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Episode 23 – Great Expectations

Podcast: Play in new windowSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS In this episode, I answer three of your questions: How do I deal with feeling ashamed of staying married to someone with a lot of problems?How do I communicate with someone with no...

Episode 22 – The Thriving Couple Toolbox

Podcast: Play in new windowSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS I’m back after a one-year break. Welcome to season 2. This season is going to focus more on unscripted responses to your questions submitted via Instagram (@DrAdamMoore), Facebook, and...

Episode 21 – Welcome to the Hotel Coronavirus

Podcast: Play in new windowSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS Everyone is stuck in their homes, practicing social distancing, and trying to plan ahead for when the toilet paper runs out. My wife, Lindsay, and I talk candidly about our thoughts,...

Episode 20 – The Placebo Effect

Podcast: Play in new windowSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS You’ve probably heard of the placebo effect at some point. But did you know that placebo is much more than a false treatment used in research studies? Did you know that you can access...

Episode 19 – Optimal Marital Strategy

Podcast: Play in new windowSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS We all need a default marital strategy that works in most situations. I dive into the dynamics of game theory to see if we can start to create a strategy that will give you the best chance at...

Episode 18 – Addiction Recovery and Fly Fishing

Podcast: Play in new windowSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS In this episode, I talk with marriage and family therapist, Micah Ingalls about how he can make a metaphor about fly fishing work to explain how starting out in “sex addiction”...

Episode 17 – 6 Tips for Surviving the Holiday Apocalypse

Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS There are some people who just love the holidays with their whole soul. Then there’s everyone else. While holidays can be enjoyable, there is so much about that time of year that...

Episode 16 – What is Your Therapist Thinking?

Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS What on Earth would possess someone to become a mental health professional? What kind of mental and emotional gymnastics are required to sit with people in pain all day long and want to wake...

Episode 15 – Infertility and Pregnancy Loss

Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS I hope you enjoy another very personal episode as I join my wife again to discuss our experiences with pregnancy loss and infertility. We talk about some of our personal experiences, what we...

Episode 14 – Mental Health: Let’s Get Personal

Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS In this episode, I talk about mental health stigma and I share some of my own history of depression. I talk about a few of the key things that have helped me cope with depression, which...

Episode 13 – Window of Tolerance Part 2

Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS A follow-up conversation with Dan Solen about the window of tolerance. In this episode, we discuss ways to keep ourselves out of fight, flight, or freeze. We also talk about using mindful,...

Episode 12 – Window of Tolerance Part 1

Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS We’ve all heard of “fight or flight.” But have you heard of the third option–freeze? Dan Solen, CMHC joins me in this episode to talk about the theory behind fight,...

Episode 11 – So I Married a Therapist

Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS What is it really like being married to a therapist? My wife joins me in this episode for a candid and unscripted dialogue about our relationship, what it’s like being married to a...

Episode 10 – Rapid Fire

Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS In this episode of the podcast, I answer three listener-sent questions totally unscripted. The questions revolve around addressing unresolved feelings about a husband’s affair,...

Episode 9 – Know When to Hold ‘Em

Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS It’s probably THE classic marital-conflict question: how do I know when to push for things that are important to me and when to just accept things as they are? In this episode, I open...

Episode 8 – Asking for a Friend

Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS This episode answers a Pocket Therapist listener’s question: What’s the best way to respond to my friend, who occasionally opens up about how troubled her marriage is, but then...

Episode 7 – Eight Proven Ways to Improve Your Life

Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS When it comes to how to live the good life, everyone’s got an opinion. But not all opinions are created equal. As a therapist, I need to know how to improve people’s life...

Episode 6 – Mental Bypass

Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS Trying to convince people to change is a tough business. Actually, it can feel downright impossible at times. The harder we try to convince people’s minds about a new idea, the more it...

Episode 5 – Ditching Disneyland

Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS In this episode, I answer a question about “Disneyland parents.” How do you handle concerns about the overly fun-loving half of the parenting duo when you feel like you’re...

Episode 4 – Psychological Chore-fare

Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS I don’t know about you, but trying to get my kids to help out around the house is just torture. Of course, they’re perfectly content to┬ámake messes, but cleaning up after...

Episode 3 – Emotional Toe Pick

Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS In this episode, I answer my first question from a listener. We get into stopping emotional spirals and talk about methods of using self-talk to keep emotions from taking over causing a...

Episode 2 – Pants on Fire

Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS Everybody lies. Kids start lying at a really young age. As adults, we lie, often thinking we’re doing a service or helping someone by keeping the truth from them. But lies are...

Episode 1 – Language is Power

Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS This is where it begins. I’ll talk some about why I’m focusing a mental health podcast on words and language. I’ll share some starter insights and set it up for the...