PS 034: Sexual Anorexia with Candice Christiansen (M.Ed., CMHC)

My guest on this episode of Psych Sessions is Candice Christiansen. Candice is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Certified Sex Addiction Therapist-Supervisor, Certified EMDR Trauma Therapist, and Certified Abel Assessor. She graduated from the University of Utah in 2002 with a Master’s of Education-Counseling Speciality. Her clinical background includes: working with sexual offenders in […]

PS 033: The Power of Play Therapy With Pam Dyson (MA, LPC-S, RPT-S)

My guest on this episode of Psych Sessions is Pam Dyson. Pam is a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor, Registered Play Therapist Supervisor, child development expert and parenting coach.  In addition to her private practice in Plano, Texas she provides consultation and supervision services and facilitates play therapy workshops at conferences throughout the US. She is the recipient […]

PS 032: Postpartum Depression with Jay Noricks (PhD)

In this episode, I discuss Postpartum Depression with Jay Noricks (PhD). Dr. Noricks received his doctorate at the University of Pennsylvania in Psychological Anthropology. He specializes in trauma therapy using an approach called Parts Psychology. Dr. Noricks explains that everybody has Parts. It’s in normal language as in “A part of me wants to leave him, but […]

PS 031: Borderline Personality Disorder With Daniel J. Fox (PhD)

During this session, I discuss BPD with Daniel J. Fox (PhD). Dr. Fox has been specializing in the treatment and assessment of individuals with personality disorders for over 15 years in the state and federal prison system, universities, and in private practice. He is a licensed psychologist in the state of Texas and has published several articles […]

PS 030: Brain Trauma, Concussions, & Sports Psychiatry With Lawrence Tucker (M.D.)

My guest on this episode of Psych Sessions is Lawrence Tucker (M.D.). Dr. Tucker is a Newport Beach Psychiatrist.  He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine. He has been involved in research involving traumatic brain injuries and Sports Psychiatry, and he is a distinguished member of […]

PS 029: Self-Injury With Lori Vann (MA, LPC-S)

In this episode of Psych Sessions, I discuss self-injury with Ms. Lori Vann, MA, LPC-S.  Lori is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor & media consultant.  Her area of expertise is self-injury, having worked with over 400 individuals and presented on the topic over 60 times. Self-injury is not just a rebellious teen girl issue. During the session, we discuss […]

PS 028: Bipolar Disorder in Young Adults with Melissa Deuter (MD)

In this episode of Psych Sessions, Melissa Deuter (MD) and I discuss Bipolar Disorder. Dr. Deuter is a board certified psychiatrist in San Antonio, Texas. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Arkansas and attended medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She completed psychiatry residency at the University of Texas Health […]

PS 027: Emotional Development in Students with Elizabeth Carr (MA, LPC, NCC)

In this episode of Psych Sessions, I talk with Elizabeth Carr (MA, LPC, NCC). Elizabeth is a Licensed Professional Counselor, specializing in positive social and emotional development interventions for varying student populations.  She holds a BA in Psychology from Purdue University and graduated with a Master’s Degree in Community Counseling from Argosy University in 2012. She […]

PS 026: Organizational Psychology & Multicultural Leadership with Christie Melonson (PhD)

In this episode of Psych Sessions, I speak with Christie Melonson (PhD) about organizational psychology and multicultural leadership. Dr. Melonson is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor, Psychotherapist, Professor, Organizational Leader, and Consultant in San Antonio, Texas. Her research background is in multicultural issues, primarily in leadership in behavioral health organizations. Therapists and leaders can increase their effectiveness in working […]

PS 025: Emotional Eating with Julie M. Simon (MA, MBA, LMFT)

In this episode of Psych Sessions, I discuss emotional eating with Julie M. Simon (MA, MBA, LMFT). Julie is a licensed psychotherapist with more than 25 years of experience in this area. During the episode, you’ll hear about some of the main causes of weight gain and how to know if you’re an emotional eater. You’ll also learn about the […]