Mental Illness Happy Hour

"A perversely safe place in which he and his guests talk about their fears, addictions and traumatic childhoods." - NY Times "Normalizes what so many others feel but have been too fearful or ashamed to express...remarkable" - Psychology Today "A vital, compassionate gem that fills a desperate and under-addressed need in our society." - Esquire "Gilmartin makes a conscious effort to explore stories that aren’t black and white" - Slate Magazine "Praised by listeners all over the world" - Atlantic Monthly www.mentalpod.com mentalpod@gmail.com

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#603 - Bittersweetness - Susan Cain


Susan Cain is a best-selling author and someone who thinks very deliberately about emotions. She sits down with Paul and shares her journey from attorney to writer and how her appreciation for melancholy turned into her new book, Bittersweet.  More About Susan Cain https://www.amazon.com/Bittersweet-Sorrow-Longing-Make-Whole/dp/0451499786 https://susancain.net Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling. To get 10% off your first month go to www.BetterHelp...


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#602 Best Of - Schizophrenia - Dr Elyn Saks


Originally aired in 2015. The USC professor of law, psychiatry and psychology (in addition to a PhD in Psychoanalysis) talks about her history of schizophrenia, her multiple hospitalizations and how she has learned to manage it. They also talk about mental health and the law. We will be back with new episodes in August. Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling. To get 10% off your first month go to www.BetterHelp.com/mental Must be 18...


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#601 Best Of - Conflict - Randy Olea


Originally aired in 2013. A father/brother figure to Paul, the high-school teacher reflects on his Mexican heritage, violent upbringing, tour in Vietnam, stints as a bouncer at a Hell’s Angels bar, and a Club Med guide, his getting “struck sober” and how he has evolved into the man his father never was. We will be back with new episodes in August. Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling. To get 10% off your first month go to www.BetterHelp...


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#600 Best Of - Baron Vaughn


Originally aired in 2013, the actor/comedian (Conan, Jimmy Fallon, Comedy Central) talks about his struggle to feel “authentically black” without betraying who he is, the state of comedy in the black community, honing his artistic voice, and his nerdish, turbulent childhood especially with his alcoholic mother. More About Baron www.BaronVaughn.com Twitter @BaronVonBlaq Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling. To get 10% off your first month go to www...


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#599 Best Of - Pedophile Ring Survivor - Anneke Lucas


Originally aired in 2015. Sold by her mother to a pedophile ring led by powerful politicians and aristocrats in her native Belgium, Anneke’s story is about more than just survival. She talks about the ways her PTSD affects her life but also about the empathy she learned at a young age that inspires her to teach yoga in prisons, especially fellow survivors of sex-trafficking...


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 2022-07-08  2h19m
 
 

#598 - Rescuing - Dr. Edward Shahrokh


Dr. Edward Shahrokh is Paul’s support group friend who also happens to be a psychologist. He studies addiction relapse and is well-versed in the psychology of “rescuers”--particularly because he used to be one himself.  To read Dr. Shahrokh’s dissertation click go here https://www.researchgate.net/publication/335060384_THE_EXPERIENCE_OF_RELAPSE_AFTER_LONG-TERM_SOBRIETY_AND_SUBSEQUENT_RETURN_TO_SOBRIETY Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling...


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 2022-07-01  1h38m
 
 

#597 Mary Mack Live


Mary Mack (@MaryMackComedy) is a comedian, writer, and actor. Today, she sits down with Paul in an episode that takes place LIVE at Sisyphus Brewing in Minneapolis where she talks about growing up in a very small town and navigating her complicated family when she’s the only one in therapy. More about Mary IG/Twitter @MaryMackComedy Facebook is www.Facebook.com/MaryMackComedy1 www.MaryMackcomedy.com Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling...


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 2022-06-24  1h33m
 
 

#596 Love Avoidance - Rebecca D


Rebecca D is a friend from Paul’s support group. She opens up about her experience with covert incest (a father who treated her like his “wingman” when he was dating or weighing a woman’s attractiveness), her love-avoidant behavior, and her addictions to fantasy and marijuana.  Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling. To get 10% off your first month go to www.BetterHelp.com/mental Must be 18...


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 2022-06-17  1h29m
 
 

#595 Terrorist Attack Girl - Meyli Chapin


Meyli Chapin (@MeyliChapin) is a terror attack survivor. She shares her vivid recollection of the 17-hour event that changed her life and how PTSD treatment continues to save her. Check out her book, Terrorist Attack Girl, and her PTSD treatment app, Trauma Brace. More About Meyli Instagram: @meylichapin  Terrorist Attack Girl book on Amazon:  https://www.amazon.com/Terrorist-Attack-Girl-Terrorism-Reconstructed/dp/B09PW8K846 Terrorist Attack Girl audiobook on Audible:  https://www.audible...


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 2022-06-10  1h55m
 
 

#594 Concussions - Ethan O'Brien & Dr B


Dr. Sasha Blaskovich & Ethan O’Brien join Paul to discuss their book Dr. B’s Concussion Breakthrough: Exploring the Hidden Connection to Neck Injuries and a Simple Guide to Naturally Heal Your Brain. They dive deep into the brain—and deep into hockey. More About Our Guests: Ethan O'Brien, CEO @ ConcussionRecoveryKit.com Co-Author of the Amazon Best Seller Dr. B's Concussion Breakthrough Email contact: ethan@concussionrecoverykit...


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 2022-06-03  1h14m