Month: September 2018

Bert and Ernie in Crisis

#158: This week we discuss the new DC Comics event Heroes in Crisis and the comments by writer Mark Saltzman about how he wrote the characters of Bert and Ernie when he worked on Sesame Street. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. Notes: Heroes in Crisis – http://bit.ly/2P5vB1O Are Bert & Ernie a […]

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Finding a “Good” Therapist

#157: Finding a good therapist is hard but a recent episode of Netflix’s Atypical nailed the experience. We talk about what a “good” therapist is, how to find one, our own experiences, and other media examples of therapy. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. Notes: Atypical on Netflix – http://bit.ly/2zpzBEJ Extra Life: Team Rare […]

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Hero-Induced Trauma

#156: Superheroes are often portrayed as being so powerful that they can knock a villain unconscious with a few punches. But should they? What effects does beating up and hurting bad guys have on them? And how does the brutality carried out by our favorite heroes compare to the brutality we see from our real-life heroes […]

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Back to School

#155: This episode was inspired by a listener who asked for back to school tips. We share some tips and stories about our school experiences as both students and teachers. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. Notes: Extra Life: Team Rare Candy – geektherapy.com/extralife 00:00:00 – Intro / Community Catch-Up 00:02:34 – […]

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eSports Matter

#154: In light of the tragic shooting at a gaming tournament in Jacksonville, we celebrate eSports and how important video game competitions and events are to the gaming community. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. Notes: Three dead, including suspect, in shooting at Madden tournament in Florida (Polygon) – http://bit.ly/2wD7wYS Anxiety Gaming – […]

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