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Let’s understand each other through the content we love.

Let’s understand each other through the content we love.

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United States

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Let’s understand each other through the content we love.

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@GeekTherapy

Language:

English


Episodes

Filler

8/23/2020
#264: TV shows sometimes take a break from the main story with filler episodes, but if a break is too long, does it becomes avoidance? We do the same thing. How do we know if we know if we are taking a break or avoiding something? Support Geek Therapy on Patreon and get your welcome […] The post Filler appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:46:44

Happy during the pandemic?

8/16/2020
#263: A listener wrote in asking how to make sense of feeling happy during a pandemic while everyone else seems to be miserable. They’re not alone. We discuss media that can help us understand how we feel and how to share our feelings with people who aren’t as happy right now. Support Geek Therapy on […] The post Happy during the pandemic? appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:09:20

Virtual Conventions

8/9/2020
#262: This year our favorite conventions, including E3 and San Diego Comic-Con, were all online. Virtual conventions are a necessity during this pandemic so we discuss what it’s been like to attend so many of them, as well as what seems to work and what doesn’t. We think they’re a great way to gather and […] The post Virtual Conventions appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:09:41

Breakup Songs

8/2/2020
#261: Is there a better way to process heartbreak or loss than through a good breakup song? One of us went through a breakup recently and it wasn’t until a few breakup songs that they started to make sense of how they were feeling. Support Geek Therapy on Patreon and get your welcome kit! Questions? […] The post Breakup Songs appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:04:59

Not As Seen On TV

7/26/2020
#260: From mental health symptoms to how to survive an apocalypse, what we see in TV and movies shapes our view of the world. Life is usually not as seen on TV, but you may not realize it if that’s your only source of information. Support Geek Therapy on Patreon and get your welcome kit! […] The post Not As Seen On TV appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:55:41

Old Media, New Insights

7/19/2020
#259: Revisiting old media can lead to new insights. Whether it’s because you or the world have changed, media we care about can still help us understand and process our thoughts and feelings. Regardless of how old it is or how many times we’ve seen it before. Support Geek Therapy on Patreon and get your […] The post Old Media, New Insights appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:03:34

Doomscrolling

7/12/2020
#258: The excessive amount of time you’re spending scrolling through dystopian news has a name: Doomscrolling. And it can’t be good for your mental health. Support Geek Therapy on Patreon and get your welcome kit! Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. Ask us anything through the Question Queue and we’ll answer on the show: geektherapy.com/qq — […] The post Doomscrolling appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:04:33

Cyberpunk Self-Expression

7/5/2020
#257: The ability to express your thoughts and feelings are essential to any meaningful experience. Previews of Cyberpunk 2077 inspired this discussion on the importance of self-expression. Support Geek Therapy on Patreon and get your welcome kit! Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. Ask us anything through the Question Queue and we’ll answer on […] The post Cyberpunk Self-Expression appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:06:09

Quarantine Fitness

6/28/2020
#256: Physical activity is great for your mental health. So how do you stay active at home during a pandemic? Let’s discuss some of the ways we can work out while in quarantine. Support Geek Therapy on Patreon and get your welcome kit! Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. Ask us anything […] The post Quarantine Fitness appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:09:11

Cops: Canceled

6/21/2020
#255: The TV show Cops was just canceled after 33 years and it feels like we’re about to enter a new era of police representation in media. Fictional police stories influence what we know and how we feel about law enforcement, especially if you’ve had limited experience with the justice system. Support Geek Therapy on […] The post Cops: Canceled appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:16:34

Resistance Stories

6/14/2020
#254: Is there a connection between growing up on great fictional stories of resistance and standing up against racism and police brutality? We think so. At the very least, Star Wars, The Matrix, and some of our other favorite resistance stories can help us talk about what’s happening today. Support Geek Therapy on Patreon and […] The post Resistance Stories appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:02:38

Enter the Heroverse

6/7/2020
#253: The latest run of DC Comics’ Dial H for Hero explores the concept of the Heroverse: The grand potential of every hero. Past, present, and future. And… Every villain. We then realize that the Geek Therapy Library could use a “concept” category for ideas like the Heroverse and Star Wars’ Force. Support Geek Therapy […] The post Enter the Heroverse appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:01:05

Humanizing Healthcare Workers

5/31/2020
#252: COIVD-19 patients are surrounded by healthcare workers with covered faces. As a way of humanizing themselves to patients, some workers are attaching smiling photos of themselves to their gear. We think it’s a great start and discuss how we try to humanize ourselves with our clients through our collectibles, and merch. Support Geek Therapy […] The post Humanizing Healthcare Workers appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:52:31

Motivating Stories

5/24/2020
#251: Some stories are inspiring, but some stories can help us feel motivated. We think there’s a difference. What stories to you go to for motivation? Support Geek Therapy on Patreon and get your welcome kit! Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. Ask us anything through the Question Queue and we’ll answer on the […] The post Motivating Stories appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:07:26

Gratitude (250!)

5/17/2020
#250: We celebrate our 250th episode by saying thank you for an hour. Support Geek Therapy on Patreon and get your welcome kit! Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. Ask us anything through the Question Queue and we’ll answer on the show: geektherapy.com/qq — Check out the GT Network: network.geektherapy.com GT Forum: forum.geektherapy.com GT Discord: […] The post Gratitude (250!) appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:09:16

Walkthroughs For Life

5/10/2020
#249: Video game walkthroughs are great for getting passed a difficult section, they can also help us manage frustration and regulate emotions. Can we apply the concept of walkthroughs to other parts of our lives? Support Geek Therapy on Patreon and get your welcome kit! Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. Ask […] The post Walkthroughs For Life appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:14:52

New Hobby, New Friends

5/3/2020
#248: Our hobbies can become a gateway to new communities. It’s a great option for meeting new people. Come for the hobby, stay for the friends. Support Geek Therapy on Patreon and get your welcome kit! Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. Ask us anything through the Question Queue and we’ll answer on the […] The post New Hobby, New Friends appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:56:28

Let’s Talk About Money

4/26/2020
#247: How has your relationship with money been affected by your favorite stories? A recent TV show helped us think about how we view and talk (or don’t talk) about money. Support Geek Therapy on Patreon and get your welcome kit! Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. Ask us anything through the Question […] The post Let’s Talk About Money appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:17:40

Series Finales

4/19/2020
#246: It’s that time of year when most of our TV series take a break for the summer, but how does it feel when it ends for good? Books, movies, comics, and games end too and we discuss how we deal with those endings and how we view the journey, change, and new beginnings. Support […] The post Series Finales appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:10:01

Avoiding and Embracing Pandemic Stories

4/12/2020
#245: Are you avoiding pandemic stories? Or are you looking for related stories to help you process and understand current events? We look at both scenarios and how what we’re going through can affect what we’re in the mood for. Support Geek Therapy on Patreon and get your welcome kit! Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode […] The post Avoiding and Embracing Pandemic Stories appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:53:26