Mental Health Episodes

November 18, 2021

Finding Therapy in Germany with Julian

Most German public health insurances cover mental health therapy. It's a wonderful thing, but like all things in Germany, there is a lot of paperwork and bureaucracy required to find a therapist, get the therapy approved, and start the actual process.

Mental Health Expat Resources

June 24, 2021

Your Stories: Times German Authority Figures Made Us Cry

This season finale, we're marking the occasion by diving into a touchy topic: I collected your stories of times German people of authority have made you cry.

Mental Health

June 03, 2021

Covid Fatigue, Toxic Positivity, & Reentry for Expats with Gabriela

Psychologist Gabriela Encina talks about the unique effects life in Coronavirus Pandemic era has had on expats, like family separation, social isolation, and a harsh interruption to their integration process.

Mental Health Expat Resources Family Relations

April 29, 2021

TCKs, CCKs,and Preparing to Move Abroad as a Family with Anna

Anna works as an expat coach specializing in TCKs and CCKs. She gives us a crash course on what they are, followed by a deep discussion of how to best prepare for a move abroad as a family.

Family Relations Mental Health Finding Home Abroad

April 08, 2021

Mental Health Support for Moms Abroad with Johanna from Afloat

It's not easy being a mom. It's not easy living abroad. When you combine both things, things can get really, really tricky.

Family Relations Expat Resources Mental Health

January 14, 2021

Coping with Unrest Back Home with Tara

An American in Germany struggling to process current events from afar sits down with Tara, an Iranian in Germany who has had a couple years' head start on processing unrest back home from far away.

Mental Health Life Talks

July 23, 2020

Getting Cancer in Germany with Natalie

Germany was supposed to be a temporary stop on a longer journey of living abroad for Natalie, from the UK, and her husband Conrad, from Germany. Then, months before their wedding, Natalie got diagnosed with cancer.

Life Talks Mental Health

April 09, 2020

Counseling for Cross-Cultural Relationships with Katie

Katie Rössler is an expat couple's counselor. Working with couples in person and online, Katie helps her clients navigate the tricky waters of miscommunications, conflicting expectations, and more.

Family Relations Mental Health Expat Resources

November 21, 2019

Expat Loneliness with Gabriela

Gabriela talks us through some of the tips that have helped her and her clients as they navigate expat loneliness and strive to feel more connected in their new home country.

Family Relations Finding Home Abroad Mental Health

November 07, 2019

Imposter Syndrome as an Expat with Melissa

This week, we're diving into the nitty gritty of imposter syndrome, or the deep feeling and/or fear of being a fraud. MAN does expat life intensify the experience of imposter syndrome!

Expat Resources Mental Health

June 27, 2019

Celebrate Every Little Win with Gyo

Although she's always struggled with anxiety, Gyo has found ways to continue challenging herself as she adjusts to the new culture.

Mental Health Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

April 25, 2019

The First Few Months with Samar

This week's guest is fresh out of a challenging phase in expat life, and she sits down to chat about what it felt like, what pressures got to her, and what helped her keep going.

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks Mental Health

November 08, 2018

Weltschmerz and Culture Shock with Tanya

The Expat Cast sits down with Tanya Dantus, fellow expat and therapist. We chat about how current events affect us as expats and how psychotherapy can be hugely helpful in dealing with tough situations, political or otherwise.

Mental Health Career Abroad

October 04, 2018

Sobriety and Mental Health in Germany with Rebecca

Five years ago, Rebecca decided to cut alcohol out of her life. Just weeks after embarking on a sober life, she and her husband moved to Germany, a country famous for their beer and drinking culture.

Mental Health