Tom Cruise is one of the most fascinating celebrities in Hollywood. His filmography covers a myriad of genres, characters, and storylines. Today’s podcast focuses Mission: Impossible — Fallout, the psychology of Tom Cruise, and his controversial history in the limelight.

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  “You can see how [tom cruise’s] charisma and charm on the surface can be really likable, but gone to an extreme it could be really disturbing.”

– Jonathan Hetterly, LPC

Being Human

In our Being Human segment, the Shrink Tank Podcast panelists discuss some of the latest findings on psychology in the news.

In a new study published by the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, evidence that college men who frequently participate in religious activities are less likely to engage in sexually aggressive and coercive behavior.

Read the article that inspired the discussion here. 

Doctor’s Orders

Dr. Emma Kate Wright’s recommendation for the week is the documentary on Scientology, Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief.

Jonathan Hetterly, LPC’s recommendation is Bo Burnham’s directorial debut, middle schooler in today’s digital era.

Dr. Frank Gaskill’s recommendation is The Terror by Dan Simmons. If you love nautical history or adventurous novels, give this one a go.

Speak your Mind!

Our Shrinks got to answer questions from the audience live at HeroesCon, but we’d like to get the rest of our listeners in on the conversation! Reply below or send us your thoughts at Your input could even be featured on the next episode of the Shrink Tank Podcast!

Need a longer session with the Shrinks? Check out our last episode here.


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