Absolute Worst Guests
Occasionally, we invite guests to come answer your Absolute Worst Therapy questions! Past guests have been comprised of comedians, actual licensed professional therapists, sex educators, and AWP OGs. Since neither Dana nor Alison are at all qualified to give advice, we do our best to seek experts that can help us navigate life. Past guests include:
Ayden Mayeri - Episode 7
You may recognize Ayden from New Girl, Workaholics, or Life in Pieces. Starting on November 2nd, you can watch her in Amazon’s Homecoming alongside Julia Roberts.
Steve Hytner - Episode 74
Molly Hawkey - Episode 73
Molly is famously known for editing herself into The Bachelor. She is also the creator/host of one of our favorite podcasts, Spermcast, which is Molly’s very personal quest to find a sperm donor. Spermcast was featured in both The Washington Post as well as The Huffington Post. You can listen to Spermcast here.
Molly Erdman - Episode 69
You may recognize Molly from her hilarious BreakWomb videos on YouTube or perhaps you’re familiar with her blog/book, Catalog Living. You can find out more about Molly on her website: www.mollyerdman.com.
Richie Moriarty - Episode 63
Richie is something called a, “working actor.” You can check him out on his website: www.richiemoriarty.com/.
Fortune Feimster - Episode 59
Jillian Bell - Episode 55
You may recognize Jillian from her role alongside Scarlett Johansson in Rough Night or Jonah Hill in 22 Jump Street or maybe you noticed her in Curb Your Enthusiasm or perhaps you remember when she was a writer on SNL. Most importantly, you may have heard of her company, Neon Witch which creates t-shirts for girls and guys who want to own their anxiety or depression. Go get a shirt at neonwitch.com and don’t forget to use your promo code (AWP20) to receive 20% off!!!
Ryan Gaul - Episode 51
Ryan can currently be seen on the new TBS show, The Last OG where he plays Tiffany Haddish’s husband! The Last OG is produced by Jordan Peele and stars Tracy Morgan. It is so funny, go watch it!
Dave Razowsky - Episode 48
Dave is an alumni of Second City Chicago where he performed with an all-star cast including Steve Carrell, Stephen Colbert and Amy Sedaris. He teaches and performs improv all over the world. You can follow his whereabouts and also hear his therapy-adjacent podcast, ADD Podcast, at his website, www.davidrazowsky.com/.
Eric Stonestreet - Episode 44
Eric is an Emmy-award-winning actor, best known for his role as Cam on Modern Family.
Lucy Madeline - Episode 42
Lucy is a sexual health educator and social practice artist. As a Planned Parenthood educator, she taught sex ed in over 41 schools and organizations in Santa Fe, working with families, teens and adults. In 2013, she co-taught Psychology of Women at Santa Fe University and continues to lecture on topics including the anthropology of menstruation and the politics of birth control. She is currently earning a Master of Social Work in Violence and Injury Prevention at the Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis. www.lucymadelinestudio.com
Jess Rona - Episode 39
Rona is an actor, comedian and dog groomer based in LA who famously shoots music videos using slow-mo shots of her doggy clients. Her ingenuity has garnered over 100K followers on Instagram (@jessronagrooming) and she has been featured in the LA Times, Marie Claire and InStyle magazine. Her ability to turn everyday pups into overnight sensations has attracted a slew of famous puppy owners and Rona’s Instagram is peppered with celebrity dog-owners like Katy Perry, Tegan and Sara, and Taylor Schilling.
Ben Jamison - Episode 35
Ben Jamison is the author of the book: Church-Free Spirituality: How to Craft a Spiritual Practice Beyond the Bounds of Religion. Ben is a licensed spiritual counselor through Centers for Spiritual Living and has a Masters degree in Spiritual Psychology. You can read more about him at his website: http://www.benjamison.com/.
Sarah Baker - Episode 30
You may recognize Sarah as Zack Galifianakis’ wife in The Campaign or from the NBC sitcom Go On or as Thea Cunningham in HBO’s Big Little Lies!
Ron Geren - Episode 25
Ron is an actor, director, and photographer based in Venice, CA. He just recently wrapped the independent film "Dreamer" Written and directed by Nick Miller and Johnny Zwick. Ron is currently in rehearsal for the upcoming PRT production of "True West" by Sam Shepard. You can check out his photography at www.geren.photography.
Brian Gallivan - Episode 24
Jeremy Brothers - Episode 18
Jeremy is the Artistic Director of Improv Asylum in Boston. He is also Alison's caretaker, mentor, and spiritual guru.
Carol Potter, MFT - Episode 16
In episode 1, Alison revealed that her first therapist ever turned out to be Cindy Walsh from the hit 90’s show, Beverly Hills 90210. In this episode we welcome Carol Potter aka Cindy Walsh aka All Of Alison’s Heroes Combined Into One Person.