Ep 29: Cultural Mentoring ft. Chris Ice of the G.O.A.L. Program

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Today’s show is all about Mentoring. Chris Ice, of the G.O.A.L. Program, shares with us his journey from “service industry all star” to educator/game changer. Chris shares with us his engagement into a community with the intention to give kids a chance when others did not. I thoroughly enjoyed this conversation and I know you will too. Like, share, subscribe, and as always remember to #FeedYourMentalHealth.

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Ep 28: Preventing The Damage Before It Begins ft. CEO Becky Vance

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Prevention is a word we need to be familiar with if we plan on seeing real change towards substance abuse. Join CEO Becky Vance of Drug Prevention Resources and myself as we discuss how she has dedicate her life to Prevention and her journey leading this incredible non-profit. Like, share, subscribe, and as always remember to #FeedYourMental Health.

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Ep 25: Disconnecting to Cycle ft. Daniel “D-Mex” Diaz-Alcaraz

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This week’s show is an in-depth conversation with a friend who decided to quit his job and follow a dream to cycle all around the world. Daniel “D-Mex” Diaz-Alcaraz discusses what lead to that decision and why it’s so important him. Like, share, subscribe, and as always remember to #FeedYourMentalHealth.

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Veni Vidi Bici (Follow Daniel’s journey through this blog)

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Ep 22: Why so angry? ft. Shannon Purtell LPC

Anger management isn’t all about deep breathing and working on inner peace. It’s when you dig deep with a professional like Shannon Purtell LPC and find out a number of different sources of that anger. Check out her program below and all the great work her team does. Today’s show is sponsored by Garcia Mental Health, LLC. Like, share, subscribe and as always, remember to feed your mental health.

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Ep 18: Spark A Conversation ft. Ashley Caballero founder of Sparkle Mental Health Connection

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This marks our most intimately honest episode to date. I sit down with Ashley Caballero, founder of Sparkle Mental Health Connection. If you’ve followed the show at all, you know I am no stranger to non-profits. We need them and we need to know they are in our cities to offer help to those who need it. Ashley gives a raw and honest testimonial of how suicide touched her life and how Sparkle Mental Health Connection was established. Like, share, subscribe and as always remember to #FeedYourMentalHealth.

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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.

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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.

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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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Episode 12: Mind, Body, & Heart – Holistic Therapy ft. Dr. Cheryl Edinbyrd

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Our guest for episode 12 is Dr. Cheryl Edinbyrd! She gives us a great intro into Holistic Therapy approaches and how it differs from traditional therapy. Find out how yoga and eating right can impact your mental health.

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You can find out more information by going to Dr. Edinbyrd’s website and if you’re in the DFW area and are interested in scheduling an appointment, you can find her contact info here.

And as always, remember to feed your mental health!