Involuntary Spokesperson for Mental Illness (Not Crazy Podcast)

Are you the only person in your social group with a certain mental disorder? In today’s podcast, Gabe and Lisa discuss how it feels to be the only person representing your illness — essentially becoming an involuntary “spokesperson” — and the pressures that come with it. Click on the player below to [...]

By |2020-09-06T17:49:26-04:00September 8th, 2020|Mental Illness, Not Crazy, Podcast, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Involuntary Spokesperson for Mental Illness (Not Crazy Podcast)

What is Schizoid Personality Disorder? (Psych Central Podcast)

What is schizoid personality disorder? Is it like schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder? In today’s show, our guest, psychologist Elinor Greenberg, PhD, sheds light on schizoid personality disorder and reveals how people with this condition experience the world. Click on the player below to listen now! […]

By |2020-09-01T20:44:57-04:00September 3rd, 2020|Mental Illness, Podcast, The Psych Central Podcast, Uncategorized|Comments Off on What is Schizoid Personality Disorder? (Psych Central Podcast)

Asian Mental Health Stigma (Psych Central Podcast)

In both Asian and Christian communities, there remains some stigma regarding mental illness. In today’s show, Dr. Esther Park, who is both Korean and Christian, breaks down these misconceptions and encourages people in these circles to seek professional help for their mental health problems. Click on the player below to listen now! [...]

By |2020-08-11T12:50:46-04:00August 20th, 2020|Mental Illness, Podcast, The Psych Central Podcast, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Asian Mental Health Stigma (Psych Central Podcast)

Reflecting on Being Psychotic (Not Crazy Podcast)

There are demons under Gabe’s bed! And Lisa needs to come get them out. And now the window cleaners are watching his every move. In today’s show, Gabe and Lisa discuss Gabe’s real-life psychotic episodes and all the stress it entailed for both of them. Click on the player below to listen [...]

By |2020-08-02T19:52:59-04:00August 11th, 2020|Mental Illness, Not Crazy, Podcast, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Reflecting on Being Psychotic (Not Crazy Podcast)

Do Personal Empowerment Quotes Have Any Value? (Not Crazy Podcast)

When you’re depressed, it’s hard enough to muster the energy to brush your teeth. So the last thing you want to hear is “Just take the bull by the horns!” Or “Cheer up! Every cloud has a silver lining.” But is there a grain of truth to these sayings? Today we discuss [...]

By |2020-07-26T10:25:40-04:00August 4th, 2020|Mental Illness, Not Crazy, Podcast, Self-Care, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Do Personal Empowerment Quotes Have Any Value? (Not Crazy Podcast)

Why Did I Weigh 550 Pounds? (Not Crazy Podcast)

It’s not easy being 550 pounds: the shame, the secrecy, the daily struggle. In today’s show, Gabe shares his story of living with binge-eating disorder. What is it like to be morbidly obese? And how did he get on the road to recovery? Join us on the Not Crazy podcast. Click on the [...]

By |2020-07-19T16:41:09-04:00July 28th, 2020|Mental Illness, Not Crazy, Podcast, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why Did I Weigh 550 Pounds? (Not Crazy Podcast)

What Exactly is Therapy? (Psych Central Podcast)

What exactly does a therapist do? Is therapy only for people with severe mental illness, like bipolar disorder? In this Psych Central Podcast, we welcome therapist Clay Cockrell, LCSW, who clears up any misunderstandings about therapy and explains why therapy can be good for anyone in mental pain or who simply needs [...]

By |2020-06-17T09:59:14-04:00June 25th, 2020|Mental Illness, Non-Medical Treatments, The Psych Central Podcast, Uncategorized|Comments Off on What Exactly is Therapy? (Psych Central Podcast)

Should I Date a Person with Mental Illness? (Not Crazy Podcast)

Today we discuss dating with bipolar disorder. Whether you’re the partner with the diagnosis or the “healthy” partner, what are some signs that the relationship will work? When is it time to call it quits? Click the player below to listen! […]

By |2020-06-13T18:22:23-04:00June 23rd, 2020|Bipolar Disorder, Mental Illness, Not Crazy, Podcast|Comments Off on Should I Date a Person with Mental Illness? (Not Crazy Podcast)

Stigmatizing Everything and the Relationship to Mental Health (Psych Central Podcast)

Are you a victim of stigma? Do you feel like you have less value in society because of your job, income, ethnicity or your mental health diagnosis? In today’s Psych Central Podcast, Gabe talks with anthropologists Alex Brewis and Amber Wutich about the negative impacts of stigma in society. They discuss the [...]

By |2020-06-02T17:54:39-04:00June 11th, 2020|Mental Illness, Podcast, The Psych Central Podcast, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Stigmatizing Everything and the Relationship to Mental Health (Psych Central Podcast)

Anxiety and Hiding in the Restroom (Not Crazy Podcast)

What does a panic attack feel like? And how does it feel to be the spouse watching helplessly? In today’s Not Crazy podcast, Gabe and Lisa discuss the old days when Gabe struggled with regular panic attacks — many of them in public. How did they handle these moments? Would they have [...]

By |2020-05-30T20:44:32-04:00June 9th, 2020|Mental Illness, Not Crazy, Podcast|Comments Off on Anxiety and Hiding in the Restroom (Not Crazy Podcast)