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The Hardcore Self Help podcast is a weekly podcast that answers YOUR questions about mental health WITHOUT the psychobabble BS. Released every Thursday morning, you will find information about everything from how to deal with anxiety and depression, to relationships, addiction, and LIFE in general. I talk to you just like I do in my books: like a friend. Life is hard enough to handle; you don’t need complicated jargon screwing it all up for you.

The Hardcore Self Help podcast is a weekly podcast that answers YOUR questions about mental health WITHOUT the psychobabble BS. Released every Thursday morning, you will find information about everything from how to deal with anxiety and depression, to relationships, addiction, and LIFE in general. I talk to you just like I do in my books: like a friend. Life is hard enough to handle; you don’t need complicated jargon screwing it all up for you.
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The Hardcore Self Help podcast is a weekly podcast that answers YOUR questions about mental health WITHOUT the psychobabble BS. Released every Thursday morning, you will find information about everything from how to deal with anxiety and depression, to relationships, addiction, and LIFE in general. I talk to you just like I do in my books: like a friend. Life is hard enough to handle; you don’t need complicated jargon screwing it all up for you.

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Episodes

Episode 127: Duff the Wife Back Again!

9/20/2018
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Hello! I thought it would be nice to have my wife, Joelle, back on the podcast today. She’s usually a listener favorite guest and I always love talking with her, so I hope you enjoy our conversation! We talk about all kinds of stuff including: Our life and recent move Changing psychiatric meds Parenting with Continue Reading The post Episode 127: Duff the Wife Back Again! appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:48:02

Episode 126: Anxiety Exhaustion, Explosive Anger, Mending a Relationship

9/13/2018
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Another question and answer episode full of awesome listener questions. Let’s dive in! What is the best way to deal with mental exhaustion and fatigue brought on by anxiety? i’ve worked very hard at getting my mindset in the right place but find its extra hard to be positive and to try and just accept Continue Reading The post Episode 126: Anxiety Exhaustion, Explosive Anger, Mending a Relationship appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:37:00

Episode 125: Too Broke for Therapy, Anxiety Meds Don’t Work, Pressure to Have Kids

9/7/2018
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Hello, friends! Sorry for anyone that missed last week’s episode. I messed up a little with the technical side of things. We should be all back track this week. If you don’t already, please subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or whatever podcast player you use, so you never miss out. Hi Dr.Duff, I clinically Continue Reading The post Episode 125: Too Broke for Therapy, Anxiety Meds Don’t Work, Pressure to Have Kids appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:34:29

Episode 123: Porn and Depression, Panic Disorder, Fleeting Suicidal Thoughts

8/23/2018
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Hello! Fantastic questions on today’s Q&A episode. I am always amazed by your honesty and vulnerability when sending these in. Hello Dr. Duff! I just want to start off by saying I have been listening to the podcast for quite some time now and absolutely love it. I am 19 and have dealt with depression Continue Reading The post Episode 123: Porn and Depression, Panic Disorder, Fleeting Suicidal Thoughts appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:35:29

Episode 122: Anxiety Procrastination, Supporting Suicidal Friends, Loving with Borderline

8/16/2018
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Another great full question and answer episode today! The course is now closed. Thank you so much for helping me have a successful launch. You guys are the best! I’ve been diagnosed with Borderline for about a year now. It’s been hell, but through Group and individual therapy I’ve had some progress. Of course Continue Reading The post Episode 122: Anxiety Procrastination, Supporting Suicidal Friends, Loving with Borderline appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:36:10

Episode 121: Death Anxiety, Regret, and the Therapeutic Relationship

8/9/2018
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We are back to the normal episodes. I have three questions answered for you in this one. Thank you for your patience with the short episodes over the past few weeks. That was a big help to me to have less work to do while I finished up the course. Speaking of which, Kick Anxiety’s Continue Reading The post Episode 121: Death Anxiety, Regret, and the Therapeutic Relationship appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:39:11

Episode 120: Addressing an Awkward Situation with Therapist

8/2/2018
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Today is another mini episode of the podcast, because BIG NEWS: Kick Anxiety’s Ass is now LIVE! I’ve been working on it for over a year, but I can’t believe the day has finally come. In this episode of the Hardcore Self Help podcast, I answer a listener question about how to address an awkward Continue Reading The post Episode 120: Addressing an Awkward Situation with Therapist appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:12:49

Episode 119: Dealing with a Toxic Mother

7/26/2018
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Hey, friends! Another short episode this week because next week is the official launch of Kick Anxiety’s Ass. Zomg wtf this is crazy. This episode featured a tough AND really important question. Enjoy! So, I have a toxic mother. I don’t live with her for 2 years, since my parents broke up (now i’m 20). Since Continue Reading The post Episode 119: Dealing with a Toxic Mother appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:11:02

Episode 118: Parenting with Borderline Personality Disorder

7/19/2018
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Hello, all! This is another mini-episode with just one question, but boy is it a good one. If you didn’t catch the last episode, I am doing a series of short episodes while I crank out the finishing touches on my online course, Kick Anxiety’s Ass. Hi, Dr. Duff, I recently found your podcasts and am Continue Reading The post Episode 118: Parenting with Borderline Personality Disorder appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:12:37

Episode 117: Too Depressed to Start Therapy

7/12/2018
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For the next few episodes, I will be just taking one question, so that I can free up some of my time to put the finishing touches on the Kick Anxiety’s Ass Course. For this week, the question is: Would online therapy be a good option for me, since I’m too depressed to do regular Continue Reading The post Episode 117: Too Depressed to Start Therapy appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:18:31

Episode 116: Communication and Support with Duff The Wife

7/5/2018
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Hello, friends! Super excited to bring my wife, Joelle, back on the podcast today. As usual, this is a super candid and honest conversation naturally flows into a variety of topics, but we broadly focused on issues related to communication and supporting one another in a relationship where one partner has significant mental health challenges. Continue Reading The post Episode 116: Communication and Support with Duff The Wife appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:51:17

Episode 115: When the World Is Too Much

6/28/2018
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This episode is a little different. It’s basically a deep-dive episode, but it’s a little more off-the-cuff than usual. Given the multitude of troubling events in the US news today, I wanted to give some thoughts and advice about dealing with the news and the state of the world. It can be exceptionally hard for Continue Reading The post Episode 115: When the World Is Too Much appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:26:07

Episode 114: School Anxiety, Disclosing Mental Illness to Partner, Ending Therapy

6/21/2018
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Exciting stuff this week guys! Today is another regular Q&A session with some awesome questions about school anxiety, how to disclose mental illness to a partner, and ending therapy. A couple quick announcements: The Hardcore Self Help: F**k Anxiety audiobook has been updated! The quality is SO much better with this one, so if you’ve Continue Reading The post Episode 114: School Anxiety, Disclosing Mental Illness to Partner, Ending Therapy appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:42:19

Episode 113: Polyamory, Family Issues Due to Bipolar, Living with a Disability

6/14/2018
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Doing a pretty straightforward Q&A session this week, with questions about polyamory, how to deal with family issues due to having bipolar disorder, and advice on living with a disability. Thanks for checking out Hardcore Self Help! You can find transcripts of the episode below. Here are this week’s questions: My husband and I want Continue Reading The post Episode 113: Polyamory, Family Issues Due to Bipolar, Living with a Disability appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:32:56

Episode 112: The Psychology of ASMR

6/7/2018
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In this episode, I do something a little different. This is a highly requested deep dive episode into the psychology of ASMR, or autonomous sensory meridian response. You know, those videos where people tap things and whisper on youtube? I used to make those videos. For almost 6 years, in fact. I talk about what Continue Reading The post Episode 112: The Psychology of ASMR appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:43:18

Episode 111: Repressed Memories, Processing Loss, and Depression at 15

5/31/2018
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This was a really good episode thanks to the awesome questions that I was sent in. In fact, I think this episode would be a really great one to share with your friends if you wanted to give them an example of my podcast! Here are the questions that are covered in this episode: Are Continue Reading The post Episode 111: Repressed Memories, Processing Loss, and Depression at 15 appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:39:17

Episode 110: Interview with Child Psychologist Dr. Skye Stifel

5/24/2018
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This episode is kind of a hybrid. It’s not quite an interview. More of a collaborative question and answer session. I sat down with my friend Skye Stifel, a school psychologist that I went to grad school with, to answer your questions about kids and adolescents. Good stuff! Registration is now open for Kick Anxiety’s Continue Reading The post Episode 110: Interview with Child Psychologist Dr. Skye Stifel appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:49:33

Episode 109: Family Doesn’t Support Therapy, Facing Rejection, Making Friends

5/17/2018
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Hello, friends!! Today’s episode is a question and answer session. I think it turned out pretty well despite some annoying flooding that happened in my office this week. Here are the questions that I answer in this week’s episode: What can I do about my step-mother who does not support me being in therapy? How Continue Reading The post Episode 109: Family Doesn’t Support Therapy, Facing Rejection, Making Friends appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:30:26

Episode 108: Quinn Gee on Black Mental Health

5/10/2018
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I have a great interview with Quinn Gee of Magnolia Mental Health for this week’s episode of the Hardcore Self Help podcast. She is a therapist, business owner, and all around badass. We talk about how she got into therapy, her own identity development, what it’s like being a therapist, and some concepts related to black Continue Reading The post Episode 108: Quinn Gee on Black Mental Health appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:58:45

Episode 107: When You Can’t Get Rid of Depression

5/3/2018
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For this week’s episode of Hardcore Self Help, I’m talking about when you just can’t get rid of depression. You’ve had depression for a long time and you’re sick of it. You’re tired of feeling exhausted, upset, irritable, and hopeless. Maybe it’s even gotten to the point that you have seen a therapist and agreed Continue Reading The post Episode 107: When You Can’t Get Rid of Depression appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:39:39