Good Will Hunting might be 21 years old, but the film’s psychological themes still hold true today.

This film unpacks themes of childhood development, the vulnerability in masculinity, and personal growth. In this week’s Psych Cinema, therapist Jonathan Hetterly discusses the elements of psychology found throughout the classic film. Watch it here:

Psych Cinema is our video series where licensed professional counselor Jonathan Hetterly explores the psychology behind the films that he watches and loves.

To hear Jonathan Hetterly discuss the psychology behind other films he watches and loves, visit our YouTube channel.

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