In this feature, Sarah speaks with Dr. Greg Bottaro, founder and director of the Catholic Psych Institute, about mindfulness and moms.
In the eighth and final episode of Mental The Podcast, Sarah interviews four final women: three mothers, Jacqui, Amanda, and Nora, and British psychosexual therapist, Belinda Driver. Together, they cover themes of trauma, post-adoption depression, loss of identity, and sleep deprivation. Finally, Sarah shares where she finds herself here at the end of all things.
In the seventh episode of Mental The Podcast, Sarah describes Raffaelo Monti's "Veiled Woman" and interviews two guests of an older generation, Crystal and Vicky, as well as Vicky's adult daughter.
In the sixth episode of Mental The Podcast, Sarah speaks with a full four guests, all experts in their own way: Kenna Millea, LMFT; Fr. Andrew Brinkman, pastor at a Hispanic parish; Jake Voelker, LMFT; and Sr. Catherine Marie, Sister of Life at the Holy Respite in NYC.
In the fifth episode of Mental The Podcast, Sarah reminisces about her son's birth, and talks with Jenny Uebbing of Mama Needs Coffee and her first expert, Angie Neumann.
In the fourth episode of Mental The Podcast, Sarah discovers an icon of the past and talks to three women: Becca, who had post-adoption depression; Faith, who had depression after her C-section; and Inis, whose mom had postpartum depression.
In the third episode of Mental The Podcast, Sarah describes an encounter with a mother in New Orleans and interviews both Lauren, whose health history is complicated by alcoholism and addiction, and Kara, another mother close to Sarah struggling with postpartum depression and anxiety.
In the second episode of Mental The Podcast, Sarah reflects on the street where she received her diagnosis of postpartum depression, interviews Marcy, a close friend with the same diagnosis, and chats with May, a key support in Sarah's toughest hour.