I kept thinking about this topic especially after I realized I was thinking of some examples but they also aren't the ones that come up very often when you google this topic (I checked). I realized that NCIS has a few examples of therapy. Agent Gibbs and Dr. Confalone I have watched NCIS since the … Continue reading My Third Installment of Therapy in TV: NCIS
I lie a lot. I never mean to and I don’t like to. I never lie about the important things—in fact there I’m a terrible liar but little social lies? Yeah, those I do all the time. I fear judgement so I say what I think people want to hear. I fear other people feeling … Continue reading For me, anxiety means that I lie. A lot.
In writing my latest post, I tried to think of other examples of therapy in movies and TV from recent years, and honestly, I couldn’t come up with a ton. There’s an example of couples therapy and then individual therapy in Big Little Lies that was lauded in Season 1 and frequently critiqued in Season … Continue reading Therapy on TV: Lucifer
Originally, Booth, the macho-FBI agent and former sniper, goes to mandatory therapy after shooting a mechanical clown on top of an ice-cream truck. Booth has a phobia of clowns (which to be honest, I also share), but it’s really a response to the death of serial killer during a chase. Booth feels conflicted and guilty … Continue reading Therapy on TV: Bones
I started watching Bones when I had to have a spinal tap before my second scoliosis surgery. I spent my Thanksgiving break laying completely flat on a couch and binge-watching Bones DVDs that my dad picked up for me from Blockbuster’s (which definitely dates my story). I focused on it instead of the raging pain … Continue reading My Thoughts on Bones’ Take on OCD