About the Podcast

The Psy Files is a podcast that explores multiple areas in the field of psychology by interviewing some of Kentucky's leading psychological experts. Our program is meant to inform, educate, and entertain listeners by delving into the inner workings of the field of psychology as well as mental health in our state. We explore topics such as substance abuse, trauma, suicide, forensics, and more. Additionally, we make it our goal to help break some of the stigmas surrounding our field through discourse, education, and fun. Mental health matters, and it is the intention of The Psy Files is to bring relevant topics to light.


Show Notes

Episode 2 with Hogan Gagle, M.S.:
Hogan Gagle, M.S., is a clinical psychology doctoral student at Eastern Kentucky University. In addition to his graduate work, he is a member of the EKU Trauma and Suicide Prevention Clinic (TSPC). He currently works providing group and individual therapy at the Schwartz Center, an inpatient substance use and cooccurring diagnosis treatment center. His clinical and research focus includes working with trauma and suicide with veterans.
Episode 1 with Theresa Botts, Ph.D.: Dr. Botts received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Kentucky in 2001. Her specialty interests include trauma and grief work, gender-related issues, depression and anxiety disorders. Much of her clinical work focuses on working with the juvenile and young adult populations. Her therapy orientation integrates feminist, cognitive-behavioral, and systemic approaches. Dr. botts is currently serving on the KPA Board, as the clinical interest section representative.


Produced & Hosted By:


Logan Burris

Rachael Yeager

Jarrod Mask

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