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105. Young Men Crying for Help: Dr. Joseph Burgo on Shame, Narcissism, Autism & Autogynephilia

Today I welcome the esteemed Dr. Joseph Burgo to discuss the psychological crisis of males who find refuge in a trans identity. Along the way, we explore myriad contri...

104. Why I Stopped Doing Therapy and Switched to Consulting (For Now) - a Solo Interlude

In this rare solo episode, I delve into personal decisions that have recently shaped my career path, shedding light on the challenges and triumphs that have led me to ...

103. Truth, Hope, & Mental Health | Michael DC Bowen, Pamela Garfield-Jaeger & Soad Tabrizi

Is shame always destructive, or can it foster growth? Does being compassionate require that we affirm every belief or validate every emotion? When are psychiatric diag...

102. Propaganda Myths of the Gender Cult; Resources for Parents & Educators, with Justine Deterling

In what ways is gender ideology cult-like? What are its core foundational myths, and how can concerned citizens challenge them? Today’s guest, Justine Deterling, found...

101. Making Meaning, Finding Wisdom: Kim O, Matt Osborne, & Benjamin the Dream Wizard

Wise decision-making often requires that we grapple with notions of good and evil. Fields such as history, spirituality, philosophy, and psychology all help orient our...

100. How to Rescue Your Child From the Gender Cult: Gabrielle Clark on Desistance Coaching

Gabrielle helped her daughter escape the cult. Now, as a Desistance Coach, she helps other parents find ways to reach their ideologically captured children too. Meanwh...

99. Is Therapeutic Neutrality a Thing of the Past? with Christine Sefein and David Teachout

In my second returning guests group chat, I delve into the complex world of therapy with colleagues David Teachout and Christine Sefein. We explore the concept of ther...

98. Trans to Detrans: A Graphic Novel Journey from Self-Hate to Self-Compassion, with Nicolas Blooms

In this episode, I sit down with Nicholas Blooms, a detransitioner, artist, and creator of a unique graphic novel. Nicholas shares his profound journey of detransition...

97. Healthcare Ethics & Philosophy with Jennifer Lahl, Karen King, & Jake Wiskerchen

Today I welcome back former guests Jennifer Lahl, Karen King, and Jake Wiskerchen for a collegial group chat. We catch up on their latest projects, including Jennifer’...

96. From Cult to Gender Clinic: Misdiagnosis, Detransition & Healing — Layton, part 2

In part two of my conversation with Layton, she continues to share her journey of navigating the trauma of leaving a cult, bad therapy, the harmful effects of the tran...

95. Transing the Gay Away? Cults, Actual Conversion Therapy, & Dissociation: part 1 with Layton

Today I’m excited to bring you part 1 of a fascinating conversation with Layton, a detransitioner who shares her journey of leaving a religious cult and the subsequent...

94. Conquering OCD & Behavioral Addiction: the Power of Mindset, with Dr. Johann D’Souza

In this episode, I dive into the fascinating world of OCD and addiction with psychologist and podcast host, Dr. Johann D'Souza. We explore the concept of OCD as a form...

93. "I Was a Drug Pusher": Sara Stockton Exposes Therapists’ Roles in the Gender Industry

Sara Stockton is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, lecturer, researcher, and clinical supervisor of a psychotherapy practice in New York who has done a complet...

92. A Male Detransitioner Rediscovers His Faith: Austin Unbridled on Transformation and Spirituality

In this episode, I delve into the raw and revealing journey of Austin Unbridled, a 41-year-old who has navigated the turbulent waters of gender identity and spirituali...

91. Helen Joyce Returns: Why Sex Matters in Life and Law

We’re kicking off the new year by welcoming back the guest featured on my most popular episode for a long overdue part two!Following up on our prior conversation about...

90. New Year’s Reflections: Lessons From A Year and a Half of Podcasting, and What’s Ahead for 2024

In this episode, I take a moment to reflect on the past year and a half of podcasting and share some valuable insights and lessons I've learned along the way. With my ...

89. A Christmas Song for Weary Hearts: Snow by Sleeping at Last

Merry Christmas! No interview today. No monologue either. Just a simple, short and sweet song I wanted to give as a gift to anyone whose heart is hurting this holiday....

88. Puberty is a Human Right: Disorders of Sexual Development vs Puberty Blockers with James Linehan

“Intersex” is often considered part of the “LGBTQIA+” community. But how do people with this condition feel about their inclusion that category?The more accurate and r...

87. Heather Heying on What Makes Us Human: Culture, Consciousness, Campfire, and Chesterton’s Fences

Today’s guest is very meaningful to me and probably requires no introduction. Dr. Heather Heying is the reason I know about detransitioners and am doing half the thing...

86. Gender Clinics, Journalism, and “Conversion Therapy” Bans Around the World, with Bernard Lane

Today I’m joined by Bernard Lane, an independent Australian journalist who covers the international debate over youth gender medicine. We discussed the state of gender...

85. Mass Delusional Psychosis: Dr. Mark McDonald on How Fear is Destroying America

Psychiatrist Mark McDonald coined the term "mass delusional psychosis" to describe the fear-driven response that swept the nation during the pandemic. In this episode,...

84. Leonard Sax, MD: How Sex Differences Impact Brains, Behaviors, and Child Development

The esteemed Dr. Leonard Sax joins us this week to share his expertise on how sex differences impact child-rearing, parenting, and education. We begin with a discussio...

83. Autogynephilia: an Overlooked Source of Transgender Identification? With Phil Illy

On this podcast we often explore the gender crisis affecting today’s young and vulnerable people. Today we bring on a different perspective from Phil Illy, a man who s...

82. Jamie Reed Confronts Gender Malpractice: on Courage, Whistleblowing, and Detrans Medical Records

Former Washington University Transgender Center intake coordinator Jamie Reed entered the spotlight in February when she blew the whistle on the harmful practices she ...

81. The State of Psychedelic Therapy in 2023: Karen King on Ketamine, MDMA, & Institutional Capture

Ketamine-assisted psychotherapy practitioner and clinical supervisor Karen King joined me to discuss the use of ketamine and MDMA in psychotherapy, as well as the infi...

80. From Shame to Resilience: Healing the Inner Child, with Kim O

Kim O, coach and founder of HeartWorkU, joins me today to share wisdom on compassion, healing, parts work, spirituality, resilience, and the Enneagram. We discuss her ...

79. Unmasking the Hidden Struggles of Motherhood: Samantha Green, LMHC on Perinatal Mental Health

Samantha Green, a mother of two and Licensed Mental Health Counselor specializing in perinatal mental health, joins me to discuss the challenges and issues affecting w...

78. Surviving the Sex Trade: Andrea Heinz on Healing, Hope, and the Fight Against Exploitation

Survivor-turned-advocate Andrea Heinz joins me to discuss her work in the Edmonton Sex Trade Offender Program, where she helps rehabilitate men who have purchased sex,...

77. Peter Boghossian on Civil Discourse, ROGD Hostage Negotiation and Other Impossible Conversations

Today I’m joined by Peter Boghossian to discuss the art of facilitating constructive dialogue in a polarized world. Peter explains Street Epistemology as a way to have...

76. ADHD: Nature or Nurture? Under-Diagnosed or Over? Gender-Specific or Not? With Ryan Wexelblatt

Is Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder underdiagnosed or overdiagnosed? Should we think of it as a product of nature, nurture, or a combination of the two? Is it ...

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