The D Spot

The D Spot

Relationships, sex, polyamory, lgbtq+, and more are what we are talking about on The D Spot with Dana McNeil and her array of guests. From fellow therapists to individuals and couples living outside of societal norms, we are breaking the stigma and normalizing acceptance in a therapeutic setting. Therapy is cool!

Episodes

January 17, 2024 33 mins

Join us today as we sit down with Darlene Lancer, walking through the concepts of her significant work Codependency For Dummies. Drawing lines between past and present, Darlene uncovers how childhood behaviors can seep into adult life and generate feelings of shame and codependency. As the discussion deepens, she identifies harmful coping mechanisms we unknowingly incorporate in our relationships. Delving into 'The Tyranny of ...

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Join us as we meet Sarah Barr, a dedicated mental health professional hailing from Ireland. In this episode, we dive into her journey in breaking stigmas associated with mental health in Ireland. Learn how the choice of viewing our thoughts is ours alone. Delve deeper as Sarah talks about our inherent negative bias and ways to challenge it, especially in relationships. We are talking about positive coping skills and how to flip th...

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January 3, 2024 37 mins

Polyamory is still often misunderstood, so listen to Dr. Dana McNeil and Dr. Joli Hamilton as they discuss what it means and how to practice healthy boundaries in open relationships. Tune in now for some insightful tips!



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Mindful thinking plays an important role in maintaining a peaceful mind, body, and soul. Listen to the discussion between Doctors Dana McNeil and Adole Muruako as they explain the importance of self-regulation skills, including how tapping into your body helps develop this skill set further and how reframing discomforts through mindful thoughts, individuals can overcome their fears of uncertainty with courage while relying on their...

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Join Dr. Dana McNeil and Danielle Nicole Preiser, founder of One Special World, as they share their insights on advocating for people with special needs. In this video, you'll learn about the challenges faced by parents of special needs children and the strain it puts on their relationships. They'll also discuss the importance of self-care while being a caretaker. Don't miss out on this informative and insightful conver...

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In this episode of The D Spot, we'll discuss how to reframe our state of mind to view things as happening for us rather than happening to us. We'll also explore the reasons why we expect our partners to be mind readers and offer tips for finding your worthiness. Additionally, we'll talk about emotional load, what it is, and how you can recognize your own red flags.



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Attention Couples in Crisis! This week on The D Spot, we sit down with Robert Taibbi, a seasoned expert in family therapy. Learn why family therapy is essential and the benefits of seeking professional help. Find out how to work together with your partner when you're not seeing eye-to-eye and delve into how your own childhood shapes your parenting style. We'll also cover the risks of treating your child like a friend and gi...

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Are you feeling burned out? Meet Dr. Nashira Kayode, an expert on burnout, she and Dr. Dana McNeil will discuss what causes it and the signs and symptoms to look for. Learn how to tell your partner if you think they are suffering from burnout. Do people become successful because they power through burnout, and does comparing your life to others' lead you to burnout faster? Watch and find out. *Disclaimer→ Thanks for listening ...

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Get ready to meet Joy Giovanni, a medium, mystic, and mentor. In this video, Joy will explore the common denominator between healing and those who've passed. She and Dr. Dana will delve into the taboo topic of whether those who have passed can influence our current relationships. Joy will also discuss how to deal with negative energy tossed your way and share tips on how to prepare for a reading. Finally, she'll explain the...

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You are not alone! Join Dr. Dana McNeil as she chats with scientist and baby-making expert Dr. Jennifer Hintzsche, about the painful journey of infertility. Through laughter, tears, struggles and triumphs, learn about her incredible transformation - from losing hope to finding new purpose by supporting and uplifting women everywhere who struggle to conceive with a new product that's already helping women reach their lifelong go...

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If you're struggling to maintain a healthy sense of self-love and compassion, you're not alone. Tune in to this episode of the D Spot Podcast with Drs. Dana McNeil and Madeline Ofina to explore how discomfort is often a sign that something isn't right, and how temporary fixes may be preventing true healing from taking place.



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Join Dr. Dana McNeil and Olive Panes-Gindelberger this week as they explore the advantages of a couples' massage. Discover how this experience can provide emotional, mental, and physical benefits for both you and your partner. Learn about the different protocols that are followed during a couples' massage, so you can relax and enjoy the experience without worry. If you're seeking relaxation or connection with your part...

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October 4, 2023 34 mins

Dr. Dana McNeil welcomes Jeffrey Young, the latest addition to The Relationship Place's clinical team, to discuss an important topic: Men's Mental Health. During their conversation, Jeff shares insights from his experience at Men's Center Los Angeles, what it means to have permission to be a man, the benefits of "Men Only" retreats, and more. *Disclaimer→ Thanks for listening to The D Spot. We want to remin...

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Are you lost in the modern dating world? Join us for an eye-opening panel discussion with Dr. Dana McNeil and The Relationship Place Therapists! Get ready to tackle the hard-hitting questions like, Is talking on the phone old-school? and What is the appropriate response after you've had sex for the first time? Trust us, you won't want to miss this one. *Disclaimer→ Thanks for listening to The D Spot. We want to remind you...

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Get ready to explore the amazing world of music and its therapeutic powers! Join us on this incredible journey where we meet Bill Protzmann of Musimorphic. From reinvigorating what we used to do with music, to discovering music as a form of self-care, we dive into the power of music and how it can be used to create emotional connections and enhance relationships. Co-create an effect on a relationship with music, play together in a...

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If you or a loved one is struggling with mental health issues, this video is a must-watch. From signs of clinical depression to developing the ability to not hold feelings as facts, this video covers a range of topics related to mental health. Dr. Dana discusses with Caroline, her personal experiences with bipolar disorder and therapy while offering practical advice for how to ask loved ones about their own struggles with mental il...

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Are you ready to take control of your finances and attract abundance into your life? Then this video is for you! We dive deep into the world of money, exploring everything from manifesting wealth to overcoming financial blocks. Whether you're single or in a relationship, there's something here for everyone. Learn about the four stages of business development applied to relationships and how to navigate conversations around...

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Are you curious about the behaviors and effects of eating disorders? Join Dr. Dana McNeil & Dr. Marianne Miller in this eye-opening video, we explore the different aspects of eating disorders, from their commonality to their impact on oral health. We also delve into the lesser-known condition called ARFID and the relationship between dating and eating disorders. Join us as we navigate through the complexities of this important ...

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Infidelity is a painful experience that involves heartbreak, betrayal, and ultimately, personal growth. It is a journey that tests the limits of one's emotions and challenges their ability to heal and move forward. Join this discussion between Dr. Dana McNeil and Dr. Talal In this thought-provoking video, we delve into the complex world of relationships and explore some common issues that can arise. From losing our sense of se...

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In this video, we sit down with the incredible Dr. Julie Hanks as she shares her expert insights on female sensuality, self-identity, and balancing our masculine and feminine energy. From identifying our needs and desires to giving ourselves permission to fully embrace our sexuality, Dr. Hanks offers practical advice for women who want to feel empowered and confident in their relationships. As a songwriter, therapist, wife, and mo...

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