The Human Chess Project
Ep. 17: David Ansardi (His Adoption Story)
Today I speak with David Ansardi to discuss the topic of adoption. Adoption is one of those subjects that we can become challenged with and so today, I get to ask questions that many people might wonder. David is gracious enough to provide me with the answers through his life’s journey.
Ep. 16: Larry Hagner (On Fathering)
Larry Hagner is the creator of The Good Dad Project Podcast, featured as one of the top podcasts on iTunes. A graduate of Southeast Missouri State University with a background in Health, Wellness, and Nutrition, Larry went on to be the founder of The Good Dad Project (www.gooddadproject.com), a successful organization that is dedicated to helping Dads through various resources. Larry is also a dynamic speaker who has spoken for several churches, men’s groups, women’s groups, and couples with...
Ep. 14: Brian Zirngible (Teen Boy's)
For today’s episode, I interview Brian Zirngible (www.brianzirngible.com). Brian is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist that has a solo private practice in the Twin Cities of Minnesota. After volunteering with Big Brothers / Big Sisters of Minnesota in 1996, he knew he wanted to be a therapist. Witnessing positive change under challenging circumstances with teens, fathers and families was an experience that shaped him as a therapist. With nearly two decades of working with culturally...
Ep. 12: KC (One Person's Journey)
For this episode I have the privilege to talk with KC as we discuss her journey through personal challenges and how she continues to work daily to overcome them.
Ep 11: Kelley Slagle, MSW (Finding Purpose in an Unlikely Spot)
For many years Kelley Slagle, MSW practiced traditional therapeutic methods through her work as a Social Worker and as a recipient of traditional therapy, but simply wanted more. Kelley wanted to find a type of work that could empower herself and others not just to exist in the world, but to really LIVE! As a Life Coach, Kelley loves the power of partnering with others on the path of healing and assisting them with the creation of their own personal framework to change their own lives!...
Ep 10: Ernesto Segismundo Jr. (From Adversity to…)
Ernesto Segismundo Jr. is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of California where he runs a successful private practice (https://cavfamilytherapy.com/) and owns/operates his videography company (FYLMIT.com). Additionally, Ernesto is an adjunct professor at Hope International University where he teaches graduate courses in Substance Abuse and The Family, Psycho-pathology, Treatment of Children, and Treatment of Couples.
Episode 9 - Coach Mark Potter (Escaping the Pit)
Mark Potter ( https://www.d2up.org/ ) was a head men’s basketball coach for 30 years. He recently left the coaching profession to pursue his passion for educating and motivating people from all occupations. Potter speaks on many topics including motivation and mental toughness, but his greatest passion lies in his personal battle with severe depression. Twelve years ago, Potter knew something wasn’t right and he began a downward spiral into a world of darkness. Since that time, he has been...
Ep 7 - Dr. Jordan Tishler (CBD)
Dr. Tishler graduated from both Harvard College and Harvard Medical School, trained at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and is faculty at both the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Through his training in Internal Medicine and years of practice as an Emergency Physician, Dr. Tishler brings his knowledge, reason, and caring to patients here at inhaleMD, and through his advocacy work at the local and national levels. Dr. Tishler is a frequent speaker and author on a...
Episode 6 - Dr. Len Harvey (SUICIDE)
Dr. Len Harvey is an experienced nurse and health care educator with a background in the classroom, clinical, and corporate education. Additionally, Dr. Harvey has specialized knowledge and training in behavioral health, psychiatric mental health nursing, Suicidology, motivational interviewing, and case management.
Episode 5 - John Harrison (Men's Issues)
Today I get the opportunity to talk with therapist John Harrison about men’s issues. John Harrison is a licensed professional clinical counselor and a certified Relational Life Therapist but you also might call him an awareness builder, a "no bullshitter", and a relationship coach. John received his master's degree in mental health counseling from the University of Cincinnati. John is also a former Army officer and am experienced in mentoring people in maximizing their potential through...
Episode 4 - Dr. Tony Beliz
Dr. Tony Beliz is a licensed clinical and forensic psychologist who trains and lectures nationally and internationally on Behavioral Threat Assessment, Emerging Trends in Targeted Violence, Interviewing Strategies, and Trauma Event Management. Dr. Beliz consults with school districts and national and international firms on risk management and special circumstances. He trains law enforcement, educators, mental health providers, and threat management teams on violence threat risk assessment...
Episode 2 (E3 Gym) RE-BOOT
In this episode I have the opportunity to interview a family that is taking personal challenges and using them to make an impact on their community. You get to hear how one girls story of bullying is turned into an experience to grow, develop, and learn from these difficult situations.
Episode 3 (Tyson Kilbey)
Today I interview Lieutenant Tyson Kilbey. Tyson has been in law enforcement for 18 years and now takes his training and expertise into his work with kids (BullyProof), Women (Women's Empowerment), and Top Firearms Instruction. Tyson also recently became an author.
Episode 2 - E3 Gym
In interview a family that recently started a non-profit gym called E3 Sports Facility (e3sf.org). I get an opportunity to learn how one daughters challenging struggles lead this tremendous family to do something about it, while trying to grow a community of like-minded supporters.