Coming Up On Viewpoints Show 17-30

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Pottermania: What we love in the Harry Potter series

It has been over 20 years since the story of Harry Potter began and more than 10 since the book series concluded. Why, after all this time, do people still flock to the series for comfort and thrills?

Potter Therapy: How the Harry Potter series is being used to help treat PTSD and depression

Dr. Janina Scarlet is a clinical therapist who uses superheroes, and witches and wizards, to help patients struggling with depression and PTSD. She talks about what about the Potter series her patients latch on to and why she thinks this type of ‘pop culture therapy’ works so well.

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