Talking Brains

Talking Brains

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A podcast about therapy and what makes your brain happy. Hosted by best-selling author and therapist Stephanie Moulton Sarkis PhD. www.stephaniesarkis.com
Malevolence “Monster” OCD with Seth J. Gillihan PhD
Feb 18 • 39 min
Malevolence or “monster” obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) includes obsessions about hurting other people. Licensed psychologist Seth J. Gillihan PhD gives us more info about malevolence OCD, including treatment. Dr. Gillihan is a clinical assistant…
Racial Bias in Media & What You Can Do About It
Jan 27 • 51 min
This episode I’m joined by Torraine Walker to discuss racial bias in media - specifically the ways in which the media tends to portray white alleged offenders as “innocent” and people of color alleged offenders as “guilty”. (Thank you Torraine for…
Collaborative Law and Collaborative Divorce: Putting Your Kids First
Jan 8 • 58 min
Learn how collaborative law, a non-adversarial way to settle issues, can help make life less stressful when you are going through a divorce or separation. Special guest is attorney and published author Adam Cordover JD at www.familydiplomacy.com and based…
Herding Cats: The Psychology Behind Managing a Large Online Group
Dec 7, 2018 • 39 min
Meet Aston Bright MBA. Aston is the founder and administrator of the Facebook group Off the Grid: Political Talk, Current Events, Social Issues & True Crime. Learn how to become a “psychological ninja” in order to successfully manage a 3,000 member group.…
Mental Energy as Expenses and Income with Irene Kerzhnerman PhD
Nov 19, 2018 • 41 min
Is your energy running low? Viewing your energy as a bank account can stop you from being “overdrawn”. Irene Kerzhnerman PhD is a licensed clinical psychologist with offices in Boca Raton, Florida. With over 20 years experience, she has been trained to…
Episode 6: How Children Thrive with Mark Bertin MD
Nov 7, 2018 • 58 min
Mark Bertin MD discusses child development and parenting - valuable information that can also be found in his newest book, “How Children Thrive: The Practical Science of Raising Independent, Resilient, and Happy Kids”. Dr. Bertin can be found at…
Anxiety, Burnout, Tribalism, & Taking Action
Oct 22, 2018 • 64 min
Feeling an increase in anxiety and burnout, especially in the last couple of years? I speak with Anthony Quaglieri PhD LMHC BCC about this rise in disillusionment, feeling unsafe, and triggering of past trauma. We talk about a protocol for intervening…
Memory, Trauma, & State-Dependent Learning with Rick Moskovitz MD
Oct 5, 2018 • 42 min
How does trauma affect memory creation and retrieval? How does blackout drinking impact memory recall? Rick Moskovitz MD is a Harvard-educated psychiatrist and vintage being, who had the privilege for 37 years of sharing in his patients’ stories while…
Are You In a Relationship With a Gaslighter?
Oct 1, 2018 • 19 min
Gaslighting is a series of manipulative behaviors designed to make you question your reality. But what is gaslighting, and how do you know if you are in a relationship with a gaslighter? Stephanie Moulton Sarkis PhD, author of “Gaslighting: Recognize…
Let’s Talk About Sex…and ADHD
Sep 19, 2018 • 31 min
ADHD can really take a toll on your sex life and your relationship. We haven’t had a lot of research on ADHD and sex - until now. Ari Tuckman PsyD MBA conducted a 3,000 person survey of people with ADHD and their non-ADHD partners about their sex lives -…
Is Your Therapist a Fake?
Sep 12, 2018 • 36 min
Is your therapist the real deal, or could they be an imposter? How about if they just aren’t that good? I talk with Rebecca Amster Esq. MS about being a smart therapy consumer. Rebecca is a family law attorney and Registered Marriage and Family Therapist…