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Therapy For Real Life Podcast

Therapy For Real Life Podcast

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Join psychotherapist Anna Lindberg Cedar, MPA, LCSW (Founder of TherapyForRealLife.com) as she breaks beyond the traditional therapy hour to offer you research-based self-care tips and tricks to integrate into your daily life. This is not therapy. Th...Show More
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What To Do In A Crisis! + Bio-Mood Hacking

46:45 | Mar 7th

Practice DBT’s fast-acting bio-mood hacks to channel your body’s natural ability to self-regulate. Burnout prevention psychotherapist and mood hacker Anna Lindberg Cedar MPA LCSW explains the research behind DBT’s mood regulation skills and gives qui...Show More
How Does Therapy Work?

51:45 | Aug 4th

The Therapy For Real Life podcast translates therapy concepts into everyday self-care strategies. But wait — What do we mean when we say ‘therapy’ anyways? Anna Lindberg Cedar MPA LCSW answers your burning therapy FAQs, including: WHAT is therapy? HO...Show More
Compassion as Self-Care Through Loving Kindness

24:33 | Jul 22nd

Compassion is a powerful self-care tool and an example of the therapeutic power of strategically triggering the mood you want to have. Mindfulness has been teaching us the this lesson for ages through the meditation practice of Loving Kindness. Consi...Show More
Mini-Mood Booster: Guided Meditation of Your Favorite Place

22:47 | Jul 12th

Mini mood boosters don’t require a lot of time and can still be very effective when it comes to strategic self-care. Join burnout prevention therapist and self-care coach Anna Lindberg Cedar MPA LCSW as she talks about the powerful effects of guided ...Show More
Finding Creativity in Self-Care with Elana Story LCSW

30:03 | Jul 1st

Anna Lindberg Cedar MPA LCSW talks with fellow Bay Area psychotherapist Elana Story LCSW about creativity in and out of the therapy process. Elana is a therapist who specializes in trauma recovery, parenting concerns, and working with trans/queer com...Show More
How To Microdose Self-Care: Getting Strategic with Self-Care Goals

15:03 | Jun 17th

Let’s break down a few myths about self-care as we get over perfectionist ideals that aren’t based in reality. Burnout prevention therapist Anna Lindberg Cedar MPA LCSW translates therapy concepts from motivational enhancement theories into actionabl...Show More
What Is Urge Surfing? Let’s Try It!

27:22 | Jun 10th

Do you ever have a strong urge to do something, and then feel waves of regret, shame, or guilt after making the same old mistakes? Burnout prevention therapist Anna Lindberg Cedar MPA LCSW explains the DBT skill — Urge Surfing — and how it can be use...Show More
Self-Care Checklist When The News Is (Extra) Triggering

25:46 | May 20th

How do you practice self-care when the current news cycle feels triggering and overwhelming? Channel your attention where you want to have it when times are stressful by designing a self-care routine that works for you. Anna Lindberg Cedar MPA LCSW g...Show More
Yoga for Real Life: Gratitude in Practice with Angela Madonia

27:46 | May 13th

Therapists do not do their work alone. Anna Lindberg Cedar, MPA, LCSW invites Angela Madonia to the show to talk about her work as a yoga and mindfulness instructor. Angela often collaborates with psychotherapists and other care professionals, having...Show More
How Can Changemakers Restore Themselves? Ask Tiffany Johnson...

47:20 | May 7th

Anna Lindberg Cedar, MPA, LCSW interviews a fellow burnout prevention advocate I-R-L ("in real life") after meeting on social media. Tiffany Johnson is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior with a PhD in Management and Organization and ha...Show More
What is Psychological Flexibility?

28:10 | Apr 30th

Do you ever feel stuck between a rock and a hard place - unsure how to cope? Acceptance and Commitment Therapy teaches us that there are 6 active ingredients in psychological flexibility - the skillset that allows you to engage in a purposeful and me...Show More
Maybe You Should Talk To Someone: Lori Gottlieb did...

53:59 | Apr 22nd

New York Times bestselling author Lori Gottlieb joins the Therapy For Real Life podcast to demystify the therapy process with host Anna Lindberg Cedar MPA LCSW. Anna talks with Lori about her latest book — Maybe You Should Talk to Someone — and the s...Show More
Burnout Prevention Checklist

21:58 | Apr 18th

Do you ever feel so burnt out from work and other stresses that you start to feel fatigued, exhausted, and mentally overloaded? Listen in as burnout prevention therapist Anna Lindberg Cedar MPA LCSW explains the basics of self-care at work with this ...Show More
Grounding Exercises for Stress, Anxiety, or Trauma

13:24 | Apr 10th

Grounding exercises are a way to stabilize strong emotions during stress, anxiety, or trauma recovery. Grounding allows you to focus your attention on a single sensation in the present moment, and can be used to calm the mind and body after a stressf...Show More
When To Speak Up For What You Want Or Say No

23:38 | Apr 5th

Sometimes it isn't clear whether you should ask for what you want, or keep quiet and deal with things as they are. Mood and relationship skills coach Anna Lindberg Cedar MPA LCSW explains what Dialectical Behavior Therapy research says about understa...Show More
Identifying Core Needs in Relationships and Then What?

20:41 | Apr 4th

What does the research say about understanding your own needs in the context of a relationship? Relationship therapist and couples coach Anna Lindberg Cedar reviews self-care skills for building understanding in a healthy relationship, whether that i...Show More
Feel Better Fast: 50 Small Ways To Improve Your Mood

20:58 | Apr 1st

Sometimes you are doing the very best you can to simply not makes things worse - and that is OK! Dialectical Behavior Therapy calls this a skill, in fact -- Improve the Moment.  Anna Lindberg Cedar MPA LCSW - psychotherapist and burnout prevention sp...Show More
Reality Acceptance and Radical Willingness

26:32 | Mar 29th

In life we have two choices when it comes to overcoming struggle: 1) We can try to change the way things are... or... 2) We can try to accept what is beyond our control. This episode focuses on the latter by looking at practical tools for building ac...Show More
Motivation Boosters for Change

21:42 | Mar 14th

What does it take to make a change? Burnout prevention therapist and and leadership consultant Anna Lindberg Cedar, MPA, LCSW reviews the research when it comes to motivational enhancement therapies. Learn practical motivational tips and tricks that ...Show More
10 Hacks for Better Sleep

17:36 | Mar 9th

Having trouble sleeping? Sleeping a little, but not very well? Have you talked to a doctor already, but are still feeling stuck? Listen to burnout prevention psychotherapist and workplace wellness consultant Anna Lindberg Cedar MPA LCSW as she breaks...Show More
How To Ask For What You Want (Relationship Superpowers)

25:01 | Feb 21st

Burnout prevention psychotherapist and workplace consultant Anna Lindberg Cedar MPA LCSW reviews therapy research explaining how DBT's communication strategies can improve emotional wellness and coping. Learn practical communication strategies drawn ...Show More
Let's Get Personal: Burnout Prevention for Real Life

36:00 | Feb 21st

Let's switch things around in this crossover episode. Practice of the Practice podcast host Joe Sanok interviews Therapy for Real Life host Anna Lindberg Cedar, MPA, LCSW about self-care essentials. Anna personalizes burnout prevention lessons from a...Show More
Relationship Superpowers: Validation (DBT)

22:51 | Feb 19th

Burnout prevention therapist Anna Lindberg Cedar MPA LCSW shares the first in her series of Relationship Superpowers (drawn from Dialectical Behavior Therapy). Learn how to use mindfulness self-care skills to improve communication and understanding i...Show More
What is Mindfulness?

23:07 | Feb 13th

Have you heard of mindfulness before, but aren’t actually sure what it means? Listen in as psychotherapist and burnout prevention specialist Anna Lindberg Cedar MPA LCSW explains some of the central principles of mindfulness. Get cozy before you tune...Show More
Mood Hacks: 4 Solutions to Any Problem

13:55 | Feb 6th

Guess What... There Are Only Four Solutions to Any Problem  (according to Dialectical Behavior Therapy). Learn about four options you have when it comes to facing any problem, stress, or decision in your life. Pick a problem that you're facing now an...Show More
Self-Care In Relationships

13:07 | Jan 31st

Reflect on your own relationship boundaries and priorities as Anna describes relationship self-care skills. This episode is one in a series of self-care skills drawn from Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Learn about the three types of relationship prior...Show More
Mood Hacks: Opposite Action (DBT)

17:36 | Jan 28th

Learn about research-backed self-care skills for hacking your mood. Anna talks with clinicians from the SF-based startup, helloKIP.com about Dialectical Behavior Therapy’s demonstrated effectiveness in mood regulation. Listen in as Anna describes how...Show More
What is Wise Mind? (DBT)

12:29 | Jan 25th

Do you ever feel stuck and unsure what to do? Learn how mindfulness skills drawn from Dialectical Behavioral Therapy might help you find clarity in a moment of confusion. Psychotherapist and burnout prevention specialist Anna Lindberg Cedar, MPA, LCS...Show More
What are Emotions?

09:43 | Jan 24th

Learn about three of the main functions of emotions according to Dialectical Behavior Therapy • Boost awareness of your own emotional patterns and learn practical ways to respond to emotions in a healthy way • This is not therapy. This is Real Life. ...Show More
What is Burnout?

10:00 | Jan 22nd

Learn how burnout, anxiety, and depression interact with stress. Think about a plan for managing stress in your own life. This is not therapy. This is Real Life. Learn more: TherapyForRealLife.com
Welcome to Therapy For Real Life Podcast!

02:45 | Jan 22nd

Therapist Anna Lindberg Cedar gives a warm welcome to the Therapy For Real Life podcast. Get your own self-care tips, tricks, and questions ready as you pin this podcast in your self-care routine. Find out more: TherapyForRealLife.com