The Bright Sessions

The Bright Sessions

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Therapy for the strange and unusual.
52 - Caleb
Apr 18 • 30 min
Episode 52: Caleb goes looking for some advice. Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/THERAPY or text THERAPY to 500-500
51 - Wadsworth
Apr 4 • 33 min
Episode 51: Ellie has a strange day. Go to HelloFresh.com and use the code therapy30 to get $30 off your first week of deliveries.
50 - Rose
Mar 21 • 34 min
Episode 50: Rose falls asleep and goes for a walk. Download the songs on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/episode-50-cast-recording-ep/1360589544 Listen on Apple Music:…
49 - Movie Night
Mar 7 • 26 min
Episode 49: The gang tries to have a normal night in. Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/therapy or text therapy to 500-500.
Announcement - The Future of the Show
Feb 7 • 4 min
Hi everyone, this is Lauren Shippen, the creator and writer of The Bright Sessions and also the voice of Sam, as you can probably tell. As you know, we’re on our mid-season hiatus and will be back with Episode 49 in one month. But I wanted…
48 - Mark
Jan 24 • 37 min
Episode 48: Mark tries to move forward.
47 - Adam
Jan 10 • 30 min
Episode 47: Adam looks in from the outside.
46 - Damien
Dec 27, 2017 • 20 min
Episode 46: Damien adjusts to his new way of life.
45 - Chloe
Dec 13, 2017 • 27 min
Episode 45: Chloe struggles with recent events and makes an announcement. http://www.hellofresh.com promo code therapy30
44 - Patient #14-A-8 (Rose)
Nov 29, 2017 • 25 min
Episode 44: Session 7 with my dreamwalking patient.
43 - Former Patient (#11-A-7)
Nov 15, 2017 • 29 min
Episode 43: Caleb stops by the office
42 - Subject #E-307
Nov 1, 2017 • 26 min
Episode 42: *Please be advised this episode contains mention of suicide, kidnapping, and emotional abuse* Two months of logs from Subject #E-307.
Therapy for the strange and unusual
Oct 20, 2017 • 1 min
Start with Season 1, Episode 1
41 - Birthday
Oct 18, 2017 • 26 min
Episode 41: A series of interruptions hamper the celebration of another year.
40 - Safe House Part II
Jun 7, 2017 • 54 min
Episode 40: *Please be advised this episode contains the aftermath of violence, discussions of self harm, and intense psychological distress* Audio from the safe house on Friday, November 11th.
39 - Safe House Part I
May 24, 2017 • 23 min
Episode 39: *Please be advised this episode contains violence* Audio from the safe house on Friday, November 11th.
38 - Telephone 2
May 10, 2017 • 22 min
Episode 38: *Please be advised that this episode contains mentions of suicide* Phone conversations from November 10th through November 11th.
37 - Patient #14-A-8 (Rose)
Apr 26, 2017 • 30 min
Episode 37: November 3rd - second session with my newest patient.
36 - Patient #11-A-7 (Caleb)
Apr 12, 2017 • 25 min
Episode 36: A less than normal session, due to the events that transpired directly before.
Mini Episode 9 - sunday, after my session
Apr 5, 2017 • 4 min
Mini Episode 9: walking whatshisface home w/ Sam
35 - Patient #13-A-3 (Chloe)
Mar 29, 2017 • 22 min
Episode 35: My latest conversation with Chloe was interrupted by a series of visitors.
Mini Episode 8 - September 30th, 2016
Mar 22, 2017 • 9 min
Mini Episode 8: On the road home.
34 - Frank
Mar 15, 2017 • 38 min
Episode 34: *Please be advised that this episode contains descriptions of violence and war, and deals with some of the trauma that results from these actions.* My first full session with Frank Sawyer (non-atypical/atypical-adjacent).
33 - September 24th, 2016
Mar 1, 2017 • 37 min
Episode 33: Phone calls and recordings from Friday evening through Saturday afternoon.
32 - Damien, September
Jan 25, 2017 • 19 min
Episode 32: For Joanie - hopefully she can help.
31 - friday, studio time w/ the gang
Jan 11, 2017 • 23 min
Episode 31: september 23rd, 2016
30 - Friday, 9/23/16
Dec 28, 2016 • 23 min
Episode 30: Personal audio notes from Friday, September 23rd, 2016 - OAG
Mini Episode 7 - Caleb, 9/16
Dec 21, 2016 • 4 min
Mini Episode 7: Caleb asked me to meet him at the park and well…I’ll probably delete this later. Maybe.
29 - Sam, September 13th
Dec 14, 2016 • 25 min
Episode 29: Sam returns and we catch up on the past few months.
28 - Patient #13-A-3 (Chloe)
Nov 30, 2016 • 24 min
Episode 28: Truncated session with Patient #13 before a new patient came in. He defies my usual categories.
27 - Mark, August
Nov 16, 2016 • 22 min
Episode 27: August, somewhere off I-80.
26 - Patient #11-A-7 (Caleb)
Nov 2, 2016 • 32 min
Episode 26: Session 40, September.
25 - Asset 43, Meetings 1-6
Oct 19, 2016 • 21 min
Episode 25: Disciplinary Meetings 1-6 with Asset 43.
GUEST EPISODE - Introducing Secrets, Crimes & Audiotape
Sep 20, 2016 • 13 min
Today, we bring you a special guest episode: a preview of Secrets, Crimes & Audiotape, a new audio drama podcast told week after week. Secrets, Crimes & Audiotape will feature stories about crime, mystery, love, conspiracy. Secrets, Crimes & Audiotape is…
The Intrusion
Sep 15, 2016 • 13 min
A visitor appears.
Mini Episode 6 - For Mark #3
Aug 31, 2016 • 6 min
Mini Episode 6: August.
Mini Episode 5 - For Mark #2
Aug 10, 2016 • 5 min
Mini Episode 5: August.
Mini Episode 4 - For Mark #1
Jul 26, 2016 • 4 min
Mini Episode 4: July.
24 - Zero Hour
Jun 15, 2016 • 27 min
Episode 24: Saturday, July 2nd.
23 - Patient #11-A-7 (Caleb)
Jun 8, 2016 • 21 min
Episode 23: Emergency session at the patient’s request.
22 - Telephone
Jun 1, 2016 • 22 min
Episode 22: Phone conversations from approximately 12:30 AM on Friday to 12pm on Saturday.
21 - tuesday, coffee w/ Sam
May 25, 2016 • 15 min
Episode 21: 2:30pm, @ that cafe on oak.
20 - Stakeout #2
May 18, 2016 • 11 min
Episode 20: Monday, 4:30pm
19 - ID 46942 - Log 426
May 11, 2016 • 12 min
Episode 19: Personal log 426 (summary of quarterly meetings).
18 - Patient #12-D-10-9 (Sam)
May 4, 2016 • 18 min
Episode 18: Not an official session - more of a personal meeting.
Mini Episode 3 - Stakeout #1
Apr 29, 2016 • 3 min
Mini Episode 3: Friday, 4pm.
17B - Patient #13-A-3 (Chloe)
Apr 27, 2016 • 17 min
Episode 17B: Part 2 of 2.
17A - ID 46942 - Asset #43
Apr 20, 2016 • 11 min
Episode 17A: Part 1 of 2.
16 - Patient #13-A-3 (Chloe)
Apr 13, 2016 • 16 min
Episode 16: Session 7 with a mind reader. I am hopeful that she might assist me with my meeting next week.
14B - For SB (Mini Episode 2)
Apr 8, 2016 • 8 min
Mini Episode 2: Hopefully this will make things clearer for you, Sam. Just press play - JB.
15 - Patient #11-A-7 (Caleb)
Apr 6, 2016 • 15 min
Episode 15: Session 19 with one of my teenage patients. He had big plans this weekend to tell a friend about his ability and seemed quite nervous about it.
14 - Patient #12-D-10 (Sam)
Mar 30, 2016 • 17 min
Episode 14: Session 9 with patient twelve - she called me last night and left a strange, excited message.
Mini Episode 1 - The Voicemail of Dr. Bright
Mar 28, 2016 • 4 min
Mini Episode 1: Voice messages left on Dr. Bright’s answering machine on a Friday.
13 - Patient #13-A-3 (Chloe)
Mar 23, 2016 • 16 min
Episode 13: Session 6 with Patient #13 - we took an unscheduled month off but I think we can get back on track quickly.
12 - Patient #12-D-10 (Sam)
Mar 16, 2016 • 19 min
Episode 12: Session 6 (5? Check records) with Patient #12 - unscheduled but very welcome.
11 - Patient #11-A-7 (Caleb)
Mar 9, 2016 • 20 min
Episode 11: Session 15.
10 - Patient #5-E-3 (Damien)
Mar 2, 2016 • 16 min
Episode 10: Session 30 (session 29? 31?) with my highest risk patient.
09 - Patient #13-A-3 (Chloe)
Jan 10, 2016 • 13 min
Episode 9: Session 5 with a telepath.
08 - Patient #11-A-7 (Caleb)
Jan 3, 2016 • 16 min
Episode 8: Session 13 with this Level 7 empath.
07 - Patient #12-D-10 (Sam)
Dec 27, 2015 • 15 min
Session 4 with a time traveler who has yet to gain control of her ability. I have only observed her ability in action once, but I hope to change that.
06 - Patient #13-A-3 (Chloe)
Dec 13, 2015 • 14 min
Episode 6: Session 2 with a twenty-year old mind reader.
05 - Patient #11-A-7 (Caleb)
Dec 6, 2015 • 19 min
Episode 5: Session 10 with a teenage empath. His continued exposure to a fellow student may help him learn to control his ability.
04 - Patient #12-D-10 (Sam)
Nov 29, 2015 • 16 min
Episode 4: Session 2 with the time traveler.
03 - Patient #13-A-3 (Chloe)
Nov 15, 2015 • 13 min
Episode 3: Session 1 with Chloe Turner, the daughter of the first atypical I ever met.
02 - Patient #11-A-7 (Caleb)
Nov 8, 2015 • 17 min
Episode 2: Session 9 with a 16 year old empath.
01 - Patient #12-D-10 (Sam)
Oct 27, 2015 • 12 min
Episode 1: Session 1 with Samantha Barnes, a young woman with a Level 10, Class D ability.