A Therapist Walks Into a Bar

25 EpisodesProduced by Lily Sloane

A Therapist Walk Into a Bar is a podcast that brings therapy to you. I am a San Francisco based psychotherapist who likes to get out of my office, grab my microphone, and find people in bars to chat with about the best and the worst of life. Help support the show at www.atherapistwalksintoabar.com/d… read more

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An Untakebackable Choice

August 6th, 2018

22:46
When it comes to making babies, it can often feel like there are only 2 choices and you have to feel 100% happy with your choice once you’ve made it. Oh, and also, no matter what choice you make, people will judge you. …

Radical Short: Dave Reads A Poem & Lily Sings A Song

July 18th, 2018

11:16
In this Radical Short I talk to Dave Nadelberg, co-founder of the stage show, television series, books, movie and more that make up Mortified. In the last episode of A Therapist Walks Into a Bar, "The Presence of Past," …

The Presence of Past

July 4th, 2018

35:40
There’s this cliche, that all therapists want to do is make you talk about the past. Even though I often reassure new clients that I won’t make them talk about anything they don’t want to, it’s not untrue - a lot of us …

Radical Shorts: Coping With This Crazy Bullshit

May 16th, 2018

10:44
Radical Shorts are a glimpse into some of the incredible conversations I’m having with all kinds of interesting people on my sister show, Radical Advice, a weekly live show on BFF.FM. In this Radical Short, San …

Be Someone Else

May 2nd, 2018

33:48
When performing is a normal part of all our lives, on stage or off, what does it mean to be authentic? What is a “true self”? I’m hoping an opera singing drag performing therapist, some strangers in a bar, and a dead …

Radical Shorts: Feelings Sometimes Hurt

April 18th, 2018

11:10
For this Radical Short, we time travel all the way back to February, when my colleague Lauren Selfridge, host and creator of the podcast This Is Not …

The Unknown

April 4th, 2018

27:33
In the last episode, we explored defense mechanisms - all the things we do to cope psychologically with various threats in our day to day lives. One …

Radical Shorts: Imaginary Friend

March 21st, 2018

7:38
In a new bonus segment of A Therapist Walks Into a Bar, which will release on the third Wednesday of each month, I pull the best moments from my …

The Best Defense Is the One You Know

March 7th, 2018

29:18
For decades, the field of psychology has been interested in understanding the myriad creative strategies we employ to cope with life's inevitable …

Check Your Emotional Baggage Here

December 19th, 2017

20:00
We've all got baggage. And as a psychotherapist in private practice, I help people unpack a lot of it in my office. But what if I went out looking for it? From complete strangers? In this episode, you'll learn all about …
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