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Podcast: Celebrating a COVID Christmas

 

We’ve made it to the end of 2020! From polarizing politics to raging fires to COVID-19, it’s been a real doozy. And now the holidays… Do we celebrate with loved...

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Podcast: Family Perspective on Mental Illness

 

What’s it like growing up with a sibling with mental illness? In today’s show, we hear it straight from Gabe’s little sister Debbie, who shares what it was like living...

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Podcast: Reframing Past Traumas

 

What is your life story? Do you feel like a victim of your circumstances? And if so, how does this affect your future? In today’s show, our guest James Sweigert,...

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Podcast: Depression Management Hints and Tips

 

Can a never-depressed person truly understand what your depression is like? Or give you advice? Probably not. It’s like getting parenting advice from a non-parent. In today’s show, our two...

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Podcast: Is Telehealth Effective?

 

In today’s COVID world, many mental health patients are finding themselves “forced” into seeing their doctors online rather than in person. But how effective is telehealth? What are the benefits...

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Podcast: Birthdays, COVID, and Reframing (Oh My!)

 

It’s that time of year again! That’s right — Gabe’s Annual Birthday Blog. Each year, Gabe looks back on the important events and lessons he’s encountered during the previous 12...

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Podcast: Can Swearing Improve Mental Health?

 

Ouch! You stub your toe or burn your finger and a curse word comes flying out. It’s automatic — and it probably makes you feel a little better. But have...

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Podcast: Families and Holiday Survival

 

Is your family bad for your mental health? If so, how do you handle the holidays? In today’s show Gabe and Lisa reminisce about their family holidays together — the...

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Podcast: Understanding Emotional Abuse

 

What are the signs of emotional abuse? Can you be a victim or a perpetrator and not even know it? In today’s podcast, we welcome psychotherapist Beverly Engel who explains...

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Podcast: Reviewing Netflix’s Ratched

 

Have you seen the Netflix series Ratched? In today’s Not Crazy podcast, we discuss whether the show gives an accurate portrayal of 1940’s mental illness treatments. And to help us...

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Therapist or Patient: Who’s in Charge?

 

Let’s talk about psychotherapy. Why hasn’t it changed much in the last century? And if a patient isn’t getting well, is it the fault of the patient, the therapist or...

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Podcast: Value of Personal Mental Illness Stories

 

Openly sharing our personal mental health stories can help others know they’re not alone, especially when it’s a rarely-discussed or taboo subject. In today’s Not Crazy podcast, our guest Rachel...

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Podcast: How to Mentally Prepare for Anything

 

What’s the worst that could happen? And who will you still be regardless of the outcome? In today’s podcast, Gabe talks with author Shira Gura about her newest method CLEAR,...

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Caregiving for Schizophrenia

 

A third of all people will be a caregiver at some point in their lives. Caregiving for people with schizophrenia presents challenges that many people are ill-prepared for. Host Rachel...

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Dear Newly Diagnosed: What We Wish We Knew

 

In today’s show, Gabe discusses what he could have done differently as a newly diagnosed bipolar patient that may have made his life a little easier. He and Lisa also...

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Podcast: Family Perspective on Mental Illness

 

What’s it like growing up with a sibling with mental illness? In today’s show, we hear it straight from Gabe’s little sister Debbie, who shares what it was like living...

The post Podcast: Family Perspective on Mental Illness first appeared on World of Psychology.

Podcast: Depression Management Hints and Tips

 

Can a never-depressed person truly understand what your depression is like? Or give you advice? Probably not. It’s like getting parenting advice from a non-parent. In today’s show, our two...

The post Podcast: Depression Management Hints and Tips first appeared on World of Psychology.

Podcast: How to Mentally Prepare for Anything

 

What’s the worst that could happen? And who will you still be regardless of the outcome? In today’s podcast, Gabe talks with author Shira Gura about her newest method CLEAR,...

The post Podcast: How to Mentally Prepare for Anything first appeared on World of Psychology.

Caregiving for Schizophrenia

 

A third of all people will be a caregiver at some point in their lives. Caregiving for people with schizophrenia presents challenges that many people are ill-prepared for. Host Rachel...

The post Caregiving for Schizophrenia first appeared on World of Psychology.

Dear Newly Diagnosed: What We Wish We Knew

 

In today’s show, Gabe discusses what he could have done differently as a newly diagnosed bipolar patient that may have made his life a little easier. He and Lisa also...

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Understanding a Dysfunctional Childhood

 

Let’s discuss the nuances of dysfunctional parenting. In today’s Not Crazy podcast, Gabe recalls the relationship he had with his parents when he was young. As a teen, he thought...

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Podcast: Large Family Beset by Schizophrenia

 

In today’s show, Gabe talks with Robert Kolker, author of the New York Times bestselling — and Oprah’s book club pick — book Hidden Valley Road. This non-fiction biography is...

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Dealing With Anxiety in the Time of COVID-19

 

 Now that we’re in the middle of a pandemic, more people than ever are experiencing anxiety, especially those who struggled with mental health issues before COVID-19. And to make...

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Inside Schizophrenia: Love, Dating, and Marriage with Schizophrenia

 

Can people with schizophrenia fall in love? Can they date or even get married? In today’s episode, host Rachel Star Withers (a woman who lives with schizophrenia) and co-host Gabe...

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Is Your Brain Tired? You May Be Mentally Fatigued

 

It seems like everyone I talk to lately is tired, and not because they’re suddenly more active or more productive than usual. In fact, most of them can’t tell you...

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How My Husband’s Chronic Depression Forever Changed Our Family — for the Better

 

I promise to choose you, in good times and in bad. Till death do us part. I was in my early twenties when I pledged those words to my husband. Like...

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What I Wish I Had Said about Mental Health and Suicide

 

Thirty years ago, the atmosphere surrounding mental health and suicide was very different than it is today, especially in some areas. Even today, where you live could affect the information,...

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Are There Potentially Positive Outcomes from COVID-19?

 

In dealing with COVID on a daily basis and continually bemoaning its effects on us as individuals and a society, we wistfully anticipate a return to “normal,” though arguably a...

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How Mindfulness Can Reframe Body Image

 

Please note that this post discusses eating disorders. Weight — the loss of it, the gain of it, the way our bodies fill out our clothes or take up space...

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The Power of Self-Compassion to Heal Pandemic Eating

 

During this time of quarantine and lockdown from the coronavirus, people with emotional eating problems have found themselves increasingly overeating, bingeing, and dieting. It makes sense: we are more bored,...

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