Today we were treated to a one-hour interview with Dr. Mick, a licensed therapist. We talk about the role of a therapist, his journey to become a therapist, and different coping techniques to move forward through difficult situations in our lives.
3:53 - Psychological schools of thought vs. advice giving in a therapy session.
6:15 - Finding success in therapy sessions
9:38 - Advice for people who are reluctant/can’t afford medication
15:10 - How long it takes to become a therapist
18:40 - How to support others who are going through a hard time
22:43 - Biggest challenges therapists face
27:25 - Overcoming the pain of a break-up
30:34 - When people don’t take your mental health seriously
33:45 - Advice for teenagers who are scared their therapist will “snitch” to parents
38:48 - Suicide assessment rundown
42:50 - A technique for panic/anxiety attacks
45:52 - How avoidance seeking behaviors contributes to worsening anxiety
50:45 - How “sad music” and “horror games” can help
55:20 - Closing statements and wrap-up
Dr. Mick's Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/drmicklive