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Sept. 28, 2022

19. Helping a Paranoid Friend

In this episode a listener asks how to support a friend with sudden onset paranoid delusions.  We discuss possible diagnoses like…

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Sept. 7, 2022

18. Perfectionism and Procrastination; Building Trust with a Therapist

In this episode we answer 2 questions. The first listener has a question about perfectionism. Among other things, we discuss the …

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Aug. 24, 2022

17. Medication versus Therapy; Angry With My Therapist

We answer 2 questions in this episode. The first listener wants to know how we choose between psychotherapy and medications in th…

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Aug. 3, 2022

16. Competing with a friend in therapy; Is my therapist prepared?

We have 2 listener questions. Our first listener sees the same therapist as her friend and is feeling jealous about their relatio…

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July 6, 2022

15. Spouse Demands Therapy; Therapist on Vacation

We answer 2 listener questions: The spouse of our first listener is insisting that they get couple's therapy and that he see an i…

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June 15, 2022

14. "Trust the Process"; Humor in Therapy; Emotional Growth

We answer 3 unrelated listener questions: what's meant by "trust the process"; how do you feel about humor in therapy; and a ques…

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May 25, 2022

13. Death of a Therapist; What's in Your Notes?

We answer 2 listener questions. The first listener has questions about the recent, unexpected death of their therapist. We're hon…

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May 16, 2022

12. Regression

We answer a listener's question about regression in therapy. We discuss adult tantrums, man flu and hanger among other things. We…

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April 27, 2022

11. Rupture, Repair; How Much Do You Care?

We have 2 listener questions this episode. The first listener asks how to address ruptures in a therapeutic relationship and noti…

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April 14, 2022

10. Psychedelics in Psychiatry

We answer a listener’s question about the use of psychedelic drugs in psychiatry.

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March 23, 2022

9. Qualifying for Therapy; Social Awkwardness as a Psychiatrist

We answer 2 listener questions: An expectant father wants to know if he qualifies for therapy. The second listener wants to know …

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March 9, 2022

8. Is Too Much Therapy Making Me Worse?

A listener wants to know if it's possible to stay in therapy for too long or if therapy can make you worse.  Submit your question…

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Feb. 23, 2022

7. Picking the Right Therapist

A listener wants to get back into therapy and has questions about how to find the best fit. Everyone knows you need a good relati…

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Feb. 9, 2022

6. Bipolar Overdiagnosis; Therapeutic Alliance

We answer 2 listener questions : "Why is Bipolar Disorder overdiagnosed?" and "Why do you make such a big deal out of the therape…

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Jan. 26, 2022

5. Romantic Feelings in Therapy

We answer a listener's question about how to manage romantic feelings towards their psychiatrist/therapist. We discuss the possib…

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Jan. 12, 2022

4. Boundaries and _The Shrink Next Door_

This episode is all about boundaries in a therapeutic relationship. We discuss the hit podcast and Apple TV show The Shrink Next …

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Dec. 22, 2021

3. Review of _Hidden Valley Road_ by Robert Kolker

By request, we review the national bestseller and Oprah's Book Club pick Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Famil…

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Dec. 8, 2021

2. Breaking Up with Your Psychiatrist; Electroconvulsive Therapy

We answer a listener's question about how to break up with your psychiatrist or psychotherapist. In the second half of the episod…

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Dec. 1, 2021

1. TV and Movie Psychiatrists; Pregnancy and Psychiatric Medication

We answer a listener’s question about pop culture representations of psychiatrists. We talk about the 3 main categories of TV and…

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Nov. 21, 2021

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