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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. 

Jun 9, 2023

Dr Akeem Sule is a Psychiatrist in Essex, UK. He helped to found the Black Psychiatrists Association of the UK, and is a specialist in medication, treatment, and the application of psychological theory to popular culture. He has done tons of work in the use of Hip-Hop as a tool to educate patients about their own...

Jun 2, 2023

Sophie Edwards is a returning guest to The Broken Brain. She is an author, vocal coach, and the creator of "We Have Always Existed," a YouTube series focused on historical accounts of Gender-Fluid and Transgender individuals throughout history. 

Sophie joins me today to share stories from her research Transgendered...

May 23, 2023

Sharon Blady joins to talk about the psychological elements of Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3. We discuss personal community building, trauma, the dynamic of found family and the tricky balance of improving relationships and self while still accepting things as they are. 

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May 19, 2023

Addiction is a problem that has historically been left to law enforcement professionals. Criminal charge diversion is a growing approach to giving individuals struggling with addiction the chance to opt for treatment rather than legal punishment. This has been shown to be effective in reducing recidivism and...

May 15, 2023

Sharon Blady rejoins the program today to look at the 2 things she and I nerd about the most: Psychology & Superheroes! 
This is our deep dive into the psychological aspects of the MCU film Ant Man And The Wasp: Quantumania. 
We discuss generational gap, social advocacy, heroism, running from responsibility and...