Mental health is about diagnosable conditions like depression and anxiety. Emotional health is about common experiences like loneliness, failure, and heartbreak, the non-diagnosable stuff.
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Dear Guy: “I’m sexually frustrated!”
This time, psychologist Guy Winch explains how to talk about an unfulfilling sex life with your partner — and get what you want.
Dear Guy: “I feel like I’m my husband’s maid!”
How do you change a very old agreement that was made in a marriage? With honesty, specificity and accountability, says psychologist Guy Winch.
Dear Guy: “My dog died two months ago, and I still cry every day”
Even though we know our pets will be with us for only a limited time, losing them is still painful and difficult. Psychologist Guy Winch gives advice for how we can process this loss and start to move on.
Dear Guy: “At some point, I will retire — and that terrifies me”
Most of us engage in financial planning for retirement — but what about psychological planning? This week, Guy Winch takes us through 4 steps to help find fulfillment and meaning in our non-working years.
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22 DEC 2020
Savannah's Chronically-Ill Husband
Hey, Fellow Travelers. When Savannah first met her husband, she knew he had a chronic illness but didn't think it would affect their lives as a young couple in love. But soon after she and her husband married, his symptoms got worse, and now she struggles to be both his caregiver and wife. We help Savannah get the support she needs and initiate the hard, honest conversations that she and her husband had both been avoiding.We're going on hiatus to get ready to bring you a brand new season of DEAR THERAPISTS. Until then, take care of yourselves, and don't forget to catch up on any episodes you may have missed!If you have a dilemma you’d like to discuss with us—big or small—email us at [email protected] us both online:LoriGottlieb.com and on Twitter @LoriGottlieb1 and Instagram @lorigottlieb_author GuyWinch.com and on Twitter @GuyWinch and Instagram @Guy Winch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
DEC 17, 2020
Shannon's Holiday-Season Dread
Hey, Fellow Travelers. Shannon spent her childhood holiday seasons listening to her divorced parents fight about who would get more time with their kids. Now 32 and a year out from her own divorce, she's dreading her first holiday season without her spouse and managing her parents' disappointment if she doesn't travel to their respective homes during COVID. We help her to see the connection between issues in her marriage and her holiday dilemma, and offer her an empowering way to reclaim the holidays for herself this year.If you have a dilemma you’d like to discuss with us—big or small—email us at [email protected] us both online:LoriGottlieb.com and on Twitter @LoriGottlieb1 and Instagram @lorigottlieb_author GuyWinch.com and on Twitter @GuyWinch and Instagram @Guy Winch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
A short list of some of my most popular articles and press.
American Psychological Association
Taking Psychology to the People
APA member Guy Winch, PhD, wants to share effective strategies for managing common…
5 Things Therapists Wish You Didn’t Do During Video Sessions
Teletherapy provides a great opportunity to continue psychotherapy during a pandemic. But I've encountered a few minor challenges.
10 Ways to Make Yourself More Likable
Likability is not the most important quality but for those who strive to improve how they come across to others, here are some steps they can take to do so:
10 Signs You Have Pandemic Fatigue and How to Cope
Months of stress, anxiety and uncertainty are taking their toll on our emotional health. Here's what you can do about it.
Do Internet Based Interventions for Loneliness Work?
How close are we to providing broad based psychological interventions for loneliness to anyone with access to the internet?