Mental Illness Happy Hour

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episode 38: #505 Ben Fineman


Therapist-in-training Ben Fineman reflects on his past life as a professional poker player and discusses the mistakes we all make in relationships. He also dives into the topic of his own podcast: How to recognize and handle Bad Therapy. More About Ben www.verybadtherapy.com  www.benfinemancounseling.com Registered Associate Marriage & Family Therapist #119754Supervised by Curt Widhalm, LMFT #47333 Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling...


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episode 37: #504 Jameela Jamil


Actor (The Good Place) and activist Jameela Jamil @JameelaJamil chats with Paul about society's influence on self-image, the pitfalls of cancel culture, and what it's like to live with a virtually invisible chronic illness. Check out Jameela's podcast iWeigh Follow her on IG & Twitter @JameelaJamil Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling.  To get a free week go to www.BetterHelp.com/mental  Must be 18...


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episode 36: #503 Dr Jill Stoddard


Psychologist and writer Dr. Jill Stoddard talks about different types of anxiety, how to recognize and unpack your triggers, and how mindfulness is key when it comes to working through difficult moments. More about Dr. Stoddard: https://www.jillstoddard.com/ https://www.facebook.com/jillstoddardphd/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/jillstoddardphd/ https://www.instagram.com/jillastoddard/ https://twitter...


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   1h33m
 
 

episode 35: #502 Surviving Music & Drugs - Charlie Springer


Paul's long-time friend, Charlie Springer, talks about giving up the seminary to move to San Fran in the Summer Of Love, beginning a career working with music greats while battling his alcoholism and drug addiction. Some great hippie stories :) Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling.  To get a free week go to www.BetterHelp.com/mental  Must be 18.  For those under 18 you will be redirected to or can go directly to TeenCounseling at  www.teencounseling...


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   1h33m
 
 

episode 34: #501 Dr Menije Boduryan


Clinical psychologist and immigrant Menije Boduryan talks with Paul about perfectionism, imposter syndrome, and generational trauma in the Armenian community. More About Dr. Boduryan website: https://www.embracingyoutherapy.com  IG: www.instagram.com/dr.menije Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxBmKFKCb1bOGcc4fMbdu6g?view_as=subscriber Subscription: https://mailchi.mp/embracingyoutherapy/worrier-to-warrior Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling...


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 2020-08-21  1h26m
 
 

episode 33: #500 Dealing w/Male Culture - Jordan Reid Returns


Author and actor Jordan Reid shares her perspective on marriage, emotional labor, raising feminist boys, and what being in a relationship can mean for modern-day women. More About Jordan Website: http://www.ramshackleglam.com Social Handle: @ramshackleglam Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling.  To get a free week go to www.BetterHelp.com/mental  Must be 18.  For those under 18 you will be redirected to or can go directly to TeenCounseling at  www...


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 2020-08-14  1h30m
 
 

episode 32: #499 Brianne Davis


Paul's longtime support group friend shares about her sex and love addiction and how getting help for it helped her learn how to be intimate, stop cheating and using men, and finally becoming a mother. More About BrianneSecret Life Podcast secretlifepodcast.com iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/secret-life-podcast/id1521171499 Website:http://briannedavis.com HuffPost Article:https://tinyurl...


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 2020-08-07  1h35m
 
 

episode 31: #498 Best Of - Jimmy Dore


A replay from 2011 (our 15th episode) - Paul's friend, comedian Jimmy Dore talks about growing up Catholic in a violent and segregated Chicago neighborhood with 11 siblings. Topics include: depression, panic attacks, fistfights, robbery and an empty feeling following success.  Check out Jimmy on YouTube or listen to the Jimmy Dore Show podcast. For more about Jimmy go to www.JimmyDoreComedy.com Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling...


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 2020-07-31  1h4m
 
 

episode 30: #497 Best Of - Lia McCord


What happens when a naive Texas cheerleader from an abusive home tries to pay for college by smuggling heroin in Bangladesh?  Probably not what you think. She also shares about survivor self-blame around incest.


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 2020-07-24  1h17m
 
 

episode 29: #496 Best Of - Kristine Keese


The Holocaust survivor, mother, teacher and activist reflects on her coping mechanisms, her ability to find joy, feelings unique to motherhood, her childhood in Nazi-occupied Warsaw as a Jewish 7 year-old, and the special bond she forged with her mother, Eugenia Lubowski Krol, as they fled for their lives.


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 2020-07-17  1h57m