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Drop In with Dr. J

Drop In with Dr. J

By Drop In with Dr. J
This is a safe space where we have open, authentic conversations about ALL THINGS mental health!.. Although it may not smell as musty as your therapist's couch... this podcast is hosted by therapist and licensed psychologist, Dr. Justin Puder, aka "Dr. J" or amoderntherapist on social media. In each episode of Drop In, Dr. J and his guests will explore not only the science and technical aspects specific mental health phenomena but also share their personal experiences. It’s not always easy, but Dr. J believes being vulnerable is the best way to crush the stigma around mental health!
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Ask me ANYTHING (Mental Health AMA, Sept) | Ep. 29
It's that time again for licensed psychologist Dr. Justin Puder to answer your mental health questions straight off Instagram! Dr. J dives into the importance of suicide awareness month, discusses whether we can talk "too much" in therapy, and gives tips on what you can do if you have a chronically cranky partner. All these questions AND MORE explored from your thoughtful instagram questions.  Follow Drop In with Dr. J on Instagram Follow Dr. Justin Puder (amoderntherapist) on Instagram
52:35
September 27, 2022
How to build a Secure Relationship [with Patricia Lamas] | Ep 28
This week on Drop In with Dr. J, Patricia Lamas LCSW, shares her relationship expertise as we explore how to build a secure relationship. Patricia shares her experiences working with couples (and in her own romanic relationship) of how to create a rewarding relationship that shares a common direction. Dr. J and Patricia also trek up the mountain of instagram questions helping to provide navigation for great questions like; "What should I deserve in a relationship versus what should I want from one?"  Follow Patricia Lamas on Instagram Follow Drop In with Dr. J on Instagram Follow Dr. Justin Puder (amoderntherapist) on Instagram
57:30
September 13, 2022
SELF-CONFIDENCE: How to build it and make it feel REAL. [with Jenny Helms] | Ep 27
On this week’s episode of Drop In with Dr. J, Jenny Helms-Calvin joins the show! Jenny is a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist (LCMFT), who owns the largest mental health practice in Kansas. She also has a new book set to be released November 1st called: "Beneath the Bullsh*t: A Guide for Rediscovering Your Awesomeness." Dr. J and Jenny share their personal experiences struggling with self-confidence and name steps you can take to build it. As always, we tackle your thoughtful Q&A questions straight from Instagram to give you even more guidance! Follow Jenny Helms-Calvin on Instagram Follow Drop In with Dr. J on Instagram Follow Dr. Justin Puder (amoderntherapist) on Instagram
01:13:13
September 05, 2022
BURNOUT: How to prevent and recover from it! [with Dr. Carolyn Rubenstein] | Ep. 26
On this week’s episode of Drop In, Dr. J welcomes Dr. Carolyn Rubenstein (follow her here) to the show who is a licensed psychologist in private practice in Florida who specializes in anxiety, burnout, and perfectionism. Dr. Rubenstein is also the Chief Wellness Adviser for Misfits Gaming Group, a global esports and entertainment leader. In this episode we discuss what IS burnout, how to prevent, and recover from it. You'll also learn that burnout is not just related to work but can occur in other areas of life as well! Follow Dr. Carolyn Rubenstein on Instagram Follow Drop In with Dr. J on Instagram. Follow Dr. Justin Puder [amoderntherapist] on Instagram.
01:05:44
August 29, 2022
Season Finale AMA [with Dr. J]
Drop In with Dr. J is a DiveThru original podcast. Download the DiveThru App: https://go.onelink.me/5wa8/dropinwithdrj Well folks, this is it for Season 1 of Drop In with Dr. J! In this week’s episode, Dr. J answers as many of your 🔥 questions as he can. Tune in to hear his thoughts on how to be more “go-with-the-flow,” how to know when you are ready to be done therapy and how to move past that thing that you think you might never truly get over. All of that, PLUS tips on how to get through panic attacks and advice on dealing with GAD coming back. This is an episode you don’t wanna miss! Thanks for tuning in and can’t wait to see you next season! This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Enter code “dropindrj” to get 10% off your first month. Follow Drop In with Dr. J on Instagram. Follow Dr. Justin Puder on Instagram. Follow DiveThru on Instagram. www.divethru.com
01:09:27
August 09, 2022
The Nuances of Disordered Eating & Eating Disorders [with Jess Sprengle]
Drop In with Dr. J is a DiveThru original podcast. Download the DiveThru App: https://go.onelink.me/5wa8/dropinwithdrj On this week’s episode of Drop In, Dr. J welcomes Jess Sprengle to the show, a mental health professional specializing in eating disorders, disordered eating and body image disturbances. Now, we know those are all big terms but Jess and Dr. J break them down for you! The terms are used to talk about mental health concerns as they relate to relationships with food and body image and allllll of the nuances that exist in these relationships. Tune in to learn the difference between disordered eating and eating disorders, and to learn how systemic issues may be perpetuating these conditions. This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Enter code “dropindrj” to get 10% off your first month. Follow Drop In with Dr. J on Instagram. Follow Dr. Justin Puder on Instagram. Follow DiveThru on Instagram. www.divethru.com
01:06:48
August 02, 2022
What Are Therapists Really Thinking? [with Shani Tran]
Drop In with Dr. J is a DiveThru original podcast. Download the DiveThru App: https://go.onelink.me/5wa8/dropinwithdrj Ever wondered what your therapist is reaallly thinking while you’re on their couch sharing your thoughts and feelings? Well wonder no longer because in this week’s episode of Drop In, Dr. Justin Puder and Shani Tran tell us! Do they get annoyed when we overshare? Do they feel awkward while we ugly cry? Are they ever mad or ‘just disappointed’ with us?? Tune in to find out the answers! This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Enter code “dropindrj” to get 10% off your first month. Follow Drop In with Dr. J on Instagram. Follow Dr. Justin Puder on Instagram. Follow DiveThru on Instagram. www.divethru.com
01:13:10
July 26, 2022
Understanding Postpartum Depression, Anxiety & OCD [with Jenna Overbaugh]
Drop In with Dr. J is a DiveThru original podcast. Download the DiveThru App: https://go.onelink.me/5wa8/dropinwithdrj Welcome to another episode of Drop In with Dr. J! This week, Jenna Overbaugh drops in to shed more light on postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety, and postpartum OCD. Sometimes they’re all related and sometimes they’re not! But postpartum mental health concerns for new parents are definitely more common than is reported and this is SUCH an important conversation to tune in to. As always, share this episode with anyone who you think might benefit from it! This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Enter code “dropindrj” to get 10% off your first month. Follow Drop In with Dr. J on Instagram. Follow Dr. Justin Puder on Instagram. Follow DiveThru on Instagram. www.divethru.com
01:02:25
July 19, 2022
Navigating Life as an Empath [with Amy Tran]
Drop In with Dr. J is a DiveThru original podcast. Download the DiveThru App: https://go.onelink.me/5wa8/dropinwithdrj On this week’s episode of Drop In, Dr. J invites Amy Tran to pop by for a discussion on choosing grad school AND what it means to be an empath! Listen in to get their opinion on doing a masters vs a doctorate, how to prep for both, and how to evaluate if you might be running out of steam trying to do it all. They also chat about empaths (both extroverted and introverted) and how to take care of yourself first before you sponge up everybody else’s emotions and get overwhelmed. Tune in to get their advice! This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Enter code “dropindrj” to get 10% off your first month. Follow Drop In with Dr. J on Instagram. Follow Dr. Justin Puder on Instagram. Follow DiveThru on Instagram. www.divethru.com
59:01
July 12, 2022
Flying Solo [with Dr. J]
Drop In with Dr. J is a DiveThru original podcast. Download the DiveThru App: https://go.onelink.me/5wa8/dropinwithdrj In this week’s episode of Drop In, Dr. J is flying solo without a guest! Here we are trying a new thing and not being at ALL terrified of the outcome!!! Jk, there was a ton of imposter syndrome manifesting from the moment we planned it all the way until we started recording. And yet, this episode is authentic and open and amazing. Just goes to show that you can do the things that intimidate you — a real-time example that Dr. J was happy to be vulnerable and open about. Now, in terms of what was discussed. We’ve got answers about being in a rut and getting out of a rut. We’ve got advice on how to break up with your therapist and what to even look for when searching for one. We’ve got relationships tips, both for dealing with romantic relationships but also handling your in-laws. And last but certainly not least, we’ve got advice about surviving grad school. This is an episode you don’t want to miss! This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Enter code “dropindrj” to get 10% off your first month. Follow Drop In with Dr. J on Instagram. Follow Dr. Justin Puder on Instagram. Follow DiveThru on Instagram. www.divethru.com
01:04:43
June 15, 2022
Talking to Kids About Trauma [with Dr. Jessica Rabon]
Drop In with Dr. J is a DiveThru original podcast.  Download the DiveThru App: https://go.onelink.me/5wa8/dropinwithdrj  tw: school shootings, trauma Dr. Jessica Rabon drops in this week to chat about a difficult and important and unfortunately very timely topic: how to talk to kids about trauma in the wake of school shootings. Both Dr. J and Dr. Jessica are based in the U.S. and this particular topic hits close to home, especially since both of them are parents to young children.  The first thing to tackle in this episode is the frustration and complete outrage that this continues to be a reality, followed by ‘what the hell are we even doing about it??’ The next thing to tackle is how we deal with the frustration, sadness, and collective grief of school shootings and how we can communicate that with our children. Tune in to the conversation to hear Dr. Jessica’s advice and learn the different ways to broach the conversation depending on your child’s own needs.  This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Enter code “dropindrj” to get 10% off your first month.  Follow Drop In with Dr. J on Instagram. Follow Dr. Justin Puder on Instagram.  Follow DiveThru on Instagram. www.divethru.com
01:09:58
June 07, 2022
Self-Esteem vs Self-Compassion [with Leeor Gal]
Drop In with Dr. J is a DiveThru original podcast. Download the DiveThru App: https://go.onelink.me/5wa8/dropinwithdrj In this week’s episode, Dr. J and Leeor Gal dive into self-esteem! They try to answer some timeless questions that we’ve allllllll grappled with at one point or another, like how do we define our self-worth? Is self-esteem the same as self-confidence? And why do we keep comparing ourselves to others? Leeor brings up the principle of self-compassion and how it can be used to guide you when you find yourself dealing with rejection, failure, or just generally a low point. The same principle works when you get wrapped up in comparing yourself to others too! Tune in to learn how. This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Enter code “dropindrj” to get 10% off your first month. Follow Drop In with Dr. J on Instagram. Follow Dr. Justin Puder on Instagram. Follow DiveThru on Instagram. www.divethru.com
01:05:41
May 31, 2022
Getting to the Root of Perfectionism [with Dr. Menije Boduryan-Turner]
Drop In with Dr. J is a DiveThru original podcast. Download the DiveThru App: https://go.onelink.me/5wa8/dropinwithdrj Sensory warning: there is a light tapping sound in the 7 min of the episode from a beautiful necklace, which was then removed for the remainder of the episode. In this week’s episode, we’re joined by none other than Dr. Menije Boduryan-Turner! She’s a leading expert on overcoming perfectionism and specializes in the treatment of mental health issues such as obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders, addiction, and codependency. She’s here to help us get to the root of perfectionism and really understand how it manifests in our lives. Is it just wanting to do things well? Is it such a bad thing to want the outcome to be perfect? And why are we soooo much harder on ourselves than others?? Answers to these questions, plus Dr. Menije's expert tips on building an authentic life, are all in this week’s episode! This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Enter code “dropindrj” to get 10% off your first month. Follow Drop In with Dr. J on Instagram. Follow Dr. Justin Puder on Instagram. Follow DiveThru on Instagram. www.divethru.com
01:05:51
May 24, 2022
Understanding CBT [with Rahim Thawer]
Drop In with Dr. J is a DiveThru original podcast. Download the DiveThru App: https://go.onelink.me/5wa8/dropinwithdrj Rahim Thawer drops in this week to help us understand the ins and outs of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. He explains the benefit of using the thought record as a CBT tool and also touches on Gestalt theory! As a queer, racialized social worker and therapist, Rahim shares his own story as well as his experiences working as a therapist with LGBTQ+ and BIPOC communities. We’ve seen more mental health support offered recently but there are still many systemic issues that have a deep impact on how certain communities experience mental health. Rahim helps us unpack these issues and challenges therapists with ways to improve their approach. Tune in!! This is an episode you don’t want to miss. This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Enter code “dropindrj” to get 10% off your first month. Follow Drop In with Dr. J on Instagram. Follow Dr. Justin Puder on Instagram. Follow DiveThru on Instagram. www.divethru.com
57:30
May 17, 2022
ADHD [with Dr. Kojo Sarfo]
Drop In with Dr. J is a DiveThru original podcast. Download the DiveThru App: https://go.onelink.me/5wa8/dropinwithdrj On this episode of Drop In, Dr. Kojo Sarfo stops by to chat about ADHD and answer ALL of your questions! No, really, we got so many great questions from our amazing followers on Insta. Tune in to the conversation to hear Dr. J and Dr. Kojo break down the different elements of ADHD and how it can really impact someone’s life. They talk about how to get diagnosed, what it feels like to get a diagnosis and the sometimes immediate effect a diagnosis can have on an indiviual’s experience with ADHD. All of that, and more!! This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Enter code “dropindrj” to get 10% off your first month. Follow Drop In with Dr. J on Instagram. Follow Dr. Justin Puder on Instagram. Follow DiveThru on Instagram. www.divethru.com
01:04:31
May 10, 2022
Bodywork & Somatic Science [with Edward Ulm]
Drop In with Dr. J is a DiveThru original podcast. Download the DiveThru App: https://go.onelink.me/5wa8/dropinwithdrj tw: sa mentioned in this episode How often have you been told to “listen to your body?” Or that “trauma is stored in the body?” Well, there’s a science to it! In this week’s episode, Edward Ulm drops in to give us all the answers on how the body informs the mind and how bodywork can impact the healing process. Somatic science and somatic therapy is a relatively new field but the practice of listening to your body is thousands of years old. Who better to explain it to us than an expert body therapist and neurotrauma lecturer? Tune in to the conversation to learn from Edward Ulm! This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Enter code “dropindrj” to get 10% off your first month. Follow Drop In with Dr. J on Instagram. Follow Dr. Justin Puder on Instagram. Follow DiveThru on Instagram. www.divethru.com
53:25
May 03, 2022
Creativity and Emotional Expression [with Jake Ernst]
Drop In with Dr. J is a DiveThru original podcast. Download the DiveThru App: https://go.onelink.me/5wa8/dropinwithdrj Did you know creative writing has the power to help you process emotions? No? Well, pull up a chair and settle in for an incredible conversation about creativity and emotional expression. When we think of creativity, we often imagine the lofty masterpieces—the flawless expressions of humanity and feeling and passion. And with this expectation of perfection, creative writing (and painting and crafting) can seem really intimidating… The truth is, finding a creative outlet for emotional expression is super beneficial to your mental health. And it’s often a personalized journey—what works for some or most may not necessarily work for you. Jake Ernst, a therapist AND creative, has some cool tips for you! Tune in to hear his thoughts on the matter and learn how to use creativity for your own emotional expression. This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Enter code “dropindrj” to get 10% off your first month. Follow Drop In with Dr. J on Instagram. Follow Dr. Justin Puder on Instagram. Follow DiveThru on Instagram. www.divethru.com
56:56
April 26, 2022
Navigating PTSD [with Elena Breese]
Drop In with Dr. J is a DiveThru original podcast. Download the DiveThru App: https://go.onelink.me/5wa8/dropinwithdrj Sensory note: this episode was recorded virtually and not all background noise could be removed. This week on Drop In, we welcome Elena Breese and chat about her PTSD healing journey after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. She opens up about her experience processing the event, including that it took 3 years to reeaaaally recognize the effects PTSD was having on her body and mind. Elena and Dr. J’s conversation normalizes that many different types of trauma can lead to PTSD—it’s not limited to military combat, which is what we often think of. They highlight PTSD in alllll the ways it can manifest and also share tips and tools that helped Elena in her healing so far. One thing to know about PTSD—it’s always a work in progress! This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Enter code “dropindrj” to get 10% off your first month. Follow Drop In with Dr. J on Instagram. Follow Dr. Justin Puder on Instagram. Follow DiveThru on Instagram. www.divethru.com
56:37
April 19, 2022
Disability and Chronic Illness [with Amanda Steijlen]
Drop In with Dr. J is a DiveThru original podcast. Download the DiveThru App: https://go.onelink.me/5wa8/dropinwithdrj On this episode of Drop In, Amanda Steijlen (founder and CEO of Wheely Big Dreams) stops by to share her story as an accessibility advocate and to talk about living with chronic illness and disability. Dr. J shares his own story of living with a chronic disorder and the importance of taking care of your mental health. Tune in to the conversation to learn how mindfulness can be a game changer, how you can support the people with chronic illness in your life, and how you can raise awareness when you see inaccessible design in your community. This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Enter code “dropindrj” to get 10% off your first month. Follow Drop In with Dr. J on Instagram. Follow Dr. Justin Puder on Instagram. Follow DiveThru on Instagram. www.divethru.com
57:43
April 12, 2022
Working on Your Sleep [with Dr. Kristin Casey]
Drop In with Dr. J is a DiveThru original podcast. Download the DiveThru App: https://go.onelink.me/5wa8/dropinwithdrj This week’s episode is for all of the insomniacs, the self-proclaimed ‘night owls,’ the perpetually tired, and the ones who srsly just. want. some. good. shut-eye. Dr. Kristin Casey drops in to share her decade of expertise with you and answer all of your sleep-related questions. Like, what makes sleep better or worse? And why is it so hard to fall asleep even though you’re exhausted from your work day? Oh, and what about sleep supplements?? Yay or nay?? Find out by tuning in! This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Enter code “dropindrj” to get 10% off your first month. Follow Drop In with Dr. J on Instagram. Follow Dr. Justin Puder on Instagram. Follow DiveThru on Instagram. www.divethru.com
52:13
April 05, 2022
Crushing the Stigma [with Kati Morton]
Drop In with Dr. J is a DiveThru original podcast. Download the DiveThru App: https://go.onelink.me/5wa8/dropinwithdrj Dropping in this week is the legendary Kati Morton! She’s been leading the charge on crushing mental health stigma for over a DECADE and was one of the very first YouTubers to talk openly about mental health. Did we dig up her very first video for this episode? Yes, yes we did. It’s still *chef’s kiss* perfect. In this episode, Kati and Dr. J talk about the state of mental health stigma today and the crucial conversations that are now taking place. They also chat about the mental health stigma that you have for yourself…which can sometimes be debilitating. Tune in to hear their tips for working through it! This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Enter code “dropindrj” to get 10% off your first month. Follow Drop In with Dr. J on Instagram. Follow Dr. Justin Puder on Instagram. Follow DiveThru on Instagram. www.divethru.com
57:49
March 29, 2022
A More Mindful Kind of Life [with Rachael Kable]
Drop In with Dr. J is a DiveThru original podcast. Download the DiveThru App: https://go.onelink.me/5wa8/dropinwithdrj Rachael Kable drops in all the way from Australia to talk about mindfulness. So much of our time is spent planning for the future, thinking about the past, and searching for distractions or dopamine… leaving very little time to actually be present. And that’s where mindfulness can be a huge help. It’s really just making an effort to be aware of our thoughts and feelings in the current moment. Justin and Rachael also chat about whether or not binge-watching The Office counts as mindfulness, why she started her podcast, how weird the concept of time zones is, and what a fortnight is. Rachael’s mindfulness resource recommendations: bit.ly/3LJD5Fm This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Enter code “dropindrj” to get 10% off your first month. Follow Drop In with Dr. J on Instagram. Follow Dr. Justin Puder on Instagram. Follow DiveThru on Instagram. www.divethru.com
59:40
March 22, 2022
Taking Care of the Activist [with Hannah Fuhlendorf]
Drop In with Dr. J is a DiveThru original podcast. Download the DiveThru App: https://go.onelink.me/5wa8/dropinwithdrj Therapist and activist Hannah Fuhlendorf drops in with Dr. J to share her tips on sustaining yourself while advocating for all of the causes you care about. Because if we’re being honest, you won’t be dismantling systemic racism or solving global warming all by yourself in one day. You’ll need to do it sustainably. They talk about who counts as an “activist” (spoiler: it’s not just the people with the megaphones), what activists can do to avoid burnout, and how to be an activist in a way that really fits with your life. And you know what else is really important to activism? Community. Hannah shares why a collective effort is really important. This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Enter code “dropindrj” to get 10% off your first month. Follow Drop In with Dr. J on Instagram. Follow Dr. Justin Puder on Instagram. Follow DiveThru on Instagram. www.divethru.com
58:46
March 15, 2022
Recovery [with Brandon Turner]
Drop In with Dr. J is a DiveThru original podcast.  Download the DiveThru App: https://go.onelink.me/5wa8/dropinwithdrj TW: discussion of substance abuse, childhood trauma, and prison Professional skateboarder and addiction advocate Brandon Turner drops in with Justin to share his story of recovery. Brandon spent years shoving down childhood trauma by living the lifestyle he thought a professional skateboarder needed to. It took jail time and a few court-mandated treatment programs for him to finally look inward and start the recovery process. Now he’s working to help people who are dealing with the same struggles he’s faced. Brandon and Justin also chat about the societal pressure men face to be tough, setting boundaries with friends and family during recovery, and their mutual love of Brené Brown and skateboarding. This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Enter code “dropindrj” to get 10% off your first month. Follow Drop In with Dr. J on Instagram. Follow Dr. Justin Puder on Instagram. Follow DiveThru on Instagram. www.divethru.com
53:08
March 08, 2022
The Deep Roots of Diet Culture [with Karly Watson]
Drop In with Dr. J is a DiveThru original podcast. Download the DiveThru App: https://go.onelink.me/5wa8/dropinwithdrj TW: eating disorders, disordered eating, and fatphobia Anti-diet culture advocate Karly Watson drops in to talk about the ways diet culture impacts literally everyone. She shares her story of recovery from her eating disorder, and explains why—despite being very anti-diet culture—she doesn’t hate the people who perpetuate it. Karly and Justin also talk about why we shouldn’t label foods as good or bad, signs you might need a new physician, and what parents can do to teach their children about healthy body images. Plus, a fun fact about the BMI scale and medicinal cocaine. Yeah, you read that right. Karly’s eating disorder resources: https://linktr.ee/karlywatson This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Enter code “dropindrj” to get 10% off your first month. Follow Drop In with Dr. J on Instagram. Follow Dr. Justin Puder on Instagram. Follow DiveThru on Instagram. www.divethru.com
01:03:09
March 01, 2022
Being Neat is Not OCD [with Amanda Petrik-Gardner]
Drop In with Dr. J is a DiveThru original podcast.  Download the DiveThru App: https://go.onelink.me/5wa8/dropinwithdrj OCD is often used to describe people who organize their bookshelf alphabetically by author or like to clean. It reeeeeeaally shouldn’t be. In this episode, Amanda Petrik-Gardner (aka @anxietyocdtreatment) drops in to talk about her and Justin’s shared experience of being diagnosed with OCD while studying to become therapists. The two also chat about the origin of Amanda’s OCD exposure colouring books, and discuss other unique coping mechanisms like singing about intrusive thoughts. This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Enter code “dropindrj” to get 10% off your first month. Follow Drop In with Dr. J on Instagram. Follow Dr. Justin Puder on Instagram. Follow DiveThru on Instagram. www.divethru.com
48:09
February 22, 2022
50 Shades of Trauma [with Simone Saunders]
Drop In with Dr. J is a DiveThru original podcast. Download the DiveThru App: https://go.onelink.me/5wa8/dropinwithdrj Masters level social worker and therapist Simone Saunders drops in to discuss the many complexities of trauma with Justin. The word trauma is being thrown around a lot more these days, as we collectively experience a panorama. While paninis are objectively stressful, Simone explains that trauma is subjective. It’s how a person experiences a stressful event, and NOT the event itself. The two also talk about the nuances of trigger warnings, how stimulating physical senses can affect how we feel emotions, and the importance of making therapy more accessible. This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Enter code “dropindrj” to get 10% off your first month. Follow Drop In with Dr. J on Instagram. Follow Dr. Justin Puder on Instagram. Follow DiveThru on Instagram. www.divethru.com
51:04
February 15, 2022
Self-Love in the Age of Comparison [with Kristen Gingrich]
Drop In with Dr. J is a DiveThru original podcast. Download the DiveThru App: https://go.onelink.me/5wa8/dropinwithdrj When is the last time you compared yourself to someone else? Like, maaaaybe five minutes ago? Whether it’s the highlight reel of social media, photoshopped magazine covers, or CGI-enhanced actors in superhero movies, we’re bombarded with messages of perfection. Kristen Gingrich (aka @notyouraveragethrpst) drops in to chat about the problems of losing yourself in comparison. Mindful comparison can be helpful, but it can be emotionally exhausting to hold yourself to impossible standards. Shifting her perspective from “what I don’t have” to “what I DO have” has helped Kristen deal with that negative voice in her mind (hers is named Frank BTW). While 16-year-old Kristen wished for a different figure, present-day Kristen appreciates those “child-bearing hips” for being just that! Well, at least when he’s behaving… Follow Drop In with Dr. J on Instagram. Follow Dr. Justin Puder on Instagram. Follow DiveThru on Instagram. www.divethru.com
01:09:13
February 08, 2022
Origin Stories [with Sophie Gray]
Drop In with Dr. J is a DiveThru original podcast. Download the DiveThru App: https://go.onelink.me/5wa8/dropinwithdrj This mental health podcast starts like most superhero franchises: with an origin story. Justin shares what motivated him to become a psychologist, and how he had to be talked into trying TikTok… where he now has more than half-a-million followers. Jeez, hope he at least bought that friend dinner… Because it’s a special episode, you get TWO origin stories for the price of one! Justin is joined by DiveThru founder Sophie Gray. Sophie shares how she struggled to cope with being bullied as a child, turning to self-harm and becoming a fitspo influencer. After a life-altering panic attack, Sophie turned to journaling to help her dive thru her feelings. Wait a sec, that’s the name of her company! We’re so stoked to have you drop in (pun intended) on our first-ever episode! Follow Drop In with Dr. J on Instagram. Follow Dr. Justin Puder on Instagram. Follow DiveThru on Instagram. www.divethru.com
48:35
February 08, 2022
Welcome to Drop In with Dr. J!
Welcome to Drop In with Dr. J!  In each episode, licensed psychologist Dr. Justin Puder and his guests have open, honest conversations about all things mental health. Let's smash that stigma!  Drop In with Dr. J is a DiveThru original podcast. Download the DiveThru App: https://go.onelink.me/5wa8/dropinwithdrj
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January 31, 2022