“Beyond the Veil” Episode 10: “You’re Already the Chosen One, with Dr. Janina Scarlet”

For Mental Health Month in May of 2019, Beyond the Veil is interviewing mental health professionals about mental health and Harry Potter. This week, we spoke with Dr. Janina Scarlet about superhero therapy, the magic of the Harry Potter series, and why we come back to the Potter books for comfort. You can listen to this episode down below or on our podcast page.



On Episode 10, we discuss…

→Integrating pop culture into therapy with superhero therapy

→Origin stories, post-traumatic growth, and vulnerability

Harry Potter therapy

→Why so many find safety, support, and sanctuary in the Potter series

→Parasocial relationships

Harry Potter Therapy: a new podcast with a chapter-by-chapter analysis of mental health and psychology in the Potter series

If you have a Potter story you want to share, we’d love for you to join us as a guest on the podcast! Please fill out the form on our website. At the end of every show, we also read anonymous submissions from anyone who doesn’t want to have their name shared with their story. You can also submit anonymous stories through our website.

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Madison Ford

I’m a native Texan currently living in the Pacific Northwest with my husband and our feisty dog Ellie. I’m a poet, a reader, and I host and produce MuggleNet’s mental health Harry Potter podcast, Beyond the Veil. I love rock climbing, hiking, and searching for seashells on Oregon beaches.