Dr. Scarlet and Dustin are joined by Marine veteran and military peer counselor, Travis Adams for a discussion of their favorite anti-hero -The Punisher. Life after service can be difficult especially when someone looses their only support system. Tune in to learn about the psychology behind Frank Castle (Punisher) and other related characters.
Shocked, stunned, speechless and distraught are just some of the words used to describe the reaction to the latest MCU film. The affect that Avengers Infinity War had on audiences can be felt worldwide. In today's episode, Dr. Janina Scarlet and Dustin will bring you healing and hope following the invasion of Thanos.
Take a deeper bite out of the wildly popular zombie television series as Dr. Scarlet and Dustin talk about the psychology of The Walking Dead.
In this week's episode, Dr. Scarlet and Dustin discuss the different ways that video games provide cognitive advantages and therapeutic benefits.
People can't get enough of Black Panther in the movie theaters. If you're wanting even more...Dustin and Dr. Scarlet take a deeper dive into the character in this week's episode.
Did you ever think you'd get to listen to a podcast about the psychology of The Afterlife? Well, welcome to this week's episode of Superhero Therapy. Today, Dustin and Dr. Scarlet discuss The Good Place.
Doctor Who began in November of 1963. After 54 years and 13 regenerations, the doctor has regenerated into a woman. Join Dustin McGinnis and Dr. Janina Scarlet, as well as special guests, Alan Kistler and Josué Cardona in discussing the psychology behind the Doctor's compassion, emotional connection and losses, as well as the importance of diversity and representation. They'll also dive into the psychology of the most terrifying monsters of the show.
Dr. Scarlet and Dustin are joined by Phillip Anthony-Rodriguez (Fifth Brother - Star Wars Rebels) to discuss psychology and Star Wars. Topics include character journeys, what makes good or evil, the concept of hope and much more.
Even though Stranger Things takes place in the 1980s, the success of the series is due to its broad appeal. In this episode, we take a closer look at how the lives and relationships of the characters relate to real life. Find out how Dr. Scarlet connects with Eleven and her struggles. We'll discuss what might be happening to Will as he deals with flashbacks and episodes (PTSD? The Anniversary Effect?). We'll take a close look at the relationship Max has with her step brother, Hopper has with Eleven and Eleven has with Dr. Brenner. How could she remain attached to a man who tortured her? Is it Stockholm Syndrome? We'll also attempt to figure out what psychological representations could be found in The Upside Down. Finally, we'll talk about what the series shows us about being a friend and a hero.
It might be exhilarating or shocking to get into the minds of the heroes and villains of Game of Thrones, but that's what Dr. Scarlet does in today's episode. Join her and Dustin as they discuss Brienne, Ramsay, Tyrion and more.
Dustin McGinnis & Dr. Janina Scarlet discuss the ways clinical psychology and geek culture collide.