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Pocket Counselor

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Short shots of counseling to help you live your best life!
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When to break up with your therapist
When to break up with your therapist
Breaking up is hard, but here are some red flags to look for in a therapist.
11:31
August 18, 2022
BetterHelp/Online therapy
BetterHelp/Online therapy
In this episode I talk about my experience and point of view regarding online therapy. Of course all views expressed in this episode are my own opinion and the facts may have changed.
25:29
July 28, 2022
Minimalism
Minimalism
In this episode we talk about minimalism and the benefits it may have in store for you!
07:43
March 18, 2022
War in Ukraine and your anxiety
War in Ukraine and your anxiety
In this episode we talk about the anxiety around the war with Russia and its invasion in Ukraine, and how to deal with it!
05:27
March 16, 2022
Building better boundaries
Building better boundaries
How to build better boundaries in your life.
09:32
February 09, 2022
Tips for stopping negative self-talk and controlling limiting beliefs.
Tips for stopping negative self-talk and controlling limiting beliefs.
A few ways to stop that negative self-talk and build your self-esteem.
15:51
February 01, 2022
Zoom fatigue and the mental health pandemic
Zoom fatigue and the mental health pandemic
We chat about zoom fatigue, how it appears and how to prevent it. In addition, we talk about the burgeoning mental health pandemic.
10:02
January 25, 2022
Gratitude on Thanksgiving
Gratitude on Thanksgiving
This episode covers the power of gratitude, zen, and happiness!
11:10
November 25, 2021
Post-pandemic socialization
Post-pandemic socialization
Is it good for you? How much is too much!?
05:10
October 21, 2021
How to avoid drama!
How to avoid drama!
A few easy tips for avoiding drama in your life! Plus, we are pleased to announce the launch of our new Patreon page!
10:42
August 15, 2021
Can you walk your way out of dementia?
Can you walk your way out of dementia?
New research suggests you can!
06:36
August 08, 2021
Music and mood
Music and mood
New research suggests music can lift your mood and buffer against unpleasant experiences.
06:01
July 01, 2021
Susan Cain: Quiet
Susan Cain: Quiet
We talk about introversion and extroversion and how to be your best!
09:15
May 20, 2021
Eckhart Tolle and The Power of Now
Eckhart Tolle and The Power of Now
I’ve been re-reading this and I give you my insights into The Power of Now!
09:27
May 06, 2021
How to stop anxious thinking
How to stop anxious thinking
A brief description of a powerful and effective way to stop your anxiety.
09:16
April 29, 2021
Best progressive muscle relaxation.
Best progressive muscle relaxation.
Hear a soothing, and relaxing progressive muscle relaxation script.
08:30
April 05, 2021
Top 100 coping skills
Top 100 coping skills
100 awesome coping skills for anger, anxiety, depression, and emotional disregulation. Enjoy!
15:02
February 20, 2021
12 ways to cope with anxiety
12 ways to cope with anxiety
12 easy coping skills for anxiety!
09:37
February 17, 2021
8 Ways To Stop Negative Thoughts
8 Ways To Stop Negative Thoughts
How to stop negative thoughts.
09:31
January 12, 2021
Cats as seizure detectors?
Cats as seizure detectors?
How cats are preventing seizures as well as attitude biases.
16:25
January 08, 2021
How to find the right counselor part 2
How to find the right counselor part 2
More info on what to look for in a counselor, such as therapies used, location, and more!
13:20
December 29, 2020
How to find the right counselor
How to find the right counselor
In this episode we discuss how and where to search for the right counselor including resources such as Psychology Today.
09:09
December 28, 2020
How to start your own private practice
How to start your own private practice
Tips and tools for starting your own private counseling practice.
18:30
December 24, 2020
Top 10 coping skills for stress
Top 10 coping skills for stress
Stress reduction tips for the holidays
13:56
December 10, 2020
Breathing techniques for anxiety
Breathing techniques for anxiety
3 simple breathing techniques to cope with anxiety.
13:12
December 06, 2020
The power of gratitude.
The power of gratitude.
How gratitude can help you live your best life.
13:07
November 28, 2020
Covid 19 Anxiety
Covid 19 Anxiety
How to manage anxiety during a pandemic.
12:19
November 22, 2020
Psychedics, coping skills, and Covid.
Psychedics, coping skills, and Covid.
We cover a lot in this episode, ranging from coping skills to psychedelics to Covid 19.
27:27
November 14, 2020
Finding your passion!
Finding your passion!
Are you putting off your passion? What about self-care? In this episode, we tell you why that’s a bad idea!
09:47
November 13, 2020
How to live by your core values.
How to live by your core values.
A quick inventory of your core values and how to live by them!
06:32
November 11, 2020
Narcissism
Narcissism
Traits of narcissism and how they handle rejection and injury.
10:58
November 11, 2020
Brene Brown, Overthinking, and daring greatly!
Brene Brown, Overthinking, and daring greatly!
We’re giving a book away! Send us an email to be entered to win Daring Greatly by Brene Brown. We also talk about overthinking.
04:59
November 08, 2020
Anxiety and waiting
Anxiety and waiting
Anxiety can increase when you have to wait. Here are some helpful tips to manage it!
06:29
November 05, 2020
ASMR
ASMR
What is ASMR? Are you into it? Learn more in this edition of the #1 show on counseling!
07:55
November 03, 2020
Big hairy gorilla!
Big hairy gorilla!
Would you notice a giant hairy gorilla? The answer might surprise you!
06:03
November 03, 2020
Get out and vote!
Get out and vote!
Why your vote matters. Democracy. 2020. Vote!
03:58
October 31, 2020
What is psychodynamic therapy?
What is psychodynamic therapy?
Psychodynamic therapy. What is it? How can it help you?
09:24
October 31, 2020
Motivational interviewing
Motivational interviewing
What is motivational interviewing?
05:04
October 23, 2020
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
What is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and how can it help you?
05:58
October 06, 2020
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and how can it help you?
05:36
October 03, 2020
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
What is CBT and how can it help you?
05:39
October 01, 2020
What are your core values and core beliefs?
What are your core values and core beliefs?
We explore your core values and core beliefs, how they affect you, and how to use them to fully develop your life.
04:33
September 29, 2020
Brené Brown. Jordan Peterson. What am I reading?
Brené Brown. Jordan Peterson. What am I reading?
What I’m reading right now. Psychology books from Brene Brown and Jordan Peterson.
10:56
September 19, 2020
Covid 19, perception, and quarantine.
Covid 19, perception, and quarantine.
We discuss how your mental health may be affected by Covid 19 and may influence your response to safety measures.
16:42
September 15, 2020
Core beliefs, COVID-19, and Brene Brown
Core beliefs, COVID-19, and Brene Brown
We discuss core beliefs, how it can make you resilient for covid 19, and share some knowledge from Brene Brown.
12:21
September 09, 2020
What to look for in a therapist.
What to look for in a therapist.
In this episode we talk about what makes a good therapist and what you should look for!
11:51
August 19, 2020
Schizophrenia Disorder
Schizophrenia Disorder
A brief overview of the disorder.
13:03
July 17, 2020
Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar Disorder
Brief description of Bipolar I and II
09:56
July 07, 2020
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
A brief overview of this common anxiety disorder.
05:04
July 02, 2020
Major Depressive Disorder
Major Depressive Disorder
A brief overview of this disorder.
09:10
June 24, 2020
Summer seasonal affective Disorder
Summer seasonal affective Disorder
Did you know that you can get Seasonal Affective Disorder in the summer?
07:49
June 15, 2020
Protest
Protest
Commentary on recent events.
17:33
June 03, 2020
Social anxiety
Social anxiety
Social anxiety, introverts and extroverts. Plus lots of unscripted stuff!
21:44
May 21, 2020
Guided progressive muscle relaxation.
Guided progressive muscle relaxation.
In this episode we do a guided progressive muscle relaxation exercise.
17:23
May 07, 2020
Recovery and peace: an interview with special guest Tom Robb.
Recovery and peace: an interview with special guest Tom Robb.
We’re pleased to have a special guest. My twin brother tells us about his history as a person in recovery and consumer of mental health services.
32:14
April 30, 2020
Schizophrenia medication, Buprenorphine, and uncertainty!
Schizophrenia medication, Buprenorphine, and uncertainty!
Reach out! @mikerobblmhc on Twitter, mikerobbcounselor@gmail.com, and on the World Wide Web at mikerobbcounselingservices.com!
34:02
April 24, 2020
Anxiety, mental strength, and sleep hygiene.
Anxiety, mental strength, and sleep hygiene.
I talk about three different topics all related to coronavirus.
27:37
April 19, 2020
Corona coping skills
Corona coping skills
What I’ve been doing to keep myself mentally fit!
04:52
April 13, 2020
Coronavirus, stress, and guided meditation.
Coronavirus, stress, and guided meditation.
In this episode, we talk about how stress affects the body, coronavirus, and we do a guided meditation.
16:28
March 15, 2020
Core beliefs, new show producer, and Brené Brown!
Core beliefs, new show producer, and Brené Brown!
In this episode I talk a lot about different core beliefs, and how to overcome them. I introduce you to the new show producer and I talk about Brené Brown.
18:49
March 08, 2020
Stop your bad feelings now.
Stop your bad feelings now.
We talk about CBT and give an overview.
08:30
February 23, 2020
It’s all about Additude...
It’s all about Additude...
We talked a little about Additudemag.com and ADHD in general.
07:41
February 16, 2020
Thoughts and Feelings
Thoughts and Feelings
Can you have a feeling without a thought?
05:13
February 09, 2020
Quiet time.
Quiet time.
An alternative to progressive muscle relaxation, and a request for help!
04:49
January 12, 2020
Progressive Muscle Relaxation
Progressive Muscle Relaxation
Progressive muscle relaxation
08:56
January 01, 2020
Cognitive Distortions part 3
Cognitive Distortions part 3
The final episode about cognitive distortions. Enjoy!
06:00
November 10, 2019
Cognitive distortions part 2
Cognitive distortions part 2
More cognitive distortions.
05:38
October 05, 2019
Cognitive Distortions
Cognitive Distortions
Common cognitive distortions
08:05
September 16, 2019
Automatic thoughts
Automatic thoughts
Intro to Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Automatic Thoughts!
05:16
August 28, 2019
Guided breathing meditation
Guided breathing meditation
A simple, easy to use meditation.
07:08
August 21, 2019
Easy sensory grounding
Easy sensory grounding
In this episode we discuss an easy grounding method to help anxiety.
05:60
August 10, 2019
A very rough introduction...
A very rough introduction...
In this episode, Mike introduces himself, sounds like a robot, and talks about what he wants to do with this venture.
04:40
August 05, 2019