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Talk Therapy CBT

67 EpisodesProduced by Dr. Dawn RaffaWebsite

Join Dr. Dawn Raffa and her co-host Anthony Danna in a conversation about educating, helping, and connecting individuals to various topics in the world of psychology.

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Farewell

February 22nd, 2024

0:39

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Episode 64 : Generation-X : The "Middle Child" of Generations

December 21st, 2023

34:33
Dr Raffa analyzes and reviews Anthony's outline on the often overlooked Generation-X and why they (we) deserve more respect. 


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Episode 63 : Generation Z

November 16th, 2023

40:46

Dr Raffa reviews the pros and cons for those born between 1995-2012 and what they can do to better themselves. 

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Episode 62: Psychodynamic Therapy : The First Wave of Psychology

October 12th, 2023

27:59

Welcome to Talk Therapy CBT | Conversation about Educating, Connecting, Helping Individuals to the World of Psychology.

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Episode 61 : The Psychology of Batman

August 31st, 2023

30:43

The Psychology of Batman : Dr Raffa analyzes Bruce Wayne, by surveying his childhood and explains how and why he became Batman.

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Episode 60 : Do or Do Not, There is No Try

August 10th, 2023

30:34

Philosopher Aldous Huxley’s Law of Reverse Effect is broken down by Dr Raffa as she explains why the harder we try with the conscious will to do something, the less likely we shall succeed

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Episode 59 : The Wheel of Depression

July 20th, 2023

56:46

Dr. Raffa and special guest cohost Catarina spin the wheel of depression and discuss different types of mood disorders.

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Episode 58 : The Mental Health Benefits of Summer... and vice versa

June 22nd, 2023

24:32

Dr. Raffa gives a brief review on summer mental health strategies and Mr. Danna quizzes the doctor on the geography of fictitious characters.

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Episode 57 : Call Me... Unconventional

June 8th, 2023

36:49

Dr. Raffa and Mr. Danna investigate unconventional tendencies of accomplished individuals throughout history and contemplate the proposition, that great genius cannot exist without a touch of madness.

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Episode 56 : Body Language

May 25th, 2023

34:06

Dr. Raffa gives her synopsis on "What Every Body is Saying" by former FBI agent Joe Navarro

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Episode 55 : The Psychology in Storytelling

May 12th, 2023

29:34

Episode 55 : The Psychology in Storytelling
 
Dr. Raffa gives a summary on how storytelling affects the brain and serves as one of the best ways to …

Episode 54 : The Psychology of Negotiation

April 27th, 2023

35:38

Episode 54 : The Psychology of Negotiation
Dr. Raffa reviews how "Never Split The Difference" by Chris Voss illustrates how essential psychology is to …

Episode 53 : Sheeple Are Sheeple

April 13th, 2023

30:58

Episode 53 : Sheeple Are Sheeple
Dr. Raffa and Mr. D analyze contributing factors that transform people into sheeple.

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Episode 52 : Everybody is a Critic

March 30th, 2023

32:10

Episode 52 : Everybody is a Critic
Dr. Raffa and Mr. D reviews 6 ways to overcome the fear of criticism and how criticism can be both constructive and deconstructive.

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Episode 51 : Confessions of a High School Teacher

March 15th, 2023

29:05

Episode 51 : Confessions of a High School Teacher
Dr. Raffa interviews Anthony Danna, a 22 year veteran of the NJ public school system

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Episode 50 : Family Therapy Part ll

February 16th, 2023

41:13

Episode 50 : Family Therapy Part ll
Dr. Raffa and Mr. D examine continue their series on Family Therapy this time outlining Dr. Murray Bowen's Family System Theory and analyzing the Dutton Family of Yellowstone.

Welcome …

Episode 49: Family Therapy

February 2nd, 2023

45:19

The first episode of an ongoing series where Dr. Raffa and Mr. D examine Dr. Salvador Minuchin's structural family therapy

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Episode 48: Z is for Zeno

January 19th, 2023

32:08

Dr. Raffa and Mr. D revisit the philosophy of Stoicism and how it coincides with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Today's episode examines the life and times of Zeno, the founder of Stoicism.

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Episode 47 : Awakenings

January 5th, 2023

21:11

Dr Raffa explores the time honored tradition of New Year's Resolutions and review's a popular top ten list.

It's the season to stress and obsess.  Dr …

Episode 46 : Festive Frenzy

December 22nd, 2022

28:48

Episode 46 : Festive Frenzy

It's the season to stress and obsess.  Dr Raffa addresses the December Depression brought about by the holiday season

Episode 45 : A Horse Walks into a Psychologist's Office

December 8th, 2022

27:04

Episode 45 : A Horse Walks into a Psychologist's Office

This week on Talk Therapy CBT : On today's broadcast. The movie review that just wasn't, Dr. …

Episode 44 : Personality Traits

November 24th, 2022

36:02

Episode 44 : Personality Traits

This week on Talk Therapy CBT : Dr. Raffa gives a rundown on the 16 personality traits using the Myers-Briggs indicator that was inspired by the teachings of Carl Jung.

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Episode 43 : Special Sibling Rivalry

November 10th, 2022

27:19

Episode 43 : Special Sibling Rivalry

This week on Talk Therapy CBT : Dr. Raffa reviews the complications that siblings of special needs children may face and ways to help alleviate them.

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Episode 42 : How Stoicism inspires CBT

October 27th, 2022

27:33

Episode 42 : How Stoicism inspires CBT

Dr. Raffa delves into Stoicism and how it provided the foundation for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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Episode 41 : CBT at the movies "Don't Worry Darling"

October 13th, 2022

41:29

Episode 41 : CBT at the movies "Don't Worry Darling"

Dr. Raffa and Mr Danna share their thoughts on Olivia Wilde's Psychological Thriller in the …

Episode 40 : Therapeutic Pets

September 29th, 2022

38:52

Episode 40 : Therapeutic Pets

Dr. Raffa gives input on the mental health benefits of having an emotional support animal.

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Episode 39 : The Other Side of Summer

September 15th, 2022

31:57

Episode 39 : The Other Side of Summer

Dr. Raffa gives sound advice and the precepts necessary in helping families transition successfully from late …

Episode 38 : Dissecting Dexter

September 1st, 2022

34:17

Episode 38 : Dissecting Dexter

Dr. Raffa analyzes Dexter Morgan's treatment and the authenticity of his Doctor in "Shrink Wrap" Season 1, Episode 10.

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Episode 37 : ACT Like You Know

August 18th, 2022

41:12

Episode 37 : Act Like You Know

Dr. Raffa weights in on how her patients can begin to accept their hardship and commit to making behavioral changes with the use of ACT techniques

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Episode 36: CBT at the Movies Part 4: Shutter Island

August 4th, 2022

35:43

CBT at the Movies Part 4: Shutter Island

Dr. Raffa discusses the characters and psychology behind the movie "Shutter Island"

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Episode 35 : Mental Health Blend

July 21st, 2022

28:51

Episode 35 : Mental Health Blend

 Dr. Raffa answers questions from the audience that range from the anxious, the negative and the toxic.


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Episode 34 : All Work and No Play

July 7th, 2022

21:58

Episode 34 : All Work and No Play

 Dr. Raffa discusses the importance of developing and maintaining a healthy work/life balance, and the essentials that are needed to do so.


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Episode 33 : Healthy Relationship

June 23rd, 2022

22:56

Episode 33 : Healthy Relationship

 Dr. Raffa skims the surface for what is and isn't necessary to have a healthy relationship with a significant other


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Episode 32 : Woke Up This Morning

June 9th, 2022

26:46

Episode 32 : Woke Up This Morning

 Dr. Raffa scratches the surface on the therapeutic treatment of one of the most iconic characters in television history, Tony Soprano. We discuss and analyze Tony's condition and Dr. …

Episode 31 : Good Morning, It's Not A Greeting But A Decision

May 26th, 2022

1:06:06

Episode 31 : Good Morning, It's Not A Greeting But A Decision

Dr. Raffa invites special guest Catarina Martins LPC from Inner Balance to discuss Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT)

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Episode 30 : CBT At The Movies - Part 3

May 12th, 2022

24:10

Episode 30 : CBT At The Movies

Dr Raffa analyzes "Good Will Hunting", conveying her insight into the portrayal of psychologist Sean Maguire played by …

Episode 29 : CBT At The Movies - Part 2

April 28th, 2022

26:57

Episode 29 : CBT At The Movies

The 2003 Thriller/Mystery "Identity" is reviewed and analyzed. This underrated psychological "who done it" is a nod to …

Episode 28 : CBT At The Movies

April 14th, 2022

28:51

Episode 28 : CBT At The Movies

A new segment where Dr. Raffa analyzes movies that focuses on psychology and psychological treatment. Our first …

Episode 27 : Building Inner Balance

March 31st, 2022

28:07

Episode 27 : Building Inner Balance

This episode is a profile piece on Dr. Dawn Raffa.  This brief yet, informative prologue details Dr. Raffa assent …

Episode 26 : Let's Get Weird

March 17th, 2022

48:01

Episode 26 : Let's Get Weird

In this episode Dr Raffa evaluates 13 syndromes and disorders that some may consider supernatural, uncanny, or just ..... weird..

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Episode 25: The ABC's of OCD

March 3rd, 2022

41:56

Episode 25: The ABC's of OCD

Dr Raffa reviews the different types of OCD and treatment in order to bring the disorder to order

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Episode 24: The Psychology of a Serial Killer

February 17th, 2022

36:57

Episode 24: The Psychology of a Serial Killer

Criminal Minds takes center stage as Dr. Raffa dissects the mindset and mental makeup of a serial killer …

Episode 23: The Generations

February 3rd, 2022

43:38

Episode 23:  The Generations

Dr. Raffa dissects the historical characteristics and tendencies of each generation going back to the turn of the 20th century.

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Episode 22: Eccentric Therapies

January 20th, 2022

47:31

Episode 22:  Eccentric Therapies

Dr. Raffa explores various bizarre therapies throughout history: What it was supposed to do, and what it actually did.

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Episode 21: Social Psychology - When great (and not so great) minds think alike

January 6th, 2022

40:21

Episode 21: Social Psychology - When great ( and not so great) minds think alike

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Episode 20 : The Psychology of Real Estate

December 23rd, 2021

28:53

Episode 20: The Psychology of Real Estate

Dr. Raffa discusses the psychology surrounding current real estate market conditions with her special guest …

Episode 19 : Thinking Traps Part 4: The Final Chapter

December 9th, 2021

44:57

Episode 19 : Thinking Traps Part 4: The Final Chapter

Dr. Raffa continues to review thinking traps conversation and reviews trap's 7 through 10

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Episode 18: Thinking Traps Part 3: The Saga Continues

November 25th, 2021

28:28

Thinking Traps Part 3: The Saga Continues

Dr. Raffa continues to review thinking traps conversation and reviews trap's 7 through 10

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Episode 17: Thinking Traps and How To Avoid Them (Part 2)

November 11th, 2021

26:56

Episode 17: Thinking Traps and how to avoid them (Part 2)

It's A Trap..... in thinking.  Dr. Raffa continues to review thinking traps that plague the mind. Traps are 4-6 are analyzed

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Episode 16: Thinking Traps and How To Avoid Them (Part 1)

October 28th, 2021

34:38

Episode 16: Thinking Traps and how to avoid them (part 1)

Dr. Raffa reviews 3 of 13 "dreaded thinking traps that many of us battle every day.

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Episode 15 : I Hate Being Bipolar, It's Awesome!

October 14th, 2021

30:44

Episode 15: I Hate Being Bipolar, It Awesome!

Dr. Raffa discusses signs of bipolar disorder in adults and children.

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Episode 14: Assertive is as Assertive Does

September 30th, 2021

36:17

Episode 14: Assertive is as Assertive Does

Dr. Raffa lends her synopsis on the importance of being assertive and setting boundaries.

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Episode 13: A Stress For All Seasons

September 16th, 2021

40:01

Episode 13: A Stress For All Seasons

Dr. Raffa discusses stress management techniques for coping with various types of pressure and tension throughout the year.

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Episode 12: PTSD Inquiry

September 2nd, 2021

17:34

Episode 12: The PTSD Inquiry

Dr. Raffa elaborates on the signs of PTSD and how therapy can help.

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Episode 11: Enough about me, now let's talk about me: Narcissism

August 19th, 2021

41:59

Episode 11: Enough about me, now let's talk about me: Narcissism

Dr. Raffa and Anthony break down NARCISSISM, the definition, how it affects individuals around them, and how they project everything off themselves. They …

Episode 10: The Psychology of Sports

August 5th, 2021

47:29

Episode 10: The Psychology of Sports

Dr. Raffa and Anthony break down the psychology of sports, explain how to become a sports psychologist, CBT …

Episode 9: Why We Are Creatures of Habit

July 22nd, 2021

42:52

Episode 9: Why We Are Creatures of Habit

Dr. Raffa and Anthony break down why we are creatures of habit, making decisions, why we aren't seeing …

Episode 8 : Pros and Cons of Fear

July 8th, 2021

25:58

Episode 8 : Pros and Cons of Fear

Dr. Raffa and Anthony, break down where fear comes from, how much fear is too much, how to stop it from controlling …

Episode 7 : Crash Course on Diagnosis

June 24th, 2021

40:28

Dr. Raffa and Anthony, break down the difference between mental disorders such as Bipolar, PTSD, and more. This episode includes an activity where …

Episode 6 : Here is Why You Should Give Mindfulness and Meditation a Try

June 10th, 2021

29:33

Dr. Raffa and Anthony discuss mindfulness and meditation, what's the difference and the benefits, and more - Stay tuned until the end for a …

Talk Therapy CBT Trailer Remix

June 7th, 2021

0:56

Dr. Raffa and Anthony discuss some of the right and wrong reasons for going to couples therapy and when you should start going to therapy along with …

Episode: 5 When Should I Go to Couples Therapy?

May 25th, 2021

40:17

Dr. Raffa and Anthony discuss some of the right and wrong reasons for going to couples therapy and when you should start going to therapy along with …

Episode 4 : What Should I Be Asking My Psychologist?

May 12th, 2021

24:25

Dr. Raffa and Anthony discuss what questions you should be asking your psychologist and what the first appointment will be like along with what …

Episode 3: Birth Order and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

April 27th, 2021

37:27

Dr. Raffa and Anthony offer an in depth discussion on birth order and personality types correlating to the different birth orders. We learn that it is not just what position one was born into as there is more to the …

Episode 2: ADHD and Cognitive Behavior Therapy

April 27th, 2021

24:05

Dr. Raffa and Anthony discuss the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of ADHD and dive into some background on Dr. Aaron Beck. Dr. Raffa debunks some myths associated with ADHD.

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Episode 1: Introduction with Dr. Raffa and background on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

April 26th, 2021

29:03

Dr. Raffa and Anthony discuss cognitive behavioral therapy and her background as a clinical psychologist. They review some common questions in the …

Welcome to Talk Therapy CBT | Conversation about Educating individuals to the World of Psychology

April 23rd, 2021

0:31

Welcome to Talk Therapy CBT | Conversation about Educating, Connecting, Helping Individuals to the World of Psychology.

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