Following the interest in the Madeleine McMann disappearance, Dr. Scott & Dr. Shiloh talk about affect & presentation after expereincing a trauma and other similar cases throughout history, including the Jonbenet Ramsey case.
This mini follow-up episode to Episode 12 on Columbine focuses on bouncing back from trauma and thriving through resiliency and post traumatic growth.
It has been 20 years, an entire generation, since the landmark mass school shooting that changed everything. Dr. Scott & Dr. Shiloh attempt to bring awareness to the impact the event had on April 20, 1999 and what we have learned since then. They discuss the contagion or “Columbine Effect” of media coverage of mass shootings, murder-suicide & stress event symptomology while not glamorizing the shooting or naming the murderers. They also look at the phenomenon of “Columbiners” and today’s state of school safety.
Although a serious subject, the doctors manage to work in a lighter mood and talk about Dr. Scott’s former dancing career.
This episode,the docs are bringing it back to LA. They review the genius of iconic architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, and his tragic brush with death that inspired his famous designs in Los Angeles. Additionally, they explore the his son’s most infamous house in the heart of LA with the literal receipts linking it to the most notable unsolved murder in the city.
We critically examine the Amanda Knox case and Netflix documentary, Amanda Knox. We will catch you up on everything that occurred over the 8 years of this saga and examine the “troubling behavior” (not our words or impressions) of Amanda during the events. However, this episode is more about the other key players in the story that shaped the wrongful convictions. We also take a glimpse at what Ms. Knox is doing now in her post-trauamatic growth.
In rare fashion, the doctors are on the heels of this week’s biggest news story, the Jussie Smollett case out of Chicago. At the release of this recording, actor and singer Jussie Smollett has been indicted and arrested for orchestrating his own hate-fueled attack and falsely reporting this to police. The community has been reeling and wondering how someone is capable of doing this. In this episode, Dr. Shiloh and Dr. Scott talk about the unique motivations for this type of crime and the types of personalities that often go along with the behavior.
You’ve asked, so we answered! We cover all things forensic psychology in this “nerd alert” episode. This is for you if you are considering graduate school, want to know more about the legal system and psychology, want to know how the doctors found themselves here, plus some details about types of therapy and evaluations forensic psychologists conduct on a daily basis.
This episode bring us all back to our favorite true crime subject, serial killers. And not just your average serial killer, but the special breed of trucker serial killers. Dr. Scott & Dr. Shiloh go into how crime analysts started realizing that highway serial killings was a nationwide epidemic before exploring specific killers featured in the docuseries, The Killing Season, the book Evil That Men Do and the podcast Happy Face, including little known facts about prolific killer Robert Ben Rhoades.