Category: Depression

39: Surviving Mom Guilt with Natalie Silva, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

  Don’t miss out on this episode as Natalie Silva, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist breaks the myths surrounding Mom Guilt, shares her expertise on how to manage mom (and parent) guilt, and “normalizes…

The Unintended Social and Psychological Impacts of Social Media

  After watching The Social Dilemma, a documentary film released on Netflix in September 2020, the Therapists Uncut team found themselves in deep conversation about the intended and unintended impact of social media. In this episode, the…

Top 10 Ways Our Thoughts Screw With Us

  Top 10 Ways Our Thoughts Screw With Us Episode Show Notes In the therapy world, you’ll often hear about the “ancient brain”. It’s the idea that there’s a part of your brain hardwired to identify threats (or perceived threats) in your…

Tackling Insomnia

  Tackling Insomnia Brief Summary You have a bedtime routine, take your supplements,  use meditation apps, but you still can’t sleep! Tackling in insomnia can be a beast and even when you feel like you’re doing everything that can…

How Sleeping and Eating Can Impact Your Mental Health

  How Sleeping and Eating Can Impact Your Mental Health   In this episode we talk about:   Sleep and eating habits are fundamental components to maintaining our overall physical and mental health. Yet, when life gets busy it’s easy to…

When “Suicide Prevention” Hurts More Than It Helps

For someone who is a survivor of a friend or family member who suicided, the words “Suicide Prevention” and “Know the Signs” don’t always bring feelings of hope or comfort. Rather, they often result in a feeling of guilt, sadness,…

PTSD IS Not Life Ending, But It Is Life Altering – An In-Depth Discussion on PTSD, Depression, And Suicide

The group goes deep into signs of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), depression, and suicide as they reflect on the most recent interview with Officer Shaw on his personal experience with PTSD and first responder mental health. When we experience…

Officer Michael Shaw Shares His Personal Story On Suicide and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Part 2 of 2

Officer Michael Shaw experienced Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as a result of losing his best friend and fellow law enforcement officer to suicide. In part 2 of this interview, Officer Shaw discusses the importance of seeking support despite…

Officer Michael Shaw Shares His Personal Story on Suicide and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Part 1 of 2

Michael Shaw shares his personal story of how the loss of his best friend to suicide had a long lasting impact on his personal and professional life. Matt was not only Officer Shaw’s best friend and roommate, but also a Deputy Sheriff. In this…

Recognizing Trauma In Day to Day Experiences

A trauma response can result from exposure to any scary or distressing situation. It can show up in the form of high reactivity, bad dreams, upsetting thoughts or memories, difficulty concentrating, or difficulty sleeping. Now, while the word…