Talking Brains

Talking Brains
A podcast about therapy and what makes your brain happy. Hosted by best-selling author and therapist Stephanie Moulton Sarkis PhD.
Herding Cats: The Psychology Behind Managing a Large Online Group
Dec 7 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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…