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Therapists Who Brunch

Therapists Who Brunch

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Dr. Carrie and Erica, LCSW bring you the Therapists Who Brunch podcast. We are on a mission to make mental health topics a normal part of everyday conversations, that you can chat about with your friends over brunch. On Mondays, Dr. Carrie and Erica will discuss different mental health topics from a real and down-to-earth perspective.
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Adult Friendships Are Hard AF
Adult friendships...they're important and also hard AF to make. How are you supposed to make friends once you're out of school, college, or if you're working remotely now? Dr. Carrie and Erica are sharing their tips for how to make friends in this episode as an adult. Just to give you a warning, this episode is also a bit of a ramble as we catch up on all of the exciting things we are up to. We will be back soon after this mid-season break! Join Dr. Carrie's free challenge for caregivers of kids with ADHD at www.iparentadhd.com Follow along & be the first to hear about Erica's resources and offerings at therapywithericaz.com Follow us on Instagram: @therapistswhobrunch Erica Zisman, LCSW: @therapywitherica Dr. Carrie: @the.parent.therapist Music: Lioness (Instrumental) by DayFox https://soundcloud.com/dayfox Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/lioness-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/ZATMh49j49M Disclaimer: This podcast episode is not a substitute for mental health treatment.
27:10
August 30, 2021
Unpacking Red Flags in Dating and Learning How to Avoid Them
In this episode Dr. Carrie and Erica are revealing the top red flags in dating. We even share our own person experiences with red flags and how to stay clear of them. Also, we talk about boundaries again because who has perfect boundaries?! Red flags certainly come fast and furious, but we often miss the sign and are blinded by potential or possibilities. You'll even learn what a "control twinge" is. So gear up and get ready for this episode! It is a wild one! Follow us on Instagram: @therapistswhobrunch Erica Zisman, LCSW: @therapywitherica Dr. Carrie: @the.parent.therapist Music: Lioness (Instrumental) by DayFox https://soundcloud.com/dayfox Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/lioness-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/ZATMh49j49M Disclaimer: This podcast episode is not a substitute for mental health treatment.
20:41
August 23, 2021
Are Friendship Breakups Really a Thing?! (Hint: YES!)
This week's episode is all about friendship! Dr. Carrie and Erica dive deep into the importance of friendships, friendship breakups, coping skills for getting over friendships, and so much more. Learn about our personal experiences going through friendship breakups, and how we would have handled ourselves differently now. We're normalizing all the feelings that friendships bring up and how it feels to maybe not have a best friend. You are not going to want to miss this vulnerable episode! Follow us on Instagram: @therapistswhobrunch Erica Zisman, LCSW: @therapywitherica Dr. Carrie: @the.parent.therapist Music: Lioness (Instrumental) by DayFox https://soundcloud.com/dayfox Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/lioness-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/ZATMh49j49M Disclaimer: This podcast episode is not a substitute for mental health treatment.
21:24
August 16, 2021
Rejection: It's Not You, It's Me. Is It Really Though?
Dr. Carrie and Erica are back with a new episode of Therapists Who Brunch! On this episode, we're talking about dealing with rejection from relationships, jobs, college, and more. People with anxiety may do things to avoid rejection while people with ADHD may be more sensitive to rejection. We talk about how to manage the negative feelings that come with rejection. We often end up personalizing rejection as a problem with us, when there are other ways of thinking about rejection. Tune in for the tips we offer on rejection! Follow us on Instagram: @therapistswhobrunch Erica Zisman, LCSW: @therapywitherica Dr. Carrie: @the.parent.therapist Music: Lioness (Instrumental) by DayFox https://soundcloud.com/dayfox Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/lioness-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/ZATMh49j49M Disclaimer: This podcast episode is not a substitute for mental health treatment.
23:49
August 9, 2021
Body Image, Social Media & Everything In-Between with Dr. Britt (Part 2)
Part 2 of our amazing conversation with Dr. Britt is here! On this episode we dive deeper into how social media literally effects our brains and our sense of self. We discuss the pros and cons of social media, as it relates to body image and of course, give tangible tips to making social media a happier place. Dr. Britt drops more tea on how to honor your body and reject diet culture. Somehow we even end up talking about dogs too?! On the second half of the episode, Dr. Carrie and Erica get vulnerable, sharing their own struggles with body image and more ways we can all learn together. Connect with Dr. Britt on Twitter. Follow us on Instagram: @therapistswhobrunch Erica Zisman, LCSW: @therapywitherica Dr. Carrie: @the.parent.therapist Instagram accounts we mention: @bodyposipanda @i_weigh @selflovesupply @myselflovessupply Music: Lioness (Instrumental) by DayFox https://soundcloud.com/dayfox Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/lioness-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/ZATMh49j49M Disclaimer: This podcast episode is not a substitute for mental health treatment.
27:06
August 2, 2021
When Friends and Family Talk About Your Weight with Dr. Britt Bohrer
This week's episode includes a special guest, Dr. Britt Bohrer, who is a postdoctoral fellowships who specializes in the assessment and treatment of eating disorders. We discuss the line between disordered eating and being health and how to respond to others who talk to you about your weight (friends, family, and doctors). Dr. Britt provides us with some great tips for navigating challenging conversations with others who bring up your weight. This epsido is great for anyone anting to learn more about their own body image or how to all to their friends about body image. Connect with Dr. Britt on Twitter. Follow us on Instagram: @therapistswhobrunch Erica Zisman, LCSW: @therapywitherica Dr. Carrie: @the.parent.therapist Instagram accounts we mention:  @bodyposipanda @i_weigh @selflovesupply @myselflovessupply Music: Lioness (Instrumental) by DayFox https://soundcloud.com/dayfox Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/lioness-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/ZATMh49j49M Disclaimer: This podcast episode is not a substitute for mental health treatment.
26:14
July 26, 2021
Everything You Need to Know About Getting Organized with Dr. Patrick LaCount
On this episode Erica and Dr. Carrie are joined by psychologist, Dr. Patrick LaCount. We discuss tangible ways to stay organize, set goals, and combat overwhelm. Dr. Patrick shares his expertise in working with teenagers and adults with ADHD and the executive functioning skills he teaches them. The three of us break-down easy ways to get better at time-management, organization, and planning. We even share some of our favorite tools to make getting organized easier. This episode is perfect for anyone who wants to brush up on their organization tips! If you are a parent of a child with ADHD, register for Dr. Carrie's free challenge, Stay Calm Stop Yelling in 5 days. This episode was sponsored by Owaves, an app that helps you plan and focus on your health and wellness goals. Download the Owaves app here. Connect with Dr. Patrick LaCount here: Instagram, Website, Youtube Follow Owavess on Instagram: @owaves.co Follow us on Instagram: @therapistswhobrunch Erica Zisman, LCSW: @therapywitherica Dr. Carrie: @the.parent.therapist Music: Lioness (Instrumental) by DayFox https://soundcloud.com/dayfox Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/lioness-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/ZATMh49j49M Disclaimer: This podcast episode is not a substitute for mental health treatment.
43:60
July 19, 2021
Busting Mental Health Myths on TikTok with Dr. Jess
In the third episode of season 2, Erica and Dr. Carrie are joined by a very special guest, Dr. Jess. Dr. Jess is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in working with depression, anxiety, chronic illness, LGBTQ+ health, and eating disorders. Dr. Jess uses her social media platforms as a way to educate, normalize, and break the stigma surrounding mental health. In this episode, Dr. Jess discusses the top 3 myths about mental health she sees on TikTok and what we can do to work against misinformation. Connect with Dr. Jess here: Website, TikTok, Instagram Content warning: In this episode, we will be discussing suicide.  National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255 Text HOME to 741741 If you are currently in crisis, call 911 or go to your local emergency room. Follow us on Instagram: @therapistswhobrunch Erica Zisman, LCSW: @therapywitherica Dr. Carrie: @the.parent.therapist Music: Lioness (Instrumental) by DayFox https://soundcloud.com/dayfox Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/lioness-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/ZATMh49j49M Disclaimer: This podcast episode is not a substitute for mental health treatment.
39:09
July 12, 2021
Spilling All The Secrets on Finding The Right Therapist For You
The second episode back and Dr. Carrie and Erica are spilling all the secrets on finding the right therapist. We answer all the questions ya'll have been asking us about how to start therapy, where to begin, what to look for, and some specific questions to ask. We also talk about how to overcome the fear of making the first step, share our own experiences as clients in therapy, and much more. Tune into the episode until the very in for a special hint on what you can expect from episode three too! Follow us on Instagram: @therapistswhobrunch Erica Zisman, LCSW: @therapywitherica Dr. Carrie: @the.parent.therapist Music: Lioness (Instrumental) by DayFox https://soundcloud.com/dayfox Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/lioness-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/ZATMh49j49M Disclaimer: This podcast episode is not a substitute for mental health treatment.
29:54
July 5, 2021
Therapists Are Humans And Deal With Mental Illness Too
Dr. Carrie & Erica, LCSW are back with the first episode of Season 2 with a very exciting announcement! In this episode, Dr. Carrie and Erica discuss if therapists are allowed to share their own mental health challenges, and what has happened when therapists do use self-disclosure in therapy. We also talk about some of the exciting topics we have coming up on Season 2! Tune in for the exciting news that we can't wait to share! Follow us on Instagram: @therapistswhobrunch Erica Zisman, LCSW: @therapywitherica Dr. Carrie: @the.parent.therapist Music: Lioness (Instrumental) by DayFox https://soundcloud.com/dayfox Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/lioness-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/ZATMh49j49M Disclaimer: This podcast episode is not a substitute for mental health treatment.
22:23
June 28, 2021
Maintaining Boundaries and Ending Season One
Dr. Carrie (@the.parent.therapist) and Erica Zisman, LCSW (@therapywitherica) are here with the final episode of the first season of Therapists Who Brunch! In this episode, we're discussing why maintaining boundaries is difficult and how to assert your boundaries. We also bring back our game of "What Would Your Therapist Do?" We hope you all enjoyed our first season and we are looking forward to being back for Season 2! Follow @therapistswhobrunch for updates on new episodes. Music: Lioness (Instrumental) by DayFox https://soundcloud.com/dayfox Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/lioness-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/ZATMh49j49M Disclaimer: This podcast episode is not a substitute for mental health treatment.
23:03
May 17, 2021
The Relationship Between Travel and Mental Health
Dr. Carrie (@the.parent.therapist) and Erica Zisman, LCSW (@therapywitherica) are back with another fun and information episode of Therapists Who Brunch! This episode is all about our mutual love for travel and the benefits travel has on mental health. You'll be surprised to learn how much travel has impacted both of us individually and of course how it relates on a wider scope for society AKA all of you. We also give you guys the scoop about what we are up to both personally and professionally and make sure to play another fun game that we know ya'll will love. Follow @therapistswhobrunch for updates on new episodes. Music: Lioness (Instrumental) by DayFox https://soundcloud.com/dayfox Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/lioness-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/ZATMh49j49M Disclaimer: This podcast episode is not a substitute for mental health treatment.
27:20
May 10, 2021
Dating in the Technological Age with Cassie Heiman, LMSW
Dr. Carrie (@the.parent.therapist) and Erica Zisman, LCSW (@therapywitherica) are back at it again with the tenth episode of the season! Today's episode features the hilarious and extremely intelligent, Cassie Heiman. Cassie is a social worker from New York and one of Erica's closest friends. The trio discuss all things dating in the modern age, from dating apps to more traditional dating and everything in between. As always, nothing is off limits. Cassie shares her first hand experience with dating, as well as, tips and wisdom she provides her clients with about relationships. Tune into the full episode, it's one of our personal favorites so far! Follow @therapistswhobrunch for updates on new episodes. Music: Lioness (Instrumental) by DayFox https://soundcloud.com/dayfox Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/lioness-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/ZATMh49j49M Disclaimer: This podcast episode is not a substitute for mental health treatment.
29:50
May 3, 2021
How to Be and Raise an Ally to Gender/Sexually Diverse Individuals
Dr. Carrie (@the.parent.therapist) and Erica Zisman, LCSW (@therapywitherica) are back again this week discussing being an ally to gender and sexually diverse individuals. We invited Christopher Owen, MS onto this episode to share his knowledge and advice on the topic. Christopher Owen is a doctoral candidate at West Virginia University and is passionate about providing care for children with neurodevelopmental disorders and gender-diverse youth. In this episode we discuss what it means to be an ally, steps to take to be an ally, and how you can parent a child that is supportive of gender-diverse youth. Follow @therapistswhobrunch for updates on new episodes. Connect with Chris on Instagram @the.asd.therapist Resources for Supporting Gender Diverse Youth: Gender Terminology Guide Supporting Trans and GNC Students APA Fact Sheet Music: Lioness (Instrumental) by DayFox https://soundcloud.com/dayfox Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/lioness-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/ZATMh49j49M Disclaimer: This podcast episode is not a substitute for mental health treatment.
30:13
April 26, 2021
The Connection Between Sports and Mental Health with Rachel Nelson, MSW
Dr. Carrie (@the.parent.therapist) and Erica Zisman, LCSW (@therapywitherica) are proud too introduce their first podcast guest, Rachel Nelson, MSW. We talk to Rachel about her journey to become a life coach and the connection between sports and mental health. This episode features tangible tips on how to help your child cope with anxiety related to sports and competition, as well as, how to navigate life as an athlete. Rachel shares first hand experience that we all will benefit from listening to. Make sure you listen until the end to hear what questions we are going to ask to every guest! Follow @therapistswhobrunch for updates on new episodes. Connect with Rachel on Instagram @raeeeoflight Book we mention: Forward: A Memoir by Abby Wambach Music: Lioness (Instrumental) by DayFox https://soundcloud.com/dayfox Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/lioness-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/ZATMh49j49M Disclaimer: This podcast episode is not a substitute for mental health treatment.
23:55
April 19, 2021
Adult ADHD and How it Affects Work and Relationships
Dr. Carrie (@the.parent.therapist) and Erica Zisman, LCSW (@therapywitherica) are back again talking about all things Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Dr. Carrie specializes in working with parents of kids with ADHD. If a child has ADHD, there is a 50% chance their parent will have it too. In this episode, we discuss just what exactly ADHD is, what it looks like in adults, and some strategies for helping adults with ADHD. Follow @therapistswhobrunch for updates on new episodes. Dr. Carrie's Parent Guide to ADHD: https://www.drcarriejackson.com/free-resources Music: Lioness (Instrumental) by DayFox https://soundcloud.com/dayfox Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/lioness-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/ZATMh49j49M Disclaimer: This podcast episode is not a substitute for mental health treatment.
18:41
April 12, 2021
The Truth About High Functioning Anxiety
Episode 6 is all about unpacking high-functioning anxiety. Dr. Carrie and Erica define the term, discuss how high-functioning anxiety can show up in children, teens, and adults, as well as, introduce coping skills that can be helpful. As always, we make sure to share our personal stories and dive deep into what life can be like for someone dealing with high-functioning anxiety. You don’t want to miss this episode! Instagram: @therapistswhobrunch Music: Lioness (Instrumental) by DayFox https://soundcloud.com/dayfox Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/lioness-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/ZATMh49j49M Disclaimer: This podcast episode is not a substitute for mental health treatment.
23:14
April 5, 2021
The Choice to be Childfree
More women are choosing to be childfree in the US than ever before. In this episode, Dr. Carrie and Erica discuss why some women are making this choice to be childfree, and how society's expectations of women impacts that decision. And if you aren't sure, we talk about how to handle family and friends asking about when you're going to get married and have kids.  Instagram: @therapistswhobrunch Music:  Lioness (Instrumental) by DayFox https://soundcloud.com/dayfox Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/lioness-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/ZATMh49j49M Disclaimer: This podcast episode is not a substitute for mental health treatment.
26:04
March 29, 2021
So What Do You Do About Your Attachment Style?
Erica and Dr. Carrie are back with Part 2 about Attachment styles! Before you listen to this episode, make sure you go back to Episode 3 to learn all about the different attachment styles. Now that you know your attachment style, we get into how it impacts your relationships and how to manage it. If you have an anxious, avoidant, or anxious-avoidant attachment style, we'll dive into strategies that can be helpful for when your attachment style is activated. Instagram: @therapistswhobrunch Book: Attached by Amir Levine Music:  Lioness (Instrumental) by DayFox https://soundcloud.com/dayfox Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/lioness-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/ZATMh49j49M Disclaimer: This podcast episode is not a substitute for mental health treatment.
27:05
March 22, 2021
All About Attachment Styles Part 1
We get into the nitty gritty and break down all things attachment styles. If you're curious why you worry so much about a relationship in your life or why you literally avoid dating, this episode is for you! Part one is all about gaining more knowledge into the crazy world of attachment and learning to identify your own own attachment style. Plus, find out exactly what attachment style Erica and Dr. Carrie each have. You'll probably be surprised!  Instagram: @therapistswhobrunch    Book we mention: Attached by Amir Levine Music:  Lioness (Instrumental) by DayFox https://soundcloud.com/dayfox   Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/lioness-instrumental   Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/ZATMh49j49M
24:28
March 15, 2021
The One Where We Talk Burn Out, The Pandemic, and Self-Care
Erica and Carrie are back at it again for episode 2! We unpack what 'burn out' really is, especially during the pandemic, where we were, when we found out the world was shutting down, and what self-care truly is. You may even find out that not all our coping skills are healthy! (Therapists are people too guys!) Tune in to hear the real deal, and don't forget your drink! Instagram: @therapistswhobrunch   Music:  Lioness (Instrumental) by DayFox https://soundcloud.com/dayfox   Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/lioness-instrumental   Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/ZATMh49j49M
31:09
March 8, 2021
Introducing Therapists Who Brunch
Therapists who Brunch is a podcast by Erica Zisman and Dr. Carrie Jackson, two therapists, normalizing talking about mental health issues in everyday life, like over brunch. This week, we introduce our listeners to who we are and why we started this podcast. So grab a mimosa or grab a coffee, and let's dig in. Instagram: @therapistswhobrunch Music:  Lioness (Instrumental) by DayFox https://soundcloud.com/dayfox Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/lioness-instrumental Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/ZATMh49j49M
17:47
February 27, 2021