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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 15: Binge Eating, Panic Attacks, and Firing Therapy Clients

Welcome to another question and answer episode. Some really fantastic questions this time around. Thank you so much for sending them in. I also give a little update about my next audiobook! Here’s what is covered in this episode:

-How to deal with binge eating as a man

-How to reduce panic attacks

-How to “fire” a therapy client

As always, you can reach me on twitter at http://twitter.com/duffthepsych or email me at duffthepsych@gmail.com

June 22, 2016 0

Episode 14: Andrea on Overcoming Self-Harm

This week is another fantastic interview. I got the chance to sit and talk with a friend of mine, Andrea Gustafson, about her experiences with self-harm. More specifically, we talk about non-suicidal cutting, which means slicing yourself with a razor while NOT intending to kill yourself. It was super brave of Andrea to put herself out there and be honest in this episode, so please consider dropping her a line over on twitter at http://twitter.com/ajgus83 to say thank you!

Next week will be another Q & A episode, so as always send your questions to me on twitterhttp://twitter.com/duffthepsych or through email duffthepsych@gmail.com

June 15, 2016 1

Episode 13: Daughter with Anxiety, Sex Addiction, and Therapy Terminology

First off – super sorry about the technical glitches this past week. Had to switch to a new webhost because my old one (rhymes with shmost shmator) was being incredibly unhelpful in getting my site back up. That said, we should be in the clear now!

This is a Q&A episode. You all send in some fantastic questions this week and I am super excited to share them. Here’s what I cover in this episode:

-How can I help my daughter who seems to have anxiety like mine?

-Do I have sexual addiction or is my conservative background blowing things out of proportion?

-How do you deal with differing terminology in therapy?

As always, you can reach my on twitter at http://twitter.com/duffthepsych or through email atduffthepsych@gmail.com

June 8, 2016 0

Episode 12: Angel Giuffria – Amputee, Actress, Bionic Badass

This week I interview the lovely, talented, and down to earth Angel Giuffria. Angel is a congenital amputee who is missing a large portion of her left arm. She has used prosthetics all throughout her life and currently uses a bionic arm, which allows her to grip and rotate her hand. We cover all sorts of interesting topics, so please enjoy our wide-ranging interview.

Currently Angel is keeping quite busy by working as an actress, informing the masses through public speaking, and grinding out the rest of her graduate school program. Find more of Angel on twitter at https://twitter.com/aannggeellll or on her imdb page at http://www.imdb.com/name/nm6262260/?ref_=nmmd_md_nm

June 1, 2016 0

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