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
A couple of years ago my husband got very into The Witcher video game, books, and the card game Gwent. Eventually, he convinced me to play The Witcher video game with him, which I enjoyed very much even if all of the different monsters and provinces started to blur. So when Netflix spent millions on … Continue reading Spinal Deformation in The Witcher
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