Dr. Patricia Bay - Therapy in a Nutshell

Dr. Patricia Bay - Therapy in a Nutshell

By Dr. Patricia Bay
Dr. Patricia Bay, "Dr. Patty," has created a radio show based on her 30+ years of experience as a Marriage, Family Therapist and on her book entitled THERAPY IN A NUTSHELL. You may listen to the show on her podcast to help with challenges we all face in this world. She will help you with your own personal growth, your relationships, families and friends. Join Dr. Patty and help her heal the world one hour at a time.
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FAMILY DRAMA
Almost every family has their own share of drama. Some have more than others. This episode will discuss how to figure out how you feel and how to develop some healthy coping skills to survive your family.
48:27
August 10, 2019
BETRAYAL
Feeling betrayed by someone you care about is very challenging. This episode discusses the complicated emotions of betrayal, how to heal and how to make amends if you have hurt someone.
47:17
August 4, 2019
CARR FIRE SURVIVAL
In 2018 in Redding, CA the deadly CARR FIRE burned about 230,000 acres and killed 8 people. Over 1600 structures were burned. Special guest, Julie Kaplan, tells her story about losing their home in the fire. She also gives great advice to being prepared if evacuation occurs again.
48:47
July 27, 2019
BOYS TO MEN - Raising mature, emotionally developed men.
Raising boys into wonderful, adult men is a very important job. For them to become mature, sensitive, caring, emotionally developed men, they must have certain emotional skills. This show discusses many of these attributes. Guest, Richard Malotky, MD, discusses raising his son and his own journey into more emotional awareness.
48:52
July 20, 2019
FAIR FIGHTING - Learn the do's and don't's of FAIR FIGHTING. It is easy and effective.
Fair fighting is about effective communication when things are difficult. This episode will discuss things you should not do and things that will help you have a healthy argument. Effective conflict leaves you feeling resolved and closer to each other.
48:29
July 13, 2019
NARCISSISM - Living With a Partner With a Difficult Personality
Living with a partner who has a difficult personality such as NARCISSISM can be extremely difficult. It is easy to forget who you are and to feel powerless. This episode will help you identify and understand the narcissist so you can find your strength again.
48:55
July 6, 2019
LETTING GO
How do we let go of something we have had high hopes for? Understanding how we attach and what our expectations are can help us know how to accomplish letting go of that which is not healthy or what makes us unhappy.
47:38
June 29, 2019
BULLYING
Bullying is a huge problem in our schools. Special guest, 12-year-old Allison Bedford, discusses her experience with bullying. Her insight and advice is far beyond her years. Karleen Speers, a teacher with 19 years of experience, tells us about her school's anti-bullying program.
49:12
June 17, 2019
LOVE WITHDRAWAL
When someone you care about gives you the silent treatment, pulls away, refuses to talk things out or other forms of LOVE WITHDRAWAL, it can be very hurtful and destructive. Learn why LOVE WITHDRAWAL happens and some skills to change your behavior if you do it, or deal with someone who does it to you.
48:51
June 8, 2019
AFFAIR RECOVERY
Recovering and healing your relationship from an affair is possible. It takes hard work and the desire to do so . This episode will help to teach you how to recover and maybe even be stronger then ever.
54:58
June 2, 2019
WHY PEOPLE CHEAT IN RELATIONSHIPS
There are reasons why people cheat on their significant other. Understanding why is important for everyone involved. It can help with recovery from an affair and also help safeguard your relationship.
54:58
May 25, 2019
BUILD YOUR BONE DENSITY
(Note: The recording started a bit too soon. Skip through the little bit in the beginning that is not my show I tried to edit it but was unsuccessful. Thanks. Dr. Patty) Osteoporosis, the condition where your bone density becomes an issue, can cause severe problems. Your health and youthful vibrancy can be compromised. This episode will help you understand what is happening to your body and how to not only combat osteoporosis but also reverse it and build your bone density.
55:01
May 14, 2019
BBS - BUSY BRAIN SYNDROME
Many struggle with an over-active mind  This can create stress, anxiety and fear. BBS or Busy Brain Syndrome can ruin your ability to be present in your life and keep you from experiencing happiness. This "monkey mind" often seems like it is necessary to keep up with today's fast moving pace. We can fool ourselves into believing that if we think of every possible outcome to whatever situation we are concerned about, then we will be ahead of things and can keep bad things from happening.  In this episode, Dr. Patty explores this tendency of overthinking that so many people struggle with and gives some coping skills to help calm your busy brain. "My happiness is trying to catch me, but my anxiety is running too fast." - Khalil Gibran
54:57
May 4, 2019
LOVING YOURSELF
Stepping into LOVING YOURSELF is actually much easier than you ever thought. It is a shift in perception. This episode of Therapy in a Nutshell will explore the differences between SELF-ESTEEM / SELF-CONFIDENCE and LOVING YOURSELF. Learn how you can have good self-esteem and self-confidence while still need to step into LOVING YOURSELF. 
54:58
April 27, 2019
STRESS - Identifying and managing it
Managing the stress in our lives seems to be a constant battle for everyone. In this episode, I will help you identify your stress and learn some coping tools to reduce it.
54:57
April 20, 2019
GUILT, SHAME and BLAME
The feelings of guilty, shame and blame can get in the way of your happiness. Learn how to recognize these powerful emotions and begin to move into a healthier, happier existence.
54:58
April 13, 2019
SURVIVING SUICIDE - The Journey Through Tragic Loss
Dr. Patty talks with special guest, Rhonda Nehr, whose son took his own life 22 years ago. They discuss the journey from horrid, tragic loss to finding joy again.
54:58
April 6, 2019
RIDING THE DRAGON - Facing Your Fears
Are you unhappy? Do you know what is in the way of your happiness? in this episode you will learn techniques to face your fears and RIDE YOUR DRAGON..
54:59
March 30, 2019
Healing Through Music
This episode explores the healing power of music, especially from profound grief. Carrie Newcomer, singer and songwriter, is my special guest whose 19 CD's have helped so many throughout the world.
54:58
March 23, 2019
Technology's effect on relationships
How does your cell phone and other technology affect your relationships? Are you addicted to your smart phone? This program will help you take a look at how you handled your usage.
54:58
March 16, 2019
CONFLICT RESOLUTION SKILLS
It's easy to be positive and loving. It is much harder to deal with negative and contentious conflict. This episode will give you some basic skills to deal with conflict in your life.
54:58
March 10, 2019
CAREGIVING
Dr. Patty, along with guests Connie Spooner and Lillian Deeble, discuss caregiving the terminally ill. All three women had husband's who suffered from Frontotemporal Degeneration and all three cared for their men for over ten years. Learn how you can survive caregiving or how you can help a caregiver you know.
54:58
March 2, 2019
TRUST
Developing healthy relationships is one of life's greatest challenges. The quality of your relationships can determine the level of fulfillment and happiness you experience in life. Trusting is a very important part of a healthy relationship. This episode will talk about how we learn to trust, how do we heal broken trust and how do we create a life of connection and intimacy.
54:58
February 23, 2019
ANXIETY
Let's talk about anxiety. What are some of the causes, what happens in your brain and what can you do to help yourself. learn some great coping skills.
47:50
February 16, 2019
Empty Hands
How do we let go of all the old pain, trauma and experiences that color how we deal with our current world? The things we hold onto, believing they make us feel safe, can actually increase our stress. This episode will help you define what you cling to, help you learn to let go, and deal with the things that come at you in your life. Learn to empty your hands.
54:58
February 9, 2019
Homelessness
This is Dr. Patty's first show. She tells a little bit about herself and then discussed the issue of homelessness. How do we keep our humanity and still want things to change in our communities?
54:57
January 29, 2019
Communication Basics
This episode will give you some great skills to improve all your relationships. Whether you are wanting to improve communications with your partner, kids, friends or coworkers, this podcast will help bring a better you to the table.
53:47
January 28, 2019
Standing in Your Truth
Do you have trouble stating exactly how you feel about something? This is especially difficult when you have negative or controversial thoughts and feelings. Do you get too aggressive? Do you often feel like a doormat and cannot stand up for yourself? This podcast will teach you an effective and positive way to express your true thoughts and feelings.
46:01
January 20, 2019
The Home Supervisor
Who is the "home supervisor" in your house? Does one person do a larger share of the  "gotta do's" that keep a home running smoothly? Do you fight with your partner about "helping more around the house?" This podcast will define the home supervisor role and give you concrete skills to talk about this with your partner and family.  There is also an exercise to help you make the division of labor much more fair.  
54:34
January 20, 2019
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