Created with Sketch.
38 minutes | Jan 24, 2022
Therapy Geeks 22- Discrimination and Injustice
Luke and Louise attempt to tackle another big topic. On the way we coverMolly Mae,What can be done with 7 Billion Beyonces?Louise's life after her neurodivergent diagnosis.
16 minutes | Dec 5, 2021
Minisode- Dream Team 2
New minisode released! in this mini episode, Luke and Louise try to interpret a dream Luke had involving anger and grief. Have you got a dream you would like us to interpret? Maybe you'd like to come on the podcast to talk about it! Let us know! Therapy Geeks is a podcast by Northern Ireland-based counsellor/comedians Luke McGibbon and Louise Taylor. it is available on youtube, spotify, google podcasts, stitcher, iheartradio, podcast addict, podchaser, deezer, listen notes, and podcast index.
54 minutes | Nov 14, 2021
Therapy Geeks 21: Suicide
CW: SuicideA more somber episode for a more serious topic.Luke and Louise tackle one of the most important topics in mental health: Suicide. We try and thread the needle of being respectful while still keeping the light heart that people enjoy about therapy geeks.Who does it effect?What are signs of risk?What can we do as individuals and as a society?What is with Luke's obsession with Scatman John?Therapy Geeks is a podcast by Northern Ireland-based counsellor/comedians Luke McGibbon and Louise Taylor.https://www.facebook.com/Therapy-Geeks-371571549937186https://www.buzzsprout.com/1207898/Theme music is "dream about changing"; by Sally Seltmann.
34 minutes | Sep 23, 2021
Therapy Geeks 20- interview with Kittykat
With Omagh Pride is just around the corner, Luke and Louise interview Kittykat AKA Daz Catterson on-His role in mid-ulster pride,the protest that accompanies pride parades each year,being LGBT in mid ulster,Donald Winnicott and pride's role in challenging a false self,homphobia,biblically accurate angels, and a pansexual god.Hope you enjoy it!
47 minutes | Sep 13, 2021
Therapy Geeks 19: Gender, sexuality and pride
In this episode, we discuss gender, sexuality and pride.We have an interview with pillow, a young nonbinary lesbian, about her experience.Louise talks about her experience organizing mid-ulster pride, as depicted in the BBC documentary "pride of place"We discuss conversion therapy, the great shame of the therapeutic profession,and Freud and Adler's positions on sexuality, and how they may have evolved to a surprising place by the end of their careers.
19 minutes | Aug 10, 2021
Minisode- Dream Team 1
In this mini episode, Luke and Louise try to interpret each others' dreams.a friendly man offers help to Louise.Luke ponders upon the horrible things he could do to people he loves.CW: brief mention of sexual assault
46 minutes | Jul 23, 2021
Therapy Geeks 18: Emotions
In this episode- Emotions!Why do so many mean people on facebook have their dog as a profile picture?Why not call Sammy Wilson MP a big slice of ham?An alternative 12th of July is discussed,How do you communicate a fear of spiders and what does that say about you?The intense emotions of the Euros,and Louise sings the sash (why not?)Therapy Geeks is a podcast by Northern Ireland-based counsellor/comedians Luke McGibbon and Louise Taylor.https://www.facebook.com/Therapy-Geeks-371571549937186https://www.buzzsprout.com/1207898/Theme music is "dream about changing"; by Sally Seltmann.
49 minutes | May 7, 2021
Therapy Geeks 17: Dishonesty
DISHONESTY.Who do we lie to? Why?When do we lie to ourselves?Some thoughts on trigger warnings and exposure therapy.When should you jump in front of someone in the supermarket dressed as a clown?Therapy Geeks is a podcast by Northern Ireland-based counsellor/comedians Luke McGibbon and Louise Taylor.https://www.facebook.com/Therapy-Geeks-371571549937186https://www.buzzsprout.com/1207898/Theme music is "dream about changing"; by Sally Seltmann.
51 minutes | Mar 25, 2021
Therapy Geeks 16: Stress (sort of)
In this episode Luke and Louise try to talk about stress, and find it's actually quite hard to talk about stress without getting political.Can a therapist get political? Is that a good idea? A controversial facebook post in a large counselling group is discussed.Is resilience a controversial word?What does the mental health sector rely too much on?who is handing you shit on a plate and telling you it's chicken?All of this and more.
40 minutes | Mar 1, 2021
Therapy Geeks 15: Boundaries and Self-worth
What are we really saying when we describe ourselves as "weird" to our peers?What keeps you from just shitting yourself?What's with Newry people and coleslaw?What can be learned from love is blind and trash TV?In this episode Luke and Louise discuss boundaries and self-worth.
50 minutes | Jan 11, 2021
Therapy geeks 14: Grief II and things we can't control
In this episode-More on grief! Louise and Luke talk about the things we can't control- in the therapy room and out of it. Louise talks about her recent Asperger's diagnosis.
64 minutes | Aug 16, 2020
Therapy Geeks 13: Different Routes, same Journey
This week we're talking about different ways of connecting. The pandemic has changed the way mental health practitioners reach people, but also the ways that others connect. We explore that.Intro/outro by Bensounds
62 minutes | Jul 11, 2020
Therapy Geeks 12: Grief
In this episode-Some cats fall down some stairsGrief is discussed. What are some of the common ways of thinking of grief?What is the importance of rituals?Why has a funeral in Northern Ireland recently been so controversial?We stumble our way through interpreting a dream.
57 minutes | Jul 8, 2020
Therapy Geeks 10: Pandemic
What are the implications of the pandemic? The geeks take to Zoom to discuss. First published 31st March 2020
54 minutes | Jul 8, 2020
Therapy Geeks 11: Structure
In this new corona-world, what happens when the structures of our life change? What do we need?What does structure provide for us? Is it good? Bad? First published 20 April 2020
71 minutes | Jul 8, 2020
Therapy Geeks 9: Trauma and Recovery
In this episode, trauma and recovery are discussed- as always, with a lighthearted tone. First published 28 April 2019
63 minutes | Jul 8, 2020
Therapy Geeks 8: Mistakes
Have you made a mistake, therapeutic or otherwise? Has someone you've known or loved made a mistake? We talk about mistakes in this episode. Are mistakes an opportunity for growth?Dogs and cats invade the geek studio.We talk about controversial things that we know very little about.Dick pics and flashers are discussed.Luke roleplays a snotty 15 year old version of himself and gets briefly therapised by Louise. First published 3 Feb 2019
73 minutes | Jul 8, 2020
Therapy Geeks 7: Find out what it means to me
This episode is about Respect. First published 11 November 2018
60 minutes | Jul 8, 2020
Therapy Geeks 6: Happiness
In this episode, happiness is discussed.What is the science of happiness? What are the characteristics of a happy life?How can this be applied?First published 8 September 2018
73 minutes | Jul 8, 2020
Therapy Geeks 5: Diagnosis
Luke and Louise attempt to interpret a dream from a viewer, and discuss-Postnatal depression and traumatic birth experiences -Anxiety dreams-Learning disability tests-is diagnosis helpful?-The perfect thing to say in a team meetingFirst published on 24 June 2018
Terms of Service
Do Not Sell My Personal Information
© Stitcher 2022