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The Broken Brain ™

Break your Brain and blow your mind! It's too interesting of a world to be bored. Take a look at culture through a psychological lens. Join a psychotherapist who is trying to discover more about creation, culture, and mental health. 

Sep 26, 2023

This is a segment that was pre-recorded for the live event for Opioid Awareness on 8/31, but was not used that day due to a time crunch. You can also view the full video of this interview on the Broken Brain YouTube channel:

Ryan Luis Rodriguez, friend of the show, is here to talk...

Sep 21, 2023

Attachment theory and understanding our own styles of attachment are foundational to mental health, and one of the most important elements of our psychology. At the same time very few people outside the mental health field talk about it, and unfortunately does not come up in treatment circles often enough. 


Sep 19, 2023

Part 2 of our efforts to provide more meaningful diagnostic information for Batman's Rogue Gallery. We dive right into it this time and ask questions like:

Is this villain even mentally ill?

Are the stories using bias and public perception of mental illness, sometimes in an exploitive way? 

What's Arkham's deal...

Sep 14, 2023

Happy Batman Day!

Every September 16th we all (at least those who observe) celebrate the creation of Batman in 1939.

Christian Hurst, widely known as Dwight's brother, joins to talk about the use of psychological disorders in the Batman stories. This leads to chatting about the basis of diagnosis, representation of...

Sep 9, 2023

It's Batman month on the Broken Brain! Watch for new Batman Mental Health episodes and video clips on social media links. To start us off, this episode is a replay of an episode from June 2022, around the release of the film "The Batman." 

Sharon Blady is the perfect CoHost for this episode. We take a look at this...