Bob Weber invites us to discover a new narrative about the possibilities that come with growing older while developing a deeper sense of self.
Robert L. (Bob) Weber, Ph.D., is a former Jesuit and clinical psychologist, on the brink of a happy retirement from his position as Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital.
For the past fifteen years, the principal focus of Bob’s work has been weaving together aging, spirituality and mental health, professionally and personally
He’s the co-author of the book The Spirituality of Age: A Seeker’s Guide to Growing Older with Carol Orsborn, Ph.D. They were awarded the 2015 Nautilus Gold Medal in the category, “Aging Consciously.”
Bob was the 2014 recipient of the American Society on Aging’s FORSA Award (Forum on Religion, Spirituality and Aging), given annually to outstanding individuals, programs and services in religion, spirituality and aging.
Bob lives in Cambridge Massachusetts and has a private practice with his wife, Pamela L. Enders, Ph.D., who is also a clinical psychologist.
Highlights and quotes from the Show
What interior spiritual life development goes on at this stage of life. What do you begin to see that you didn’t see before?
“As we get older and wiser we also need to get more childlike.”
How can we live with wonder and awe now that we can let go of some of our activities and strivings?
How our difficult lived experiences teach us about life and what matters that allow us to live life to the fullest.
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