Episodes

Jan. 24, 2023

The Secret to Moving On: Healing from a Traumatic Breakup

Are you struggling to move on from a traumatic breakup? You're not alone. In this episode, we delve into the emotional and psychological journey of healing. From understanding the grieving process to rebuilding your self-wort...

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Jan. 17, 2023

Overcoming Executive Dysfunction: "Why can't I just do the THING?"

Are you struggling to get organized and achieve your goals? Do you find it difficult to plan for the future, control your emotions and impulses, or stay on task? If so, you may be experiencing executive dysfunction. Executive...

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Jan. 10, 2023

Mental Illness is Not in Your Head

This episode will provide information that most members of the public are unaware of. After you listen, you will be better informed, better prepared to advocate for yourself and the people you love when seeking treatment and ...

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Jan. 3, 2023

How Scott beat the odds while parenting as a man with BPD traits

A while back, I received a voicemail from 67-year-old Scott Schaeffer – his story and experience struck such a profound cord that I reached out to him to see if he’d be interested in sharing more with the listeners of …

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Dec. 27, 2022

The hidden knowledge that will help you find the best therapists (and…

To be able to best advocate for yourself when seeing a mental health professional, it is essential that you have at least a base-level understanding of the different theoretical and philosophical approaches to understanding m...

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Dec. 20, 2022

When you finally wake up to the pain you've caused the people you love

I received a voicemail from a listener who was feeling overwhelmed with guilt. In a moment of emotional dysregulation, she had lost her sh*t with some close friends, who hadn’t spoken to her since. She wanted advice on dealin...

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Dec. 13, 2022

Is diagnosing a still-developing teen with borderline personality dis…

I’ve received countless emails, direct messages, and voicemails about borderline personality disorder in teens. This topic is a total hot potato (in other words, it makes many mental health professionals uncomfortable AF.) So...

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Dec. 6, 2022

When your issues with emotional dysregulation make it hard to hold do…

When your issues with emotional dysregulation make it hard to hold down a job

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Nov. 29, 2022

Transform the way you view love and intimacy for good (ft. Zaz)

My amazing partner in crime (and life) Zaz returns to the podcast to answer your burning questions about love, sex, and relationships. Questions answered and topics discussed in this episode: ■ Signs of verbal and emotional a...

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Nov. 22, 2022

You gotta zoom WAY the hell out, buttercup.

You gotta zoom WAY the hell out, buttercup.

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Nov. 15, 2022

What the actual f*ck is a baby borderline? (and other random musings)

What the actual f*ck is a baby borderline? (and other random musings)

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Nov. 8, 2022

When it feels like borderline personality disorder is tearing your fa…

Are you a family member seeking to support and better understand someone you love who struggles with or identifies with the symptoms of borderline personality disorder? I sat down with returning podcast guest, licensed clinic...

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Nov. 1, 2022

“It’s you and me against BPD” (Exploring complex borderline personali…

In this episode, we welcome back to the podcast personality disorder expert Dr. Daniel Fox, a licensed psychologist, international speaker, and award-winning author of “The Borderline Personality Disorder Workbook” and “Compl...

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Oct. 25, 2022

The root cause of "borderline rage" (How unhealthy anger can literall…

Extreme and overpowering anger is something many who identify with symptoms of borderline personality disorder struggle most deeply with. It’s so intense that it’s often called “borderline rage.” However, most online resource...

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Oct. 18, 2022

It's about time we discuss dissociation in BPD and feeling f*cking cr…

Do you ever feel like you momentarily completely detach from reality? Have you been scared to talk about these feelings and experiences with other people out of fear of being called delusional or “crazy?” Dissociation during ...

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Oct. 11, 2022

You've been looking at identity disturbance and BPD all wrong (why yo…

Out of all the traits of borderline personality disorder (BPD / EUPD), one often referenced as the most difficult to tackle is the feeling of lacking a sense of self – also referred to as “identity disturbance.” Individuals w...

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Oct. 4, 2022

BPD splitting: little-known cognitive hacks guaranteed to dismantle b…

Splitting (also known as “all-or-nothing” thinking) is a trait and symptom of borderline personality disorder (BPD) that robs you of your peace. It damages relationships. The truth is that splitting is only one of the many di...

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Sept. 27, 2022

Viewing BPD symptoms through the lens of narrative therapy can help y…

The issue with many current BPD treatments is that they are focused squarely on the individual – these therapies (like DBT or CBT) primarily focus on coping skills – which are helpful, no doubt – but these same therapeutic mo...

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Sept. 20, 2022

Did your BPD symptoms develop to help you survive and adapt as a help…

Looking at the psychological suffering of humans through a medical lens has taken center stage for as long as many of us can remember. However, more and more - especially in recent months - the biomedical model has come under...

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Sept. 13, 2022

Your caveman desires are standing in the way of TRUE happiness

Many who identify with symptoms of borderline personality disorder find themselves wanting to “get better.” This often leads to therapy (which is great), which leads to learning skills in therapeutic modalities like CBT or DB...

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Sept. 6, 2022

Underrated recovery hacks known to help you change the beliefs that a…

So what are these "underrated recovery hacks", you ask? The majority of people I speak to who are struggling with BPD symptoms tell me how badly they want to change. They know their "toxic" patterns. They know the cycles they...

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Aug. 30, 2022

Is Jeanette McCurdy REALLY glad her mom died? (The impact of emotiona…

Former Nickelodeon child-star Jeannette MucCurdy’s provocatively titled new book “I’m Glad My Mom Died” became a near-instant New York Times bestseller after its release in August 2022. The Audible version of the book is narr...

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Aug. 23, 2022

Billie Eilish said porn destroyed her brain (has it destroyed yours, …

20-year-old singer-songwriter Billie Eilish opened up about the devastating impact having access to hardcore pornography (as early as age 11) had on the way she came to view herself and her relationship to her own sexuality o...

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Aug. 16, 2022

Listen if you are at rock bottom, heartbroken, and questioning the po…

I received two listener emails this week that ripped my heart open. One was struggling with addiction, and the other was devastated by a recent heartbreak. These voicemails reminded me of why I started my podcast in the first...

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