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What’s on your mind? Are you or a loved one struggling with mental health challenges? Do you have a specific personal or professional interest in mental health? Perhaps you are looking to build mental and emotional resiliency. The On Your Mind podcast by Journey’s Dream brings together professionals in the field who are successfully supporting people through mental health challenges to a place of true and lasting well-being. Here you will find hope and inspiration. You will walk away with practical tools and pathways to innovative, effective solutions. Connect to a community who believes you can be well and will support you moving from a place of fear to a place of opportunity.Every week, our host Timothy J. Hayes, Psy.D, will be joined by practitioners, thought leaders, and experts in the field of mental health who offer solutions, actual next steps, and tangible tools. In addition to professionals, the podcast will feature individuals sharing their own inspirational stories of transformation and recovery. About Journey’s Dream –Anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive–compulsive disorder, suicide, psychosis, eating disorders, behavioral disorders, trauma. These are just some of the mental health challenges experienced by people of all ages, races, and social classes. The non-profit organization, Journey’s Dream, was founded on the belief that restoring wellness involves more than recovering from symptoms and that mental health challenges can be opportunities for personal transformation. Journey’s Dream is a portal to a world of mental health solutions, including:- Practitioner Network: access to a global network of professional who practice functional medicine and integrative mental health care, and who believe that mental illness can be temporary. – Digital Solutions Portal: a collection of tools, programs, and resources that have been used to bring about mental wellness.- Mentoring Program: a community of skilled mentors and peers who have experienced healing following trauma and mental health challenges.- Public Education: At Journey’s Dream we are passionate about changing the narrative around mental illness; shifting the conversation from one of fear and struggle to one of hope and solutions. This is achieved through the On Your Mind podcast and blog, three books published by our founders and local/national speaking engagements.- Optimal Being Program: The founders of Journey’s Dream have invested more than $1,000,000 of private funding to develop, implement and refine a state-of-the-art, multimedia experience called the Optimal Being® program. About Our Host —-Timothy J. Hayes, Psy.D., is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in private practice in Crystal Lake, Illinois. With 44+ years of experience supporting individuals and families, Dr. Hayes integrates mind/body techniques into a client-friendly model that emphasizes how people possess within themselves the resources necessary to deal effectively with a wide variety of problems and challenges.Through therapy and support groups, Dr. Hayes has helped countless individuals and families. Offering “cutting edge” mental health services, he integrates some of the newest and most effective approaches into a results-oriented therapy style. Dr. Hayes employs such tools as EMDR (trauma reduction technique), Depth Oriented Brief Therapy Training (Coherence Therapy), Neuro-Emotional Technique (NET), the Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), and the Bio-Energetic Synchronization Technique (BEST).In addition to his role as therapist and parenting expert, he speaks professionally on a wide variety of topics related to mental health, relationships, and the mind/body connection.

What’s on your mind? Are you or a loved one struggling with mental health challenges? Do you have a specific personal or professional interest in mental health? Perhaps you are looking to build mental and emotional resiliency. The On Your Mind podcast by Journey’s Dream brings together professionals in the field who are successfully supporting people through mental health challenges to a place of true and lasting well-being. Here you will find hope and inspiration. You will walk away with practical tools and pathways to innovative, effective solutions. Connect to a community who believes you can be well and will support you moving from a place of fear to a place of opportunity.Every week, our host Timothy J. Hayes, Psy.D, will be joined by practitioners, thought leaders, and experts in the field of mental health who offer solutions, actual next steps, and tangible tools. In addition to professionals, the podcast will feature individuals sharing their own inspirational stories of transformation and recovery. About Journey’s Dream –Anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive–compulsive disorder, suicide, psychosis, eating disorders, behavioral disorders, trauma. These are just some of the mental health challenges experienced by people of all ages, races, and social classes. The non-profit organization, Journey’s Dream, was founded on the belief that restoring wellness involves more than recovering from symptoms and that mental health challenges can be opportunities for personal transformation. Journey’s Dream is a portal to a world of mental health solutions, including:- Practitioner Network: access to a global network of professional who practice functional medicine and integrative mental health care, and who believe that mental illness can be temporary. – Digital Solutions Portal: a collection of tools, programs, and resources that have been used to bring about mental wellness.- Mentoring Program: a community of skilled mentors and peers who have experienced healing following trauma and mental health challenges.- Public Education: At Journey’s Dream we are passionate about changing the narrative around mental illness; shifting the conversation from one of fear and struggle to one of hope and solutions. This is achieved through the On Your Mind podcast and blog, three books published by our founders and local/national speaking engagements.- Optimal Being Program: The founders of Journey’s Dream have invested more than $1,000,000 of private funding to develop, implement and refine a state-of-the-art, multimedia experience called the Optimal Being® program. About Our Host —-Timothy J. Hayes, Psy.D., is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in private practice in Crystal Lake, Illinois. With 44+ years of experience supporting individuals and families, Dr. Hayes integrates mind/body techniques into a client-friendly model that emphasizes how people possess within themselves the resources necessary to deal effectively with a wide variety of problems and challenges.Through therapy and support groups, Dr. Hayes has helped countless individuals and families. Offering “cutting edge” mental health services, he integrates some of the newest and most effective approaches into a results-oriented therapy style. Dr. Hayes employs such tools as EMDR (trauma reduction technique), Depth Oriented Brief Therapy Training (Coherence Therapy), Neuro-Emotional Technique (NET), the Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), and the Bio-Energetic Synchronization Technique (BEST).In addition to his role as therapist and parenting expert, he speaks professionally on a wide variety of topics related to mental health, relationships, and the mind/body connection.

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What’s on your mind? Are you or a loved one struggling with mental health challenges? Do you have a specific personal or professional interest in mental health? Perhaps you are looking to build mental and emotional resiliency. The On Your Mind podcast by Journey’s Dream brings together professionals in the field who are successfully supporting people through mental health challenges to a place of true and lasting well-being. Here you will find hope and inspiration. You will walk away with practical tools and pathways to innovative, effective solutions. Connect to a community who believes you can be well and will support you moving from a place of fear to a place of opportunity.Every week, our host Timothy J. Hayes, Psy.D, will be joined by practitioners, thought leaders, and experts in the field of mental health who offer solutions, actual next steps, and tangible tools. In addition to professionals, the podcast will feature individuals sharing their own inspirational stories of transformation and recovery. About Journey’s Dream –Anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive–compulsive disorder, suicide, psychosis, eating disorders, behavioral disorders, trauma. These are just some of the mental health challenges experienced by people of all ages, races, and social classes. The non-profit organization, Journey’s Dream, was founded on the belief that restoring wellness involves more than recovering from symptoms and that mental health challenges can be opportunities for personal transformation. Journey’s Dream is a portal to a world of mental health solutions, including:- Practitioner Network: access to a global network of professional who practice functional medicine and integrative mental health care, and who believe that mental illness can be temporary. – Digital Solutions Portal: a collection of tools, programs, and resources that have been used to bring about mental wellness.- Mentoring Program: a community of skilled mentors and peers who have experienced healing following trauma and mental health challenges.- Public Education: At Journey’s Dream we are passionate about changing the narrative around mental illness; shifting the conversation from one of fear and struggle to one of hope and solutions. This is achieved through the On Your Mind podcast and blog, three books published by our founders and local/national speaking engagements.- Optimal Being Program: The founders of Journey’s Dream have invested more than $1,000,000 of private funding to develop, implement and refine a state-of-the-art, multimedia experience called the Optimal Being® program. About Our Host —-Timothy J. Hayes, Psy.D., is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in private practice in Crystal Lake, Illinois. With 44+ years of experience supporting individuals and families, Dr. Hayes integrates mind/body techniques into a client-friendly model that emphasizes how people possess within themselves the resources necessary to deal effectively with a wide variety of problems and challenges.Through therapy and support groups, Dr. Hayes has helped countless individuals and families. Offering “cutting edge” mental health services, he integrates some of the newest and most effective approaches into a results-oriented therapy style. Dr. Hayes employs such tools as EMDR (trauma reduction technique), Depth Oriented Brief Therapy Training (Coherence Therapy), Neuro-Emotional Technique (NET), the Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), and the Bio-Energetic Synchronization Technique (BEST).In addition to his role as therapist and parenting expert, he speaks professionally on a wide variety of topics related to mental health, relationships, and the mind/body connection.

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Episodes

How To Fight Sleep Issues And Improve Sleep Quality With Dr. Nishi Bhopal

5/4/2021
Fighting sleep issues isn’t as easy as counting sheep at night. As Dr. Nishi Bhopal, a board-certified in psychiatry and sleep medicine shares with Timothy J. Hayes, most of the time, what helps improve our sleep quality has more to do with our lifestyle during the day than what we do during nighttime. Dr. Nishi highlights 3 important elements that are integral in creating better quality sleep and also touches on the subject of using sleeping pills, their effects, what they do, and how they...

Duration:00:37:19

Nutritional Psychology, Light Therapy And Other Integrative Approaches To Mental Health With Jeffrey Bruno, PhD

4/27/2021
Mental health is an area of healing that begs for more innovative solutions. A growing body of evidence is making a strong case for the claim that integrative approaches to mental wellness are creating better results for people than reliance on traditional medication and psychotherapy. The Director of the Pacific Psychological Care Group, Dr. Jeffrey Bruno is passionate about finding alternative natural therapies that support mental wellness. This passion has led him to pioneer the use of...

Duration:00:39:18

Holistic Healing: Reclaiming The Power Over Our Health With Life And Health Coach Joy Dettling

4/13/2021
Our body sends us signals about our health and wellbeing far more than what we take notice of. The physical symptoms reveal other deeper issues that, when left unattended, may slowly creep their way up and become something much serious. Joy Dettling learned this the hard way. After all the stress—physically, emotionally, and mentally—and a laundry list of health issues, Joy found herself battling chronic health conditions and anxiety. In this episode, she joins Timothy J. Hayes, Psy.D., to...

Duration:00:37:07

Alternative To Medications: Overcoming Medication Withdrawal With Lyle Murphy

4/6/2021
While medications help people with their mental health conditions and addiction, it is, however, not ideal in the long run. Many have found themselves suffering from withdrawal symptoms, stuck inside yet another loop. In this episode, Timothy J. Hayes Psy.D. sits down with Lyle Murphy to ask him about what he has found to help others free themselves from using medications and their effects right after. As the founder of Alternative to Meds Center, Lyle has created a program that helps...

Duration:00:49:42

Trowbridge Road: Finding Healing From Childhood Trauma With Marcella Pixley

3/30/2021
The Trowbridge Road is a 2020 National Book Awards Longlist Selection novel written by Marcella Pixley for young people. It revolves around childhood trauma, death, and redemption through friendship. Do you want to know the inspiration behind Marcella's much-awarded novel? Are you coping with childhood trauma, and you're seeking healing and redemption? Then this episode is for you. Marcella recounts her own childhood trauma and how it propels her to express her experiences to others so that...

Duration:00:35:03

The Magic Of A Sober Life And The Struggles Of Overcoming Addictions With Laura McKowen

3/23/2021
Are you struggling with overcoming addictions in your life? Whether you are addicted to alcohol, social media, sex, etc., Laura McKowen understands what you're going through. Laura is the author of We Are The Luckiest: The Surprising Magic of a Sober Life, wherein she reveals her heart-wrenching struggles with overcoming her addiction to alcohol. The journey to sobriety is not easy, but it's possible and necessary! Having a supportive community with whom you can be honest and accountable is...

Duration:00:43:10

How Your Body Helps With Trauma Resolution With Dr. Pat Ogden

3/16/2021
Your body plays a major role in trauma resolution. Since we experience everything through our bodies, they have a significant correlation to our psychological health. Joining Timothy J. Hayes, Psy.D. today is Dr. Pat Ogden, the Founder of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute (SPI). Sensorimotor Psychotherapy is a body-centered treatment of unresolved trauma. Dr. Pat shares stories of how this form of therapy helped her patients walk through the traumatic events of their past and release the...

Duration:00:43:16

The Power of Nutritional Support On Combating Mental Issues With Dr. Bryan Ardis

3/9/2021
From the most common like depression to the deeply serious like schizophrenia, mental health issues are typically addressed through various medications. What most people don't realize is that these individuals can also benefit from good nutritional support, reducing the risks of side effects. Discussing his discoveries in this field with Timothy J. Hayes, Psy.D. is professional chiropractor Dr. Bryan Ardis. Dr. Bryan explains how herbal medicines serve as excellent remedies to the hormones...

Duration:00:34:55

Breaking Misconceptions Surrounding The Postpartum Doula Profession With Bonnie M. Griffin

3/2/2021
It is indeed alarming that the word postpartum has become synonymous with depression, though in fact, it pertains to the transition stage between pregnancy and motherhood. To help mothers and their respective partners get through this challenging life phase, the help of a postpartum doula is extremely valuable. Exploring this profession with Timothy J. Hayes, Psy.D. is professional doula Bonnie M. Griffin. She focuses her discussion on her duties as a doula, breaking the common...

Duration:00:33:33

Finding Healing In Eastern Medicine: Helping Veterans’ Mental Health With Dr. Frank Yurasek

2/23/2021
Being thrust into the challenging situations inherent in the military, many veterans come out needing mental health services. Dr. Frank Yurasek zeroes in on the plight of veterans in areas around post-traumatic stress disorder, the silent suicide epidemic, and the pain afflicting them as well as non-veterans. However, different from what has been usually done, Dr. Yurasek adds to the field Eastern Medicine, and in this episode, he joins Timothy J. Hayes, Psy.D., to tell us all about it. He...

Duration:00:34:47

Celebrating The Present Moment With Kathryn Nicolai

2/16/2021
There’s a reason why so many cultures have used storytelling in a myriad of ways over history, but one primary reason is it’s a way for people to connect to each other, to understand things, to know what to pay attention to, and to heal from past wounds. Kathryn Nicolai has always been a storyteller and somebody who told herself bedtime stories as a young child to fall asleep. For someone with a condition called aphantasia, which is the inability to visualize mental images, overlapped with a...

Duration:00:33:48

How To Design An Objective Health Roadmap In Functional Psychiatry With Dr. Donald Raden

2/9/2021
Mental health illnesses have always been treated on a subjective level, concentrating on the patient's feelings and thoughts. This may have been a tried and tested procedure in functional psychiatry, but Dr. Donald Raden chose to go beyond the norm and conduct treatments on the objective side. He sits down with Timothy J. Hayes, Psy.D. to share his discoveries in approaching mental health treatments by focusing on biological problems instead of just psychological ones, allowing for a more...

Duration:00:33:54

Support Services For The Invisible Wounds: Helping Veterans And Their Families Work Through Mental Health Issues With Modie Lavin

2/2/2021
Many veterans have invisible wounds—the mental health issues—that make it difficult for them to go back to civilian life. Even more, these also take a toll on their families. In this episode, Dr. Timothy J. Hayes interviews Modie Lavin, a coordinator for the Road Home Program, about mental health and the support services needed for veterans and their families. Understanding this firsthand, she tells us about her experiences with having her son serve as a Corporal in the US Marine Corps....

Duration:00:36:09

Helping The Broken Through Free Recovery Programs With Dan Hostetler

1/26/2021
For many people suffering from rather peculiar disorders that many people don't understand that much, such as dyslexia, schizophrenia, and multiple personalities, the hope of them getting better is close to impossible. But Dan Hostetler, who works in providing recovery programs for free, begs to differ. He joins Timothy J. Hayes, Psy.D. to share his experiences and the procedures they are offering at Above and Beyond Family Center, an addiction treatment facility dedicated to understanding...

Duration:00:31:51

The Role Of Community In Veteran Transition With Jim Dolan And Justin Miller

1/19/2021
It has often been said that we are very good at sending people to war, but not as good at supporting them when they come back. This rings terribly true when you look at the vast percentage of military veterans who are struggling to make a smooth transition to civilian life. From finding gainful employment to dealing with mental issues, every aspect of a veteran’s life is a call for help that goes mostly unheard outside of veteran’s organizations. Seeing the need to address this, Jim Dolan of...

Duration:00:48:20

Equipping Leaders The Spiritual Skills To Elevate The World With Dr. David Gruder

1/12/2021
Beyond the physical and mental aspects of pursuing your calling is the importance of spirituality. Too often, when people still feel like there is something missing, it is often this aspect that they forget about. Dr. David Gruder is an award-winning clinical and organizational developmental psychologist who helps leaders and influencers repair and elevate the world with the missing spiritual, inner, and outer skills needed to succeed in their calling. He joins Timothy J. Hayes, Psy.D., to...

Duration:00:41:32

Dr. Nishi Bhopal On Integrative Psychiatry

1/5/2021
Treating psychiatric disorders do not just stop with prescriptions. They extend far beyond that. What better way to treat something that affects our entire health and wellbeing than holistic care? In this episode, Timothy J. Hayes, Psy.D. sits down with Dr. Nishi Bhopal—triple board certified in psychiatry, sleep medicine, and integrative holistic medicine—to talk about integrative psychiatry. She shares the things she found about helping patients with their mental health issues and how she...

Duration:00:43:03

Deepa Kannan, Functional Nutrition Specialist

12/29/2020
Mental health issues have their way of creeping into the rest of our lives, affecting us not only mentally and emotionally but also physically. Finding a way to work around her own mental health struggles, Deepa Kannan started her journey as a Yoga Acharya for over two decades now, a Functional Nutritionist, and a Certified Food and Spirit Practitioner. Since then, she has brought together the masterful understanding of the human anatomy with a cohesive understanding of Physiology to offer...

Duration:00:40:48

Dr. Antoine Chevalier, Functional Medicine Expert

12/22/2020
Growing up in a family with parents who were undertakers, renowned brain injury researcher and naturopathic physician Dr. Antoine Chevalier had to help clean up dead bodies, which gave him a very traumatic childhood. In need of solutions for himself, he immersed himself in the study of suicidal ideation, PTSD, and major depression disorders so he could learn how different cultures heal themselves. Dr. Antoine joins Timothy J. Hayes, Psy.D. on today’s podcast to talk about brain therapy and...

Duration:00:36:17

Blending Music And Recovery With Jam Alker

11/24/2020
Drug addiction and mental health issues are things that society usually sees as hopeless cases, unfortunately. Musician and public speaker Jam Alker aims to break this stigma through the unique combination of music and recovery. Being a recovery activist himself, Jam uses songwriting to help people who are currently recovering from probably the lowest point in their lives. He sits down with host Timothy J. Hayes, Psy.D. to discuss how dedicating your life in service of others is the best way...

Duration:00:35:13