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!
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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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
2 residents sharing experiences of psychiatry training!
Great podcast ab mental health!
I’m learning so much from these guys about the mind & it’s immediately applicable to life!