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1 Therapist. 1 Patient. 2 Perspectives. // In a world where Mental Health is used as a common trope in various forms of storytelling, Therapist, Ryan Engelstad, and Producer, Mike Graham try to determine what's real life, and what's just exaggerated fantasy. Listen as they delve into the fantastical tales told about Mental Health in books, movies and television. This is Pop Psych 101. | New Episode every Monday at 6am Central/Standard Time

1 Therapist. 1 Patient. 2 Perspectives. // In a world where Mental Health is used as a common trope in various forms of storytelling, Therapist, Ryan Engelstad, and Producer, Mike Graham try to determine what's real life, and what's just exaggerated fantasy. Listen as they delve into the fantastical tales told about Mental Health in books, movies and television. This is Pop Psych 101. | New Episode every Monday at 6am Central/Standard Time
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1 Therapist. 1 Patient. 2 Perspectives. // In a world where Mental Health is used as a common trope in various forms of storytelling, Therapist, Ryan Engelstad, and Producer, Mike Graham try to determine what's real life, and what's just exaggerated fantasy. Listen as they delve into the fantastical tales told about Mental Health in books, movies and television. This is Pop Psych 101. | New Episode every Monday at 6am Central/Standard Time

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Episodes

Deleted Scene from Episode 015: Addiction in Beautiful Boy | Over-Analyzing with Ryan

1/16/2019
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Deleted Scene From Addiction in Beautiful Boy | Over-analyzing With Ryan: The Dark Office Edition On the cutting room floor from this week's episode, Addiction in Beautiful Boy, is a segment we call "Over-Analyzing With Ryan" He dives WAY TOO deep into the dark implications of the actors chosen in beautiful boy and their correlation with the characters they played in the hit TV show, The Office. ◘◘ Pop Psych 101 Facebook → Instagram → Twitter → @PopPsych101 Facebook Mental...

Duration:00:14:23

Addiction in Beautiful Boy (Movie) // Episode 015

1/14/2019
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Addiction in Beautiful Boy Coming off an intense episode about eating disorder, Ryan and Mike jump right back into to the intensity with an episode about addiction. Not only is the subject of addiction one of the most intense mental health issues, but the movie Beautiful boy in itself is also an intense look into addiction. Ryan, having spent 6 years, previously as an addiction specialist, has since moved on from that field for many reasons, but his knowledge in this area is broad and...

Duration:01:09:05

Anorexia Nervosa in Netflix's To The Bone (Movie) // Episode 014

1/7/2019
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Anorexia Nervosa in Netflix's To The Bone Eating disorders--a subject that hits close to home for Pop Psych 101. Mike, gives a little background to his personal experience with an eating disorder, while Ryan explains that sometimes these symptoms can pair with mood disorders as a way for a person to gain some control where they might feel as if they have none. Ryan and Mike go deep into "To The Bone", a Netflix special, starring Lily Collins, based on true events surrounding a battle...

Duration:01:13:53

Play Therapy in Mary Poppins (Musical) // Episode 013

12/31/2018
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Play Therapy in Walt Disney's 1964 Classic, Mary Poppins. SNLPete Davidson Mary PoppinsBanks familyPlay Therapyfamily dynamics Dick Van Dyke ◘◘ www.poppsych101.com ◘◘ Facebook → Instagram → Twitter → @PopPsych101 Facebook Mental Health Chat Group → https://www.facebook.com/groups/1851546844954757/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/poppsych101 Instagram: www.instagram.com/poppsych101 Twitter: www.twitter.com/poppsych101 ◘◘ Pop Psych 101 is now a Radio Show on Dash...

Duration:00:51:42

Chronic Embitterment in The Muppet Christmas Carol (Movie) // Episode 012

12/17/2018
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Continuing our streak of Christmas and Holiday episodes, Ryan and Mike break down Scrooge Syndrome / Chronic Embitterment, otherwise known as Post Traumatic Embitterment Disorder. To keep things light, they look at this Mental Health issue through the movie "The Muppet Christmas Carol". The psychology behind Charles Dickens famous character is fascinating, and important to understand and empathize with anyone in our lives that reflect this attitude. They talk a little bit about their new...

Duration:00:59:30

Surviving The Holidays: Listener Questions Answered (Christmas Special) // Episode 011

12/10/2018
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One Therapist and One Patient answer listener questions about handling Holiday issues and stress. In this Christmas Special, Mike and Ryan announce some very big news for Pop Psych 101, and the reach of their voice. They ask each other questions about their own personal Holiday experiences, and answer some very heavy questions from their Mental Health Chat Group (Link Below). Then they have another round of "Over-analyzing With Ryan: Christmas Cheese Edition", where Ryan reads cheesy quotes...

Duration:00:56:30

Fakers in Ferris Bueller's Day Off (Movie) // Episode 010

12/3/2018
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This week, Therapist Ryan Engelstad and Producer Mike Graham, breakdown the accuracy of the portrayal of Malingering (Faking Sick) in the Movie Ferris Bueller's Day off; Directed by John Hughes and Starring Matthew Broderick. Happy to finally be covering an actual comedy we try to keep the episode light. However, being that this subject was picked because of a real life situation, Ryan tries to be direct and explain the why and how of Faking it. // www.poppsych101.com Facebook → Instagram →...

Duration:00:56:59

Psychiatric Hospitalization in One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (Movie) // Episode 009

11/26/2018
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An exciting day for Pop Psych 101. We have our first guest-host, Christine, EMT turned Nurse Practitioner, and Host of the popular Podcast, Antidotes: Stories In Medicine, is joining us to talk about one of the great films in movie history, One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest. With insight from Christine and Ryan, we breakdown the myths surrounding Psychiatric Hospitalization, and actually give RP Murphy, a diagnosis fitting for real life; Anti Social Personality Disorder. Mental Health and...

Duration:00:59:55

Grief in Stan Lee's Spider-Man (Character) // Episode 008

11/19/2018
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In honor and in reflection of Stan Lee's passing we take a look at a common trope within superhero comics and movies: Grief. While many people throughout the world publicly grieve for this loss, we breakdown Stan Lee's favorite creation and character, Spider-Man, who's stories of grief are weaved throughout the many iterations of our neighborhood friend. This episode has a somber tone, but it is an important message to deliver and the insight and information from Ryan is not only helpful,...

Duration:00:53:44

Paranoid Schizophrenia in A Beautiful Mind (Movie) // Episode 007

11/12/2018
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In this episode Mike and Ryan talk about their trip to meet each other for the first time at Anchor podcast lab in New York City! They go on to address the movie of the week which is A Beautiful Mind. Mike has a lot of questions about whether what was portrayed in the movie was accurate or more for dramatic effect when it comes to schizophrenia. Ryan talks about the diagnosis of schizophrenia, what it looks like, how it is treated, and its impact on the person suffering from delusions and...

Duration:00:55:53

PTSD in The Perks Of Being A Wallflower (Book) // Episode 006

11/5/2018
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Skip to minute 05:22 to get straight to the breakdown of the Novel and PTSD ◘◘ This week is The Perks Of Being A Wallflower, a Novel by Stephen Chbosky. We have realized that all of our episodes tend to take on the feeling of the media we happen to be covering that week; this one is no different. We cover PTSD ( Post Traumatic Stress Disorder ) in the Novel by Stephen Chbosky: The Perks Of Being A Wallflower Deep, intense and always serious for this episode, Ryan and Mike break down what...

Duration:00:56:04

Phobias in Stephen King's IT (Movie / TV Mini-Series) // Episode 005

10/29/2018
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Halloween Special 2018 | Phobias in Stephen King's IT // Ryan and Mike cover Phobias from the 2017 adaptation of Stephen King's IT, as well as some inspiration from the '90s mini-series. They talk about their appreciation for all of the emails and messages they have received from listeners and recount stories about their own personal phobias. Ryan discusses what entails a specific phobia diagnosis and what the treatment options might be for someone struggling with this diagnosis. Mike and...

Duration:00:54:23

Suicide & Intervention in 13 Reasons Why (Netflix Series) // Episode 004

10/22/2018
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13 Reasons Why, a teenage drama centered around a suicide and it's direct effect on the community and the high school in that community, created huge opinions around the nation about it's portrayal of suicide & intervention, or lack thereof. Ryan and Mike dissect and explain what's going on in the show, while informing what to look for in real life when someone is considering taking their own life. ------- Mike tends to have very strong opinions about this particular TV Series, and it takes...

Duration:01:05:48

Bi Polar Disorder in Silver Linings Playbook (Movie) // Episode 003

10/15/2018
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Twitter - Instagram - Facebook = @PopPsych101 www.poppsych101.com Available on All Major Podcast Platforms // This episode was recorded during Mental Health Awareness week, so the guys picked, SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, a movie that hits home for Mike, as he also is diagnosed Bi Polar. // Mike spends the first part of the episode stumbling over his words and struggling to keep focus. Ryan, the Therapist he is, points out that Mike is having real feelings, and is possibly triggered by the...

Duration:01:12:03

Schizoid Personality Disorder in Lars & The Real Girl (Movie) // Episode 002

10/8/2018
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Every Monday, Therapist Ryan Engelstad, and Producer Mike Graham, take an example from Pop Culture (i.e. Books, Movies, TV Shows) that features a Mental Health problem, and determine if the portrayal is accurate and something we can use as an example for those with questions or even curiosity, or if the depiction of the issue is exaggerated and just for entertainment. ------- EP: 2 | Movie | Lars & The Real Girl | Schizoid Personality Disorder ------- Lars, played by actor, Ryan Gosling, has...

Duration:00:51:33

Dissociative Identity Disorder in Fight Club (Movie) // Episode 001

10/1/2018
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Therapist Ryan Engelstad, and Producer Mike Graham, premiere their new Mental Health Awareness Podcast ------- Pop Psych 101 takes a look at pop culture and it's portrayal of Mental Health issues in storytelling ------- Mike and Ryan break down the mental illness being portrayed, and discuss it's accuracy to what it would be like in real life, versus the fantasy ------- This episode, they review Fight Club, a movie that shows us an extreme case of Dissociative Identity Disorder. Ryan fills...

Duration:00:33:57

Pop Psych 101 Premier Promo // Monday Oct, 1

9/26/2018
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In a world where Mental Health is used as a common trope in various forms of storytelling, Therapist, Ryan Engelstad, and Producer, Mike Graham try to determine what's real life, and what's just exaggerated fantasy. Listen as they delve into the fantastical tales told about Mental Health in books, movies and television. This is Pop Psych 101 | Music: Killers Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/...

Duration:00:00:44