Pocket Therapist

Pocket Therapist

Latest Episodes

Episode 23 – Great Expectations
May 11, 2021

In this episode, I answer questions about marital shame, communication, and relationship expectations.

Episode 22 – The Thriving Couple Toolbox
May 06, 2021

In this episode, I cover three questions: 1) How can marriage partners build a friendship? 2) How do I deal with my spouse's mental illness? 3) What are your top tips for couples?

Episode 21 – Welcome to the Hotel Coronavirus
April 15, 2020

Candid thoughts on surviving and learning from COVID-19

Episode 20 – The Placebo Effect
February 19, 2020

You’ve probably heard of the placebo effect at some point. But did you know that placebo is much more than a false treatment used in research studies? Did you know that you can access the power of placebo using hope, expectancy, and faith,

Episode 19 – Optimal Marital Strategy
September 07, 2019

We all need a default marital strategy that works in most situations. I dive into the dynamics of game theory to see if we can start to create a strategy that will give you the best chance at maximizing happiness for yourself and your spouse at the sam...

Episode 18 – Addiction Recovery and Fly Fishing
August 01, 2019

In this episode, I talk with marriage and family therapist, Micah Ingalls about how he can make a metaphor about fly fishing work to explain how starting out in "sex addiction" recovery takes some help and guidance.

Episode 17 – 6 Tips for Surviving the Holiday Apocalypse
November 19, 2018

Six must-do items to make it through another holiday season alive.

Episode 16 – What is Your Therapist Thinking?
October 04, 2018

Do you want to know what is going on in your therapist's head? This is a good start.

Episode 15 – Infertility and Pregnancy Loss
September 12, 2018

A personal view into infertility and pregnancy loss.

Episode 14 – Mental Health: Let’s Get Personal
August 20, 2018

Let's talk about mental health stigma. I share my own history of depression.