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Join Mary Waldon, LCSW for an hour dedicated to helping young women discover who they are and all that they are capable of becoming. The Mary Waldon Show is aimed at enriching North America's mental health conversation. Specifically, our show targets the interests and needs of young women, their parents, and a rapidly changing culture. Our guests will include mental health professionals, authors, artists, academics, and successful women with a story to share.

Join Mary Waldon, LCSW for an hour dedicated to helping young women discover who they are and all that they are capable of becoming. The Mary Waldon Show is aimed at enriching North America's mental health conversation. Specifically, our show targets the interests and needs of young women, their parents, and a rapidly changing culture. Our guests will include mental health professionals, authors, artists, academics, and successful women with a story to share.
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Chicago, IL

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VoiceAmerica

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Join Mary Waldon, LCSW for an hour dedicated to helping young women discover who they are and all that they are capable of becoming. The Mary Waldon Show is aimed at enriching North America's mental health conversation. Specifically, our show targets the interests and needs of young women, their parents, and a rapidly changing culture. Our guests will include mental health professionals, authors, artists, academics, and successful women with a story to share.

Twitter:

@ChangeMary

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English

Contact:

874 Green Bay Road, Suite 380 Winnetka, IL 6009 847-306-0268


Episodes

Special Encore Presentation: Experiencing Functional Analytic Psychotherapy

4/16/2013
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Currently, the most talked about psychotherapies are known as third wave or third generation behavior therapies.

Duration:00:57:11

Blind to Betrayal: Why We Fool Ourselves

4/9/2013
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People break our trust. People lie, mislead, and behave in ways that can violate both explicit contracts like marriage or presumptive contracts like friendship.

Duration:00:23:34

Special Encore Presentation: Talking Back to Dr Phil: Alternatives to Main Stream Psychology

4/2/2013
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In the age of reality-TV-show-based interventions that attempt to "heal" everything from obesity and hoarding to infidelity and addiction, it is not difficult to find video footage of people being shamed into changing their behavior.

Duration:00:51:14

The Human Magnet Syndrome: Why We Love People Who Hurt Us, Emotional Manipulators, Codependents and Dysfunctional Relationships

3/26/2013
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Why are patient, giving and selfless people inexorably attracted to selfish, controlling and narcissistic partners? Why does this pattern of attraction seem to repeat itself again and again?

Duration:00:39:04

Special Encore Presentation: Getting Past Your Past: Taking Control of Your Life with Self-Help Techniques from EMDR Therapy

3/19/2013
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During this episode of The Mary Waldon Show, we will learn about EMDR directly from world-renowned researcher and author Francine Shapiro, PhD. Dr Shapiro is the originator and developer of EMDR, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing.

Duration:00:56:35

Experiencing Functional Analytic Psychotherapy

3/12/2013
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Currently, the most talked about psychotherapies are known as third wave or third generation behavior therapies. Many of these therapies are evidence-based, with randomized trials to support their efficacy.

Duration:00:38:08

Your Turn for Care: Surviving the Aging and Death of the Adults who Harmed You

3/5/2013
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As our population ages, people in their 40’‘s, 50‘s and 60‘s are caring for aging and ailing relatives. Rising healthcare costs, other financial stressors, diminished insurance coverage, improved healthcare that prolongs life are just some of the reasons that elderly care is becoming the responsible of relatives. But what if your elders didn’t take good care of you? What if they actually abused you or mistreated you? What if they harmed you? And now, they are old and sick, and you are...

Duration:00:21:16

Talking Back to Dr Phil: Alternatives to Main Stream Psychology

2/26/2013
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In the age of reality-TV-show-based interventions that attempt to "heal" everything from obesity and hoarding to infidelity and addiction, it is not difficult to find video footage of people being shamed into changing their behavior. In his book "Talking Back to Dr. Phil: Alternatives to Mainstream Psychology," David Bedrick challenges the punitive edge of pop psychology and introduces instead a love-based psychology to help us understand both our feelings and our behaviors. Tune in for an...

Duration:00:51:14

Addressing the Mental Health Crisis of Military Veterans

2/19/2013
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The mental health of military personnel is a women’s issue. Not only are veterans our brothers, sons, fathers, and husbands, but with women comprising 14% of active-duty personnel, they are also our sisters, daughters, mothers and wives. And in light of Defense Secretary Leon Panetta rescinding the 1994 Pentagon policy that bans women from combat, the mental health of military service personell is very likely to further expand as a women’s issue. While officials are divided about whether...

Duration:00:55:33

50 and Beyond: 10 Tips to Achieve Balance and Health as We Age, Oh So Gracefully

2/12/2013
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Despite the insight a woman may have gained throughout her life, turning 50 can be an experience that has a feeling of impending doom. And while it is a life change that one can prepare for, we may not fully understand the change until we experience it. Tune in to The Mary Waldon Show as we welcome back Lisa Bahar, a licensed marriage and family therapist, to discuss this sometimes perplexing transition. Lisa will share her ten tips to achieving balance and health at age 50, and beyond....

Duration:00:56:19

Getting Real: Empowering Women and Girls to Connect with their Authentic Selves

2/5/2013
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Let's get real! How can women push past media and cultural messages and get to our authentic selves? How can we help our daughters do the same? We are constantly hearing about the importance of a strong self-esteem for our daughters. What does that mean? And how can we cultivate it within ourselves and our daughters? Tune in for an in-depth discussion with acclaimed self-esteem expert and Life Coach Anea Bogue. Anea will coach us on how to accept ourselves, get comfortable in our own skin,...

Duration:00:58:46

Getting Past Your Past: Taking Control of Your Life with Self-Help Techniques from EMDR Therapy

1/29/2013
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During this episode of The Mary Waldon Show, we will learn about EMDR directly from world-renowned researcher and author Francine Shapiro, PhD. Dr Shapiro is the originator and developer of EMDR, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. EMDR is a psychotherapy treatment that was originally designed to alleviate the distress associated with traumatic memories and has been so well researched that it is recommended as an effective treatment for trauma in the Practice Guidelines of the...

Duration:00:57:45

Surviving Mama: Overcoming Strained Mother- Daughter Relationships, An Adult Daughter’s Guide

1/22/2013
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Are you are a young adult woman, or even a solidly middle-aged woman, burdened by a distressing relationship your mother? Are you struggling to find peace with this important woman in your life? Are you worried about your ability to turn your experiences with your mother into effective parenting with your own daughter? Well Today’s show is for you! Tune to hear the wisdom of Dr. Pamela Thompson, author of the book Surviving Mama: Overcoming Strained Mother-Daughter Relationships, An Adult...

Duration:00:59:44

Special Encore Presentation: Self Harm: Understanding and Treatment

1/15/2013
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All across North America, there has been a dramatic increase in self harming behaviors among teens and school age children. Nancy Heath, PhD has lead extensive, impactful research on these behaviors, and will join me for an in-depth discussion of both her research findings and her recommendations for effective treatment. Please tune in to The Mary Waldon Show to gain an understanding of this set of behaviors, as well an understanding of what can be done to change this method of coping.

Duration:00:58:41

Consciousness, Creativity, and Identity - An Innovative Approach to Effective Education and Empowering Students

1/8/2013
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There is certainly no lack of critique of the American education system. Inequitity of opportunity, bloated bureaucracies, debates regarding outcome measures...the list goes on. Today we explore an example of what is working in education. Tune in and find out how sociologist Molly Beauregard is strengthening her students' sense of self, and ultimately their mental health. "Consciousness, Creativity and Identity" is her course offered at The College for Creative Studies in Detroit and is an...

Duration:01:00:45

How about a Life Coach for Teens!

12/18/2012
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Does your teen daughter need just a little extra support? Not a major intervention, but instead an uplifting positive boost? How about a life coach for teens! Tune into to The Mary Waldon Show to explore how a life coach can help your teen set goals, accept themselves, and just feel better. We will explore topics including bullying, healthy exercise, and developing motivation. Tune in for helpful tips and a positive perspective!

Duration:00:54:42

Eating Disorders in the Land of Disordered Eating Part II

12/11/2012
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As hard as we try, the challenge of raising children who have a healthy relationship with their bodies and with food can be incredibly difficult. This is evidenced by the growing number of adolescents who struggle with body image distortions and full blown eating disorders. Join us for an in-depth, clinical discussion of the probable causes of and most effective treatments for anorexia and bulimia. Our featured guest experts will be clinical psychologists Dr. Linda Millon and Dr. Jenny Taitz.

Duration:00:56:37

Mother/Daughter Relationships -How to Cultivate the Most Important Relationship of Your Daughter's Life Part II

12/4/2012
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The Mother/Daughter relationship can be one of the most challenging relationships for women over the course of a lifetime, especially during the adolescent years. Today's show looks at how understanding the interaction between different personalities types can support more effective communication between mothers and daughters. And we explore using popular films to break down barriers between mothers and daughters in a non-threatening way. Join us for an in-depth, thought-provoking...

Duration:00:56:02

Psychological Assessment: Knowing What's in Play

11/27/2012
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If your child is having a difficult time in school, with friends or with her mood, a comprehensive mental health, medical, and neuropsychological assessment can have a direct impact on determining the most effective course of treatment. A complete evaluation can help you know what's in play. Is what you are seeing in your child a significant issue with executive functioning, or is your child's behavior developmentally appropriate? Is the tension your child is experiencing at school due to...

Duration:00:56:35

Eating Disorders in the Land of Disordered Eating Part I

11/20/2012
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Given the prevalence of both obesity and anorexia, what is an eating disorder in the land of disordered eating? How can parents help their daughters develop a healthy relationship with food when we ourselves are struggling with food, diets, and acceptance of our bodies? Join Mary for an in-depth discussion with Registered Dietician and Certified Eating Disorder Specialist Laura Cipullo. Laura shares ethical, practical advice to help support parents in their efforts to raise girls who can...

Duration:00:59:15