Reality in Fiction In the beginning of human existence, we are told stories. We have told stories that intrigue us, explain our world, scare us and change us. We have used stories to help explain ourselves and the world around us. Reality in fiction is a podcast that takes characters and stories from fiction and uses it to explain humanity as we know ourselves. In this podcast we will talk about mental and physical health and social norms.

August 18, 2017  

In this epsiode we talk about what it means to find ourself, be apart of something bigger than ourselves and face our fears through the story of Disney's The Jungle Book. 

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August 16, 2017  

In this episode we explore what revenge does to relationships and the collateral damage we incur from the fantasy. 

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August 4, 2017  

This Episode uses Mighty Thor to discuss gender issues in the mental health field. From gender norms in culture to the biases seen in mental health research, we take some time to look at the importance of recognizing how sex and gender effect mental health. 

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July 28, 2017  

On this episode, Trishell is back to discuss one of her favorite movies as an adult, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. We use the concepts in the movie to discuss moving out of "being stuck" into a more fulfilling life. 

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July 22, 2017  

Tim is back in this episode to dicuss firefly, serenity and family of choice. 

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July 15, 2017  

In this Epsiode, we discuss how children understand there world and what they learn from us, through the lense of Into the Woods music "children will listen. Children will listen is written by Stephen Sondheim and the version in this espisode is produced by Disney media. 

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July 7, 2017  

In this episode, I discuss my own emotions around the Holocaust through the story of the graohic novel Maus. Maus is a biographical graphic novel written by Art Spiegelman depicting his father's experience as a Jew in World War II.

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July 1, 2017  

In this episode, Josh is back to explore the imaginative world of Calvin's advertures as Spaceman Spiff, We talk about the important of problem solving and allowing children to function in creative spaces. 

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June 23, 2017  

In this episode we look at empathy through the story of Mary Poppins. 

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June 16, 2017  

In this Episode, Josh and I explore Calvin and Hobbes and the connection to imagination, safety and creativity. 

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