Real people. Real problems. Real talk. Normally, therapy sessions are totally confidential — but this podcast opens the doors. Hillary McBride and her clients want to help demystify mental health. No ...
First Day Back is a podcast from Stitcher about people facing and trying to overcome life's most challenging moments. Last season followed a woman coming back from her prison sentence. Now the show is back with a new story about a comedian who died on stage and was revived by an audience member. Follow along this season to find out how the man who lives and died for comedy grapples with his death and reignites his career in the aftermath.
OPP Extra - "Family Inheritance": Other People's Problems live
Recorded in front of a live theatre audience at the HotDocs Podcast Festival, Hillary McBride discusses how our families shape us for better and for worse by digging deeper into Sloane's story and her own. Featuring special expert panellists Kwame McKenzie and Tina Malti.
*Warning: This episode references suicide and may be triggering for some listeners.
When someone you love is suicidal, talking about it is daunting. In this podcast extra, host Hillary McBride, producer Jodie Martinson, and expert guest Lu Ripley get real about how to have candid conversations and ask that terrifying question: "Do you want to kill yourself?"
Hillary works with Ethan to imagine playing and connecting with his new baby. He's worked for years to process the terrifying experience of almost losing his wife during the birth of their first child.
*Warning: This episode details a sexual assault and may be triggering for some listeners.
A chance encounter at the pool has triggered Layla to remember a sexual assault. In this session, she begins to heal.
Coming soon: new episodes of Other People's Problems
Producer Jodie Martinson shares some clips from new therapy sessions between Hillary and her clients about healing from sexual assault, escaping domestic violence, and carrying hurt into new love. New episodes will be released in the fall.
If you liked how Other People's Problems let you into the minds and hearts of ordinary people you'll love Mic Drop. Listen in as teenagers share their mood-swinging, dream-chasing, rule-breaking dramas and adventures.
S1 Episode 8 - Sloane - Putting a name on this problem
Hillary introduces Sloane to the idea of Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder to help her understand why she feels so overwhelmed at times. But will the diagnosis help Sloane feel more or less empowered to change?
S1 Episode 2 - Maggie - When good moms need to be bad
Sometimes we use thrills - even illegal ones - to lift our mood when we're feeling down. Maggie is a stay-at-home mom who struggles with the humdrum of raising little ones. But can she find a way to feel proud and powerful without resorting to destructive thrills?
Sloane is planning her wedding, but childhood memories make her fearful of what could go horribly wrong. Although she's excited to start a new stage of her life, she's having nightmares of her wedding day. They all revolve around her mother.
Normally, therapy sessions are totally confidential. Hillary McBride and her clients want to help demystify mental health. This is what people really sound like when they talk about traumatic births, turbulent divorces, eating disorders and tough childhoods.