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I’m Dr. Duff

I’m Robert, a licensed clinical psychologist based in Southern California, and author of the bestselling Hardcore Self Help book series. I also host a weekly podcast where I address reader questions and interview others in the mental health field.

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Episode 158: Improving Self-Concept, Going Back to Work, Abandoned by Therapist

Episode 158: Improving Self-Concept, Going Back to Work, Abandoned by Therapist

Hello, friends!

We have a nice question and answer session for you today. Please be forewarned that one of the questions mentions the topic of suicide, so if you are particularly vulnerable to that topic, feel free to skip question #2.

Before we get into the questions, just a quick update on my dementia book “Does My Mom Have Dementia?” – it’s nearing completion and we’re hoping to get it out there in the next couple of months or so! Keep tuned to my social media or make sure you’ve signed up for the newsletter to stay updated!

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May 16, 2019 0

Episode 157: Unfu*k Yourself with Gary Bishop

Episode 157: Unfu*k Yourself with Gary Bishop

Hello, friends!

This episode features an interview with the author Gary John Bishop. He wrote the best seller Unfu*k Yourself and juuuust released a new book called Stop Doing That Sh*t.

We had a great conversation about what people can do to start moving forward with their lives and we even dive into the personal story behind why Gary started making this type of content.

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May 9, 2019 0

Episode 155: Jonah on Electroconvulsive Therapy for Depression

Episode 155: Jonah on Electroconvulsive Therapy for Depression

This is a super interesting interview with Jonah, who was kind enough to get very personal in discussing his experiences with Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT). ECT is a safe, but sensationalized, treatment for depression that does not respond to typical treatments such as medication and therapy.

Jonah is also a transgender man who happens to be in a committed polyamorous relationship with two other men. All of these aspects are intertwined in Jonah’s story.

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April 25, 2019 0

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