Presented by Pete Roussos, a Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Sex Therapist with over 26 years of clinical experience and author of the book "The Journal of Uproarious Growth Vol I," the JUG podcast combines honest memoir with practical psycho-educational information, clinical content, and humorous essays - all in a format that is relatable, useful, and fun. This podcast will help you grow, and will make you laugh while doing it!
In this serious content episode of the Journal of Uproarious Growth podcast, Pete talks about mature Intimacy, the management of hurt feelings and emotional discomfort, and how this extraordinary time of Covid-19 is an opportunity for personal growth and relational improvement.
In another simultaneous video and podcast release from The Journal of Uproarious Growth, Pete performs his second Quarantotica™ comedy podcast about eroticism and erotic expression during this time of Covid-19 social restrictions.
A serious content episode of the "Journal of Uproarious Growth" (JOUG) podcast in which Pete Roussos, M.A., MFT, CST talks about the aspects of pre Covid-19 life that he is missing and some lessons and intentions that he wants to develop and integrate more fully into his life going forward .
This is a serious content episode about the experience of conflicting emotions during this time of the Covid-19 pandemic crisis and the importance of thinking about and exploring them so that we can make the most of the opportunities for growth before us.
In this comedy episode of “The Journal of Uproarious Growth” podcast, which was simultaneously recorded as a video as well, Pete services his listening audience by dealing with the impact of necessary social restrictions on eroticism and erotic expression.
In my psychotherapy practice, I specialize in working with couples and families. I am very concerned about relationships that were in distress before this crisis and are now under increased stress as a result of this crisis. This podcast episode is intended to encourage people to take responsibility for “relational stewardship” during this time of crisis and to work towards positive change and growth. This crisis was thrust upon us - we did not have a choice in that, and this crisis will end on its own timeline - we won’t get to choose that either, but we do get to choose how we face this crisis, and how we behave in our relationships during it. This podcast is meant to encourage people to marshal the courage, from within themselves, to behave, from what is best in them, to do what they can reasonably do to create positive change.
This episode of "The Journal of Uproarious Growth" (TJUG) podcast tells the story of how Pete decided to lend his platform, and his voice, to the fight to end discrimination against Tuvan Throat Singing in the world of rock and roll music. This episode is humorous content.
This episode is about grief - a discussion that is especially relevant at this time in our lives. We are all grieving and in this episode Pete talks about the complexities of grief and how to grieve in a healthy way.