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

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episode 37: Jamie Tworkowski - To Write Love On Her Arms

Jamie aka @JamieTworkowski is the founder of "To Write Lover on her Arms," a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. Paul and Jamie discuss the power...


 2019-09-13  1h16m

episode 36: Reclaiming Desire After Assault - Julie Peters

Julie explains the steps to recovering desire, passion, and pleasure after her sexual assault.  Discuss how being catcalled and sexualized at age 11 informed her value in society, sexual harassment in the workplace, struggles with anorexia and a...


 2019-09-06  1h53m

episode 35: Zane Helberg - Getting Sober

Zane Helberg performs stand-up comedy in an unlikely setting - rehab clinics. He and Paul discuss how getting sober lead to living an authentic life, personal development, and the importance of spiritual progress (not perfection). More About Our...


 2019-08-30  1h21m

episode 34: Covert Incest - Tony M

Sexual abuse and incest can often fly below the radar because there isn't overt touching but as Tony M shares, his being raised in a sexually charged home has impacted his ability to trust and be intimate. Support Our Sponsors!  This episode is...


 2019-08-23  1h38m

episode 33: How Do I Choose A Treatment? - Patient Advocate Adrienne Nolan-Smith

The patient advocate who was diagnosed with Lyme disease at 11 offers advice for navigating the complex world of healthcare and mental health.  She discusses experimental/non-approved treatments (hyperbaric oxygen therapy and bovine colostrum...


 2019-08-16  1h36m

Introducing We Love You (And So Can You)!

Part reality show, part self-love school and the best makeover podcast out there. Hosts Kristen Meinzer and Jolenta Greenberg (from By The Book) draw on their extensive knowledge of self-help to provide guests with a prescription for their next life...


 2019-08-15  3m

episode 32: Mixed Race & Intra-Racism - Daniel Evans Nakamura

"Dan From The Internet" aka @DanFromTheWeb discusses intra-race racism, growing up mixed-race (Latinx/Japanese/African-American) and sexually fluid in an emotionally neglectful household with a judgmental and homophobic father, and how he renewed a...


 2019-08-09  1h43m

episode 31: Behind The Laughter - Anthony & Brigitte

The comedian (Anthony Griffith) and doctor of psychology (Dr. Brigitte Travis Griffin) open up about losing their 2-year-old daughter to cancer and how they learned to navigate the grief process through faith, love, and humor. They are the authors of...


 2019-08-02  1h49m

episode 30: Best Of: Ex-Con "Murph" (2011)

From the first season (2011). Paul interviews “Murph”, a retired serial felon who opens up about prison, the guilt of his crimes and leaving it all behind. Six years ago you might have labeled him a psychopath. Paul calls him a trusted friend....


 2019-07-26  56m

episode 29: Best Of: Jen Kirkman (2011)

From 2011.  Jen @JenKirkman (Chelsea Lately, Drunk History) and Paul have an epic “Fear Off” that leaves both of their souls emptied. Jen shares about her panic attacks and what it was like to be in New York on 9/11. Paul shares about...


 2019-07-19  1h20m