43 episodes

Hosted by mental health counselor Maryellen Dance, Okay-ish is about “getting real” about mental health, therapy and more! This show offers listeners honest, raw and emotional insights from a licensed specialist, who strives to help people understand not how to become great, but how to come “Okay-ish.”

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    • 4.8 • 29 Ratings

Hosted by mental health counselor Maryellen Dance, Okay-ish is about “getting real” about mental health, therapy and more! This show offers listeners honest, raw and emotional insights from a licensed specialist, who strives to help people understand not how to become great, but how to come “Okay-ish.”

    What You Don't Know about Anxiety

    What You Don't Know about Anxiety

    Maryellen discusses several common anxiety disorders, and how they're treated. What they all have in common? Distorted thinking.

    • 18 min
    Toxic Positivity

    Toxic Positivity

    Maryellen analyzes the dangers of toxic positivity. We don't all feel good all the time, and that's okay!

    • 16 min
    The Empath Myth

    The Empath Myth

    Maryellen discusses the psychological evidence supporting the idea of empaths (hint: there isn't any).

    Maryellen wants to tell YOUR stories in bonus episodes on Patreon. Reach out on her website or Instagram for details!

    • 16 min
    Defense Mechanisms

    Defense Mechanisms

    At the show's 40 episode landmark, Maryellen discusses six common types of defense mechanisms we (and the people around us) use all the time.

    To celebrate 40 episodes, Maryellen wants to tell YOUR stories in bonus episodes on Patreon. Reach out to Maryellen on her website or Instagram for details!

    • 19 min
    All About Trauma

    All About Trauma

    Maryellen talks about trauma, and the wonders of hacking your own brain with EMDR therapy.

    • 20 min
    Borderline Personality Disorder

    Borderline Personality Disorder

    Maryellen talks about the signs and symptoms of borderline personality disorder (BPD) and the stigma surrounding it.

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

sid5201 ,

Phenomenal

Awesome. Such good information.

ChelsEly ,

So relatable!

This is a wonderful podcast. So easy to follow, funny, honest and relatable! Just when I think, oh this week’s topic doesn’t relate to me, she comes out with another scenario and bam! It’s like she knows me! My Wednesday commutes from work are much more enjoyable with Maryellen on my drive with me!

Gusolina45 ,

Less than “okay-ish”

I absolutely did not care for this podcast, there are too many out there like this. It’s a no from me baby

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