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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 180: All About Sleep 2.0

Episode 180: All About Sleep 2.0

Hello, friends! There are several episodes of the podcast that I refer back to constantly. Episode 26, where I talk all about sleep is one of those. I talk about it in other podcast episodes, I talk about it with my patients, and I talk about it with people in my daily life. It turns out that at 180 episodes of the podcast so far, episode 26 is kind of hard to find. A lot of podcast players only keep the most recent 100 episodes. So, I’m re-doing it. This is not a re-release of that episode, but a re-recording of it with some new thoughts added in.


October 17, 2019 0

Massive Five Years Giveaway!!

As you probably know by now, we have been celebrating five years of Duff the Psych this month. So far we have given away over 1000 free books, dropped the price of the online course by $200, and did a fun celebratory live stream on Facebook.

Now, I’m excited to announce that we are doing a huge giveaway to say thank you for the support over these past few years! You guys are seriously the best. Here is what we will be giving away:


October 14, 2019 0

Episode 179: Talking Sex with Alison Leigh

Episode 179: Talking Sex with Alison Leigh

Hello, friends. In this episode, I chat with Dr. Alison Leigh Siegel, a licensed psychotherapist, human sexuality expert, and a sex and relationship advisor. A topic a lot of listeners have been asking for, we talk all about sex, intimacy and relationships, including some of the most common issues and how you can take steps to overcome them.


October 10, 2019 0

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