Staying “fit-to-fight”! Navigating Services in Military Mental Health with Major Amileah Davis, Licensed Psychologist

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-732h8-9481c2 Stay fit to fight! Major Amileah Davis is a licensed Counseling Psychologist and is currently serving on active duty in the United States Air Force. She completed her Ph.D. at New Mexico State University, and her clinical work emphasizes evidence-based practice, trauma treatment, prevention, cross-cultural psychology, and organizational consultation. Major Davis has led twoContinue reading “Staying “fit-to-fight”! Navigating Services in Military Mental Health with Major Amileah Davis, Licensed Psychologist”

Through the Eyes of a Therapist Podcast

If you are wondering about this podcasting thing I do…here is some information on it. I host, edit, mix, record, my own weekly mental health podcast.  I’ve been doing this since January 2018. I mostly speak to other professionals and friends about their own mental well-being and emotional struggles (mental health histories). They are also givenContinue reading “Through the Eyes of a Therapist Podcast”

Mental Health Advocate t-shirts!

Help raise awareness for mental illness, mental health, and therapy! Cute tees for only 19 bucks! All proceeds go to keeping this free mental health podcast on the air! Visit: https://www.customink.com/fundraising/mental-health-advocates  

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. IfContinue 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”