Episode 116 – What is Your Attachment Style? Understanding Attachment Patterns Can Impact Your Relationships.

https://youtu.be/ZQmMlHLO1Dw Ep116 What is Your Attachment Style? The way we interact with our current partners, children, or even work colleagues has a lot to do with how we attached to our primary caregivers as children. And understanding these “attachment styles” can ultimately lead to better relationships with those we care about. Are you anxious-preoccupied, having …

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Episode 115 – Developing Teen Girl Confidence/Healthy Social Media Skills w/Kim Partridge RN, Life Coach “Coach Kimmie”

Ep115 Developing Teen Girl Confidence/Healthy Social Media w/Kim Partridge RN, Life Coach “Coach Kimmie” Tony Overbay, LMFT interview Kim “Coach Kimmie” Partridge, R.N. on The Virtual Couch podcast. Coach Kimmie, a registered nurse for 25 years and life coach, helps girls with teenage anxiety, and confidence issues, learn to “hush their inner critic and know that …

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Episode 113 – The Bishop’s Strongest Tools to Help Addicts – My Interview on LeadingSaints.org

https://youtu.be/WJ9Lri6tJI8 Ep113 The Bishop’s Strongest Tools to Help Addicts, Tony’s Interview on LeadingSaints.org HEADS UP! ATTENTION! Please listen to this episode if you or ANYONE in your life has struggled with addiction. This episode contains an interview I did primarily targeted for LDS bishops (congregational leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) …

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Episode 112 – 8 Types of Narcissism, More Gaslighting and Send Me Examples!

https://youtu.be/DlGO7Zb8VFY Title The more the word “narcissist” gets thrown around, the more chances there are to use the term incorrectly. Tony gives the diagnostic criteria for NPD and then discusses sociology PhD Kristen Milstead’s article “8 Types of Narcissists.” What is covert vs. overt narcissism, why is a malignant narcissist the most dangerous? And Tony …

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Episode 111 BONUS Emotional Baseline, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Tony Overbay on Monica Packer’s About Progress Podcast

https://youtu.be/H4ehgld1oes Title Tony appears on Monica Packer’s “About Progress” podcast. Monica titled the episode, “How to Stop Hating Yourself with Tony Overbay.” Her description says: Mindset is everything. So what do you do if the only way you learned how to change in the past was by hating yourself into it? Shifting your life by …

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Episode 110 Navigating a Breakup, With Balloons and Party Hats if Needed

https://youtu.be/AiWmuheWDSk Title Navigating a break up can be incredibly difficult, leaving you feeling blindsided, emotionally triggered by every smell, sound, and place that you go. And what about the pain? You feel like your heart is literally breaking! Did you know that brain scans show that a breakup lights up the same area as physical …

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Episode 109 Brooke Romney on Parenting, “Repeat After Me, My Child is Not Perfect and Neither is Yours”

Ep109 Brooke Romney on Parenting Brooke Romney is a writer, speaker, and a mother of 4 very active boys. A couple of years ago she wrote an article called “Repeat After Me, My Child is Not Perfect and Neither is Yours” which struck a chord with parents everywhere. She thought if she “mothered hard enough” …

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Episode 106 Neuroplasticity of the Brain, Post-Concussion Syndrome, TBI with Dr. Molly Parker PT

Title Dr. Molly Parker’s life changed dramatically when a car ran up on the sidewalk and hit her and many others leaving her with severe post-concussion syndrome and a sensorimotor disorder for 7 years. A physical therapist herself, she saw over 70 healthcare providers and spent thousands of hours researching how to heal from a …

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Episode 104 Highly Sensitive People (HSP) are Super Heros! Featuring Nikki Eisenhauer from the Emotional Bada$$ podcast

https://youtu.be/rHCEueqs-QE Ep104 Nikki Eisenhauer on Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) Tony interviews Nikki Eisenhauer, International Life Coach, Psychotherapist and host of the award-winning podcast Emotional Badass about her experiences as, and working with Highly Sensitive People (HSP). Some estimates say that 10-15% of the population would fall under the spectrum of HSP. A highly sensitive person …

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Episode 103 Q-U-I-T What kind of 4-letter word is Quit? When is it OK to Quit?

Ep103 Q-U-I-T What kind of 4-letter word is Quit? When is it OK to Quit? When is it OK to quit? When do you finally pull the plug on the job you aren’t satisfied with, the relationship that appears to be going nowhere or the school that you always dreamed of attending? Tony refers to …

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Episode 102 Managing Screen Time w/Andrea & Tyler Davis of Betterscreentime.com

https://youtu.be/pxrRZAcpK_U Ep102 Managing Screen Time Betterscreentime.com Tony Overbay, LMFT interviews Tyler and Andrea Davis, creators of Betterscreentime.com on positive screentime strategies for parents and teens. They’ve spent a considerable amount of time studying the latest research, interviewing intentional parents, and testing strategies in their own home—all in order to learn what really works (and what …

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Episode 101 Can Your Brain Multitask? Myth or Reality and What Do You Do With Your Time?

Ep101 Can Your Brain Multitask? Myth or Reality and What Do You Do With Your Time? Is multitasking a myth or are some people able to spread themselves thin and thrive?  And what do you do with your time? Do you value an extra minute, or a few seconds? Tony first tackles time, motivated by …

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Episode 100 You’ve Got This! Puppies, Ponies, $200 bills and 6 Principals of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Title You can do this! What is this? Whatever you’re going through right now, and this isn’t your typical “you can do anything you put your mind to” speech. This is an episode to be returned to, an episode designed to help you understand where your “this” is coming from and then what to do …

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Episode 99 Eat Squat Mom’s Elisabeth Mortensen on Confidence, Body Image, and Finding What’s Right for YOU!”

https://youtu.be/prvQzgHA0SA Ep99 Eat Squat Mom’s Elisabeth Mortensen on Confidence, Body Image, Balance Tony interviews Elisabeth Mortensen, better known as Eat Squat Mom (Instagram @eat.squat.mom). From Elisabeth’s website http://eatsquatmom.com “I have been on many fitness journeys over the last eight years and have striven for perfection each time. I have found that perfection doesn’t lie in …

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Episode 98 Improving Relationships via Shared Experiences, Are You Trying to Be Relatable, or Impressive?

Ep98 Improving Relationships via Shared Experiences…Relatable vs Impressive Can going to a movie be a bonding experience? Do you think that sitting next to your partner on your phone/computer while they watch something on TV is good enough? Tony dives into studies that show that connection, even in the mundane trumps Icelandic spelunking! Learn how …

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Episode 97 Resolutions That Will Stick, No Really! Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Plus Resolutions = Success!!

Ep97 Resolutions That Will Stick, No Really! Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Plus Resolutions = Success!! It’s New Year’s Resolution time! Does that bring a feeling of fear, or excitement to your brain? Tony weaves acceptance and commitment therapy into 5 evidence-based ways to make your resolutions stick once and for all! Learn how your values must …

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Episode 96 Dating in the Modern Age with Caitlin Markham AMFT

Ep96 Dating in the Modern Age with Caitlin Markham, AMFT Caitlin Markham, AMFT makes her second appearance on The Virtual Couch podcast. Tony and Caitlin discuss problematic dating trends for young adults and how advances in technology have hindered the progression of healthy relationships. Caitlin explains the MGTOW (Men Going Their Own Way) movement, how …

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Episode 93 Can Empathy Be Taught/Learned? Or is it a Factory Setting?

Title Empathy has become a big buzzword over the past few years, and, chances are you’ve wondered if your spouse, your kids, or your boss lacks empathy altogether? Or are you the one you’re worried about? In part 1 of 2, Tony looks at the 3 components of empathy and covers 5 evidence-based methods for …

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Episode 92 Reed Ward, Licensed Educational Psychologist on School Evaluations, Autism, ADHD, Memory

https://www.youtube.chttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9I6x2pM5Lo&t=486som/watch?v=9uOETcuFjbE Ep92 Reed Ward, Licensed Educational Psychologist on Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia Reed Ward, a licensed educational psychologist (LEP) and school psychologist, shares how educational testing and assessments for autism, dyslexia, ADHD, and various learning disabilities are beneficial in helping understand a student’s individual academic need. Reed also shares signs of what to look for in …

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Episode 91 McKinley Overbay on Battling Depression as a Teen, Opening Up to Friends, How Parents Can Help

Ep91 McKinley Overbay on Battling Depression as a Teen, How Parents Help Tony is joined by his daughter McKinley Overbay to discuss her recent Instagram post on World Mental Health Day in which she discussed her life 6 months after opening up to friends about her depression and anxiety. In the post she shares that …

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Episode 89 BONUS What is Gaslighting? Do you feel like you’re losing your mind in your relationship?

Ep89 What is Gaslighting? From the National Domestic Abuse Hotline (thehotline.org) “I never said that. You’re making things up again.” “Are you sure? You tend to have a bad memory.” “It’s all in your head.” Does your partner repeatedly say things like this to you? Do you often start questioning your own perception of reality, …

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Episode 88 Dr. Laura Sparrow on Losing Her Baby at 35 Weeks, Her Grieving Process, What To Say to Mothers Who Experience a Stillbirth

https://youtu.be/WB41If4l2RQ Ep88 Dr. Laura Sparrow Dr. Laura Sparrow joins Tony Overbay, LMFT on The Virtual Couch Podcast to discuss her experience in losing her baby, Bodie, at 35 weeks and how she has been able to move forward despite daily reminders of her loss. Laura shares what she felt was the most helpful ways that …

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