How to stay sane while fighting the insanity around you

Tatiana Smith is a licensed professional counselor and host of a the podcast Talking off the Couch: It’s OK Not To Be OK. We talked about how to both stay engaged with the work of fighting injustice and at the same time making the space in our lives to take care of ourselves.

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Friends…How Many Of Us Have Them

Talking Off The Couch podcast focuses on mental health and mental wellness within the community of color. Tatiana Smith who is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Dallas, Texas decided that it is time to shed light and break stigmas about mental health/wellness in the communities of color. This podcast is a voice for the mental health community as well as the average person. Talking Off The Couch will make you feel Ok about not being Ok.

This week’s episode is about friends and friendship. We also talk about Kenneka Jenkins. We break down the mental state of her possible friends.

The hashtag for the podcast is #talkingoffthecouch and #TOTCpodcast
Email: talkingoffthecouch@gmail.com or info@talkingoffthecouch.com
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Ep.10 Worry About Yourself

This week’s episode is focusing on the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, mental wellbeing of those evacuated, and all the foolishness on social media.

The hashtag for the podcast is #talkingoffthecouch and #TOTCpodcast
Email: talkingoffthecouch@gmail.com or info@talkingoffthecouch.com
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https://www.youcaring.com/victimsofhurricaneharvey-915053
https://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/2017/08/28/helping-out-after-hurricane-harvey-where-what-how-to-donate/#7cf0e97f3c79

American Red Cross. To make a financial donation, visit the their website, call 1.800.RED CROSS or text HARVEY to 90999 to make a $10 donation for those in need.

Catholic Charities of USA. To make a financial donation, visit CCUSA’s disaster-specific website or text 71777 to make a donation.

Global Giving. To make a financial donation, visit their website or text HARVEY to 80100 to donate $10 to Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.

Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has established the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund that will accept tax deductible donations. To make a financial donation, visit the GHCF website.

Salvation Army. To make a financial donation, visit www.helpsalvationarmy.org, call 1.800.SAL ARMY, or text STORM to 51555.

United Way of Greater Houston has established a Flood Relief Fund to help with recovery needs of those most impacted. To give to the United Way Flood Relief Fund, visit unitedwayhouston.org/flood or text UWFLOOD to 41444.

Ep.09: Surviving Hatred

​Talking Off The Couch podcast focuses on mental health and mental wellness within the community of color. Tatiana Smith who is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Dallas, Texas decided that it is time to shed light and break stigmas about mental health/wellness in the communities of color. This podcast is a voice for the mental health community as well as the average person. Talking Off The Couch will make you feel Ok about not being Ok.

This week’s episode is focused on what happen in Charlottesville and how to survive hate. ​

Dr. Nayeli Y. Chavez on Twitter: “People of Color, your health matters. Check this toolkit for surviving and resisting hate #ICRace @HYAdames #Chalottesville #HeretoStay https://t.co/nV8u2aEVAX”


The hashtag for the podcast is #talkingoffthecouch and #TOTCpodcast
Email: talkingoffthecouch@gmail.com or info@talkingoffthecouch.com
Facebook-Talking off the Couch Podcast
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Make sure to also visit the website at talkingoffthecouch.com

Intro music by Nidra Musik (www.nidramusik.com)
IG: @cori_middleton77

Ep.05: Stigmas..Why

Talking Off The Couch podcast focuses on mental health and mental wellness within the community of color. Tatiana Smith who is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Dallas, Texas decided that it is time to shed light and break stigmas about mental health/wellness in the communities of color. This podcast is a voice for the mental health community as well as the average person. Talking Off The Couch will make you feel Ok about not being Ok.

This week’s episode we talk about how African Americans and Mental Health became a stigma.
Resources:
https://www.nami.org/Find-Support/Diverse-Communities/African-American-Mental-Health

https://www.nami.org/Find-Support/Diverse-Communities/Latino-Mental-Health

The hashtag for the podcast is #talkingoffthecouch and #TOTCpodcast
Email: talkingoffthecouch@gmail.com or info@talkingoffthecouch.com
Facebook-Talking off the Couch Podcast
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Twitter- podcasttotc
Make sure to also visit the website at talkingoffthecouch.com
Intro music by Nidra Musik (www.nidramusik.com) IG: @cori_middleton77

Ep.04: Wanted..Counselor Needed

Talking Off The Couch podcast focuses on mental health and mental wellness within the community of color. Tatiana Smith who is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Dallas, Texas decided that it is time to shed light and break stigmas about mental health/wellness in the communities of color. This podcast is a voice for the mental health community as well as the average person. Talking Off The Couch will make you feel Ok about not being Ok.
 
This week’s episode is to assist you with knowing what to look for in a counselor. We will look at 6 areas that are important to picking a counselor.
 
Resources mentioned in this episode: Psychology Today, OpenPath Collective, www.therapyforblackgirls.com/therapist-directory
 
The hashtag for the podcast is #talkingoffthecouch and #TOTCpodcast
 
Email: talkingoffthecouch@gmail.com or info@talkingoffthecouch.com
 
Facebook-Talking off the Couch Podcast
Instagram-talkingoffthecouch
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Make sure to also visit the website at talkingoffthecouch.com
 
Intro music by Nidra Musik (www.nidramusik.com)
IG: @cori_middleton77

Who me I Don’t Need Counseling

Talking Off The Couch podcast focuses on mental health and mental wellness within the community of color. Tatiana Smith who is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Dallas, Texas decided that it is time to shed light and break stigmas about mental health/wellness in the communities of color. This podcast is a voice for the mental health community as well as the average person. Talking Off The Couch will make you feel Ok about not being Ok.
 
This week’s episode focuses on how do you know you need counseling. There are many indicators that I will go over to assist you to see if counseling for you.
 
The hashtag for the podcast is #talkingoffthecouch and #TOTC
Email: talkingoffthecouch@gmail.com or info@talkingoffthecouch.com
Facebook-Talking off the Couch Podcast
Instagram-talkingoffthecouch
 
Make sure to also visit the website at talkingoffthecouch.com
 
Intro music by Nidra Musik (www.nidramusik.com)
IG: @cori_middleton77

Superwoman Syndrome P2

Talking Off The Couch podcast focuses on mental health and mental wellness within the community of color. Tatiana Smith who is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Dallas, Texas decided that it is time to shed light and break stigmas about mental health/wellness in the communities of color. This podcast is a voice for the mental health community as well as the average person. Talking Off The Couch will make you feel Ok about not being Ok.
 
This episode I continue my conversation with Shannon White, LCSW and Mind Set/ Life Coach. We focuses on Superwoman Syndrome and how stress is a big indicator that we need to release the cape. No more putting ourselves on pause because we are taking care of everyone else.
 
Where you can find Shannon:
www.shannontwhite.com
IG and Facebook-shannonwhite_lifecoach
 
The hashtag for the podcast is #talkingoffthecouch and #TOTC
Email: talkingoffthecouch@gmail.com or info@talkingoffthecouch.com
Facebook-Talking off the Couch Podcast
Instagram-talkingoffthecouch
 
Make sure to also visit the website at talkingoffthecouch.com
 
Intro music by Nidra Musik (www.nidramusik.com)
IG: @cori_middleton77