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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.

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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Emotionally Focused Therapy with Kelly Bourque, LMFT – Episode 104

10/19/2021
Emotion is like our north star. Emotion gets us where we want to be. In this episode, Dr. Graham Taylor is joined by Kelly Bourque. Kelly is a founder of Red Therapy Group, a group practice in the Nashville area. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Emotionally Focused Therapist and supervisor with over a decade of experience, working with couples in private practice. Together they discuss this theoretical orientation being emotionally focused, understanding...

Duration:00:39:37

A Unique Opportunity to Bring Mental Health into Schools with Stephanie Taylor – Episode 103

10/12/2021
Right now, there is a unique opportunity that schools have to contribute to the social and emotional development of children and that behavioral health journey. In today’s episode, Dr. Graham Taylor is joined by Stephanie Taylor, school psychologist and clinical director for psycho-educational services at PresenceLearning. We speak on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on children’s mental health and the position schools are in due to the unique circumstances that have allowed an...

Duration:00:36:18

Part 2: Establishing 988 for National Suicide Hotline with U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart & U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton – Episode 102

10/7/2021
This episode resumes the conversation with Dr. Graham Taylor and Congressmen Chris Stewart and Seth Moulton. In our last episode, we discussed the role each of these congressmen played in the creation of this new program, the importance and willingness to deal with mental health struggles, their goals and benefits they anticipate with the new hotline number and what it can provide and advocate for mental health. We’ll resume today’s talk by discussing the details and services available with...

Duration:00:24:28

Part 1: Establishing 988 for National Suicide Hotline with U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart & U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton – Episode 101

10/5/2021
In 2020 our federal government responded to the growing mental health epidemic with the creation of the 988, a 3-digit national suicide prevention hotline specific for mental health crisis services. In our show today Dr. Graham Taylor is honored to speak with Congressman Chris Stewart of Utah and Congressman Seth Moulton of Massachusetts on the inspiration, creation, and hopes for this new national emergency number. Together they discuss the experiences in each of their lives that led to the...

Duration:00:18:57

Complicated Grief & the Meaningfulness of Loss with Dr. Kathy Shear – Episode 100

9/28/2021
At some point in all our lives, we will experience loss. The most difficult loss is the loss of someone close to us. With this loss, the landscape of our life changes and the process of experiencing and working through our grief begins. In this episode, Dr. Graham Taylor speaks with Dr. Kathy Shear, professor of psychiatry at the Columbia School of Social Work and founder and director of the Center for Complicated Grief. She shares with us the grief process, how to recognize complicated...

Duration:00:50:39

Part 2: Mental Health of Athletes & the NBA with Dr. William Parham – Episode 99

9/23/2021
This episode resumes the conversation with Dr. Graham Taylor and Dr. William Parham the inaugural Director of the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) Mental Health and Wellness Department. We have not yet begun to see what real GOAT (greatest of all time) behavior looks like. If we to invest, from the beginning all of those systems early on should have a mental health and wellness component as part of their regimen. If we can look at the developmental part of it first, that...

Duration:00:27:17

Part 1: Mental Health of Athletes & the NBA with Dr. William Parham – Episode 98

9/21/2021
Athletes are aesthetically pleasing and like the theater, it's a venue for emotional expression. However, while we fans may be enjoying their performances we get to watch, we don't often fully appreciate the degrees of pressure on elite athletes. The win-it-all mentality presents a unique concern for the mental health among athletes. In this episode Dr. Graham Taylor is joined by Dr. William Parham the inaugural Director of the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) Mental Health and...

Duration:00:29:28

Teaching Trauma-Responsive Practices with Ragan Schriver, PsyD, MSW – Episode 97

9/14/2021
Being trauma-responsive means that we can recognize that the person that’s coming to see us has lived very difficult situations, but there are huge strengths in that. We as therapists want to join arms and walk with them to collaborate on their issues and strengths to help them grow. On today’s podcast, Dr. Graham Taylor speaks with Ragan Schriver, PsyD, MSW. Ragan is an Associate Professor of Practice at the University of Tennessee’s College of Social Work and director of the MSW program....

Duration:00:40:35

Weaving EMDR into Therapy with Wendy Byrd, LPC, LMFT – Episode 96

9/7/2021
We know that at its best talk therapy, regardless of the theoretical approach being utilized is typically limited in helping folks fully process through and let go of trauma. But, what about those times when, as therapists, we find ourselves working with a patient that seems to be stuck in their treatment process, due to experienced trauma? Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an approach we can utilize to help patients accelerate the information, processing other...

Duration:00:31:30

Part 2: Children’s Mental Health & Preparing for the Fall Semester with Jerry Barone – Episode 95

9/2/2021
This episode resumes the conversation with Dr. Graham Taylor and Jerry Barone of Effective School Solutions (ESS). Together they discuss key aspects of self-care in teachers and administrators, the confidence needed for a safe environment for our children, and practical strategies to help navigate students back into the school year. As we reenter schools this fall semester we encourage parents, teachers, and administrators to promote a familiar routine, master competency to show kids...

Duration:00:24:20

Part 1: Children’s Mental Health & Preparing for the Fall Semester with Jerry Barone – Episode 94

8/31/2021
There's no better place than to address mental health issues from our point of view than at school where children can be surrounded by teachers and leaders. In this episode, Dr. Graham Taylor speaks with Jerry Barone from Effective School Solutions (ESS) about children’s mental health and preparation for the fall semester. Together they discuss the prevalence rates in children’s mental health, services, and the best practices available to the school to address the needs of students, and...

Duration:00:25:59

Clinician Series: Inner-Work for the New Trauma Therapist with Guy Macpherson Ph.D. – Episode 93

8/26/2021
Special Offer for BHT Listeners: Save 40% OFF Inner-Work for New Trauma Therapists Course with promo code TRIADGUY. Learn More at: https://the-trauma-therapist-project.teachable.com/p/inner-work-for-the-new-trauma-worker What the patient needs most is the ability to be themselves, but for them to see themselves, as therapists, we need to know ourselves fully first. In this episode, Dr. Graham Taylor continues the discussion with Dr. Guy Macpherson, clinical psychologist, creator of the...

Duration:00:37:51

Early Career Experiences in Cultivating Authenticity with Guy Macpherson Ph.D. – Episode 92

8/24/2021
Special Offer for BHT Listeners: Save 40% OFF Inner-Work for New Trauma Therapists Course with promo code TRIADGUY. Learn More at: https://the-trauma-therapist-project.teachable.com/p/inner-work-for-the-new-trauma-worker As therapists, we are our own greatest tool. But how does one come about becoming their own best tool? And what personal components go into the cultivation of this therapeutic self? And what does this inner work look like? These questions and professional development are...

Duration:00:41:01

Promoting W.E.A.L.T.H. in Melanated Communities with Alethea Glave – Episode 91

8/17/2021
We, as therapists, have an opportunity to educate and challenge people to the conscious and unconscious aspects of racism. In this episode, Dr. Graham Taylor speaks with Alethea Glave, LCSW, about therapy specifically addressing mental health in underserved and underrepresented communities. Together they discuss the importance of creating a safe space and being intentional on normalizing and decolonizing therapy, helping clients recognize the other dimensions to their mental health,...

Duration:00:30:48

Part 2: Psychedelic Therapy with Saj Razvi, LPC – Episode 90

8/12/2021
Psychedelic substances can provide a powerful experience that can be turned into significant therapeutic benefits. In this episode, we conclude this two-part series on Psychedelic Therapy with Saj Razvi, LPC Director of Education at the Psychedelic Somatic Institute (PSI). Together Graham and Saj continue their conversation with a focus on the therapist’s role in the psychedelic psychotherapy process, who might best benefit from this type of therapy, and the successful outcomes seen in...

Duration:00:39:45

Part 1: Psychedelic Therapy with Saj Razvi, LPC – Episode 89

8/10/2021
For some patients with complex or treatment resistance trauma, standard therapeutic approaches can’t cross over into the realm where trauma is held. But what if there was a way to access this healing place and address this pathway to the center of where their trauma is held? In this episode, Dr. Graham Taylor is joined by Saj Razvi, LPC, Director of Education at the Psychedelic Somatic Institute (PSI). Saj’s primary focus is on the wide-scale adoption and accessibility of psychedelic therapy...

Duration:00:30:14

Psychopathology and the Study of Violent Crime with Dr. Gary Brucato – Episode 88

8/3/2021
It’s important to understand that the reason we must go to these dark places, such as violent crime, is in the interest of prevention of future crime. In this episode, Dr. Graham Taylor is joined today by Dr. Gary Burcato, clinical psychologist, researcher, and author in the areas of violence, early psychosis, and other serious psychopathology. Gary is also the writer of The New Evil: Understanding the Emergence and Modern Violent Crime co-authored by Dr.Michael Stone. Together Graham and...

Duration:00:39:44

Successful Long-Term Recovery & Peer Support with Emily Grossman – Episode 87

7/29/2021
Recovery is a beautiful process where you build a happy, successful life and you come out the other side of your mental health struggles as the best version of yourself. In this episode, Dr. Graham Taylor speaks with Emily Grossman, the Director of Training at Coordinated Behavioral Care, on her journey with mental illness. Her story begins at the age of 18 and through many stressful events, her life’s trajectory was threatened by institutionalization. Her persistence and ultimate recovery...

Duration:00:35:45

Thursday is the New Friday with Joe Sanok - Episode 86

7/27/2021
How many days each week are you working? Three five, maybe six. And how many hours are you putting in on average? 30, 40, or 50 hours a week? Would you say that you've achieved and are living the proverbial work-life balance you want? In this episode, Dr. Graham Taylor speaks with Joe Sanok on this new book Thursday is the New Friday, and shares with us how we can take charge of and create our work-life balance. Together Joe shares his new book and the evidence-based methodology and ways to...

Duration:00:34:52

The Epidemic within the Pandemic with Lauren Conaboy – Episode 85

7/20/2021
We know that mental illness is a significant part of our lives as a nation, one in five adults are going to experience a mental health illness each year. Roughly 10% of people are going to experience a major depressive episode this year, and 20% of people will experience an anxiety disorder. In this episode Dr. Graham Taylor speaks with Lauren Conaboy the Vice President of National Policy at Centerstone, a not-for-profit health system specializing in mental health and substance use disorder...

Duration:00:28:48