Other People's Problems

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Real people. Real problems. Real talk. Normally, therapy sessions are totally confidential — but this podcast opens the doors. Hillary McBride and her clients want to help demystify mental health. No actors. No auditions. No artifice.

Episode Date
Hillary's podcast pick: Mic Drop
If you liked how Other People's Problems let you into the minds and hearts of ordinary people you'll love Mic Drop. Listen in as teenagers share their mood-swinging, dream-chasing, rule-breaking dramas and adventures.
May 04, 2018
Episode 9 - Patti - Giving until it’s gone
Patti strives to be perfect and does so much for her son and husband. Hillary helps her see that giving even more is not the answer.
Apr 24, 2018
Episode 8 - Sloane - Putting a name on this problem
Hillary gives Sloane a diagnosis of Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder to help her understand why she feels so overwhelmed at times. But will the diagnosis help Sloane feel more or less empowered to change?
Apr 23, 2018
Episode 7 - Belle - The eating disorder voice inside
Belle has a voice inside her head that torments her with messages of self-hate. She turns to food to feel better. Hillary tries to help her with a therapy called EMDR.
Apr 22, 2018
OPP Extra - 'Maggie' interview
'Maggie' talks with OPP creator and producer Jodie Martinson about what it was like to be a part of the podcast, and how the microphone in the room affected her.
Apr 20, 2018
Episode 6 - Franklyn - Heartbreak in a digital world
Franklyn revokes his access to tracking his ex-wife’s whereabouts through her phone. It’s his last connection to her.
Apr 19, 2018
Episode 5 - Patti - Birth trauma
The birth of Patti’s son still haunts her today. What can she do to overcome those memories that are keeping her stuck in guilt and regret?
Apr 18, 2018
Episode 4 - Megan and Clark - Learning how to be married all over again
Megan and Clark are going through some major life changes. Clark welcomes the change. Megan is supportive yet can’t help but miss what’s been lost along the way.
Apr 17, 2018
OPP Extra - Hillary McBride interview
Creator and producer of Other People's Problems Jodie Martinson sits down with Hillary to explain how OPP was made, and what challenges they faced in putting it together.
Apr 13, 2018
Episode 3 - Steve - Sex is more than sex
Steve wants to have more sex with his wife. But is his focus on the bedroom obscuring a bigger issue?
Apr 12, 2018
Episode 2 - Maggie - When good moms need to be bad
Sometimes we use thrills - even illegal ones - to lift our mood when we’re feeling down. Maggie is a stay-at-home mom who struggles with the humdrum of raising little ones. But can she find a way to feel proud and powerful without resorting to destructive thrills?
Apr 11, 2018
Episode 1 - Sloane - Childhood trauma changes everything
Sloane is planning her wedding, but childhood memories make her fearful of what could go horribly wrong. Although she’s excited to start a new stage of her life, she’s having nightmares of her wedding day. They all revolve around her mother.
Apr 10, 2018
Normally, therapy sessions are totally confidential. Hillary McBride and her clients want to help demystify mental health. This is what people really sound like when they talk about traumatic births, turbulent divorces, eating disorders and tough childhoods.
Mar 02, 2018