Things I wish I Knew When I was a Kid

November 18, 2017
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Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psychologist and Clinical Director again joins eHealth Radio and the Relationship & Psychology Channels to discuss things I wish I knew when I was a kid.

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

  • Why is it so important to be content with every phase we are at in life?
  • Can you be both content, and have goals?
  • Why should we express appreciation each day?
  • Why should we decide who is and who is not important to us?
  • Why is it so important to let go of anger and grudges?

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 in psychology graduate studies, is a  telemental health psychologist, a disability consultant, and a blogger for the Huffington Post and Everyday Power Blog.

 

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

Understanding your process, from concept to inception

November 6, 2017
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Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psychologist and Clinical Director again joins eHealth Radio and the Relationship & Psychology Channels to discuss understanding your process, from concept to inception.

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

  • No matter what we do for a living, we all have a process. Why is it so essential to understand our own?
  • If we are struggling to understand our process, what can we do?
  • Why does having the best personal process in place make such a difference for us?
  • Why do some people struggle with taking something from an idea, to a finished product?
  • Are there actual issues and disorders that make this process more difficult?

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 in psychology graduate studies, is a  telemental health psychologist, a disability consultant, and a blogger for the Huffington Post and Everyday Power Blog.

 

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

What Does For Better or For Worse Really Mean Now?

October 27, 2017
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Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psychologist and Clinical Director again joins eHealth Radio and the Relationship & Psychology Channels to discuss "what does for better or for worse really mean now?"

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

  • Why do you think the definition of For Better or For Worse has changed?
  • Why do people think it is acceptable to bail out of the relationship when times get tough?
  • As someone with a rare disease, you have experienced people who did and did not live up to this promise. What is the difference?
  • You have said that not being able to live up to these vows, does not make the person a bad person, why is that?
  • What should a couple do to avoid this issue prior to getting married?

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 in psychology graduate studies, is a  telemental health psychologist, a disability consultant, and a blogger for the Huffington Post and Everyday Power Blog.

 

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

Therapy to Negotiate the End of Your Relationship

October 18, 2017
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Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psychologist and Clinical Director again joins eHealth Radio and the Relationship & Psychology Channels to discuss therapy to negotiate the end of your relationship.

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

  • What are different types of motivation that people have?
  • Why are some more fulfilling than others?
  • What issues cannot understanding our own motivations cause?
  • What can help us understand our true motivations?
  • How can we work from a motivation based perspective?

 

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 in psychology graduate studies, is a  telemental health psychologist, a disability consultant, and a blogger for the Huffington Post and Everyday Power Blog.

 

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

Redefining Yourself After Divorce

September 22, 2017
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Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psychologist and Clinical Director again joins eHealth Radio and the Divorce & Relationship Channels to discuss redefining yourself after divorce.

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

  • Why is it important to take stock of ourselves after a divorce?
  • What might have changed since we were first married?
  • Why could these changes have made your relationship unsalvageable?
  • What should we spend our time defining?
  • How might understanding these changes, help our relationships going forward?

 

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 in psychology graduate studies, is a  telemental health psychologist, a disability consultant, and a blogger for the Huffington Post and Everyday Power Blog.

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

 

Why the Failure of a Relationship Does NOT Make you  a Failure

September 13, 2017
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Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psychologist and Clinical Director again joins eHealth Radio and the Family & Relationship Channels to discuss why the failure of a relationship does not make you a failure.

 

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

  • Why do people feel like a personal failure after the end of a relationship?
  • Why should they NOT feel this way?
  • How can they look at this as a growth experience?
  • Talk about the importance of time alone.
  • How does this makes them a better partner in the future.

 

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 in psychology graduate studies, is a  telemental health psychologist, a disability consultant, and a blogger for the Huffington Post and Everyday Power Blog.

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

Taking the best care of your children when divorce can’t be avoided

June 5, 2017
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Mrs. Stacy Beaulieu-Fawcett, founder of Beaulieu-Fawcett Law Group, that focuses only on marital and family law and serves clients in SE Florida’s Palm Beach, Broward, Martin and St. Lucie counties joins eHealth Radio and the Divorce & Legal Channels. 

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Stacy Beaulieu-Fawcett discuss the following:

  • When a couple with children decides to divorce, what criteria should they look for when hiring a lawyer?
  • How can parents who are divorcing take the best care of their children? What are the steps?
  • How can using the mediation process avoid the often acrimonious appearances in a courtroom?
  • What can divorcing couples expect when they decide to mediate their divorce?
  • As a faithful Christian highly involved with the legal community, what are some obstacles facing some faithful persons who choose divorce? What obstacles do they need to overcome?

 

Mrs. Stacy Beaulieu-Fawcett, founder of Beaulieu-Fawcett Law Group, focuses only on marital and family law and serves clients in SE Florida’s Palm Beach, Broward, Martin and St. Lucie counties. Mrs. Beaulieu-Fawcett has built her thriving practice in large part by helping Christians navigate the often-difficult decision to divorce.  Mrs. Beaulieu-Fawcett is a member of the Christian Legal Society and is a deeply committed to her faith.
The team of lawyers at Beaulieu-Fawcett Law Group has unparalleled experience in navigating clients though this difficult process, and handling whatever challenges may arise, be it custody or financially related.

They empathize with the intense emotions clients often experience, yet are committed to practicing reasonable and sensible law and providing objective advice as to how to achieve the best possible outcome. If that requires litigation, their attorneys are highly skilled and effective in the courtroom. And when a divorce is settled without a trial, the lawyers’ drafting of settlement documents is clear, comprehensive, and straightforward to avoid unnecessary disputes later.
Beaulieu-Fawcett is an esteemed and highly involved member of the local legal community. In her marital and family law practice, she is committed to protecting her client’s rights and serving their children’s best interests.

Mrs. Beaulieu-Fawcett has extensive experience handling difficult and complex family law cases in a professional and compassionate manner negotiating when possible and aggressively litigating when necessary.  Prior to entering private practice, she spent several years in the courtroom assisting a Chief Family Law Judiciary. Mrs. Beaulieu lectures frequently on various family law issues throughout the state of Florida.

Mrs. Beaulieu-Fawcett was featured as one of the top young attorneys in Florida on SuperLawyers.com. She was named “Florida’s Legal Elite” by Florida Trend Magazine which recognized her as top 2% of attorneys in Florida.  The Beaulieu-Fawcett Law Group focuses on family law areas including:

 

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The Importance of Interpersonal Boundaries in Maintaining a Healthy Balance in Our Lives

May 7, 2017
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Sarah Mandel, a licensed psychotherapist, certified Imago relationship expert and EMDR trained trauma therapist joins eHealth Radio and the Mental Health & Health News Channels. In her NJ based private practice, she helps patients address their mental, emotional and psychological issues by providing tools that help them feel better about themselves, their relationships and their lives.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Sarah Mandel discuss the following:

  • What are interpersonal boundaries?
  • What are the key areas in our lives to maintain healthy boundaries?
  • What are some of the signs of weak interpersonal boundaries?
  • Why are having healthy boundaries important to our lives?
  • How can you begin to create healthy boundaries?

 

Sarah Mandel, R.N., L.C.S.W. is a New Jersey based psychotherapist, Certified Imago therapist, EMDR trained trauma therapist and relationship expert. She received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Pace University in New York and her Master’s degree in Social Work from Rutgers Graduate School of Social Work.

A dynamic advocate for health and wellness with a passion for helping others, Sarah provides expertise to a diverse client base drawing on her multidisciplinary background. Serving as a subject matter expert in the area of relationships, the mind/body connection, family conflict and interpersonal boundaries, Sarah has been quoted in several media outlets.

Be on the lookout for her upcoming blog, and for your free guide and worksheet on “How to Master Your Busy Life”, go to MentalChecklist.com, designed to help inspire you with tips and strategies to simplify your life. You can find out more and connect with Sarah by going to her website at www.sarahmandeltherapy.com.

 

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Divorce After Decades, and Moving Forward with Your Life

April 29, 2017
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Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psychologist and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor again joins eHealth Radio and the Family & Relationship Channels to discuss divorce after decades, and moving forward with your life.

 

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

  • People are often uncomfortable when it comes to people divorcing after many, many years together, why is that?
  • What is unique about people that divorce after decades together?
  • What advice might you give someone who is just starting over and feels lost and perhaps scared?
  • What are some small steps these individuals can take to start moving forward with their life?
  • Couples work is one of your specialities. What particular advice might you leave these individuals with, and how might they get a hold of you for help?

 

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 for the Chicago Tribune. She just published her first 8th book through Amazon.com.

 

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

Divorce Mediation: What Are the Benefits?

November 25, 2016
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Chris Griffith, Founder and Divorce Mediator at Split Simple joins eHealth Radio and the Family and Relationship Channels. Split Simple is a unique divorce mediation firm with offices in Colorado and Illinois that helps couples navigate divorce with less stress, expense and uncertainty than adversarial courtroom proceedings.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Chris Griffith discuss the following:

  • What are the main differences between divorce mediation and litigation?
  • What is unique about your approach to mediation?
  • What are some misconceptions about divorce mediation that you most often hear?
  • Is mediation a more expensive option than litigation?
  • In terms of child custody, what are the benefits of mediation?

Duration: 10:56

As a Founder of Split Simple, Chris Griffith became the firm’s first attorney-mediator. He earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Wake Forest University, a Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from East Carolina University (graduating first in class) and a law degree at the University of North Carolina School of Law.

Mr. Griffith has extensive experience in traditional divorce proceedings as well as mediation. Working on divorces in and out of the courtroom showed him the toll that family court takes on families.

Drawing on his background in mediation and family therapy, Mr. Griffith helped create the rigorous, transparent, data-driven process for divorce that provides spouses a constructive framework to reach mutual decisions on matters attending the end of their marriage, saving time, money and distress for the parties involved – as well as their children.

Split Simple was founded in Colorado and currently has locations in the Denver area and multiple counties. The firm recently opened offices in Chicago and Cook County, Illinois.

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Website: www.splitsimple.com

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