#13: Guest: Dr. Patrick O’Connor. Josué and Dr. O’Connor discuss two of their favorite comic book series: Irredeemable and Incorruptible, written by Mark Waid. They discuss some key story elements (spoilers) and some of the themes that make the books stand out among superhero comics. They also discuss why they think these two series are […]
#12: Guest: Steve Kuniak, a Licensed Professional Counselor and Ph.D. candidate who performed his dissertation research at PAX East. Josué and Steve discuss going to PAX East and the adventure that is getting your Ph.D. research done. Steve shares some great stories about this experience and goes into the details of his research on gamer […]
#11: Guest: Andy Corrigan, Editor and Owner of This Is My Joystick (TIMJ). Josué and Andy discuss some of Andy’s articles which cover depression and relationships from a very personal perspective and show how video games can help us not only cope but also help us get better and build relationships. We talk Ni No Kuni, […]
#10: Guest: Dr. Frank Gaskill, psychologist, co-sounder of Southeast Psych, and author of Max Gamer, a comic book starring an Aspie superhero. Josué and Dr. Gaskill talk about the story of Max Gamer and why it’s a great comic book for anyone who is an Aspie or needs a reminder that there is a superhero […]
#9: Guest: Richard, a suicide survivor and comic book geek. Josué and Richard discuss how comic books saved his life and continue to help him today. Richard shares his experience and offers some of the characters and books that helped him the most as well as some insights for parents and kids who might relate to […]
#8: Guest: Dan Cohen, founding Executive Director of Music & Memory. Josué and Dan discuss how Music & Memory, a non-profit organization that brings personalized music into the lives of the elderly or infirm through digital music technology, is vastly improving quality of life for many.
#7: John Solomon, Superbetter Labs CEO. Josué and John talk about Superbetter, a health game/tool from the minds of Jane McGonigal and the team at Superbetter Labs. Learn more about what Superbetter is and how it’s helping people not only feel better but actually get better.
#6: Guest: Dr. Patrick O’Connor. Josué and Dr. O’Connor use the Comispedia model to talk about 10 comics from the Big Two (Marvel and DC) and how they can be used in therapy. We talk Batman and Robin, Batgirl, X-Men, Runaways, Spider-Mans (plural), Lanterns, and a lovable Bizarro Superman.
#4: Geek Therapy Podcast welcomes Mike Langlois, a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) and gamer-affirming therapist. Josué and Mike discuss what it means to be gamer-affirmative and provide suggestions for clinicians interested in learning more about gaming culture.