11 episodes

Actor/Comedian Andy Dick invites listeners to join him as he candidly examines his notorious struggle with addiction, sexuality, and mental health. In each episode, Andy meets with a leading doctor, therapist, spiritual leader, life coach, or recovery specialist who tries to help him get to the root of his problems and break his patterns of self-destructive behavior. His daughter Meg, and the producers of the show, accompany Andy on this voyeuristic exploration filled with both laughter and tears. The show is a deep dive inside the mind of a comedic icon and the painful realities of addiction. Will Andy choose to do the work and get on a healthier path? Tune in to find out.

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    • Comedy
    • 4.6 • 41 Ratings

Actor/Comedian Andy Dick invites listeners to join him as he candidly examines his notorious struggle with addiction, sexuality, and mental health. In each episode, Andy meets with a leading doctor, therapist, spiritual leader, life coach, or recovery specialist who tries to help him get to the root of his problems and break his patterns of self-destructive behavior. His daughter Meg, and the producers of the show, accompany Andy on this voyeuristic exploration filled with both laughter and tears. The show is a deep dive inside the mind of a comedic icon and the painful realities of addiction. Will Andy choose to do the work and get on a healthier path? Tune in to find out.

    Missing in Action

    Missing in Action

    It's the ADICKTED finale, but where the heck is Andy!? Alive? Dead? Fired? Dr. John Arden joins the podcast team to talk about the behind the scenes of the series and give us his perspective on the whole kit and caboodle. While Andy may not show to wrap things up - the show must go on -- so we do it for him...
    Note: This episode was recorded before Andy's recent arrest and any alleged, related stories that have been reported to the tabloids.
    Our Guest
    For 25 years, Dr. John Arden was the Chief Psychologist and then the Director of Training for Mental Health at Kaiser Permanente’s Northern California healthcare system and over 24 medical centers.
    He is an accomplished author, and through his writing connects research between neuroscience and psychology, including the connection between chronic inflammation and depression, anxiety and addiction.
    His books include Mind-Brain-Gene, Brain2Brain, The Brain Bible and Rewire Your Brain. His SEEDS formula, detailed in his books, represents the important healthy brain factors that you need to “plant” now and cultivate through the rest of your life. Dr. Arden has written multiple books for practitioners as well as seven best-selling self-help books including Improving Your Memory for Dummies and Conquering Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

    Resources
    If you are in the United States or Canada and struggling with anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, or a crisis of any kind – Text HOME to 741-741, and a Crisis Counselor will respond to you right away – 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

    Addiction & Meeting Resources
    Refuge Recovery
    Alcoholics Anonymous 
    Narcotics Anonymous
    Sex Addicts Anonymous

    Credits
    Episode Expert: Dr. John Arden
    Episode Guests: Didi Okobi, Jarred Weisfeld, Brandi Savitt
    Produced by Brandi Savitt, Jarred Weisfeld & Andy Dick
    Mixed & Mastered by JC Chao at Flavorlab
    Music by Aaron Steinberg, Glenn Schloss & Eric Blicker
    Engineers Kevin Jarvis & Aaron Steinberg
    Recorded at Sonic Boom Room, Venice CA
    Artwork by Matt Rockman
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    • 55 min
    Family Dysfunction

    Family Dysfunction

    Recovery Specialist Erica Spiegelman helps Andy and his daughter Meg talk about why his drinking and shenanigans forced Meg to move out, and how the family of an addict must learn to create healthy, non-negotiable boundaries - even if it hurts.
    Note: This episode was recorded before Andy's recent arrest and any alleged, related stories that have been reported to the tabloids.
    Our Guest
    Erica Spiegelman is an author, addiction and wellness specialist, and motivational speaker who works with individuals, couples, and families on personal growth and overall wellness. Erica provides a holistic approach to helping people overcome their struggles with addictions and dependency and gives them the tools they need to create healthy lives for themselves. Her book, Rewired: A Bold New Approach to Addiction & Recovery, and it's companion workbook, offers a completely new treatment modality focused on how individuals can rewire their brains, change their behavior, and bring about positive change in their lives
    Resources
    If you are in the United States or Canada and struggling with anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, or a crisis of any kind – Text HOME to 741-741, and a Crisis Counselor will respond to you right away – 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

    Addiction & Meeting Resources
    Refuge Recovery
    Alcoholics Anonymous 
    Narcotics Anonymous
    Sex Addicts Anonymous

    Credits
    Episode Expert: Erica Spiegelman
    Produced by Brandi Savitt, Jarred Weisfeld & Andy Dick
    Mixed & Mastered by JC Chao at Flavorlab
    Music by Aaron Steinberg, Glenn Schloss & Eric Blicker
    Engineers Kevin Jarvis & Aaron Steinberg
    Recorded at Sonic Boom Room, Venice CA
    Artwork by Matt Rockman
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    • 47 min
    Up in Flames

    Up in Flames

    Andy reveals parts of his traumatic childhood, announces Meg has moved out, and declares his intrigue with fire when international Life Coach, Gary Quinn, challenges him to face his pain, and shows how avoiding it, has wreaked havoc on both his personal and professional lives.
    Note: This episode was recorded before Andy's recent arrest and any alleged, related stories that have been reported to the tabloids.
    Our Guest
    Gary Quinn is an international best-selling author, Life Coach and motivational speaker. He shares his insights through his books, articles, seminars, television, radio, and his podcast Ready Set Live. He presents workshops and seminars worldwide. Gary is the founder of Our Living Center – Touchstone For Life based in Los Angeles, California. He has developed the Touchstone For Life Coaching Certification program which trains, transforms and empowers individuals to create fulfilling lives.
    Resources
    If you are in the United States or Canada and struggling with anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, or a crisis of any kind – Text HOME to 741-741, and a Crisis Counselor will respond to you right away – 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

    Addiction & Meeting Resources
    Refuge Recovery
    Alcoholics Anonymous 
    Narcotics Anonymous
    Sex Addicts Anonymous

    Credits
    Episode Expert: Gary Quinn
    Produced by Brandi Savitt, Jarred Weisfeld & Andy Dick
    Mixed & Mastered by JC Chao at Flavorlab
    Music by Aaron Steinberg, Glenn Schloss & Eric Blicker
    Engineers Kevin Jarvis & Aaron Steinberg
    Recorded at Sonic Boom Room, Venice CA
    Artwork by Matt Rockman
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    • 45 min
    Meet Meg Dick

    Meet Meg Dick

    Join Andy's daughter Meg as she steps in for Andy this episode to bravely share her first therapy session as an adult - giving us a glimpse of what it was like to grow up with a famous dad who struggles with addiction, and how breaking patterns formed in childhood can lead to greater happiness and a more fulfilling life.
    Note: This episode was recorded before Andy's recent arrest and any alleged, related stories that have been reported to the tabloids.
    Our Guest
    Patrick Wanis, PhD helps people rapidly change their behavior. As a Human Behavior & Relationship Expert, Wanis helps people who have experienced trauma, relationship or family issues. Many therapists and psychologists come to Dr. Wanis to help them personally, referring many of their clients to him as well. Wanis has developed multiple online psychological and behavioral assessments on Emotional Intelligence, Empathy, Mindfulness, Relationship Breakups, Self-Defeating Behavior, Individual Core Values, and Authenticity. His clientele ranges from celebrities and CEOs to housewives and teenagers. CNN, BBC, FOX News, MSNBC & major news outlets worldwide consult Wanis for expert insights and analysis on relationships, sexuality, human motivation, trauma, communication, body language, and persuasion. Over five million people have read Wanis’ books in English and Spanish.
    Resources
    If you are in the United States or Canada and struggling with anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, or a crisis of any kind – Text HOME to 741-741, and a Crisis Counselor will respond to you right away – 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

    Addiction & Meeting Resources
    Refuge Recovery
    Alcoholics Anonymous 
    Narcotics Anonymous
    Sex Addicts Anonymous

    Credits
    Special Guest: Meg Dick
    Episode Expert: Patrick Wanis, PhD
    Produced by Brandi Savitt, Jarred Weisfeld & Andy Dick
    Mixed & Mastered by JC Chao at Flavorlab
    Music by Aaron Steinberg, Glenn Schloss & Eric Blicker
    Engineers Kevin Jarvis & Aaron Steinberg
    Recorded at Sonic Boom Room, Venice CA
    Artwork by Matt Rockman
    **Press and other inquires contact weisfeldasst@start-media.com
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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Too Drunk for the Dead

    Too Drunk for the Dead

    Funny...or not, celebrity psychic and medium, Michelle Whitedove, tries hard to help a very intoxicated Andy by tapping into the spirit world. Will Andy give her a chance to relay messages from his loved ones who have passed? Does he have a death wish of his own? Or is he just too drunk for ghosts?
    Note: This episode was recorded before Andy's recent arrest and any alleged, related stories that have been reported to the tabloids. *This production does not condone substance abuse or violence or of any kind.

    Our Guest
    Michelle Whitedove is a spiritual medium, author, international lecturer and consultant. Her abilities enable her to connect with her Guardian Angels and Spirit Guides to give clear and accurate information about Personal Issues, World Events, and the Future. She has a 98% accuracy rate with her readings.
    Whitedove often consults for law enforcement as a forensic medium, and she has been featured in TV and films around the globe - including the HBO Documentary: No One Dies in Lily Dale. Michelle has been interviewed on The TODAY Show, ABC TV's "190 North", CBS News, FOX News, WGN SuperStation Morning News, PBS TV's "View Points", CTV News, “Breakfast TV” Canada, the Alan Colmes show, and NPR. She was also invited to give a reading to Patti Stanger on Millionaire Matchmaker.Help Hotline
    If you are in the United States or Canada and struggling with anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, or a crisis of any kind – Text HOME to 741-741, and a Crisis Counselor will respond to you right away – 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

    Addiction & Meeting Resources
    Refuge Recovery
    Alcoholics Anonymous 
    Narcotics Anonymous
    Sex Addicts Anonymous

    Credits
    Guest on his own show: Andy Dick
    Episode Expert: Michelle Whitedove
    Produced by Brandi Savitt, Jarred Weisfeld & Andy Dick
    Mixed & Mastered by JC Chao at Flavorlab
    Music by Aaron Steinberg, Glenn Schloss & Eric Blicker
    Engineers Kevin Jarvis & Aaron Steinberg
    Recorded at Sonic Boom Room, Venice CA
    Artwork by Matt Rockman
    **Press and other inquires contact weisfeldasst@start-media.com
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    • 23 min
    Feeding the Wolves: Refuge from Suffering

    Feeding the Wolves: Refuge from Suffering

    Founder of Refuge Recovery, author and recovering addict, Noah Levine, tells his story and talks with Andy about addiction, Buddhism, and how mindfulness can help end the painful cycle of suffering.
    Our Guest
    Noah Levine is a Buddhist teacher, addiction-recovery advocate, author and the founder Refuge Recovery, The Mind Body Awareness Project, and the Venice, CA based meditation center Against the Stream. Author of Refuge Recovery, Heart of the Revolution, Against the Stream and Dharma Punx, Noah offers retreats, trainings, lectures and meditation classes internationally.
    Noah holds a master’s degree in counseling psychology and has been teaching Buddhism since the late 1990s.
    Help Hotline
    If you are in the United States or Canada and struggling with anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, or a crisis of any kind – Text HOME to 741-741, and a Crisis Counselor will respond to you right away – 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

    Addiction & Meeting Resources
    Refuge Recovery
    Alcoholics Anonymous 
    Narcotics Anonymous
    Sex Addicts Anonymous

    Credits
    Guest on his own show: Andy Dick
    Episode Expert: Noah Levine
    Produced by Brandi Savitt, Jarred Weisfeld & Andy Dick
    Mixed & Mastered by JC Chao at Flavorlab
    Music by Aaron Steinberg, Glenn Schloss & Eric Blicker
    Engineers Kevin Jarvis & Aaron Steinberg
    Recorded at Sonic Boom Room, Venice CA
    Artwork by Matt Rockman
    **Press and other inquires contact weisfeldasst@start-media.com
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    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
41 Ratings

41 Ratings

purplelake4136 ,

Great but sad

I love the show and I wish nothing but the best for Andy. It’s just sad to watch where he is now. I don’t think he wants to but he definitely needs to get Sober again.

hippyvixen ,

Meg!

Listening to Meg’s episode is life changing for me. Wow. Thank you for the perspective! Love yourself Meg, you are so awesome and deserving of love, happiness and comfort. Thank you for teaching me that about myself too.

RandyW80 ,

Great!

So glad you now have a podcast...I love your honesty and humor!!

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