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Welcome to Behavioral Health Today, a podcast by Triad, where we tackle trending topics in behavioral and mental health. The Behavioral Health Today podcast shares unique and relevant topics occurring within our world and communities with a mental health professional perspective.

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Welcome to Behavioral Health Today, a podcast by Triad, where we tackle trending topics in behavioral and mental health. The Behavioral Health Today podcast shares unique and relevant topics occurring within our world and communities with a mental health professional perspective.

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English


Episodes

Being Ghosted: Hope, Healing, & Understanding with Gretta Perlmutter – Episode 285

2/29/2024
As humans, we are inherently wired to seek and create meaning in our experiences. The intricate processes of our brains demand a sense of meaning in any given event. When faced with the phenomenon of being ghosted, the absence of comprehension regarding the reasons behind it can prove to be profoundly challenging and emotionally painful. In this episode Dr. Graham Taylor speaks with Gretta Perlmutter. Gretta is a resilience coach, speaker, and the creator and host of the podcast Coping With Ghosting. Gretta's personal story is a powerful one that started at the age of 12 when she first experienced the pain of being ghosted by friends and significant others.This early heartbreak led her on a transformative journey, turning these experiences into opportunities for growth. Diving deep into the emotional landscape of ghosting, Gretta offers others ways to cope with the “ghosting pandemic”. Through her podcast, social media channels, group sessions, and coaching, Gretta shares her proven methods for moving through the aftermath of being ghosted. We’re excited to have Gretta with us today to discuss ghosting and coping with loss and heartbreak. To learn more about the Coping With Ghosting Podcast, please visit: https://www.copingwithghosting.com To download the Coping with Ghosting Guide, please visit: https://www.copingwithghosting.com/copy-of-free-guide-6-texts-for-your For more information about the Take your Power Back Workshop, please visit: https://www.copingwithghosting.com/take-your-power-back To join the Coping with Ghosting Facebook Group, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/copingwithghosting/

Duration:00:35:53

Owning Our Struggles & Finding Healing in Community with Minaa B., LMSW – Episode 284

2/27/2024
Self-efficacy involves introspection, prompting us to inquire, what do I have control over that can help lead me toward a life that I feel I deserve to live? It entails taking baby steps in areas of my life where I have allowed myself to relinquish control and gradually reclaiming my power. While we all aspire to lead lives marked by joy and gratitude, we acknowledge that adversity may still surround us as we strive for these goals. In navigating this journey, the key lies in acknowledging the challenges while steadfastly pursuing the life we truly deserve. In this episode Dr. Graham Taylor speaks with Minaa B. Minaa is a licensed social worker, mental health educator, and author of the book "Owning Our Struggles”. With a background in psychotherapy focused on anxiety, depression, and trauma, Minaa has worked across various mental health sectors, including early childhood programs, private practice, and community mental health. Holding a graduate degree from New York University, Minaa is also the founder of Minaa B. Consulting, specializing in developing psychological safety within organizations. As a mental health educator and coach, Minaa emphasizes the connection between mental health and social justice. Based in New York City, Minaa is dedicated to empowering others and fostering supportive connections for personal and societal growth. We’re excited to have Minaa with us to discuss self-efficacy, the power of healing in groups, and her debut book “Owning Your Own Struggles: A Path to Healing and Finding Community in a Broken World”. For more information about “Owning Our Struggles: A Path to Healing and Finding Community in a Broken World” by Minaa B., LMSW, please visit: https://www.minaab.com/books For more information about Minaa B., please visit: https://www.minaab.com To subscribe to Minaa’s newsletter, please visit: https://minaab.substack.com To learn more about Mindful with Mina podcast, please visit: https://www.minaab.com/mindful-with-minaa-podcast

Duration:00:40:04

Clinicians Series: Discover Energy Healing with Dr. Bradley Nelson – Episode 283

2/20/2024
Imagine if we could harness the innate capacity and inclination of our bodies to heal themselves. What if there existed a method to unleash the rejuvenating potential of our conscious minds, liberating us from the emotional baggage and pent-up energy that often leads to dysfunction within our bodies? In this insightful Clinician’s Series Episode, Dr. Graham Taylor speaks with Dr. Bradley Nelson. Bradley is one of the world’s foremost experts in the emerging fields of Bioenergetic Medicine and Energy Psychology. He has trained and certified over 12,000 certified practitioners worldwide to help people overcome physical and emotional discomfort by releasing their emotional baggage. His best-selling book “The Emotion Code” provides step-by-step instructions for working with the body’s energy healing power. We’re excited to have Dr. Nelson with us today to take a deep dive into the practical experiential techniques. strategies and constructs of a healing process that can help you unlock stuck emotions and achieve your inherent potential. For more information about Discover Healing, please visit: https://discoverhealing.com For more information about the Emotional Code by Dr. Bradley Nelson, please visit: https://discoverhealing.com/the-emotion-code/book/ For more information about the Body Code by Dr. Bradley Nelson, please visit: https://discoverhealing.com/the-body-code/book/ For more information about Energy Healing Certification, please listen: https://discoverhealing.com/certification/ For more information about Dr. Bradley Nelson, please visit: https://drbradleynelson.com

Duration:00:34:41

Psychological Safety in the Workplace with Tom Geraghty – Episode 282

2/15/2024
We often frame the work environment as an execution problem rather than a learning problem. If we can reframe it as a learning problem, then we can improve over time. With this new mindset, we can create an environment where it’s safer to take acceptable, well defined intelligent risks, suggest new ideas, and admit mistakes. Tom is the CEO and founder of Psychological Safety (powered by Iterum Ltd). With a diverse background that encompasses ecological research, technology, and leadership roles, Tom brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table. Throughout his career, Tom has held influential positions such as CTO and CIO, which have fueled his passion for DevOps, psychological safety, and generative leadership. Today, as the driving force behind Iterum Ltd, Tom focuses on organizational transformation through safety culture. Drawing from his experiences collaborating with teams spanning various domains including technology, healthcare, aviation, and government, he empowers organizations to cultivate psychological safety and unleash their true potential. We’re excited to have Tom with us today to discuss psychological safety and creating a thriving workforce. For more information about Psychological Safety, please visit: https://psychsafety.co.uk For downloadable resources on psychological safety, please visit: https://psychsafety.co.uk/free-resources-on-psychological-safety/ To attend a psychological safety online meet up, please visit: https://psychsafety.co.uk/meet-ups/ To subscribe to the weekly Psychological Safety Newsletter, please visit: https://psychsafety.co.uk/newsletter/ To learn more about Tom Geraghty, please visit: https://tomgeraghty.co.uk

Duration:00:43:23

The Transformative Ability of Listening with Christine Miles– Episode 281

2/13/2024
Actively listening is no small task. Despite being a crucial element of effective communication, what makes it challenging to truly engage in this skill? In this episode, Dr. Graham Taylor speaks with Christine Miles. Christine is an executive coach, thought leader, entrepreneur, recognized world expert in the field of listening differently, and author of the book What Is It Costing You Not to Listen?: The Power of Understanding to Connect, Influence, Solve & Sell. For over 25 years, Christine has been helping executives, individuals, and families expand human connections, transforming businesses and lives. Christine holds a BS in Psychology from Millersville University, a Master’s in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, and is the Founder and CEO of EQuipt, helping organizations apply human skills to drive results and build cultures of empathy. We’re excited to have Christine with us today to discuss the power of listening and her book What Is It Costing You To Listen: The Power of Understanding to Connect, Influence, Solve & Sell. For more information about The Listening Path, please visit: https://thelisteningpath.com For more information about What Is It Costing You To Listen by Christine Miles, please visit: https://thelisteningpath.com/listening-book/ Connect with The Listening Path on Instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/thelisteningpathsystem Connect with The Listening Path on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGzP5PyPkrqG7BayFs0kU_g Connect with The Listening Path on LinkedIn at: http://linkedin.com/company/equipt-the-listening-path/’

Duration:00:38:25

Money Wounds & Financial Therapy with Brad Barrett – Episode 280

2/8/2024
When was the last day you didn't find yourself contemplating money at least once? It seems that, irrespective of who you are, the concept of money has inevitably woven itself into your daily thoughts, presenting itself as an essential consideration. In this episode, Sharlee Dixon speaks with Brad Barrett. Brad serves as the Managing Director and Partner at One Capital Management, LLC, a private wealth advisory firm overseeing $5 billion in assets. With an extensive background of nearly 20 years in the financial services industry, his primary focus is on enhancing investor education. Possessing the heart of a teacher, Brad shares his wealth of knowledge and experience through his weekly YouTube, Podcast, and Radio Show, "Make Your Money Matter." Brad has educated numerous individuals nationwide, guiding them in their financial planning for freedom. Brad’s book "Retire Right" provides a practical guide to investment and financial planning. Brad holds a bachelor's degree in Economics and Political Science from Arizona State University and is recognized as a Certified Financial Planner and a member of Kingdom Advisors. We’re excited to have Brad Barrett with us today to discuss money wounds and financial therapy. For more information about One Capital Management and Brad Barrett, please visit: https://onecapital.com/index.html To learn more about Make Your Money Matter with Brad Barrett, please visit: https://onecapital.com/makeyourmoneymatter.html Connect with Make Your Money Matter with Brad Barrett on YouTube, please visit: https://www.youtube.com/@makeyourmoneymatter

Duration:00:48:12

Single Session Therapy, Scalable Impact with Dr. Jessica Schleider – Episode 279

2/6/2024
How can we think about interventions that don't assume that folks are going to be able to come back for four months, once a week? In this episode, Sharlee Dixon speaks with Dr. Jessica Schleider. Jessica is Associate Professor of Medical Social Sciences at Northwestern University, where she directs the Lab for Scalable Mental Health. Schleider completed her PhD in clinical psychology at Harvard University, her doctoral internship in clinical and community psychology at Yale School of Medicine, and her BA in psychology at Swarthmore College. Her research on brief, scalable interventions for youth depression and anxiety has been recognized via numerous awards, including a National Institutes of Health Director’s Early Independence Award; the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) President’s New Researcher Award; and Forbes’ “30 Under 30 in Healthcare.” We’re excited to have Jessica with us today to discuss single-session interventions and her new book Little Treatments, Big Effects: How to Build Meaningful Moments that Can Transform Your Mental Health. For more information about the Lab for Scalable Mental Health and Single-Session Interventions, please visit: https://www.schleiderlab.org For more information about Little Treatments, Big Effects by Jessica Schleider, please visit: https://www.schleiderlab.org/book.html For more information about Project Yes! Youth Empowerment & Support, please visit: https://www.schleiderlab.org/yes.html

Duration:00:41:22

The Power to Fix Your Anxiety with Faust Ruggiero – Episode 278

1/30/2024
We’ve been taught to think of anxiety as though we have a mental disease. Anxiety is primarily a physiological reaction. If we can sympathize over those fight or flight moments, we can start to retrain your brain and manage that moment in a different way. In this episode, Dr. Graham Taylor speaks with Faust Ruggiero. Faust is a seasoned professional with nearly 40 years of experience in counseling and psychology. His career has spanned a wide array of settings, from clinics for deaf children to prisons and major corporations. As the President of the Community Psychological Center in Bangor, Pennsylvania, Faust developed the Process Way of Life counseling program, now featured in his award-winning book, The Fix Yourself Handbook. This program offers a comprehensive approach, addressing over fifty internal human processes to help individuals overcome life's challenges. Faust's expertise has earned him recognition nationally and internationally, and he hosts the radio show Fix It With Faust. In 2023, he released the second installment of The Fix Yourself Empowerment Series, titled The Fix Your Anxiety Handbook. Faust is committed to improving lives through his innovative counseling and personal development programs. We’re excited to have Faust with us today to discuss anxiety, desperation and his book The Fix Your Anxiety Handbook. For more information about Faust Ruggiero, please visit: https://www.faustruggiero.com For more information about The Fix Your Anxiety Handbook by Faust Ruggiero, please visit: https://www.faustruggiero.com/buy_book2.html Connect with Faust on Instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/faustinspire/ Connect with Faust on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCAGHkwno52fug1bNnAxfDQ Connect with Faust on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/FaustInspire/ Connect with Fuast on Twitter/X at: https://twitter.com/faustinspire

Duration:00:43:31

ECM Method for Well-Being with Dr. Ellen Cutler – Episode 277

1/25/2024
There can be block in our lives. They can be emotional, food sensitivities, and other more chronic issues. With ECM, a clearing process, it can help get our brain to realign with our body in ways that we can transcend and be successful in life. In this episode, Dr. Graham Taylor speaks with Dr. Ellen Cutler. Ellen is a best-selling author with over 30 years of clinical experience as a chiropractor and pioneer in natural healing methods. Ellen specializes in desensitization of food and other sensitivities, gentle detoxification, and enzyme and nutritional therapy and a revolutionary energetic technique designed to thoroughly investigate and help heal chronic conditions that have perplexed the conventional medical establishment. Inspired by her personal journey of overcoming severe gastrointestinal issues, Ellen developed her revolutionary healing technique ECM, the Ellen Cutler Method, and provides training to other health care practitioners through her seminar appearances, books and videos, and webinars. We’re excited to have Ellen with us today as we discuss advanced energetic desensitization techniques and her approach to energy-based healing she calls, the Ellen Cutler Method (ECM). For more information about Dr. Ellen Cutler and EMC, please visit: https://drellencutler.com For more information about Micro Miracles by Ellen Cutler, please visit: https://drellencutler.com/product/micro-miracles-discover-the-healing-power-of-enzymes/

Duration:00:38:58

Rising Above Your Story with Karena Kilcoyne – Episode 276

1/23/2024
Why do we feel so empty when we have so much? In this episode, Dr. Graham Taylor speaks with Karena Kilcoyne. Karena is an author and a former criminal defense attorney, who faced profound trauma early in her life. Her mother tried to give her away at birth, and at the age of 12, Karena’s father's incarceration left the family struggling. After her mother's death, Karena adopted her 9-year-old brother and graduated from law school at 24. Karena carried around two decades worth of suppressed trauma for the next 10+ years and, after decades of suffering, went on a healing journey. In her book Rise Above Your Story, Karena shares her journey, guiding listeners to acknowledge, release, and rise above their limiting stories for emotional freedom and self-love. We’re excited to have Karena with us today to discuss trauma, resilience, and her new book Rise Above Your Story: Free Yourself from Past Trauma and Create the Life You Want. For more information about Karena Kilcoyne and Rise Above Your Story, please visit: https://karenakilcoyne.com To take advantage of a limited time special offer on Rise Above Your Story, please visit: https://karenakilcoyne.com/#special-offer Connect with Karena on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/karenakilcoyne Connect with Karena on Instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/karena_kilcoyne/ Connect with Karena on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXxBm3NXsVUaNT7JqQkYgww Connect with Karena on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karena-kilcoyne-rise-above-the-story/

Duration:00:47:51

12 Questions for Love: Unlocking Deeper Human Connection with Topaz Adizes – Episode 275

1/16/2024
Every relationship has its own story, has its own world, has its own language. And there's something to be learned if you create the space and you ask good questions. In this episode, Sharlee Dixon speaks with Topaz Adizes. Topaz is an Emmy Award-winning writer, director, and experience design architect. He is an Edmund Hillary fellow and Sundance/Skoll stories of change fellow. His works have been selected to Cannes, Sundance, IDFA, and SXSW; featured in New Yorker magazine, Vanity Fair, and the New York Times; and have garnered an Emmy for new approaches to documentary and Two World Press photo awards for immersive storytelling and interactive documentary. He is currently the founder and executive director of the experience design studio The Skin Deep. We’re excited to have Topaz with us today to share his book 12 Questions for Love: A Guide to Intimate Conversations & Deep Relationships and his work with THE SKIN DEEP, hosting over 1,200 conversations all over the world. For more information about 12 Questions for Love: A Guide to Intimate Conversations & Deep Relationships, please visit: https://shop.theskindeep.com/products/12-questions-for-love-a-guide-to-intimate-conversations-and-deeper-relationships For more information about The Skin Deep, please visit: https://shop.theskindeep.com Connect with The Skin Deep on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/c/theskindeep/videos Connect with The Skin Deep on Instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/the_skindeep/ For more information about Topaz Adizes, please visit: https://www.topazadizes.com

Duration:00:34:29

Bipolar General: Warrior’s Battle with Mental Illness with Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Gregg Martin– Episode 274

1/11/2024
“I was born with a bipolar brain, and that I lived on the bipolar spectrum pretty much my whole life.”- Gregg Martin. In this episode, Sharlee Dixon speaks with retired Major General Gregg Martin. Gregg Martin, PhD, is a retired major general and a 36-year Army combat veteran, celebrated for his remarkable career commanding engineer units and holding prestigious roles such as president of the National Defense University, and commander of Fort Leonard Wood. Gregg is an accomplished author, his book Bipolar General: My Forever War with Mental Illness, candidly shares his journey. With advanced degrees from MIT, the Naval War College, and the Army War College, Gregg’s indomitable spirit offers hope and inspiration to others. We’re excited to have Gregg with us today to discuss Bipolar Disorder, his book The Bipolar General: My Forever War with Mental Illness and his experiences with his Bipolar diagnosis. For more information about Bipolar General: My Forever War with Mental Illness please visit: https://www.amazon.com/Bipolar-General-Forever-Illness-Association/dp/1682479188 For more information about Major General Gregg Martin, please visit: https://www.generalgreggmartin.com For more information about Grit Hope, please visit: https://grithope.com For more information about BiAffect, please visit: https://www.biaffect.com

Duration:00:28:51

ABPsi & African-Centered Psychology with Dr. Donell Barnett – Episode 273

1/9/2024
When we think about cultures that are more community oriented, we embrace the concept of Ubuntu, which says “I am because you are. You are because I am”. It is this notion that we are inextricably connected to one another, to our world, to our environment, to all that is around us. In this episode, Dr. Graham Taylor speaks with Dr. Donell Barnett. Donell is a counseling psychologist and Past President at The Association of Black Psychologists. Donell has served as the Director of HIV Prevention Programs, Adjunct Professor of Psychology, Behavioral Health Clinic Director, and Chief of Field Investigations and Program Evaluation for the US Army Public Health Center. His expertise and interests include trauma, the role of faith in wellness, and programs to improve the health and well-being of communities left out of economic and social growth. Together Graham and Donell discuss the creation of ABPsi and the critique of APA, healing through relationships and community, and the unique skills and attitudes of black psychologists in the mental health field. ABPsi is the liberation of the African Mind, the empowerment of the African Character, and the enlivenment of the African Spirit. For more information about the Association of Black Psychologists, please visit: https://abpsi.org For more information about ABPsi’s programs, please visit: https://abpsi.org/national-programs/ For more information about The Black Mental Health Workforce Survey Report, please visit: https://abpsi.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/The-Black-Mental-Health-Workforce-Survey-Final.pdf For more information about resources available to you provided by ABPsi, please visit: https://abpsi.org/resources/

Duration:00:40:59

The Mental Health Crisis Gripping Our Youth with Mark Cloutier– Episode 272

1/2/2024
There are increasingly pervasive mental health issues that adolescents are experiencing. If we can help kids understand what they’re feeling and give them a language, that’s the beginning of being able to give them help. In this episode, Dr. Graham Taylor speaks with Mark Cloutier. Mark is the CEO of Caminar, a non-profit community-based agency that has been providing support services to individuals with mental health disorders for more than 50 years. Before joining Caminar, Mark held leadership roles in prominent health organizations and foundations, such as Horizons Services, the San Francisco Foundation, the Center for Youth Wellness, Kaiser Family Foundation, and the San Francisco AIDS Foundation. A longstanding resident of the Bay Area, Mark is a graduate of Lewis and Clark College, and earned Master of Public Policy and Master of Public Health degrees at the University of California, Berkeley. He's also a published author, having co-authored Prevent, Screen, Heal: Collective Action to Fight the Toxic Effects of Early Life Adversity. We’re excited to have Mark with us today to discuss community-based mental health and prevention efforts for teens and young adolescents. For more information about Caminar, please visit: https://www.caminar.org If you would like to support Caminar, please learn more: https://www.caminar.org/together To connect with Caminar on Instagram, please visit: https://www.instagram.com/caminarformentalhealth/ To connect with Caminar on Facebook, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/caminarformentalhealth/ To connect with Caminar on Youtube, please visit: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLpQ0IiUzDLUTNm52Za1ZLQ

Duration:00:30:41

Addressing Alcohol Use Disorder: A Solution to Drink Less or Quit with Jonathan Hunt-Glassman – Episode 271

12/26/2023
When someone says “yes” to alcohol, they may not recognize that they’re saying “no” to so many other things. But, when you say “no” to alcohol, you now can say “yes” and come into an experience with all those things, that for some people, didn’t even know they were there. In this episode, Dr. Graham Taylor speaks with Jonathan Hunt-Glassman. Jonathan Hunt-Glassman is the Founder and CEO of Oar Health, an addiction recovery platform focused on making science-backed addiction medicine approachable and accessible for the millions of people who struggle with Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD). With over 15 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Jonathan has held key leadership positions in strategy at Humana, Optum, and Bain & Company. His motivation for transforming the addiction treatment field and founding Oar Health stems from his personal battle with alcohol addiction, a journey that ignited his commitment to enhancing the current landscape of addiction treatment. We’re excited to have Jonathan with us today to discuss alcohol addiction recovery and an effective medication proven to help people drink less called Naltrexone For more information about Oar Health and Naltrexone, please visit: https://www.oarhealth.com/quit For more information about prevention of alcohol use disorder, please visit the C3 Foundation at: https://cthreefoundation.org For more information about the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), please visit: https://www.niaaa.nih.gov For more information about the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), please visit: https://www.samhsa.gov Finally, for more information about Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), please visit: https://www.aa.org

Duration:00:35:52

No Weigh: A Whole-Person Approach to Weigh Loss with Dr. Valerie Evans – Episode 270

12/19/2023
No Weigh is a whole-person approach that treats weight loss as one part of a person’s life, interconnected with everything else that person values, In this episode, Dr. Graham Taylor speaks with Valerie Evans, BCBA. Valerie is a licensed and board-certified Behavior Analyst and founder of No Weigh, an app that leverages behavioral psychology and applied behavioral analysis to help users lose weight, ensure healthy habits, and build a healthier life. Valerie is a mom of three children and, after having her third child, turned to diet programs to help her feel like herself again. Valerie decided to make a new way for individuals to feel empowered in their wellness journey and created the No Weigh whole-person approach. We’re excited to have Valerie with us today to discuss a new approach to weight loss and her app No Weigh. For more information about No Weight, please visit: http://noweigh.com To get the No Weigh app on your phone, please visit: http://noweigh.com/app To connect with No Weigh App on Facebook, please visit: http://www.facebook.com/no_weigh_app To connect with No Weigh App on Twitter/X, please visit: http://www.twitter.com/no_weigh_app To connect with Dr. Valerie Evans on LinkedIn, please visit: https://www.linkedin.com/in/valerie-evans-a77990b/

Duration:00:33:39

Cutting-Edge & Tailored Life-Skills-Training for Individuals with Disabilities with Molly Oshinski & Morgan Marquez – Episode 269

12/14/2023
Visualization is a powerful teaching tool. In this episode, Dr. Graham Taylor speaks with Molly Oshinski and Morgan Marquez. Molly and Morgan are the founders of Pickle System, a hands-off resource for BCBAs, special educators, and parents of individuals with disabilities providing animated video-models for a variety of living skills. Molly is the CEO of Pickle System and a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst and Licensed Behavior Analyst. She is currently pursuing her PhD at The University of Texas at Austin in the special education department. Her research has focused on teaching intimate hygiene skills using video-models. Morgan is the COO and the Data & Analytics Program Manager at Pickle System. Morgan received her M.S. in Data Analytics from Rockhurst University and her B.B.A. in Marketing and Economics from Kansas State University. For more information about Pickle System, please visit: https://www.picklesystem.com To contact Pickle System, please email at admin@picklesystem.com.

Duration:00:33:50

OCD, Anxiety, & Immersion Therapy with Dr. Sarah Olivo – Episode 268

12/12/2023
Anxiety is a safety strategy, it’s an early warning system at best. There’s a perception of a threat and the perception is that I’m not going to be able to handle the threat. The key word being “perception”. In this episode, Dr. Graham Taylor speaks with Dr. Sarah Olivo. Sarah is a licensed clinical psychologist with over two decades of experience. Sarah is the head of Lumate Academy, the training and education arm of Lumate Health, and co-hosts the "College Is Fine, Everything's Fine" podcast that aims to empower college students with essential CBT skills. Together Graham and Sarah discuss OCD, anxiety, exposure therapy, and tips for parents on what to look out for. For more information about Lumate Health, please visit: https://lumatehealth.com For more information about College Is Fine, Everything Is Fine Podcast, please visit: https://www.collegeisfinepodcast.com

Duration:00:44:35

BHT Special: Superpowers of Social Workers with Sharlee Dixon our Newest Host – Episode 267

12/7/2023
Today marks a particularly special episode where we get to introduce our newest host to our show, Sharlee R. Dixon, LMSW. At Behavioral Health Today, our commitment is to present a diverse range of perspectives and voices, both from our guests and our dedicated hosts. In this episode, Dr. Graham Taylor has the privilege to welcome Sharlee Dixon and give you our listeners a unique opportunity to discover more about her and welcome our new member to the BHT team. Sharlee Dixon is an accomplished social worker with extensive experience in the field. As a licensed LMSW, she currently serves as a school social worker at a North Carolina high school. Sharlee received her Masters of Social Work from The University of South Carolina, and her expertise has been recognized on a national level as she has been invited to present at the prestigious National School Social Work Conference on multiple occasions. She also earned a second Masters degree in Education with an emphasis on Trauma-Informed Care. Sharlee has worked as an Adjunct Professor in the Education Department at Benedict College and also develops social work courses and study material for Triad as a Content Creator. Together Graham and Sharlee discuss the challenges facing communities and the unique qualifications of Social Workers to meet those needs and help their clients grow. Social Workers have a superpower of helping without necessarily you having to ask for that help. For more information about Sharlee R. Dixon, connect on Linkedin at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sharlee-dixon-lmsw-med-328748123 For more information about the University of South Carolina College of Social Work, please visit: https://sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/socialwork/index.php

Duration:00:20:28

PeopleUSA & Peer-led Innovation in Mental Health with Steve Miccio – Episode 266

12/5/2023
Our expectations should be that people can live a better life if they're given the right supports. In this episode, Dr. Graham Taylor speaks with Steve Miccio. Steve is the Chief Executive Officer of PeopleUSA, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping families and people with behavioral health challenges. Steve is an innovator in crisis response and mental health services. For over two decades, he has introduced groundbreaking models and approaches that reduce hospital utilization, incarceration rates, and healthcare spending. Steve was the first in the United States to embed peers in hospital psychiatric ERs. He also created the Rose House model of peer-operated crisis respites, the Transitional Care Wellness Team Model, and developed unique training programs for hospitals, local government units, and behavioral health organizations across the U.S. Recovery is an expectation. You will recover and you will thrive. And there will be ways that you're going to be able to reach your ceiling. Let's go see what it is. For more information about PeopleUSA, please visit: https://people-usa.org/ Support PeopleUSA with a donation, please visit: https://people-usa.org/donate/ Connect with PeopleUSA on Instagram at peopleusanow, or visit: https://www.instagram.com/peopleusanow/ Connect with PeopleUSA on Facebook, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/peopleusanow Connect with PeopleUSA on Linkedin, please visit: https://www.linkedin.com/company/people-usa

Duration:00:34:59