111 episodes

A LITTLE HELP FOR OUR FRIENDS is a mental health podcast hosted by Jacqueline Trumbull (Bachelor alum, Ph.D student) and Dr. Kibby McMahon (psychologist, Intent FitHouse owner). The podcast sheds light on the psychological issues your loved ones could be struggling with and provides scientifically-informed perspectives on various mental health topics. As two Duke University clinical psychology Ph.D. trainees, Jacqueline and Kibby are learning along with you and share insights from their training on the relational nature of mental health. They mix evidence-based learning with their own personal examples and stories from their listeners. Episodes are a range of conversations between Kibby & Jacqueline themselves, as well as with featured guests including Bachelor Nation members such as Zac Clark speaking on addiction recovery, Ben Higgins on loneliness, and Jenna Cooper on cyberbullying, as well as therapists & doctors such as sleep specialist Dr. Jade Wu, amongst many others. Additional topics covered on the podcast have included fertility, gaslighting, depression, mental health & veterans, mindfulness, and much more. Season two is currently airing with new episodes each Wednesday. For more information, check out www.ALittleHelpForOurFriends.com

A Little Help For Our Friends Jacqueline Trumbull and Kibby McMahon

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 122 Ratings

A LITTLE HELP FOR OUR FRIENDS is a mental health podcast hosted by Jacqueline Trumbull (Bachelor alum, Ph.D student) and Dr. Kibby McMahon (psychologist, Intent FitHouse owner). The podcast sheds light on the psychological issues your loved ones could be struggling with and provides scientifically-informed perspectives on various mental health topics. As two Duke University clinical psychology Ph.D. trainees, Jacqueline and Kibby are learning along with you and share insights from their training on the relational nature of mental health. They mix evidence-based learning with their own personal examples and stories from their listeners. Episodes are a range of conversations between Kibby & Jacqueline themselves, as well as with featured guests including Bachelor Nation members such as Zac Clark speaking on addiction recovery, Ben Higgins on loneliness, and Jenna Cooper on cyberbullying, as well as therapists & doctors such as sleep specialist Dr. Jade Wu, amongst many others. Additional topics covered on the podcast have included fertility, gaslighting, depression, mental health & veterans, mindfulness, and much more. Season two is currently airing with new episodes each Wednesday. For more information, check out www.ALittleHelpForOurFriends.com

    Interview with Dr. Matt Scult: How to Master Stress

    Interview with Dr. Matt Scult: How to Master Stress

    When did saying "I'm so stressed" become the norm? Stress seems to be a given for anyone out there adulting so it's hard to know when it becomes a problem and what to do about it. In this episode, we talk about stress with Dr. Matt Scult, VP of Clinical Science at Scenario, licensed psychologist, and Duke alum! We discuss what stress is, when is it helpful vs. harmful, and evidence-based tips to managing stress in healthy ways. He introduces Scenario, an app that helps people prepare for the ...

    • 57 min
    Parasocial Relationships: Connecting to the Stars

    Parasocial Relationships: Connecting to the Stars

    When our levels of Netflix binges get so intense, we end up spending more time with our favorite characters or celebrities than anyone else in our lives. The connections we have to these stars is called parasocial relationships. In this episode, we delve into parasocial relationships, why we need them and what they do for us. We also discuss how in the digital age, we have a window into the personal lives of our favorite celebrities, blurring the lines between our parasocial relationships and...

    • 58 min
    Escaping the Trap: Unveiling the Reality of Narcissistic Abuse

    Escaping the Trap: Unveiling the Reality of Narcissistic Abuse

    Relationships with narcissists can be thrilling, consuming, and completely devastating. Narcissists try to fill the void of their own insecurities by controlling or exploiting their loved ones, creating patterns of narcissistic abuse. In this episode, we talk about how people can tell if they're a victim of narcissistic abuse and what this unhealthy relationship looks like according to Monique Dauphin. We also share tips about how to support a loved one who is being abused by a narcissist.&nb...

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Living with Multiple Personalities: Meet the Parts!

    Living with Multiple Personalities: Meet the Parts!

    For this second episode on dissociative identity disorder (DID; commonly known as "multiple personality disorder"), we welcome back patient Molly to meet some of her other personalities! In our last episode, Molly and her therapist Dr. Caitlin Fang described what it's like to live with 13 other separate personalities or "parts," who all have their own perspectives, opinions, secrets, skills, interests, ages, and even accents! While Molly got to talk about her experiences, some of her parts we...

    • 1 hr 35 min
    Living with Multiple Personalities: A Story of Dissociative Identity Disorder

    Living with Multiple Personalities: A Story of Dissociative Identity Disorder

    Ever wonder what it's like to live with multiple personalities? Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) is a rare condition that involves having at least two separate identities (also called "alters" or "parts") that can think and feel independently. In this very special episode, Dr. Caitlin Fang and her patient with DID tell us what it's like to live with multiple personalities. They also talk about her journey finding the right diagnosis and treatment. This episode one of two episodes on this ...

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Interview with Evan Katz: Dating tips for smart, strong, successful women

    Interview with Evan Katz: Dating tips for smart, strong, successful women

    "I have everything but the guy" is a common struggle for successful women these days. As we've discussed in previous episodes, dating is already difficult and can be even more so for strong, independent women. In this episode, the expert dating coach Evan Katz shares his insights on the challenges women face in dating, what they often do "wrong," and effective strategies for finding a good partner. Resources:www.evanmarckatz.com/Apply for Evan Katz's Love U dating programSupport the Show...

    • 1 hr 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
122 Ratings

122 Ratings

MichellePLevy ,

Great Podcast!

Jaqueline Trumbull is so amazing

Sabrina SC ,

Interesting show

I listened to the show about multiple personalities and it was super interesting. I appreciate your insight and look forward to hearing more episodes. Thank you 😊

ESkirbe ,

5 stars!

For Kibby! Love this podcast. Working as an LCSW it’s a nice way to explore topics and keep learning!

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