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.   


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Little ‘t’ Traumas & Anxiety with Jaime Castillo, LCSW

Jaime Castillo, LCSW, author of What Happened to Make You Anxious?joins us to discuss “little ‘t’ traumas” and anxiety. Jaime is the founder of Find Your Shine Therapy, and a licensed clinical social worker specializing in the treatment of trauma and anxiety disorders. She is a certified eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapist, EMDRIA-approved consultant, and has additional training in internal family systems (IFS) and exposure therapy. She specializes in working with adults experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), phobias, and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD).

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Healing Intergenerational Trauma with Natalie Y. Gutiérrez, LMFT

Natalie Y. Gutiérrez, LMFT, author of The Pain We Carry, joins us to discuss healing intergenerational trauma. She is founder of Mindful Journeys Marriage & Family Therapy PLLC, and a licensed marriage and family therapist working primarily with BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) survivors of complex trauma—ranging from racial trauma, sexual trauma, attachment trauma, and intergenerational trauma.  Gutiérrez is a certified internal family systems therapist and prospective trainer at the IFS Institute.

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Reclaiming Pleasure with Holly Richmond, PhD

Holly Richmond, PhD, author of Reclaiming Pleasure, joins us to discuss reclaiming your sexual self after sexual trauma recovery. Richmond is a somatic psychotherapist, certified sex therapist, and licensed marriage and family therapist. She is a frequent contributor to publications and media outlets on the intersection of psychology and sexuality, specializing in the treatment of survivors and the recovery of sexual health after trauma.

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Resilience with Sheela Raja, PhD

Sheela Raja, PhD, author of The Resilient Teen, joins us to discuss resilience. Raja is an associate professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She completed postdoctoral training at the National Center for PTSD, and is a nationally recognized expert on the health effects of trauma and trauma-informed health care approaches. Her other books include Overcoming Trauma and PTSDThe PTSD Survival Guide for Teens, and The Sexual Trauma Workbook for Teen Girls.

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Relationship Rumination with Alicia Muñoz, LPC

Alicia Muñoz, LPC, author of Stop Overthinking Your Relationship, joins us to discuss relationship rumination. Muñoz is a certified couples therapist, and author of three relationship books. Over the past fifteen years, she has provided individual, group, and couples therapy in clinical settings, including Bellevue Hospital in New York, NY. Muñoz currently works as a couples counselor in private practice. She connects with her readers and followers through monthly blogs, newsletters, podcasts, and radio shows, as well as through Instagram at @aliciamunozcouples, and Facebook and Twitter at @aliciamunozlpc. Muñoz is a member of the Washington School of Psychiatry, the American Psychological Association, and the Mid-Atlantic Association of Imago and Relationship Therapists. She is also an expert contributor to Psychotherapy Networker, www.mindbodygreen.com, and other print and online magazines. You can learn more about her at www.aliciamunoz.com.

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Negative Self-Talk & The Inner Critic with Katie Krimer, LCSW

Katie Krimer, LCSW, author of Sh*t I Say to Myselfjoins us to discuss negative self-talk and the inner critic. Krimer is a psychotherapist with a thriving practice in New York, NY; and founder and coach at a wellness/growth coaching company called Growspace. Krimer immigrated from Russia at a young age and grew up in New Jersey. She received her BS and MA degrees in clinical psychology from the University of Washington and Boston University respectively and earned her degree in clinical social work and LCSW license from NYU. She has earned a certificate in mindfulness and psychotherapy from the renowned Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy and will pursue a two-year mindfulness meditation teacher certification under the mentorship of Tara Brach and Jack Kornfield. Krimer is author of The Essential Self-Compassion Workbook for Teens and is deeply passionate about helping others develop a more authentic and vulnerable way of living, supporting humans through life struggles, and teaching the practice of mindfulness and self-compassion.

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The Neuroscience of Depression with Alex Korb, PhD

Alex Korb, PhD, author of The Upward Spiral, joins us to discuss depression and neuroscience. Korb is a neuroscientist, writer, and coach. He has studied brain and mental health for more than fifteen years, starting with an undergraduate degree in neuroscience from Brown University before earning a PhD in neuroscience from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is also author of The Upward Spiral Workbook and creator of The Upward Spiral Card Deck. Korb is currently adjunct assistant professor at UCLA in the department of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences.

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Ending the Mealtime Meltdown with Stephanie Meyers, MS, RDN

Stephanie Meyers, MS, RDN, author of End the Mealtime Meltdown, joins us to discuss establishing healthy eating habits at a young age. Meyers is a registered dietitian, nutritionist, and founder of Families Eating Well—a nutrition practice that trains parents to coach healthy eating habits in kids. She is nutrition coordinator in The Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies and Healthy Living at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and a former instructor in the graduate nutrition department at Boston University. She presents seminars worldwide on mindful eating, family nutrition, and cancer survivorship.

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Otherness & Identity-Based Bullying with Stacee L. Reicherzer, PhD

Stacee L. Reicherzer, PhD, author of The Healing Otherness Handbook, joins us to discuss otherness and identity-based bullying. Reicherzer is a Chicago, IL-based transgender counselor, educator, and public speaker for the stories of the bullied, forgotten, and oppressed. The San Antonio, TX, native serves as clinical faculty of counseling at Southern New Hampshire University, where she received the distinguished faculty award in 2018. She travels the globe to teach and engage audiences around diverse topics of otherness, self-sabotage, and imposter phenomenon.

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder with Jon Hershfield, MFT

Jon Hershfield, MFT, author of The Mindfulness Workbook for OCD, joins us to discuss obsessive-compulsive disorder. Hershfield is director of The Center for OCD and Anxiety at Sheppard Pratt in Towson, MD. He specializes in the use of mindfulness and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders. He is also author of Overcoming Harm OCD, When a Family Member Has OCD, and The OCD Workbook for Teens, and coauthor of Everyday Mindfulness for OCD.

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Superhero Therapy with Janina Scarlet, PhD

Janina Scarlet, PhD, author of Super-Women, joins us to discuss Superhero Therapy. Scarlet is a licensed clinical psychologist, an award-winning author, and a full-time geek. A Ukrainian-born refugee, she survived Chernobyl radiation and persecution. Scarlet immigrated to the United States at the age of twelve with her family; and later, inspired by the X-Men, developed Superhero Therapy to help patients with anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She has been awarded the United Nations Association Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Award for her book, Superhero Therapy. Her other books include Harry Potter Therapy; Therapy Quest; and Dark Agents, Book One.

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Toxic & Narcissistic Family Members with Sherrie Campbell, PhD

Sherrie Campbell, PhD, author of Adult Survivors of Toxic Family Members, joins us to discuss toxic and narcissistic family members. Campbell is a licensed psychologist who specializes in helping people cut ties with the toxic people in their lives. She is a nationally recognized expert on family estrangement, an inspirational speaker, former radio host of the Dr. Sherrie Show on BBM Global Network and Tune-In Radio, a social media influencer, and a regularly featured media expert.

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Psychological Flexibility with Diana Hill, PhD

Diana Hill, PhD, author of ACT Daily Journal, joins us to discuss psychological flexibility. Hill is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Santa Barbara, CA, where she provides therapy, high-performance coaching, and training to mental health professionals in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). She is host of the podcast Your Life in Process, and is passionate about integrative health, homesteading, and parenting with intention.

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Perfectionism with Jennifer Kemp, MPsych

Jennifer Kemp, MPsych, author of The ACT Workbook for Perfectionism, joins us to discuss perfectionism. Kemp is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Adelaide, South Australia. She works with adults and adolescents on issues such as perfectionism, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), eating disorders, and chronic illness. Kemp uses acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) to help people notice their experiences, make conscious choices “in the moment,” and take action toward a fulfilling life.

Matt McKay Pod

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 WorkbookThe 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

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.

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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

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

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.

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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

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

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

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

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. 

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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

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

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.