Tag: The Psych Central Show

Podcast: Medicaid’s Dark Secret

SUBSCRIBE & REVIEW Guest information for ‘Rachel Corbett Medicaid’ Podcast Episode Rachel Corbett is the author of You Must Change Your Life: The Story of Rainer Maria Rilke and Auguste Rodin, which won the 2016 Marfield Prize, the National Award for Arts Writing. She has written for the New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, […]

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Podcast: Holiday Coping Techniques

SUBSCRIBE & REVIEW Guest information for ‘Holiday Coping’ Podcast Episode John M. Grohol, Psy.D. is a pioneer in online mental health and psychology. Recognizing the educational and social potential of the Internet in 1995, Dr. Grohol has transformed the way people could access mental health and psychology resources online. Pre-dating the National Institute for Mental […]

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Podcast: Ghosting – Psychological Pros and Cons

But is that really the right choice?  Join us as Dr. John Grohol tells us about the surprising psychological benefits of talking things out.  Plus, is it okay to ghost your therapist? SUBSCRIBE & REVIEW Guest information for ‘Psychology of Ghosting’ Podcast Episode John M. Grohol, Psy.D. is a pioneer in online mental health and […]

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Podcast: Mass Violence Facts from the National Council on Behavioral Health

Well, now there is. The National Council on Behavioral Health has recently completed a comprehensive report, “Mass Violence in America: Causes, Impacts, and Solutions.” Listen in as our host interviews the medical director of the National Council for an in-depth explanation of what this exhaustive document has revealed. SUBSCRIBE & REVIEW Guest information for ‘National […]

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Podcast: How Toxic Masculinity Also Hurts Men

Join us as Miguel explains how the sacred masculine is increasingly being recognized as a new model of masculinity to replace the old ideas of what it meant to be a man. This new man embraces all of his humanity and recognizes that part of this is the courage to feel, express and honor the […]

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Podcast: How Feeling Your Anxiety Might Be Helpful

Join us as Reverend Connie outlines her seven step process for learning from and dealing with anxiety. Does anxiety have anything to teach you? Is it desirable or even possible to survive an anxiety attack by focusing more intently on the feeling? Will that really lead to a greater sense of calm? Listen now! SUBSCRIBE […]

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Ruminations and Worrying Ruining Your Day?

Sometimes reviewing past failures or setbacks can be healthy, a way to avoid making the mistake again. But when processing turns into ruminating, it is time to make a change.  If you find yourself continually revisiting negative thoughts that just won’t go away, listen in as Dr. Tara Sanderson gives us some tips on how […]

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Podcast: Using Music to Spark Your Inner Hero

SUBSCRIBE & REVIEW Guest information for ‘Badass’ Podcast Episode Kelly Orchard is a professional speaker, author and trainer and Licensed Psychotherapist. In addition to more than 30 years in the business of broadcasting, she has a Master’s Degree in Psychology and a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science with an emphasis in Organizational Leadership. Kelly specializes in working with businesses […]

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Podcast: Clutter vs. Hoarding- What’s the Difference?

Today’s guest explains myths surrounding hoarding, treatment strategies and why we all might be at risk. SUBSCRIBE & REVIEW Guest information for ‘Clutter and Hoarding’ Podcast Episode Elaine Birchall, MSW is the director of Birchall Consulting and the founder of the Canadian National Hoarding Coalition. A hoarding behavior specialist and clutter coach, Elaine provides training, […]

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Podcast: Hiding Depression- Using Perfectionism to Hide Our Struggles

Today Gabe speaks with Dr. Margaret Rutherford who has done extensive work on the relationship between perfectionism and depression.  Dr. Rutherford tells us how childhood trauma can lead to the development of coping mechanisms that don’t serve us as adults and how those behaviors might be masking depression. Then she shares how to challenge those […]

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Podcast: Misinformation Crusader – Writing About Mental Illness

Join us as Gabe and Dr. Jessi talk about common sources of psychiatric misinformation, the perils of the supplement industry, how mental health and mental illness are often portrayed incorrectly in the popular media, and why she decided to pursue a very specific type of writing career. SUBSCRIBE & REVIEW Guest information for ‘Dr. Jessi’ […]

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Podcast: Benefits of a Video Library Documenting Mental Health Issues

Join us as Marjorie explains how Psych Hub got started, what types of videos they have, how to find credible information in the internet age, and how for some, animated videos can be the best choice for an information source. SUBSCRIBE & REVIEW Guest information for ‘Video Library Documenting Mental Health’ Podcast Episode Marjorie Morrison […]

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Podcast: Parents of Children With Mental Illness

Tim’s illness took a toll on the entire family, which was only exacerbated by the lack of information and resources available to them.  In America, fewer than 100 children per year are diagnosed with very early onset schizophrenia. Chrisa had to find information and resources for herself and didn’t want anyone else to have to […]

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Podcast: Mass Shootings and Mental Illness

Join us for a nuanced discussion with Dr. John Grohol, the founder of PsychCentral.com, as he explains how media bias and slanted reporting have contributed to the myths and misunderstandings of who is violent in America. SUBSCRIBE & REVIEW Guest information for ‘Mass Shootings and Mental Illness’ Podcast Episode John M. Grohol, Psy.D. is a […]

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Podcast: Comfort Zones Aren’t Where We Grow

Listen in as Lucia gives easy, practical tips for expanding your horizons, reaching the best of your abilities, using your talents to serve the world, and finding inner happiness. SUBSCRIBE & REVIEW Guest information for ‘Comfort Zone’ Podcast Episode Lucia Giovannini is world renowned sensation, a former international Italian supermodel – turned transformational speaker and author […]

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Podcast: How Introverted People Can Excel in An Extroverted World

Today’s guest is a self-described introvert who wants to help her fellow introverts improve their lives and careers.  What makes someone an introvert? Is it just shyness? What is the difference between extroverts and introverts? How is the workplace skewed to favorite extroverts? What can introverts do to make up for that imbalance? What additional […]

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Podcast: Simple Psychology Explanations with Dr. Ali Mattu

Do you enjoy watching YouTube videos on psychology and mental health topics?  But are you tired of wading through all the mindless fluff, meaningless new-age jargon, and overly pedantic lectures?  There is a better option out there – The Psych Show, created by Dr. Ali Mattu.   It might seem frivolous, but YouTube videos aren’t going […]

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Podcast: Children’s Treatment for Mental Health Issues

Today’s guest is Okpara Rice, CEO of Tanager Place, a mental health facility for children in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  Unlike adults, children are not in control of their own environment, and anything that affects a child will affect their families, and vice versa.  So, what is the best way to help these kids?  Join us […]

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Podcast: Policing and Mental Illness: A Better Approach

SUBSCRIBE & REVIEW Guest information for ‘Policing and Crisis Intervention Training’ Podcast Episode Officer Rebecca Skillern, senior trainer within the mental health division of the Houston Police Department, joins as a special guest to explain police protocol in answering crisis emergencies and what people with schizophrenia and their loved ones should do when an episode […]

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Podcast: Sandy Hook: Community Healing After a Large-Scale Trauma

Everyone remembers the disturbing images from the Sandy Hook school shooting in December 2012 after a gunman killed 26 people, including 20 first-grade children.  It was traumatic for all of us, but what was it like to actually be a member of that community?  Today’s guest, Melissa Glaser, worked for 20 months as a coordinator […]

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Podcast: Learn to Live with Anxiety, Stress, and Worry

Today we are joined by Dr. Russell Morfitt, co-founder of LearntoLive.com.  Dr. Morfitt explains the differences between stress, worry, anxiety, social anxiety, and panic, and tell us how using the techniques of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) can be life changing.  The Learn to Live program is designed to teach CBT skills online to anxiety sufferers, […]

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Podcast: Openly Discussing Suicide in Our Communities

One of the most dangerous misconceptions about suicide is that asking a loved one if they are suicidal will increase the odds that they will attempt suicide.  Today Dr. Nate Ivers of Wake Forest University discusses the importance of making “the covert overt” by asking blunt, straightforward questions of those you suspect may be thinking […]

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