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Therapy + Coaching, in an entertaining way! Jamie Pyatt is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Guy Balogh is a Professional Life Coach. Join them each week for a little bit of therapy, a little bit of coaching, great stories, and amazing guests.

Therapy + Coaching, in an entertaining way! Jamie Pyatt is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Guy Balogh is a Professional Life Coach. Join them each week for a little bit of therapy, a little bit of coaching, great stories, and amazing guests.

Location:

United States

Description:

Therapy + Coaching, in an entertaining way! Jamie Pyatt is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Guy Balogh is a Professional Life Coach. Join them each week for a little bit of therapy, a little bit of coaching, great stories, and amazing guests.

Language:

English

Contact:

(425) 442-9789


Episodes

5 Simple Tips for Teens on How to Improve Communication, Conversation & Connection

5/24/2022
On this week's episode Jamie and Guy discuss 5 tips to improve communication, conversation and connection. Recently Guy shared these tips when presenting to a group of teens and thought they are good reminders to share no matter what your age. Listen to hear these 5 simple tips and choose one to focus on this week. We hope you enjoyed this episode - if you do, please take a minute to subscribe and leave a review on Apple Podcasts:) Thanks so much! Support the show:...

Duration:00:47:05

Discussing Attachment Theory in our Adult Relationships, with guest Russell T. Osguthorpe

5/17/2022
In today's episode, Jamie and Guy welcome guest Russell T. Osguthorpe, an instructional psychologist, former college professor at BYU and author of several books, to discuss attachment theory in adults. Dr. Osguthorpe explains that attachment theory originally focused on infants and children but in more recent years has expanded to include adults. He explains the 4 types of attachment we can have include Secure Attachment, Anxious Attachment, Avoidant Attachment and Dysfunctional Attachment....

Duration:00:47:34

Ready, Set,...Stay: Discussing How and Why Our Kids Fail to Launch into Adulthood

5/3/2022
On this week's episode, Jamie and Guy discuss how and why our kids "fail to launch" into adulthood. Over the years as a therapist, Jamie has seen a delayed "emerging into adulthood". This can look like a delay in entering the workforce, going off to college, or living independently. She explains that adolescence is "lasting longer". They compare this phenomenon to a rocket and break down why we are seeing it more and how to manage it. We hope you enjoyed this episode - if you do, please take...

Duration:00:53:48

Exhausted? Daydreaming of a Good Night's Sleep? Chrissy Lawler, LMFT and Baby Sleep Consultant, is Here to Help Everyone in the House Get Their Zzzz's

4/26/2022
Counting sheep has nothing on this week’s guest, Chrissy Lawler, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, lover of sleep, and baby sleep consultant. Chrissy explains when she began practicing therapy she started to realize that sleep issues were a common thread among all of her clients. Because of this, she decided to pursue additional training in advanced sleep medicine. She says her goal is to “take the stress out of sleep training and get everyone in the family a good night’s rest.” What...

Duration:00:48:24

Saboteur Series Part 3: The Avoider

4/19/2022
On this week's episode Jamie and Guy deep dive into another saboteur as part of their Positive Intelligence Saboteur Series: the Avoider. The "Avoider"" is one of the ten types of saboteurs identified by Shirzad Chamine in his work on Positive Intelligence. He teaches that the saboteurs are the negative voices in our heads that "generate negative emotions" (stress, anxiety, self-doubt, frustration, restlessness, and unhappiness) and "sabotage our performance, wellbeing and relationships"....

Duration:00:45:54

Finding Joy After Loss and Bringing Sunshine To Those That Are Struggling, with guest Jason Clawson

4/12/2022
On this week's episode Jamie and Guy welcome Jason Clawson, therapist, widower, father and founder of Sunshine Boxes. During this episode, Jason shares the devastating story of losing his wife to colon cancer and how he tackled what felt like an impossible journey to find joy again. He explains that nine months after her passing, he staged his own "intervention" and created a "healing team" that he could turn to when things felt too heavy. By being vulnerable and connecting with others, he...

Duration:00:44:38

From First Dates to Flying: Forging Through the Fear You Feel

4/5/2022
On this week's episode Jamie and Guy discuss fear. From the fear of flying, to first dates, to spiders - they explain the discuss the importance of fear and how to manage it. Fear is a primal response that alerts us to danger. It can stem from real or imagined threats. For our ancient ancestors that might have been a bear outside their cave - but nowadays our fears might look more like taking a test, speaking in public, interviewing for a job - not as life-threatening but still...

Duration:00:38:44

Spreading Hope in Hardship, with Special Guest and Local Ukrainian Hero, André Polonski

3/29/2022
On this week’s episode Jamie and Guy welcome a very special guest remotely from Kharkov, Ukraine - André Polonski. They first discovered André on IG when he began sharing his efforts to deliver food and supplies to his neighbors shortly after the war broke out in Ukraine. André shares how his humble efforts to help a few people has grown to over 3500 food deliveries and counting. What began with a couple of neighbors in need quickly grew into local humanitarian effort to help everyone he...

Duration:00:43:13

Saboteur Series Part 2: Meet the Pleaser

3/22/2022
On this week's episode Jamie and Guy discuss another saboteur or inner critic: the Pleaser. Jamie explains how she is all too familiar with this saboteur because it is her "#1". Being a "pleaser" is one of the ten types of saboteurs identified by Shirzad Chamine in his work on Positive Intelligence. He teaches that the saboteurs are the negative voices in our heads that "generate negative emotions" (stress, anxiety, self-doubt, frustration, restlessness, and unhappiness) and "sabotage our...

Duration:00:41:19

You're Not Alone: The Importance of Connection and Community for Parents of Special Needs Children w/ guest Kara Ryska, Life Coach

3/15/2022
On this week’s episode Jamie and Guy welcome local guest Kara Ryska - mother of four including one special needs child, Levi. Kara is also a life coach and host of The Special Needs Mom Podcast: A place for moms to connect and grow. Kara tells her story about when her son Levi was diagnosed with brain cancer at age two and how life has looked different since then. She explains how a couple of years ago she felt inspired to help this community of special needs moms by starting a podcast with...

Duration:00:45:07

Discussing the Stages of Change & Why Making and Maintaining Change Can Be So Hard

3/8/2022
On this week’s episode Jamie and Guy discuss change - particularly making and maintaining changes in our lives. They agree that often times when people think of change - they are referring to the “action” stage of change - but they discuss how there is a lot more to change than that. Jamie explains that there are six stages of change and explains why they are each important. Take a listen to understand better the process of change and how to make and maintain the changes you want to in your...

Duration:00:47:28

No But's About It: Why Accountability is Important in Maintaining Healthy Relationships and Achieving Your Goals

3/1/2022
On this week's episode Jamie and Guy discuss accountability. From RSVP'ing to parties, to holding yourself accountable to training for a marathon, to taking ownership in relationships when you "step in it" - accountability is important and shows up in all facets of our lives. They discuss how there are no "buts" or blaming when you are being accountable for your actions. Being accountable means you turn inward to analyze how you have behaved instead of outwardly blaming others or the...

Duration:00:40:16

Taking a Deep Dive Into Three Types of Self Esteem: Performance-based, Attribute-based, & Others-based

2/22/2022
This week's episode was inspired by Terry Real's discussion about self-esteem in his most recent book Fierce Intimacy. Self-esteem is a topic Jamie and Guy have focused on before but after reading this book wanted to take a deeper dive into the 3 types of self-esteem discussed in this book: (1) Performance-based esteem: I have worth based on what I do. (2) Attribute-based esteem: I have worth based on what I have; and (3) Others-based esteem: I have worth because other people think I do....

Duration:00:43:43

Saboteur Series Part 1: Getting to Know the Controller

2/15/2022
On this week's episode Jamie and Guy discuss control and being a controller. Being a "controller" is one of the ten types of saboteurs identified by Shirzad Chamine in his work on Positive Intelligence. He teaches that the saboteurs are the negative voices in our heads that "generate negative emotions" (stress, anxiety, self-doubt, frustration, restlessness, and unhappiness) and "sabotage our performance, wellbeing and relationships". A controller is someone who wants to do things their way...

Duration:00:39:47

How To Disagree Without Being Disagreeable (aka: The Art of Respectful Discussion)

2/8/2022
On this week's episode Jamie and Guy discuss how to disagree without being disagreeable. They reminisce about both being part of their debate teams in high school and compared the art of debate to this topic. They give advice on how to discuss differing opinions or points of view with others without being contentious. Jamie explains it is easy to get defensive when you're feeling criticized. She also explains that it's an art to disagree with someone while at the same time respecting them...

Duration:00:41:40

Does Your Parenting Style Differ From Your Partner? How to Work Together When Raising Your Kids

2/1/2022
On this week's episode, Jamie and Guy discuss different parenting styles and how to work together with your partner when your parenting styles differ. They discuss the whole spectrum of styles from Authoritarian to Uninvolved Parenting and what each one looks like. Jamie explains it's not uncommon to have different parenting styles than your partner and that is ok. She also explains it's important to discuss what you and your partners long-term goals are for your children and how you plan to...

Duration:00:46:26

A Discussion About Addiction w/ Dr. Aaron Cannon

1/25/2022
On this week's episode Jamie and Guy welcome back another one of their favorite guests, Dr. Aaron Cannon. Drawing on his years of experience working with inmates in the California Department of Corrections (prison), Dr. Cannon shares his insights on addiction. He defines addiction as continued use of a substance (or an activity) despite adverse consequences. They discuss how almost anything can become an addiction. From addictive behaviors like pornography or gaming that disrupt marriages to...

Duration:01:08:38

The Harm of Toxic Productivity: Your Worth Is Not Determined By Your Output

1/18/2022
In this week's episode Jamie and Guy discuss toxic productivity. Toxic productivity is the unhealthy desire to be productive at all times and at all costs. It often comes with a big serving of guilt that no matter how productive we are, we feel like we should be doing more. Jamie and Guy explain that productivity in and of itself isn’t a bad thing. But toxic productivity is when we take it too far. Toxic productivity can be driven by fear, the need for control or out of the habit of...

Duration:00:52:05

The Benefits of Using Mindfulness To Feel More Grounded

1/11/2022
We’re back from our winter break and looking forward to sharing lots of great topics this year. On this week’s episode Jamie and Guy discuss Mindfulness - which has been a bit of a buzz word the last few years. Mindfulness is the state of active, open attention to the present, a.k.a. being in the moment. It’s a very intentional activity that helps you to focus on your thoughts and feelings. Jamie explains that the two elements that matter the most in mindfulness are awareness and acceptance....

Duration:00:42:29

Starting off the New Year by Revisiting an Episode from the Past: Values

1/4/2022
We're starting off the new year by reposting an episode from the past! We are re-sharing Episode #3 in which we discussed Values. Your personal core values define who you are and what matters to you as an individual. Listen as Jamie and Guy discuss their values and how it guides and influences how they live their lives. We hope you enjoyed today's episode - if you did please take a minute to subscribe and leave a review on Apple Podcasts:) Thanks so much! Support the show...

Duration:00:36:25