Big Mood, Little Mood

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Piercing the Heart

Talking about distressful piercings with guest Kate Duffy.

Episode Notes

Danny Lavery welcomes Kate Duffy, a New York–based licensed clinical social worker who has worked as a therapist and clinical supervisor in a variety of settings, including shelters, residential group homes, and outpatient clinics.

Lavery and Duffy read a letter from someone who is anxious because their partner wants a septum piercing.

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Production by Phil Surkis.

About the Show

Every week, Danny M. Lavery brings on a guest to answer questions from listeners before diving into conversation about relationships, dissatisfaction, drives, regrets, estrangement, embarrassment, self-assessments, and feelings from the monumental to the minute.

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