Dr. Scott and Dr. Shiloh discuss the history of cults in Southern California and highlight some of the more historical and infamous groups from the Golden State. Dr. Scott tells his own story about being approached by the leader of Buddhafield (of Holy Hell fame) & Dr. Shiloh gives us some insight into the psychological profile of someone who joins a cult.
In this episode, Dr. Shiloh and Dr. Scott spend some time discussing the depictions of mental health professionals in TV and film, as well as some non-fiction "psychotherapists." They take some of your suggestions from social media and touch on some of their favorites including Stepbrothers and Color of Night. They discuss the ethical considerations and reality of these not so realistic characters.
Dive into a clinical discussion on Paraphilic Disorders; unique, and often problematic, sexual interests and attractions. Dr. Shiloh and Dr. Scott discuss the most often diagnosed paraphilias as well as some of the more disturbing and criminal sexual interests. They also explore the connection to the recent Netflix documentary, Voyeur.
Forensic psychologists, Dr. Scott and Dr. Shiloh, interview award-winning playwright Jennifer Haley who was a writer on Season 1 of Netflix's 2017 hit Mindhunter. In their first interview episode, they dive into the excitement and obstacles of bringing John Douglas' book to life and dish on several story arcs that leave us not-so-patiently waiting for Season 2! What's with Wendy and that cat? Will there be a musical episode to see Jonathon Groff in action?
Dr. Shiloh and Dr. Scott dissect their new favorite show, Netflix's Mindhunter, and compare their own first experiences interviewing and working with the criminal population.
Dr. Scott and Dr. Shiloh get into some infamous and more recent cases of individuals who have led double lives and how pathological lying plays a major role. They review the Laci Peterson murder, including Scott Peterson's double life, and how closely his behaviors mimic psychopathic individuals. Additionally, the docs take a look at new doubts in Scott Peterson's guilt and alternate theories of Laci's disappearance and murder.
In this mini episode, Dr. Scott and Dr. Shiloh psych-splain the differences between such diagnosis and concepts as antisocial personality disorder, sociopath, and psychopathy and how they determine who deserves such labels.
Los Angeles forensic psychologists, and best friends, Dr. Scott and Dr. Shiloh give you an introduction on what to expect from them on L.A. Not So Confidential, as well as some background on their professional careers, how they got into true crime, and some personal connections to some famous cases.