Therapists Analyze Wondery’s The Shrink Next Door Podcast

Real Shrinks weigh in on the true-crime story of client Marty Markowitz and his psychiatrist Dr. Ike Herschkopf.


In most cases, relationship between a therapist and their client is built on the foundation of trust, vulnerability, and good intentions.

The Shrink Next Door, the latest podcast from Wondery, exposes a story where this was not the case.

In today’s podcast, our panel of Shrinks discuss The Shrink Next Door, and the story of client Marty Markowitz and his psychiatrist Dr. Isaac (Ike) Herschkopf, and it’s exploration of professional ethics, patient-provider boundaries, and forgiveness.

Listen in below or anywhere you find podcasts.

Boundaries really are the playing field of what role and responsibility we have in our clients’ lives.

— Dr. Dave Verhaagen

Being Human

Every week our panel of Shrinks breaks down trending topics of psychology in the news that we call Being Human.

If you could get vaccinated against stress, would you? A new study just revealed another big one concealed by bacteria living in the dirt beneath us that may bring us closer to the development of the long-theorized “stress vaccine.”

Our panel of Shrinks breaks down their thoughts on these findings.

You can read the study that inspired our discussion here.

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