Beauty and the Beast, Supergirl, Telltale Batman, Horizon Zero Dawn, Psychonauts

March 3, 2017

#85: This week we talk a bit about the first LGBT character in a Disney movie, a quick line in a Supergirl episode, mental health talk in Batman: The Telltale Series, dialogue choices in Horizon Zero Down, and positive mental health in the original Psychonauts.

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Love is Love, Destiny, PSAs

February 24, 2017

#84: Content Warning: Pulse Nightclub Shooting

This week we discuss the comic book anthology 'Love is Love' which was created in honor of the victims of the 2016 mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. We wrap up with a discussion about PSAs and responsibility in media.

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*We are currently building the Geek Therapy Library which is designed to help fans communicate through their favorite movies, books, and games. It is a resource for therapists, teachers, and parents to find a way to work with or talk about things through awesome content and allow Geeks and Nerds everywhere a way to be better understood.

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LEGO Batman, #MentalHealthRep, Mirror Stories

February 17, 2017

#83: This week Lara and Josué talk about the LEGO Batman Movie, mental health representation in some of their favorite shows, the potential of mirror stories as conversation starters, and somehow end up talking about the biggest blockbusters they are looking forward to this year. 

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*We are currently building the Geek Therapy Library which is designed to help fans communicate through their favorite movies, books, and games. It is a resource for therapists, teachers, and parents to find a way to work with or talk about things through awesome content and allow Geeks and Nerds everywhere a way to be better understood.

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Wonder Woman, Powerless, The Magicians, La La Land, America Chávez

February 10, 2017

#82: This week we discuss an issue of Wonder Woman Rebirth, the new DC comedy Powerless, Syfy's The Magicians, La La Land, and we briefly bring up Marvel's Latina Queer superhero America Chávez.

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*We are currently building the Geek Therapy Library which is designed to help fans communicate through their favorite movies, books, and games. It is a resource for therapists, teachers, and parents to find a way to work with or talk about things through awesome content and allow Geeks and Nerds everywhere a way to be better understood.

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Emoji Blitz, Supergirl, Steven Universe, Legends of Tomorrow, Finding Dory, Geek Politics

February 3, 2017

#81: This week we discuss playing games as rest, Supergirl, Steven Universe, Legends of Tomorrow, Ellen's use of Finding Dory to discuss a political issue, and Josué has an idea for a geeky political project.

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*We are currently building the Geek Therapy Library which is designed to help fans communicate through their favorite movies, books, and games. It is a resource for therapists, teachers, and parents to find a way to work with or talk about things through awesome content and allow Geeks and Nerds everywhere a way to be better understood.

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Fun Home, Gaming With Adult Supervision

January 27, 2017

#80: Lara talks about going to see the live version of Alison Bechdel's Fun Home and Josué shares some insights from playing Telltale's The Walking Dead with his nephew.

 

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*We are currently building the Geek Therapy Library which is designed to help fans communicate through their favorite movies, books, and games. It is a resource for therapists, teachers, and parents to find a way to work with or talk about things through awesome content and allow Geeks and Nerds everywhere a way to be better understood.

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Steven Universe, 2064: Read Only Memories, Gender Pronouns, Superhero Culture and Aggression

January 20, 2017

#79: We discuss an unhealthy relationship metaphor and gender fluidity in Steven Universe, gender pronouns in 2064: Read Only Memories, and a new research article titled "Pow! Boom! Kablam! Effects of viewing superhero programs on aggressive, prosocial, and defending behaviors in preschool children" ... We have a few things to say about that article.

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*We are currently building the Geek Therapy Library which is designed to help fans communicate through their favorite movies, books, and games. It is a resource for therapists, teachers, and parents to find a way to work with or talk about things through awesome content and allow Geeks and Nerds everywhere a way to be better understood.

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Geek Therapy: Past, Present, and Future

January 13, 2017

#78: This week Lara and Josué discuss what Geek Therapy is all about and how to convey that message. Help! We look at the past, present, and future of GT to take stock and improve our message.

Find us at www.GeekTherapy.com@GeekTherapy | Lara: @GeekTherapist | Josué: @JosueACardona

*We are currently building the Geek Therapy Library which is designed to help fans communicate through their favorite movies, books, and games. It is a resource for therapists, teachers, and parents to find a way to work with or talk about things through awesome content and allow Geeks and Nerds everywhere a way to be better understood.

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Anxiety Gaming: Providing Mental Health Resources for the Gaming Community

January 6, 2017

#77: This week Josué interviews Jason Docton, Director of Care at Anxiety Gaming, a non-profit dedicated to providing mental health resources for the gaming community. From the AG website: "From donating video game consoles to foster homes, to matching gamers with the perfect therapist, to completely covering the cost of mental health care for those that couldn’t otherwise afford it. We make mental health fun, free, and available." Please check out AG's work at www.AnxietyGaming.com

Find us at www.GeekTherapy.com@GeekTherapy | Lara: @GeekTherapist | Josué: @JosueACardona

*We are currently building the Geek Therapy Library which is designed to help fans communicate through their favorite movies, books, and games. It is a resource for therapists, teachers, and parents to find a way to work with or talk about things through awesome content and allow Geeks and Nerds everywhere a way to be better understood.

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The Power of Geek Culture to Empower Individuals and Communities

December 30, 2016

#76: Josué interviews Brady Faye and Kelsey Dickerson after they interviewed him for a documentary on the power of Geek culture to empower individuals and communities. Brad and Kelsey talk about their experience during the production so far, including meeting George R. R. Martin, and what they hope to accomplish with the project. Featuring our first-ever Friends reference and some sports talk! 

Check out Brad and Kelsey's work at Superhero Faces

www.GeekTherapy.com@GeekTherapy | Lara:  @GeekTherapist | Josué: @JosueACardona

*We are currently building the Geek Therapy Library which is designed to help fans communicate through their favorite movies, books, and games. It is a resource for therapists, teachers, and parents to find a way to work with or talk about things through awesome content and allow Geeks and Nerds everywhere a way to be better understood.

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