What this digital health company is doing in the workplace to overcome mental health

March 2, 2017
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Alex Goldberg, CEO at Provata Health, a digital health company that improves health and lowers medical costs by creating innovative digital health products and solutions joins eHealth Radio and the Health Care, Health News & Technology Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Alex Goldberg discuss the following:

  • Your digital health company is turning its attention to mental health - in your view is mental health a significant factor in overall physical well being? How significant is it and why place such a focus on it right now?
  • Are there common misconceptions about mental health that you have run into while working on Provata VR and engaging with your customers?
  • Who are some of the clients you are sending headsets to and what kind of feedback have you received?
  • What role should the workplace play in health and wellness - to include mental wellness - and what would you tell a CEO who was considering starting a program for the first time?
  • What are your personal tips, things that you practice every day?

 

Alex Goldberg is CEO of Provata Health, which delivers the first digital health platform proven in peer-reviewed medical journals to positively impact both the mental and physical health of participants. Provata partners with employers, health plans, and hospital systems to deliver digital programs that are scientifically designed, tested, and proven to change behaviors and generate significant health outcomes.

Forbes dubbed Provata as the startup leading the digital health revolution; while other media outlets including Inc., Entrepreneur, the Huffington Post, and Geekwire have celebrated Provata’s impact on the digital health landscape.

 

The company is changing the healthcare industry by pioneering digital preventive medicine proven to generate better health, better care, and lower medical costs.

 

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Website: www.provatahealth.com

Twitter: @provatahealth

Watch the Video: http://provatahealth.com/vr-health#provata-vr-video

Website for the app: http://provatahealth.com/vr-health

Download the app: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/provata-vr-guided-meditation

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) in young men

January 31, 2017
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Rebecca DeLeon, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Intensive Program Coordinator at Optimum Performance Institute, a residential treatment program that promotes lasting independence for young adults utilizing a real world approach joins eHealth Radio and the Mental Health and Health News Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Rebecca DeLeon discuss the following:

  • What is Borderline Personality Disorder?
  • How does it present differently in males?
  • How can this be misdiagnosed in males at times?
  • How do the symptoms cause a failure to launch for these young men?
  • How does OPI treat this in your program?

Rebecca DeLeon holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology. Her Bachelor of Science in Family Studies was awarded by California State University, Northridge.

During her academic time with CSUN Rebecca worked in the Child and Family Studies Center which acknowledges the needs of the individual child and the values of the family with the provision of a safe and nurturing environment. She trained with New Directions for Youth during her graduate program working with court referred adolescents in therapy.

Rebecca participated in Behavioral Tech’s Dialectical Behavior Therapy 10-Day Intensive Training Course© as well as several other DBT trainings such as, Using DBT on the Front Lines.

Rebecca is a member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists and the American Psychological Association.

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Websitewww.optimumperformanceinstitute.com

How to Combat Chronic Fatigue & Gain Vibrant Energy

January 6, 2017
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Dr. Abby Kramer, a Chiropractor & Holistic Physician practicing in the Chicagoland area joins eHealth Radio and the Chiropractor, Health News & Mental Health Channels. Her passion is to help her patients live their most vibrant life: physically, mentally, and emotionally. She consults with patients locally, and via phone or skype.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Abby Kramer discuss the following:

  • The CDC estimates that up to 4 million people in the US meet the criteria for chronic fatigue, and up to 85% of sufferers remain undiagnosed, why is that?
  • How can someone know if they are experiencing chronic fatigue?
  • In your office, how do you treat chronic fatigue?
  • What are some recommendations you can make for listeners to have more energy throughout the day?
  • What do you think can be done on a larger scale to help reduce the occurrence of chronic fatigue in our society today?

 

Dr. Abby Kramer, Chiropractor & Holistic Physician believes in addressing each patient as a whole, taking into account structural, chemical, and emotional causes of dysfunction. She has a unique way of combining her skills in chiropractic manipulation, muscle testing, manual therapy, emotional stress relief, nutritional counseling, and functional taping to help her patients be relieved of pain and emotional burden, increase function, recover faster, and return to health!

She received her undergraduate degree in Human Movement Science from Utah State University. Her unique background as a competitive swimmer, runner, and personal trainer has given her a keen eye to assessing the bodies’ movement patterns and helping people access their full physical potential.

She has had the opportunity to work with elite athletes as part of the medical staff with Rocktape at running events, triathlons, and crossfit competitions. Dr. Abby is also very passionate about working with pregnant women and children to obtain optimal health and thrive. She has published various articles for blogs, and recently published research on kinesiology taping through the ACA Rehab Council.

She holds the following certifications:

  • Professional Applied Kinesiologist (International College of Applied Kinesiology)
  • Neuro Emotional Technique (NET)
  • Webster Technique (International Chiropractic Pediatric Association)
  • Certified Personal Trainer (American College of Sports Medicine)
  • Fascial Movement Taping/Performance Movement Taping (Rocktape)

She has additional training in the fields of:

  • Advanced Applied Kinesiology (AK)
  • Total Body Modification (TBM)
  • Women's health & pediatric care
  • Nutrition

Dr. Abby is an active member of the International College of Applied Kinesiology (ICAK), the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA), the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA).

Website: www.drabbykramer.com
Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/abbykramerdc
Twitter:
@DrAbbyKramer

Simple Steps to Developing a Positive Body Image

December 10, 2016
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Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psychologist and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor again joins eHealth Radio and the General HealthPersonal Development Channels to discuss simple steps to developing a positive body image.

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

  • What is a Positive Body image?
  • What is a negative body image?
  • How might a negative body image develop?
  • What are some steps one can take to develop a positive body image?
  • How can a therapist help break a life-long pattern of negative thinking about yourself and your body?

Duration: 7:19

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.

The NVLD Project, Supporting People Affected by Non-Verbal Learning Disability

October 3, 2016
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Dr. Laura Lemle, Ph.D., Founder and Chairperson of The NVLD Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting people affected by Non-Verbal Learning Disability joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Non-Profit Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Laura Lemle discuss the following:

  • What is NVLD?
  • Why did you found this organisation?
  • What research are you funding?
  • What are the workshops? Why are you doing them? 
  • What are your future goals?


Duration: 6:52


Growing up in Manhattan, Laura Lemle attended the Ethical Culture Fieldston School, completed her undergraduate studies at Barnard College and earned her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in clinical psychology at Yeshiva University. Laura practiced clinical psychology for nearly 20 years before choosing to enter the real estate business. Today, she runs LC Lemle Real Estate Group, a residential real estate company which owns and manages multi-family dwellings throughout Manhattan.


Throughout her life Laura has been committed to helping others. In 2013, she founded The NVLD Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting people affected by this disability. The Project was inspired by her daughter who was diagnosed with Non-Verbal Learning Disability at the age of five.


In addition to founding The NVLD Project, Laura is on the boards of both The Promise Project and Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University. She resides in Manhattan with her three children and two dogs.



Website: nvld.org


Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/thenvldproject
Twitter: @theNVLDProject

Marc Hoberman’s Memoir Search and Seizure: Overcoming Illness and Adversity

September 29, 2016
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Marc Hoberman, the author of Search and Seizure: Overcoming Illness and Adversity joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Emotional Health Channels. Marc will share how he uses his memoir in his tutoring business and teaching of English.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Marc Hoberman discuss the following:

  • What mindset does a person need to have in order to improve his or her health?
  • How did you you deal with your diagnosis of epilepsy as a teenager?
  • How have you improved your health over the years?
  • What have you learned about the difference between emotional health and physical health?
  • How does your memoir resonate with teens and parents alike?


Duration: 8:05


As an English teacher for more than 30 years and camp administrator and consultant for almost as long, Marc Hoberman has come to realize that children today need to learn how to deal with the often unexpected struggles in their lives. Marc wrote his memoir to help teens and their parents navigate through myriad issues that often confront them when they least expect it. Both mental and physical health are difficult to maintain at times, but a positive attitude and focus can help you make sure that your illness doesn’t’ define you.


Bullying, drug use, depression, and teen suicide have touched the lives of far too many young people; it’s important for them to see that there are ways to avoid the negative outcomes that some have experienced. 


In Marc’s years in education, tutoring, and camp consulting,  he was voted into Who’s Who in American Teachers and has been a featured speaker at the Young Adult Institute (YAI) Conference in New York City, the New York State and New Jersey Reading Conferences, the Tristate Camping Conference in New York and New Jersey, and The Canada Camping Conference.


As the owner of Grade Success Tutoring for over twenty years, Marc has helped many of his clients work through much more than just tests and academics. He has helped people who have experienced personal, physical, and emotional difficulties.



Websites: www.gradesuccess.com | www.marchoberman.com


Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/gradesuccess
Twitter: @GradeSuccess

You Can Heal Your Past by Learning From It

August 29, 2016
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Frank Healy of Phenomenal Memory, that provides counseling and coaching for people who need help recovering from past traumas again joins eHealth Radio and the Personal Development & Mental Health Channels. Healy is a Licensed Profesional Counselor and Life Coach. He is also the author of the bestselling book “Heal Your Memories, Change Your Life” which is available at Amazon and Create Space.


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

  • Why is it important to read your book and Heal Your Memories?
  • What was it like for you remembering everything?
  • What are the benefits of being a Phenomenal Memory website member?
  • What are the benefits of being coached?
  • How Can Healing Your Memories improve your physical and mental health?


Duration: 19:29


Frank Healy is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Life Coach. He is one of about 50 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 54. 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 it's 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 of 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 learn to let go of the feelings. He now counsels and coaches people to heal from the ill affects 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.



Website: www.phenomenalmemory.com


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


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.

The Mighty a powerful online community in health that helps millions of people facing diseases, disabilities and mental illness

August 27, 2016
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Mike Porath, Founder and CEO of The Mighty, one of the most powerful communities in health that helps millions of people facing diseases, disabilities and mental illness joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Mental Health Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Mike Porath discuss the following:

  • What inspired you to start The Mighty?

  • Why do you think The Mighty is an important piece of overall health and healthcare?
  • How does your community help others? 
  • How many contributors do you have to The Mighty?
  • How easy is it to contribute to The Mighty?  Can anyone share their story?


Duration: 8:24


Mike Porath is the founder and CEO of The Mighty (TheMighty.com), one of the most powerful communities in health that helps millions of people facing diseases, disabilities and mental illnesses.


Mike began his career as a journalist at ABC News, where he was the network's first overseas digital reporter and where his reporting from Kosovo was awarded the top prize in online journalism. He has held a variety of writing, editing, producing and executive roles at ABC News, NBC News, The New York Times and AOL.


Mike is also on the board of directors and fundraising chair of Dup15q Alliance, a non-profit organization that supports people with Dup15q syndrome, including his daughter.



Website: www.themighty.com


Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Themightysite
Twitter: @TheMightySite

Holistic Treatment for a Variety of Disorders

August 19, 2016
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Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psychologist and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor again joins eHealth Radio and the General Health Channel to discuss holistic treatment for a variety of disorders.


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

  • What is the concept of holistic treatment for physical and mental health conditions?
  • How can a person see the benefits of eastern and western methods being combined to treat the individual?
  • Can you give a few examples of holistic treatments that people can easily do for various issues?
  • What might you tell someone who is hesitant to try holistic treatments over modern technology and medical treatment?
  • Can holistic and modern medicine work well together?


Duration: 9:02


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, 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 Use of Art as a Healing Modality

August 14, 2016
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Julie Rekha and Founder of Art Expedia, The Art Lover’s Community where she advocates the use of art as a healing modality joins eHealth Radio and the General Health Channel.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Julie Rekha discuss the following:

  • How is art a health benefit?
  • Do colours influence a person’s wellbeing?
  • What form of art can be explored to feel well?
  • What if a person has no interest in creating art?
  • How does one choose a painting to ponder and admire?


Duration: 13:33


Julie Rekha is an abstract and inspirational artist with an eye for beauty and the ability to ignite the senses with colours. Her passion has helped many people use art as a feel well mechanism. Expanding on her mission to heal the world she is also bringing together a growing number of Australian and international artists on artexpedia.com. It is a place for artists and interior designers to showcase their work and bring awareness to everything that is Art related.


Website: ArtExpedia.com


Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/julierekha.com.au
Twitter: @artexpedia