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One of the few clinics in Chicago conducting COVID-19 screenings and the COVID antibody testing

One of the few clinics in Chicago conducting COVID-19 screenings and the COVID antibody testing

June 30, 2020

 

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Dr. Rinku Shah of the Clear Wellness Group, one of the few clinics in Chicago conducting COVID-19 screenings and the COVID antibody testing joins eHealth Radio and the Health News & Mental Health Channels to talk about Mental Health Treatment and working during the COVID-19 Pandemic.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Rinku Shah discuss the following:

  1. You recently opened Clear Wellness Group with your husband. Tell me about your experience opening your clinic weeks before a global pandemic.
  2. You offer many treatments, one being Ketamine treatment. Can you tell more about this method and how it works.
  3. You were conducting COVID-19 screenings and now you are offering the COVID antibody testing. How does it feel to be one of the few clinics in Chicago offering this test and playing a large role in your city’s wellness?
  4. Are you still seeing your routine mental health patients via tele-health screenings?
  5. You are taking in new ADHD patients right now when many doctors and clinics are not seeing new patients, what made you open your doors to those in need?

 

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Dr. Rinku Shah and Dr. Manan Trivedi formed Clear Wellness Group with the intention of providing the community with great medicine. Medicine that focuses on disease prevention, as well as providing patients with a multidisciplinary support system.

Dr. Shah specializes in ADHD management, generalized anxiety disorder and chronic depression. She truly enjoys engaging with her patients and forming lasting relationships, a rarity in today’s impersonal medical world.

Dr. Trivedi also shares these values and utilizes his double board certifications to provide novel therapies including IV Ketamine, bringing relief to those suffering with mental health issues as well as those with chronic pain.

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Website: https://clearwellnessgroup.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/clearwellnessgroup
Instagram: instagram.com/clearwellnessgroup

Practicing Presence to Release Fear, Anxiety and Stress

Practicing Presence to Release Fear, Anxiety and Stress

June 17, 2020

 

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Jim Heaney, who has been teaching the practice of presence for over twenty years and the author of a new book called "Choosing Presence: How to Access God’s Peace and Release Fear, Anxiety and Stress" joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Stress Management Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Jim Heaney discuss the following:

  1. Why did you write Choosing Presence?
  2. In this turbulent time where people are stressed and anxious, how does someone choose presence?
  3. How does the Practice of Presence stop our anxiety and stress from taking us over with negative emotions and reactions?
  4. What are the unique applications for the Practice of Presence in today’s polarized society?
  5. What is the difference between meditation and mindfulness versus the Practice of Presence?
  6. What do you say to the person that says they don’t have time to practice presence?
  7. Tell us about the free companion app that you developed, Practicing Presence—A Christian Way.

Jim Heaney has been teaching the practice of presence from a Christian perspective for over twenty years, encouraging people of all ages to incorporate the practice into all areas of their lives – professional, relationships, sports, arts, health and more – for greater spiritual and physical well-being.

He is the founder of Electronic Waveform Labs, manufacturer of the H-Wave device, the premier modality in the drug-free treatment of chronic pain. Jim lives with his wife, Patricia, in Huntington Beach, CA.


Facebook: facebook.com/JimHeaneyChoosingPresence

Book: Click Here

Free App: https://presence.app


The beliefs, 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.

Between Sickness and Health: A book with some new ideas about wellness and illness

Between Sickness and Health: A book with some new ideas about wellness and illness

December 21, 2019

 

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Dr. Chris Ward, an Emeritus Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Nottingham England that specializes in long-term neurological conditions led him to train in systemic psychotherapy joins eHealth Radio and the Mental Health & Health News Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Chris Ward discuss the following:

  1. What has illness got to do with well-being?
  2. So what’s the difference between a disease and an illness then?
  3. What (other) experiences led you to think of illness as something different from disease?
  4. Are you saying that illness is just a state of mind, something people can cure themselves of by will-power?
  5. So what are the ingredients for recovery?

Dr. Chris Ward qualified as a doctor in 1973, trained as a neurologist, and then practised as a hospital-based consultant in rehabilitation medicine. This role involved supporting adults of all ages with complex neurological disabilities. Dr. Ward relinquished when he retired in 2013 but continued practising as a UKCP accredited couple and family therapist.

His consultant role was combined with that of Professor in Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Nottingham. Dr. Ward still retains an Emeritus position at the University to facilitate his ongoing academic interests in systemic practice and social aspects of medical symptoms.

 

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Publisher Website: www.routledge.com 
Faceook: facebook.com/Between-Sickness-and-Health

Tips for Coping with Depression and PTSD

Tips for Coping with Depression and PTSD

December 12, 2019

 

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Alicemarie O'Neill, owner of her self-named company, Alicemarie O'Neill that offers examination and empowerment through individualized counseling and helps individuals build a stronger, more evolved version of themselves joins eHealth Radio and the Depression and PTSD Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Alicemarie O'Neill discuss the following:

  1. Your book "The Formula" discusses depression, what causes it and how to regain control of your life. What happens to the body and mind when depression sets in?
  2. What are the seven steps for healing from depression and manic depression/bipolar disorder?
  3. How does one survive the turbulence of a breakdown that keeps recurring?
  4. PTSD - how can someone be treated?
  5. The holidays are just around the corner. Why do holidays tend to be a difficult time for people who suffer from depression and what do you recommend they can do?

Alicemarie O'Neill is a survivor of four manic depressive episodes (breakdowns) over 20 years and was diagnosed with bipolar depression. As a mental health and spiritual counselor, she worked through her depression and mood swings and chronicles her real-life experiences in her international best-selling book "The Formula: Seven Steps for Healing from Depression and Manic Depression."

O'Neill has a Bachelor of Science in Applied Science in criminology and sociology with a minor in psychology from Youngstown State University. She did her graduate work at the University of California San Diego. She has studied and practiced Hermetic Studies and astrology for the past 30 years.


Website: alicemarieoneill.com

Don’t Let Diabetes Stop You from Enjoying Your Favorite Foods!

Don’t Let Diabetes Stop You from Enjoying Your Favorite Foods!

November 16, 2019

 

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Dr. Lisa Sumlin, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, Founder and CEO of EPaD Inc. (Empowering People Against Diabetes), a health education and consulting firm that provides workshops, training, and resources for combating chronic illnesses such as diabetes and related complications joins eHealth Radio and the Diabetes and Health News Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Lisa Sumlin discuss the following:

  1. What inspired you to write the book, “The Struggle IS REAL? Diabetes Management For Woman Who Love Their Cultural Dishes, Enjoy Food-Focused Social Lives, And Appreciate A Good Piece Of Fried Chicken Every Now And Then"?
  2. Who is your audience? What’s the age-group? Who can actually benefit from your book or your message?
  3. Tell us a little bit about your background and how this passion to help women with diabetes came about?
  4. Why do you think the struggle is so real with people with diabetes (especially for women)?
  5. How is depression related to diabetes management?
  6. How many servings of fruit should people with diabetes consume daily?
  7. What are some of the stories that you hear about food struggles from women who are diabetic?
  8. In this book, you share some food tips. Can you share a few of them with our audience?
  9. What do you tell a woman who feels like she can’t enjoy her life after receiving a diagnosis that she’s now diabetic?

Dr. Lisa Sumlin, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, is the CEO and founder of EPaD, Inc. (Empowering People Against Diabetes) which is a health education and consulting firm. In addition, she is a Chronic Disease Coalition Ambassador - advocating for people living with lifelong health conditions such as diabetes, kidney disease, MS, cancer, and other chronic illnesses. She is also the Chief Health Officer of Community Coalition of Health (C2H).

When Dr. Lisa is not researching Diabetes and teaching future nurses as an Assistant Professor at the College of Nursing (University of Texas at Austin), she volunteers as an ACNS-BC at Samaritan Health Ministries, where she treats the most complex diabetes cases.

Dr. Lisa is in the education business. She passionately educates people to live better, healthier lives. She explains and clarifies chronic diseases, their symptoms, treatments, and provides preventative measures in a manner that is actionable. As an Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist, diabetes researcher, author and professor, she cuts through fear and myths, while providing education, treatment, and guidance to enable women to live a life without fear of complications from chronic diseases.

She has also published in scientific journals such as The Diabetes Educator, Patient Education and Counseling, Journal of Transcultural Nursing, and CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing. Her latest project is her new book entitled “The Struggle IS REAL: Diabetes Management for Women Who Love Their Cultural Dishes, Enjoy Food-Focused Social Lives, & Appreciate A Good Piece of Fried Chicken Every Now and Then.” In her book, she teaches women that even with diabetes, they can enjoy life and eat their favorite cultural foods, too!

Dr. Lisa is originally from Detroit, Michigan (a Michigan State University Spartan), but is currently living in Austin, Texas, where she received her PhD and MSN in Nursing from the University of Texas.

 

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Website: https://drlisasumlin.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/drlisasumlin 
Twitter: twitter.com/drlisasumlin 
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/drlisasumlin 
Instagram: instagram.com/drlisasumlin

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

TMS Neuro Institute: Los Angeles Non-Drug, Depression Treatment

TMS Neuro Institute: Los Angeles Non-Drug, Depression Treatment

January 20, 2018

 

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Dr. Gennady Musher, MD, PHD, and Faculty Member at UCLA, who has just opened the new TMS Neuro Institute in Los Angeles joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Mental Health Channels. Dr. Musher has 25 years of experience in psychopharmacology treatment of multiple psychiatric disorders.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Gennady Musher discuss the following:

  1. What is TMS  Therapy and who are the best candidates?
  2. What are the benefits of this type of therapy versus, or alongside, traditional treatment or medication?
  3. What are the most common misconceptions about the treatment of TMS and what are the benefits and  how common are relapses?
  4. What prompted you to open a new TMS therapy center in Los Angeles?
  5. You are considered a pioneer in this type of treatment. What is the future of TMS therapy looking like?

 

Dr. Gennady Musher MD, PhD is the Founder of TMS Neuro Institute. Dr. Musher is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology. He began his psychiatry career nearly 30 years ago. He completed his PhD in psychiatry in 1988 and he served his residency at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.

Dr. Musher has 25 years of experience in psychopharmacology treatment of multiple psychiatric disorders. He is also an expert in the treatment of resistant depression with Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) with seven years of experience and specific training in neuromodulation techniques.

He has been in private practice since 1998 and has experience in the evaluation and treatment of major psychiatric conditions including, but not limited to: major depressive disorder, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, mood disorders and forensic evaluations. Dr. Musher is also a faculty member at UCLA.

 

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Website: www.tmsneuroinstitute.com

Social Media Links:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TMSNeuroInst
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TMSNeuroInstitute
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tmsneuroinst

Healing Senior Depression & Becoming Socially Active Through Technology

Healing Senior Depression & Becoming Socially Active Through Technology

December 30, 2017

 

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Dr.  Kerry Burnight, a Gerontologist who has served for 18 years as a Professor of Geriatric Medicine at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and She serves full time as Chief Gerontologist at grandPad joins eHealth Radio and the Geriatrics and Health News Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Kerry Burnight discuss the following:

  • What is the single most important thing you can do to Age Well. And by aging well I mean, physical, mental, and emotional vitality.
  • What is the best way to foster and get the health/happiness/longevity benefits to these connections?
  • What does the research say about technology, is it hurting or helping our connection?
  • Given these challenges faced by older adults, what is the best way to reconnect my grandparents /parents (who live in another state!) back into social society so they can experience these longer and happier lives?
  • Is grandPad like an iPad?
  • What about those with cognitive impairment?
  • What is the best way to approach the subject of connection with your parents and grandparents?

 

Dr. Kerry Burnight has spent her entire professional career on a mission to improve the lives of seniors. She was a professor of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology at the University of California Irvine, and she is the founder and director of the nation's first Elder Abuse Forensic Center and the national non-profit, Ageless Alliance: United Against Elder Abuse. Kerry has spoken at The White House and as an expert on shows such as The Dr. Phil Show, CBS news, Money Matters, and The Doctors. She joined grandPad because of the firm's ability to prevent one of the most significant risk factors for elders: social isolation.

 

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Website: www.grandPad.net

Do you have trouble liking your body? Ground-breaking text program can quickly help you turn negative body image around!

Do you have trouble liking your body? Ground-breaking text program can quickly help you turn negative body image around!

May 6, 2017

 

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A nationally recognized authority in the treatment and prevention of eating disorders, depression, anxiety, and related mental health issues, Lori Osachy MSS, LCSW who recently launched text2Bwell, powered by CareWire joins eHealth Radio and the Health News, Mental Health & Technology Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Lori Osachy discuss the following:

  • Why did you develop a texting program to help people with a negative body image?
  • Why do so many people criticize their bodies and pick them apart?
  • How does negative body image hurt other parts of a person's life?
  • If I have a bad body image, does it mean I have an eating disorder?
  • If one doesn't like their body, is there anything they can do to feel better about it?

 

A nationally recognized authority in the treatment and prevention of eating disorders, depression, anxiety, and related mental health issues, Lori Osachy has successfully counseled adults, children and families for over twenty years. She regularly lectures, teaches and is the author of numerous articles promoting eating disorders education among health care professionals and the lay population, and is a regular mental health consultant for broadcast and print media. She received her B.A. from Cornell University, and her M.S.S. from Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research. Lori is the owner of The Body Image Counseling Center in Jacksonville, Fla. For more information visit www.bodyimagecounseling.com or call 904-737-3232.

 

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Website: www.text2bwell.com

Scientific Ways to Feel Happier

Scientific Ways to Feel Happier

November 2, 2016


Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psychologist and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor again joins eHealth Radio and the Emotional Health & Psychology Channels to discuss scientific ways to feel happier.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Nikki Martinez discuss the following:

  • What made you want to talk about this topic now?
  • What drives your passion to want to help people find holistic ways to improve their mood?
  • What is something that would surprise us that helps to make us feel happier?
  • Are there regions of the world that show lower levels of depression and unhappiness? Why?
  • Are there certain areas of the country more impacted? If so, what can they do to help themselves?


Duration: 6:17


Dr. Nikki Martinez received her Masters and her Doctorate from Illinois School of Professional Psychology, and completed her pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellowship at Gateway Foundation in Lake Villa, Illinois.


She is the Head of Clinical Development for www.DrNikkiMartinez.com, where she can be reached if you are interested in individual or couples work with her. She is an Adjunct Professor for 2 graduate programs, a Blogger for the Huffington Post, Everydaypowerblog, Older Dating, Success Stories, Sivana Spirit, Proud Stories, and a Contributor to the Chicago Tribune. She just published her first 8th book through Amazon.com.


Links:
Website: www.DrNikkiMartinez.com
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nikki-martinez-35b36231
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrNikkiMartinez
Twitter: @DrNikkiMartinez


The views 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.