Everyone thinks that in order to get what they want out of life, they have to change everything on the outside; a new car, your body, more money. But what you really need to do is to change your insides. Session Lessons is giving you an inside look into how individuals have used psychotherapy to get the lives that they want.
#8: "Crave The Lunatic"24/12/2018 Duration: 57min
Going home for the holidays, or are already there? This episode is for those of you who may need a little armor. Josh speaks to Kelli about the upcoming holiday season and what it means to go home... In this episode of Session Lessons, Josh talks to Kelli about the upcoming holiday season and how difficult it can be to go home. In this episode you will hear: - The difference between pathological and biological - What it means to go against the "tribe" - How learning about the psyche of your closest family members may be your strongest piece of armor. For show notes and additional information visit www.sessionlessons.com or www.joshjonas.com To receive information on people, tools and topics referenced in our episodes please join our mailing list through the link below. http://www.joshjonas.com/homepage Thank You ALL for your Support!!! Jill and Josh
#7: "Birthdays & Mistresses & The Sopranos, Oh My!"01/11/2018 Duration: 55min
Have you ever been alone on your birthday unexpectedly? What was it like? What would you do if your child told you that your soon-to-be ex-husband's mistress is pretty like a princess? In this Session Lessons Episode #7 we delve into these and a wide range of other topics. Don't forget to send your questions or comments in to us at www.joshjonas.com Please Subscribe!
#6: Question & Answer Session with Josh01/10/2018 Duration: 43min
In this episode Josh answers a few of the great questions that listeners have sent to us via www.joshjonas.com What is a good therapist - how do I find one and how do I know they are good? How can a mother can raise a boy in his teens when boys don't want to talk about their feelings. Josh discusses the What "should be" culture vs. the "what is" culture He even gets a little political when a listener asks him a question about men and the #metoo movement. Stop shoulding yourself, and Don't forget to share and subscribe to Session Lessons! Write in with your questions at our contact us link at www.joshjonas.com
Memorial Day Episode Preview30/05/2018 Duration: 04min
A 24 year old U.S. Marine Veteran joins Josh in recording his first ever therapy session.
#5: Be Gentle, It's My First Time...30/05/2018 Duration: 01h24min
Happy Memorial Day! In this episode of Session Lessons, a 24 year old Marine Veteran has his first ever therapy session recorded. Our Military Veterans are loved for what they do, but what about who they are? - How your parents' relationship sets the tone, or the blueprint, for how you interact in other relationships in your life. - Why things always go much better when we lean into our vulnerability instead of backing away - How some of the tough work in life is to go from figuring out what other people want – to figuring out what we want. That includes figuring out what we want to give. - How the movie "Fight Club" teaches about our model for God. For show notes and additional information visit www.sessionlessons.com www.joshjonas.com
Session Lessons #4: Shut-up and be a man.03/04/2018 Duration: 01h50min
"Make money, be successful, and everything will be fine." David is 36 years old, an attorney and a senior executive at a finance company in Manhattan. "Make money, be successful, and everything will be fine." That is how he was taught to deal with his emotions. Instead of shutting up and being a man, David talked about his experiences and has learned how to change his narrative, or reset his default reactions to events and situations in his life. Through therapy David has built the tools he needs to make being happy possible. In this session you will hear: - How emotional injuries have the same properties as physical injuries - Why you should watch the movie Gladiator if you want to know the difference between Power and Force - Just like you go to the gym before you get fat, you should go to therapy before you get depressed - How to be in your body and lean into feelings like anxiety and pain
Session Lessons #3: Even a POS can design a magazine cover...28/02/2018 Duration: 01h02min
Josh talks with Jordan who has had a long successful career and continues to try and improve on himself and on his goals in life. Let's just say - he has a white NYC Subway card and is still striving to grow and achieve new things. The overarching theme of this episode is that it is never to late to become what you should have been. In this episode you will hear: Whether you like it or not your family plays a part in who you are. You can learn to take the good parts and leave the bad. Discussion on getting off the meds that were prescribed to him for over 30 years. Feeling like a piece of shit, even though you are achieving a lot in life, is a tough habit to change. We appreciate and respond to questions and comments on what you've heard. Don't forget to subscribe to our mailing list to get weekly Session Lessons from Josh at www.joshjonas.com
Session Lessons #2: Therapy, or a Root Canal? I'll Take The Root Canal.12/01/2018 Duration: 51min
Josh talks with Pete about how he has used therapy to run at his full potential and to lead a fulfilling life. Or, as Pete puts it, crush it. Pete is 30 years old, finishing up his MBA at Yale and getting ready to begin work for the largest hedge fund in the world. Besides learning how to deal with the loss of more than one friend to suicide, through therapy Pete has built the tools he needs to make being happy possible. In this session you will hear: How a man dealing with his emotions is stronger, not weaker. The counter-intuituve place that real power can come from. You don't come to therapy to get happy - you come to therapy to get the tools to build a life where happiness is possible.
Session Lessons #1: A psychotherapist walks into a bar...07/12/2017 Duration: 51min
Josh speaks with Angela, a 26 year old chemical engineer, about a number of important topics that they have been working on over the past several years. These include: how experiences that you have early in life can impact your current decision making - sometimes without you even knowing it, sexual trauma, how dependency can be a good thing and also why you shouldn't judge a therapist by his shoes. We appreciate and respond to questions and comments on what you've heard. Don't forget to subscribe to our mailing list to get weekly Session Lessons from Josh!