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Other People's Problems

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Real people. Real problems. Real talk. Normally, therapy sessions are totally confidential — but this podcast opens the doors. Hillary McBride and her clients want to help demystify mental health. No actors. No auditions. No artifice.

Real people. Real problems. Real talk. Normally, therapy sessions are totally confidential — but this podcast opens the doors. Hillary McBride and her clients want to help demystify mental health. No actors. No auditions. No artifice.
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United States

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Real people. Real problems. Real talk. Normally, therapy sessions are totally confidential — but this podcast opens the doors. Hillary McBride and her clients want to help demystify mental health. No actors. No auditions. No artifice.

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English


Episodes

Introducing First Day Back

1/25/2019
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First Day Back is a podcast from Stitcher about people facing and trying to overcome life's most challenging moments. Last season followed a woman coming back from her prison sentence. Now the show is back with a new story about a comedian who died on stage and was revived by an audience member. Follow along this season to find out how the man who lives and died for comedy grapples with his death and reignites his career in the aftermath.

Duration:00:04:09

OPP Extra - "Family Inheritance": Other People's Problems live

1/23/2019
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Recorded in front of a live theatre audience at the HotDocs Podcast Festival, Hillary McBride discusses how our families shape us for better and for worse by digging deeper into Sloane's story and her own. Featuring special expert panellists Kwame McKenzie and Tina Malti.

Duration:00:49:18

S2 Episode 8 - Dave - Shame blocks connection

11/27/2018
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Shame keeps Dave from connecting with other people. He finds a way to reach toward Hillary.

Duration:00:32:22

S2 Episode 9 - Maggie - It's okay to feel good

11/27/2018
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"You don't get rid of shadow, you learn how to use it. There is strength and goodness and power even in the shadow" - Hillary

Duration:00:29:12

S2 Episode 6 - Franklyn - Carrying old hurt into new love

11/20/2018
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Franklyn has begun dating again after his divorce. But hurt and fear from the past are making it hard for him to dive in to new love.

Duration:00:24:31

S2 Episode 7 - Sloane - Ending it with an abusive mom

11/20/2018
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As Sloane prepares to welcome her first child, she confronts the painful relationship she has with her own mother and her wish the relationship could end.

Duration:00:27:56

S2 Episode 5 - Belle - Suicide and parental guilt

11/13/2018
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*Warning: This episode references suicide and may be triggering for some listeners. Belle is feeling suicidal and like a bad parent. Hillary talks with her about the idea of a "good enough" mom.

Duration:00:32:01

OPP Extra - Lu Ripley on talking about suicide

11/13/2018
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*Warning: This episode references suicide and may be triggering for some listeners. When someone you love is suicidal, talking about it is daunting. In this podcast extra, host Hillary McBride, producer Jodie Martinson, and expert guest Lu Ripley get real about how to have candid conversations and ask that terrifying question: "Do you want to kill yourself?"

Duration:00:22:34

S2 Episode 3 - Ethan - Space for a new baby

11/6/2018
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Hillary works with Ethan to imagine playing and connecting with his new baby. He's worked for years to process the terrifying experience of almost losing his wife during the birth of their first child.

Duration:00:26:42

S2 Episode 4 - Hannah - Coping with anxiety

11/6/2018
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Hannah's anxiety is out of control and that's making it hard to get through her day at work.

Duration:00:26:41

OPP Extra - Hillary's guided meditation

11/6/2018
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Host Hillary McBride advises her client Hannah to listen to a guided mediation on her commute to help ease her anxiety. Here's one for you to use, with Hillary as your guide.

Duration:00:10:41

S2 Episode 1 - Ellie - Abusive with me, but loves our daughter

10/30/2018
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Ellie's decision to leave her abusive relationship has restored her sparkle. But how does she foster a good relationship between him and their daughter without getting hurt again?

Duration:00:25:37

S2 Episode 2 - Layla - Healing from rape

10/30/2018
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*Warning: This episode details a sexual assault and may be triggering for some listeners. A chance encounter at the pool has triggered Layla to remember a sexual assault. In this session, she begins to heal.

Duration:00:41:38

Coming soon: new episodes of Other People's Problems

8/29/2018
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Producer Jodie Martinson shares some clips from new therapy sessions between Hillary and her clients about healing from sexual assault, escaping domestic violence, and carrying hurt into new love. New episodes will be released in the fall.

Duration:00:02:30

Hillary's podcast pick: Mic Drop

5/4/2018
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If you liked how Other People's Problems let you into the minds and hearts of ordinary people you'll love Mic Drop. Listen in as teenagers share their mood-swinging, dream-chasing, rule-breaking dramas and adventures.

Duration:00:11:05

S1 Episode 9 - Patti - Giving until it's gone

4/24/2018
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Patti strives to be perfect and does so much for her son and husband. Hillary helps her see that giving even more is not the answer.

Duration:00:25:03

S1 Episode 8 - Sloane - Putting a name on this problem

4/23/2018
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Hillary introduces Sloane to the idea of Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder to help her understand why she feels so overwhelmed at times. But will the diagnosis help Sloane feel more or less empowered to change?

Duration:00:27:41

S1 Episode 7 - Belle - The eating disorder voice inside

4/22/2018
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Belle has a voice inside her head that torments her with messages of self-hate. She turns to food to feel better. Hillary tries to help her with a therapy called EMDR.

Duration:00:26:01

OPP Extra - 'Maggie' interview

4/20/2018
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'Maggie' talks with OPP creator and producer Jodie Martinson about what it was like to be a part of the podcast, and how the microphone in the room affected her.

Duration:00:15:28

S1 Episode 6 - Franklyn - Heartbreak in a digital world

4/19/2018
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Franklyn revokes his access to tracking his ex-wife's whereabouts through her phone. It's his last connection to her.

Duration:00:24:00