Mental Health - Let's Talk About it! is hosted by Charlene Pickrem the owner of Pick Empowerment on CIOE 97.5 FM. The objective of the show is to have various guests from all walks of life/jobs share their awareness and perspectives on Mental Health and Mental Illness to empower other with potential strategies to look after self. Join us you never know what you are going to learn. Be well!
Rachael joins me on Mental Health-Let's Talk About it! to discuss how working with horses and a facilitator can assist individuals with various challenges. Horses are extremely sensitive to an individuals emotional presence you can't fool them. Be empowered!
Georgina (Fraudcents) and Jenny (VON) join me to discuss the mental health impacts of fraud on our aging population and their families. How can we protect our loved ones and community members from elder abuse? This is a very important topic that we can not ignore! Be empowered!
Listen to Peter share the importance of living life - try a new form of exercise, be with the one's you love, enjoy a good meal, help others and sleep. Try to catch a leaf and laugh! Operational Stress and Post Traumatic Stress Disorders can negatively impact ones life, learning strategies to move forward is important, you can overcome your challenges. Be empowered!
Dr. Allan Abbass, joins me to discuss how the Centre for Emotions and Health at Dalhousie University utilizes Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy to assist individuals overcome emotional blockages.
Steve joins me to share his story of trauma and resiliency. Six years sober and choosing to put as much time and energy into his recovery as he did his addiction. Steve discusses the challenges of overcoming one's past and the roadblocks he is encountering.
Rick joins me to discuss Mental Health First Aid and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training as proactive strategies to assist individuals identify mental health behaviors and interventions to safely de-esculate individuals in crisis.
DocChristine Sauer joins me to discuss her dark journey with Mental Illness and finding the light; the right combination of medication and healthy alternatives to thrive. Join us for this inspirational discussion and enhance your knowledge of others perspectives. Be well!
Nicole Clarke, Family Wellness Co-ordinator and Aaron Bailey, Youth and Community Outreach Co-ordinator join me to discuss the services provided by the Chebucto Family Centre to assist individuals, families and community identify challeneges and discover supports/strategies to maintain their Mental Health well being.
Jason joins me to discuss the Happy Community Project and the vision and action the residents of Sackville and Beaverbank have for their community. The Happy Community Project is an evidence based approach to improving our communities well being.
Lisa shares the challenges rural citizens have accessing Mental Health services, her own perspectives and experiences, wrap around services, teachers, proactive vs reactive interventions and more ......
Kim shares with us the process of becoming a Registered Counselling Therapist (RCT) and the services provided by a RCT. Kim was my therapist and she was essential to helping me recognize how my thinking was causing me anxiety and to accept my depression and need for medication.
Keith shares his own journey and how it spurred him on the start his own business. Zeek participated in programs offered by Keith and shares how it has changed his perspectives to one of a growth mindset.
Dr. Patricia Lingley-Pottie, President and CEO of the Stongest Families Institute, is also a scientist at the IWK Health Centre and Assistant Professor at Dalhousie University and Kati Lavigne, Vice President of Operations joins me to discuss their approach.