Starship Therapise

Starship Therapise
Exploring all things pop culture, fandom, and psychology
19: Homeostasis with the Vampire
Feb 21 • 51 min
Join Kirk and Spock as they face their inner 90’s vampire, and explore how to create change when it feels like you’re damned to an eternity of the same.
18: Will Riker and the #Metoo Movement
Feb 7 • 63 min
Spock is back from her first officer retreat, and she’s got some FEELINGS about one William Riker. Join Kirk and Spock as they wrestle with love, admiration, and disappointment on the Starship Therapise.
17: Into the Spider-Verse: Integrate your Spidey Senses
Jan 24 • 48 min
Join us for a ghostly séance, and a trip through the Spider-Verse, on this week’s voyage aboard the Starship Therapise!
16: The New Year’s Revolution
Dec 27, 2018 • 51 min
Before you set your New Year’s resolutions, join the crew as they explore the alternate possibility of joining the New Year’s Revolution!
15: Pickle Rick - How the Holidays Tear Us Apart All Over Again
Dec 13, 2018 • 67 min
The Saga Concludes: Pickle Rick - How the Holidays Tear Us Apart All Over Again Join the crew as we recover from the glitz, the gore, and the gremlins of the holiday season with everyone’s favorite anthropomorphic pickle. #SoLongSolenya
14: Die Hard - How the Holidays Bring Us Back Together
Nov 29, 2018 • 61 min
The Trilogy Continues: Die Hard - How the Holidays Bring Us Back Together: Join the crew as they continue the trilogy of holiday-themed family therapy pods. This time, healing a relationship after a breach of trust. #OfficerPsychotherapist
13: Gremlins 2 - How the Holidays Can Tear Us Apart
Nov 15, 2018 • 45 min
The Trilogy Begins: Gremlins 2 - How the Holidays Can Tear Us Apart: Join the crew as they begin the first in a three-part series on how to survive, and maybe even thrive, during the holiday season!
12: Self-Care as Activism
Nov 1, 2018 • 28 min
On this voyage the crew is headed to the planet self-care. Hop aboard, and discover how taking care of yourself is a form of microactivism! #MosquitoRise #Vote
11: Noir Narration as Self-Talk
Oct 18, 2018 • 27 min
Have you ever wanted to change up your internal monologue, so it pumps you up instead of pummeling you to ground? Join the Starship Therapise as they learn how to harness the power of the internal noir narrator, or…
10: Power of Play
Oct 4, 2018 • 27 min
Join Justine and Larisa as they play the game of couches! Like Game of Thrones, except everybody wins.
Bonus: Blooper Reel
Sep 20, 2018 • 6 min
Due to unforeseen circumstances on the planet surface, the entire bridge crew is unavailable to record this week’s episode! Instead, please enjoy some of our favorite moments left on the cutting room floor, from the first 9 episodes of the show!
9: Parentification
Sep 6, 2018 • 14 min
Join the intrepid team of Justine and Larisa as they explore the cosmic black hole of parentification, or: what happens when grownups aren’t.
8: Rules, Roles, & Boundaries
Aug 23, 2018 • 27 min
Join Batman and Robin, er Justine and Larisa, as they explore the systems that keep families functioning, with the help of everyone’s favorite Dark Knight: Batman.
7: Family of Choice
Aug 9, 2018 • 23 min
Join Justine and Larisa as they explore the intricacies of families of choice with the help of the devil you know: Marvel’s Daredevil.
6 Bonus: Away Mission to SDCC
Aug 2, 2018 • 22 min
In this very special bonus episode, the captain regales Spock with her adventures at San Diego Comic-Con. She also shares of her own fandom attachment experiences with two of the actresses from her beloved, Supernatural.
6: Fandom Attachments
Jul 26, 2018 • 20 min
Join Justine and Larisa as they explore the basis for some of the most important relationships in our lives: our relationships with fandom characters.
5: Self-Compassion
Jul 12, 2018 • 14 min
Join Justine and Larisa on a voyage of self-compassion as explored via warrior femmes in fandoms like Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Laura Roslin.
4 Bonus: The Trouble With Gremlins
Jun 28, 2018 • 15 min
Join us for this very special episode in which Kirk & Spock debate the demerits of the 1980s classic Gremlins.
4: Externalizing Your Gremlins
Jun 28, 2018 • 13 min
Join Starfleet officers Justine and Larisa as they discuss ways to battle your inner tribbles err gremlins to save the galaxy and reclaim your magwai identity.
3: Fanfiction IRL
Jun 14, 2018 • 29 min
On this voyage, Justine and Larisa discuss the narrative therapy technique known as re-authoring your identity, through the lens of fan fiction. Kirk learns about Spock’s early forays into fanfic (who knew?!) and the crew discusses ways to use this tool…
2: The Westworld Construct
May 31, 2018 • 25 min
On this voyage, Justine and Larisa discuss Social Constructionism through the lens of Westworld, with some teen movie tropes thrown in for good measure. Listeners beware, you may just question the nature of your own reality.
1: The Maiden Voyage of Starship Therapise
May 17, 2018 • 14 min
Justine and Larisa explore the DBT concept of wise/emotional/rational minds (aka: Kirk brain/Spock brain), discussing ways this framework can be helpful to folks in their daily life.