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The Italian Perspective: #metoo, Narcissism, and Introspection: Dr. Paolo Molino

During a visit to Florence Italy we met with a local psychotherapist, Dr. Paolo Molino. We became friends and get to catch up on this show over several years later. Paolo is fluent in English, French, and Italian which allows him to work with travelers, expats, and students. Please enjoy the blog article here. Dr. Paolo Molino Via Antonio Scialoja 68 Tel: +39 3311064726 E-mail: web:

Duration: 00:46:26

Round Table Discussions with Dr. Paul Meier: Surviving Burnout

Dr. Paul Meier of joins us for our weekly round table discussion with Kristin Walker and Melanie Vann on mental health burnout. Dr. Meier is a practicing psychiatrist, best-selling author, and the founder of Meier Clinics not for profit mental health agencies across the United States. Melanie Vann is the Program Director of Mental Health News Radio Network. She has her masters degree of counseling in psychology. Kristin Sunanta Walker is the CEO of Mental Health News...

Duration: 00:54:41

What Does a Doctor with Autism Say About Ethical Treatment: Dr. Dan L. Edmunds

Dr. Dan L. Edmunds is an Internationally Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Psychotherapist, and Psychological Evaluator(working under superivision). Dr. Edmunds completed undergraduate studies at the University of Florida and received a Master of Arts in Theology from the University of Scranton, a Jesuit institution. Dr. Edmunds completed post graduate coursework in Dispute Resolution at Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Edmunds earned a Doctorate of Education in Pastoral...

Duration: 00:46:12

Lost Connections: Depression Causes and Solutions with Johann Hari

Johann Hari is a New York Times best-selling author. His book ‘Chasing the Scream: the First and Last Days of the War on Drugs’ has been translated into 15 languages and is currently being adapted into a major Hollywood film, and into a non-fiction documentary series. He is one of the most-viewed TED talkers of all time: his talk, ‘Everything You Think You Know About Addiction is Wrong’, has (along with the animation based on it) been viewed more than 20 million times. He has written over...

Duration: 01:03:28

Round Table Discussions with Dr. Paul Meier: Mental Health and Aging

Dr. Paul Meier - Author, Speaker, Psychiatrist, and founder of joins Melanie Vann and Kristin Walker for an important discussion about aging and mental health. It's a difficult road for many adult children as they see their parents memory lapses become more prevalent. If Alzheimer's disease and dementia are the known cause of other family members deaths, this is of greater concern for both the aging parents and their children. There is much to be understood. Some family...

Duration: 00:58:15

An Interview with Jill Queen: Why is Animal Assisted Therapy Important 2.2

Jill Queen is the Regional Quality Manager for Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions and President of North Carolina Training, Instruction, Development and Education (NC TIDE), one of North Carolina’s premier training organizations for the behavioral healthcare industry. She is also an avid animal assisted therapy advocate. Listen in as we discuss Jill's passion as a mental health provider, educator, and voice for the benefits of animal assisted therapy. Jill Queen's bio and blog article...

Duration: 00:32:10

Understanding & Managing Borderline Personality Disorder: Dr. Daniel S. Lobel

Daniel S. Lobel, PhD, is assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and has given classes at both State University of New York (SUNY) at Purchase and the State University of New York College of Optometry. He has written chapters in many textbooks and contributes frequently as a guest blogger on the Psychology Today website. Lobel is a psychologist with a private practice. He resides in Katonah, NY.

Duration: 00:52:00

Raising Healthy & Resilient Boys with Dr. Michael Gurian

Dr. Michael Gurian is the New York Times bestselling author of twenty eight books published in twenty two languages. He provides counseling services in private practice. The Gurian Institute, which he co-founded, conducts research internationally, launches pilot programs and trains professionals. Michael has been called “the people’s philosopher” for his ability to bring together people’s ordinary lives and scientific ideas. He has pioneered efforts to bring neuro-biology and brain research...

Duration: 00:48:28

African American Mental Wellness: An Interview with Counselor Steven Welch 3.2

Steven Welch is a seasoned psychotherapist with over 27 years of experience in the areas of addiction, HIV, LGBT, adult and adolescent care. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC), he is able to adapt his clinical knowledge to support clients in a wide spectrum of life stressors. Some topics of discussion on the show are below and the full blog article can be found here. Why do men avoid therapy/counseling? How does...

Duration: 00:26:25

You Are Worth More Than You Think: Wesley D. Chapman

Abandoned by both parents, abused, forgotten and diagnosed and to never amount to anything of value – this was the foundation of Wesley Chapman’s self-worth. Join Wes and our host and CEO, Kristin Sunanta Walker, as they talk about depression, resilience, some shared experiences from their early beginnings, and how to turn those into advocacy inspiring people around the world.

Duration: 01:04:55

After 911: Shaping A Generation Of Children with Author Helaina Hovitz Regal

Helaina Hovitz is an editor, journalist, author, storyteller, creative strategist and native New Yorker who has always had the unreasonable notion that she can help change the world! Her greatest passion is writing inspiring stories about charities, social good,nonprofits, social issues, animal rescue, mental health, and recovery, though I also write about the lighter things in life, like food, wellness, and culture. She is the author of the memior After 9/11: One Girl’s Journey Through...

Duration: 00:45:44

Highly Sensitive Men: Real, Raw, and Loving with Adam Clark

What do highly sensitive, intuitive, and empathic men think? How do they behave in the world? Why are they sometimes overlooked and misunderstood? What a great way to introduce Adam Clark who is joining our podcast network in 2018 with his own show Animals on the Mind! We do talk about animals but the topic here is what a conversation is like with a deeply caring, high emotional I.Q., and communicative male. It's refreshing but can also be unchartered territory for some people. We talk...

Duration: 00:55:26

What Do We Do Now? A Sea Change in Sexual Harassment: Dr. Alexandra Katehakis

Alex Katehakis is a licensed Marriage, Family Therapist, Certified Sex Addiction Therapist and Certified Sex Therapist in Los Angeles. She has extensive experience in working with a full spectrum of sexuality from sexual addiction to sex therapy, and problems of sexual desire and sexual dysfunction for individuals and couples. Alex has successfully facilitated the recovery of many sexually addicted individuals and assisted couples in revitalizing their sex lives. Dr. Katehakis is the...

Duration: 00:26:55

How To Survive a Narcissistic Mother and Keep Your Sanity: Jaime Grace

Timing. This article was sent to our team from several listeners of the show. It does not diagnose anyone with Narcissistic Personality Disorder. It simply highlights in pointed detail the hurt and pain caused by a highly narcissistic mother. As we posted more information about this we expected a bit of backlash. We received nothing but thanks from people all over the globe. Jaime Grace joins us from his counseling practice in Portugal to discuss his work and his own maternal relationship...

Duration: 00:48:02

Online Psychotherapy and Groups: Telemental Health with Dr. Pec Indman 1.2

Dr. Pec Indman is a internationally recognized expert in the field of mental health related to pregnancy and postpartum. She works with clients experiencing fertility challenges, pregnancy loss, depression and anxiety during pregnancy or postpartum. She has a private psychotherapy (counseling) practice in San Jose specializing in treatment of depression, anxiety and mood disorders that occur when women are: -Pregnant or during the prenatal stage -Postpartum-the first year after the baby is...

Duration: 00:25:58

Information Management Needs of Mental Health and Substance Use Programs

Dr. Tom Trabin is now in his 24th consecutive year of organizing and chairing a national conference and trade show on how information systems can help improve care for persons with mental health and substance use disorders. The conference features presentations on the challenges and opportunities presented by electronic health record systems, the most current developments in electronic health information exchange including privacy and security issues, and the practical uses of data for...

Duration: 00:30:26

The Narcissistic Abuse Survivor's Guide to Healing and Recovery: Randi G. Fine

Randi Fine is a narcissistic abuse survivor who has become a dedicated pioneer in the NPD abuse awareness movement. She is a professional narcissistic abuse counselor to clients worldwide, the host of the highly acclaimed podcast, A Fine Time for Healing, and the co-owner of a successful business Randi is the author of highly acclaimed book, Close Encounters of the Worst Kind: A Narcissistic Abuse Survivors Guide to Healing and Recovery. Close Encounters is a comprehensive, compassionate...

Duration: 00:53:23

Empowered Empaths: Nurturing the Highly Empathic Child

Long needed Empowered Empath show about highly sensitive children with Melanie Vann and our Co-Editor in Chief, Emily Rose Parker. We've been waiting for Emily to join us on the show and she'll now be a regular. They discuss signs of highly empathic children which is necessary in order for parents to determine if their child is highly sensitive. We'll have this discussion again because it helps those of us who were highly empathic children understand our childhoods and release some of the...

Duration: 00:33:00

Round Table Discussions with Dr. Paul Meier: Mental Health and the Holidays

Dr. Paul Meier, Psychiatrist, Best Selling Author, and founder of joins Melanie Vann and guest host Molly Messer to discuss mental health care during the holiday season. Molly is the editor of our Mental Health eBook due in 2018 and a regular on The Clinical Christian podcast soon to be a part of Deconstructing Stigma!

Duration: 00:56:19

It's Not Always Depression with Hilary Jacobs Hendel, LCSW

To relieve her patients’ suffering, psychotherapist Hilary Jacobs Hendel switched from practicing traditional talk psychotherapy to Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP). Traditional therapy focuses on people’s thoughts and stories while AEDP is a healing methodology that helps people connect with their core emotions. Hendel teaches us that core emotions like joy, anger, sadness, fear, and excitement, are automatic and universal physical experi ences; this is firmly...

Duration: 00:40:06

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