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After 9/11: One Girl's Journey through Darkness to a New Beginning

Helaina Hovitz was 12-years-old and in middle school three blocks from the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001. Her memoir encapsulates the journey of a girl growing up with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder after living through the events of 9/11 firsthand, chronicling its effects on a young girl at the outset of adolescence and following her as she spirals into addiction and rebellion, through loss, chaos, and confusion. The events and experiences that are now common knowledge to...

Duration: 00:43:36

NYPD Retired Det. Lou Telano / The inspiration for the ’70s “Starsky and Hutch”

The NYPD’s Lone Ranger always sits tall in the saddle in his kemosabe’s memories. Retired Det. Lou Telano can’t help but grin when he recalls all the adventures he had with his late partner John Sepe in the 1960s and ’70s — when the weapons the two plainclothes investigators had ranged from their trusty revolvers and street smarts to, when necessary, long skirts and high heels. “We weren’t the first cops to do undercover work, but we definitely paved the way,” said Telano, also 76, who still...

Duration: 00:52:13

Five Minute Miracle: The Keys To Developing Mental Toughness

1. Always act as if you are in total control. There's a quote often credited to Ignatius: "Pray as if God will take care of all; act as if all is up to you." (Cool quote.) The same premise applies to luck. Many people feel luck has a lot to do with success or failure. If they succeed, luck favored them, and if they fail, luck was against them. 2. Put aside things you have no ability to impact. Mental strength is like muscle strength--no one has an unlimited supply. So why waste your power on...

Duration: 00:06:26

Five Minute Miracle: How To Help Someone Who's Experienced A Tragedy

The five stages of grief Experts used to talk about grief and closure, but it's now better acknowledged that grieving continues but changes, and there's a continuing bond with the person who has gone, says Cantwell-Bartl. However, according to the Mental Health Information Service, there are still five main stages. How to help someone who is grieving Be patient. Stay in regular contact and organise simple activities that will give the person an opportunity to talk - coffee, lunch or even a...

Duration: 00:04:47

Are These Accused Celebrities Guilty of Sexual Harassment & Assault?

Kevin Spacey, Charlie Rose, Jeremy Piven and several other celebrities have been accused of sexual harrassment & assault. Which ones appear to be telling the truth? Which accused celebrties actually appear to be innocent? Three top psychologists weigh in. ----------- Texas Based - Dr. John Huber ( is the Chairman for Mainstream Mental Health, a non-profit organization that brings lasting g and positive change to the lives of individuals that suffer from mental...

Duration: 00:22:25

How Family & Friends Can Heal After A Loved One Commits Suicide

After her sister Miya’s tragic suicide, Sabrina Must wrote to express all her emotions: shock, sadness, love, disbelief, anger. "Must Girls Love" is a memoir about her journey to understand, cope, and grieve for Miya. SAMPLE QUESTIONS Can you please describe the circumstances surrounding your Sister’s suicide and how it immediately impacted you and your family? How did you begin your healing process? What advice would you offer to other individuals who are suffering the loss of a loved one...

Duration: 00:43:03

Is America A Nation Of Grievers?

Is America a nation of grievers? In the past few months America has been through hurricanes, wildfires, the worst mass shooting in history, and an unprecedented revelation of sex abuse in Hollywood. Why is this happening and why have we become a nation who is constantly saying “thoughts & prayers” Our featured guest today is Paula Shaw CADC, DCEP is a Grief and Trauma Specialist, Keynote Speaker, and Author. She is also a leader in the field of Energy Psychology for years. Paula has also...

Duration: 00:33:58

The Psychology of Boxing with Heavyweight Contender Gerry Cooney

Gerry Cooney is a retired Irish-American professional heavyweight boxer and host of his own national radio show, “At The Fights” heard on SiriusXM. Known for his big left-hook and his imposing size, the tall, lean Gerry Cooney had his first paid fight on February 15, 1977, beating Billy Jackson by a knockout in one round. Nine wins followed and Cooney gained attention as a future contender. Although his opponents were carefully chosen. He moved up a weight class and fought future world...

Duration: 00:32:02

Harvey Weinstein & The Psychological Trauma of Sexual Assault

Harvey Weinstein & The Psychological Trauma of Sexual Assault Here to discuss the impact is Katherine T. Kelly, Ph.D., M.S.P.H. - a licensed psychologist in her own psychotherapy and consulting practice in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Southern Colorado (1992), and both her Master’s (1995) and Doctorate in Counseling Psychology (1999) from Indiana State University. She also earned a Master of Science in Public Health...

Duration: 00:36:00

The Psychology Behind Las Vegas' Mass Shooting

Sunday night a man holed up on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel with ten rifles killed at least 58 and wounded 500 people enjoying a country music festival across the street. In a chilling scene, most people mistook the gunfire for fireworks as chaos ensued and heroic bystanders stepped up to help the wounded until police and ambulances arrived. In the wake of all that horror—horror becoming increasingly familiar. Former British Army Officer Chris Bird has some lessons to share as well...

Duration: 00:59:25

NFL Controversy & How To Stay Strong In The Face of Adversity

Mainstream Mental Health Radio Topic: Weathering the Storm: How to Keep a Positive Attitude Amongst Change Featured Guest:Alton Pete / Retired Army, US Author of "Life is So Precious: There are so many things currently happening, both domestically in the U.S. and globally around the world that without a doubt has affect all of us in a very stressful and crazy way. It's sort of like a whirlwind, hurricane, tornado, thunder and lightning storm with a taste of sunshine...

Duration: 00:30:50

Secret Power Women Have Over Their Fathers

Secret Power Women Have Over Their Fathers According to award-winning behavioral expert James I. Bond, men have a rarely-mentioned quirk that allows their daughters to greatly influence them. Bond says, From Donald Trump to Barack Obama, Winston Churchill to Martin Luther King, Jr., Mark Twain to Paul McCartney, even Supreme Court justices and CEOs of major corporations, the influence of daughters on their fathers is often more profound than most people realize. But the real reason they...

Duration: 00:48:40

The Psychology Behind Execptional Communication

What happens when Artificial Intelligence Learns to Abandon Humans? As artificial intelligence grows, its main goal is to learn what we like so it can sell us more products. The constant surveillance can seem like a personally intrusive and disturbing. But it's not the intentional thinking we associate with human intelligence. A person who spies on us is prurient, a person who gets a thrill peeking. But a technology that spies on us is running a program to push a new product into our...

Duration: 00:44:28

Featured Guest Neale S. Godfrey

Neale S. Godfrey is an acknowledged expert on family and children’s finances with over 30 years in the financial field. Neale began her career with The Chase Manhattan Bank, joining as one of the first female executives, and later became President of The First Women’s Bank and founder of The First Children’s Bank. In 1989, Neale formed her own company, Children’s Financial Network, Inc., whose mission is to educate children and their parents about money. She is the author of 27 books that...

Duration: 00:37:20

Why Not Being Popular May Be Good for Long-Term Mental Health

Why Not Being Popular May Be Good for Long-Term Mental Health If you're the kind of person who has only a few close friends, you might feel envious of more popular people, those who seem to effortlessly maintain friendships with basically everyone. It might seem like they're always having fun, while you're left on the fringes. But in the long run, science says you might be better off. According to a recent study,...

Duration: 00:40:05

Opiod Addiction in the US is a now a National Crisis

Featured Guest Henderson Cooper Former LAPD Detective & Central Intelligence Agency doing Covert Operations overseas. Coop is President of Cooper Consulting International and a Consultant with Escape the Wolf, LLC. Both are organizations specializing in Risk Management, Cyber, Corporate and Personal security operations. Opiod Addiction in the US is a now a National Crisis Ultimately the most effective and responsible actions will come from the public and the medical community. The public...

Duration: 00:31:48

How Does Food Impact Your Mental Health?

How Does Food Impact Your Mental Health? Featured Guest #1: Pat Pattison Website: How can we present our best self in a job interview, recover from the pain of being fired, and become successful in our careers? Our first guest of this evening is Pat Pattison, an Executive & Transition Coach, TV Host, Author. As host of his “Remade in America” cable television show and a “reinvention” coach, Pat Pattison teaches people how to remake their careers into the ones they’ve...

Duration: 00:36:43

What Are The Mental Health Benefits of Martial Arts?

Featured Guest #1: Daniel Pessina What impact can martial arts have on your mental health? Master Pesina has been studying martial arts continuously since 1970, when he was introduced to Judo by his two older brothers. He has trained under many masters including Guo Jian Hua (In door student of Wen Jingming and Lui Yuhua), Zhu Baozhen (Luo Chengli, He Zhong Xiang, He Zhong Qi), Hu Jianqiang (Shaolin Temple movie fame), Wai Lun Choi (Lui He Ba Fa grandmaster), and Lin Jian Hua (head judge...

Duration: 00:34:26

Should You Still Be Friends With Your Ex On Social Media?

Featured Guest Cortney S. Warren, Ph.D. Dr. Cortney S. Warren, Ph.D.As the child of two college professors, Cortney was raised in an academic environment. In addition to attaining a formal education in the classroom, she traveled extensively, getting a “real-world” education. Before the age of twenty, Cortney had lived in Australia and Argentina and traveled throughout Central America, South America, Russia, Scandinavia, and Western Europe. Exposed to a diversity of cultures and lifestyles...

Duration: 00:30:04

How To Deal With Difficult People

Study Finds Millennials Aren't Ready For The 'Reality Of Life' & Suffer From Panic Attacks And Anxiety A study of 2,000 would-be students found many aren't prepared for university life More than half of millennials don't know how to pay a bill or the real costs of rent. Researchers warned that prospect of leaving home is worrying many millennials Around half are anxious at this prospect and 27 per...

Duration: 00:33:19

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