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Shrink2Shrink's podcast

Like Siskel and Ebert with a psych twist.  Each month, 2 therapists use a movie (clips included) to explore the human condition. Using the movie characters and the content, two therapists discuss relationships, mental health and share insights that we can all use in our own lives and we learn from the movies!

Dec 10, 2017

Pulling the psychology from this classic Christmas Film.

In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift, with analysis by Dr. Colleen Mullen and Courtney Calkins. 



Nov 4, 2017

Infidelity, Dating and blending families in a crisis situation are some of the topics explored through the use of the movie Big Sick (2017) by Dr. Colleen Mullen and Courtney Calkins.


Big Sick 

Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but...

Oct 25, 2017

Thanks to my mom Nancy Calkins. LMFT for everything AND for being my special guest on this episode of the show



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Dr. Colleen Mullen


Oct 6, 2017

Have you wondered if people really do have multiple personalities?  Is it possible that they can change their biology as their personality splits off?  That's the big question in the M Knight Shyamalan suspenseful and creepy  movie, Split.  Listen in as therapists Dr Colleen Mullen and Courtney Calkins dissect this film...

Sep 7, 2017

First dates, Sex frequency, Successful Relationship factors, Who dates and who mates, on-line vs. blind stats. In the (currently on Netflix) movie Man Up - we laugh and discuss the psychology of this fun romcom movie. 

IMDB Man Up:

A single woman takes the place of a stranger's blind...