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The Rubik's Cube of Psych Issues in Law Enforcement

Jan. 6, 2021

I met with Patalie Nortman (yes, that's the best pseudonym you've ever heard) to discuss her role working both with law enforcement and members of the community who interact with law enforcement. We attempt to cover a lot of…

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Marshmallows and Clickbait Alarms

Dec. 17, 2020

This is another solo episode! I review The Social Dilemma from a counseling psychologist's perspective, giving a summary of the documentary and incorporating research on body image, collective coping, social media addiction,…

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Walk-Me-Downs, Attorneys, Drake, and the Immigrant Paradox

Nov. 20, 2020

Karmel Keeton, a recent law school grad, joined me to dish about grad school stress, stressors that attorneys (and soon-to-be-attorneys) face, migrants, and expungements. We shared memories that, coincidentally, involve alco…

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Two Tori's and a Threesome

Nov. 10, 2020

I sat down with two sex therapists to discuss, you guessed it, sex! We covered a variety of topics, including consensual non-monogamy (also open relationships and polyamory), jealousy, pornography, boundaries, and kink play.…

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The Justice System 101 and Apparently Cannibalism

Oct. 16, 2020

This episode I met with Breanta Boss, a law student in her final year, who hopes to become a criminal defense attorney. We talk about the basics of the criminal justice system, her experience as a Black woman in law school, …

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Therapy, Biases, and...Toilet Paper?

Oct. 14, 2020

This episode I met with Dr. Alexa Barnes to compare traditional therapy with holistic therapy. I also discuss my own biases about therapy, The Office, and the correct way to put toilet paper on the roll (I still actually don…

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But Why Another Podcast?

Sept. 17, 2020

Come with me on an adventure where we look at different topics within the scope of research, "experts", and how our own brains trick us. This is an introduction to what you can expect, including entertaining stories.