Mind Matters Radio Show

On her FM radio show, “Mind Matters,” Dr. Evrard speaks with myriad guests who work in the world of brain (mental) disorders, or who suffer from those conditions themselves. Tune in to the show every Wednesday at 6 p.m Eastern Time (US & Canada), -5GMT, on WESU 88.1 FM, and www.wesufm.org.

Click on any of the links below to listen to one of the archived radio shows:

  • Episode 40: Lorry Villemaire, SSJ, MA, on her discovery of the healing power of labyrinths, and her work to establish the only walking labyrinth in a men’s prison in the US (in Northampton, MA).
  • Episode 39: Rev. Julia Burkey, who returns for a first anniversary show, on her spiritual approach to people who suffer, including facing the dark, embodiment techniques, and issues surrounding the LGBTQ community.
  • Episode 38: Susan Cloney, LPN, CADC, on her story of withdrawal from heroin addiction in a Connecticut prison, and the inadequacies of support for persons with addiction and brain disorders in the incarcerated population.
  • Episode 37: Susan Campbell, journalist, author, and Board Member of the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness, on the issues surrounding homeless persons in the US, many of whom suffer from mental health conditions.
  • Episode 36: Thomas Cordier, MA/LPC, Founder and Director of the New England Center for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), on the application of CBT in treatment of brain disorders, and his own approach of interpersonal CBT. Part II.
  • Episode 35: Thomas Cordier, MA/LPC, Founder and Director of the New England Center for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), on the application of CBT in treatment of brain disorders, and his own approach of interpersonal CBT. Part I.
  • Episode 34: Donna Zaharevitz, Judicial Liaison and Recovery Coach for the Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling, on her own issues with gambling addiction (ludomania) and the services that are available for people so affected.
  • Episode 33: Abbe Miller, MS, Director of the Master of Arts program in Art Therapy at Albertus Magnus College, on the use of art therapy techniques in helping those with the brain disorders called mental illness. Part II.
  • Episode 32: Abbe Miller, MS, Director of the Master of Arts program in Art Therapy at Albertus Magnus College, on the use of art therapy techniques in helping those with the brain disorders called mental illness. Part I.
  • Episode 31: Richard Shulman PhD, founder of Volunteers in Psychotherapy, on his novel organization in which people receive private psychotherapy in exchange for volunteer work in the community. Part II.
  • Episode 30: Richard Shulman PhD, founder of Volunteers in Psychotherapy, on his novel organization in which people receive private psychotherapy in exchange for volunteer work in the community. Part I.
  • Episode 29: Michele Waldner, Director of New Horizons Domestic Violence Services, on the handling of mental health issues in victims of domestic violence.
  • Episode 28: Randye Kaye, author of  “Ben Behind HIs Voices: One Family’s Journey from the Chaos of Schizophrenia to Hope”, on the impact of her son’s schizophrenia diagnosis on her family, and how they’ve adapted to it. Part II.
  • Episode 27: Randye Kaye, author of  “Ben Behind HIs Voices: One Family’s Journey from the Chaos of Schizophrenia to Hope”, on the impact of her son’s schizophrenia diagnosis on her family, and how they’ve adapted to it. Part I.
  • Episode 26: Agneta Borstein, astrologer and shamanic practitioner, on the application of her skills in helping people with mental health issues.
  • Episode 25: Hilary Jamron, author of “Surrealistic Trials: Surviving My Life After Death”, on life after a near-fatal drug overdose, cancer, and her experience working in the field of mental health.
  • Episode 24: Don deGraffenreid, LSCW on EMDR, an eye movement-based therapy.
  • Episode 23: Stewart Pearce, author of “The Alchemy of Voice,” on his enlightened view of brain (mental) disorders, and his encounter with angelic beings.
  • Episode 22: Alissa Wurtzel, LCSW, on the three questions you can ask someone who may be considering suicide.
  • Episode 21: Ronna Keil, Director of Recovery Community Affairs for DMHAS, on instituting Hearing Voices support groups in CT.
  • Episode 20: don Oscar Miro-Quesada, co-author of “Lessons in Courage: Peruvian Shamanic Wisdom for Everyday Life”, on the creation of his Pachakuti Mesa method of healing, Part II.
  • Episode 19: don Oscar Miro-Quesada, co-author of “Lessons in Courage: Peruvian Shamanic Wisdom for Everyday Life”,  on the creation of his Pachakuti Mesa method of healing, Part I.
  • Episode 18: content unavailable.
  • Episode 17: Patty Burke of Gilead Community Services, on her work with this non-profit organization that serves people with brain disorders in CT.
  • Episode 16: Audrey Bennett, LCSW, LACD, on the use of herbs, symbols, and energy modalities in her therapy work. Part II.
  • Episode 15: Audrey Bennett, LCSW, LACD, on the use of herbs, symbols, and energy modalities in her therapy work, Part I.
  • Episode 14: Bob Vinci, on his decades-long experience with meditation as a renewing and healing exercise.
  • Episode 13: Alan Rosenthal on his story of adapting to bipolar disorder.
  • Episode 12: Diane Donato, Holistic Image Consultant, Reiki master, and author, on the importance of your self-expression and how it can be used to your advantage.
  • Episode 11: Susan Nathiel, PhD., author of two books about children who had parents with brain (mental) disorders.
  • Episode 10: Interview with Mike Robinson, PhD., on his lab work at Wesleyan University on the basic science of addiction. Part II.
  • Episode 9: Interview with Mike Robinson, PhD., on his lab work at Wesleyan University on the basic science of addiction. Part I.
  • Episode 8: Amy O’Rourke, Reiki master and music & sound practitioner, on the use of sound in treating patients in psychiatric facilities, Part II.
  • Episode 7: Amy O’Rourke, Reiki master and music & sound practitioner, on the use of sound in treating patients in psychiatric facilities, Part I.
  • Episode 6: Dr. Stephen Greenberg, on his experience as an acupuncturist treating brain (mental) disorders and addiction.
  • Episode 5: Gregory Field, PhD., Psychotherapist, on the use of psychodynamic therapy in depression and other disorders.
  • Episode 4: Beth Lapin, LCSW, on the process of ecotherapy and its benefits in treating brain (mental) disorders.
  • Episode 3: Becca Atkins, on her work as Director of Artreach, a performance art program for those with brain (mental) disorders.
  • Episode 2: Diane Esposito, on EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) as a treatment modality.
  • Episode 1 (Inaugural): Rev. Julia Burkey, on aspects of how spiritual leaders approach those who suffer from brain (mental) illness.

 

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