BECOMING A THERAPIST-Sex Therapy- a Glimpse Into Treatment Feat. Jen Reeves, LMFT, CST

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-pk6fz-a010af *explicit content-listener discretion advised* My guest today is a Certified Sex Therapist!  I am so super excited to present you all with this content.  It's been hard to track down a CST, so this is a real treat for me!  Jen Reeves, CST, LMFT, and I discuss: desire discrepancy, fetishes, kink, sexual stigma, masturbatory … Continue reading BECOMING A THERAPIST-Sex Therapy- a Glimpse Into Treatment Feat. Jen Reeves, LMFT, CST

BECOMING A THERAPIST- How marriage and family therapists are made! (PART ONE) Feat. Mishka K. & Luis C., AMFT’s

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-m4777-9d941e Okay future therapists, in the last episode you heard Myra Garcia, LCSW and Myself, a Licensed Professional Counselor, National Board Certified Therapist, talk about what to GENERALLY expect when becoming a therapist. The plan is to explore the different kinds of mental health professionals in this LARGE and GROWING community from the bottom up...meaning, … Continue reading BECOMING A THERAPIST- How marriage and family therapists are made! (PART ONE) Feat. Mishka K. & Luis C., AMFT’s

Losing your marbles over misbehaved children? A Guide to Discipline Plans

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-958j3-9b2ae8 Rewards, punishment, and consequences can be hard to keep track of while parenting older kids.  Not anymore!  With this step-by-step audio guide, you can have a functioning "token economy" in as little as 30 minutes!  Token economies are like jobs with paychecks for adults except instead of jobs and money, we use chores, points, … Continue reading Losing your marbles over misbehaved children? A Guide to Discipline Plans

How to tell a person they need professional help.

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-6breg-93e72a In this short episode, or "mini-sode" as I like to call it, I give a few tips on how to gently confront a person about going to see a therapist. It's easier said than done...but what is worse...feeling a bit embarrased about bringing it up? OR...Never saying anything about it but regret it later? … Continue reading How to tell a person they need professional help.

SUICIDE INFO-Assessment, stats, and how to find help. Episode 23

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-whi8f-92e9f9 Suicide is a tough subject. Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade....these are the two most recent high-profile suicides to impact our society.  In this episode, I broach the subject of suicide assessment.  As a therapist, this is a part of my day-to-day practice (sadly).  Here, I give insight on what a therapist might assess for. If … Continue reading SUICIDE INFO-Assessment, stats, and how to find help. Episode 23

Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner on Border Mental Health Care

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-vkfjv-92234e Living and practicing on the US/Mexico border can present unique challenges to mental health practicioners.  We combat stigma, myths, strong cultural norms, biases, and lack of resources on a daily basis.   Jorge Medina, Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, treats patients with severe mental illness in prison and is qualified to treat children, adolescents, … Continue reading Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner on Border Mental Health Care