‘A Star is Born’ Reviewed by an Addiction Therapist


Bradley Cooper’s film A Star is Born is wrought with emotion and psychological themes—particularly addiction and depression.

Therapist and addiction specialist Jonathan Hetterly explores the role of alcoholism in the newest film starring Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper. This week’s Psych Cinema unpacks the film and discusses the elements of psychology throughout it.

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

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