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Go Friend Your Self with Dr. Baker

Dr. Baker

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Go Friend Your Self with Dr. Baker
Go Friend Your Self with Dr. Baker

Go Friend Your Self with Dr. Baker

Dr. Baker

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149
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Clinical psychologist, Dr. Baker, shares information and inspiration about overcoming self-doubt and effectively handling stress to help you increase your confidence, own who you are and thrive. We can improve our relationship with ourselves through investing our energy in being our own best friend instead of worst critic. Go Friend Your Self!This podcast is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

Latest Episodes

#46 - A Note from Dr. Baker

A note from Dr. Baker about the Go Friend Your Self podcast, the journey so far, and how to stay in touch. Stay connected by visiting www.GoFriendYourSelfDoc.com and sharing your email on that site to stay updated and in touch. Thank you!If you enjoy this podcast and you'd like to give back to it then click the Donate button at GoFriendYourSelfDoc.com. Thank you! Stay connected with Dr. Baker at: www.GoFriendYourSelfDoc.comFollow Dr. Baker on Twitter: @DrBakerPhDCheck out her Instagram at: GoFriendYourSelfDocFollow on Facebook: www.facebook.com/GoFriendYourSelfRecommending this podcast to others and providing ratings and reviews is always greatly appreciated! Thank you for listening.

9 MIN2018 JUN 6
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#46 - A Note from Dr. Baker

#45 - Cherishing Your Mistakes

How do we treat ourselves when we make mistakes? How does our attitude about mistakes or perceived failure impact our growth and confidence? What if we embrace our mistakes as proof that we are alive and bravely growing? If you enjoy this podcast and you'd like to give back to it then click the Donate button at GoFriendYourSelfDoc.com. Thank you! Stay connected with Dr. Baker at: www.GoFriendYourSelfDoc.comFollow Dr. Baker on Twitter: @DrBakerPhDCheck out her Instagram at: GoFriendYourSelfDocFollow on Facebook: www.facebook.com/GoFriendYourSelfRecommending this podcast to others and providing ratings and reviews is always greatly appreciated! Thank you for listening.

15 MIN2018 MAY 30
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#45 - Cherishing Your Mistakes

#44 - From Imagination to Existence

Uncertainty about the unknown can block us from moving forward toward new opportunities and experiences. We can try and imagine what it would be like if we jump into the next new thing. However, our minds can fill with worries and doubt, creating significant obstacles to change and progress. Dr. Baker shares about this common experience and ways we might connect with what we want when we feel stuck. As Goethe so eloquently states: “Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.”If you enjoy this podcast and you'd like to give back to it then click the Donate button at GoFriendYourSelfDoc.com. Thank you! Stay connected with Dr. Baker at: www.GoFriendYourSelfDoc.comFollow Dr. Baker on Twitter: @DrBakerPhDCheck out her Instagram at: GoFriendYourSelfDocFollow on Facebook: www.facebook.com/GoFriendYourSelfRecommending this podcast to others and providing ratings and reviews is always greatly appreciated! Thank you for listening.

12 MIN2018 MAY 23
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#44 - From Imagination to Existence

#43 - Interview with Former NHL Goalie Clint Malarchuk and Wife Joanie. Part 2 of 2

Dr. Baker continues her interview with former NHL Goalie and author of A Matter of Inches: How I Survived in the Crease and Beyond, Clint Malarchuk, and his wife Joanie. They share an intimate look behind the scenes of their public lives after Clint survived one of the worst accidents in sports history and battled with mental illness and addiction. He is now a mental health advocate, author, and speaker and together they bravely share their story and inspire others. (Trigger warning: we discuss abuse, substance abuse, and suicide and Clint also describes his accident on the ice).If you enjoy this podcast and you'd like to give back to it then click the Donate button at GoFriendYourSelfDoc.com. Thank you! Crisis resources:United States: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255https://projecturok.org/gethelp/International Association for Suicide Prevention – Global list of resources: http://www.iasp.info/resources/Crisis_Centres/Clint ...

37 MIN2018 MAY 16
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#43 - Interview with Former NHL Goalie Clint Malarchuk and Wife Joanie. Part 2 of 2

#42 - Interview with Former NHL Goalie Clint Malarchuk and Wife Joanie. Part 1 of 2

Dr. Baker interviews former NHL Goalie and author of A Matter of Inches: How I Survived in the Crease and Beyond, Clint Malarchuk, and his wife Joanie. They share an intimate look behind the scenes of their public lives after Clint survived one of the worst accidents in sports history and battled with mental illness and addiction. He is now a mental health advocate, author, and speaker and together they bravely share their story and inspire others. (Trigger warning: we discuss abuse, substance abuse, and suicide and Clint also describes his accident on the ice).If you enjoy this podcast and you'd like to give back to it then click the Donate button at GoFriendYourSelfDoc.com. Thank you! Crisis resources:United States: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255https://projecturok.org/gethelp/International Association for Suicide Prevention – Global list of resources: http://www.iasp.info/resources/Crisis_Centres/Clint Malarchuk - Press ...

54 MIN2018 MAY 9
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#42 - Interview with Former NHL Goalie Clint Malarchuk and Wife Joanie. Part 1 of 2

#41 - You can do it! But at what cost?

Many of us can take on too much. Although we may be capable of taking on more, it may not be in our best interest - it may even lead to stress, exhaustion, and resentment. Dr. Baker shares how we might slow down to pause and ask ourselves some key questions before we say "I can do it!"If you enjoy this podcast and you'd like to give back to it then click the Donate button at GoFriendYourSelfDoc.com. Thank you! Stay connected with Dr. Baker at: www.GoFriendYourSelfDoc.comFollow Dr. Baker on Twitter: @DrBakerPhDCheck out her Instagram at: GoFriendYourSelfDocFollow on Facebook: www.facebook.com/GoFriendYourSelfRecommending this podcast to others and providing ratings and reviews is always greatly appreciated! Thank you for listening.

12 MIN2018 MAY 2
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#41 - You can do it! But at what cost?

#40 - A Wise Investment?

It can be difficult to walk away from things we have invested in that are no longer good for us or a good fit for our lives. Dr. Baker shares about cognitive dissonance and how it may contribute to this issue, as well as ways we can recognize when it occurs and use this knowledge as the impetus for making positive changes in our lives. If you enjoy this podcast and you'd like to give back to it then click the Donate button at GoFriendYourSelfDoc.com. Thank you! Video clip of Festinger and Carlsmith’s study (Cognitive Dissonance):https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kmVy1QPXn0Stay connected with Dr. Baker at: www.GoFriendYourSelfDoc.comFollow Dr. Baker on Twitter: @DrBakerPhDCheck out her Instagram at: GoFriendYourSelfDocFollow on Facebook: www.facebook.com/GoFriendYourSelfRecommending this podcast to others and providing ratings and reviews is always greatly appreciated! Thank you for listening.

26 MIN2018 APR 25
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#40 - A Wise Investment?

#39 - Interview with Ethan Smith, actor, director, writer, producer, and National Ambassador for the IOCDF

Dr. Baker interviews Ethan Smith about his brave journey to heal, recover, and reclaim his life from OCD. He candidly shares what it was like to go through dark and difficult times and how he eventually connected with hope, humor, and a belief in his ability to overcome his symptoms and prevail. If you enjoy this podcast and you'd like to give back to it then click the Donate button at GoFriendYourSelfDoc.com. Thank you! Websites mentioned in this episode:Ethan’s Keynote Speech with footage of his treatment and scenes from Dexter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RPH27Z3IzNY International OCD Foundation: https://iocdf.org/Peace of Mind: http://www.peaceofmind.com/Stay connected with Dr. Baker at: www.GoFriendYourSelfDoc.comFollow Dr. Baker on Twitter: @DrBakerPhDCheck out her Instagram at: GoFriendYourSelfDocFollow on Facebook: www.facebook.com/GoFriendYourSelfRecommending this podcast to others and providing ratings and reviews is always greatly appreciated! Thank you for listening.

79 MIN2018 APR 18
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#39 - Interview with Ethan Smith, actor, director, writer, producer, and National Ambassador for the IOCDF

#38 - Life After Loss

Dr. Baker shares about life after loss, including: loss of a loved one, divorce, and life circumstances as well as common feelings and reactions we may experience as we grieve, including her own. She dispels some of the myths about grief and highlights a compassionate way through our individual journey of healing from loss. If you enjoy this podcast and you'd like to give back to it then click the Donate button at GoFriendYourSelfDoc.com. Thank you! Stay connected with Dr. Baker at: www.GoFriendYourSelfDoc.comFollow Dr. Baker on Twitter: @DrBakerPhDCheck out her Instagram at: GoFriendYourSelfDocFollow on Facebook: www.facebook.com/GoFriendYourSelfWebsites mentioned in this episode or of interest: https://www.mastersincounseling.org/loss-grief-bereavement.htmlhttps://www.helpguide.org/articles/grief/coping-with-grief-and-loss.htmhttps://projecturok.org/resources/https://www.nami.org/https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/talk-to-someone-now/Recommending this podcast to others and prov...

24 MIN2018 APR 11
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#38 - Life After Loss

#37 - What Will They Think?

The question "what would they think? can slow us down and block us from freely moving toward what we really want. Dr. Baker shares about this common issue and how we might worry less about judgment of others and focus more on what is most important to each of us.If you enjoy this podcast and you'd like to give back to it then click the Donate button at GoFriendYourSelfDoc.com. Thank you! Stay connected with Dr. Baker at: www.GoFriendYourSelfDoc.comFollow Dr. Baker on Twitter: @DrBakerPhDCheck out her Instagram at: GoFriendYourSelfDocFollow on Facebook: www.facebook.com/GoFriendYourSelfRecommending this podcast to others and providing ratings and reviews is always greatly appreciated! Thank you for listening.

17 MIN2018 APR 4
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#37 - What Will They Think?

Latest Episodes

#46 - A Note from Dr. Baker

A note from Dr. Baker about the Go Friend Your Self podcast, the journey so far, and how to stay in touch. Stay connected by visiting www.GoFriendYourSelfDoc.com and sharing your email on that site to stay updated and in touch. Thank you!If you enjoy this podcast and you'd like to give back to it then click the Donate button at GoFriendYourSelfDoc.com. Thank you! Stay connected with Dr. Baker at: www.GoFriendYourSelfDoc.comFollow Dr. Baker on Twitter: @DrBakerPhDCheck out her Instagram at: GoFriendYourSelfDocFollow on Facebook: www.facebook.com/GoFriendYourSelfRecommending this podcast to others and providing ratings and reviews is always greatly appreciated! Thank you for listening.

9 MIN2018 JUN 6
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#46 - A Note from Dr. Baker

#45 - Cherishing Your Mistakes

How do we treat ourselves when we make mistakes? How does our attitude about mistakes or perceived failure impact our growth and confidence? What if we embrace our mistakes as proof that we are alive and bravely growing? If you enjoy this podcast and you'd like to give back to it then click the Donate button at GoFriendYourSelfDoc.com. Thank you! Stay connected with Dr. Baker at: www.GoFriendYourSelfDoc.comFollow Dr. Baker on Twitter: @DrBakerPhDCheck out her Instagram at: GoFriendYourSelfDocFollow on Facebook: www.facebook.com/GoFriendYourSelfRecommending this podcast to others and providing ratings and reviews is always greatly appreciated! Thank you for listening.

15 MIN2018 MAY 30
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#45 - Cherishing Your Mistakes

#44 - From Imagination to Existence

Uncertainty about the unknown can block us from moving forward toward new opportunities and experiences. We can try and imagine what it would be like if we jump into the next new thing. However, our minds can fill with worries and doubt, creating significant obstacles to change and progress. Dr. Baker shares about this common experience and ways we might connect with what we want when we feel stuck. As Goethe so eloquently states: “Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.”If you enjoy this podcast and you'd like to give back to it then click the Donate button at GoFriendYourSelfDoc.com. Thank you! Stay connected with Dr. Baker at: www.GoFriendYourSelfDoc.comFollow Dr. Baker on Twitter: @DrBakerPhDCheck out her Instagram at: GoFriendYourSelfDocFollow on Facebook: www.facebook.com/GoFriendYourSelfRecommending this podcast to others and providing ratings and reviews is always greatly appreciated! Thank you for listening.

12 MIN2018 MAY 23
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#44 - From Imagination to Existence

#43 - Interview with Former NHL Goalie Clint Malarchuk and Wife Joanie. Part 2 of 2

Dr. Baker continues her interview with former NHL Goalie and author of A Matter of Inches: How I Survived in the Crease and Beyond, Clint Malarchuk, and his wife Joanie. They share an intimate look behind the scenes of their public lives after Clint survived one of the worst accidents in sports history and battled with mental illness and addiction. He is now a mental health advocate, author, and speaker and together they bravely share their story and inspire others. (Trigger warning: we discuss abuse, substance abuse, and suicide and Clint also describes his accident on the ice).If you enjoy this podcast and you'd like to give back to it then click the Donate button at GoFriendYourSelfDoc.com. Thank you! Crisis resources:United States: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255https://projecturok.org/gethelp/International Association for Suicide Prevention – Global list of resources: http://www.iasp.info/resources/Crisis_Centres/Clint ...

37 MIN2018 MAY 16
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#43 - Interview with Former NHL Goalie Clint Malarchuk and Wife Joanie. Part 2 of 2

#42 - Interview with Former NHL Goalie Clint Malarchuk and Wife Joanie. Part 1 of 2

Dr. Baker interviews former NHL Goalie and author of A Matter of Inches: How I Survived in the Crease and Beyond, Clint Malarchuk, and his wife Joanie. They share an intimate look behind the scenes of their public lives after Clint survived one of the worst accidents in sports history and battled with mental illness and addiction. He is now a mental health advocate, author, and speaker and together they bravely share their story and inspire others. (Trigger warning: we discuss abuse, substance abuse, and suicide and Clint also describes his accident on the ice).If you enjoy this podcast and you'd like to give back to it then click the Donate button at GoFriendYourSelfDoc.com. Thank you! Crisis resources:United States: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255https://projecturok.org/gethelp/International Association for Suicide Prevention – Global list of resources: http://www.iasp.info/resources/Crisis_Centres/Clint Malarchuk - Press ...

54 MIN2018 MAY 9
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#42 - Interview with Former NHL Goalie Clint Malarchuk and Wife Joanie. Part 1 of 2

#41 - You can do it! But at what cost?

Many of us can take on too much. Although we may be capable of taking on more, it may not be in our best interest - it may even lead to stress, exhaustion, and resentment. Dr. Baker shares how we might slow down to pause and ask ourselves some key questions before we say "I can do it!"If you enjoy this podcast and you'd like to give back to it then click the Donate button at GoFriendYourSelfDoc.com. Thank you! Stay connected with Dr. Baker at: www.GoFriendYourSelfDoc.comFollow Dr. Baker on Twitter: @DrBakerPhDCheck out her Instagram at: GoFriendYourSelfDocFollow on Facebook: www.facebook.com/GoFriendYourSelfRecommending this podcast to others and providing ratings and reviews is always greatly appreciated! Thank you for listening.

12 MIN2018 MAY 2
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#41 - You can do it! But at what cost?

#40 - A Wise Investment?

It can be difficult to walk away from things we have invested in that are no longer good for us or a good fit for our lives. Dr. Baker shares about cognitive dissonance and how it may contribute to this issue, as well as ways we can recognize when it occurs and use this knowledge as the impetus for making positive changes in our lives. If you enjoy this podcast and you'd like to give back to it then click the Donate button at GoFriendYourSelfDoc.com. Thank you! Video clip of Festinger and Carlsmith’s study (Cognitive Dissonance):https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kmVy1QPXn0Stay connected with Dr. Baker at: www.GoFriendYourSelfDoc.comFollow Dr. Baker on Twitter: @DrBakerPhDCheck out her Instagram at: GoFriendYourSelfDocFollow on Facebook: www.facebook.com/GoFriendYourSelfRecommending this podcast to others and providing ratings and reviews is always greatly appreciated! Thank you for listening.

26 MIN2018 APR 25
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#40 - A Wise Investment?

#39 - Interview with Ethan Smith, actor, director, writer, producer, and National Ambassador for the IOCDF

Dr. Baker interviews Ethan Smith about his brave journey to heal, recover, and reclaim his life from OCD. He candidly shares what it was like to go through dark and difficult times and how he eventually connected with hope, humor, and a belief in his ability to overcome his symptoms and prevail. If you enjoy this podcast and you'd like to give back to it then click the Donate button at GoFriendYourSelfDoc.com. Thank you! Websites mentioned in this episode:Ethan’s Keynote Speech with footage of his treatment and scenes from Dexter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RPH27Z3IzNY International OCD Foundation: https://iocdf.org/Peace of Mind: http://www.peaceofmind.com/Stay connected with Dr. Baker at: www.GoFriendYourSelfDoc.comFollow Dr. Baker on Twitter: @DrBakerPhDCheck out her Instagram at: GoFriendYourSelfDocFollow on Facebook: www.facebook.com/GoFriendYourSelfRecommending this podcast to others and providing ratings and reviews is always greatly appreciated! Thank you for listening.

79 MIN2018 APR 18
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#39 - Interview with Ethan Smith, actor, director, writer, producer, and National Ambassador for the IOCDF

#38 - Life After Loss

Dr. Baker shares about life after loss, including: loss of a loved one, divorce, and life circumstances as well as common feelings and reactions we may experience as we grieve, including her own. She dispels some of the myths about grief and highlights a compassionate way through our individual journey of healing from loss. If you enjoy this podcast and you'd like to give back to it then click the Donate button at GoFriendYourSelfDoc.com. Thank you! Stay connected with Dr. Baker at: www.GoFriendYourSelfDoc.comFollow Dr. Baker on Twitter: @DrBakerPhDCheck out her Instagram at: GoFriendYourSelfDocFollow on Facebook: www.facebook.com/GoFriendYourSelfWebsites mentioned in this episode or of interest: https://www.mastersincounseling.org/loss-grief-bereavement.htmlhttps://www.helpguide.org/articles/grief/coping-with-grief-and-loss.htmhttps://projecturok.org/resources/https://www.nami.org/https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/talk-to-someone-now/Recommending this podcast to others and prov...

24 MIN2018 APR 11
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#38 - Life After Loss

#37 - What Will They Think?

The question "what would they think? can slow us down and block us from freely moving toward what we really want. Dr. Baker shares about this common issue and how we might worry less about judgment of others and focus more on what is most important to each of us.If you enjoy this podcast and you'd like to give back to it then click the Donate button at GoFriendYourSelfDoc.com. Thank you! Stay connected with Dr. Baker at: www.GoFriendYourSelfDoc.comFollow Dr. Baker on Twitter: @DrBakerPhDCheck out her Instagram at: GoFriendYourSelfDocFollow on Facebook: www.facebook.com/GoFriendYourSelfRecommending this podcast to others and providing ratings and reviews is always greatly appreciated! Thank you for listening.

17 MIN2018 APR 4
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#37 - What Will They Think?