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Ever wonder why anxious people love horror movies? Curious about how having the daylights scared out of you can help you feel better? Hosts Jenn Adams, Lara Unnerstall, and therapist Mike Snoonian break it down (and back it up with academic research) on Psychoanalysis: A Horror Therapy Podcast.

Each month, we’ll take an in-depth look at a topic in the mental health field like anxiety, PTSD, and toxic relationships. For our bi-weekly episodes, we’ll pair topics with a horror film and analyze its plot and characters through the lens of mental health. We’ll also discuss our own mental health exp

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Ever wonder why anxious people love horror movies? Curious about how having the daylights scared out of you can help you feel better? Hosts Jenn Adams, Lara Unnerstall, and therapist Mike Snoonian break it down (and back it up with academic research) on Psychoanalysis: A Horror Therapy Podcast.

Each month, we’ll take an in-depth look at a topic in the mental health field like anxiety, PTSD, and toxic relationships. For our bi-weekly episodes, we’ll pair topics with a horror film and analyze its plot and characters through the lens of mental health. We’ll also discuss our own mental health exp

    Toxic and Abusive Relationships / Midsommar (2019)

    Toxic and Abusive Relationships / Midsommar (2019)

    Examining Ari Aster’s Midsommar (2019) in the context of toxic and abusive relationships.  From codependency and gaslighting to couples therapy and consent, this episode dissects the many different ways we relate to each other -- for better or worse.

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    Music notes:

    "Infinite Perspective" by Kevin MacLeod

    "Long Note Three" by Kevin MacLeod

    "Emotion Picture" by Bill Ironfield

    Logo artwork by Jess Snively


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    • 2 hr 20 min
    Anxiety / Let’s Scare Jessica to Death (1971)

    Anxiety / Let’s Scare Jessica to Death (1971)

    Examining John Hancock’s Let’s Scare Jessica to Death (1971) in the context of anxiety. From social anxiety to personal anxiety to how psychological treatment for anxiety has evolved since the late 1960s-early 70s, this episode covers it all while celebrating and dissecting this creepy hidden gem.

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    Music notes:

    "Infinite Perspective" by Kevin MacLeod

    "Long Note Three" by Kevin MacLeod

    "Emotion Picture" by Bill Ironfield

    Logo artwork by Jess Snively


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    This episode is sponsored by
    · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    • 2 hr 9 min
    Welcome to Psychoanalysis!

    Welcome to Psychoanalysis!

    Do you want to know why anxious people love horror movies? Hosts Jenn Adams, Lara Unnerstall, and therapist Mike Snoonian break it down (and back it up with academic research) on this premiere episode. They also discuss their own mental health experiences and why they love horror.

    Music notes:

    "Infinite Perspective" by Kevin MacLeod

    "Long Note Three" by Kevin MacLeod

    "Emotion Picture" by Bill Ironfield

    Logo artwork by Jess Snively


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    This episode is sponsored by
    · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    • 1 hr 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
38 Ratings

38 Ratings

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What’s not to love?

Horror. Mental health. Jokes.

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Wicked smart and entertaining

Makes me laugh and think 💫

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My favorite new podcast!!!!

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