Trever Shirin and Dr. Mayfield have a conversation about self-injury and teenagers. Trever shares his story of self-harm and suicide with Dr. Mayfield to help parents and friends of individuals who are self-harming.
This week’s discussion on resiliency digs into what resiliency is and looks like, and why it might be one of the most important lessons we can learn in our lives. We also discuss how there may be a lot to this particular lesson that we never stop learning.
Dr. Mayfield and Trever Shirin discuss silence, why we avoid it and why we should make more time to spend in silence. Warning, there are several sections of this podcast that are purposefully silent, nothing is wrong with your player!
Joined by Kristie Tammillow, a 30+ year special education teacher who is now retired, Dr. Mayfield and Trever discuss the vital importance of redefining success for our kids. We’ve defined success in a way that may be causing great harm to our children, and it is going to take everyone to make a change.
ChangeTrust is a wonderful app that allows you to give your spare change to a cause! Listen to this short podcast as Dr. Mayfield and Trever talk about how you can effect great change in our communities through donating your spare change to Mayfield Counseling Centers.
David Eaton, of Axis Media, joins Dr. Mayfield and Trever to discuss the importance of staying relevant with our teens and some key resources to do so. You can find the resources discussed in this podcast at Axis.org
Mental Health seems to have connotations that aren’t necessarily accurate to counseling and therapy, Dr. Mayfield explores the lack of education surrounding mental health which stigmatizes quality mental health care.
Dr. Mayfield and Trever discuss the controversial Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" which depicts teen suicide, sexual assault, and abuse in a graphic way. What should parents know, and how should we interact with not only the show but the content being discussed by students?
We see a lot depictions of friendship in film and TV, yet it all seems unrealistic when we take stock of our friendships. Dr. Mayfield and Trever discuss how friends are made and what it takes to build a healthy friendship.
We’ve all had a situation in our life where we felt betrayed or wounded by a friend, in this podcast Dr. Mayfield and Trever discuss how to react and move on from painful situation and to develop healthy self-talk to handle similar situation well in the future.
Dr. Mayfield and Trever are joined by David Galvan of Life Network who speaks in schools about sexual activity. David joins Dr. Mayfield and Trever discussing the importance of talking about sex with our kids as well as how to do that well.
No emotions are bad, but a lot of emotions are hard. This podcast is the first in a series discussing how to navigate the harder emotions in life with a nod to the renowned Mr. Rogers and his song What Do You Do?
Where has respect and honor gone? Have they gone anywhere? Dr. Mayfield and Trever discuss basic respect of others and how to navigate situations with others you don't agree with or may not seem to be worthy of respect.