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#8: "Crave The Lunatic"

Going home for the holidays, or are already there? This episode is for those of you who may need a little armor. Josh speaks to Kelli about the upcoming holiday season and what it means to go home... In this episode of Session Lessons, Josh talks to Kelli about the upcoming holiday season and how difficult it can be to go home. In this episode you will hear: - The difference between pathological and biological - What it means to go against the "tribe" - How learning about the psyche of...


#7: "Birthdays & Mistresses & The Sopranos, Oh My!"

Have you ever been alone on your birthday unexpectedly? What was it like? What would you do if your child told you that your soon-to-be ex-husband's mistress is pretty like a princess? In this Session Lessons Episode #7 we delve into these and a wide range of other topics. Don't forget to send your questions or comments in to us at Please Subscribe!


#6: Question & Answer Session with Josh

In this episode Josh answers a few of the great questions that listeners have sent to us via What is a good therapist - how do I find one and how do I know they are good? How can a mother can raise a boy in his teens when boys don't want to talk about their feelings. Josh discusses the What "should be" culture vs. the "what is" culture He even gets a little political when a listener asks him a question about men and the #metoo movement. Stop shoulding yourself, and...


Memorial Day Episode Preview

A 24 year old U.S. Marine Veteran joins Josh in recording his first ever therapy session.


#5: Be Gentle, It's My First Time...

Happy Memorial Day! In this episode of Session Lessons, a 24 year old Marine Veteran has his first ever therapy session recorded. Our Military Veterans are loved for what they do, but what about who they are? - How your parents' relationship sets the tone, or the blueprint, for how you interact in other relationships in your life. - Why things always go much better when we lean into our vulnerability instead of backing away - How some of the tough work in life is to go from figuring out...


#4: Shut-up and be a man.

"Make money, be successful, and everything will be fine." David is 36 years old, an attorney and a senior executive at a finance company in Manhattan. "Make money, be successful, and everything will be fine." That is how he was taught to deal with his emotions. Instead of shutting up and being a man, David talked about his experiences and has learned how to change his narrative, or reset his default reactions to events and situations in his life. Through therapy David has built the tools...


#3: Even a POS can design a magazine cover...

Josh talks with Jordan who has had a long successful career and continues to try and improve on himself and on his goals in life. Let's just say - he has a white NYC Subway card and is still striving to grow and achieve new things. The overarching theme of this episode is that it is never to late to become what you should have been. In this episode you will hear: We appreciate and respond to questions and comments on what you've heard. Don't forget to subscribe to our mailing list to...


#2: Therapy, or a Root Canal? I'll Take The Root Canal.

Josh talks with Pete about how he has used therapy to run at his full potential and to lead a fulfilling life. Or, as Pete puts it, crush it. Pete is 30 years old, finishing up his MBA at Yale and getting ready to begin work for the largest hedge fund in the world. Besides learning how to deal with the loss of more than one friend to suicide, through therapy Pete has built the tools he needs to make being happy possible. In this session you will hear: How a man dealing with his emotions...


#1: A psychotherapist walks into a bar...

Josh speaks with Angela, a 26 year old chemical engineer, about a number of important topics that they have been working on over the past several years. These include: how experiences that you have early in life can impact your current decision making - sometimes without you even knowing it, sexual trauma, how dependency can be a good thing and also why you shouldn't judge a therapist by his shoes. We appreciate and respond to questions and comments on what you've heard. Don't forget to...