How Therapy Can be a Lifestyle

This week’s episode I speak with Glenna Anderson. Glenna Anderson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Mental Health speaker, and a Blogger. As a mental health therapist with a private practice in Torrance, CA, she teaches the message of “Therapy is a Lifestyle” and encourages others to focus on improving their mental health to avoid mental illness. She specializes in treating individuals with anxiety-based disorders through solutions based therapy, while also helping you find ways of coping with life in general. importance of self-care, and much more.

Where you can find Glenna Anderson:

WELCOME


Coupon Code-Nov18
IG and Facebook: glennalcsw

Podcast hashtag #talkingoffthecouch and #TOTCpodcast
Email: info@talkingoffthecouch.com
Facebook-Talking off the Couch Podcast
Facebook Group-Talking Off The Couch Village
Instagram-talkingoffthecouch
Twitter- podcasttotc

If you have questions or would like to discuss sponsorship opportunities, email us at: talkingoffthecouch@gmail.com

Make sure to also visit our website at www.talkingoffthecouch.com

Ep.19: What’s Your Why

This week’s episode helps you understand how your why and mental health are connected. I will give you 3 questions to ask yourself to help you figure out your why.

Resource used: ​
http://www.success.com/blog/john-addison-how-to-find-your-why-in-life

Ep.18: Happiness and Mental Health 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 week’s episode is two parts. I speak with international speaker Stacey Flowers. Stacey and I talk about what true happiness is, why she feels mental health and counseling is important, the 5 people you need to have in your life to fulfill happiness, her mental health journey, the importance of self-care, and much more.

Where you can find Stacey Flowers:
www.staceyflowers.com
IG and Facebook: Stacey Flowers

The hashtag for the podcast is #talkingoffthecouch and #TOTCpodcast
Email:info@talkingoffthecouch.com
Facebook-Talking off the Couch Podcast
Facebook Group-Talking Off The Couch Village
Instagram-talkingoffthecouch
Twitter- podcasttotc

Make sure to also visit the website at talkingoffthecouch.com

Ep. 15 Apologize & Survive



This week’s episode I speak with Dr. Ashley Elliott of Vivid Innovations. We talk about how Counseling effected us, personal mental illness, surviving adversity, and the importance of self-care.

Where you can find Dr. Ashley:
www.vividinnovators.com
email: vividinnovators@gmail.com
IG: drvivid and Facebook-vividinnovators

Dr. Ashley Elliott is a native Washingtonian and considers herself to
be a positive product of her urban environment. First hand family
exposure to the impact that substance abuse, mental illness,
interpersonal violence, and sexual trauma can have on an individual, family, and community,
made Dr. Elliott passionate about empowering others and working to change lives. From a
young age she was intent on pursuing a career that would strengthen her community and
enlighten the under served and often overlooked.
While receiving her doctorate in Clinical Psychology, she started Vivid Innovations
Consulting, LLC. Vivid Innovations is a one-woman business that offers mental health
consultation, lifestyle consultation, psychological assessment, and seminar/lecture
opportunities to schools and businesses. She also operates as a motivational speaker,
working to empower visions and promote positive well-being. Her clinical interests include
community mental health, client psycho-education/health education, substance abuse
treatment, group therapy, severe mental illness, & the integration of non-traditional & artistic
expression in therapy.
Dr. Elliott has worked with children, adults, and adolescents from various multicultural
backgrounds. She also clinical experience in inpatient mental health, community mental
health, and school settings in the DC Metropolitan Area. In 2015, Dr. Elliott launched
Innovator Academy and Vivid Kids. These are youth programs offered free of charge to the
youth in the Washington DC area. Innovator Academy (Youth ages 12-17) and Vivid Kids
(3-11) focus on college/career preparation, building a positive self-image/identity,
developing emotional awareness and creating a positive space to celebrate creativity and
individual differences.

Session 35 – Exploring Therapy with Tatiana Smith, LPC-S

Who needs therapy when you have friends and family? The role of a mental health counselor Counseling – a sign of strength Signs you might need therapy Therapists, counselors, and psychiatrists, oh my! What’s the difference? Why you can’t just rely on medication Demystifying the counseling process Insurance vs. private pay How to find the right therapist.

Podcast

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.

http://radiocafe.media/tatiana-smith/

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
Facebook-Talking off the Couch Podcast
Instagram-talkingoffthecouch
Twitter- podcasttotc

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
Facebook-Talking off the Couch Podcast
Instagram-talkingoffthecouch
Twitter- podcasttotc

Make sure to also visit the website at talkingoffthecouch.com

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
Instagram-talkingoffthecouch
Twitter- podcasttotc

Make sure to also visit the website at talkingoffthecouch.com

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