Mental Illness Happy Hour show

Mental Illness Happy Hour

Summary: "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

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 439 - Finding Our Core Emotions - Hilary Jacobs Hendel LCSW | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:40:15

The certified psychoanalyst, author of It's Not Always Depression:Working the Change Triangle to Listen to the Body, Discover Core Emotions, and Connect to Your Authentic Self and AEDP psychotherapist opens up about her struggles with perfectionism and equating value with achievements, mistakes she has made as a parent, listening to our bodies, discovering our core emotions, how depression can misdiagnosed and advice on bringing about change in our lives using the change triangle.

 438 Alec MacDonald aka @AlecWithPen | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:11:30

The popular cartoonist @AlecWithPen shares his history with depression, anxiety, failed relationships, a wealthy but distant family, low self-esteem, trying to find his passion & how he finally channeled it into his drawings. WAYS TO HELP THE PODCAST Subscribe! Spread the word via social media.  website is www.mentalpod.com www.Facebook.com/mentalpod Twitter& IG are both @Mentalpod  Become a Patreon monthly-donor (with occasional rewards) for as little as $1/month at www.Patreon.com/mentalpod

 437 - Aging & Happiness - Dr Andrea Brandt | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:34:14

The 77 year-old veteran psychotherapist, teacher and author shares her insights into how we can embrace aging and mortality to deal with feelings of irrelevance and anger and find contentment thru acceptance, mindfulness and purpose. WAYS TO HELP THE PODCAST Subscribe! Spread the word via social media.  website is www.mentalpod.com www.Facebook.com/mentalpod Twitter& IG are both @Mentalpod  Become a Patreon monthly-donor (with occasional rewards) for as little as $1/month at www.Patreon.com/m

 436 - Healthy Love - Christina Howard | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:52:24

Her lifelong fear of commitment was masked behind an obsession with emotionally available men - Christina shares how she personally changed and healed her pain to be able to recognize and accept healthy love including self-love. WAYS TO HELP THE PODCAST Subscribe! Spread the word via social media.  website is www.mentalpod.com www.Facebook.com/mentalpod Twitter& IG are both @Mentalpod  Become a Patreon monthly-donor (with occasional rewards) for as little as $1/month at www.Patreon.com/ment

 435 Anxiety & Humor - Jordan Reid | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:28:56

The hilarious blogger/author of Ramshackle Glam &The Big Activity Book For Anxious People shares about her battles with anxiety, & being fired from It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. She & Paul also get into some fun Fears and Loves.  WAYS TO HELP THE PODCAST Subscribe! Spread the word via social media.  website is www.mentalpod.com www.Facebook.com/mentalpod Twitter& IG are both @Mentalpod  Become a Patreon monthly-donor (with occasional rewards) for as little as $1/month at www.Patreon.com

 434 - Depression, Drinking & Fear - Ry Doon | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:57:45

The comedian shares about his battles with depression, fear of failure, huge financial and professional setbacks (he had a huge following on Vine before it was retired), having a mother with BiPolar I, and alcohol. WAYS TO HELP THE PODCAST Subscribe! Spread the word via social media.  website is www.mentalpod.com www.Facebook.com/mentalpod Twitter& IG are both @Mentalpod  Become a Patreon monthly-donor (with occasional rewards) for as little as $1/month at www.Patreon.com/mentalpod 

 433 - Janet Varney Returns | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:52:28

Paul's former Dinner and a Movie cohost and very first guest on the podcast returns to share about fears, loves, panic attacks, people pleasing, hurt feelings and her battles with personalization displacement syndrome. WAYS TO HELP THE PODCAST Subscribe! Spread the word via social media.  website is www.mentalpod.com www.Facebook.com/mentalpod Twitter& IG are both @Mentalpod  Become a Patreon monthly-donor (with occasional rewards) for as little as $1/month at www.Patreon.com/mentalpod 

 432 - Heartache & Obsession - Elle Huerta | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:32:19

Elle talks about obsessions & letting go especially after breakups, shame, isolation, rejection and not being enough, plus the sickness of working to extreme exhaustion and trying to find validation outside of her accomplishments. WAYS TO HELP THE PODCAST Subscribe! Spread the word via social media.  website is www.mentalpod.com www.Facebook.com/mentalpod Twitter& IG are both @Mentalpod  Become a Patreon monthly-donor (with occasional rewards) for as little as $1/month at www.Patreon.com/men

 431 - Rich But Sad & Video Games - Keith Kingbay | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:32:29

The comedian and podcaster (New Player Has Joined) opens up about his financially privileged but emotionally barren childhood, verbal abuse from youth hockey coaches, and discovering himself thru video games. WAYS TO HELP THE PODCAST Subscribe! Spread the word via social media.  website is www.mentalpod.com www.Facebook.com/mentalpod Twitter& IG are both @Mentalpod  Become a Patreon monthly-donor (with occasional rewards) for as little as $1/month at www.Patreon.com/mentalpod 

 430 - Our Own Worst Enemies - Lori Gottlieb LMFT | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:42:05

The licensed therapist shares common issues people deal with in therapy and ways that we are our own worst enemy. Paul shares about adopting a dog, plus great listener descriptions of their food issues anxiety and depression. WAYS TO HELP THE PODCAST Subscribe! Spread the word via social media.  website is www.mentalpod.com www.Facebook.com/mentalpod Twitter& IG are both @Mentalpod  Become a Patreon monthly-donor (with occasional rewards) for as little as $1/month at www.Patreon.com/mentalpo

 429 Trust Issues, Ideation & Food - Leo Flowers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:07:48

The comic, life coach, & ex-athlete shares about his suicidal ideation, struggles with food, abandonment by his dad who fathered him via an affair, learning trust, self-care, conflict resolution and even trying the suicide hotline. WAYS TO HELP THE PODCAST Subscribe! Spread the word via social media.  website is www.mentalpod.com www.Facebook.com/mentalpod Twitter& IG are both @Mentalpod  Become a Patreon monthly-donor (with occasional rewards) for as little as $1/month at www.Patreon.com/men

 428 - Trading Sex For Love - Marigny Goodyear | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:42:24

The 41 year-old mother reads the open letter she wrote to the men who took advantage of her as a young teen, discussing gray area issues like consent, alcohol, objectification and trading sex for love, attention or to avoid abandonment. WAYS TO HELP THE PODCAST Subscribe! Spread the word via social media.  website is www.mentalpod.com www.Facebook.com/mentalpod Twitter& IG are both @Mentalpod  Become a Patreon monthly-donor (with occasional rewards) at www.Patreon.com/mentalpod 

 427 Best Of: Adoption & Religious Abuse - Julie J | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:26:05

Funny & vulnerable, Julie was born to a teenage mom, was given up for adoption and raised by a stoic military dad and Fundamentalist mom whose obsession with demons comes close to resembling the mother from “Carrie”. From 2013 WAYS TO HELP THE PODCAST Subscribe! Spread the word via social media.  website is www.mentalpod.com www.Facebook.com/mentalpod Twitter& IG are both @Mentalpod  Become a Patreon monthly-donor (with occasional rewards) for as little as $1/month at www.Patreon.com/men

 426 Grief Support Mistakes - Megan DeVine LPC | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:19:50

The licensed therapist shares about the well-meaning but misguided "cult of positivity" after tragedies, emotional dissonance, grief support, having difficult conversations and how she dealt with the sudden death of her partner. WAYS TO HELP THE PODCAST Subscribe! Spread the word via social media.  website is www.mentalpod.com www.Facebook.com/mentalpod Twitter& IG are both @Mentalpod  Become a Patreon monthly-donor (with occasional rewards) for as little as $1/month at www.Patreon.com/mental

 #425 Remembering Jenn Golick | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:06:46

Weeks after recording this episode last year, therapist Dr. Jennifer Golick was killed by a combat veteran with PTSD whom she was helping. She talks about her work with vets, covert incest and codependence. WAYS TO HELP THE PODCAST Subscribe! Spread the word via social media.  website is www.mentalpod.com www.Facebook.com/mentalpod Twitter& IG are both @Mentalpod  Become a Patreon monthly-donor (with occasional rewards) for as little as $1/month at www.Patreon.com/mentalpod 

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