Thinks with Shrinks

A Mental Health Zoomcast

Thinks with Shrinks is a mental health Zoomcast hosted by MK Oakley, PhD and Alex Lenzen, PhD. These shrinks will drop some knowledge on psychology-related topics and explore what's on the minds of Dartmouth students. Have something you want discussed? Submit your ideas for upcoming episodes below.

On Instagram? Follow @dartmouthcounseling for the latest Thinks with Shrinks updates. If you'd like your Instagram post to be featured on an upcoming episode, use #biggreengremlin to share a worry or concern. We'll select one #biggreengremlin to be addressed at the top of each episode.


Episode #1: Counseling FAQs
Guest: Heather Earle, PhD

Episode #2: Surviving Finals
Guests: Karen Afre, Audrey Herrald '23, Lee Witters, MD

Episode #3: Navigating Loss & Anxiety in the Time of COVID
Guests: Lily Stowe Alekman, Rebecca Stowe, PhD

Episode #4: Nutrition, Intuitive Eating & How To Use Sardines To Make An Appetizer
Guest: Shira Evans, RD

Episode #5: An Interview with the Mental Health Union
Guests: Amanda Chen '21, Dakota Ma '22, Felicia Ragucci '22

Episode #6: ADHD/Attention Concerns
Guests: Da-Shih Hu, MD; Alicia Key, PhD; Todd Lindsley, PhD

Episode #7: Religion, Spirituality, and Mental Health
Guests: Daveen Litwin, Khalil Abdullah

Episode #8: Context Matters: Discussing Race and Mental Health Among College Students
Guests: Counseling Center clinicians, Bryant Ford, PhD; and Arielle Riutort, MS

Episode #9: Primary Care, Mental Health, and COVID testing sneak peek
Guests: Holly Cathcart, PA; Barb Homeier, MD; and Marylee Verdi, APRN

Eposide #10: Navigating Transitions and Therapy Terminations


Have ideas? Submit topics you would like addressed in upcoming episodes or questions for future guest interviews here.