Mental Illness Happy Hour

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episode 11: #531 Hot Mess Girls


Comedians Andrea Allan and Emily Lubin (@HotMessComedyHour) sit down with Paul and talk about everything from dealing with divorce and tough breakups to being turned on by your trauma (it’s totally normal!). Be sure to check out their podcast The Hot Mess Comedy Hour. Check out their podcast at www.HotMessComedyHour.com and follow them on social media @HotMessComedyHour Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling.  To get a free week go to www.BetterHelp...


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 2021-03-19  2h29m
 
 

episode 12: #532 Matt Haig


Best-selling author Matt Haig (@MattHaig1) discusses how he works through his depression, panic attacks, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts. Matt has written several books including Reasons to Stay Alive and his newest book The Midnight Library. Follow Matt @MattHaig1 Check out his website at www.MattHaig.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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 2021-03-26  1h23m
 
 

episode 13: #533 Cults - Dr Janja Lalich


Dr. Janja Lalich, former cult member turned cult researcher and expert, joins Paul to discuss the characteristics of cult leaders, psychopathy, narcissism, the Nxivm cult in particular, and how cult behavior mirrors that of abusive relationships. For more about Dr Lalich go to www.cultresearch.org Image courtesy of Starz’s documentary series Seduced: Inside the NXIVM Cult. Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling.  To get a free week go to www.BetterHelp...


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 2021-04-02  1h33m
 
 

episode 14: #534 Psychotic Break & BiPolar - Ethan Warren


Filmmaker and writer Ethan Warren (West of Her, Bright Wall/Dark Room) shares his intense experience with having a psychotic episode and being diagnosed with bipolar disorder. For more about Ethan go to his website http://ethanrawarren.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.teencounseling...


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 2021-04-09  1h47m
 
 

episode 15: #535 Mohoganey


Mohogany opens up about her struggles with depression, self-harm, and addiction and how she navigated these issues as a young Black woman in a mostly-white community. She also shares moments from her life where she’s had to deal with painful racism. 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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 2021-04-16  1h29m
 
 

episode 16: #536 Recovering From Sexual Abuse - Rebecca Rogers Maher


Novelist Rebecca Rogers Maher joins Paul as they unpack the trauma surrounding childhood sexual abuse. They talk about the ways it can show up as an adult, the effects of secondary trauma, and the progress they’ve made in therapy & support groups. Check out Rebecca’s books https://www.amazon.com/Rebecca-Rogers-Maher/e/B003YUQULG%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling.  To get a free week go to www.BetterHelp...


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 2021-04-23  2h29m
 
 

episode 17: #537 Glenn Meehan


Television Producer Glenn Mehan @GlenMee shares intimate portraits of his life including the difficult relationships with his parents and what it was like to be gay and in love in the 80s amid the AIDS epidemic.  For more on Glenn www.Instagram.com/glenmee https://www.facebook.com/glenn.meehan.3 glenncmeehan@gmail.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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 2021-04-30  1h20m
 
 

episode 18: #538 Sexual Desire - Dr Nazanin Moali


Clinical psychologist, certified sex therapist and host of the Sexology Podcast (@SexologyPodcast ), Dr. Nazanin Moali, joins Paul to discuss the psychology of sexual desires and addictions. More about Dr. Moali website: https://sexologypodcast.com/ Instagram account: https://www.instagram.com/sexologypodcast/ AASECT Certified Sex Therapist www.oasis2care.com Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling.  To get a free week go to www.BetterHelp...


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 2021-05-07  1h49m
 
 

episode 19: #539 ADHD - Dani Donovan


Comic artist and mental health advocate Dani Donovan @DaniDonovan joins Paul to unpack all things ADHD--including some surprising and lesser-known symptoms. Check out Dani's ADHD themed comics on her website adhddd.com For more about Dani Website: adhddd.com Patreon: patreon.com/danidonovan Social: Twitter: twitter.com/danidonovan TikTok: tiktok.com/@danidonovan Instagram: instagram.com/danidonovan Facebook: facebook...


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 2021-05-14  1h47m
 
 

episode 20: #540 Therapeutic Writing - Diane Sherry Case


Diane Sherry Case is an author and creative writing instructor with a specific focus on therapeutic writing. She and Paul discuss the power of writing in processing your emotions, including a few writing prompts that listeners can practice. For More on Diane www.Facebook.com/DianeSherryCasepage www.WriteForRecovery.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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 2021-05-21  1h37m