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How You Can Heal Your Past Traumatic Memories

How You Can Heal Your Past Traumatic Memories

September 5, 2019

 

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Frank Healy of Phenomenal Memory, a Licensed Professional Counselor and Life Coach. who has written seven books including the Heal Your Memories series joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Personal Development Channels. Frank helps people heal the emotional wounds from past traumatic memories.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Frank Healy discuss the following:

  1. Tell everyone about your exceptional memory?
  2. When did you first know you had it?
  3. What are the good and bad things about your memory?
  4. Tell everyone bout your self-help series Heal Your Memories?
  5. Can everyone heal themselves from past traumas?
  6. What is next for you and your writing?

Frank Healy is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Life Coach. He is one of about 80 people who have been classified as having Hyperthymesia by the University of California. Frank participated in their research studies because he remembers every day of his life since he was six years old. He is now in his 50’s. His memory of each day includes the day of the week, the weather in his locale, news events and personal experiences. Recalling so much in his life had its advantages and disadvantages.

The advantages include recall of every happy experience he had with friends, family, school, and his wife. The corollary of that is that he remembers all the negative things. Bad days at work and school, slights from people, romantic breakups etc. Before he began his own journey, he would recall bad memories with the same emotional intensity as if he was experiencing it now. He had learned to let go of the feelings.

Frank now counsels and coaches people to heal from the ill effects of their own traumatic and unpleasant memories. This can help people be happier and move on to a successful present and future.

Frank lives with his wife in Dennisville, New Jersey. He is in private practice at Associates for Life Enhancement in Northfield, New Jersey. Frank enjoys going to the beach, reading, writing, playing quizzo with friends (It's a trivia game) and playing ball with his grandsons.

 

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Website: phenomenalmemory.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/Memoryhealing 
Twitter: @healysheal1


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Teens and the Opioid Epidemic

Teens and the Opioid Epidemic

August 31, 2019

 

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Dr. Ann Schiebert, a psychologist and a specialist in the treatment of trauma, chemical dependency, dual diagnosis, and codependency at one of America’s largest HMO's joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Mental Health Channels. Dr. Schiebert also works in the hospital and emergency department evaluating psych crisis patients.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Ann Schiebert discuss the following:

  1. Today we are going to talk about the opioid epidemic and teens. How did you become interested in this topic?
  2. What are opioids or opiates?
  3. How do opioids effect brain development in a teen?
  4. How do we keep our teens safe from opioids?
  5. What should we do for pain instead of taking prescription pain killers?

Dr. Ann Schiebert is a psychologist in the Emergency Department (ED) at the medical center of one of the country’s most respected major HMO’s. There, she evaluates for safety, determines types of treatments, assesses capacity and cognitive impairment, and provides feedback and support for families of patients in the ED. In addition, Dr. Schiebert also works in the medical center’s Chemical Dependency Department where she treats patients challenged by trauma, chemical dependency, codependency and dual diagnosis.

Ann has an excellent success rate in helping families turn their situations around, and she is highly sought after for her work. She finds it rewarding to facilitate patients in discovering their wonderful, authentic selves, and getting them back to a healthy mindset. Another of Dr. Schiebert’s area of expertise is helping people in unhappy romantic relationships investigate how they got in their current situation, how to reconsider the “path to romance,” and how to create happier long-term relationships.

Her teaching experience pertaining to Clinical Skills and Psychopathology during graduate school gave Ann an ability to interact with a variety of audiences and to be comfortable doing so. As a psychologist, she uses this “gift” to teach groups of between thirty and forty patients on the topics of communication, how to work a program of recovery and healthy relationships.

Ann has penned a series of books titled Let’s Make a Contract. She has four in the series thus far, having to do with getting teens through substance abuse, getting them through high school and beyond, getting adults through unhappy romantic relationships, and her most recent, getting your teen past the opioid epidemic. She’s been up close and personal to all of those matters in her own life. If she were a member of a tribe, her special role would be healer, and rightfully so.

In her spare time Ann enjoys traveling to Europe. She lives in the Bay Area with her husband and her two ragamuffin kittens, Biscuit and Teddy. She is the mother of three adult children.

 

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Website: www.drannschiebert.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/LetsMakeAContractBookSeries 
Twitter: @DrSchiebert


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.

Why therapists need to take marketing seriously

Why therapists need to take marketing seriously

August 21, 2019

 

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Avivit Fisher, a Marketing Coach and a Principal at REdD Strategy, an agency that helps therapists to launch and grow their private practices joins eHealth Radio and the Health Marketing Channel.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Avivit Fisher discuss the following:

  1. Why did you decide to focus on a niche like therapists in private practice?
  2. What is the main problem with not marketing yourself as a therapist today?
  3. What does a clinician need to keep in mind when they are marketing their practice?
  4. How has people's beahvior change with respect to "shopping for a therapist" in the last few years?
  5. What are the first marketing steps you would recommend to take for someone who is launching a private practice?

Avivit Fisher is a Marketing Coach and a principal at REdD Strategy, an agency that helps therapists to launch and grow their private practices. Avivit believes that with the right marketing strategy therapists can reach more people who really need help. She helps her clients create and deliver a marketing message that connects and converts ideal clients.

 

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Website: reddstrategy.com

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

Steps for Facing Your Fearful Memories and Letting Them Go

Steps for Facing Your Fearful Memories and Letting Them Go

June 29, 2019

 

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Dr. Carla Marie Manly, a practicing clinical psychologist based in Sonoma County, California, and a recognized authority on fear and fear-based disorders such as trauma, anxiety, and depression joins eHealth Radio & Health News and Mental Health Channels. Dr. Manly works with individuals and groups to improve personal growth, relationship connection, and increased life fulfillment. Her new book is Joy From Fear: Create the Life of Your Dreams by Making Fear Your Friend.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Carla Marie Manly discuss the following:

  1. Why did you write this book?
  2. How does fear hold us back in life?
  3. What are the most common fears people experience?
  4. How can a person learn to turn destructive fear into constructive fear?
  5. What is joy and how is joy related to fear?
  6. How can a person get unstuck in life?
  7. What are a few keys to creating balance in one’s daily life?
  8. How can stress and anxiety be reduced to promote optimal wellness?

Dr. Carla Marie Manly is a practicing clinical psychologist based in Sonoma County, California, and a recognized authority on fear and fear-based disorders such as trauma, anxiety, and depression. She works with individuals and groups to improve personal growth, relationship connection, and increased life fulfillment. Her highly personalized approach focuses on utilizing transformational fear in the self-growth and healing process. She combines clinical knowledge with a holistic, body-mind-spirit approach, integrating yoga and meditation practices into her therapeutic work and course offerings. Her new book is Joy From Fear: Create the Life of Your Dreams by Making Fear Your Friend (Familius, April 1, 2019).

 

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Website: www.drcarlamanly.com

Social Media Links:
Twitter: @drcarlamanly 
Facebook: facebook.com/drcarlamanly 
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/carla-marie-manly 
Instagram: @drcarlamanly


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.

Find Freedom Fast: Short-Term Therapy That Works with Dr. Robert T. London

Find Freedom Fast: Short-Term Therapy That Works with Dr. Robert T. London

June 18, 2019

 

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Dr. Robert T. London is a well-known psychiatrist, educator, writer and a practitioner for 40 years joins eHealth Radio and the Mental Health and Health News Channels. Dr. London is the founder and former head of the short-term psychotherapy unit at NYU Langone Medical Center, and a pioneer in consumer health care radio and TV programming. His new book is called: Find Freedom Fast: Short-Term Therapy That Works.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Robert T. London discuss the following:

  1. Why did you write this book?
  2. What is Short Term Therapy and who does it work for?
  3. How long is short term therapy supposed to last?
  4. What makes short term therapy different for other therapies?
  5. You talk about CBT - cognitive behavior therapy, what is it?
  6. How can a person be a good consumer of mental health care?

Dr. Robert T. London is a well-known psychiatrist, educator, and writer. A practitioner for 40 years, he is founder and former head of the short-term psychotherapy unit at NYU Langone Medical Center, and a pioneer in consumer health care radio and TV programming. His articles and columns appear in his own newspaper columns, as well as in leading medical journals and popular magazines, and he is a frequent source to national TV, radio, and print outlets. His new book is Find Freedom Fast: Short-Term Therapy That Works.

 

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Website: findfreedomfast.com

Incorporating mental health into video games

Incorporating mental health into video games

June 13, 2019

 

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Ken Hall the CEO & Creative Director for Destiny’s Sword, a genre-bending online role-playing game that explores mental health and promotes a healthier online gaming experience joins eHealth Radio and the Mental Health and Health News Channels. Ken Hall has been making online games for more than 25 years.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Ken Hall discuss the following:

  1. What inspired you to create Destiny’s Sword?
  2. Why is it important to explore mental health through video games?
  3. How do you incorporate mental health into the game?
  4. How do you design a healthier gaming experience?
  5. Tell us about the community element of Destiny’s Sword. How does that work?

Ken Hall has been making online games for more than 25 years and is the CEO / Creative Director for Destiny’s Sword, a genre-bending online role-playing game that explores mental health and promotes a healthier online gaming experience. Ken is also an award-winning sculptor and an advocate for social and environmental issues.

 

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Website: http://DestinysSword.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/2DogsGames 
Twitter: @2DogsGames

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

Brain U Online, the first scientifically-supported cognitive training program

Brain U Online, the first scientifically-supported cognitive training program

September 27, 2018

 

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Dr. John DenBoer of Smart Brain Aging, a company that has developed Brain U Online - one of the few "digital prescriptions" reimbursable to Medicare and shown to have a very positive effect on the quality of people's lives joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Mental Health Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. John DenBoer discuss the following:

  1. How did you start your interest in studying Dementia?
  2. Can you explain please how Brain U Online works?
  3. What has been the benefits to Brain U Online in addition to it preventing memory loss and mitigate decline?
  4. Why has Brain U Online become one of the first "Digital Prescriptions" to be covered by Medicare?
  5. What do you see for the future of Brain U Online?

 

Dr. John DenBoer is a Clinical Neuropsychologist specializing in the assessment and detection of early-stage dementia. He received his internship training at VA Boston Healthcare System (Boston University School of Medicine/Harvard University) and received his postdoctoral training at Barrow Neurological Institute. He has published extensively in the area of Clinical Neuropsychology and has been an expert speaker at many local, national, and international conferences. He is the Founder, CEO, and Chief Medical Officer of SMART Brain Aging, Inc., a company designed to help prevent and intervene in mild cognitive impairment and early-stage dementia.

In the last 3 years he has become a world-renown speaker in the area of early-stage dementia detection and treatment. This has culminated in a Netflix documentary and corresponding book, entitled “This is Dementia?!“.

 

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Websites: www.brainuonline.com | www.smartbrainaging.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/smartbrainaging
Twitter: twitter.com/smartbrainaging

What to Expect with Psychotherapy

What to Expect with Psychotherapy

September 12, 2018

 

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David Collins, from the Toronto-based, Psychotherapy Referral Service that helps over 200 people every year connect with individuals as well as family and couple therapists to help them deal with their emotional and mental health issues joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Mental Health Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest David Collins discuss the following:

  1. There are people out there who may not believe that “talking about your problems to a therapist” will help them in any way. What would you say are the key benefits of therapy?
  2. For people who maybe have never experienced therapy, can you explain basically how psychotherapy works?
  3. What is PRS?
  4. How is professional therapy different from merely talking to friends and family about things that bother you?
  5. What are the indicators that a person should seek therapy?

 

David Collins is a Registered Psychotherapist that specializes in Emotional Disturbance, Childhood Abuse, Self-Harm, and Gender Issues. He strives to establish a strong rapport so that there hopefully will be nothing too shameful, sorrowful or unnatural, that it cannot be discussed. David believes that unlike our everyday lives, the therapeutic relationship is a unique bubble where we hopefully can feel free of the impingements of society for an hour every week to feel, consider and discuss whatever is our inner truth at the time. If in here we can get beyond the everyday self-censoring, we can engage in a real discussion of issues that may be controlling our lives, but from the shadows beyond our conscious attention.

 

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Website: www.prstoronto.com

What Society Needs to Be Aware of As States Continue to Legalize

What Society Needs to Be Aware of As States Continue to Legalize

August 28, 2018

 

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Dr. Antoine Kanamugire, a Canadian medical doctor specializing in psychiatry that discusses the unknown dangers of recreational marijuana joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Antoine Kanamugire discuss the following:

  1. How does marijuana work in the brain? What are the side effects and long term results of mental health issues including depression, anxiety and suicide?
  2. What does society need to know about the impacts of marijuana in children and young adults? How do you discuss this issue with them?
  3. What are the risk factors of falling into addiction of marijuana and other drugs?
  4. How does marijuana affect the professional and social aspects of people's lives?
  5. Can you please explain the difference between medical marijuana and recreational marijuana?

 

Dr. Antoine Kanamugire, M.D. is a Canadian medical doctor, specializing in psychiatry. He pursued a bachelor's degree in biology in Pittsburgh, USA, then went to Canada where he completed a medical degree at the University of Sherbrooke and then a specialty in psychiatry at the University of Montreal. He is a consultant psychiatrist in outpatient clinics, in the Emergency Department and for mental health first line teams in Montreal suburbs.

 

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Website: www.drantoine.org

Social Media Links:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrAntoine
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrAntoineMD