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: “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.
Dear Guy: “My boyfriend promises he’ll do better — but nothing has changed”
This week, psychologist Guy Winch addresses relationship red flags — and gives you 3 revealing questions to ask yourself if you’re having doubts about your partner.
Dear Guy: “My friends and I bond by complaining, but it’s getting me down”
Sharing your complaints can bring you and your friends closer together — but it has some dangerous side effects. Psychologist Guy Winch tells one reader how to break out of this way of relating.
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OCT 8, 2020
Lori & Guy's Mid-Season Break
Hey there Fellow Travelers, we’re taking a short break in the middle of our season, but we wanted to take a moment to remind everyone that we want to hear from you. If you’ve taken any of the advice we’ve given on this show and applied it in your own life, we want to know how it went. Record a two- or three minute voice memo telling us about it and send it to [email protected] We may use your message on the show!Stay tuned! Dear Therapists will be back on October 22nd. In the meantime be sure to follow us on social media:LoriGottlieb.com and on Twitter @LoriGottlieb1 and Instagram @lorigottlieb_author GuyWinch.com and on Twitter @GuyWinch and Instagram @GuyWinch Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
JUL 30, 2020
Shrina's Broken Heart
Hello, Fellow Travelers. Our very first episode deals with a problem familiar to a lot of people: a breakup and a broken heart. Our guest Shrina struggles to understand why her boyfriend suddenly decided that he no longer loved her and she's questioning what changed and what she might have done wrong. If you have a dilemma you’d like to discuss with us—big or small—email us at [email protected] Follow 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
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5 Things Therapists Wish You Didn’t Do During Video Sessions
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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?