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GFT is a podcast hosted by Lea & Kat. Kat is a Marriage & Family Therapist located in Pennsylvania. Lea has a Masters degree in Media Psychology. In this podcast Lea and Kat discuss Geek culture's influence and impact on families; its presence and use in family therapy as well how psychology is used in geek culture and media.

GFT is a podcast hosted by Lea & Kat. Kat is a Marriage & Family Therapist located in Pennsylvania. Lea has a Masters degree in Media Psychology. In this podcast Lea and Kat discuss Geek culture's influence and impact on families; its presence and use in family therapy as well how psychology is used in geek culture and media.
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GFT is a podcast hosted by Lea & Kat. Kat is a Marriage & Family Therapist located in Pennsylvania. Lea has a Masters degree in Media Psychology. In this podcast Lea and Kat discuss Geek culture's influence and impact on families; its presence and use in family therapy as well how psychology is used in geek culture and media.

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A whole bunch of changes. - Geek Family Therapy

6/2/2018
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This session of GFT is the end of what we will call season 1. Lea and Kat have started a new path in their careers, Kat started a mPh.D. program to get her doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy, specializing in working with military personnel and their families; and Lea is going for her MBA. This episode was recorded on Memorial Day and Kat and Lea discussed some information regarding the military. Too many servicemen and women take their lives! If you, or someone you know, may be...

Duration:00:57:15

ep. 17 Black Panther - Geek Family Therapy

2/28/2018
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First we would like to apologize due to some editing issues. The program that was used to record the episode had been having issues with Audio Drift. This episode, The editing took days. Thank you Shannon. THIS WHOLE EPISODE IS SPOILERS!!!!! SPOILERS!!! SPOILERS!!!! Lea and Kat gush about their love of the new Black Panther Movie, as well as favorite characters and why. Kat attempts to discuss some of the familial views that are introduced in the movie but due to the love of this movie and...

Duration:01:08:28

ep. 16 AHHHHH Robots!!!!! - Geek Family Therapy

2/3/2018
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Robots are being introduced into mainstream more often. We have Alexa, and google home, not to mention Siri on Iphones. Now there is the introduction to Jibo for the home that can display emotions and learns what different users in the home will like and responds accordingly. Does this influence the way family members will interact with one another? Lea discusses her fear of the AI taking over the world and killing mankind and discusses a conspiracy theory that the humans would die with...

Duration:01:10:58

Holiday’s, Movies, and possibly current events - Geek Family Therapy

12/30/2017
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Hey we got a new logo!!!! Quick apology to begin with there might be some banging in the background, we did get rid of most of it but there is still some, I hope you can bare with us, during the episode. So we had a lot of plans that fell through. But we did get to see some movies, of course we both saw Thor: Ragnarok, but Kat did not see Justice League, and Lea refuses to see The Last Jedi. She refuses to see any Star Wars movies. There has been a lot of high power people who […]

Duration:01:10:40

Ep. 14 EVIL!!! - Geeks & Family Therapy

11/17/2017
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The podcast name has changed… From Geeks & Family Therapy to Geek Family Therapy…. Not too different but it rolls of the tongue easier. We are finishing the episodes on character alignment with of course EVIL… Lea and Kat also took the character alignment test and Kat is Neutral, and Lea is chaotic neutral. Go to this site and take the test yourself http://easydamus.com/alignmenttest.html Lea explains why she couldn’t be a vampire, hint*** she can’t give up sushi.

Duration:00:55:12

Finally ep. 12 NYComic Con - Geeks & Family Therapy

10/14/2017
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Lea, Kat & Shannon ( the man behind the curtain of GFT) went to New York Comic Con. On Thursday and Friday the floor was busy but not so busy that it was hard to walk, but on Saturday and Sunday, the press of bodies was insane, making it nearly impossible to walk. Lea discusses some of the craziness that is cosplaying during a con. Kat discusses con plague prevention with the use of respirators like the one she got from http://www.un-re.com/ All the things on the page are handmade. Kat and...

Duration:00:57:41

Ep. 11 character Alignment’s pt 1 - Geeks & Family Therapy

10/2/2017
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This is the episode before NYCC. Both Leah and Kat have been going for years, and they will be attending again. There will be, of course, a NYCC exclusive episode discussing family’s who attend conventions, as well family’s who cosplay together. The plan, maybe speak to family’s on Sunday, which used to be called Family Day. Not that this is completely off what we would normally talk about but we are discussing Character Alignment. This episode focuses solely on the good character...

Duration:01:23:48

Apps in therapy - Geeks & Family Therapy

9/3/2017
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I think I should preface this by saying in no way should any of these apps be used without therapy. These are not ways to diagnose or treat alone, but in conjunction with mental health professionals. https://www.codetherapyfilm.com/ Code therapy is a 15 minute documentary that discusses depression. Discussing that depression is the second largest cause of disability in the world and then discussing apps that can be used to help those who are suffering from depression....

Duration:01:03:05

Ep. 05 Wonder Woman - Geeks & Family Therapy

6/22/2017
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Let’s just geek out on Wonder Woman for a few minutes here. I loved the movie, Lea liked the movie as a customer, not a fan. We get to go into our likes about the movie and of course the fun, “Go Women, Pro Woman” voice that the movie promotes. This is not a long episode, and there is not really any family therapy aspects in it, but we get to geek out on it. This is a short episode, and of course talks about the

Duration:00:40:50

Welcome & Viral ep.01 - Geeks & Family Therapy

4/10/2017
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OMG we finally have our first podcast for everyone! Welcome to GFT! Meet your hosts Kat La Forgia a Masters in Marriage and Family therapy who works in Pennsylvania as a Family Home Based Therapist. Lea who works in foster care and has her Masters in Media Psychology. This episode we are introducing ourselves and talking about what we will be discussing as we continue in this podcast; as well as Viral Media and why and how it affects families. Contact us on Twitter @KatMFT @LFBeee

Duration:01:12:39