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Spectrum of Support: LGBTQ+ Mental Wellness | Mind Matters | La Amistad

May 22, 2024
This episode explores the unique mental health and substance use challenges faced by LGBTQ+ individuals. We discuss how discrimination and stigma impact their well-being, and the intersection of mental health issues with substance use. Learn about th...

Community & Mental Health | Mind Matters | La Amistad

April 16, 2024
Discover the crucial role of community in mental health on this episode of Mind Matters (or watch us on Youtube). Featuring special guest Marni Stahlman, CEO of The Mental Health Association of Central Florida, we explore firsthand stories and expert...

Mental Health & Law Enforcement With Chief Ogden | Mind Matters | La Amistad

March 6, 2024
In this episode of Mind Matters, we dive into the topic of mental health culture in the law enforcement field. Chief Dave Ogden, the head of Windermere police, shares insights on the mindset surrounding mental health within law enforcement, the inten...

Real Change Beyond New Year’s Resolutions | Mind Matters | La Amistad

January 8, 2024
Resiliency to experience lasting change is more than making a list of New Year resolutions and feeling stuck a few weeks later when the same problems show up and shatter any progress toward life change. The hidden power of change can vastly improve t...

How to Help A Loved One While In Inpatient Treatment | Mind Matters | La Amistad

November 15, 2023
On today’s podcast we talked with Cherlette McCullough, a local therapist in Central Florida, who specializes in marriage and family therapy.  We discussed how to help a loved one who is seeking or currently in inpatient care for mental health or sub...

Military Families & Mental Health | Mind Matters | La Amistad

November 15, 2023
On this episode of Mind Matters. we talk about mental health within military families. We feature special guest Pernell Bush to discuss these issues with us. We talk about how while military families may face the same stressors as civilian families, ...

From Self Criticism to Self-Compassion | Mind Matters | La Amistad

November 15, 2023
Today we are talking with therapist, Sandra Stanford, LMHC about self-criticism and self-compassion.  We will discuss how childhood environments contribute to self-criticism, three elements of self-compassion and easy to understand tools to help comb...

Perspectives from an Inpatient Psychiatrist | Mind Matters | La Amistad

November 15, 2023
This month we talked with Dr. Alison Weiss, MD, psychiatrist at La Amistad Behavioral Health Services. Topics include what it is like being a psychiatrist, what she treats on a daily basis and what she is seeing from a medical perspective in our chil...

Attachment | Mind Matters | La Amistad

November 15, 2023
On this episode of Mind Matters we are joined by special guest Sandra Stanford, a licensed mental health counselor, as we dive into attachment theory. Where does it originate from? What are the different attachment styles? What do attachment behavior...

Youth Mental Health And School Systems | Mind Matters | La Amistad

November 15, 2023
This episode of Mind Matters takes a deep dive into mental health issues in children. This discussion can act as a guide for parents seeing behavioral issues in their children and who are looking for ways to help. We also talk about behavioral issues...

Dr. Higgins on Addiction | Mind Matters | La Amistad

November 15, 2023
This episode of Mind Matters, featuring special guest Dr. Higgins, dives deep into conversations about addiction. This includes the difference between recreational use vs. misuse, when to seek help, how to seek help and more. It may feel difficult to...

Narcissism | Mind Matters | La Amistad

November 15, 2023
On this episode of Mind Matters we are talking with therapist Renee Cherovitz, LMHC about Narcissism.  We will discuss signs and symptoms, red flags for narcissistic abuse and when to seek out professional help.   Physicians are on the medical staff ...

Gratitude and ”To Be” Lists | Mind Matters | La Amistad

November 23, 2022
On this episode of Mind Matters, we welcome special guest Johnny Crowder of "Cope Notes", an app that allows you to receive text messages with the goal of training your brain to combat mental health concerns. We talk about how even though mental heal...

Internal Family Systems (IFS) | Mind Matters| La Amistad

September 12, 2022
On this episode of Mind Matters we are talking with therapist Justin Martin with Parts of Me Therapy and taking an in-depth look at how Internal Family Systems can help families with mental health concerns. We discuss: How IFS addresses trauma? What ...

Self Compassion and Burnout | Mind Matters | La Amistad

June 14, 2022
On this episode of Mind Matters, we dive into topics of self compassion and burnout. We talk about changes post-pandemic with how we deal with trauma, including how we tend to self-isolate ourselves more and what long term effects this may have on ou...

Understanding Codependency | Mind Matters | La Amistad

June 10, 2022
On this episode of Mind Matters, we feature special guest Mary Joye, author of "Codependent Discovery and Recovery 2.0: A Holistic Approach to Healing and Freeing Yourself". We dive into codependency, including how codependency can lead to a loss of ...

Mind Matters Podcast

May 19, 2022
Welcome to the first episode of Mind Matters! Today's episode is brought to you by La Amistad Behavioral Health Services and University Behavioral Center. This episode acts as an introduction to Mind Matters and explores issues of substance use in Ce...

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