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The Formulation Station: A Psychology Podcast

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A podcast dedicated to all things mental health and psychology, co-hosted by Dr Aimee Maxwell and Jessica Graham. Aimee and Jess are both registered Clinical Psychologists with AHPRA. Jess holds her Masters' degree in Clinical Psychology, and Aimee has a PhD in Clinical Psychology. Together, Aimee and Jess delve into the fascinating world of psychology and discuss concepts that are suitable for both the general public and other professionals alike. Aimee and Jess have a humorous, warm and engaging manner that will leave viewers enthralled in the world of psychology!

A podcast dedicated to all things mental health and psychology, co-hosted by Dr Aimee Maxwell and Jessica Graham. Aimee and Jess are both registered Clinical Psychologists with AHPRA. Jess holds her Masters' degree in Clinical Psychology, and Aimee has a PhD in Clinical Psychology. Together, Aimee and Jess delve into the fascinating world of psychology and discuss concepts that are suitable for both the general public and other professionals alike. Aimee and Jess have a humorous, warm and engaging manner that will leave viewers enthralled in the world of psychology!

Location:

Australia

Description:

A podcast dedicated to all things mental health and psychology, co-hosted by Dr Aimee Maxwell and Jessica Graham. Aimee and Jess are both registered Clinical Psychologists with AHPRA. Jess holds her Masters' degree in Clinical Psychology, and Aimee has a PhD in Clinical Psychology. Together, Aimee and Jess delve into the fascinating world of psychology and discuss concepts that are suitable for both the general public and other professionals alike. Aimee and Jess have a humorous, warm and engaging manner that will leave viewers enthralled in the world of psychology!

Language:

English


Episodes

Unpacking trauma: the what, why and how

4/16/2022
Welcome to The Formulation Station: A Psychology Podcast with your co-hosts, Dr. Aimee Maxwell and Jessica Graham. On today’s episode, we have a frank, in-depth and open discussion on trauma. Jess and Aimee picked this rather fitting quote from Bessel Van Der Kolk as a poignant beginning to this episode: "It is one thing to process memories of trauma- but it is an entirely different matter to confront the inner void- the holes in the soul from not having been wanted, not having been seen,...

Duration:00:58:00

A-S-S-E-R-T... Find out what it means to me!

4/2/2022
Welcome to The Formulation Station: A Psychology Podcast with your co-hosts, Dr. Aimee Maxwell and Jessica Graham! On today’s episode, we discuss all things assertiveness, including: · What is assertiveness? · The spectrum of communication, including passive, aggressive, assertive · The role of non-verbal and verbal cues when communicating assertively · Basic assertiveness, empathic assertion, consequence assertion · Overcoming barriers to assertive communication such as people...

Duration:00:50:43

Procrastination... We’ll think of a good title later

3/19/2022
Welcome to The Formulation Station: A Psychology Podcast with your co-hosts, Dr. Aimee Maxwell and Jessica Graham! On today’s episode, we discuss all things procrastination, including · What is procrastination? · How can procrastination show up? · The impact of deadlines versus no deadlines · Perceived negative outcome · Avoidance of things that you feel may put you at risk of failure · High cognitive demand tasks versus low dopamine reward · Pros and cons of procrastination ·...

Duration:00:50:06

How to Develop Chronic Anxiety and Fear of Failure: A Perfectionism Story

3/5/2022
Welcome to The Formulation Station: A Psychology Podcast with your co-hosts, Dr. Aimee Maxwell and Jessica Graham! On today’s episode, we discuss all things goals and Perfectionism, including · What is perfectionism? · How can perfectionism show up? · Ever shifting goal posts of perfectionism · Pros and cons of perfectionism · Challenging perfectionistic beliefs and setting more workable standards We also discuss perfectionism on Therapy Corner, and Jess and Aimee shared the...

Duration:00:54:56

New Year, New Me? Setting Workable New Years’ Resolutions

2/12/2022
New Year, New Podcast! Welcome back to 2022 and The Formulation Station: A Psychology Podcast with your co-hosts, Dr. Aimee Maxwell and Jessica Graham! On today’s episode, we discuss all things goals and New Year's Resolutions, including · The perils of ‘New Year, New Me.’ · Some of the pros and cons of setting resolutions · Setting workable, value-driven SMART goals · Being mindful of what your benchmark for success is · Intention-setting questions for developing goals,...

Duration:00:43:06

Behind the Microphone: Christmas Bonus

12/21/2021
Welcome to this super special bonus episode of The Formulation Station! This is our little gift to you to say thank you for listening this year. Don’t say we never get you anything! This time of year can be challenging, please reach out to the below organizations if you need support over the Christmas or New Years period: · Lifeline 24/7 – 13 11 14 · Suicide Callback Service - 1300 659 467 · Butterfly Foundation 8am-Midnight - (for individuals with eating disorders) 1800 334 673 ·...

Duration:00:07:31

All I want for Christmas... Is to cope

12/11/2021
Welcome to The Formulation Station: A Psychology Podcast with your co-hosts, Dr. Aimee Maxwell and Jessica Graham! On today’s episode, we discuss ways to cope over the Christmas and holiday period, which can be a challenging time for many. Together, Aimee & Jess unpack: · Why this time of year can be challenging · Their 12 Ways of Coping this Christmas, including tips like setting boundaries, finding small ways to enjoy the day, being aware of your triggers and how to manage...

Duration:00:52:03

Taking (Self) Care of Business: The What, Why, and How of Self-Care

11/27/2021
Welcome to The Formulation Station: A Psychology Podcast with your co-hosts, Dr. Aimee Maxwell and Jessica Graham! On today’s episode, we discuss all things self-care, including: · What is self-care? · Expectations vs reality · Different types of self-care including- emotional, cognitive, behavioural, psychological · Breaking down psychological self-care into self-compassion, self-prioritisation, self-acceptance, self-observing capacity · The importance of self-care · The role of...

Duration:01:03:37

Californian Rocket Fuel – Part 2: All Things Psychopharmacology with Dan Sullivan

11/13/2021
Welcome to The Formulation Station: A Psychology Podcast with your co-hosts, Dr. Aimee Maxwell and Jessica Graham! On today’s episode, we have a Part 2 of our chat with Dan Sullivan on psychopharmacology. Across these episodes, Dan, Jess and Aimee delved into each subclass of medication, what the medications are commonly used for, potential side effects and fun facts about medication. Part 1 of this episode covered anti-depressants and anxiolytics. Part 2 examines anti-psychotics, mood...

Duration:00:47:15

Californian Rocket Fuel – Part 1: All Things Psychopharmacology with Dan Sullivan

10/30/2021
Welcome to The Formulation Station: A Psychology Podcast with your co-hosts, Dr. Aimee Maxwell and Jessica Graham! On today’s episode, we have a super special and brilliant guest- Daniel Sullivan! Aimee and Jess chat with Dan about the complex world of psychopharmacology. Medication is often an issue that is met with much stigma. Dan, Jess and Aimee delve into each subclass of medication, what the medications are commonly used for, potential side effects and fun facts about medication. Part...

Duration:00:49:50

Why can’t we be friends? Navigating friendships when you have different beliefs

10/16/2021
Welcome to The Formulation Station: A Psychology Podcast with your co-hosts, Dr. Aimee Maxwell and Jessica Graham! On today’s episode, Aimee and Jess chat about the complexity of navigating friendships when you have different beliefs. On this episode, we explore how and when this may be problematic, and how to either maintain these friendships or end these relationships. Jess and Aimee highlight that this issue is a delicate balance between how much you value the friendships versus how much...

Duration:00:58:39

Burn Out: Is it worth it? Let me work it!

10/2/2021
Welcome to The Formulation Station: A Psychology Podcast with your co-hosts, Dr. Aimee Maxwell and Jessica Graham! On today’s episode, Aimee and Jess chat about all things burn out. On this episode, we explore what causes burn out, signs and consequences of burn out, how burn out may manifest and ways to manage burn out. On therapy corner today, Aimee and Jess discuss trauma triggers in the workplace and address their psych-successes and human moments for this past fortnight. If you have a...

Duration:00:59:38

Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: How to Make a Change

9/18/2021
Welcome to The Formulation Station: A Psychology Podcast with your co-hosts, Dr. Aimee Maxwell and Jessica Graham! On today’s episode, Aimee and Jess chat about all things motivation and change. Together, Jess and Aimee unpack why it’s hard to make a change, why we shouldn’t wait for the ‘spark’ before making a change, signs it’s time to make a change, and how to make start making a change. On therapy corner today, Aimee and Jess talk about the length of time it takes to recover from an...

Duration:01:01:31

What Mia Did Next: An Interview with Mia Findlay

9/4/2021
Welcome to The Formulation Station: A Psychology Podcast with your co-hosts, Dr. Aimee Maxwell and Jessica Graham. On today’s episode, Aimee and Jess interview a very special guest (our very first one!) - Mia Findlay. Mia Findlay is an eating disorder recovery coach, business mogul, the current brand ambassador for The Butterfly Foundation, has lived experience with an eating disorder and is typically known by her Instagram and YouTube handle @whatmiadidnext. Mia, Jess and Aimee have an...

Duration:01:05:21

Harry Potter and the Amicable Break-Up

8/21/2021
Welcome to The Formulation Station: A Psychology Podcast with your co-hosts, Dr. Aimee Maxwell and Jessica Graham! On today’s episode, Aimee and Jess chat about one of life’s inevitabilities – ending a relationship or a friendship. Together, Jess and Aimee unpack signs it’s time to end a relationship, barriers to ending a relationship and how to end a relationship. We also finish up with our regular therapy corner segment where we address some listener questions – this episode has Jess and...

Duration:01:01:13

Sorry, Not Sorry.... But Sorry: How and When to Apologise

8/7/2021
Welcome to The Formulation Station: A Psychology Podcast with your co-hosts, Dr. Aimee Maxwell and Jessica Graham! Today is our first attempt at Zoom recording, so apologies for the sound quality (or, thank you for your patience while we are learning!). On today’s episode, Aimee and Jess chat about the problem of saying sorry, including barriers to apologising, over- versus under-apologising, reasons to apologise and steps to apologise effectively. We also finish up with our regular therapy...

Duration:00:49:51

Don’t Stand so Close to Me: Navigating Personal Boundaries

7/24/2021
Welcome to The Formulation Station: A Psychology Podcast with your co-hosts, Dr. Aimee Maxwell and Jessica Graham! On today’s episode, Aimee and Jess chat about personal boundaries including what they are, what unhealthy boundaries look like, and how we go about setting personal boundaries. We also finish up with our regular therapy corner segment where we address some listener questions – this episode has some thoughts on “when enough is enough”. We hope you enjoy today’s episode! If you...

Duration:01:01:03

Anger and Sadness and Fear - OH MY! The Function of Emotions

7/10/2021
Welcome to The Formulation Station: A Psychology Podcast with your co-hosts, Dr. Aimee Maxwell and Jessica Graham! On today’s episode, Aimee and Jess chat about emotions including what they are, what our key emotions are, and what on earth is the function of them. There are also some Harry Potter references and a sneaky experiential exercise in there for your listening pleasure! We also finish up with our regular therapy corner segment where we address some listener questions – this episode...

Duration:01:03:43

Can the real imposter please stand up? Imposter Syndrome

6/18/2021
Welcome to The Formulation Station: A Psychology Podcast with your co-hosts, Dr. Aimee Maxwell and Jessica Graham! On today’s episode, Aimee and Jess do a deep dive into imposter syndrome including what it is, how to tell if you are experiencing it, as well as some strategies to help manage imposter syndrome. We also finish up with our regular therapy corner segment where we address some listener questions. We hope you enjoy today’s episode! If you are interested in assessing your own...

Duration:00:55:18

What to expect when you're expecting... to go to therapy

6/12/2021
Welcome to this episode of The Formulation Station: A Psychology Podcast with your co-hosts, Dr. Aimee Maxwell and Jessica Graham! On today’s episode, Aimee and Jess discuss what to expect when you go see a psychologist, what therapy might entail, how they process sessions that are difficult, and answer viewer questions in Therapy Corner. We hope you enjoy today's episode! If you have a question you want answered during our Therapy Corner segment, DM us on Instagram @theformulationstation...

Duration:00:52:15