Aaron Burton

Aaron Burton has a decade of experience with treating mental health issues, he is not currently licensed as a mental health therapist. The advice give on this podcast is for educational and entertainment purposes only and should not be used to diagnose or treat a mental illness

Geek, Empath

Katie Burton

Katie is a Patient Care Advocate with a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling. It was during her year long internship at the county jail that made her realize that she did not want to be a therapist.

Geek, Master

Jocelyn Christensen

Jocelyn Christensen is a full time registered nurse who still cares about people after 16 years. When not busy being a nurse or mother she reads Daredevil comics and is obsessed with Geek culture.  On twitter: @jocechris

Geek, Healer

Death in the Geek Therapist Family

Aaron here. By now, what I am about to say will not be news to many of you. Tragedy hit the Geek Therapist and Defensetrate Media family last weekend when Jocelyn lost her amazing wife, Kaya, to an unexpected heart attack at the age of 39. While Kaya never spoke on...

0059- Placebo, Nocebo, Yescebo

The Geek Therapist team of Aaron, Katie and Jocelyn are back! We start this episode off with an extended look at why it is necessary to conserve energy and spend it wisely for the incoming administration. We then talk about the placebo and nocebo effects and how they...

0058- Death to 2016

This question may be asked for months to come, but was it a good idea for the hosts of Geek Therapist to record on New Year’s Eve while intoxicated? You’ll have to download and hear for yourself. Aaron, Katie and Jocelyn attempt to string together...

Death by Cliché, On Sale December 17th and 18th!

Hello, all! I’m pleased to announce that Death by Cliché, by Bob Defendi (me) is on sale this weekend (December 17th and 18th) for 99 cents. 99 cents! You can’t even get a cup of coffee for 99 cents. A crappy cup of coffee. This book is better than a...

0057 – Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

What does bullying, mocking the differently abled, and misogyny have to do with Christmas? Why, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, of course! Aaron, Katie and Jocelyn go back and analyze this Christmas classic and the lessons it has left us with. We also talk about how...

0055- Guardians of the Galaxy Psych Eval

After the last few episodes of Geek Therapist addressing heavy issues, it’s time again for a lighter episode! Aaron, Katie and Jocelyn return to discuss Marvel’s group of A-holes and what motivates their actions on the big screen. So get your Awesome Mix...

0054 – Empathy

Jocelyn is back! Welcome to the newest episode of Geek Therapist, just in time for your Thanksgiving family fights! Aaron, Katie and Jocelyn cover what empathy is, how to build it and how to use it to start the post-election healing process. Brew some coffee, find...

0053- Psychology of Hate

Welcome to the first Geek Therapist in Trump’s America. Aaron and Katie welcome Dr. Sarah Hanisko from the Geek Parenting Podcast to discuss the psychology of hate. We discuss the power anger and hate can have on our lives and also speak about the neurological...

0052- Exploiting Mental Illness For Ratings

Did you survive the 2016 election? Whatever the answer, Geek Therapist returns to discuss how reality television has turned mental illness into a ratings side show. Aaron and Katie are joined by the Left Show’s award winning comedian, Melissa Merlot, for this...

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