Dr. Janina Scarlet, author of Superhero-Therapy, sat down to discuss the psychology of the heroes and villains from Guardians of the Galaxy. Dr. Scarlet discussed the impact of Quill, Gamora, and Nebula with each losing their parents, to Groot being the model of compassion.
Dr. Scarlet also described her work with active duty military service members and veterans with treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and using comic book characters in their treatment.
We also discussed how much we enjoy Anthony Mackie’s Falcon and thoughts on Captain America Civil War. Dr. Scarlet also shared how the Winter Soldier could be treated for his own psychology injuries.