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This is a podcast dedicated to answering your questions about mental health, anxiety, depression, relationships, sex, and life WITHOUT psychobabble BS. I am Dr. Robert Duff, a psychologist from Southern California, but I'm also a regular dude who legitimately wants to help out. I wrote the best selling books Hardcore Self Help: F**k Depression and Hardcore Self Help: F**K Anxiety. Those are available at http://hardcoreselfhelp.com

The Hardcore Self Help Podcast with Duff the Psych Robert Duff, Ph.D.

    • Mental Health
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

This is a podcast dedicated to answering your questions about mental health, anxiety, depression, relationships, sex, and life WITHOUT psychobabble BS. I am Dr. Robert Duff, a psychologist from Southern California, but I'm also a regular dude who legitimately wants to help out. I wrote the best selling books Hardcore Self Help: F**k Depression and Hardcore Self Help: F**K Anxiety. Those are available at http://hardcoreselfhelp.com

    Episode 234: Getting Through a Breakup

    Episode 234: Getting Through a Breakup

    Hello, friends! Happy New Year - welcome to the first episode of 2021! This is an episode inspired by a single question relating to breakups! Talking from recent experience, I offer my best advice to help get you through and process the emotional turmoil that can come with a breakup.
    If you'd like to suggest a question or topic, shoot me an email to duffthepsych@gmail.com
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    • 35 min
    Episode 233: Rapid Fire Part 2 - Pandemic Alcoholism, All or Nothing Thinking, Bad Pharmacies, and More

    Episode 233: Rapid Fire Part 2 - Pandemic Alcoholism, All or Nothing Thinking, Bad Pharmacies, and More

    Hello, friends! Today I am doing a continuation of the last episode. I'm not at the part today, but I am at home cracking away at the Facebook questions in rapid fire fashion. Hope you enjoy! Here are the questions that I answer:
    How do I find a middle ground between 100% positive and 100% negative? What's the plan for getting back to normal alcohol consumption after higher use during the pandemic? How do you get professional help when you're too depressed to ask for help? What should I do about inappropriate pharmacy staff? As always you can send me your questions to duffthepsych@gmail.com and be sure to check out the online course if you haven't at kickanxietycourse.com
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    • 46 min
    Episode 232: Rapid Fire Q&A - Sleep Apnea, Dating After Abuse, and More

    Episode 232: Rapid Fire Q&A - Sleep Apnea, Dating After Abuse, and More

    Hello, everyone! Today's episode is a less prepared version of Q&A than I usually do. The house was a little chaotic, so I took a microphone and recorder to a local park, had a seat, and spontaneously answered some of your questions. All of the questions from today's episode come from the private Hardcore Self Help Facebook group.
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    • 49 min
    Episode 231: A guided meditation to get you through 2020

    Episode 231: A guided meditation to get you through 2020

    Hello, friends. In this episode, I walk you through a calming meditation to help you get through the rest of the year. It has been designed to help you reconnect to the things that keep you going! We are going to discover the positive flip side to our frustrations and use that as a focal point to rediscover our motivation.
    There will be ad breaks in the main episode, but the full uninterrupted version is available for free here on the website at duffthepsych.com/episode231
     
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    • 30 min
    Episode 230: Distancing Yourself from Family & Grieving for a Much Loved Pet

    Episode 230: Distancing Yourself from Family & Grieving for a Much Loved Pet

    Hello, friends! This is a Q&A episode with two super important and interesting listener questions relating to coping with grief after losing a much-loved support dog, and being able to successfully distance yourself emotionally from family.
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    • 31 min
    Episode 229: Never Setting Boundaries & How Much Better is Enough?

    Episode 229: Never Setting Boundaries & How Much Better is Enough?

    Hello, friends. This is a super interesting Q&A which answers two important listener questions. The first relates to never setting personal boundaries, putting everyone first before yourself, and the second tackles the difficult question, how much better is enough?
    As always you can send me your questions or topic suggestions to duffthepsych@gmail.com and full show notes are at duffthepsych.com/episode229 
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    • 31 min

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