Relationships

My Daughter’s Suitcase

Posted by on Jan 19, 2014

A meditation on watching our children grow up, the search for home, our sacred origin, and the Self.

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Wisdom

A Passover Post: How Moses Found his Heart

Posted by on Mar 25, 2013

Learn what the Passover holiday and Moses’s story teaches us about our inner struggle to liberate ourselves from what holds us back from being everything we can be.

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Success

Star Quality

Posted by on Dec 22, 2013

Read my recently published article in SOS Magazine on what legendary producer, Phil Ramone, and cutting edge neuroscience can teach you about getting a great performance out of anybody.

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Music Memoir

Tiger in the Rain: Michael Franks and John Simon

Posted by on Nov 23, 2014

On occasion, I worked on a record where the folks making it were nice and somewhat sane. Sometimes, these records were beautiful, and the people who made it were excellent at what they did. One such album was Tiger in the Rain by Michael Franks, produced and arranged by John Simon.

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Star Quality

Star Quality

Read my recently published article in SOS Magazine on what legendary producer, Phil Ramone, and cutting edge neuroscience can teach you about getting a great performance out of anybody.

Dr. Berger’s Radio Interviews

Dr. Berger’s Radio Interviews

Listen to Dr. Berger’s radio interviews on therapy, love, and the mysteries of human existence.

Tiger in the Rain: Michael Franks and John Simon

Tiger in the Rain: Michael Franks and John Simon

On occasion, I worked on a record where the folks making it were nice and somewhat sane. Sometimes, these records were beautiful, and the people who made it were excellent at what they did. One such album was Tiger in the Rain by Michael Franks, produced and arranged by John Simon.

When Therapy Works

When Therapy Works

Many people wonder whether therapy actually works. Every once in a while, often after a long time lost in confusion and frustration, the results become clear and wonderful.

Bob Fosse’s All That Jazz: An Introduction

Bob Fosse’s All That Jazz: An Introduction

On October 24th, 2014, 35 years after the original release of his masterwork, All That Jazz, a dream of Bob Fosse’s, and mine, finally came true. On that night, I had the opportunity to share my story of craziness, catastrophe, and this long-delayed triumph with an audience at the Jacob Burns Theater. It was a night that I will never forget

Bob Dylan’s Blood on the Tracks: The Untold Story

Bob Dylan’s Blood on the Tracks: The Untold Story

Read a first hand account by the only person alive (including Bob Dylan himself!) who witnessed the entire New York recording sessions for Blood on the Tracks.

My Daughter’s Suitcase

My Daughter’s Suitcase

A meditation on watching our children grow up, the search for home, our sacred origin, and the Self.

The Schlepper and the Superstar

The Schlepper and the Superstar

Read excerpts from my forthcoming memoir of my 70s New York daze in the music biz, “The Schlepper and the Superstar,” with never before told stories of Dylan, Jagger, Sinatra, Paul Simon, Bob Fosse, Judy Collins, Bette Midler, James Brown et al.

Judy Collins and Susan Hamilton: My Best Female Mentors

Judy Collins and Susan Hamilton: My Best Female Mentors

It’s true that guys need male mentors who can shepherd them into the advancing stages of life. But I’ve lately come to realize how some of the most important mentoring relationships I have had in my life have been with women. Read about two of my greatest mentors, Judy Collins and Susan Hamilton.

Judy Collins: An American Treasure

Judy Collins: An American Treasure

Celebrate one of America’s cultural treasures, Judy Collins.

Hearing of Kenny White

Hearing of Kenny White

Check out terrific singer-songwriter, Kenny White, a great undiscovered talent whose music has been heard by billions.

A Letter From Lincoln to His Son’s Teacher

A Letter From Lincoln to His Son’s Teacher

Wise and touching words from one of our greatest hearts and minds on what children need to become the best they can be.

Do You Dream You Didn’t Graduate?

Do You Dream You Didn’t Graduate?

Do you ever dream that you’ve missed a class in school and now you can’t graduate? Find out what this repeating dream means here.