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Like Siskel and Ebert with a psychological twist. Shrink 2 Shrink is not a movie review show, we use the movies to discuss relationships, psycholo...
Is Bradley Cooper grandiose, self-centered & childlike? He’s not, but his character, Jack, in A Star Is Born certainly is. As are most alcoholics/addicts. Then we have his father-figure caretaking and resentful brother, played by the great Sam Elliott and his painfully codependent love inter...
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Were we then and are we now, a culture of fame; intoxicated by popularity to the point that we abandon our safety, intelligence, and reason? Will Smith leads the narrative through bright, insightful and provocative storytelling. He and this all star cast work together to make us think about our ...
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Comedian Whitney Cummings put her research into a movie, sprinkled her comic wit into the movie and created The Female Brain.  Courtney & Dr. Mullen dissect the views of this film, and give our perspective from a personal and professional perspective. Get it on Amazon: https://www.amazon.co...
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Shrink 2 Shrink - Lady bird Part 1 (here) http://shrink2shrink.libsyn.com/2-shrinks-and-lady-bird-2017-pt-1-of-2   ________ A mean mom who doesn’t know how to be encouraging; when the person you lost your virginity to turns out be be a liar.  To love someone means you have to pay attention to th...
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Christine "Lady Bird" MacPherson is a high school senior from the "wrong side of the tracks." She longs for adventure, sophistication, and opportunity, but finds none of that in her Sacramento Catholic high school. LADY BIRD follows the title character's senior year in high school, including her...
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Double-Feature! What Lies Beneath, the Harrison Ford and Michelle Pfeiffer thriller holds up as suspenseful today as it was when we first watched it in 2000. It poses moral questions of what to do in certain situations that often cause people psychological distress. Courtney & Colleen dive i...
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Ever want to erase your ex from your memory? At first thought, we do too, but there's a lot of pros and cons to that decision.  Join COlleen and Courtney as they explore the themes of erasing your ex, falling in love with quirks but resenting your partner or them later, how to change the pain a ...
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Love is everywhere and the 10 stories from the movie Love Actually provide various views of love and plenty of opportunities to examine to explore the psychology behind love including, odd funeral requests,  secret crushes, feeling insecure/not deserving or projecting.  There is b oss and secret...
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The fastest way to discover how much you enjoy a psych view of the films. Under 13 minutes for six trailers from Shrink 2 Shrink.  Get a taste of these episodes and then pick which episode you want to enjoy first.     Main page for all shows here:   http://shrink2shrink.libsyn.com/   Individu...
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Six Trailers from Shrink 2 Shrink.  Get a taste of these episodes and then pick which episode you want to enjoy first.     Main page for all shows here:   http://shrink2shrink.libsyn.com/   Individual links for highlighted shows below.   13 Reasons Why 1 of 2 http://shrink2shrink.libsyn.com...
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Handcuffs, Viagra, a sexless marriage.  These are all themes your favorite relationship therapists, Courtney Calkins and Colleen Mullen tackle when deconstructing the Stephen King Movie, Gerald’s Game.  We have some fun talking about how much sex is enough when you are in a long-term relationshi...
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Pulling the psychology from this classic Christmas Film. In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift, with analysis by Dr. Colleen Mullen and Courtney Calkins.  http://www.imdb.com...
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Infidelity, Dating and blending families in a crisis situation are some of the topics explored through the use of the movie Big Sick (2017) by Dr. Colleen Mullen and Courtney Calkins.   Big Sick http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5462602/  Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily G...
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Thanks to my mom Nancy Calkins. LMFT for everything AND for being my special guest on this episode of the show Website: http://healingthefracturedsoul.com/  Website http://shrink2shrink.com/ Twitter links: Shrink2Shrink https://twitter.com/Shrink2Shrink   Dr. Colleen Mullen https://twitter.com/D...
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Have you wondered if people really do have multiple personalities?  Is it possible that they can change their biology as their personality splits off?  That's the big question in the M Knight Shyamalan suspenseful and creepy  movie, Split.  Listen in as therapists Dr Colleen Mullen and Courtney ...
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First dates, Sex frequency, Successful Relationship factors, Who dates and who mates, on-line vs. blind stats. In the (currently on Netflix) movie Man Up - we laugh and discuss the psychology of this fun romcom movie.  IMDB Man Up: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3064298/ A single woman takes the pl...
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  This series deals with the sad situation of teen suicide and it also delves into painful situations of blame, bullying, sexual harassment and rape.  In Part 2 of this 2-part podcast, Courtney and Colleendiscuss, social media influences, date rape, teen alcoholism, brain development.   The res...
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This episode of the Shrink 2 Shrink on Film podcast brings you Part 1 of our view of the subject matter of the new Netflix Original Series "13 Reasons Why".  "13 Reasons Why" has stirred up a lot of controversy.  In the first moments, we discover that the main character, Hannah, has killed her...
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Are you ready for Father's Day?  Courtney and Colleen uncover many valuable relationship gems in the 1989 Steve Martin movie Parenthood.  3 generations of families struggle with topics we all encounter in our lives today.   We also find ways to improve relationships and give a few tips about thi...
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Are you ready for Mother's Day?  Courtney and Colleen find too many things to learn Mommie Dearest.  She does nothing right but we find some things that all of us do at some point (just not as bad).   What else can we learn from this scary Motherhood story?   We also find ways to improve relatio...
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