Today’s guest, Brooke Sprowl, has over 10 years of experience providing therapy for individuals, couples, and families, her primary specializations include relationships, codependency, anxiety, and depression but she also offers treatment for concerns ranging from PTSD and sexual assault to OCD and LGBTQ issues. Brooke has been featured for her mental health expertise in Social Work Today, Bustle, Martha Stewart Weddings, Mel Magazine, VoyageLA Magazine, Complex.com, and the Child Law Help Center on topics ranging from co-parenting strategies, sexual assault, the effects of student loan debt on mental health, and healthy communication for couples. Brooke is just beginning her foray into the podcast world and in the coming weeks she is slated to be featured on the San IT Project, Power the Hustle, Lean the F*ck Out, The Nobody Guide to Life, Sisterhood of Sweat, and The Segilola Salami Show.
She is currently in the process of publication for her new book: Why You Should Date Emotionally Unavailable Men: Use Your "Unhealthy" Relationship to Transform Yourself and Your Relationships.
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2:35 - Brooke’s background, why she became a therapist and why she’s most passionate about couple and family therapy
5:43 - The two most common issues where couples screw up and how to deal with it
9:26 - Why co-dependency in a relationship is a real problem and how to avoid it
14:13 - The red flags - signs that a couple needs counseling or therapy
15:55 - How to avoid a fight over little or nonsense things
17:33 - A good way to stop a fight or an argument
18:33 - Why you must read Brooke’s upcoming book ‘Why You Should Date Emotionally Unavailable Men: Use Your "Unhealthy" Relationship to Transform Yourself and Your Love Life’
21:11 - The problem with ‘ego’ and accepting our flaws
22:58 - One fatalistic mindset and how to overcome it to help us face our mental problems or issues
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