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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!

Apr 21, 2020

This episode features an analysis of the mental heath portrayal depicted the 2019 film Joker.

 

What can we learn from this movie?  

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Dr. Colleen Mullen

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Courtney Calkins - QuadFather

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Dec 24, 2019

Two Marriage and Family Therapists discuss a multitude of topics brought to light through the 2019 Netflix original movie.

Marriage Story, Noah Baumbach's incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together.

 

On Netflix:


Sep 22, 2019

Modern dating is enhanced by dating apps.  Dr. Colleen Mullen and Courtney Calkins, use their therapy experience to look at the qualities of successful and doomed relationships.  The Black Mirror episode "Hang the DJ" provides the topics for the relationships discussions on this episode.

 

On Netflix:

"Hang the DJ" 


May 30, 2019

Starring Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston with Nicole Kidman

Themes from this movie which we discuss in this episode:

Grief/Loss

Depression

Anger

Acceptance

Philip is a disabled billionaire, who feels that life is not worth living. To help him in his day to day routine, he hires Del, a parolee, trying to reconnect with his...


Mar 31, 2019

Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne are the parents we all want in the movie Instant Family. The entire cast with Tom Segura and Tig Notaro and Octavia Spencer and the rest of the cast cast bring humanity to the true story of Sean Anders journey from fostering to adoption.   This couple, wants kids and they decide to adopt...