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I’m Lori Gottlieb, author of Maybe You Should Talk To Someone. And I’m Guy Winch, author of Emotional First Aid. We’re both advice columnists, TED speakers, and of course therapists in clinical practice who want to bring the lessons of the therapy room outside the therapy room… to all of you. Each week on DEAR THERAPISTS, we invite you to be a fly-on-the-wall in these personal, raw, transformative sessions with everyday people and then hear what happens when we give concrete, actionable advice and have them report back to let us know how things went after the session ended. We’re sharing these real sessions because we believe that everyone can benefit from hearing how people just like them get through their struggles and grow and change. So sit back and come into the therapy room with us… and prepare to learn a lot about yourself in the process.

Dear Therapists with Lori Gottlieb and Guy Winch iHeartPodcasts

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    • 4.9 • 146 Ratings

I’m Lori Gottlieb, author of Maybe You Should Talk To Someone. And I’m Guy Winch, author of Emotional First Aid. We’re both advice columnists, TED speakers, and of course therapists in clinical practice who want to bring the lessons of the therapy room outside the therapy room… to all of you. Each week on DEAR THERAPISTS, we invite you to be a fly-on-the-wall in these personal, raw, transformative sessions with everyday people and then hear what happens when we give concrete, actionable advice and have them report back to let us know how things went after the session ended. We’re sharing these real sessions because we believe that everyone can benefit from hearing how people just like them get through their struggles and grow and change. So sit back and come into the therapy room with us… and prepare to learn a lot about yourself in the process.

    Encore: Ep 2 - Priscilla's Blended Family

    Encore: Ep 2 - Priscilla's Blended Family

    Hello, Fellow Travelers. This week we explore the challenges of blending families together. Priscilla is struggling to deal with her boyfriend’s six-year-old daughter and is wondering if it's even possible to build a relationship with the girl who constantly says she hates her.

    If you have a dilemma you’d like to discuss with us—big or small—email us at LoriAndGuy@iHeartMedia.com.
     
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    • 31 min
    Encore: Ep 1 - Shrina's Broken Heart

    Encore: Ep 1 - Shrina's Broken Heart

    Hello, Fellow Travelers. Our very first episode deals with a problem familiar to a lot of people: a breakup and a broken heart. Our guest Shrina struggles to understand why her boyfriend suddenly decided that he no longer loved her and she's questioning what changed and what she might have done wrong. 
     
    If you have a dilemma you’d like to discuss with us—big or small—email us at LoriAndGuy@iHeartMedia.com.
     
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    • 42 min
    Encore: S04 Ep10 - Stephanie’s Mother’s Judgment

    Encore: S04 Ep10 - Stephanie’s Mother’s Judgment

    This week, we’re in session with Stephanie and her mother, Rona, who hasn’t forgiven her daughter for something that happened twenty-five years ago. We help them acknowledge the hurt they caused each other and find a new path forward. 
     
    If you have a dilemma you’d like to discuss with us—big or small—email us at LoriAndGuy@iHeartMedia.com.
     
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    • 1 hr 16 min
    Encore: S04 Ep 09 - Alexis’s Controlling Family

    Encore: S04 Ep 09 - Alexis’s Controlling Family

    This week, we’re in session with Alexis, whose parents are pressuring her to get married and have children on their timeline instead of hers. We help her to set healthy boundaries with her family.
     
    If you have a dilemma you’d like to discuss with us—big or small—email us at LoriAndGuy@iHeartMedia.com.
     
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    • 1 hr 17 min
    Encore: S04 Ep 08 - Grace and Finn’s Escalating Arguments

    Encore: S04 Ep 08 - Grace and Finn’s Escalating Arguments

    This week, we’re in session with Grace and Finn, a young married couple who struggle to keep their disagreements from turning into full-blown arguments they later regret. We help them identify what goes wrong and give them practical tools for substituting faulty assumptions and accusations with openness and vulnerability.
     
    If you have a dilemma you’d like to discuss with us—big or small—email us at LoriAndGuy@iHeartMedia.com.
     
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Encore: S04 Ep 07 - Vanessa’s Parental Betrayal

    Encore: S04 Ep 07 - Vanessa’s Parental Betrayal

    This week, we’re in session with Vanessa, whose father insisted she take out a huge loan she could not repay and give him all the money, then disowned her when she refused. We help her to process the loss of her entire family, and start to create a trusted, compassionate family of choice who treats her the way family should.
     
    If you have a dilemma you’d like to discuss with us—big or small—email us at LoriAndGuy@iHeartMedia.com.
     
    Subscribe for free to Dear Therapists to stay up to date on all the latest episodes.
     
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    LoriGottlieb.com and on Twitter @LoriGottlieb1 and Instagram @lorigottlieb_author
     
    GuyWinch.com and on Twitter @GuyWinch and Instagram @Guy Winch
     
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    • 1 hr 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
146 Ratings

146 Ratings

Busyworkingafricanmom ,

Why all the encores?

Love this Podcast…. Really…. But we can easily re listen to old episodes.
Please …. When can we get some new episodes ?

Fliss C ,

Great insight and actionable advice

As a newly qualified therapist, this podcast is a great resource. I would have found it very interesting and helpful before I trained too.

OutdatedVersion ,

Illuminating and full of empathy

This is a wonderful podcast that keeps me company on my walks (and gets me to walk farther so that I can keep listening — or crying along, as the case may be). I learn something in every episode. Lorrie and Guy show you the life-changing power of being deeply interested in your interlocutor, of listening carefully and openly, with empathy and love.

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