Robert Duff

Episode 385: Obsessing Over New Relationships & Recovering from Sexual Assault

Hello, friends! In today’s episode, we tackle two profound listener questions that may resonate with many of you: Navigating Romantic Relationships and Self-Esteem: A listener seeks advice on managing the anxiety and self-doubt that accompany new…

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Episode 384: All About Depression

Hello friends! In today’s in-depth episode, we embark on a comprehensive exploration of depression, a condition that’s far more complex than the occasional sadness or the transient moods we all experience. Our journey aims to shed light on the…

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Episode 383: Alternatives to Adderall & My Therapist Talks Too Much!

Hello friends! In today’s episode, we delve into two compelling listener questions that I’m sure many of you will find relatable and insightful. Navigating Therapy with a Talkative Therapist: One listener shares their experience with a therapist who…

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Episode 382: Changing Name at Work & Dealing with Emotional Numbness

Hello friends! In today’s episode, we delve into two compelling listener questions that touch on deeply personal experiences and emotional challenges: Exploring Identity Through Name Change: Our first question comes from a listener who has recently…

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Episode 381: Is it Impossible to Thrive as a Therapist & Long-Distance Driving Anxiety

Hello friends! In today’s episode, we delve into two compelling listener questions that many of you might find relatable: Confronting Career Anxiety in Private Practice: A newly licensed listener, transitioning from a non-profit agency to private…

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Episode 380: Dopamine Misconceptions

Hello friends! In today’s enlightening episode, we delve deep into the intricacies of neurotransmitters, specifically dopamine, and their impact on our behavior and mental health. We also touch on trichotillomania and the role of medications like…

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Episode 379: My Word for 2024 Is…

Hello, friends!  In this episode, I will be wrapping the year up by reflecting back on 2023 and my word for the year, which was “Identity.” I talk about what I learned and explored this year and then I tell you what I have chosen as my word for…

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Episode 378: Emotional Immaturity & Making Friends After Bullying

Hello friends! In today’s insightful episode, we delve into two very relatable and poignant listener questions that highlight the complexities of personal relationships and social anxiety. Navigating Emotional Maturity in Relationships: Our first…

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How to Explain Depression | A Letter

In my first book, I wrote a letter from the point of view of someone dealing with anxiety. The idea was that you could take that letter verbatim or use it as inspiration to help those people in your life that just don’t “get it” to better understand what it is that you are dealing with….

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How to Explain Anxiety | A Letter

In my book Hardcore Self Help: F**k Anxiety, I have a chapter about how to explain anxiety to people who just don’t “get it” when it comes to the anxiety that you are experiencing.  An important piece of this chapter is that I wrote out a letter that you can either use for inspiration or print out and…

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