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The Holistic Counseling Podcast

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The Holistic Counseling Podcast hosted by Chris McDonald, a Licensed Professional Counselor, inspires mental health therapists to explore treatment options outside the realm of traditional therapy. Yes, Chris knows all about the stigmas attached to holistic therapy, yet she also knows how the client benefits far outweigh the looks, what-ifs, and worries about what people will think of you as a Mental Health Professional. With a 200-hour Yoga Teacher and Group Practice Owner to her name, Chris specializes in treating anxiety, depression, trauma, and grief in young adults. She has seen firsthand how beneficial mindfulness, relaxation skills, meditation, and yoga have been in supplementing traditional therapy - especially in today’s world. If you’re a Mental Health Therapist looking for the most up-to-date holistic treatments and wanting to learn how to integrate them into treatments, The Holistic Counseling Podcast is just for you! Chris helps you take your practice to the next level with a thriving holistic counseling service that you can give with confidence. Are you ready?

The Holistic Counseling Podcast hosted by Chris McDonald, a Licensed Professional Counselor, inspires mental health therapists to explore treatment options outside the realm of traditional therapy. Yes, Chris knows all about the stigmas attached to holistic therapy, yet she also knows how the client benefits far outweigh the looks, what-ifs, and worries about what people will think of you as a Mental Health Professional. With a 200-hour Yoga Teacher and Group Practice Owner to her name, Chris specializes in treating anxiety, depression, trauma, and grief in young adults. She has seen firsthand how beneficial mindfulness, relaxation skills, meditation, and yoga have been in supplementing traditional therapy - especially in today’s world. If you’re a Mental Health Therapist looking for the most up-to-date holistic treatments and wanting to learn how to integrate them into treatments, The Holistic Counseling Podcast is just for you! Chris helps you take your practice to the next level with a thriving holistic counseling service that you can give with confidence. Are you ready?

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United States

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The Holistic Counseling Podcast hosted by Chris McDonald, a Licensed Professional Counselor, inspires mental health therapists to explore treatment options outside the realm of traditional therapy. Yes, Chris knows all about the stigmas attached to holistic therapy, yet she also knows how the client benefits far outweigh the looks, what-ifs, and worries about what people will think of you as a Mental Health Professional. With a 200-hour Yoga Teacher and Group Practice Owner to her name, Chris specializes in treating anxiety, depression, trauma, and grief in young adults. She has seen firsthand how beneficial mindfulness, relaxation skills, meditation, and yoga have been in supplementing traditional therapy - especially in today’s world. If you’re a Mental Health Therapist looking for the most up-to-date holistic treatments and wanting to learn how to integrate them into treatments, The Holistic Counseling Podcast is just for you! Chris helps you take your practice to the next level with a thriving holistic counseling service that you can give with confidence. Are you ready?

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English


Episodes

Understanding Vibrational Upgrade Energy Medicine with Dr. Alison Kay

5/12/2021
What is the connection between consciousness, energy, and blood? How deep does the connection go between the physiological and the psychological? Is talk therapy not be enough in the long run when achieving holistic recovery and long-term healing? MEET DR. ALISON KAYDr. Alison J Kay has secrets no one else uses to upgrade, inspire & disrupt old paradigms within her community & the collective. She is an Award-Winning, #1 International. Best Selling Author and the Founder of the Vibrational...

Duration:00:52:56

Authentic Marketing for Holistic Counseling with Michelle Hardman

5/5/2021
How can you create an effective magnet to attract your ideal clients? What are some marketing mistakes that holistic counselors make when trying to market their practices? Why is your ‘why’ more important than your ‘how’? MEET MICHELLE HARDMANMichelle is a "unicorn" in the clinical world - with an MBA in strategic management AND as Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor/Private Practice owner - she is kinda unique!! Plus, as a Certified Daring Way Facilitator, teaching curricula based on...

Duration:00:32:27

Who is the Healer? With Ronen Divon

4/28/2021
What stops you from achieving healing? Why do some people hold onto their trauma? Is the spiritual and path of awareness more difficult? Ronen Divon speaks about finding out who the healer is MEET RONEN DIVONRonen Divon had been walking spiritual and holistic paths for well over three decades. Born in Israel, educated in New York, and currently residing in Cary, North Carolina, Ronen had traveled the world, spending time with teachers, masters, healers, and guides. With wisdom that spans...

Duration:00:38:59

Benefits of Energy Work with Sarah Granahan

4/21/2021
Have you come into contact with energy work? Do you know what reiki and healing touch are? Are you aware of the mental, spiritual, emotional, and physical benefits? I speak with Sarah Granahan about the benefits of energy work. MEET SARAH GRANAHANSarah Granahan is the Founder of Color My Spirit, LLC -an organization she created in 2012 to offer inspiration, motivation & self-healing to people by helping them explore the messages their bodies are sending them. Sarah is an Energy & Intuitive...

Duration:00:41:44

Building self-care and self-confidence with Dr. Carla Marie Manly

4/14/2021
Why is it imperative for a clinician to practice self-care? How can practicing self-care benefit a clinician’s work ability? What is the difference between self-confidence, self-esteem, and how can you build on them? I speak with Dr. Carla Marie Manly about building self-care and self-confidence and why it is important that we make this a priority. MEET DR. CARLA MARIE MANLYDr. Carla Marie Manly, a clinical psychologist and wellness expert, makes her home in Sonoma County, California. In...

Duration:00:42:07

Differences between Advanced Holistic Therapists and Newbies

3/30/2021
Where do you see yourself as a therapist, are you in the new or advanced category? How do you decide which type of holistic practitioner you want to be? What are some of the most common holistic practices? IN THIS PODCAST:New practitioners Advanced practitioners Recap on the previous 4 episodes NEW PRACTITIONERSThis could be someone who fresh out of college or maybe someone who has some experience but is new to using holistic strategies. Not sure how or where to start Still building enough...

Duration:00:16:33

An Overview of the Most Common Holistic Therapies

3/30/2021
Are you aware of all the common holistic therapies out there? Which modality would be best suited to your client's specific needs? What are the modalities that require a lot more intense training and supervision? IN THIS PODCAST:Mindfulness/Grounding Breathwork Guided imagery Meditation Yoga Reiki Aromatherapy 1. MINDFULNESS/GROUNDINGThis means being in the present moment, not worrying about the future or the past. You are just connecting to what is right here, right now. You can do this by:...

Duration:00:28:00

How to Integrate Holistic Strategies Into Clinical Practice Safely and Effectively

3/30/2021
Are you a new holistic therapist working in the traditional clinical field? How can you safely integrate holistic strategies into a clinical setting? Which clients can you introduce to holistic therapeutic practices in a way that is best for you and for them? IN THIS PODCAST:How to overcome the nerves Getting started with holistic strategies in your clinical practice Which clients to introduce to holistic strategies HOW TO OVERCOME THE NERVESSomething I learned from my yoga practice, which...

Duration:00:17:17

Legal and Ethical issues in Holistic Therapy

3/30/2021
How can you be true to yourself as a holistic therapist while providing ethical service to your clients? What is the difference between the scope of practice and the scope of competence? Are there ways you can set up your business to provide two different streams of service? IN THIS PODCAST:How to protect yourself against liability as a holistic therapist Scope of practice vs scope of competence? How can you expand your scope of competence? How can you expand your therapy practice,...

Duration:00:19:14

Introduction and Discover Holistic Therapy

3/29/2021
Welcome to the Holistic Counseling Podcast, I am excited to be on this journey with you! IN THIS PODCAST:Meet your host, Chris McDonald Why I started this podcast and who it's for What to expect How do you discover what kind of holistic practitioner you want to be? Meet your host, Chris McDonaldI believe a good holistic practice starts with a ritual, and so this morning I lit the candle at my 'desk/altar space' to remind me of my intention for the year, which is summed up in my word for the...

Duration:00:21:13