We’ve all got issues, and some of that baggage comes from our own parents. This week, sports journalist Jemele Hill joins Dr. Imani to talk about how they each dealt with their dads’ absence from their lives and how it affected their mental health growing up. Follow Jemele on Twitter and Instagram @jemelehill. Keep up with Dr. Imani on Instagram @doctor.imani and on Twitter @doctor_imani.
Do you know someone who believes that Tupac is still alive or that the government faked the moon landing? This week, Dr. Imani dives into the psychology that attracts so many people to conspiracy theories, and how to set boundaries with people in your life who are in too deep. Plus, Imani takes a look at how Netflix’s Jessica Jones depicts PTSD. (Content warning: contains discussion of emotional and physical abuse.) Keep up with Dr. Imani on Instagram @doctor.imani and on Twitter @doctor_imani.
Dr. Imani breaks down why burnout is a serious mental health issue and shares some tips to cope.
While the podcast is on a break, Dr. Imani wants to hear from you, her listeners! Send your questions or thoughts to AskDrImani@gmail.com.
This week, Dr. Imani walks us through the collective grief we’re feeling about losing our old way of life and how to cope.
This week, Dr. Imani breaks down the signs of abuse, how to get help, and how realistic domestic violence in pop culture is with anti-violence advocate and therapist Sequoya Hayes from Sista Afya, a community mental wellness organization in Chicago.
This week, Dr. Imani breaks down what eating disorders are, how they affect people across all demographics, and how you can cope if you’re struggling with disordered eating.
This week, Imani talks with comedian Gary Gulman, who underwent ECT to treat severe depression.
This week, Imani shares how she’s been processing the end of her marriage, how she’s been coping with being alone, and more.
This week, Imani breaks down what kinds of anxiety disorders there are, what they feel like, and how to get help for them.