Mindset: The Guy Podcast Ronnie Fernandez, LCSW

Mindset: The Guy Podcast Ronnie Fernandez, LCSW

By Ronnie Fernandez, LCSW
Individual interviews of Men discussing some of their life's specific challenges telling us how they were able to overcome big, small, and everyday challenges. These challenges can often lead men into Anxiety or Depression.

My goal with this podcast is to help men better express their feelings and frustrations by listening to different men. Much too often men hold their feelings in and isolate themselves, drink too much, or show aggression. I hope you enjoy listening to these incredible men and their stories.

Ronnie Fernandez, LCSW
Therapy . . . but for GUYS
ronniefernandez.com
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Talk #7-Father-Con: The importance of a father in a child's life.

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Talk #11 Porn Addiction: The Addiction Nobody Wants to Talk About
Joshua Shea is the author of The Addiction Nobody Will Talk about: How I Let My Pornography Addiction Hurt People and Destroy Relationships and co-author of He’s a Porn Addict… Now What?. You can order Joshua's books on Amazon.com. Joshua Shea seemingly had it all. A loving wife, two children, and a supportive extended family. However, life as he knew it came to a screeching halt when he was arrested on a charge of underage pornography possession in 2014. Shea was convicted and served six months in jail in early 2016. Following his arrest, he sought help and treatment through intense one-on-one therapy, group therapy, and inpatient rehab facilities. You can find tools for recovery at Joshua's site recoveringpornaddict.com
40:58
January 13, 2020
Talk #10- Rotary Club: How Service Clubs can help men decrease loneliness.
Talk #10- Doug Baker, District Rotary Foundation Chair/ 2x District Governor Rotary club 520 https://www.rotary5280.org/Rotary International https://www.rotary.org/en Ronnie Fernandez, LCSW   Ronniefernandez.com https://ronniefernandez.com/ Instagram: Ronniefernandezlcsw   Owner of Ronnie Fernandez, LCSW Clinical therapist  Specialize in Men’s Anxiety and Depression  Provides induvial Therapy (In-person and Online) Guest Doug Baker, District Rotary Foundation Chair/ 2x District Governor Rotary club 520 https://www.rotary5280.org/Rotary International https://www.rotary.org/en
22:03
November 21, 2019
Talk #9- The "Coming out" Process: A process of understanding, accepting, and valuing sexual orientation/identity
Talk #9- Daniel G Lyman, LCSW, talks about his “coming out” process as a gay man. “Coming out” is a process of understanding, accepting, and valuing your sexual orientation/identity. It involves both exploring your identity and sharing your identity with others. Daniel also discusses his career expertise of helping people with anxiety, depression, and chronic pain to deal with the physical, emotional, and psychological factors associated with these obstacles. Daniel is a licensed psychotherapist and mental health coach, specializing in anxiety, depression, chronic pain (TMS, MBS, Central Sensitization, PPD, Amplified pain), sexuality and LGBTQ related issues. Based in Los Angeles, California, Daniel also offers Skype Coaching throughout the world. With thousands of hours of experience, and clients on 5 different continents, Daniel's training and experience can help you reach your goals, including reducing anxiety, overcoming depression, eliminating chronic pain, and much more.  This is an eye-opening discussion and I hope you learn a lot from it, like did.  https://www.danielglyman.com/ https//ronniefernandez.com
25:00
November 4, 2019
Talk #8-A Different Way: A journey out of poverty, unstable home, and gang influence
Talk #8 Mr. Richard Cooks, ACSW is a Mental Health Specialist at Starview Behavioral Health Group. Mr. Cooks discussed his challenges such as poverty, unstable home life, and growing up in a gang influenced community. Mr. Cooks also discussed his journey from the Long Beach/ Compton area to earning is MSW at the University of Southern California. I hope you are inspired by this discussion about overcoming hard circumstances and creating opportunities for growth.
19:08
October 22, 2019
Talk #7-Father-Con: The importance of a father in a child's life.
Patrick Erlandson: Director of Father-con Conference in the prevention of human trafficking.  Website: father-con.com https://www.facebook.com/FatherConference/ Father-con 2019 November 9, 2019 9:00 am to 3:00pm @Warren High School 8141 De Palma St. Downey, CA 90241 Father-Con is a call to fathers, future fathers and father figures - to celebrate the significance of being a father, recognize the consequences of failing to be the father our children and community need us to be, and become aware of the very real dangers of human trafficking and predators that take advantage of any vulnerability our children may have due to absent, disengaged or abusive fathers and father figures in the home.  Fathers are key to ending human trafficking - as fathers take to heart the awesome power they have to protect, to provide wise example, and to ensure each child is nourished by his love to form an identity that is impregnable to those who seek to exploit.  We have an annual conference/conversation to provide information and resources to help fathers rise to the challenges and find the greatest fulfillment in being dedicated dads.
26:34
October 18, 2019
Talk #6 - My Daughter's Keeper: A father’s journey to be a part of his daughter's life.
Talk #6 Mark Winkler, is the author of the book, My Daughter's Keeper. This book is Mark's true story of his journey as a father to strive against mounting odds to be present in his daughter’s life. The story reveals the complexities of parenting as Mark wrestles with his past to face self-imposed challenges in order to transition to an open-hearted and dutiful father.  It was great talking to Mark and having him share his story of transformation to the father and the man he is today. My Daughter's keeper can be found on Amazon https://www.amazon.com/My-Daughters-Keeper-Mark-Winkler/dp/173377243X Email: mark@markrwinkler.com Website: markrwinkler.com
30:24
September 9, 2019
Talk #5 - The Painful Recovery: A life long journey of healing from of broken neck
Talk #5 Nick Holt, LCSW’s areas of specialty include trauma, substance abuse, depression, suicide, and anxiety. He is a certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapist and Board-Certified Diplomate and enjoys helping clients through the journey of life. He has written for HuffPost and Vox Media and has been featured in Livestrong.com. In this Podcast, Nick opens up about breaking his neck as a teenager and his painful recovery. It was such an honor to have Nick share his story and display his emotional vulnerability during this podcast. He is an example of how men can communicate traumatic experiences and continue a life long journey of healing. Nickholt.com 3 Quick Ways to Improve Your Mood What to do with Worry Mental Health: Part of a Balanced Lifestyle What Neil deGrasse Tyson Can Teach You About Mental Health 4 Lessons Homeless Veterans Have Taught Me
38:42
August 28, 2019
Talk #4 - The Heart Transplant: Navigating the healthcare system, going with your gut and the importance of relationships.
Ronnie Fernandez, LCSW / Clinical Therapist Therapy . . . but for GUYS ronniefernandez.com Talk #4- John Lemucchi has been married for 37 years and is a father of three and a grandfather. At a routine physical, he was told that he was having a heart attack and needed to go to the nearest hospital. From that point on, John’s life changed. In this talk, John talks about navigating through the healthcare system, going with his gut feelings and the importance of relationships. Please listen, especially, if you had a life-changing event, feeling that you may be a burden to others and feelings of guilt. 
42:36
August 20, 2019
Talk #3 - An Early Start: Journey from a young father to a successful business owner
Ronnie Fernandez, LCSW / Clinical Therapist Therapy . . . but for GUYS ronniefernandez.com Talk #3- Mayor Rick Rodriguez is the current Mayor of the City of Downey, CA. In this talk, Rick discusses his journey from becoming a young father to a business owner. He and his wife, Lupe, have seven children and they started two companies together.  He is the President, CEO, of RMI International, Inc., an international security company, and is also the Founder, CEO, of Living Tree Foundation that assists returning combat veterans.  Take time to listen to some inspiring words of hard work, a focused mindset, and faith.  
23:20
August 12, 2019
Talk #2 - A Baseball Journey: Alcohol, drugs and recovery
Talk #2 Mr. Darrell Jackson is a former professional baseball player that grew up in Compton, CA. He then went on to Arizona St. and then played baseball professionally for the Minnesota twins. Darrell is the Founder/President of 10-20 Club, Inc., in Downey, CA. The 10-20 Club, Inc., has provided support to thousands of youth throughout Los Angeles County and Orange County. It provides services to teens in support of local school districts, juvenile courts and juvenile probation by providing drug and alcohol interventions, anger management and community services and parenting classes. In this Podcast Talk, Mr. Jackson talks about his baseball journey, his struggle with drugs and alcohol, and how he was able to find recovery, making him the man he is today. I hope you enjoy this talk as much as I did.  http://1020clubinc.org/ 
29:15
August 6, 2019
Talk #1 - The Plane Crash: Dealing with a family tragedy
Ronnie Fernandez, LCSW / Clinical Therapist Therapy . . . but for GUYS ronniefernandez.com In Talk #1, Dn. Mario A. Guerra talks about death and loss of family.  He discusses how he was able to deal with these situations through faith, and support from his wife Ann, and the power of forgiveness.  Mario A. Guerra was the Mayor of the city of Downey, CA,  from 2006-2014.  He is a Catholic clergy, business owner, Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the U.S. Army, and Author of the book Embracing Change: An Immigrant Saga.  Dn. Mario and his wife Ann live in Downey, where they raised their five children and now have three grandchildren. You can learn more about him at www.marioaguerra.com.
23:58
July 26, 2019