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The Pillow Fort Sessions Podcast

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Contrary to popular belief, therapists are people too! And behind every therapist is a story of why mental health matters. Every other week come hear about what we do and why we do it in the safest place there is, my pillowfort! Skeptical about scheduling your first session? Let us ease your mind. I’m Nicole Fortune, LCSWA, MSW, MPH and this is the Pillowfort Session Podcast. For the therapy curious.

Contrary to popular belief, therapists are people too! And behind every therapist is a story of why mental health matters. Every other week come hear about what we do and why we do it in the safest place there is, my pillowfort! Skeptical about scheduling your first session? Let us ease your mind. I’m Nicole Fortune, LCSWA, MSW, MPH and this is the Pillowfort Session Podcast. For the therapy curious.

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United States

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Contrary to popular belief, therapists are people too! And behind every therapist is a story of why mental health matters. Every other week come hear about what we do and why we do it in the safest place there is, my pillowfort! Skeptical about scheduling your first session? Let us ease your mind. I’m Nicole Fortune, LCSWA, MSW, MPH and this is the Pillowfort Session Podcast. For the therapy curious.

Language:

English

Contact:

8433779264


Episodes

AJ the Relationship Therapist

5/10/2021
AJ is a woman of many talents. Relationship therapist by day and a wedding officiant also by day! Hear the sage words of wisdom she has for relationships of all types in ep. 6! Also thinking about to eloping? Check out www.happilyeverasheville.com!

Duration:01:13:00

Jenn the Client

4/26/2021
Jenn and I talk what its been like starting therapy for the first time learning new things about herself.

Duration:00:36:04

Cassie the Art Therapist

4/4/2021
Cassie Hamrick inadvertently art therapy's Nicole while they chat about the importance of being in the moment and feeling free to make a mess. Learn more about Cassie and even schedule a session at https://cassiehamrickarttherapy.com/#healing-change-communitybuilding!

Duration:01:18:33

Ceara the Budding Sex Therapist

3/14/2021
Nicole talks with former classmate Ceara Smith Corey about discovering her passion for passion and why even single people could benefit from sex therapy. Curious? Schedule a session with her now: https://providers.therapyforblackgirls.com/listing/ceara-v-smith-msw-mpa-lcswa/

Duration:00:55:28

Taylen the Trailblazing Therapist

2/28/2021
Nicole chats with fellow burgeoning therapist Taylen Harp about how all of her identities affect the work she does and the people she sees. Schedule a session with her today! https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists/taylen-harp-raleigh-nc/712319?sid=603c3a34d2547&name=taylen+ha&ref=1&tr=ResultsPhoto

Duration:00:54:17

Black Figures in Mental Health History

2/14/2021
We are back! And to kick off season 2 Mike and I are talking pioneers in the (some recent) history of mental health! Check out the entire article at https://www.mhanational.org/black-pioneers-mental-health!

Duration:00:31:14

Dr. Brittany Bryant (*SEASON 1 FINALE*)

12/6/2020
In our season one FINALE I chat with an old friend, Dr. Brittany Bryant, about substance use disorder and having more empathy. Just in time for the holidays!

Duration:00:59:40

What the What is Gaslighting?

11/21/2020
My mom and I talk gaslighting! What does it look like? How has Tump been gaslighting us? What is racial gaslighting? And what should we do?

Duration:00:49:33

G and the Shroom Experiment

11/1/2020
G is back and here to share here experience microdosing on psilocybin AKA mushrooms! Spoiler alert: her results were promising for her treatment resistant depression.

Duration:00:59:30

Sister W.E.L.L.S. Part 2

10/18/2020
In part 2 of episode 24 Nicole continues to chat with Sister W.E.L.L.S about racism in their parts of the world and how they take care of themselves. Check them out at www.sisterwells.org.

Duration:00:35:07

Sister W.E.L.L.S. Part 1

10/4/2020
Nicole chats with her former boss,Dr. Charla Blumell, and her co-founders Dr. Shawnte Elbert and Dr. Sherra McMillan Watkins about their overall wellness practice, Sister W.E.L.L.S. In part one of our first 2 parter we discuss how they all got their start and why they love counseling, coaching and consulting. We also talk how they manage to do it all and more from 3 different corners of the world!

Duration:00:42:08

Hanna the Inpatient Therapist

9/20/2020
Nicole and Hanna chat about the modern day "psych ward" and how the people there are not as scary as pop culture makes them seem.

Duration:00:43:10

Dr. Dr. Smith the Homeopathic Hypnotist

9/6/2020
Nicole chats with double Ph.D Yvonne Smith about alternative ways of treating mental health issues including hypnotism! Contact her at: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists/yvonne-smith-pinehurst-nc/55638 Don't forget to use our link for Instacart to help the show out and to help you get groceries safely and quickly delivered to your door. https://instacart.oloiyb.net/pfsp

Duration:00:50:57

Jerrika the Client

8/23/2020
Jerrika and Nicole talk the reality of living with mental illnesses, including bipolar, and how important it is that we reduce the stigma around taking meds. Don't forget to use our link for Instacart to help the show out and to help you get groceries safely and quickly delivered to your door. https://instacart.oloiyb.net/pfsp

Duration:00:55:03

Dr. Metzger the Super Researcher

8/9/2020
Nicole and Dr. Isha Metzger talk Beyonce, unplugging from social media and her million dollar grant to address racial trauma. Don't forget to use our link for Instacart to help the show out and to help you get groceries safely and quickly delivered to your door. https://instacart.oloiyb.net/pfsp

Duration:00:45:26

Instacart the Affiliate

8/2/2020
Hi everyone! Unfortunately today's episode had technical difficulties and we are unable to post it. Rest assured we will be back soon with more Pillow Fort guests. In the interim, please feel free to follow the link https://instacart.oloiyb.net/pfsp to use Instacart and support the show. Thanks for listening! Nicole and Mike

Duration:00:01:36

What the What are Pandemic Ponderings?

7/19/2020
Mike and Nicole Chat what mental health during quarantine- the good, the bad and the what is going on???

Duration:00:31:51

Kuniko the Borderline Personality Disorder Therapist

7/5/2020
Nicole talks with Kuniko the Serious and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI) Therapist about BPD, narcissism and how people with these diagnoses can be misunderstood.

Duration:00:40:13

Sam the Psychiatrist

6/21/2020
Nicole and brand new psychiatrist, Sam, talk med school, the DSM and how it's not "crazy" to have a foot fetish.

Duration:00:49:00

A Message From Your Host

6/7/2020
With everything going on this week, Nicole talks to Nicole about racism.

Duration:00:19:38