Summary: Pocket Therapist follows Dr. Adam Moore, licensed marriage and family therapist, and his colleagues as they embark on an insightful, fun, and daring adventure into the world of getting what you want out of life. Each episode features a fascinating look into human psychology, motivation, and communication, and explores how to gain influence in relationships by knowing exactly what to say and how to say it.
You've probably heard of the placebo effect at some point. But did you know that placebo is much more than a false treatment used in research studies? Did you know that you can access the power of placebo using hope, expectancy, and faith, in addition to a healing ritual? In this episode, I'll go into some practical ways you can use your mind to heal itself
We all need a default marital strategy that works in most situations. I dive into the dynamics of game theory to see if we can start to create a strategy that will give you the best chance at maximizing happiness for yourself and your spouse at the same time. We talk about how best to overcome past betrayal, without becoming an impenetrable emotional fortress or the ultimate doormat.
In this episode, I talk with marriage and family therapist, Micah Ingalls about how he can make a metaphor about fly fishing work to explain how starting out in “sex addiction” recovery
Six must-do items to make it through another holiday season alive.
What on Earth would possess someone to become a mental health professional? What kind of mental and emotional gymnastics are required to sit with people in pain all day long and want to wake up the next morning and do it all over again? Join me as I talk to Sam Major, our newest hire at Utah Valley Counseling, about why he and I decided to pursue therapy as a career, how we survive each day, and what skills you might need if you ever consider becoming a professional counselor.
A personal view into infertility and pregnancy loss.
Let's talk about mental health stigma. I share my own history of depression.
Episode 13 – Window of Tolerance Part 2
Understanding window of tolerance will help you get into the "sweet spot" of stress that helps you get things done and find optimal productivity in life.
My wife joins me in this episode to get real about what it's really like being married to a therapist.
Unscripted answers to three questions about affairs, trust, happiness, and motivation.
How do I know when to push for things that are important to me and when to just accept things as they are?
You have a friend that wants to vent about their marriage, but then feels bad for doing it. What should you consider when providing support?
Do you want to live a better, more enjoyable life? I share eight practical ideas gleaned from the research that you can implement today to improve how you live.
I show you how to get people to accept new ideas and feedback by bypassing mental defenses and implanting powerful ideas into others' minds.