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Therapy For Real Life Podcast

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Anna Lindberg Cedar, MPA, LCSW hosts the Therapy For Real Life Podcast to make burnout prevention concepts more accessible to everyone, everywhere. The Therapy For Real Life Podcast breaks beyond the traditional therapy hour to adapt research-backed therapy concepts into practical self-care tips and tricks for everyday use. This is not therapy. This is Real Life. Learn more: TherapyForRealLife.com and WorkshopsForRealLife.com .
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A Self-Care Package: 8 Mini Meditations

Therapy For Real Life PodcastDec 31, 2019

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Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits

Host Anna Lindberg Cedar MPA LCSW LICSW leads you through a tour of Therapy For Real Life Podcast's greatest hits. Anna started the Therapy For Real Life Podcast in 2019 to expand access to burnout prevention concepts by adapting them into self-care skills for everyday use. Listen in as Anna shares favorite clips from past episodes, including relaxation exercises, self-care tips, and interviews with guest experts. The full library of Therapy For Real Life Podcast episodes is available on the TherapyForRealLife.com > Podcast tab. Listen to favorite past episodes anytime you like to support your ongoing self-care. Today’s episode includes an important show announcement. This is not therapy. This is real life. Therapy For Real Life. Learn more: WorkshopsForRealLife.com and TherapyForRealLife.com .
Jan 23, 202332:05
Preventing Burnout Among Helping Professionals with Elizabeth Horevitz, PhD, LCSW
Mar 21, 202249:17
Move the Body, Heal the Mind with Jennifer Heisz, PhD
Mar 07, 202241:18
Coping With (Prolonged) Uncertainty
Feb 21, 202226:10
Polyamory: A Clinical Toolkit for Therapists (and Their Clients) with Martha Kauppi
Feb 07, 202254:56
The Confident Mind: A Battle-Tested Guide to Unshakable Performance with Dr. Nate Zinsser
Jan 24, 202248:50
What is Role Burnout?
Aug 30, 202118:46
How to Talk with Kids to Build Motivation with William Stixrud, Ph.D. and Ned Johnson

How to Talk with Kids to Build Motivation with William Stixrud, Ph.D. and Ned Johnson

Host Anna Lindberg Cedar, MPA, LCSW is joined by two guest experts in today's episode to discuss research-backed communication strategies to help children build motivation and make healthy choices. William Stixrud, Ph.D. and Ned Johnson are the best-selling authors of the Self-Driven Child and have more than 60 years of combined experience mastering the art of effective and respectful dialogue with kids. They discuss their newest book in today's episode, What Do You Say? How To Talk with Kids to Build Motivation, Stress Tolerance, and a Happy Home. Johnson and Stixrud share effective strategies for parents and coaches to improve conflict resolution with kids without resorting to manipulative, old-school "Because I said so..." techniques. Instead, Johnson and Stixrud draw from decades of scientific literature and motivational enhancement strategies that show that children must learn how to make choices that create a sustainable and healthy lifestyle of their own making. This is not therapy. This is Real Life. Therapy For Real Life. Learn more: TherapyForRealLife.com and WorkshopsForRealLife.com . 

Aug 16, 202148:01
Committed: Dispatches from a Psychiatrist in Training with Adam Stern, MD
Jul 12, 202140:53
Mood Check: Is It Depression?

Mood Check: Is It Depression?

Jun 21, 202128:49
Brothers, Sisters, Strangers: Sibling Estrangement and the Road to Reconciliation with Fern Schumer Chapman

Brothers, Sisters, Strangers: Sibling Estrangement and the Road to Reconciliation with Fern Schumer Chapman

Therapy For Real Life Podcast Host Anna Lindberg Cedar, MPA, LCSW interviews Fern Schumer Chapman to discuss her latest book, Brothers, Sisters, Strangers: Sibling Estrangement and the Road to Reconciliation. Chapman's book combines memoir with survey research findings to describe the painful experience of sibling estrangement and how to understand this neglected topic. Chapman describes the ripple effect that estrangement can have in families and mental health implications that individuals often experience as a result. Estrangement is a highly stigmatized experience that can cause harm to one's self-esteem, impacting relationships far beyond those who are immediately estranged. Chapman shares the challenges that she and her brother faced as they began the long process towards reconciliation. Together, Cedar and Chapman discuss self-care strategies that individuals and families can use to promote post-traumatic growth after a painful experience of estrangement. Reconciliation may or may not be an option for those experiencing estrangement, yet Chapman shares key insights into how to set personal boundaries to protect a healthy sense of self, regardless of whether reconciliation is available, or even advisable. This is not therapy. This is Real Life. Therapy For Real Life. Learn more: TherapyForRealLife.com and WorkshopsForRealLife.com .

Jun 07, 202145:45
This Is Where You Belong: Finding Home Wherever You Are with Melody Warnick
May 24, 202101:02:16
BIG ANNOUNCEMENT + Preview of Upcoming Guests To The Show
May 17, 202104:34
What To Do In A Crisis! + Bio-Mood Hacking Skills
Mar 08, 202146:28
How Does Therapy Work?
Feb 22, 202153:03
How To Not Be A Karen: Managing The Tensions Of AntiRacist Allyship With The D.E.A.R. Project

How To Not Be A Karen: Managing The Tensions Of AntiRacist Allyship With The D.E.A.R. Project

Therapy For Real Life Podcast welcomes clinical psychologists Danyelle Dawson, Yara Mekawi, and Natalie Watson-Singleton for a discussion of anti-racism and organizational psychology. Today’s panel co-founded The D.E.A.R. Project and recently published an article on Medium titled “How To Not Be A Karen: Managing The Tensions Of AntiRacist Allyship.” (Found here: bit.ly/31fqsLT ). The panelists share their perspectives on integrating research-backed therapy methods with anti-racist education and allyship. The group discusses the limitations of individual therapy and push for strategies that promote broader systemic change. Dialectical Behavior Therapy was originally developed by Marsha Linehan, PhD, who is known for adapting mindfulness concepts into her research-backed work to help individuals “build a life worth living.” Host Anna Lindberg Cedar, MPA, LCSW invites today’s guests to critique the bounds of current therapy best practices through an anti-racist lens. This is not therapy. This is Real Life. Therapy For Real Life. Learn more about self-care and burnout prevention resources: TherapyForRealLife.com or WorkshopsForRealLife.com . This episode originally aired in August of 2020.
Feb 08, 202101:01:24
Relationship Skills To Outlast A Pandemic (Or Any Crisis)
Jan 25, 202142:35
Notes From Your Therapist with Allyson Dinneen
Jan 11, 202134:11
My Favorite Books To Share in Therapy
Dec 21, 202043:35
The Power of Dance with Vania Deonizio, AMFT
Dec 07, 202032:59
Self-Care Skills For The Holidays
Nov 30, 202021:27
Understanding The Body Budget with Lisa Feldman Barrett, PhD
Nov 16, 202031:28
Finding Zen in Dialectical Behavior Therapy with Randy Wolbert, LMSW
Nov 09, 202047:53
How To Solve Problems And Make Up Your Mind
Oct 26, 202035:24
Group: How One Therapist and a Circle of Strangers Saved My Life with Christie Tate
Oct 12, 202001:03:59
Can't Even: How Millennials Became The Burnout Generation with Anne Helen Petersen
Sep 21, 202051:22
My Pandemic Vacation: Adapting Pleasure To Stay In Place
Sep 07, 202024:24
Grounding Exercises For Stress, Anxiety, and Trauma Recovery
Aug 24, 202014:30
How To Stay Human On A Screen All Day
Aug 10, 202042:50
How To Not Be A Karen: Managing The Tensions Of AntiRacist Allyship With The D.E.A.R. Project

How To Not Be A Karen: Managing The Tensions Of AntiRacist Allyship With The D.E.A.R. Project

Therapy For Real Life Podcast welcomes clinical psychologists Danyelle Dawson, Yara Mekawi, and Natalie Watson-Singleton for a discussion of anti-racism and organizational psychology. Today’s panel co-founded The D.E.A.R. Project and recently published an article on Medium titled “How To Not Be A Karen: Managing The Tensions Of AntiRacist Allyship.” (Found here: bit.ly/31fqsLT ). The panelists share their perspectives on integrating research-backed therapy methods with anti-racist education and allyship. The group discusses the limitations of individual therapy and push for strategies that promote broader systemic change. Dialectical Behavior Therapy was originally developed by Marsha Linehan, PhD, who is known for adapting mindfulness concepts into her research-backed work to help individuals “build a life worth living.” Host Anna Lindberg Cedar, MPA, LCSW invites today’s guests to critique the bounds of current therapy best practices through an anti-racist lens. This is not therapy. This is Real Life. Therapy For Real Life. Learn more about self-care and burnout prevention resources: TherapyForRealLife.com or WorkshopsForRealLife.com .
Aug 03, 202001:01:03
How You Say It: Why You Talk The Way You Do And What It Says About You
Jul 27, 202053:36
How To Ask For What You Want
Jul 13, 202027:42
How To Listen And Show Understanding
Jun 29, 202028:01
Mood Tracking And Mindful Action
Jun 22, 202027:15
Recognizing Burnout And Creating Systems Of Change
Jun 15, 202028:47
Self-Care In Political Action

Self-Care In Political Action

Self-care and political action are both essential for true burnout prevention to become a meaningful reality in our daily lives. Yet, political strife and injustice, combined with the immediacy of the issues we face, can lead to a feeling of overwhelm, stuckness, and despair about one's relationship to power. Therapy For Real Life host Anna Lindberg Cedar MPA, LCSW explains that self-care is a powerful tool for justice when it is used in an intersectional way. Learn practical ways to infuse research-backed self-care into your efforts to create change in your life, in your community, and in your relationships.  Burnout prevention is ultimately a choice of values. How will you ensure burnout prevention in your own efforts to create a more just and peaceful world? This if not therapy. This is Real Life. TherapyForRealLife.com . Learn about Therapy For Real Life's online self-care and burnout prevention training options: WorkshopsForRealLife.com . 

Jun 09, 202050:59
Understanding Anxiety vs Fear
Jun 01, 202026:59
Biopsychosocial Theory For Mood Management
May 25, 202021:02
10 Tiny Mood Boosters For Kids
May 04, 202040:08
My Pandemic Vacation: Adapting Pleasure To Stay In Place
Apr 20, 202024:58
Role Playing in Real Life: What Role Will You Play In A Crisis?
Apr 13, 202019:06
Relationship Skills To Outlast A Crisis
Apr 06, 202042:15
Feel Better Fast: 50 Small Ways To Improve Your Mood Right Now
Mar 30, 202025:23
Coping With Uncertainty
Mar 23, 202026:38
My Favorite Books To Share In Therapy
Mar 16, 202045:22
Mindfulness for Health Anxiety and Pain Management
Mar 09, 202028:31
Using Sports Psychology To Make Change
Mar 02, 202023:55
How To Change Unhealthy Patterns
Feb 10, 202032:04
How To Solve Problems And Make Up Your Mind
Jan 27, 202036:41
How To Ruin Your Mood (Or Not...)
Jan 20, 202016:34
Maybe You Should Talk To Someone —Lori Gottlieb did. [Rebroadcast]
Jan 06, 202054:51
A Self-Care Package: 8 Mini Meditations
Dec 31, 201901:09:26
Mini Meditations: Progressive Muscle Relaxation (8/8)
Dec 30, 201909:52
Mini Meditations: Turning The Mind with DBT Skills (7/8)
Dec 27, 201912:03
Mini Meditations: Gratitude Through Mindful Movement (6/8)
Dec 23, 201913:50
Mini Meditations: Willing Hands with DBT Skills (5/8)
Dec 20, 201904:31
Mini Meditations: Paced Breathing (4/8)
Dec 19, 201907:38
Mini Meditations: Loving Kindness (3/8)
Dec 18, 201914:29
Mini Meditations: Imagining Your Favorite Place (2/8)
Dec 17, 201911:02
Mini Meditations: Mindful Body Scan (1/8)
Dec 16, 201912:24
Alleviate Suffering By Balancing Opposites
Dec 09, 201915:55
Turning The Mind To Radical Acceptance
Dec 02, 201932:50
Holiday Self-Care Checklist
Nov 20, 201918:47
Making Sense of Grief with Brie Pierquet, LCSW
Nov 04, 201945:12
Role Playing in Real Life: How Role Conflict Leads To Burnout
Oct 28, 201919:49
ANNOUNCEMENT: Listener call in show!
Oct 21, 201903:50
Avoiding Avoidance with Anja Schmitz, PhD
Oct 15, 201928:35
Mood Check: Defining Burnout
Oct 08, 201922:41
Mood Check: Anxiety vs. Fear
Sep 10, 201927:52
What Is A Burnout Prevention Hack-A-Thon?

What Is A Burnout Prevention Hack-A-Thon?

Did you know that Therapy For Real Life designs and facilitates self-care events for the workplace? Burnout Prevention Hack-A-Thons are an opportunity for your team to learn research-backed self-care strategies in a fun and experiential workshop. Anna Lindberg Cedar MPA LCSW adapts concepts drawn from mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy into stress management strategies for the workplace. Be part of a culture that values emotional wellness. Visit TherapyForRealLife.com >>> workshops for more info or email therapy@annacedar.com to set up a consultation.
Sep 09, 201902:42
Mood Check: Is It Depression?
Sep 03, 201927:28
Tiny Self-Care: Crossover Episode With @therapyforreallife
Aug 26, 201924:40
How Does Therapy Work?
Aug 04, 201951:45
Compassion as Self-Care Through Loving Kindness

Compassion as Self-Care Through Loving Kindness

Compassion is a powerful self-care tool for triggering mood change. Compassion is one of the active ingredients in the mindfulness meditation practice of Loving Kindness, which has proven to have tremendous benefit. Consider how you might use compassion as a self-care or relationship skill in your own life as this episode translates compassion research into practical self-care. Stick around to practice a brief Loving Kindness guided meditation with your host and observe the effects of compassion in the present moment.This is not therapy. This is Real Life. Learn more: TherapyForRealLife.com May you be happy May you be healthy  May you be free from suffering

Jul 22, 201924:34
Mini-Mood Booster: Guided Meditation of Your Favorite Place
Jul 12, 201922:48
Finding Creativity in Self-Care with Elana Story LCSW

Finding Creativity in Self-Care with Elana Story LCSW

Anna Lindberg Cedar MPA LCSW talks with fellow Bay Area psychotherapist Elana Story LCSW about creativity in and out of the therapy process. Elana is a therapist who specializes in trauma recovery, parenting concerns, and working with trans/queer communities. Elana shares how she started a creative process as a personal form of burnout prevention, and how she adapts these practices into sustainable self-care. Learn small ways to integrate creativity into your own self-care routine as you listen to how these therapists hold space for creativity in their own lives. Give yourself permission to think creatively about your own self-care routine -- no matter what your schedule looks like. This is not therapy. This is Real Life. Learn more: TherapyForRealLife.com

Jul 01, 201930:03
How To Microdose Self-Care: Getting Strategic with Self-Care Goals
Jun 17, 201915:04
What Is Urge Surfing? Let’s Try It!
Jun 10, 201926:18
Self-Care Checklist When The News Is (Extra) Triggering
May 20, 201925:47
Yoga for Real Life: Gratitude in Practice with Angela Madonia
May 13, 201927:46
How Can Changemakers Restore Themselves? Ask Tiffany Johnson...
May 07, 201947:20
What is Psychological Flexibility?
Apr 30, 201928:11
Maybe You Should Talk To Someone: Lori Gottlieb did...
Apr 22, 201953:59
Burnout Prevention Checklist
Apr 18, 201921:58
Grounding Exercises for Stress, Anxiety, or Trauma
Apr 10, 201913:25
When To Speak Up For What You Want Or Say No
Apr 05, 201923:38
Identifying Core Needs in Relationships and Then What?
Apr 04, 201920:42
Feel Better Fast: 50 Small Ways To Improve Your Mood
Apr 01, 201920:58
Reality Acceptance and Radical Willingness
Mar 29, 201926:32
Motivation Boosters for Change
Mar 14, 201921:42
10 Hacks for Better Sleep
Mar 09, 201917:36
What To Do In A Crisis! + Bio-Mood Hacking
Mar 07, 201946:45
How To Ask For What You Want (Relationship Superpowers)
Feb 21, 201925:01
Let's Get Personal: Burnout Prevention for Real Life
Feb 21, 201936:01
Relationship Superpowers: Validation (DBT)
Feb 19, 201922:52
What is Mindfulness?
Feb 13, 201923:07
Mood Hacks: 4 Solutions to Any Problem
Feb 06, 201913:55
Self-Care In Relationships
Jan 31, 201913:08
Mood Hacks: Opposite Action (DBT)

Mood Hacks: Opposite Action (DBT)

Learn about research-backed self-care skills for hacking your mood. Anna talks with clinicians from the SF-based startup, helloKIP.com about Dialectical Behavior Therapy’s demonstrated effectiveness in mood regulation. Listen in as Anna describes how to practice DBT’s mood hacking tip —Opposite Action. This is not therapy. This is Real Life. Learn more: TherapyForRealLife.com
Jan 28, 201917:36
What is Wise Mind? (DBT)
Jan 25, 201912:30
What are Emotions?
Jan 24, 201909:44
What is Burnout?
Jan 22, 201910:01
Welcome to Therapy For Real Life Podcast!
Jan 22, 201902:45
Self-Care For Everywhere

Self-Care For Everywhere

Self-Care is meant to be shared...
Jan 21, 201900:60