21 episodes

Dr Lila Flavin and Dr Garseng Wong, two early career psychiatrists, take you into the work room to share what they've learned about the mind, emotions, and mental illness. They've found this knowledge to be an incredibly powerful tool in their own lives and they hope you'll join them on the path of working with the mind. Come get curious with them!

Questions, thoughts, or suggestions? Send a message to theworkroompodcast@gmail.com

The Work Room Dr Lila Flavin & Dr Garseng Wong

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.6 • 9 Ratings

Dr Lila Flavin and Dr Garseng Wong, two early career psychiatrists, take you into the work room to share what they've learned about the mind, emotions, and mental illness. They've found this knowledge to be an incredibly powerful tool in their own lives and they hope you'll join them on the path of working with the mind. Come get curious with them!

Questions, thoughts, or suggestions? Send a message to theworkroompodcast@gmail.com

    21. Terminations

    21. Terminations

    Lila and Garseng discuss the idea of terminations. They chat about the role that a termination plays in the therapy relationship and model it with the podcast as they share the break they are taking. Thank you listeners for your support!

    • 34 min
    20. The observing eye with Dr. Sharon Madanes

    20. The observing eye with Dr. Sharon Madanes

    Lila and Garseng chat with their co-resident Sharon Madanes, psychiatrist and painter. They chat about Sharon’s lifelong journey towards this dual career, how her art and her clinical work inform each other, and the value of carving out time for her art.

    • 29 min
    19. Walking in the grey with Dr. Mike Natter

    19. Walking in the grey with Dr. Mike Natter

    Lila and Garseng chat with Dr. Mike Natter (@mike.natter) about his non-traditional path into medicine as an artist, his use of art as a teaching medium and as a coping tool for the tough experiences in medicine, and his humanistic approach to patient care.

    • 44 min
    18. Leaning into emotions in medicine with Dr. Laura Vater

    18. Leaning into emotions in medicine with Dr. Laura Vater

    Lila and Garseng chat with hematologist-oncologist and writer Dr. Laura Vater (@doclauravater) about how she navigates tough emotions as a doctor, how she found herself advocating for medical trainee wellness, and how her writing allows her to slow down with herself and her patients.

    • 45 min
    17. Antisocial personality traits in “Euphoria”

    17. Antisocial personality traits in “Euphoria”

    Lila and Garseng dig into the show “Euphoria” and chat about its depiction of mental health and addiction. They also discuss antisocial personality disorder through the character of Nate Jacobs. Spoilers and some mature content ahead!

    • 39 min
    16. “Goodbye Stethoscope”

    16. “Goodbye Stethoscope”

    Lila and Garseng chat about Lila’s newest piece, “Goodbye Stethoscope”, and along the way touch on the value of uncertainty and flexibility, on self-disclosure as a therapist, and on the experience of being on both sides of the patient-therapist relationship.

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

lf3030! ,

Good stuff!

2 residents sharing experiences of psychiatry training!

Austin Jeffries ,

Great podcast ab mental health!

I’m learning so much from these guys about the mind & it’s immediately applicable to life!

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