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S2 E6: Big Feelings – Part II

S2 E6: Big Feelings – Part II

Harm reduction Mental Health Psychotherapy

Episode Guests: Chris Jaeger Natalie Toal

Chris Jaeger introduces Natalie Toal – a ‘super feeler’ who advocates for Dialectical Behavioural Therapy in managing big feelings. Natalie explains what is involved in the therapy, and outlines its benefits. Natalie relies on DBT herself, and as a peer worker in mental health, she is involved in helping others who are dealing with overwhelming feelings. Chris and Natalie also discuss the burden of stigma faced by people with big feelings and diagnoses of borderline personality disorders.

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S2 E5: Big Feelings – Part I

S2 E5: Big Feelings – Part I

Harm reduction Mental Health Psychotherapy

After 10 years in psychotherapy, Hannah Achelles has learned how to navigate big feelings. In this interview with co-host Chris Jaeger, Hannah talks about how she recognises and befriends emotions as a tactic to prevent them from becoming overwhelming and degenerating into depression. For those who experience extreme emotions, managing those feelings can be a complex and lifelong journey of self-awareness.

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S2 E3: Loneliness

S2 E3: Loneliness

Loneliness &/or isolation

Loneliness is a silent epidemic affecting one in three of us. It can negatively impact our mental and physical health.

Producer/presenter Chris Jaeger gives us his personal take on loneliness as he delves into the roles played by friendship, romantic connections, and loss.

Dr Michell Lim, Chair of Ending Loneliness Together, is an expert on the subject. She shares a scientific viewpoint, and in this conversation with Leon Fernandes, explains her mission to elevate awareness, and encourage actions, to address loneliness.

For more information on the Ending Loneliness campaign, visit – https://endingloneliness.com.au/

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Season 2

In Season 2, over 13 episodes, we'll more closely explore topics from the perspective of those with lived experience. We'd love you to join us for these fascinating insights into the wide variety of mental challenges, so that we can learn more about ourselves and those around us.

Hugs! Chris, Leon and Hannah

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