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All Therapists are Jerks, and . . .

Welcome. This podcast is about the principles of Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and how they can be applied to a life well lived. The primary content authors are residential DBT medical director and child psychiatrist Erik Ulland, MD and comprehensively trained DBT therapist Jo Fritz, MSCP, LPC.

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Jun 27, 2022

Ulland and Jo review anger at the request of a listener.  Ulland goes on a tangent in culture and expression of anger. Culture and expectation can lead to angry reactions. Suggestions for skills use are provided.  


Jun 20, 2022

Ulland and Jo realize how long this has taken, unfortunately, but it is the end of the series. Are emotionally reactive people empaths, or are empaths emotionally reactive? Ulland and Jo end with more concerning questions, regarding adolescents who may have difficulties who are trying to help peers with similar...


May 14, 2022

Ulland and Jo review what they believe to be some of the biggest misconceptions about seeking therapy. Ulland challenges the duality of “biological” versus “environmental” depression.  They also review a question wondering about in which instances Dialectical Behavior Therapy might out-perform Cognitive...


May 4, 2022

Ulland answers a question regarding medications for emotional reactivity and discusses how he often prescribes for clients he assesses.  Ulland reviews some differences between how ADHD may present in males vs. females. Ulland and Jo discuss how each of them would consider building a residential program for...


May 1, 2022

The series continues with “frequently asked questions” from a high school psychology class. The questions they are tasked to answer are: What’s the hardest case or behaviors they have worked on?  Have they had more cooperative or uncooperative parents? What is the hardest or most stressful part about their job?