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Pop Psych 101

Summary: Pop Psych 101 is a weekly mental health podcast hosted by Therapist, Ryan Engelstad, and advocate, Mike Graham. In an effort to educate and normalize, they talk candidly about mental illness through the lens of books, movies and television. Common pop culture mental health tropes are analyzed, and the accuracy of their portrayals are in question, for better or worse. Pop Psych can be raw and real, and very serious, but it can also be very funny. If we really want to normalize the conversation on mental health, then we need to have real and normal conversations. New Episodes every Monday Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/poppsych101/support

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 + When We Lie To Our Kids | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1092

Closing out Big Little Lies week, Mike and Ryan focus on Dr Little Bo Peep and her questionable methods of getting her young patients . They turn the lies we tell our kids into a game of rapid fire. Find Us: Mental Health Podcast | Pop Psych 101 We have a Blog! Ryan always had a Blog! Join our support group Facebook Twitter Instagram Music: "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/poppsych101/support

 #44 - Lifestyles of the Rich and Mentally Ill in Big Little Lies | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 3867

Based on the same-titled bestseller by Liane Moriarty, "Big Little Lies" weaves a darkly comedic tale of murder and mischief in the tranquil beachfront town of Monterey, Calif. Amidst doting moms, successful husbands, beautiful children, and stunning homes exists a community fueled by rumors and divided into haves and have-nots, exposing fractured relationships between husbands and wives, parents and children, and friends and neighbors. Told through the eyes of three mothers -- Madeline, Celeste and Jane -- the series' narrative explores society's myths regarding perfection and its romanticization of marriage, sex, parenting and friendship. Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman and Shailene Woodley star as the three prominent "mothers of Monterey."  Find Us: Mental Health Podcast | Pop Psych 101 We have a Blog! Ryan always had a Blog! Join our support group Facebook Twitter Instagram Music : Music from https://filmmusic.io "Darkest Child" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Music from https://filmmusic.io "Dreams Become Real" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/poppsych101/support

 + Over-Analyzing Airplanes & Mental Health | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 972

It's The Aviator week, and what better way to end it than by over-analyzing mental health via airplane metephor. Ryan and Mike, go way to deep on this episode of Over-Analyzing with Ryan.  Find Us: Mental Health Podcast | Pop Psych 101 We have a Blog! Ryan always had a Blog! Join our support group Facebook Twitter Instagram Music:  "Phantom from Space" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/poppsych101/support

 #43 - OCD in The Aviator | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 4086

Howard Hughes Jr. was an American business magnate, investor, record-setting pilot, engineer, film director, and philanthropist, known during his lifetime as one of the most financially successful individuals in the world. He first became prominent as a film producer, and then as an influential figure in the aviation industry. Later in life, he became known for his eccentric behavior and reclusive lifestyle—oddities that were caused in part by a worsening obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD), and chronic pain from a near-fatal plane crash. Today we take a look at Martin Scorsese's vision and Leonardo DiCaprio's portrayal of The Aviator.  Find Us: Mental Health Podcast | Pop Psych 101 We have a Blog! Ryan always had a Blog! Join our support group Facebook Twitter Instagram Find Us: Mental Health Podcast | Pop Psych 101 We have a Blog! Ryan always had a Blog! Join our support group Facebook Twitter Instagram Music: Music from https://filmmusic.io "In Your Arms" and "Killers" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/poppsych101/support

 #42 - Adjustment Disorder in Wildlife | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 3763

Fourteen-year-old Joe is the only child of Jeanette and Jerry -- a housewife and a golf pro -- in a small town in 1960s Montana. Nearby, an uncontrolled forest fire rages close to the Canadian border, and when Jerry loses his job -- and his sense of purpose -- he decides to join the cause of fighting the fire, leaving his wife and son to fend for themselves. Suddenly forced into the role of an adult, Joe witnesses his mother's struggle to adjust as she tries to keep her head above water Find Us: Mental Health Podcast | Pop Psych 101 We have a Blog! Ryan always had a Blog! Join our support group Facebook Twitter Instagram Music: Music from https://filmmusic.io "Imagefilm 002" by Sascha Ende (https://www.sascha-ende.de) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Music from https://filmmusic.io "Malt Shop Bop" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/poppsych101/support

 #41 - A Pop Psych 101 Retrospective and Live Show Announcement! | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 499

In this episode Ryan announces that on Monday, July 29th, 2019 at approximately 9:30pm EST we will be doing a live show on Twitter covering Friends! Ryan also goes through the archive sharing some of Mike and Ryan's favorite episodes through our first 40.  Please check out our Twitter page @Poppsych101 to watch the live episode and we will be back to our regularly scheduled programming next week! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/poppsych101/support

 + Ryan Goes Rogue - A Lesson in Ethics | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 725

Covering the podcast The Shrink Next Door and questioning the ethics of the real life psychiatrist, Ike Herschkopf, had us wondering what Ike and Marty's sessions looked like. So, this week's bonus episode, Ryan and Mike role play a therapy session, and Ryan tries to infiltrate Mike's life. Find Us: Mental Health Podcast | Pop Psych 101 We have a Blog! Ryan always had a Blog! Join our support group Facebook Twitter Instagram Music from https://filmmusic.io "Lobby Time" & "Healing" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/poppsych101/support

 #40 - Ethics of The Shrink Next Door (Podcast) | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 3589

When Journalist, Joe Nocera, realized that his Hampton's neighbor, Ike, had suddenly moved, he knew things were off. However, there was no way he could prepare himself for the story he was about to uncover. The man that Joe thought was his neighbor's maintenance man, Marty, actually turned out to be the owner of the property, and Ike, had been Marty's Psychiatrist for 30 years.  This week we look into the ethical violations that Ike had to betray to find himself in almost complete control of Marty's life -- We look at this through Ryan's eyes, as a Therapist, and wonder where he thinks this relationship got off the rails. We also look at this through Mike perspective as a patient, who seems to understand Marty's gullibility.  Up Top: We cover a news story. Netflix has just announced that they have edited the suicide scene from season 1 of 13 Reasons Why. Mike thinks it's a marketing scheme, and a bit late. Ryan says, it can't be too late.  Find Us: Mental Health Podcast | Pop Psych 101 We have a Blog! Ryan always had a Blog! Join our support group Facebook Twitter Instagram Music: Music from https://filmmusic.io "Killers" "Lobby Time" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/poppsych101/support

 + Can Ryan Disarm Mike's Bullying? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 542

Ryan has an example of how to handle yourself if a bully is making fun of you. He offers two examples: How to, and, how not to. Mike wasn't the best person to do this exercise with. Find Us: Mental Health Podcast | Pop Psych 101 We have a Blog! Ryan always had a Blog! Join our support group Facebook Twitter Instagram Music from https://filmmusic.io "Myst on the Moor" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/poppsych101/support

 #39 - Bullying and Billy Hargrove in Stranger Things | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 4310

Up Top: Ryan challenges Mike with a news story about mystics and psychics. A larger percentage of people are seeking out this kind of "Magick" than are going to therapy or to a psychiatrist. Mike offers that if it finds the person peace or healing, then he has no problem with it, but Ryan argues that some people are being swindled for money and should go the route that has science to back it up.  The Show: Bullying: The definition of bullying How to spot a bully How a bully is made How to treat a bully The motives of a bully What bullying does to others emotionally Science finds literal brain changes is bullying victims Synopsis: This week we look at the character Billy Hargrove in Netflix's stranger things. Billy moves to Indiana, and isn't so happy with his new hometown. Through the course of the series we see Billy make fun of, attack, threaten and demean the kids around him. After his body was taken over by the Mind Flayer in season 3, we find out that Billy was abused as a child and is broken.  Bullying is often thought of as a normal part of growing up and going to school. Tell that to a victim of bullying. Now, in the age of social media, bullying is the worst it's ever been, with kids unable to escape the threats from their classmates. Find Us: Mental Health Podcast | Pop Psych 101 We have a Blog! Ryan always had a Blog! Join our support group Facebook Twitter Instagram Music: Music from https://filmmusic.io "Killers" "Myst on the Moor" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/poppsych101/support

 + Over-Analyzing The History Of Stigma | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 670

Bonus Episode: This week's main episode talked about a time-traveling alien, and that got us thinking. How was mental-illness, especially diagnosis that present symptoms of hallucinations, looked at throughout history as compared to the present. Was it ignored? Accepted? Ridiculed? Met with fear? Ryan does some major over-analyzing and we make some guesses at those questions.  Find Us: See our website We have a Blog! Ryan always had a Blog! Join our support group Facebook Twitter Instagram Music from https://filmmusic.io "Groove Grove" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) "Phantom from Space" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/poppsych101/support

 #38 - Fighting Intergalactic Mental-Illness-Monsters in Doctor Who (TV Show) | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 4457

Trigger Warning: Conversations About Suicide We had a member post a beautiful clip from, of all things, the TV show Doctor Who. The episode is called "Vincent And The Doctor", and features heavy themes of Vincent and his battle with Mental Illness. We took a long look at Vincent and the era he found himself in. The people of his time weren't equipped with the knowledge of what he was going through mentally, instead of understanding he was labeled a "mad man". He was also known as a very lonely man, maybe his status in the world added to that feeling. Vincent Van Gogh killed himself at age 37 with a gunshot wound to the chest. Vincent died with little to no recognition for his Art. We talk a lot about suicide and support, but we also talk about the implications of seeing mental illness as the reason certain people are artistic, or that there is any romance around Vincent's story Synopsis Doctor Who, an immortal, regenerating, Tim-traveling adventurer, and his companion, Amy, a regular person are visiting the Van Gogh exhibit at the worlds most famous museum. While admiring one of van Gogh's paintings, The Doctor notices an evil looking creature hiding in the colors of a church’s window.  Amy and the Doctor jump in the tardis, their phone booth time machine, and head back to June of 1890, to find van Gogh and fight the monster AS they spend time with the legendary painter, they come to realize that not only is his art virtually unknown to his anyone in his own time, but he is a man tortured with sadness and visions of which no one else can see. However, those visions turn out to be a weapon when Van Gogh is able to see the monster known as the krafayis. After defeating the krafayis, the Doctor and Amy bring Van Gogh back to the future to give him a chance to see his exhibit and witness the respect and adoration people would some day have for his work. After returning, Van Gogh feels rejuvenated and Amy is hopeful the adventure would change his path path, which would lead to suicide in the coming months. That isn’t what happens. she finds herself heartbroken when nothing the Doctor or herself did or said changed the decision he made, and wonders if anything could have made a difference.  Find Us: Mental Health Podcast | Pop Psych 101 We have a Blog! Ryan always had a Blog! Join our support group Facebook Twitter Instagram Music: Music from https://filmmusic.io "Our Story Begins" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Music from https://filmmusic.io "Relaxing Piano Music" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Music from https://filmmusic.io "Hot Swing" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/poppsych101/support

 + Embarrassing Teenage Stories Of The 90s | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1022

After being hit with a wall of nostalgia while watching the movie Mid90s, written and directed by Jonah Hill, Mike and Ryan take a long, and very embarrassing look at their youth in the 90s.  Find Us: See our website We have a Blog! Ryan always had a Blog! Join our support group Facebook Twitter Instagram Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Your Call" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/poppsych101/support

 #37 - Adolescent Mental Health in Mid90s | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 4797

Trigger Warning: Self-Harm This one brings a lot of nostalgia to the table. We're talking skateboarding, baggy shirts, small parties, and the Mid90s. Jonah Hill's the mid90s is an intense look at the life of a 13 year old boy who's growing up in an abusive household.  Masculinity plays a huge role is in the issues Stevie is dealing with, as well as influence from his group of friends, and possibly even the role his estranged father played before he was even born.  Synopsis Stevie is a 13 year old boy growing up in the 1990’s los angeles area. He seems like a sweet and kind kid, and he is, but he’s also angry and lonely and physically abused by his older brother, Ian.  Stevie is looking for friends, and he finds them in a group of rowdy teens down at the local skate shop. Stevie is taken. He immediately wants to be like them and buys himself a board with stolen money from his mom's drawer.  His new friends nickname him sunburn and they all start to get closer to each other, however, in between all of this good fun, we see the dark side to Stevie's life as well. He continues to get pummeled by his brother, he is filled with anger and takes that out on himself with pain, he also starts smoking and partying There’s a lot to be said to the loyalty he finds in his friends, and we do see him grow throughout the summer, but we don’t land in a happily ever after place. We end in the hospital after a drunk driving accident where Stevie was hurt. Nonetheless, friends by his side destined to continue on in the same place we started Find Us: Mental Health Podcast | Pop Psych 101 We have a Blog! Ryan always had a Blog! Join our support group Facebook Twitter Instagram Music: Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cold Funk" & " Killers" & "Your Call"by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/poppsych101/support

 + Are Millennials Actually Killing Big Cereal? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1050

Millennials are having a big effect on big business, and no industry is safe; especially cereal. Ryan and Mike play a game of "Killing or Saving" where Ryan asks Mike about an industry and Mike has to guess if Millennials are killing that industry, or saving it. Discussions arise as to how or why the millennial is killing or saving something, but most importantly, Mike and Ryan are very concerned about cereal. Find Us: See our website We have a Blog! Ryan always had a Blog! Join our support group Facebook Twitter Instagram  Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Your Call" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/poppsych101/support

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