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 1h49m. Bisher sind 565 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 42 days 14 hours 44 minutes

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episode 46: Living With Epilepsy - Alisa Kennedy Jones


The writer and NPR contributor @IAmGothamGirl shares about developing epilepsy at 40 (as a single mom), bad doctors, shattering her face during a seizure, the myths around her condition and the hope she has found accepting her new reality. More About...


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 2019-11-15  1h36m
 
 

episode 47: Body Image & Sexuality - Jessi Kneeland


Paul and Jessi talk about the mean voices in our heads - especially towards our bodies; how childhood sexual trauma affects sexuality, self-objectification, difficulty orgasming and being your body's friend. More About Jessi...


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 2019-11-22  1h29m
 
 

episode 48: Best Of - Paul F Tompkins


The talented stand-up comedian, podcaster (The Neighborhood Listen) and writer/actor (HBO’s Mr. Show, Bojack Horseman, Room 104, Comedy Bang Bang) talks about the role therapy played in helping him turn his pain and rejection into being a...


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 2019-11-29  1h27m
 
 

episode 49: 464 - Surviving Domestic Violence - Gold Medalist Ruthie Bolton


The 2-time Olympic gold medalist and Women's Basketball Hall of Fame inductee shares about surviving domestic abuse and becoming an advocate for other survivors. She also shares about being one of 20 children, being a preacher's kid and learning how...


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 2019-12-06  1h37m
 
 

episode 50: Being Non-Binary - Gobbie Dixon


The 29 year-old Second City writer/performer @GobbieDixon shares about being gender-fluid, growing up believing there was nobody else going thru the feeling of not being in the right body, and their suicide attempt at 13. They share about their...


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 2019-12-13  1h37m
 
 

episode 51: Brian Simpson


The standup comic (Lights Out) (aka @BSComedian) and Iraq War vet opens up about his unstable childhood - being lied to and moved from foster home to foster home - and how it has affected him, what he learned about white people while serving in the...


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 2019-12-20  1h36m
 
 

episode 52: Best Of: Hank Adams


Prostitution, alcoholism, fetishes, swinging, abandonment and being stabbed by a bayonet.  Handyman Hank Adams has experienced them all.  Paul’s friend has to literally pause to count how many stepdads he has had.  This episode...


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 2019-12-27  1h21m