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A podcast for a general audience that looks at how therapy works and the issues it addresses. Your host is Andrew Nargolwala, MSW, LCSW (NJ and NY), owner and Clinical Director of Advanced Psychotherapy & Healing Associates in Cresskill, NJ.

Working Out The Inside: The Myths, Truths, and Essential Work of Psychotherapy Andrew Nargolwala

    • Mental Health

A podcast for a general audience that looks at how therapy works and the issues it addresses. Your host is Andrew Nargolwala, MSW, LCSW (NJ and NY), owner and Clinical Director of Advanced Psychotherapy & Healing Associates in Cresskill, NJ.

    Episode 20--Codependence No More

    Episode 20--Codependence No More

    Welcome back to the Working Out the Inside podcast--episode 20--Codependence No More.  We look at why codependence does not just mean being dependent on someone, how it's not just a term used in addiction work but in any kind of relationship work, and how we can have healthier relationships when we recognize and eliminate it.  
    Your host is Andrew Nargolwala, MSW, LCSW (NJ and NY), MA of Advanced Psychotherapy and Healing Associates in Cresskill, NJ.  The artwork is by Fotini Hamidieli.  Your questions on particular episodes and your suggestions for future topics are always welcome, either left on the site or by email.  I can be reached directly at amn219@nyu.edu.  

    • 10 min
    Episode 19—Gender Dysphoria, Gender Non-conformity, Toxic Masculinity and Femininity, and Finding Yourself

    Episode 19—Gender Dysphoria, Gender Non-conformity, Toxic Masculinity and Femininity, and Finding Yourself

    Another great listener-suggested topic!  How are issues of gender addressed in psychotherapy?  What are the roots of gender identity--biological, cultural? 
    Your host is Andrew Nargolwala, MSW, LCSW (NJ and NY), MA, the owner and Clinical Director of Advanced Psychotherapy & Healing Associates in Cresskill, NJ. The painting is by the wonderful artist Fotini Hamidieli. Please subscribe, leave comments and suggestions for future episodes, and feel free to email me at amn219@nyu.edu.

    • 15 min
    Episode 18--What is Good Therapy?

    Episode 18--What is Good Therapy?

    Welcome back! This is episode 18—What is Good Therapy?  In this segment, we will look at these questions and more: how do we know the psychotherapy we are doing is working? What are the components of good therapy—and a good therapist? How can we judge as patients if it is the right kind of therapy for us? When is it time to make a change in our treatment?
    Your host is Andrew Nargolwala, MSW, LCSW (NJ and NY), MA, the owner and Clinical Director of Advanced Psychotherapy & Healing Associates in Cresskill, NJ. The artwork is by the wonderful artist Fotini Hamidieli. Please subscribe, leave comments, as well as suggestions for future episodes, and you can email me at amn219@nyu.edu.

    • 15 min
    Episode 17--Mass Shootings and Mental Health

    Episode 17--Mass Shootings and Mental Health

    This is episode 17—Mass Shootings and Mental Health. Some of the questions addressed include are mass shooters mentally ill? Is it possible to predict when a mass murder such as in El Paso will occur—and to stop it from happening? Why does America have many times more mass killings than any other nation? Could psychotherapy before such an incident help prevent future victims? What are the dangers of diagnosing someone at a distance?
    Your host is Andrew Nargolwala, MSW, LCSW (NJ and NY), MA, the owner and Clinical Director of Advanced Psychotherapy & Healing Associates in Cresskill, NJ. The artwork is by the wonderful artist Fotini Hamidieli. Please subscribe and leave comments and suggestions, and you can email me at amn219@nyu.edu.

    • 13 min
    Episode 16 -- Psychopaths, Sociopaths, Anti-Social Behavior, and Consequence in Psychotherapy

    Episode 16 -- Psychopaths, Sociopaths, Anti-Social Behavior, and Consequence in Psychotherapy

    Welcome back to the Working Out The Inside podcast. This is episode 16: Psychopaths, Sociopaths, Anti-Social Behavior, and Consequence in Psychotherapy. Some of the issues discussed include what is the difference between psychopaths and sociopaths, are psychopaths and sociopaths born that way or created over time, how is anti-social behavior a different category, why is psychotherapy contraindicated with psychopaths, was Tony Soprano a psychopath or just a good family man, and why is certainty of consequence an underrated aspect of dealing with deviant behavior--whether in psychotherapy or other forms of treatment?
    Your host is Andrew Nargolwala, MSW, LCSW (NJ and NY), MA, the owner and Clinical Director of Advanced Psychotherapy & Healing Associates in Cresskill, NJ. The artwork is by the wonderful artist Fotini Hamidieli. Please subscribe and leave comments and suggestions, and you can email me at amn219@nyu.edu. (Note email address correction.)

    • 23 min
    Episode 15--The Joys of Solitude and Connection--and the Power of Unconditional Self-Love

    Episode 15--The Joys of Solitude and Connection--and the Power of Unconditional Self-Love

    Welcome back!  Some of the issues discussed in episode 15--what is the difference between solitude and isolation?  Are we born to be social creatures, as we hear so often?  How do we achieve a healthy balance between being alone and being with others?  How is unconditional self-love different from narcissism?  Is self-love an endless excuse for bad behavior?  
    Your host is Andrew Nargolwala, MSW, LCSW (NJ and NY), MA, the owner and Clinical Director of Advanced Psychotherapy & Healing Associates in Cresskill, NJ. The artwork is by the wonderful artist Fotini Hamidieli. Please subscribe and leave comments and suggestions, and you can email me at amn219@nyu.edu. (Note email address correction.)         

    • 16 min

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