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The Huddle

The Huddle

By Dr. Joel Ingersoll
Join The Huddle with Clinical Psychologist & Impact Performance Coach Dr. Joel Ingersoll & guests tackling high school & college student challenges, crushing mental health stigma, & delivering awesome career insights. Discover potential and tackle barriers to success each week with Dr. Joel!
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Emotional Intelligence: The Key Skills for Success
Dr. Joel & co-host Mia Fusillo dive into Emotional Intelligence skills, importance of prioritizing EI development as students and leaders, how to spot opportunities for development and risks of minimizing their importance.
June 26, 2020
Self-Esteem & Social Media Influence
Dr. Joel & co-host Mia Fusillo dig into self-esteem and highlight influencing factors, relationship with anxiety & depression, challenges of real self versus ideal self, and the risks of relying on social media for self-value.
June 18, 2020
Getting Back to Good Habits
Dr. Joel & co-host Mia Fusillo tackle the challenges of getting re-connected with good lifestyle habits, why it’s critical to start with simple steps now, understanding social anxiety, and defining closure in life experiences and relationships.
June 10, 2020
Mental Health Awareness: Helping friends with mental health challenges
Dr. Joel & Co-host Mia Fusillo tackle how to best help friends struggling with mental health challenges, when to set boundaries to avoid being held emotionally hostage, and differences between empathy versus sympathy.
June 4, 2020
Anxiety & Kids: Review of the movie “Angst”
Dr. Joel & co-host Mia Fusillo review the movie “Angst” & discuss important takeaway insights, tips, and resources for kids experiencing anxiety. The film helps to raise awareness about anxiety among adolescents and highlights stories from some amazing, resilient kids and families.
May 27, 2020
Tackling Anxiety: Types, challenges, & lifestyle tips
In this episode Dr. Joel & Mia discuss challenges of anxiety, identify different types, signs to get help, how anxiety is connected to depression, lifestyle tips, & what to look for in accessing mental health resources.
May 20, 2020
Getting to Therapy Part 2: The Ins & Outs of College Mental Health
Part 2 of 2: In this episode Dr. Joel & Mia discuss mental health stigma on college campuses, how to access therapy as a college student, trends of college mental health services, common student challenges, and advice on how to help friends on campus.
May 13, 2020
Getting to Therapy I: Tackling Stigma, Taking Steps to Going & Huge Benefits
Part 1 of 2: In this episode Dr. Joel & Mia tackle the stigma connected to mental health treatment, the real experience of therapy and reasons why people go, why people steer away from the topic of “suicide,” and the wide range of benefits to participating in therapy.
May 6, 2020
Making College Decisions Amid Coronavirus Concerns.
Co-host MIa Fusillo introduces 2 seniors from New Providence High School (Caroline Hall, Paige Spoerl) who announce their college choices. The students discuss reasons for choosing their colleges, challenges about making a college choice amid the coronavirus restrictions, expectations for a fall semester, tips for staying productive and focused, and the pros & cons of taking a GAP year.
April 27, 2020
Students Coping With Quarantine: Get After Your Mental Health
In this episode meet student intern & co-host Mia Fusillo. We take a deep dive into understanding students perspective on stressors, FOMO, online learning, tips for time management, prioritizing mental health, and developing career skills from home.
April 21, 2020
College Student Challenge #3: How to Build a College Success Team
Dr. Joel discusses the challenge for students to build a success team, identifies the critical skills kids need but are never formally taught or graded on, and the career risks to students if they neglect to develop them!
June 6, 2019
College Student Challenge #2: Failing first tests, papers and how to recover.
What happened to my kid who did well in high school? Why are they struggling in college? It’s more common than many people think! Join Dr. Joel highlighting the common challenge of academic struggle among college students, the psychological impact, and the key skill to recover! For more information check out:
May 23, 2019
College Student Challenge #1: When fantasy meets reality
Dr. Joel highlights 5 challenges to first year college students during a parent program. Tune in for Challenge #1 and learn tips on to recognize it and how to help! For more check out:
May 16, 2019
5 Parent Insights Into What High School Juniors & Seniors Are Asking About College
Dr. Joel responds to questions from high school juniors and seniors about college adjustment. Dr. Joel covers topics like taking a leave of absence, challenges of choosing the right major, how to maintain lifestyle balance, goal setting and more.
April 30, 2019
Help Your Kid On These 5 Unexpected Personal Tests!
Kids get tested in many academic areas. We often overlook skills that they are tested on BUT do not receive grades, especially when they transition from middle to high school, high school to college, or college to career. Join Dr. Joel as he highlights 5 areas and coaches parents on how to help!
February 19, 2019
5 Hidden Anxiety Signs You Are Seeing From Your High School Senior
Dr. Joel highlights for parents the 5 common, hidden signals of anxiety for college bound high school seniors. These occur especially this time of year when college choices are looming. Learn how to spot them and the importance of what lies behind these observations that usually make parents nuts!
February 11, 2019
Why Students Should Reduce Stress When Picking A College Major
Take the short Quiz! Join Dr. Joel and learn about how students can minimize anxiety and stress over picking a college major. Tips & insights for parents, high school and college students. Learn what happens when the fantasy about college life meets reality and the common challenges that occur.
January 29, 2019
How To CRUSH Reading Challenges In High School & College!
Dr. Joel interviews College Reading Specialist Susan Auger (MA) who provides awesome insight and tips on academic and reading resources on college campuses, common challenges for first year college students, how high school juniors and seniors can prep now for the reading demands in college, and how parents can create a “House Filled With Literacy” to help inspire their kids to read.
January 15, 2019
How To Recover From A Bad Semester!
Psychologist & Master Coach Dr. Joel Ingersoll talks challenges and success tips for responding to a bad semester. Learn key strategies to implement NOW, before next semester starts!
December 17, 2018