10 episodes

Veteran journalist Joe Nocera’s neighbor in the Hamptons was a therapist named Ike. Ike counted celebrities and Manhattan elites as his patients. He’d host star-studded parties at his eccentric vacation house. But one summer, Joe discovered that Ike was gone and everything he’d thought he’d known about his neighbor -- and the house next door -- was wrong. From Wondery, the company behind Dirty John and Dr. Death, and Bloomberg, “The Shrink Next Door” is a story about power, control and turning to the wrong person for help for three decades. Written and hosted by Joe Nocera, a columnist for Bloomberg , “The Shrink Next Door” premieres on May 21st.

The Shrink Next Door Wondery

    • Documentary
    • 4.6 • 20.6K Ratings

Veteran journalist Joe Nocera’s neighbor in the Hamptons was a therapist named Ike. Ike counted celebrities and Manhattan elites as his patients. He’d host star-studded parties at his eccentric vacation house. But one summer, Joe discovered that Ike was gone and everything he’d thought he’d known about his neighbor -- and the house next door -- was wrong. From Wondery, the company behind Dirty John and Dr. Death, and Bloomberg, “The Shrink Next Door” is a story about power, control and turning to the wrong person for help for three decades. Written and hosted by Joe Nocera, a columnist for Bloomberg , “The Shrink Next Door” premieres on May 21st.

    My Dinner With Ike

    My Dinner With Ike

    Former patients of Ike’s have been sharing more stories with Joe ever since the podcast came out. In this special update episode, we hear about Elizabeth Wurtzel, Nora McInerny, and a woman who says Ike put her life in one of his unpublished novels. Meanwhile, Marty's efforts to see Ike stripped of his medical license continue.




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    • 29 min
    Charged

    Charged

    Breaking news in the case of Dr Isaac Herschkopf. 




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    • 6 min
    Update

    Update

    Joe Nocera shares some recent updates on the story with Laura Beil, host of “Dr Death.”




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    The Shrink Next Door is presented by Brooklinen

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    • 35 min
    "What Did I Do To You?"

    "What Did I Do To You?"

    Marty cleans house, and makes a call to someone he hasn’t seen in decades.




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    The Shrink Next Door is presented by Brooklinen

    Get 10% of your first order plus free shipping when you use promo code THESHRINK at brooklinen.com

    Other sponsors include:

    Smile Direct Club - Get a $25 credit on your at home kit or book a free assessment at one of their locations, plus save $150 on your aligners when you visit smiledirectclub.com/podcast and use code SHRINK150 at checkout

    Better Help - Get 10% off your first month when you visit them at betterhelp.com/theshrink

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    • 42 min
    The Last Straw

    The Last Straw

    Detective novels. Personal memoirs. Patient notes. Marty spent hundreds of hours typing and re-typing them all, until he finally had enough.




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    The Shrink Next Door is presented by Brooklinen

    Get 10% of your first order plus free shipping when you use promo code THESHRINK at brooklinen.com

    Other sponsors include:

    Smile Direct Club - Get a $25 credit on your at home kit or book a free assessment at one of their locations, plus save $150 on your aligners when you visit smiledirectclub.com/podcast and use code SHRINK150 at checkout

    Better Help - Get 10% off your first month when you visit them at betterhelp.com/theshrink

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    • 40 min
    The Familia

    The Familia

    The guest list for the Hamptons parties was filled with celebrities. But mingling among those guests were some of Ike’s patients. And not just Marty.




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    The Shrink Next Door is presented by Brooklinen

    Get 10% of your first order plus free shipping when you use promo code THESHRINK at brooklinen.com

    Other sponsors include:

    Smile Direct Club - Get a $25 credit on your at home kit or book a free assessment at one of their locations, plus save $150 on your aligners when you visit smiledirectclub.com/podcast and use code SHRINK150 at checkout

    Better Help - Get 10% off your first month when you visit them at betterhelp.com/theshrink

    Ship Station - Get a 60-day free trial when you visit shipstation.com click the microphone at the top of the page, and enter code THESHRINK

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
20.6K Ratings

20.6K Ratings

Gymratsue ,

This is totally addictive

I listen when I am cooking dinner, cleaning the house and organizing my papers, exercising. I can’t turn it off!! It’s too good.

P Minns ,

Long haul drivers will love this one!!

Very interesting story, well narrated, guaranteed for miles and hours of intense mind stimulating entertainment!

Женя Жданова ,

Great story, very well done podcast

This psychiatrist is a genius! Hands down! He was fooling and robbing the rich NYC Jewish communality for decades, and he is getting away with it, even after this podcast was released.
Marty is such a jerk, so are people that were partied on his dime for years, and no one told him the truth.
Dr Hershkopf is a modern Robin Hood. He took the money from the stupid rich people and donate it to charity. 😂 This podcast such a great satire on our society norms.

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