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Take Your Pills, Psychopath!
79 minutes | Feb 8, 2023
Ep. 50 You Can Be Both Authentic and Dishonest, How to Silence Your Inner Critic + More
JFOD and Julianna explore articles about how you can be authentic and dishonest at the same time, how to silence your inner critic if you have attachment issues, and how to not lose your mind while using social media. Support the show on Patreon: patreon.com/jfod. Join the newsletter: jfodnews.com. Follow John on socials: @jfodlovesyou. Follow Julianna on socials: @Julianna_Maher.
64 minutes | Jan 31, 2023
Ep. 49 How to Improve Your Self-Esteem, Social Media May Be Changing Our Brains + More
John F. O'Donnell and Julianna Maher delve into some great psychology articles and provide fun and (hopefully) insightful commentary. Topics covered include how to get a friend back after a fallout, how social media affects our brains, how to better remember to do thing, and how to cultivate self-esteem. Support us on Patreon: Patreon.com/JFOD. Join the newsletter: jfodnews.com. Follow John: @jfodlovesyou. Follow Julianna: @julianna_maher.
59 minutes | Jan 25, 2023
Ep. 48 The OCD + ADHD Writer's Assistant w/ Comedian Julianna Maher
JFOD interviews comedian and writer, Julianna Maher, who opens up about both her OCD and her ADHD. She also discussed what it's like to be a writer's assistant on a new Netflix show that is coming out. JFOD also discusses how he got let go from his weird copywriting job. Enjoy and please spread the word! Follow Julianna Maher: julianna_maher. Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/jfod. Join our newseltter: jfodnews.com. Follow us on Social: @jfodlovesyou.
70 minutes | Nov 3, 2022
Ep. 47 Worker-Cooperative Model for Providing Mental Health Care w/ Clinical Psychologist Billy Somerville
TYPP is thrilled to have Clinical Psychologist, Billy Somerville, on the show. Billy and John cover a lot in the episode. Among other things, they have a venting session about the current state of our mental health system. Billy also explains the non-hierarchical worker-cooperative made up of social workers, a psychologist, and an administrator that he helped pioneer. His group is one of the first in the country to have this type of worker-run business model in the mental health space. Mental health professionals all over the country are now trying to emulate it. This is fascinating talk. Please enjoy it and spread the word! Learn more about Billy Somerville and the Alliance Collective: alliancecollective.coop. Support John on Patreon: patreon.com/jfod. Watch John's stand up special: youtu.be/OKptLDt6xKo. Join John's newsletter: jfodnews.com.
60 minutes | Oct 25, 2022
Ep. 46 How to Turn the Tables on a Gaslighter
This episode of TYPP is all about gaslighting. We learn from the Happier Human site what gaslighting is, how to identify it, phrases gaslighters use, how to turn the tables on them, and much more. We also learn about medical gaslighting from the Psychology Today site. Support John on Patreon: Patreon.com/JFOD. Watch John's stand up special: youtu.be/OKptLDt6xKo.
70 minutes | Oct 6, 2022
Ep. 45 Providing Psych Evals and Prescribing Meds w/ Nurse Practitioner Hannah Rose
Psychiatric nurse practitioner, Hannah Rose, joins JFOD to discuss what the process is like to provide somebody with a psychiatric evaluation and what it's like to prescribe medication. They also discuss the state of mental health care in the America, the challenges of getting hospitalized when necessary, and so much more. This really is a great episode! Support John on Patreon: Patreon.com/JFOD. Watch John's stand up special: youtu.be/OKptLDt6xKo.
61 minutes | Sep 27, 2022
Ep. 44 Psychopath's Reptilian Brain Structure, How Not to Feel Overwhelmed, and AI Identifies Human Happiness Plus More [PATREON EPISODE UNLOCKED]
We learn about how a reptilian's brain structure is connected to a psychopath's personality disorder. We also find out about tools we can use to not get overwhelmed by our emotions, and how AI is being developed that can identify the shortest path to human happiness. That, plus more, on this unlocked patreon episode. Support John on Patreon: Patreon.com/JFOD. Watch John's stand up special: youtu.be/OKptLDt6xKo.
43 minutes | Sep 22, 2022
Ep. 43 List of Psychological Disorders Broken Into 15 Categories [PATREON EPISODE UNLOCKED]
In this Patreon unlocked episode, JFOD goes through a long list of psychological disorders. It's not a completely comprehensive list, but it's quite a large amount. In addition to the list, there is also information about what each psychological disorder entails. The disorders are broken into 15 categories that include Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Dissociative Disorders, Neurocognitive Disorders, Personality Disorders and many more. This patrons-only exclusive episode is a great primer. It was written by Kendra Cherry at VeryWellMind. Support John on Patreon: Patreon.com/JFOD. Watch John's stand up special: youtu.be/OKptLDt6xKo.
66 minutes | Sep 6, 2022
Ep. 42 Most Important Mental Health Skills + Sleep Science + More
It's another JFOD Solo Episode of TYPP! John covers the most important mental health skillset to have based on a massive study. He also discusses questions everybody should ask when deciding on a therapist, how stress affects sleep, the latest in sleep science, and more. Support John on Patreon: patreon.com/jfod. Watch John's stand up special: youtu.be/OKptLDt6xKo. Email John w/ topics to cover: email@example.com.
68 minutes | Aug 31, 2022
Ep. 41 A Psychiatric Study of Mass Shooters + You can be Denied Entry to the U.S. for Having Mental Illness
It's another JFOD solo episode! This week, John covers ways that gut health affect mental health, how people with mental illness may be not allowed to enter the U.S., a systematic psychiatric study of mass shooters plus more. Watch JFOD stand up comedy special: youtu.be/OKptLDt6xKo. Support JFOD on Patreon: patreon.com/JFOD.
63 minutes | Aug 23, 2022
Ep. 40 Exploring an Adult ADHD Diagnosis w/ Blaire Postman
Comedian Blaire Postman opens up about her adult diagnosis of ADHD. After years of not being diagnosed and then years of ignoring the diagnosis, she has finally embraced it, and is now doing a solo show about it all. It's called "Lady ADHD," and it's hilarious and insightful. Go see "Lady ADHD": adhdcomedy.com. Watch John's stand up special: youtu.be/OKptLDt6xKo.
70 minutes | Aug 17, 2022
Ep. 39 How to Avoid Trauma Dumping and Toxic Positivity Plus More
In this episode of TYPP, JFOD rolls solo. He talks about trauma dumping and toxic positivity, as well as the dark triad personality traits plus more. Watch JFOD's stand up special: youtu.be/OKptLDt6xKo. Support JFOD on Patreon: patreon.com/jfod. Follow JFOD on IG: @TheRealJFOD.
74 minutes | Aug 9, 2022
Ep. 38 How to Defeat Loneliness and Depression on the Road w/ Shane Torres
In this episode of TYPP, comedian, Shane Torres, opens up about the loneliness of being on the road over 200 days of the year. We discuss how he tries to defeat his loneliness and depression. We also joke around a whole lot. Follow Shane on social media: @ShaneTorres. Watch JFOD's stand up special: youtu.be/OKptLDt6xKo.
74 minutes | Aug 2, 2022
Ep. 37 How to Control Unwanted Thoughts, What is Evolutionary Psychology Plus More
In this episode of TYPP, John rolls solo again. He discusses pieces about Bipolar depression, the best ways to control unwanted thoughts, the theoretical field of evolutionary psychology, new research uncovering why people see the world so differently plus more. Support John on Patreon: Patreon.com/JFOD. Join John's newsletter: jfodnews.com.
61 minutes | Jul 26, 2022
Ep. 36 Serotonin Doesn't Cause Depression, 10 Personality Disorder Symptoms Plus More
In this JFOD Solo episode of TYPP, we delve into how scientists are now saying that serotonin is not a major factor in depression, if one at all. This is a MAJOR reversal of the thinking about the cause of clinical depression. We also discuss 10 personality disorder symptoms, why social media makes people unhappy, how most people actually don't want unlimited wealth plus more. Support John on Patreon: Patreon.com/JFOD. Join John's newslettter: jfodnews.com. Watch John's stand up special: 800pgr.lnk.to/ChocolateFountainWE.
59 minutes | Jul 20, 2022
Ep. 35 Dissatisfaction in Life is Hardwired, Lower Your Risk of Dementia Plus More
In this JFOD Solo episode of TYPP, John delves into a number of interesting pieces about psychology and psychiatry. We learn about how dissatisfaction in life is hardwired into our evolutionary makeup. We also learn about habits that can decrease our risk of dementia, the psychology behind expressive arts therapy, and anti-social personality disorder plus more. Support John on Patreon: patreon.com/jfod. Join John's Newsletter: jfodnews.com.
60 minutes | Jul 12, 2022
Ep. 34 Rejecting an Autism Diagnosis w/ Anders Lee
This week's guest is comedian and podcaster, Anders Lee. Anders opens up about his childhood diagnosis of autism. He then explains his adulthood rejection of that label. Anders and John also discuss the super creepy eugenic underpinnings of historical mental illness diagnoses. Follow Anders Lee on IG: @derslee1. Listen to Anders podcast: Pod Damn America. Support John on Patreon: patreon.com/jfod. Join John's newsletter: jfodnews.com.
120 minutes | Jul 6, 2022
Ep. 33 NYC Psychiatric ER Nurse Calls Out Psychiatrists w/ Syd Casey
NYC psychiatric emergency room nurse, Syd Casey, explains how intense it was to work at the psych ER. She also levels an insightful critique of the role that psychiatrists play and psychiatry in general. This episode is very eye-opening and we find out that sometimes there just aren't perfect answers and solutions to such difficult situations. Support John on Patreon: Patreon.com/JFOD. Join John's newsletter: jfodnews.com.
90 minutes | Jun 28, 2022
Ep. 32 Unstable Sense of Self and Having a Narcissist Father w/ Andrea Allan
Comedian and podcaster, Andrea Allan, opens up about her severe abandonment issues, her unstable sense of self, and her narcissist father. She also explains Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy. There's lots of vulnerability and laughs in this great episode. Follow Andrea Allan on IG: @andreacomedy69. Listen to Andrea's podcast: Hot Mess Comedy Hour. Join John's patreon: patreon.com/JFOD. Join John's newsletter: jfodnews.com.
65 minutes | Jun 21, 2022
Ep. 31 PTSD and Surviving Rape Trauma w/ Kelly Bachman
Comedian Kelly Bachman opens up about her PTSD and being a survivor of rape trauma. Kelly has a comedy show with fellow comedian Dylan Adler entitled, "Rape Victims are Horny Too," that is being recorded as a special to be released by Comedy Dynamics. Follow Kelly on Twitter: @BellyKachman. Follow Kelly on IG: @KellyBachman. Support John on Patreon: patreon.com/jfod. Join John's newsletter: jfodnews.com.
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