Here After with Megan Devine

Here After with Megan Devine

Listen to best-selling author and psychotherapist Megan Devine explore one of the trickiest parts of being human: what to do when life goes horribly wrong. There’s a lot of talk out there about mental health and the importance of seeking help - but who helps the helpers? If you work with people in emotional pain, you’ll know how hard it is to come up with the right things to say. Get practical insight and advice from psychotherapist and grief advocate Megan Devine on Here After, the weekly show from the author of It’s OK that You’re Not OK.

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January 17, 2022 34 min

Everybody knows the stages of grief. Even if you didn’t go to grad school, I bet you can rattle them off. Thing is - those stages don’t help anyone: not the pros trying to support patients or clients, not the person trying to survive an impossible situation. Tune in for the inside scoop on the stages of grief and what we should be doing instead, with a special shout-out to the tv shows getting grief right.  


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Our early childhood experiences of grief - and how our family systems dealt with loss - have a huge impact on our adult behaviors and relationships. This week, author Allyson Dinneen (Notes from Your Therapist) joins me as we discuss generational grief stories. We also have the first of many conversations addressing your number one most asked question: how does a grieving therapist (or another healthcare provider) go back to work? 

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The holidays are over - you made it. By the looks of our inbox, the season wasn’t easy. This week, a holiday debrief, including bad behavior from therapists, why religion is not the answer to grief, and some true facts about dating after loss. 

In this episode we cover:

  • how to say “I can’t work with you” without accidentally shaming your patients or clients
  • why “but your (dead relative) is all around you, just in a new form!” maybe is...
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    The end of the year is always a flurry of resolutions and “next year will be even better!” sentiments. It’s kind of hard to look forward to the future with - all of everything - still going on. In this special two part episode, we face the new year together - with special guest, historian, author, and queen of awkward conversations, Kate Bowler. 

    In part two of this episode: 

  • Finding motivation to set goals for yourself
  • The difference...
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    Is acceptance overrated? What happens when you have to face a new year without your person in it (or without the health you used to have!)?  In this special two-part episode, we face the new year together - with special guest, historian, author, and queen of awkward conversations, Kate Bowler. 

    In part one of this episode: 

  • How do you have hope for the year to come when right now maybe isn’t so great? 
  • Acceptance, moving forward, and ...
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    The holiday season is sometimes joyful, sometimes stressful - and to be honest, it’s usually a mix of both. Between external pressures and family dynamics, we figure everyone can use some tips on making it through the season. 

    In this episode we cover:

  • How to bring up your loved one’s absence when no one else will
  • Making a good enough holiday for your family when you’re not in the holiday spirit
  • Tips for navigating intrusive personal q...
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    December 6, 2021 33 min

    Setting the stage. Why do we need to talk about pain and grief and horrible things anyway? Who wants to talk about that? With everyone grieving something over the past few years, and healthcare workers pushed beyond their limits, we’ve got to talk about this stuff amongst ourselves - because the helpers? They need help too.


    In this episode we cover:

  •  the mental health crisis inside the healthcare industry
  • the one thing the pandemic ha...
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    November 29, 2021 9 min

    Here After is a show that explores some of the hardest parts of being human: what to do when life goes horribly wrong. Each week, host Megan Devine tackles questions from doctors, nurses, therapists and other helpers as they try to figure out how to show up - for themselves, and for others - in the midst of deep grief. Sounds heavy, right? Well, it can be. It’s also got humor, validation, and tools you can use in your own life. But...

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