Radical Advice

About Radical Advice

Each week, San Francisco psychotherapist Lily Sloane, along with featured guests, answers some of life’s tough questions. But they won’t just tell you how to get along better with your mother in law. They’ll talk about the role of patriarchy, sexism, capitalism, racism, and other kinds of oppression in our day to day personal struggles and what we need to do to fight the forces that keep us down.


  • What role do our post-2016 dreams play in processing and surviving this difficult time? Featuring lots of dream music and excerpts from an interview with Martha…

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  • After many months of fart and poop jokes and occasional therapist wisdom, Brian must take his leave. We talk about what goodbyes mean in therapy and…

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  • Audio producer, storyteller, and sound designer Jessi Carrier joins us to talk about the power of audio storytelling. You can find her work at jsscrrr.com.

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  • San Francisco psychotherapist, Ana Mazdyasni, joins Brian and Lily to talk about the relentless pressure to change/fix our bodies (especially this time of year) and how to…

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  • Happy New Year! Lily just couldn't sit still during her time off so she made this for you, featuring some of her favorite podcast pieces from…

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  • Lily + Brian talk holidays, family, winter, and probably some inappropriate stuff too. Who knows. I'm writing this before the show happens so it's really a…

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  • Donovan Jackson is a freshman studying psychology at San Francisco State and a DJ and rapper. We wanted to get his perspective as an 18 year…

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  • Lily and Brian talk about what we know about mental health and the choice to use medication.

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  • We talk supporting trans and gender non-conforming folks. We answer a listener question about sexual fantasies about their therapist. And we laugh a lot.

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  • Lily and Brian talk about surviving the smoke and surviving the holidays.

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