Episode 14: The Emotional Benefits of Gaming with Counselor Jamiere Leslie

Show Notes

Y’all been hitting that pandemic wall lately? Us too. Spencer’s coping by working through half the Assassin’s Creed series, which just HAPPENED to be super on sale in the Playstation Store, and getting elbow-deep in the lore. Meanwhile, Jamie’s cleansing her palate from 200+ hours of Persona 5 with Aegis Rim: 13 Sentinels, a reality-altering JRPG starring high schoolers jumping into another reality for turn-based fights– wait a minute.

Then we’re joined by Jamiere Leslie, a counselor based in Massachusetts’s south shore who’s rediscovered her love of gaming during the pandemic. How can you tell if you have a gaming addiction? Can Animal Crossing cure depression? What’s the deal with therapy? All this and more awaits you.

Follow Jamiere on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JayTeeEll17.

Looking for a therapist in MA? Check out Northeast Health Services: https://www.northeasthealthservices.com/.


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