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Spiraling

By Jason Hollen
Jason Hollen, a young, successful business man who has battled addiction, alcoholism and survived Cancer tells his story. How did he make it? Why? What is he doing now to help other people? Listen and find out.

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26. Smitha Gunturi. A Woman's Fight For Survival.
This week on the Spiraling Podcast, we are joined by Smitha Gunturi. This episode is an emotional roller coaster. For the first time ever, Smitha speaks out her story on the air.  Sexually abused as a child, her parents didn't believe her. She attempts to find comfort with a man that will protect her, however the man sworn to protect her is not as kind as he seems. Smitha tells her story of escaping a controlling, abusive and dangerous relationship. Listen as she tells of how she comes to America, hoping for a better life, only to be followed by the man who abused her. This is a story of love, sacrifice, control and endurance. How this woman has so much mental fortitude or how she was able to make it through these trials, I have no idea. What I do know, is she is an inspiration to little girls across the world and all of those who hope for a better life. You have the strength within you to do anything you want. The first step is always the hardest, but you can do it. 
1:08:09
January 25, 2021
25. Gordon Corsetti l Eliminating The Word "Should"
Gordon Corsetti is a public speaker, referee, nerd and a depressive; who has developed workshops with the goal of helping people learn about how and why they think. He demonstrates techniques that they can use to de-stress, quiet the mind and better manage their daily lives. He is the founder of mentallyagile.com.  P.S. Gordon likes vests, also semicolons. Respect. 
59:40
January 18, 2021
24. Covid-19 Effects Beyond The Virus. Harold Boggs Joins To Discuss
In this episode, your favorite guest and licensed counselor, Harold Boggs joins the show to discuss Covid-19. But we aren't just talking about the virus itself, we are talking about effects beyond the virus. We talk mental health, cancer, and even breathing techniques. This episode is built to help equip you with the strains of 2020 and the virus that changed life as we know it. 
1:30:09
January 11, 2021
23. Covid-19 A Podcast Panel Discussion with Spiraling Ministries
On this episode of the Spiraling Podcast, the Board of Directors for Spiraling Ministries come together for a panel discussion regarding Covid-19. As we wrap up 2020 and look to 2021, the panel discusses the affects Covid-19 has brought other than the virus itself. We discuss its affects on mental health, child abuse cases, and personal struggles with the virus and how it has affected our lives. This is a good one.  
1:14:46
January 4, 2021
22. Anne Livingston - Spiritual Awakening
Anne Livingston is a published author and spiritual mentor. She just recently ended a three-year nomadic journey, lively solely based on her intuition. She teaches others how to embody their power and light. Her passion is in teaching others how to live an authentic, soul-aligned life. She also mentors those who are committed to speaking their truth while sharing their story with the world. 
37:30
December 21, 2020
21. Darren Sapp - Author, Husband, Father.
Darren is a U.S. Navy flight deck veteran, graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary, and holds a Masters of History from Southwestern A/G University. Darren writes inspiring stories of courageous characters. His passion to see orphans cared for, protected, and in many cases adopted, joyfully takes up much of his spare time. He is co-founder of an orphan ministry in Ghana, West Africa. Darren earned a black belt in Shurite Karate and teaches anti-abduction techniques to women and children around the world. He is married to Holly and they somehow survive raising their five children. This episode is a banger!  Enjoy!  Darren Sapp on Amazon, a list to find his amazing books!  https://www.amazon.com/Darren-Sapp/e/B00PTN10XO%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share
46:03
December 7, 2020
20. Reid Messerschmidt - How I Quit Cold Turkey!
Welcome, welcome, welcome to a brand new episode of the Spiraling Podcast. Today we have a brand new guest, someone that neither myself nor Jason has met, Reid Messerschmidt. Reid is the host of the scripted "Irrationally Exuberant" podcast. His podcast is available where all podcasts can be heard, be sure to check it out! Reid is a loving husband, father or two and an alcoholic. He comes on the show to share his story of addiction and redemption. Reid even tells the story of how he was able to quit COLD-TURKEY! Jackson was particularly amazed by this one. Chelsea and Reid also share stories of how AA has helped friends and family members everywhere. This is a good one. Buckle up. 
46:20
November 9, 2020
19. Sonny McClamrock talks Sexual Addiction. Part 2.
In today's episode, Sonny comes back for an epic part two of his story. He details his battle with Sexual Addiction, how it impacted him on the job, where it started and what he is doing now to help educate others and help them with their own battles. It's a good one. 
46:52
October 26, 2020
18. Police Officer Sonny McClamrock is BACK
Welcome, welcome, welcome to a brand new episode of the Spiraling Podcast. Sonny McClamrock rejoins the show to share a detailed history of his career as a Houston police officer. He tells us about his training and how that impacted him on calls and even gives his account of the call that introduced him to Jason. We got some good moments in this one. Part 1/2. The second part will air next week when Sonny talks about his struggles with Sexual Addiction. 
36:08
October 19, 2020
17. Evan Underwood Tells His Story!
Welcome, welcome, welcome to another episode of the Spiraling Podcast. Our guest, Evan Underwood shares an emotional story during this episode. Get your tissues ready, we had to take a break in the middle of the podcast. Evan is an accomplished student and stand-out employee, enjoy this down to earth episode of Spiraling. 
38:09
October 12, 2020
14. Sonny McClamrock Joins The Show
Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255 Welcome, welcome, welcome back to a  brand new episode of Spiraling. In this episode we talk with Sonny McClamrock, a man who spent 15 years as  a Houston Police Officer. He comes  from a small town and  is the first person in his  family to go to college. He talks about his training, how humanity affected his life as a police officer and gives some insight into his life after hanging up the badge. 
50:06
September 15, 2020
13. Sexual Addiction
In this episode we are once again joined by Chelsea Cashiola, after her riveting story, she provides a unique perspective in today's episode on......sexual addiction. 
41:12
July 13, 2020
12. Chelsea Cashiola Joins The Show
In this episode we are joined by Jason's long-time friend, Chelsea Cashiola. As a recovering addict she provides a unique perspective and powerful story of redemption from a life of trials and tribulations. From overcoming her own demons, to living through the life as a spouse of someone with their own battles. Get your tissues ready for this one, it's a good episode. 
58:48
July 6, 2020
11 Harold Boggs is Back!
In today's episode of the Spiraling Podcast, our most popular guest Harold Boggs joins the show to recap addiction, mental health and talk about how Covid-19 has affected the world of counseling. 
1:01:33
June 29, 2020
10. Rich Rosing Joins The Podcast!
We are back with a brand new episode! Joining us today is long-time professor at Houston Community College, Rich Rosing who just so happens to be an expert in the field of addiction. 
47:40
June 23, 2020
9. Jackson gets Interviewed!
In this episode of the podcast, It's Jackson's turn to be interviewed. He discusses how he met Jason, and why he wanted to join Spiraling MInistries. 
23:06
May 19, 2020
8. Kristyn Hollen Joins The Show!
Today we have a very special guest. Kristyn Hollen, wife to Jason, mother of two and an owner of several businesses joins the show. She talks about her relationship with Jason, her trials and tribulations and how God kept her strong through it all. 
47:05
May 4, 2020
5. Harold Boggs Pt.2
In this episode, Jason and Jackson continue their interview with licensed therapist and Jason's sponsor, Harold Boggs. This episode gets deep, we talk suicide prevention and Jason tells some personal stories. Grab your tissues, might shed a tear. Support Our Podcast Here: https://anchor.fm/jason-hollen5/support 
42:07
April 9, 2020
7. Michael Perron Joins The Show!
In this episode of the Spiraling Podcast, Michael Perron, the Minister of Life Recovery at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, TX joins the show. He shares his incredible story to redemption and offers some advice with how to cope during these troubling times.  Prestonwood Bookstore:    http://www.prestonwoodbookstore.com Prestonwood Baptist Church: http://www.prestonwood.org/home Support The Podcast! Support our Podcast here: anchor.fm/jason-hollen5/support
28:28
April 6, 2020
6. Covid-19 and the impact on Mental Health.
In this episode the guys discuss the Coronavirus which has become a global pandemic. They offer their opinions on the impact the virus has had on mental health as well as give some tips from the CDC to cope with the stress of the outbreak. 
45:29
March 30, 2020
4. Our First Guest! Harold Boggs. PART 1
In this episode, the guys are joined by Harold Boggs. He is a licensed therapist at the Houston Center for Christian Counseling and also Jason's Sponsor. He comes on the show and gives expert advice on addiction, mental health and suicide prevention. He also shares some stories of his and Jason's friendship. Support Our Podcast Here: https://anchor.fm/jason-hollen5/support
46:34
February 24, 2020
3. Mental Health in the Bible
In this episode, Jason and Jackson discuss Mental Health and if it is mentioned in the Bible. Turns out, YES! It is mentioned, however briefly and the guys discuss how prevalent churches talk about mental heatlh. Support Our Podcast Here: https://anchor.fm/jason-hollen5/support
35:52
February 18, 2020
2. The Dreaded "C" Word
In this episode, Jason talks about his struggles with cancer. From the hospital visit where he learned something was very wrong, to the clear scans and full remission reports. This one is powerful. Support Our Podcast Here: https://anchor.fm/jason-hollen5/support
46:49
February 18, 2020
1. The Hollen Foundation
Welcome to the Spiraling Podcast! Today we go over what exactly the Hollen Foundation is and give a little insight into the man behind it all, Jason Hollen.  Support our Podcast here: https://anchor.fm/jason-hollen5/support 
41:32
February 10, 2020