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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 105: Types of Therapy

4/19/2018
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Hey all! This is a deep dive episode that was prompted by an email question that I got. In this episode, I talk about the different types of therapy that are available. Of course, I don’t cover every single one, but I describe some of the types of therapy that you are most likely to Continue Reading The post Episode 105: Types of Therapy appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:44:37

Episode 104: Dr. Andrea Letamendi on Comics and Psychology

4/12/2018
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Hello! This is a special episode. I got the chance to interview Dr. Andrea Letamendi about comics and psychology. She is a clinical psychologist and the host of the Arkham Sessions podcast. She uses comics, nerdom, and pop culture as a vehicle to explain psychological concepts. We had a broad conversation about these topics, her background, Continue Reading The post Episode 104: Dr. Andrea Letamendi on Comics and Psychology appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:01:04:02

Episode 103: Flashbacks, Borderline vs Bipolar, Pressure to Have Sex

4/5/2018
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Hello, friends! This is another question and answer episode. Next week will be an interview with the amazing Dr. Andrea Letamendi all about comic books, pop culture, and mental health. I would really appreciate it if you would rate the show on iTunes OR share the show with your friends this week. Thanks! I was Continue Reading The post Episode 103: Flashbacks, Borderline vs Bipolar, Pressure to Have Sex appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:33:20

Episode 102: Dr. Ron Holt on Coming Out Safely as LGBTQ+

3/29/2018
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Today I have an interview with an amazing guest. Dr. Ron Holt is a psychiatrist who stepped away from direct clinical practice to focus directly on advocacy work related to LGBTQ issues. As a proud gay man, he describes his experience growing up and a variety of other topics such as tips for coming out Continue Reading The post Episode 102: Dr. Ron Holt on Coming Out Safely as LGBTQ+ appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:44:54

Episode 101: Work Boundaries, Autistic Burn Out, Social Memory

3/22/2018
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Hello, everybody! We are back to the normal question and answer format this week. I really enjoyed episode 100, in which my friend Dan Fields interviewed me as a guest. If you haven’t checked that one out yet, I suggest it! Next week will be another interview as well with an awesome guest. It’s Sunday Continue Reading The post Episode 101: Work Boundaries, Autistic Burn Out, Social Memory appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:32:13

Episode 100: Special Episode – Me Interviewed as a Guest!

3/15/2018
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Hello, friends! This is episode 100 of the Hardcore Self Help Podcast and as such I wanted to do something a little different. I invited my friend Dan Fields from the Save It For The Show podcast on to interview ME as a guest. We had a really interesting conversation about all kinds of stuff. Honestly, I Continue Reading The post Episode 100: Special Episode – Me Interviewed as a Guest! appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:59:39

Episode 99: Erez Sheck on Bipolar, Bullying, and Social Media

3/8/2018
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Episode 99, guys! Next week is big 100. I’ll be doing something a bit different for that episode, so make sure you tune in for that one. This week is my first interview of the year. In this episode, I talk to Erez Shek about his experiences with bullying, bipolar, being a gay man, hospitalization, Continue Reading The post Episode 99: Erez Sheck on Bipolar, Bullying, and Social Media appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:54:18

Episode 98: All About Exposure for Anxiety

3/1/2018
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I have been thinking a lot about exposure for anxiety lately for multiple reasons. For one, I’m in the middle of creating my online course for anxiety and recently wrote the content for the module on exposure. I have also been frustrated by people that I see in my clinical practice who have gone through Continue Reading The post Episode 98: All About Exposure for Anxiety appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:37:26

Episode 97: Finding a Male Role Model, Discussing Trauma, Hydrocephalus

2/22/2018
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Today’s episode is brought to you by Sudio. Check them out and use the offer code SELFHELP for 15% off. This episode is a normal Q & A. My voice progressively died as I recorded the episode, so you get croaky Robert again. Great variety of questions this time including: How can I find a positive Continue Reading The post Episode 97: Finding a Male Role Model, Discussing Trauma, Hydrocephalus appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:38:17

Episode 96: Moving, Tolerating Insecurity, Anxiety Procrastination

2/15/2018
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Hello, friends! I’m back from my paternity leave. Thank you for the support, the great feedback, and the patience during my absence. Excited to be back at it. Some exciting stuff coming up in the coming months including some really awesome guests. Look forward to that. This episode is a question and answer episode with Continue Reading The post Episode 96: Moving, Tolerating Insecurity, Anxiety Procrastination appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:38:05

Episode 95: Moving on from Trauma at 66

2/8/2018
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Heyoooo! This is one more mini-episode where I am answering a single question rather than 3. If all goes according to plan, this will be the last episode of my paternity leave and I’ll be back to normal next week. Thanks for your patience! I am a complex person. I’m 66 years old and am Continue Reading The post Episode 95: Moving on from Trauma at 66 appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:13:04

Episode 94: Should I Have a Relationship with My Abusive Parent?

2/1/2018
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Hello, everyone! Today is a mini-episode. I’m still on my paternity leave, so I’m coming at you with a single question and answer, rather than my typical 3 per episode. I hope you enjoy this quick bite of information and I also hope that you’re taking great care of yourself. I am 16 years old Continue Reading The post Episode 94: Should I Have a Relationship with My Abusive Parent? appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:14:19

Episode 93: Dr. Amber Baker Answers Anxiety Questions

1/25/2018
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Hey, friends! I’m currently off on paternity leave, so my friend and fellow psychologist, Amber Baker, Ph.D., is stepping in to answer your questions today. The episode is very similar to my normal question and answer episodes, just with a different host. I think she knocked it out of the park. Be sure to stop Continue Reading The post Episode 93: Dr. Amber Baker Answers Anxiety Questions appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:46:12

Episode 92: Burnout Prevention, Vertigo Anxiety, Signs of a Good Guy

1/18/2018
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Hello, friends! It’s only been like 3 episodes since I’ve done a Q&A, but it feels like it has been forever. Super happy to be back here answering your mental health questions. The next 3 episodes will be a bit different due to my paternity leave, which I explain at the top of the episode. Continue Reading The post Episode 92: Burnout Prevention, Vertigo Anxiety, Signs of a Good Guy appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:38:05

Episode 91: Duff the Wife Part 2

1/11/2018
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My wife, Joelle is back on the podcast today (you can listen to her previous episode here). We talk about lots of stuff including anxiety and pregnancy, our plans for the new baby, communication within our relationship, and we also answer some listener questions. Enjoy! Next week will probably be a normal episode, but after Continue Reading The post Episode 91: Duff the Wife Part 2 appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:58:12

Episode 90: New Year Reflections

1/4/2018
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Here we are. It’s 2018. Crazy. In this episode, I reflect on the past year and talk about my hopes and goals for 2018. I talk a bit about my personal life, my professional life, and this podcast. Please stop by Twitter or Facebook and let me know what your hopes for the year are! Continue Reading The post Episode 90: New Year Reflections appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:28:14

Episode 89: A Guided Relaxation for the Holidays

12/21/2017
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I know I already did a holiday themed episode, but I figured you guys could use a little more love as you continue through the holiday season. Rather than answering your questions today, I’m going to lead you through a guided relaxation designed to help you de-stress and relieve some of the stress that often Continue Reading The post Episode 89: A Guided Relaxation for the Holidays appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:25:03

Episode 88: Recognizing Abuse & Raising Children With Mental Illness

12/14/2017
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Hey everyone! Things have been a little more quiet lately around here. Fires are still going strong and don’t seem to be giving up any time soon. We’re still safe, but man it’s rough around here. Air quality is getting pretty bad too. I have to get up early to do a talk tomorrow morning Continue Reading The post Episode 88: Recognizing Abuse & Raising Children With Mental Illness appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:29:22

Episode 87: Getting Through Disasters

12/7/2017
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Hey, friends. I’m not sure if you saw the news, but southern California is on fire. I’m safe, but a lot of friends and acquaintances are not. I’m in this eerie spot where we are very close to the fires, but at very low risk, so “normal” life continues on. Decided to do an episode Continue Reading The post Episode 87: Getting Through Disasters appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:35:38

Episode 86: Too Nervous to Call Therapist, Phobia of Vomiting, Depression in High School

11/30/2017
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Hello, my friends! This episode is just a straight forward question and answer episode with some really awesome questions. This week I am also working on a book proposal for a traditional publisher, which means that you would be able to buy this potential book in stores. That’s a bucket list item of mine and Continue Reading The post Episode 86: Too Nervous to Call Therapist, Phobia of Vomiting, Depression in High School appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration:00:44:03

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