In this episode, we interview Shaun Galanos, a certified love & relationship coach and the founder of The Love Drive podcast where he interviews experts and thought leaders in the field of love. He is also a certified rape-crisis counselor who supports women in their healing journey after abuse.
In this interview episode, we interviewed Katie Crosby, an occupational therapist specializing inintergenerational healing and helping people recognizechildhood as the portal for that.
Katie merged her personal healing journey, professional learning and background, and 20+ years of experience with kids and familiesand developed The Meltdown Method because she's seen again and again how having a framework to guide helpsboost adult's sense of safety and security in the toughest moments, and the trickle effect this has on kids. She is trained in play therapy, trauma-informed methods, sensory processing, DIRFloortime, and integrative listening therapies.
In this episode, we interview Alyssa Manacao, a therapist with her own practice in California, providing trauma treatment for individuals that have endured the pain of childhood abuse and exposure to gang and community violence. Her professional experience includes providing supervision for mental health professionals in the individual and group setting. She strongly believes in the power of human relationships, connection, and emotional growth. She is a client-centered therapist who believes that treatment is focused on you and that you are capable of discovering the answers that you have been looking for. Therefore, she seeks to explore your past experiences, and earlier attachment as themes from the past have the power to affect our current behaviors and relationships. It is Alyssa's belief that regardless of what your current stressors are, or have been, you are capable of reaching your emotional potential, obtaining balance, wellness, and happiness.
In this episode, we interview Beth Somich, a licensed professional counselor specializing in treating teens and young adults, with a focus in family dynamics, relationships, anxiety, transitions, and trauma. Beth practices a modern approach to mental health counseling where she seeks to de-stigmatize therapy by focusing on prevention.
Therapy is becoming more open and more accessible. People are realizing that there are things they need to talk about, no shame. Modern mental health is the idea that therapy is for everyone. It’s something you should utilize regularly BEFORE things become too overwhelming. If everyone started to operate from this perspective, how could mental health stigma live on?