12 episodes

Long-time friends Rob (The Artist) and Phil (The Therapist) reveal their perspectives on the human experience.

The Artist and The Therapist The Artist and The Therapist

    • Self-Improvement
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

Long-time friends Rob (The Artist) and Phil (The Therapist) reveal their perspectives on the human experience.

    Breaking Free from Prison

    Breaking Free from Prison

    Would you stay in captivity if you were free to leave?

    #Nelson Mandela #Bitterness #Rent free in your brain #Grudges for a lifetime #12 steps #Moral inventory #Anger #1514 #The Liberation of Saint Peter #Fresco painting by Raphael #The Vatican #Angel #Guards #Unshackled chains #Staying in the cell #Addiction #Set you free #Second chance #Forgiveness #Don’t judge people by their mistakes #Relapse #Help someone #Give something back #Hope #Artist Richard Phillips #Wrongfully imprisoned #Pen pal #Lawsuit #Michigan #Sell paintings #Radical acceptance #Buddhist #Glorify prison #Prison break #Escape from Alcatraz #Orange is the New Black #Shawshank Redemption #Morgan Freeman #Tim Robbins #Money laundering #Warden #Dr. Paul Wood #New Zealand #Drug dealer #Murder #Mental prison #If not now when #Specifics #Mindfulness #Father #Gratefulness #Taking for granted #Living free #Ongoing #Not a problem it’s an opportunity #Victim #Pity #Pity City #What you think about the most #Yin and yang #Trash in your garden #Why do things keep happening to me #Brain will answer questions #Use that to your advantage #Ask effective questions #What did you learn #Counter intuitive #Rational thinking can hold you back #Sometimes be irrational #Naysayers #Caught in a loop #Use music as a tool #Music as a drug #Effects your mood #Original poem Captivity

    • 38 min
    Your Silent Scream

    Your Silent Scream

    Is it time to investigate your silent scream?

    #Lighthouse #S.O.S. #Save our souls #Screaming on the inside #Stuffing it #Stuff it down #Implosion #Explosion #Black hole #Depression #Anger turned inward #Silent treatment #Child #Teen #Young Adult #Adult #Families #Speak up #Silent generation #Baby Boomers #Generation x #Bullying #Me too movement #Loneliness #Finances #Volcano #Rage #Go nuclear #Domestic violence #Anger management #Acting class #Haircut #Psychodrama #LAPD #Interrogation #Role playing #Communication #Hotlines #Nami #National alliance for the mentally ill #Identify source of silent scream #Warning signs #Isolation #Anhedonia #Zombie #Self destructive #Drugs #Alcohol #Cutting #Burning #Unprotected sex #Anxiety #Painting #Magic Markers #Permanent markers #Art #Crayons #Writing from your place of pain #Writing from your place of peace #Music #The Who #Pete Townshend #Roger Daltrey #Won’t get fooled again #Terry Riley #James Brown #Joe Cocker #The Scream painting #Edvard Munch #Panic disorder #Paris #Mummy #Krakatoa #1883 #1884 #Norway #Nightmare #Ask for help #Feeling normal in all its glory #Gratitude #Meditation #Big picture #Suicide #Behavior change #Lethal means #Guns in the home #Mood changes #Morbid talk #Risky behavior #Substance abuse #Putting yourself down #Call someone #Baby steps #Always keep fighting #Inner peace

    • 36 min
    You Are Water

    You Are Water

    Is water deeper than you think?

    #We are water #Song by Nashville cast TV show #Percentage of water in the body #Lungs #Skin #Brain #Heart #Sigmund Freud #Iceberg #Freud Id #Rebellious child #Muscles #Kidneys #Bones #Water content #Shock absorber #Religions #Baptism #Taoism #Wave of emotion #The storm will pass #Buddhism #The Great Wave of Kanagawa #Hokusai #Vincent Van Gogh #Tsunami #Wood block art #La mer #Composition by Claude Debussy #Pink Floyd #Emoji #Quicksilver #Ancient Greeks #Chaos #Carl Jung #Architypes #Unconscious #Subconscious #Mind like water #Overreacting #Underreacting #Splash #Pebble #Elephant #Panic #Acting appropriately #Ground state #Stress #Painting #Cleaning the brush #Leonardo da Vinci #Whirlpools #Maelstrom #Go with the flow #Laid back #Meyers Briggs #Actor #Rehearsal #Cold shower #Tony Robbins #Depression #Bubble bath #Lavender #Ice bath #Judgement #Yoko Ono #Family #Boat #Lake #Friendly #Waterfall #W. H. Auden #Benjamin Franklin #Griffith Observatory #James Dean #Breathe #Radical acceptance #Margret Atwood poem

    • 27 min
    Adding Color to Black & White

    Adding Color to Black & White

    Could you change your life one color at a time?

    #Millions of colors #Black & white #Shades of grey #Black & white movie #Humphrey Bogart #Depression #Monotone grey #Technicolor #Edward Hopper #Identify and recall colors #We see what we are looking for #Singling out one color #Caught in a loop #Assign one color #Weight loss #Overweight #Organization #Color of the day #Mindfulness #Childlike eyes #Black and white spiral #Baby steps #Positive direction #Momentum can be a snail on the sidewalk in the rain #kaleidoscope #First color feature film in United States #Technicolor Motion Picture Corporation #Herbert Kalmus #Daniel Frost Comstock #W. Burton Wescott #Kinemacolor #Film #Process 1 #Prism beam splitter #Red and green filter #Projector #The Gulf Between #Florida #Natural light #Jacksonville #1916 #New York #Pimped out a train #Film processing lab #Problems on the set #1917 #1918 #Artistic commercial flop #The wizard of Oz #1939 #Tornado #Dorothy #Toto #Body double #Transition #Sepia tone #Dress and Make-up #Judy Garland #Technicolor Oz #Fire 1961 #Native American medicine wheel colors #Meaning of colors #Colorful dreams #Billy Steinberg #Tom Kelly #True colors are beautiful like a rainbow

    • 31 min
    Bermuda Divorce

    Bermuda Divorce

    Divorce can leave you lost at sea. Will you vanish or will you discover a path to thrive?

    #Why should a foolish marriage vow #Poem by John Dryden #Surreal artist Igor Morski divorce painting #Bermuda Triangle #Chaos #Confusion #Rowing against each other #Teddy bear #Image breaks heart #Reba McEntire #Every other weekend #Kids suffer the most in divorce #Resilient #Co-parenting #Forever tethered #Artwork #Falling through the cracks painting #Kevin Grass #Swing set #Storm #Paper airplanes #Wind blowing in different directions #Frida Kahlo #Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird #1940 #Monkeys on shoulders #Necklace of thorns #Lifeless hummingbird #Stoic #The Two Fridas painting #Dissecting heart #2 hearts connected #The two sides of divorce #Holding on and moving on #I paint my own reality #Rebirth #Divorce rates down #Joan Rivers #Nevada #Arkansas #Iowa #Getting married young #Increases risk #Co-workers of opposite sex #Fight about social media #Dating apps #Infidelity #Tracking phones #Therapist working with couples #Trust #Run for the hills #Run to the marriage counselor #Getting to therapist too late #Personal trainers #Mysteries of the Bermuda Triangle #1980s #Miami Florida #Atlantic Ocean #Bermuda #Puerto Rico #Deaths #Disappearance #Planes #Ships #Vanish #Weather #Distress call #Signals fade #What happened #Grief #Loss #Change #Hospice #Sad #Closure #Stages of grief and loss #CPR #Robot mannequin #Bee Gees #Staying Alive #Dabda #Elisabeth Kübler-Ross #Denial #Anger #Bargaining #Depression #Acceptance #Shock #Numb #Ex in denial #Trauma #Guilt #Shame #Counseling #Down in the dumps #Dwell #It’s not a problem it’s an opportunity #Rediscovery of you #Your likes #A comeback story #What to keep or change about yourself #Moving forward #Parallel to your destination #Be an example for kids #Divorce can be a wonderful thing #Counter-intuitive #Lead with empathy #Safe space for children #Parents selfish #Playing games #Children need adults to captain the ship #Everyone must thrive #Momma bear #Father bear #Tips from a therapist #Don’t talk badly about ex #Long game #Kids are watching #Rippling effect #How to tell the kids #Don’t overdo it #Concise #Share your emotions #Find and present positive #Kids will mirror you #Leave it to Beaver #Don’t argue in front of the kids #Divorce counseling #Avoid manic dating #Tender #Bumble #Plenty of Fish #OK Cupid #All about the kids #Healing and growth #Self-discovery #Find yourself #Tom Hanks #Cast Away film movie #Do something different #Takes time #Amy Poehler #J.K. Rowling

    • 36 min
    Smile

    Smile

    What is your reaction to the title Smile? Bring it on in.

    #Charlie Chaplin #Song #Smile can make someone’s day #Knock Knock #Less muscles to smile than frown #half smile #Dialectical behavior therapy #Fake smile #Motor cortex voluntary movement #Smile like a blush response #Crow’s feet #Guillaume Duchenne #Orbicularis oculi muscle #Zygomaticus major muscle #Eyes are smiling #Terminator 2 movie #Arnold Schwarzenegger #Pan Am smile #SNL #Botox smile #Uncanny Valley #Animals threat warning #Barbary Macaque #Monkeys #Rock of Gibraltar #Mirror neurons #Smile contagious #Walk until you smile  #Workout #Worry beans #Anxiety #Colorado sunrise #Gratefulness smile #Gallows laughter #USSR Russia #New York City #Seattle #Eye contact #The South #Friendly #More smiles will help the world #Mona Lisa #Leonardo di Vinci #Learning #Art #Anatomy #Birds #Flying machines #Science #Painting #1500s #Worked on it for years #Smiles traditionally in paintings were not a thing #Posing with a smile fades quickly #Giorgio Vasari #Hired musicians and jesters #More divine than human #Nervous system #Dissected cadavers #Lips #Scalpel #Paint brush #Anatomical sheets #Buccinator muscle #Brain #Dissected horses #Frown #Cheek #French revolution #Louvre museum #Napoleon Bonaparte #Naploeon’s bedroom #1900s #Theft of the Mona Lisa #WWII #Safe houses #British #French resistance #La Joconde garde un sourire #The Mona Lisa keeps her smile #Washington D.C. #Faulty sprinkler almost destroyed painting #highest insurance #Follows you around the room #Distress tolerance skills #inhale #exhale #relaxed smile #Advertisements #Manipulate customer #Clinical director #Impatient psychiatric facility #Smile on the phone #One smile can change the world #Fearless and giving

    • 25 min

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