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Are relational avatars the future of mental health treatment?

Are relational avatars the future of mental health treatment?

February 28, 2019

 

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Tim Hawke, a mental health clinician from Australian company Clevertar, that has a range of app based health coaching programs which are delivered interactively by a relational avatar joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Mental Health Channels. Today's discussion is about their anxiety and depression coach which may well be the future of mental health treatment at scale.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Tim Hawke discuss the following:

  1. How is the prevalence of anxiety and depression growing, and yet the understanding and education of these conditions not matching this rise?
  2. What is cognitive behaviour therapy and how does it work to treat high prevalence mental illness such as depression and anxiety?
  3. Where can self-help material work people? And what can someone do to see changes in their mood or mental health right now?
  4. How do virtual agents like Claire and the Clevertar team bridge a gap in supporting users see change in their mental health?

Tim Hawke is a mental health clinician and cognitive behavioural therapist – he has worked in the health and mental health sector for the past 10 years, with experience in acute and emergency mental health care and is now focused and passionate in providing evidence-based therapies to support those suffering high prevalence mental illness such as anxiety and depression.

Tim believes through improved education and awareness, people can experience breakthrough through struggles of mental illness and find mastery over their mood, experience recovery and improved well being. Tim worked closely with Clevertar and Flinders University's School of Medicine to write the app based mental health coaching program.

 

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Website: www.clevertar.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/clevertar 
Twitter: @clevertar

Building Healthy Humans With Dr. Pia Martin

Building Healthy Humans With Dr. Pia Martin

February 27, 2019

 

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Dr. Pia Martin, author of the international best-selling book Building Healthy Humans: Your guide to a balanced and beautiful pregnancy for a happy healthy baby joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel to talk about Prenatal Planning for Parents, how to give your future child the best start in life.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Pia Martin discuss the following:

  1. What are some of the steps a couple should take if they are thinking about having a child?
  2. What if I have been off Birth Control for a while and I followed some of the above steps and I still struggling to conceive?
  3. What are the best Prenatal Supplements?
  4. You have mentioned the P21 program can you tell us more about that and how it works?
  5. Congratulations on your best selling book “ Building Healthy Humans.  Why did you decide to write the book?

 


Dr. Pia Martin is a practicing Personal Lifestyle Doctor, Speaker and Author of the International Bestseller Building Healthy Humans -- Your guide to a balanced and beautiful pregnancy for a happy healthy baby. Her passion is helping new moms have a beautiful and balanced pregnancy.

Dr. Pia graduated from Parker University in Dallas with a Doctorate in Chiropractic and two BA’s one in anatomy and one in health and wellness. She is also a certified clinical nutritionist & wellness coach. Dr. Pia uses her knowledge to combine the biomechanical, nutritional, environmental and emotional needs of the body to provide a balanced whole person approach to her patients.

Her book Building Healthy Humans was an immediate International bestseller and was written to support new moms through a confident and happy pregnancy. Her goal is to help future generations have the best start in life. She envisions a world where expectant parents understand the value of self-care, so they can build healthy humans for generations to come.

 

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Website: www.drpia.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DoctorPia
Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrPia

dorsaVi Helps Clients Understand How They Move Which Is Life-Changing

dorsaVi Helps Clients Understand How They Move Which Is Life-Changing

February 22, 2019

 

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Andrew Ronchi, Founder and CEO of dorsaVi, a revolutionary wireless technology is designed to accurately and objectively measure and analyze the way we move joins eHealth Radio and the Technology and Health News Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Andrew Ronchi discuss the following:

  1. Can you please tell us about dorsaVi and also about why the products and software you have created are so special?
  2. Where can people find dorsaVi in use what can they expect when their professional is using it with them and in their care plan? I understand your products are used for far more than just therapy.
  3. Wellness plays a critical role in how we function, move, and even do our jobs. Can you please talk a bit about why it is so important that we understand how our bodies move and what we may be doing unconsciously to have a negative impact on what we want to accomplish?
  4. There are many different kinds of professionals using dorsaVi. How did dorsaVi come about and what, from your background, has made this so compelling?
  5. Where do you see the future of coaching, therapy, wellness and the ability to understand how our bodies work? In the world of wearable technology devices there are so many options.
  6. What recommendations can you make for our listeners to help them understand what to look for when talking with a professional and engaging wearables in their care portfolio?

Andrew Ronchi, Chief Executive Officer and Director, dorsaVi. Before co-founding dorsaVi, Andrew was a practising physiotherapist both at an AFL club and in private practice. He is a founding partner in two physiotherapy centres, the largest of these employing 28 staff (including 13 physiotherapists).

Prior to the formation of dorsaVi, Andrew undertook a PhD in Computer and Systems Engineering, investigating the reliability and validity of transducers for measuring lumbar spine movement. As CEO of dorsaVi, Andrew is responsible for all aspects of the Company’s operations.

 

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Website: www.dorsavi.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dorsaVi 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/dorsavi

Fertility + egg freezing specialist, Dr. Shahin Ghadir

Fertility + egg freezing specialist, Dr. Shahin Ghadir

February 18, 2019

 

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Dr. Shahin Ghadir, founding partner of Southern California Reproductive Center and a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist and assistant clinical professor in the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UCLA and Keck School of Medicine at USC joins eHealth Radio and the Fertility and Health News Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Shahin Ghadir discuss the following:

  1. Can you tell us about what you do and what brought you to this specific career path?
  2. Can you tell us more about the latest offerings for LGBTQ individuals hoping to start families?
  3. What advice can you give to other doctors to help their patients to thrive?
  4. Are you working on any new or exciting projects now?
  5. What is something innovative in your field or under the radar that people may not realize?

Dr. Shahin Ghadir is a compassionate and caring physician who dedicates his career to helping people overcome their reproductive challenges and infertility issues to achieve their goals of having the family of their dreams, for both traditional families and the LGBTQ community. He is currently positioned as a top physician for egg freezing, sought out by women all over the world for his skill set in this highly coveted procedure.

As a founding partner of Southern California Reproductive Center, Dr. Ghadir is double board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. He is currently an assistant clinical professor in the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and at The Keck School of Medicine at USC.

A native Angeleno, Dr. Ghadir is continuously voted as one of the “Top Doctors” in the USA by Los Angeles Magazine's national poll and Super Doctors of Southern California. He remains one of the most popular, approachable, and well-liked fertility specialists in our country with amazing reviews all over the internet.

Dr. Ghadir received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from UCLA, graduating cum laude. He earned his medical degree from the Central University School of Medicine, where he graduated summa cum laude and ranked first in his class. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, followed by a three-year subspecialty fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the combined UCLA and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center program. Dr. Ghadir supports and has served on both the board of directors for the Path2Parenthood, formerly known as the American Fertility Association (AFA), as well as the Neuromuscular Disease Foundation (NDF). He has received numerous academic awards and honors over the years, including a Distinguished Teaching Award during his residency and a Community Service Recognition Award in the state of California.

Dr. Ghadir has been featured nationally and internationally in the LA Times, The Today Show, Redbook, People Magazine, Marie Claire, Fox News, ABC News, BBC News, Telemundo, Univision, The Doctors, Bravo’s Shahs of Sunset and Late Night Shows, among others. He also continues to be featured on multiple YouTube channels and the very popular website, The Bump.

He is a proud supporter of the Family Equality Council and has helped hundreds of LGBTQ couples and individuals in building their families. He is dedicated to helping our country’s military and arranges special discount programs. Dr. Ghadir recently started his own charitable organization named Fertility For All in order to raise awareness and funds to assist individuals and couples that cannot afford the fertility journey.

As a published author, Dr. Ghadir has contributed to prominent peer-reviewed journals including Fertility and Sterility and The New England Journal of Medicine, as well as clinical journals, such as Sexuality, Reproduction, & Menopause. He is also a contributing author of the infertility section of the new McGraw-Hill reference, CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Obstetrics & Gynecology.

He continues to conduct extensive original research on women’s health and reproductive issues, such as polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), the treatment of fibroids and fertility preservation, and adhesion therapies and sexual health, most commonly in the area of reproductive health.

Dr. Ghadir, along with SCRC, continues to have one of the highest pregnancy rates in the field of infertility. Equally as important, he has an incredible bedside manner and truly puts his heart and soul into every patient. He and his detail-oriented team strive to make everyone’s fertility journey the absolute best it can be.

 

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Website: https://www.scrcivf.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrShahinGhadir 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/drshahinghadir 
Instagram: @DrShahinGhadir


The views, ideas, thoughts and opinions expressed on any program are those of the persons appearing on the program and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the eHealth Radio Network.

Don’t neglect your hearing this 2019

Don’t neglect your hearing this 2019

February 16, 2019

 

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Sydney-based audiologist, Emma Beedell joins eHealth Radio and the Hearing Health and Health News Channels to share what people misunderstand about their hearing and what it’s like to be an audiologist.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Emma Beedell discuss the following:

  1. Please tell the audience a bit about your background and how you ended up a leading audiologist?
  2. Much of our audience may not realise what acute hearing audiologists are experts in, could you tell us a little about the main reasons patients come to your clinic?
  3. What have you found is the biggest myth when it comes to ear wax removal for the average patient?
  4. Why are regular hearing tests important, and how often should we have our hearing tested?
  5. What advice would you give out audience to ensure that they don’t neglect their hearing in 2019?

Emma Beedell is an Audiologist, BSpHSc, MClinAud, MAudA(CCP).

Graduated from Macquarie University with a Bachelor of Speech and Hearing sciences and a Master of Clinical Audiology. ​

Emma has recently moved back home after working in Canberra for a few years. She enjoys working with clients of all ages but loves working with children.

Emma is passionate about providing information to clients to help them make informed decisions. She can support you through the hearing journey from testing to the fitting of a hearing aid, should it be necessary. Emma was a wide variety of knowledge across different products.

In her spare time, Emma enjoys a good book and taking her dog to the dog park.

Emma is an Audiology Australia accredited audiologist.

About Collective Care:

Located in Sydney’s rapidly growing north west (Bella Vista), our patients come to us from across the wider Sydney and New South Wales area. That’s because our clinics are led by trained and experienced medical staff. Our doctors and nurses are provided with ongoing mentoring, training, and development to ensure we are able to offer our patients the very best in care.

We also believe in the principle that quality healthcare should be accessible to all, so patients are offered access to Medicare rebatable service and reasonably priced consultations and procedures with one of our advanced trained General Practitioners.

For conditions that require the views of specialists or surgeons or other inter-speciality health professionals, our unique collective care case conferences give patients the reassurance of seeing their healthcare team connected to co-manage their condition with their collective expertise.

 

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Website: Collective.care

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/collective.care  
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/collective.care

Holistic Awareness: The Key to All Healing

Holistic Awareness: The Key to All Healing

February 12, 2019

 

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Cornelia Merk, a holistic health practitioner and author with an extensive background in the study of human potential and the body's self-healing capacity joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel. She has just released her co-authored book, Revolutionize Your Health - How to Take Back Your Body's Power to Heal.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Cornelia Merk discuss the following:

  1. You don't have a medical background, and yet you co-authored a book about health and healing. What compelled you to write "Revolutionize Your Health?"
  2. Why, in your opinion, is the conventional medical system not working?
  3. In your book you say that awareness, or rather holistic awareness "is the key to all healing." What do you mean by that?
  4. You put a lot of emphasis on mind awareness. Why?
  5. Do you have any tips that will help our listeners? Those who are dealing with any form of illness or disease, and those who simply want to stay healthy?

Inspired by her own healing in 1998 after living with debilitating pain for eight years, Cornelia Merk has now co-authored Revolutionize Your Health, a book about how to take back the body's power to heal. She is an intuitive healer, holistic wellness practitioner, and motivational speaker with an extensive background in the study of human potential and the body's self-healing capacity. 

Cornelia is a certified Nia Brown Belt instructor and has explored the martial arts of aikido, tai chi, and taekwondo to expand her knowledge in body movement and energy flow. In addition, she is a third level reiki practitioner as well as a personal trainer with Educogym, a fitness training that specifically uses the mental aspect in weight training and losing weight and includes education in nutrition and supplementation with the Irish Association of Holistic Medicine.

For the last 20 years, she has helped hundreds of people all over the world to reconnect to their body's self-healing power and develop a lifestyle that supports increased health and well-being on all levels.

 

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Website: www.corneliamerk.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/connie.merk
Twitter: @CorneliaMerk


The views, ideas, thoughts and opinions expressed on any program are those of the persons appearing on the program and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the eHealth Radio Network.

Lyndi Cohen: The Nude Nutritionist debunking the BS in diets

Lyndi Cohen: The Nude Nutritionist debunking the BS in diets

February 9, 2019

 

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Celebrity nutritionist and writer The Nude Nutritionist, also known as Lyndi Cohen from Sydney Australia joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Nutrition Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Lyndi Cohen discuss the following:

  1. Can you tell us a bit about your journey that led you to become renowned in Australia as the Nude Nutritionist?
  2. What is it about social media that you find so frustrating, when it comes to people’s health and motivational posts?
  3. What led you to write your book, The Nude Nutritionist: Stop obsessing about food and never diet again?
  4. What advice would you give to a 16 year old Lyndi Cohen?
  5. If you could nudge one person in the right direction for a healthy 2019 - what would you tell them to focus on?

Lyndi Cohen is one of Australia's most popular dietitians, known as The Nude Nutritionist of Channel 9's Today show. She started dieting as a young teenager, unhappy with her growing body, and gave up in misery, having steadily gained weight for more than a decade. Almost by accident she become a mindful and intuitive eater, and along the way she gently lost 20kg. With over 50 deliciously realistic recipes (no 'superfoods' required) you'll also be inspired to eat well to boost your mood and balance your hormones. Lyndi is also a Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution Ambassador and an accredited, practising dietitian and nutritionist.

 

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Website: https://www.lyndicohen.com/book

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/Lyndi-Cohen-The-Nude-Nutritionist
Instagram: https://instagram.com/nude_nutritionist

Styes, Chalazions, and Hordeolums with Dr. Yogita Kashyap

Styes, Chalazions, and Hordeolums with Dr. Yogita Kashyap

February 8, 2019

 

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Dr. Yogita Kashyap from Hudson Face & Eye in New York City again joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to share everything you need to know about styes.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Yogita Kashyap discuss the following:

  1. What are styes and how are they formed?
  2. Are styes contagious and how can we prevent them?
  3. How do we relieve pain and treat a stye?
  4. Can styes have complications?
  5. What is same-day-stye treatment entail?

Dr. Kashyap has devoted her career to cosmetic and reconstructive eyelid surgery, as well as non-surgical facial rejuvenation and tear system procedures. She completed her residency and fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic, Reconstructive & Orbital Surgery at one of the world’s most advanced and prestigious institutions – The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. She continues to stay abreast of state-of-the-art advances and techniques in oculofacial plastic surgery.

Prior to her residency and fellowship, Dr. Kashyap graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and earned her medical degree from State University of New York Downstate Medical Center.

In her work, Dr. Kashyap emphasizes natural aesthetics and authentic beauty. She is dedicated to helping patients become the best version of themselves. This is why she often asks for a photo of her patients in their younger years so can create treatment that helps them enjoy the same youth and vitality. She takes time with her patients and provides same-day care whenever possible with little to no wait. Dr. Kashyap genuinely cares about her patients and takes great pride in improving their quality of life.

Dr. Kashyap is a leader in the field of oculofacial plastic surgery and is a clinical instructor at the influential New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai and Jacobi Hospital.

She is also a Board-Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO), a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), and a member of the New York Facial Plastic Surgery Society.

 

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Website: hudsonfaceandeye.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/hudsonfaceandeye
Instagram: @hudsonfaceandeye

Excellence in Drug Testing Courses

Excellence in Drug Testing Courses

February 4, 2019

 

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Andrew Easler is the Founder and CEO of DrugTestingCourses.com, which meets the dynamic educational standards of today’s workforce joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Andrew Easler discuss the following:

  1. For the benefit of our listeners, please give us an overview of DrugTestingCourses.com.
  2. Why is the quality of the coursework you offer integral to drug testing in general?
  3. What should employers know--or know to ask--about the collectors who do these tests?
  4. What industries can most benefit from what your site offers?
  5. What other advantages involving DrugTestingCourses.com should our audience make a note to remember?

Andrew David Easler started his career in the United States Air Force and, subsequent to an honorable discharge, earned his Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Central Florida.

As an entrepreneur, he started and sold many businesses including a successful DNA, drug, and alcohol testing company which became a springboard for leadership in the industry. Mr. Easler has developed corporate training programs and certification courses for organizations across North America, Europe, and Asia. Mr. Easler specializes in educational technology integration and inter-curricular relationship recognition and utilization.



Lastly, as a believer in career-adaptability and the necessity for ongoing professional education Mr. Easler has developed an entire repertoire of professional curricula designed to maintain and enhance the potential value of any entrepreneur or employee in a dynamic economic environment. In order to take his education company to the next level, he is currently enrolled at Florida A & M University College of Law working toward his JD with a focus on employment and health law.

 

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Website: DrugTestingCourses.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/drugtestingcourses
Twitter: @DrugCourses