This session of GFT is the end of what we will call season 1. Lea and Kat have started a new path in their careers, Kat started a mPh.D. program to get her doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy, specializing in working with military personnel and their families; and Lea is going for her MBA. This episode was recorded on Memorial Day and Kat and Lea discussed some information regarding the military. Too many servicemen and women take their lives! If you, or someone you know, may be considering suicide, please reach out. Veterans Crisis Line Call 1-800-273-8255 ext 1 […]
First we would like to apologize due to some editing issues. The program that was used to record the episode had been having issues with Audio Drift. This episode, The editing took days. Thank you Shannon. THIS WHOLE EPISODE IS SPOILERS!!!!! SPOILERS!!! SPOILERS!!!! Lea and Kat gush about their love of the new Black Panther Movie, as well as favorite characters and why. Kat attempts to discuss some of the familial views that are introduced in the movie but due to the love of this movie and need to just discuss what their favorite scenes are. I apologize for saying […]
Robots are being introduced into mainstream more often. We have Alexa, and google home, not to mention Siri on Iphones. Now there is the introduction to Jibo for the home that can display emotions and learns what different users in the home will like and responds accordingly. Does this influence the way family members will interact with one another? Lea discusses her fear of the AI taking over the world and killing mankind and discusses a conspiracy theory that the humans would die with the introduction to new robots thanks to Pixar. You can see the video here If you would […]
The podcast name has changed… From Geeks & Family Therapy to Geek Family Therapy…. Not too different but it rolls of the tongue easier. We are finishing the episodes on character alignment with of course EVIL… Lea and Kat also took the character alignment test and Kat is Neutral, and Lea is chaotic neutral. Go to this site and take the test yourself http://easydamus.com/alignmenttest.html Lea explains why she couldn’t be a vampire, hint*** she can’t give up sushi.
We’ve been gone for a whole month, we are totally sorry. Yes, it’s Kat’s fault, due to overwhelming work schedules and crisis, as well as getting very sick and then injured, October was just not a good month. But here it is lucky number 13. Lea and Kat discuss the neutral characters from Marvel and DC. Kat explains how a character’s alignment help her clients in discussing some of their past traumas utilizing a modality of narrative therapy in which she will have her clients externalize their problems from themselves by creating comic versions of themselves and personifying their issues […]
I think I should preface this by saying in no way should any of these apps be used without therapy. These are not ways to diagnose or treat alone, but in conjunction with mental health professionals. https://www.codetherapyfilm.com/ Code therapy is a 15 minute documentary that discusses depression. Discussing that depression is the second largest cause of disability in the world and then discussing apps that can be used to help those who are suffering from depression. http://www.psychiatryadvisor.com/top-10-mental-health-apps/slideshow/2608/ . The top 10 mental health apps that are discussed during the podcast. Kat talks about her use of Breath 2 Relax and […]
We talk about the new social media app, Sarahah. Kat makes fun of the name, because she can’t say it. Lea talks about her use in it. The premise isn’t a bad idea, especially when we are discussing the implications it has in the work force, but it should have been left as an individual application for companies to decide to use to help strengthen the weak links, or build moral by people being able to discuss the strengths of their co-worker anonymously. But what it is is a social media app where people tear apart and insult their “friends” […]