Welcome to Squeamish, the podcast that awakens your social sensibilities. Each episode, I have stimulating and organic round table conversations with guests about social commentary issues. Whether it’s pop culture in media or social justice, I have got you covered.
Today, we will be exploring the topic of Mental Health. In these uncertain times it’s important that you check in with yourself and the people you love. Please be advised that we are discussing sensitive topics that has material that may be triggering. We will cover topics such as depression, anxiety, dealing with mental health in dating and relationships, managing stress, therapy, trauma, intrusive and suicidal thoughts, healing, navigating social media and quarantine, and so much more. Our guest speaker, Liza Gold, is a New York City based psychotherapist. She earned her graduate degree from Columbia University, and has gained clinical experience working in substance abuse, hospital settings, and group private practices, as both a therapist and Director. Over the past six years, Liza pursued rigorous post-graduate training in various clinical modalities including Psychodynamic, Cognitive-Behavioral, and Dialectical-Behavioral therapy. In her spare time, she is working on writing a psychoanalytic textbook about Objective Countertransference. More can be learned about Liza at www.goldtherapynyc.com. I am your host Glory Egwuonwu Amadi, let’s dive in!