The Shrink Next Door

The Shrink Next Door

Veteran journalist Joe Nocera’s neighbor in the Hamptons was a therapist named Ike. Ike counted celebrities and Manhattan elites as his patients. He’d host star-studded parties at his eccentric vacation house. But one summer, Joe discovered that Ike was gone and everything he’d thought he’d known about his neighbor -- and the house next door -- was wrong. From Wondery, the company behind Dirty John and Dr. Death, and Bloomberg, “The Shrink Next Door” is a story about power, control and turning to the wrong person for help for three decades. Written and hosted by Joe Nocera, a columnist for Bloomberg , “The Shrink Next Door” premieres on May 21st.... Show More

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May 6, 2019 2 min

Veteran journalist Joe Nocera’s neighbor in the Hamptons was a therapist named Ike. Ike counted celebrities and Manhattan elites as his patients. He’d host star-studded parties at his eccentric vacation house. But one summer, Joe discovered that Ike was gone and everything he’d thought he’d known about his neighbor -- and the house next door -- was wrong. From Wondery, the company behind Dirty John and Dr. Death, and Bloomberg, “Th...

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May 21, 2019 37 min

A summer party. A stormy night. And a shocking revelation about Joe’s neighbor next door.


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May 21, 2019 30 min

A new psychiatrist. A fight between brother and sister. And bank robbery. It’s 1981, and Marty finds relief in the advice of a new psychiatrist, which shapes every part of his life.   


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May 23, 2019 45 min

A new figure appears at Marty’s office and imposes a new way of doing things at Marty’s business.


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May 28, 2019 46 min

The guest list for the Hamptons parties was filled with celebrities. But mingling among those guests were some of Ike’s patients. And not just Marty.


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June 4, 2019 40 min

Detective novels. Personal memoirs. Patient notes. Marty spent hundreds of hours typing and re-typing them all, until he finally had enough.


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June 11, 2019 42 min

Marty cleans house, and makes a call to someone he hasn’t seen in decades.


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June 18, 2019 35 min

Joe Nocera shares some recent updates on the story with Laura Beil, host of “Dr Death.”


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August 6, 2019 6 min

Breaking news in the case of Dr Isaac Herschkopf. 


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July 14, 2020 29 min

Former patients of Ike’s have been sharing more stories with Joe ever since the podcast came out. In this special update episode, we hear about Elizabeth Wurtzel, Nora McInerny, and a woman who says Ike put her life in one of his unpublished novels. Meanwhile, Marty's efforts to see Ike stripped of his medical license continue.


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January 19, 2021 6 min

If you could call a number and say you’re sorry, and no one would know…what would you apologize for? For fifteen years, you could call a number in Manhattan and do just that. This is the story of the line, and the man at the other end who became consumed by his own creation. He was known as “Mr. Apology.” As thousands of callers flooded the line, confessing to everything from shoplifting to infidelity, drug dealing to murder, Mr. A...

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