A New Harbinger Psychology Podcast

Evidence-Based is the official podcast of New Harbinger Publications—an independent, employee-owned publisher of books on psychology and self-help. In each episode, we join leading mental health experts to explore the latest psychological interventions, as well as topics related to mental health and personal growth.   


Matt McKay Pod

S1E12: The Changing Landscape of Therapy and Evidence-Based Resources with Matthew McKay, PhD

Matthew McKay, PhD, cofounder of New Harbinger Publications, joins us to talk about evidence-based resources and the ever-changing landscape of therapy. McKay is a professor at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA. He has authored and coauthored numerous books, including The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook, The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills WorkbookSelf-Esteem, and Couple Skills, which have sold more than four million copies combined. He received his PhD in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology, and specializes in the cognitive behavioral treatment of anxiety and depression.

Thema Bryant Pod

S1E11: Antiracism with Thema Bryant, PhD

Thema Bryant, PhD, coauthor of The Antiracism Handbook, joins us to talk about antiracism.  Bryant is a licensed psychologist who has worked nationally and globally to provide relief and empowerment to marginalized persons. She is past president of the Society for the Psychology of Women, and past American Psychological Association (APA) representative to the United Nations, as well as the current president-elect of the APA. Bryant has been honored by the APA; the Institute of Violence, Abuse, and Trauma; and the California Psychological Association for her contributions to psychology. A professor at Pepperdine University, she earned her undergraduate and doctorate degrees in psychology from Duke University, and completed her postdoctoral training at Harvard Medical School.

Daniel J Fox Pod

S1E10: Borderline Personality Disorder with Daniel J. Fox, PhD

Daniel J. Fox, PhD, author of The Borderline Personality Disorder Workbook, joins us to talk about borderline personality disorder. Fox is a licensed psychologist in Texas, international speaker, and award-winning author. He has been specializing in the treatment and assessment of individuals with personality disorders for more than twenty years in the state and federal prison system, universities, and in private practice. Fox is also author of Complex Borderline Personality Disorder and The Clinician’s Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment of Personality Disorders; along with the award-winning The Narcissistic Personality Disorder Toolbox; and the award-winning Antisocial, Borderline, Narcissistic and Histrionic Workbook.

Randy Paterson Pod

S1E9: How to be Miserable with Randy Paterson, PhD

Randy J. Paterson, PhD, author of How to be Miserable, joins us to talk about depression and low mood. Paterson is a psychologist and director of Changeways Clinic—a private psychotherapy service—in Vancouver, BC, Canada. He is also author of How to be Miserable in Your Twenties, The Assertiveness Workbook, and Your Depression Map; and coauthor of the free online Antidepressant Skills Workbook.

Karen Cassiday Pod

S1E8: Freedom from Health Anxiety with Karen Lynn Cassiday, PhD

Karen Lynn Cassiday, PhD, author of Freedom from Health Anxiety, joins us to discuss health anxiety. Cassiday is the owner and clinical director of the Anxiety Treatment Center of Greater Chicago, the upper Midwest’s longest-running exposure-based treatment center for anxiety disorders. She has served as president of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA); chair of the scientific advisory board of Beyond OCD; and has published numerous articles, a book for parents of anxious children, and numerous scientific publications that advance the understanding of anxiety disorders.

Kathryn Gordon

S1E7: Destigmatizing Suicidal Thoughts with Kathryn Hope Gordon, PhD

Kathryn Hope Gordon, PhD, author of The Suicidal Thoughts Workbook, joins us to discuss suicidal thoughts. Gordon is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy. Prior to working as a therapist, Gordon was a professor for ten years. She is a mental health researcher who has published more than eighty scientific articles and book chapters on suicidal behavior, disordered eating, and related topics.  

Alexandra Solomon Pod

S1E6: Sexual Self-Awareness with Alexandra Solomon, PhD

Alexandra Solomon, PhD, author of Taking Sexy Back, joins us to discuss relational and sexual self-awareness. Solomon is on faculty in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, and the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University. She is a licensed clinical psychologist at The Family Institute at Northwestern University, and is on faculty at The Omega Institute. She is also the author of Loving Bravely.

Scott Glassman Pod

S1E5: Positive Psychology with Scott Glassman, PsyD

Scott Glassman, PsyD, author of A Happier You, joins us to discuss positive psychology. Glassman is a licensed psychologist, and clinical associate professor at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Glassman’s program, A Happier You®, was featured on National Public Radio (NPR) and CBS News through national syndication. He has appeared on SiriusXM’s Doctor Radio to discuss his work on happiness.

Sharon Martin Pod

S1E4: Better Boundaries with Sharon Martin, LCSW

Licensed psychotherapist Sharon Martin, author of The Better Boundaries Workbook, joins us to discuss how to set healthy boundaries. Martin has been practicing in San Jose, CA for more than 20 years. She specializes in helping individuals struggling with perfectionism, codependency, and people-pleasing using cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness, and self-compassion. She is also author of The CBT Workbook for Perfectionism.

Joel Minden Pod

S1E3: Anxiety Management with Joel Minden, PhD

Joel Minden, PhD, author of Show Your Anxiety Who’s Boss, joins us to discuss anxiety management. Minden is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) for anxiety. He is a diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy; adjunct professor in the department of psychology at California State University, Chico; and author of the blog, CBT and Me, on www.psychologytoday.com. 

Kara Hoppe Pod (1)

S1E2: Relationships and Children with Kara Hoppe, MFT

Psychologist, relationship expert, and coauthor of Baby Bomb, Kara Hoppe, MFT, joins us to discuss relationships and having children. Hoppe has spent more than a decade as an inclusive therapist working with individuals and couples toward healing and growing and becoming grounded, integrated people with better access to their own instincts, wisdom, and creativity.

Lindsay Gibson Pod

S1E1: Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents with Lindsay C. Gibson, PhD

Lindsay C. Gibson, PhD, author of Self-Care for Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents, joins us to discuss adult children of emotionally immature parents. Gibson is a clinical psychologist in private practice who specializes in individual psychotherapy with adult children of emotionally immature (EI) parents. She is also author of Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents, Recovering from Emotionally Immature Parents, and Who You Were Meant to Be

S1E0: Teaser – Introducing Evidence-Based: A New Harbinger Psychology Podcast

Evidence-Based is the official podcast of New Harbinger Publications—an independent, employee-owned publisher of books on psychology and self-help. In each episode, hosts Cassie and Kendall join leading mental health experts to explore the latest psychological interventions, as well as topics related to mental health and personal growth.

Questions or comments? Contact us at podcast@newharbinger.com.

Hosts & Producers

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Cassie Stossel is publicity manager at New Harbinger Publications. After seven years at the company, promoting authors and their books, she enjoys long, deep talks about psychology, normalizing seeking help for mental health, and participating in conversations to destigmatize mental illness. Stossel received an MFA in creative writing from Lesley University.   

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Kendall Litton is a publicist at New Harbinger Publications. She is passionate about destigmatizing the conversation surrounding mental health, and strives to bring awareness to affordable and accessible aid through her work. Litton has been with New Harbinger for three years.