Podcast: Duff The Psych

Episode 14: Andrea on Overcoming Self-Harm

This week is another fantastic interview. I got the chance to sit and talk with a friend of mine, Andrea Gustafson, about her experiences with self-harm. More specifically, we talk about non-suicidal cutting, which means slicing yourself with a razor…

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Episode 13: Daughter with Anxiety, Sex Addiction, and Therapy Terminology

First off – super sorry about the technical glitches this past week. Had to switch to a new webhost because my old one (rhymes with shmost shmator) was being incredibly unhelpful in getting my site back up. That said, we should be in the clear now!…

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Episode 12: Angel Giuffria – Amputee, Actress, Bionic Badass

This week I interview the lovely, talented, and down to earth Angel Giuffria. Angel is a congenital amputee who is missing a large portion of her left arm. She has used prosthetics all throughout her life and currently uses a bionic arm, which allows…

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Episode 11: Impostor Syndrome, Codependency, and Upset Stomach

I really liked the questions in this episode. Quite a variety here. Please forgive my more subdued voice – I had a long day full of talking. Anyway, here are the questions that I cover: 1 – How to overcome the impostor syndrome (feeling like you are a…

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Episode 10: Shannon McFarlin on Talkspace and Internet Therapy

This is a super interesting interview! I got a chance to speak to Shannon McFarlin who is a therapist from Talkspace. Talkspace is one of the biggest platforms for internet-based psychotherapy for an affordable price. I do private online therapy, but…

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Episode 9: Touch in Therapy, Bringing up Baggage, and Changing Therapists

Got another episode full of very thought provoking listener questions for you today. If you would like to add any thoughts to my answers, tweet me and I will retweet you! The questions in this episode are: 1. Is it okay to hug your therapist? 2. When…

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Episode 6: Mike Billstrom on Unexpected Mentors, Overcoming Adversity, and Becoming Obsessed with Self-Improvement

This episode features a great interview with a new friend, Mike Billstrom from . Mike talks about how he had to grow up very quickly to overcome an extremely turbulent upbringing. He found himself in the throes of depression, anxiety, and terrible…

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Episode 5: Social Anxiety, Recovering from Sexual Abuse, and Migraine Hallucinations

Another awesome episode full of listener questions. Don’t forget to send in your questions to me on twitter () or via email (). In this episode, I cover these really interesting questions:
1- What can I do about my social anxiety when I have to…

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