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Welcome Friends! We are Deanna Silverman, LCSW and Frances Echeverria, LMFT and together we make up the Hilarious Humanitarians podcast. Working as psychotherapists in various settings, from the emergency department, and foster care system to marriage and family counseling and inpatient psych facilities, we aim to bring you two unique perspectives on everything from relationships, body image, parenting, to self-care and, mental health. You will hear everything from our raw, unfiltered opinions to facts and statistics. If you seek insight into human behavior or you’re looking for reassurance that you are not the only person wearing your sweatpants inside out at home then you are in the right place. And hey, if we successfully hook you into what feels like close friends catching up over coffee, you can interact with us further at the @HilariousHumanitarian and @ShutupSkippy pages on Instagram and give us feedback on what else you’d like to hear! How many podcasts can you say give you free professional advice in the laid-back judgment-free zone of your Ford focus with no deductible or copay! Look forward to future episodes where we de-stigmatize universal experiences such as the awkwardness of the holidays, and compassion fatigue, all while embracing our own vulnerabilities and laughing together. Cause we’re all in this damn thing together after all.

Welcome Friends! We are Deanna Silverman, LCSW and Frances Echeverria, LMFT and together we make up the Hilarious Humanitarians podcast. Working as psychotherapists in various settings, from the emergency department, and foster care system to marriage and family counseling and inpatient psych facilities, we aim to bring you two unique perspectives on everything from relationships, body image, parenting, to self-care and, mental health. You will hear everything from our raw, unfiltered opinions to facts and statistics. If you seek insight into human behavior or you’re looking for reassurance that you are not the only person wearing your sweatpants inside out at home then you are in the right place. And hey, if we successfully hook you into what feels like close friends catching up over coffee, you can interact with us further at the @HilariousHumanitarian and @ShutupSkippy pages on Instagram and give us feedback on what else you’d like to hear! How many podcasts can you say give you free professional advice in the laid-back judgment-free zone of your Ford focus with no deductible or copay! Look forward to future episodes where we de-stigmatize universal experiences such as the awkwardness of the holidays, and compassion fatigue, all while embracing our own vulnerabilities and laughing together. Cause we’re all in this damn thing together after all.
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Welcome Friends! We are Deanna Silverman, LCSW and Frances Echeverria, LMFT and together we make up the Hilarious Humanitarians podcast. Working as psychotherapists in various settings, from the emergency department, and foster care system to marriage and family counseling and inpatient psych facilities, we aim to bring you two unique perspectives on everything from relationships, body image, parenting, to self-care and, mental health. You will hear everything from our raw, unfiltered opinions to facts and statistics. If you seek insight into human behavior or you’re looking for reassurance that you are not the only person wearing your sweatpants inside out at home then you are in the right place. And hey, if we successfully hook you into what feels like close friends catching up over coffee, you can interact with us further at the @HilariousHumanitarian and @ShutupSkippy pages on Instagram and give us feedback on what else you’d like to hear! How many podcasts can you say give you free professional advice in the laid-back judgment-free zone of your Ford focus with no deductible or copay! Look forward to future episodes where we de-stigmatize universal experiences such as the awkwardness of the holidays, and compassion fatigue, all while embracing our own vulnerabilities and laughing together. Cause we’re all in this damn thing together after all.

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Episodes

ep 38: From fat guy to fit guy

7/13/2018
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Frances talks to one of her oldest friend’s Lucio (@team_living_proof on IG) in this week’s episode on radically changing lifelong habits and the negative storylines in our heads. Lou’s smile and laugh are infectious and his story is incredible… going from fat guy to fit guy, without surgery or gimmicks and changing lives along the way. They cover how setting small goals (not just related to diet and exercise) can add up to huge changes that can completely change the course of your life,...

Duration:00:51:16

ep 37: The Job Hunt

7/5/2018
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A ton of our listeners and Instagram followers have reached out to us to ask us questions about job searching, resume building and internships. In episode 37, Deanna & Frances share their tips, insight and advice on how to land your dream job or how to prepare your resume in eventually applying for that position you have been eyeballing. We also share some laughs and experiences about own past work experiences including the good, the bad and the ugly. Connect with us! If you are loving...

Duration:00:50:34

ep 36: Iron Sharpens Iron

6/29/2018
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In Episode 36 We cover A LOT including stigmas related to mental health issues in the male and minority populations, with special guests Johnny and Amber Simmons (and their beautiful toddler too). Ever wonder how married therapists handle conflict? They’ll share their strategies for helping one another grow into the best versions of themselves as individuals, parents and mental health professionals. Enjoy! Connect with us! If you are loving the show please Subscribe & leave us some...

Duration:00:40:52

ep 35: Getting personal about suicide, suicide prevention & intervention

6/22/2018
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Deanna & Frances are discussing the sensitive and very important topic of suicide, suicidal ideation and suicide prevention and education in this most recent episode. Episode 35 is about exploring the terms we use when we speak about suicide and the supportive interventions we can all apply in our own lives to those we love who are struggling. Information, personal experiences and resources are shared freely in this nonjudgemental and loving approach in speaking about something that has...

Duration:00:47:14

ep 34: Family Shaming

6/15/2018
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Episode 34 we are exploring a topic that one of our listeners requested; family shaming. Sometimes are families can be a great source of support and strength and other times they can really f*** us up whether it's intentional or unintentional. Either way, family shaming is a real thing that so many of us deal with so we felt it was important enough to dedicate an entire episode to the topic. Enjoy! Connect with us! If you are loving the show please Subscribe & leave us some love in the...

Duration:00:42:11

ep 33: Technology and Relationships

6/8/2018
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In Episode 33, Deanna & Frances are joined by Jessica who is a Counselor Educator in the field of Mental Health. The women are discussing how technology intersects with relationships and dating and the things we can do to keep ourselves as safe as possible. Red flags, creepy people, real time GPS tracking apps, approaches to online dating and more are discussed in this truly informative episode. Enjoy! Connect with us! If you are loving the show please Subscribe & leave us some love in...

Duration:00:43:24

ep 32: What's in a name?

6/1/2018
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Episode 32: Ever find yourself in a situation where everything you thought you knew about yourself was inaccurate? Frances is joined by Melissa, who tells her story of realizing the reason why she “couldn’t find the right man” was because she was looking at… men. At 29, she finds the love of her life and due to medical issues, within a year, they are trying to grow their family. Along the way, she struggles with acceptance, infertility, jealousy and at one point, is told her circumstances...

Duration:00:50:31

ep 31: F*** being positive all the time

5/25/2018
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Have you ever met someone who is positive to a fault? Do you believe that this is even possible? In Episode 31 Deanna & Frances will be discussing the drawbacks of trying to be positive 24/7. We will also be discussing the differences between someone who is being negative, truthful or insistent on being positive to the point of being "delusional." Tune in to hear more! Connect with us! If you are loving the show please Subscribe & leave us some love in the form of a 5-star...

Duration:00:40:01

ep 30: Work Friendships

5/17/2018
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In episode 30 Deanna & Frances are talking all about work friendships and how to maintain professional boundaries while also opening ourselves up to the possibility friendships with our coworkers. Connect with us! If you are loving the show please Subscribe & leave us some love in the form of a 5-star review. Instagram: @HHumanitariansPodcastDeanna @HilariousHumanitarian & @HumanitarianMomFrances @ShutupSkippy Snapchat: Youtube: Hilarious Humanitarians Podcast Email us:...

Duration:00:41:19

ep 29: "Don't leave me"

5/11/2018
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In episode 29 Deanna & Frances are discussing the world of codependency, learned helplessness, enabling behavior dynamics and what we can do to work through and improve our toxic habits and "go to" responses to relationships and life. Connect with us! If you are loving the show please Subscribe & leave us some love in the form of a 5-star review. Instagram: @HHumanitariansPodcastDeanna @HilariousHumanitarian & @HumanitarianMomFrances @ShutupSkippy Snapchat: Youtube: Hilarious...

Duration:00:39:29

ep 28: All About Anxiety

5/4/2018
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From talking a 10-year-old out of being scared of sharks in the bathtub, to a full grown adult woman getting violently ill at the thought of a road trip with friends to immediately thinking someone has died a horrible death because they are 5 minutes late… anxiety can be a big ol’ pain in the ***. In Episode 28, Deanna’s out sick but Frances is joined by Cynthia, someone who has dealt with lifelong anxiety. Frances provides a quick, easy-to-understand review of what “anxiety” actually...

Duration:00:49:06

ep 27: Celebrating 10 years of sobriety

4/27/2018
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Frances has a million jobs. One of them is being a super entertaining radio host for a top rated local rock station in her hometown. At that gig, Frances has an equally entertaining co-host by the name of Drew who joins us in Episode 27 to talk about and celebrate his 10 years of sobriety. Drew's honesty, humor and willingness to be vulnerable by telling his story is one to be commended and not missed. Tune in to hear us discuss just how much can change in a decade when you put your heart...

Duration:00:42:08

ep 26: Making new friends in adulthood & friendship breakups

4/20/2018
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Adulting is hard and so can the process of making new friends well into adulthood. In episode 26 the topic of friendship breakups is discussed, we are talking about how to recover from a breakup or do the breaking up, in addition to exploring how people can go about meeting new friends and cultivating awesome new friendships during times in our lives when we thought it might be impossible. Connect with us! If you are loving the show please Subscribe & leave us some love in the form of a...

Duration:01:04:33

ep 25: Special Guest @Mommysinsidevoice

4/13/2018
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On Episode 25, Instagram's very own @Mommysinsidevoice joins us and is answering questions asked by our collective audiences across social media. Tune in to hear us being real about motherhood, taking care of ourselves, marriage, "Mommy-shamers", friendship, sex and more. You won't want to miss this episode! Connect with us! Instagram: @HHumanitariansPodcastDeanna @HilariousHumanitarianFrances @ShutupSkippy Youtube: Hilarious Humanitarians Podcast Email us:...

Duration:00:46:35

ep 24: Stop Diagnosing Yourself

4/6/2018
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"Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure that you are not, in fact, just surrounded by assholes." In Episode 24 Deanna and Frances are discussing the disturbing trend of self-diagnosing and the importance of correcting a misdiagnose so that a person can get adequate and effective treatment. While we applaud anyone who is practicing the art of being self aware and tuning into the fact that they are experiencing unpleasant symptoms, in this episode...

Duration:00:58:13

ep 23: Unfollow Friday

3/30/2018
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Episode 23 is all about discussing the influence that social media has on our emotions and the meaning behind "Unfollow Friday." We are also discussing the dangers and concerns we have about young children and youth being on social media and exploring what we as adults can do about it. Connect with us! Instagram: @HHumanitariansPodcastDeanna @HilariousHumanitarianFrances @ShutupSkippy Facebook: Hilarious Humanitarian Youtube: Hilarious Humanitarians Podcast Email us:...

Duration:00:55:23

ep 22: What Love Style are you?

3/23/2018
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Episode 22 is all about discussing how we receive and give love. Listen in as Deanna & Frances discuss Gary Chapman's "Five Love Languages" and how it applies in their life as well as yours. In honor of National Social Work Month head over to @HilariousHumanitarian on Instagram to enter the giveaway (through March 28, 2018.) Say hi to us on Social Media! Instagram: Deanna @HilariousHumanitarianFrances @ShutupSkippyThe show! @HHumanitariansPodcast Email us!...

Duration:00:55:17

ep 21: Ask the LMFT (Q&A Edition)

3/16/2018
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Welcome back, friends! Episode 21 titled "Ask the LMFT" is part 2 of the Social Work Month special on the Hilarious Humanitarians Podcast. Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Frances is answering questions submitted by her Instagram followers about life, love, parenting, heartache & relationships. Say hi to us on Social Media! Instagram: Deanna @HilariousHumanitarianFrances @ShutupSkippyThe show! @HHumanitariansPodcast Email us! HHumanitariansPodcast@gmail.com Fan mail (we love...

Duration:00:51:42

ep 20: Ask a Social Worker (Q&A Edition)

3/16/2018
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Episode 20 is part 1 of a 2 part special for Social Work Month on the Hilarious Humanitarians Podcast. In this episode titled "Ask a Social Worker," Deanna Silverman, LCSW answers questions submitted by her Instagram followers related to the field of Social Work, in addition to answering some fun personal questions. Join us as Deanna shares her personal experiences of being a Clinical Social Worker and what being in this line of work truly means. Don't forget to thank a Social Worker...

Duration:00:48:29

ep 19: Sloane Steel

3/9/2018
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In Episode 19, Deanna & Frances are joined by Instagram's very own @IamSloaneSteel. Sloane is a writer and incredibly hilarious & witty mastermind behind the Instagram accounts @IamSloneSteel and @OhMyErotica. Sloane, Deanna & Frances are talking all about dating & how our childhood traumas, experiences and attachment styles ultimately shape the way we carry out our intimate relationships as adults. Say hi to us on Social Media! Follow today's guest, Sloane Steel on Instagram...

Duration:00:57:16