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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 185: All About Impostor Syndrome

Episode 185: All About Impostor Syndrome

Hello, friends! Today we are tackling a single subject. Something that has been requested numerous times by you guys. That subject is impostor syndrome. In this episode, I will talk about what it is, why we tend to have it, and hopefully give you some tips that can make it impact you less. It’s been a stressful week, so before we dive in I invite you to take a few breaths with me to help center ourselves.


November 21, 2019 0

Five Ways You Can Support Someone with Anxiety

Five Ways You Can Support Someone with Anxiety

Having anxiety is tough. It’s also hard to be on the sidelines when you care about someone with anxiety. The tricky thing is that often, strong anxiety actually makes it difficult for the anxious person to even know what they need from you. Anxiety can make you jump to conclusions and act in ways that you don’t want to act. So, it means the world to people that have anxiety when there are people in their life that are willing to make an effort and be a great support. In this post, I’m going to break down five great ways that you can be a great support to the people in your life that have anxiety.


November 17, 2019 0

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