Alzheimer's, ALS, and Conversion Disorder/FNS

Sept. 14, 2022

Dr. Michael Kentris, a neurologist, corrects misconceptions and shares updated research about many important illnesses, including dementia and ALS. He also shares fascinating insights into functional neurological disorder (f…

Stalking, Mass Shootings, and Threat Assessment

Aug. 31, 2022

The first episode of the new season features Dr. Stephanie Leite, a forensic psychologist who specializes in threat assessments. She explains all about these specific assessments, shares new research, and corrects misconcept…

Two Tori's and a Threesome REMIX

May 25, 2022

To end this amazing season, I'm re-releasing the Two Tori's and a Threesome episode! We could also use some light-hearted and fun education right now, especially on this topic. Additionally, the Tori's have started their own…

Narcissists, The Media, and BPD

May 4, 2022

Many people are hearing some diagnoses for the first time because of the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard case. In this solo episode, I correct some misconceptions and confusion surrounding terms and provide historical context. I…

Trans Youth, Orthorexia, and Chronic Illness

April 20, 2022

Dr. Jessica Rabon is a clinical psychologist working in an adolescent medicine hospital. She busted myths regarding teens who are trans, teens with eating disorders, and teens with chronic illness. This is a great episode to…

Influencers, Marketing, and Psychology

April 6, 2022

Dr. Annie met with me again to share important marketing strategies that various health/wellness influencers utilize on social media to encourage people to purchase their products. This has become particularly sticky for the…

Anti-Psychiatry, ECT, "Homosexuality"

March 24, 2022

This is the first solo episode of the season! I was inspired to devote an episode on the complexities of psychiatry, including the dark history and current supports. As usual, social media flames black-and-white thinking. Wh…

NCIS, Autopsies, and Medical Examiners

March 9, 2022

Have you ever wondered what the day-to-day looks like in the life of a medical examiner? What would Abby from NCIS do in real life? Also, what is forensic pathology? How do people determine cause of death during COVID-19? …

"Tinder Swindler", Psychopaths, and Pedophiles

Feb. 23, 2022

Dr. Lina Haji, a forensic psychologist, educates us on the field of forensic psychology and a variety of topics, including pedophilia/sexual offenses, psychopathy, reason of insanity evaluations, and much more! She also give…

Epigenetics, Drug Use, and Social Isolation

Feb. 9, 2022

Paige Lemen, a current PhD student, educated us about social determinants of health and health disparities, specifically related to substance/drug use and social isolation. We also peel back layers of onion of academia and d…

Racial Trauma, Black Masculinity, and K.O.S.

Jan. 26, 2022

Dr. Steven Kniffley, Jr. met with me to discuss his expertise in racial trauma and Black masculinity. What's the difference between PTSD and racial trauma? How does Black masculinity differ that masculinity we typically cons…

Keto, Food Deserts, and Intermittent Fasting

Jan. 8, 2022

This episode I met with Kayla Proctor Hatch, a registered dietitian, to bust nutrition myths! What does the science say about the ketogenic diet and intermittent fasting? Listen to the episode to learn more! She also discuse…

Pregnancy, Tantrums, and Gentle Parenting

Dec. 29, 2021

Dr. Jenicka Engler sat with me to talk all about perinatal/postpartum care, parenting, preventing tantrums, sleep training, ADHD/autism in children, and so much more! She provides a refreshing combination of lived experience…

COVID Workplace, Gig Economy, and the Future

Dec. 15, 2021

I met with Dr. Linda Weidenstedt, a sociology researcher in Sweden who has been studying work, empowerment, and a sense of meaning. We discuss all these topics and the unique opportunities that have risen due to COVID-19 and…

Hypnosis, False Memories, and Dissociation

Dec. 1, 2021

"Look into my eyes"- A common phrase people think of when asked about hypnosis and maybe a picture of an old-school movie. Turns out, clinical hypnosis can be used in mental health therapy! Learn more about what it looks lik…

Lesbian Lizards and Man I Love Frogs (MILFs)

Nov. 17, 2021

Season 3 is back! I met with Dillon Jones, an evolutionary herpetologist and science communicator. We had a hilarious and educational discussion all about evolution, virgin births, lesbian lizards, frogs, humans, and elephan…

Mental Health, Shark Tank, and Football

Oct. 6, 2021

What do Shark Tank, football, and our field have in common? Find out in the season 2 finale with Dr. Annie (@queenbehaviorchange), who gave a helpful and balanced view of the role of venture capital and ethics in the mental …

Schizophrenia, The Joker, and True Crime

Sept. 22, 2021

Dr. Christina Thai educates us all about more severe mental illness this episode! Let's face it: we're fascinated with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder and also might have a lot of misconceptions. We talk all about poor mo…

Narcissists, Dr. Phil, and Psychology Research: A Birthday Episode

Sept. 8, 2021

We made it to one year of the podcast! To celebrate, I switched up our usual routine and Christina Guarino interviewed me. We cover a wide variety of topics in this light-hearted episode, from my unpopular mental health opin…

"It's Complicated"-ADHD, Probably

Aug. 24, 2021

This special episode is all about the wide range of topics falling under the complicated ADHD umbrella! Dr. LaCount is an expert in the field and shares both his research and clinical experience. Is "ADHD" an accurate name? …

Trauma, Opossums, and Natalie Portman

Aug. 11, 2021

Precocious Patalie returns for a final episode, this time everything involving trauma! Although we've had her in previous episodes, trauma is truly her area of expertise and is underlying all the previous topics. She introd…

Cardigans, Paris Hilton, and Child Trafficking

July 27, 2021

Patalie Nortman returns this episode to discuss everything related to child trafficking, more specifically child sex trafficking. We zoomed out to provide a bigger scope of HOW and WHY this happens to so many children. Inste…

Why Are You So Obsessed with Me?-Medicine, Probably

July 7, 2021

I did another solo episode! I wanted to address some concerns about the mental health field currently and big obstacles. I talk about our obsession with being the medical field, the power insurance companies have (more than …

Ms. Frizzle, Bob's Burgers, and Tiktok Science

June 22, 2021

Stephanie Castillo, a PhD candidate, sat down with me to talk all about the emerging field of science communication! She explains why the field began emerging as a separate field from others types of science, how we can use …