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

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h50m. Bisher sind 552 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

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episode 47: #514 Mara Wilson Returns


Author and actress Mara Wilson @MaraWilson talks about her recent struggles with chronic illness as well as managing her OCD and anxiety. She also answers audience questions and chats with Paul about projects she has in the works. Follow Mara on Twitter and IG @MaraWilson 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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 2020-11-19  1h8m
 
 

episode 46: #513 Melinda Hill


Comedian, writer, actress, & podcaster (Let's Process This) Melinda Hill @RealMelindaHill talks about growing up with a parent with untreated bipolar, always being the new kid at school (she moved 21 times) working through unhealthy coping mechanisms, and coming out the other side of it all by getting help. Be sure to visit melindahill.com to see her various projects and check out her new standup special "Inappropriate"...


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 2020-11-13  1h25m
 
 

episode 45: #512 Anxiety - Joe List


Comedian and podcaster (Mindful Metal Jacket) Joe List @JoeListComedy talks about how he manages anxiety and panic attacks and what ultimately led him to asking for help and finding sobriety. Be sure to check out Joe's new YouTube Comedy Special "I Hate Myself". More About Our Guest  Go to www.JoeListComedian.com 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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 2020-11-06  1h3m
 
 

episode 44: #511 Intimacy Struggles - Monica Padman


Podcaster (Armchair Expert, Monica and Jess Love Boys) and actress Monica Padman @mlPadman sits down with Paul to unpack her struggles with intimacy, self-image, and growing up Indian in a white community. More About Our Guest  Follow Monica on IG @mlPadman Listen to Armchair Expert at https://armchairexpertpod.com/ 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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 2020-10-30  1h31m
 
 

episode 43: #510 Virtual Reality & Mental Health - Nanea Reeves


Nanea Reeves is the CEO & Co-Founder of TRIPP, a mobile app focused on creating mood altering experiences in virtual reality. She talks about VR research and her own struggles that led her to where she is. For more about Nanea and TRIPP go to www.Tripp.com 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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 2020-10-23  1h15m
 
 

episode 42: #509 Gabbie Hanna


Writer and musician Gabbie Hanna @GabbieHanna reads excerpts from her powerful book Dandelion and opens up about her struggles with past traumas, insecurities, and anxieties. She and Paul get deep with a Fear/Love Off. More About Our Guest  Follow her @GabbieHanna Check out her book Dandelion For more go to her website www.GabbieHannaOfficial.com 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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 2020-10-16  1h30m
 
 

episode 41: #508 Neuroscience of Trauma - Dr Erik Won


Neuroscientist and former Navy flight surgeon, Dr. Erik Won, shares his insights into mental health and the brain and talks about the trauma and struggles that come with caring for--and losing--some of his injured comrades and Covid patients. For more on Dr. Won go to www.waveneuro.com 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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 2020-10-09  1h11m
 
 

episode 40: #507 Our Prison Problem - Brandon Stickney


Writer Brandon Stickney (The Five People You'll Meet in Prison), who has spent time in four different prisons, talks about his own experiences as well as the inhumane issues with our profit-driven prison industry in America. More about Brandon: https://www.facebook.com/brandon.stickney.5 www.Twitter.com/BrandonStickney Buy his book The Five People You’ll Meet in Prison: A Memoir of Addiction, Mania & Hope here https://www.barnesandnoble...


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 2020-10-02  1h39m
 
 

episode 39: #506 Doyin Richards


The racial justice & mental health advocate discusses what life can be like for Black men in America, shares his expertise on how to be anti-racist and how he manages his depression.  For more about Doyin go to www.doyinrichards...


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 2020-09-25  1h35m
 
 

episode 38: #505 Poker-Pro-Turned-Therapist 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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 2020-09-18  1h28m