Mental Illness Happy Hour

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episode 21: #541 Narcissistic Partners - Dr Gregory Kushnick


Psychologist Dr. Gregory Kushnick discusses his specialty: Signs you're in a relationship with a narcissist. Check out his website manhattanpsychologist.com for more. The book mentioned in this episode is Healing The Shame That Binds by John Bradshaw. 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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episode 22: #542 Emotional Neglect - Gillian G


Artist and graphic novel author Gillian G shares her struggles with anxiety, her deep desire to be a prodigy, and how she confronted her father about his emotional neglect. Be sure to check out her new book Shirley & Jamila Save Their Summer. For More about Gillian go to www.GillianG.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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episode 23: #543 Codependency - Marissa Esquibel


Therapist Marissa Esquibel (LMFT) and host of the Codependummy Podcast joins Paul to deep dive into codependency and parentification. She also opens up about her own life, including some of the struggles that come with being a twin.   For More About Marissa marissa@codependummy.com www.codependummy.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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episode 24: #544 Andrew Solomon & Juan Acosta


Paul leads a conversation with Andrew Solomon @Andrew_Solomon (author, and mental health activist) & Juan Acosta @JUANACOSTA_ (author and activist) about mental health advocacy, LGBTQ+ advocacy, and how these issues overlap. This conversation was made possible by NAMI West LA. www.namila.org For More About Andrew Solomon www.AndrewSolomon.com Twitter  www.Twitter.com/Andrew_Solomon For More About Juan Acosta www.JuanAcostaOfficial...


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