Ep 21: Goal Setting is Annoying but Necessary

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Goals can be a touchy subject. I feel like it’s a term thrown around a lot but not necessarily defined thoroughly. We cannot discuss goals if we don’t talk about motivation to change and of course, how to actually define them. This show discusses the SMART method and what to know when you go into that first session. Like, share, subscribe, and as always remember to #FeedYourMentalHealth.

Ep 20: Melanin & Mental Health ft. co-founders Eboni Harris & Eliza Boquin

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When I have great conversation, I get a natural buzz that lasts and makes me feel phenomenal. And, that’s EXACTLY what I got when I left the office of Eboni Harris MA LPC LMFT and Eliza Boquin MA LMFT of Melanin and Mental Health. We covered topics ranging from cultural competent counseling, sex, and how communities can be impacted from natural disasters.

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These trailblazing clinicians have developed a national database for mental health professionals of color. Listen to how it came about and be sure to like, share, and subscribe. And as always, remember to #FeedYourMentalHealth.

Melanin & Mental Health

Eliza Boquin’s website

Eboni Harris’ website

Room for Relations Podcast

Ep 17: This Show is Not About Food (Eating Disorders) ft. Rachael McBride MCN RD/LD LCDC

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I am beyond happy to welcome back episode 3’s guest Rachael McBride MCN RD/LD LCDC as we talk about Eating Disorders. She is a great pal as well as a wealth of information as a Registered Dietician. We discuss common misconceptions, stereotypes, screening, as well as tips for loved ones to assist identifying Eating Disorders and how to open a conversation about it. Like, share, and subscribe and as always, remember to #FeedYourMentalHealth.

Rachael McBride MCN RD/LD LCDC’s website

The Elisa Project

IAEDP Foundation (The International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals)

Episode 16: PsychoDrama ft. Stephanie Coker

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This episode is an intro into Psychodrama with one of my favorite clinicians I’ve ever met, Stephanie Coker LCSW LCDC CDWF. Psychodrama is a therapeutic approach that allows the client to physically engage in the counseling process. Stephanie gives us a great introduction on what Psychodrama is, how her background in improv influenced her work, and the benefits of this approach. Please like, share, subscribe and remember to feed your mental health.

Stephanie Coker’s Website

American Society of Group Psychotherapy & Psychodrama Dallas Workshop

Bridging Hart

Episode 15: Kids Kids Kids ft Lora Kingsley LPC LCDC

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Today, we talk about the kids. I’m joined by an old pal of mine, Lora Kingsley who has a private practice in Southlake, TX with Compassionate Solutions. We discuss her work with children and more importantly her work with parents.

Remember to email me with show suggestions on topics you want to hear about. Like, share, subscribe and as always, remember to #FeedYourMentalHealth.

Episode 14: What’s with the onion? A systems conversation.

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Since the first day I opened my private practice in February 2017, I’ve been asked why I chose the onion as my logo. Today we discuss how the onion represents the different systems we live in and how each layer plays a role in our life.

E-mail me what layer of your life needs to be heard or addressed

Harlene Anderson’s Conversations, Languages, and Possibilities.

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Episode 13: Suicide Awareness w/ Foundation 45

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Suicide has been more and more in the news in the past month and we’re lucky enough to have an incredible non-profit organization who is doing something about it. This episode, we are joined by Foundation 45. It was created in honor of two of the the three founding members of the incredible band Spectre 45 who committed suicide.

We’re joined by Lauren O’Connor, Peter Thomas PH.D, and Jen Sturges. They share their experiences with suicide, misconceptions, warning signs, and how Foundation 45 is making a difference.

Upcoming Events w/ Foundation 45

NAMI Walks for Mental Health

National Suicide Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

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