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Recent Episodes

23. Ending a Long Therapy; Discussion of the documentary _ Stutz _

Nov. 30, 2022

In this episode we have a listener who has a question about terminating a long-term therapy. They ask, "How do you know when you're done?" We then discuss the new Jonah Hill documentary _ Stutts _ in which Jonah profiles his…

22. FX _The Patient_

Nov. 9, 2022

What can we learn about therapy from the FX original show _The Patient_ (streaming on Hulu)? We talk about internalizing your therapist, feeling held hostage (figuratively) by a patient and taking care of people where it may…

21. Hug From My Therapist; Sibling Conflict and a Dying Parent

Oct. 26, 2022

Our first question is from a listener who would like a hug from his therapist. Our second question comes from someone dealing with sibling conflict and a dying parent.  Please submit your questions (voicemail or email messag…

20. Cheating on your Therapist; Virtual Therapy

Oct. 12, 2022

In this episode a listener has a question about cheating on his therapist; our second question comes from someone who is getting tired of virtual appointments and would like to get back in the office to see her therapist in …

19. Helping a Paranoid Friend

Sept. 28, 2022

In this episode a listener asks how to support a friend with sudden onset paranoid delusions.  We discuss possible diagnoses like brief psychotic disorder and review a few different types of interventions. Please submit your…

18. Perfectionism and Procrastination; Building Trust with a Therapist

Sept. 7, 2022

In this episode we answer 2 questions. The first listener has a question about perfectionism. Among other things, we discuss the connection between perfectionism and procrastination.  Our second listener wants to know how to…