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Join Josué Cardona as he talks about how Geek Culture is saving the world. Can geeky, nerdy, and techy things help heal the world? Absolutely.

Join Josué Cardona as he talks about how Geek Culture is saving the world. Can geeky, nerdy, and techy things help heal the world? Absolutely.
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Join Josué Cardona as he talks about how Geek Culture is saving the world. Can geeky, nerdy, and techy things help heal the world? Absolutely.

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@GeekTherapy

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English


Episodes

Fictional Role Models

9/15/2019
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#214: A fictional character can be as much of a role model as a real person. Unfortunately, we don’t all have easily accessible positive role models (and not nearly enough of them) so fictional role models play an important part in many of our lives. As long as we’re inspired to try harder, be better, […] The post Fictional Role Models appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:58:29

The Do-Over Metaphor

9/8/2019
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#213: It’s impossible to actually go back and do something over, but imagining what we’d do differently a second time can help prepare us for similar experiences in the future. Gamers understand the value of doing something again and again and learning from each experience. We cover some of our favorite do-over stories and games […] The post The Do-Over Metaphor appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:53:49

We Need More Redemption Stories

9/1/2019
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#212: Redemption stories allow us to see that we can be better versions of ourselves and help us see the possibility of others moving past what they’ve done. Through multiple media examples, we discuss redemptions stories that affected us and some we think are important. We believe redemption stories can help a lot of people […] The post We Need More Redemption Stories appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:55:12

Heroes in Crisis

8/25/2019
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#211: We take an in-depth look at DC Comics’ Heroes in Crisis event, a 9-issue murder mystery that deals with mental health issues and treatment. The story is full of relatable character interviews that serve as great conversation starters. We think this one matters and is definitely worth reading. Check out the Geek Therapy Discord […] The post Heroes in Crisis appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:13:21

What do you want to be when you grow up?

8/18/2019
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#210: So… What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s an existential crisis we can all relate to. The team goes through their own academic and professional experiences, where they’ve been, where they are, and where they’re going. We decided to cover this so we could address some topics we’ve seen come […] The post What do you want to be when you grow up? appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:08:22

Do video games cause violence?

8/11/2019
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#209: Do video games cause violence? Four mental health, psychology, and gaming experts say: no. One year after the Jacksonville Landing shooting at a Madden tournament, we’re once again talking about mass shootings and whether or not video games cause violence. Once again, we’ve chosen to celebrate video games in addition to going over some […] The post Do video games cause violence? appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:54:10

D&D Debrief

8/4/2019
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#208: We’ve talked about D&D and we’ve played D&D, now we talk about playing D&D! A D&D debrief! We take the time to reflect on our gameplay session, what it like for each of us, what we thought, how we felt, all the things we loved, and we want to change for next time. What […] The post D&D Debrief appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:26:35

Dragon of Icespire Peak – A Geek Therapy Adventure

7/29/2019
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#207: Part two of our three-part series on Dungeons and Dragons! In the first-ever Geek Therapy Adventure, we play Dragon of Icespire Peak, Brandon is our DM, Lara and Lauren are seasoned adventurers, and it’s Josué’s first tabletop RPG! Check out part three in the team debriefs on the game and reflects on the experience. […] The post Dragon of Icespire Peak – A Geek Therapy Adventure appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:03:14:39

Dungeons & Dragons

7/28/2019
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#206: In the first of our three-part look at Dungeons & Dragons, Brandon leads a discussion on the game, why we love it, why it’s so popular, and potential therapeutic applications. Next time we’ll start our own campaign of Dungeons & Dragons! Check out the Geek Therapy Discord – geektherapy.com/discord Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode […] The post Dungeons & Dragons appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:58:52

Voices Matter

7/21/2019
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#205: An article about Evangelion’s new English dub for Shinji sparks a conversation about voice, representation, perception, assumptions and all the other reasons why voices matter more than we think. Notes: Netflix’s ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’ Feels More Explicitly Queer Thanks to This Trans Voice Actor – http://bit.ly/2Lydl2V Check out the Geek Therapy Discord – geektherapy.com/discord […] The post Voices Matter appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:08:39

Twihards Assemble!

7/14/2019
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#204: We watched a short documentary on Twilight fans that we really enjoyed for its positive portrayal of fandom. We also introduce a new segment and discuss mental health portrayal in video games. Notes: Twihards = Twilight diehards/superfans Fandom Uncovered: Twilight Forever – https://youtu.be/5kb__6fa4tU Rachel Evan Woods’ tweet – http://bit.ly/2l8b5n2 Tweets by @adult_witch – http://bit.ly/2l7LMS7 […] The post Twihards Assemble! appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:02:49

Understanding The Roles We Play in Games

7/7/2019
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#203: When playing a game, are our chosen roles and play styles representative of who we really are? We reflect on some of our gaming choices and how they resemble (or don’t) what’s going on in our lives. Plus, a new segment! Check out The Happiest Pod on Earth – happy.geektherapy.com Questions? Comments? Discuss this […] The post Understanding The Roles We Play in Games appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:55:37

Spider-Man: Far From Home

7/6/2019
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#202: The team discusses Marvel’s Spider-Man: Far From Home. We cover why Peter’s struggles are so relatable in this film and what we think will happen next. 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 […] The post Spider-Man: Far From Home appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:50:17

Understanding Each Other Through Media

6/29/2019
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#201: Geek Therapy was founded on the idea that the best way to understand each other, and ourselves, is through the things we love. For many of us, the content and characters we care about most help us navigate the world and communicate how we feel. This episode is all about the theory that started […] The post Understanding Each Other Through Media appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:56:58

200

6/22/2019
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#200: We made it to 200 episodes of the original Geek Therapy podcast! We celebrate by closing out season 4 with games and jokes. Thank you for listening and being part of this incredible community! Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — Check out the GT Network: network.geektherapy.com GT Forum: forum.geektherapy.com GT […] The post 200 appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:10:07

Identity

6/15/2019
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#199: The team talks about the sometimes difficult journey to find an identity. From Geek to Geek Therapist to Queer, identity matters. Check out the latest giveaway at geektherapy.com/giveaway 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 — 00:00:00 – Intro / Announcements […] The post Identity appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:52:11

Celebrate!

6/8/2019
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#198: Our 8th anniversary celebration continues as we get closer to episode 200! We talk about more ways to celebrate, Pride month, and Lauren makes an announcement. Check out the Geek Therapy Patreon for a special offer – patreon.com/geektherapy Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — 00:00:00 – Intro / Announcements 00:03:09 […] The post Celebrate! appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:52:56

Choosing Media That Matters

6/1/2019
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#197: Choosing the right content to recommend is hard. Sometimes you miss the mark and sometimes it hurts your feelings when someone hates your suggestion. Check out the Geek Therapy Patreon for a special offer – patreon.com/geektherapy Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — 00:00:00 – Intro / Announcements 00:03:44 – Choosing […] The post Choosing Media That Matters appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:55:00

The Happiest Pod on Earth

5/25/2019
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BONUS: We did it! We’ve finally launched our Disney-focused podcast! This is the first episode of our new show in which we apply the GT model to Disney content. Check out The Happiest Pod on Earth at happy.geektherapy.com and @HappiestPodGT on Twitter. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. The post The Happiest Pod on Earth appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:36:40

The MCU Matters

5/18/2019
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#196: How much does the second highest-grossing movie of all time (and all the movies it references) matter? We discuss how movies like Endgame can help connect people around the world and whether or not that effect will be long-lasting. Check out the Geek Therapy Gaming for all of our gaming content. Questions? Comments? Discuss […] The post The MCU Matters appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:55:51