Jedi Counsel Podcast 53 – Get Out, Part 2: A Discussion of Racism and Mental Health

*This episode includes Get Out spoilers.*

 Hi there, awesome listeners! Today’s episode continues the discussion of the critically-acclaimed horror film, Get Out. First, we talk about race-related themes in the movie and their connections to psychology and mental health. Next, we discuss the approaches that mental health professionals take to provide effective services for diverse clients. Finally, we offer concluding thoughts and one of Brandon’s famous pearls of wisdom.

For more detailed information on these topics, please check out the following:

Get Out: Jordan Peele, a podcast episode on the Q&A Podcast

A blog post by Katie that summarizes and links to information about racial discrimination

American Psychological Association resources on psychology & racism

Naming It, a podcast co-hosted by two psychologists who “explore the intersections of social justice, psychology, and Blackness”

Hidden Brain, a podcast that recently did a series of episodes on topics related to psychology & racism

-5 mental health podcasts by therapists of color

Jedi Counsel Podcast 52 – Get Out, Part 1: Hypnosis, Mental Health Representation, & Treatment for Smoking

*This episode includes Get Out spoilers.*

Hello, loyal or new listeners! Today’s episode includes a discussion of the critically-acclaimed horror film, Get Out. First, we talk about our overall impressions of the movie. Next, we take a look at the mental health professional depicted in the movie, including her use of hypnosis. We conclude by talking very briefly about evidence-based treatments for quitting smoking.

For more detailed information on these topics, please check out the following:

How Hypnosis Works, a podcast episode by How Stuff Works

Get Out: Jordan Peele, a podcast episode on the Q&A Podcast

-For more information about quitting smoking, check out these resources from the American Lung Association.