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The official Geek Therapy podcast. Hosted by Josué Cardona, Lara Taylor-Kester, and Link Keller. Since 2011, Geek Therapy has been teaching that the best way to understand each other, and ourselves, is through the media we care about.

The official Geek Therapy podcast. Hosted by Josué Cardona, Lara Taylor-Kester, and Link Keller. Since 2011, Geek Therapy has been teaching that the best way to understand each other, and ourselves, is through the media we care about.

Location:

United States

Description:

The official Geek Therapy podcast. Hosted by Josué Cardona, Lara Taylor-Kester, and Link Keller. Since 2011, Geek Therapy has been teaching that the best way to understand each other, and ourselves, is through the media we care about.

Twitter:

@GeekTherapy

Language:

English


Episodes

WandaVision, Grief, and Loss

2/7/2021
#284: We discuss the first four episodes of WandaVision on Disney Plus. We interpret what’s happening to Wanda as metaphors for grief and loss, and talk about how events so far might be different types of coping mechanisms. The Therapeutic and Applied Geek and Gaming Summit, or TAGGS, is happening April 9-11, 2021. For more […] The post WandaVision, Grief, and Loss appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:58:25

The Mission

1/31/2021
#283: Season 7 starts here! We have some big, exciting announcements to share, but this episode is all about Geek Therapy’s mission: To advocate for the effective use of popular media in therapeutic, educational, and community practice. The Therapeutic and Applied Geek and Gaming Summit, or TAGGS, is happening April 9-11, 2021. For more information […] The post The Mission appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:45:02

How a Trademark Affects the Geek Therapy Community

1/17/2021
#282: In the last episode we shared an update regarding the case being litigated before the US Patent and Trademark Office. This week, we address how the infringement of the Geek Therapy trademark affects everyone in the community, in one way or another, whether we realize it or not. For any questions or reports regarding […] The post How a Trademark Affects the Geek Therapy Community appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:24:27

“I Thought We Were Dealing With Reasonable People”

1/3/2021
#281: Here’s the latest on the Geek Therapy trademark dispute, currently being litigated before the US Patent and Trademark Office. To help us by reporting infringement or confusion, send an email to tm@geektherapy.com or use the report form at geektherapy.com/tm. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. Ask us anything through the Question Queue and […] The post “I Thought We Were Dealing With Reasonable People” appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:26:49

Goodbye 2020

12/27/2020
#280: For our last episode of 2020 we take a look back at some of the most meaningful media of the year, for us. And of course, our yearly tradition of diving into Link’s media journal! Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. Ask us anything through the Question Queue and we’ll answer on the […] The post Goodbye 2020 appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:33:16

Exposure to New Ideas

11/1/2020
#274: Our favorite media is a great way to get exposed to new ideas because our personal experiences are so limited. Repeated exposure to those ideas in different stories reminds us that other people’s lives may be very different to our own. Support Geek Therapy on Patreon and get your welcome kit! Questions? Comments? Discuss […] The post Exposure to New Ideas appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:01:02

Halloween 2020

10/25/2020
#273: How do you celebrate Halloween in a year that feels like a horror film? 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 […] The post Halloween 2020 appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:08:34

How do you prepare for a crisis?

10/18/2020
#272: Lara had a close call recently and reflects on how to prepare for a moment of crisis. It turns out there’s a game for that. 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 How do you prepare for a crisis? appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:08:22

Make Your Own Miniatures, Mindfully

10/11/2020
#271: Josué presented at The Bodhana Group’s annual Save Against Fear event with former co-host Brandon Saxton and GT newcomer Joe Serrano on the therapeutic aspects of DIY and maker culture. We discuss building at different scales, from 3D printed miniatures to Gundam models to cosplay. Support Geek Therapy on Patreon and get your welcome […] The post Make Your Own Miniatures, Mindfully appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:40:03

Take Time to Reflect

8/30/2020
#265: Lara’s been playing Ghost of Tsushima and loves how the game encourages you to stop and reflect on your experience when you rest. That’s a very good skill practice. 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 […] The post Take Time to Reflect appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:05:48

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