Insights, inspiration and creative conversations about mental health, education and parenting
December 17, 2020 | Episode 12, Season 1
with Cindy Lopez, Liza Bennigson and Mike Navarrete
This is a holiday season like no other. It can be hard to feel festive in the absence of friends and loved ones. As we all hunker down in our own homes, it may seem lonely or insular, but there are still so many ways to find (and share) holiday cheer!
December 9, 2020 | Episode 11, Season 1
with Jennifer Leydecker, LMFT
We are all feeling the strain of living, working and schooling under one roof. It is a challenging time for families – if there has ever been a need for compassion, it certainly is now. We sat down with Jennifer Leydecker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Clinical Program Manager at CHC, to get her expert advice on ways to reduce stress and add compassion to your family dynamic. Spoiler alert: take care of yourself first!
December 2, 2020 | Episode 10, Season 1
with Tony Cepeda, LMFT
While most young people have been spared from the severe physical effects of COVID-19, our children are reeling from the anxiety, fear and isolation the pandemic has caused. What are the best ways for you as a parent to support your child’s mental health? In this podcast, hear from Tony Cepeda, LMFT, who has over 30 years of experience helping families learn creative coping strategies to foster resilience and connectedness.
November 25, 2020 | Episode 9, Season 1
with Glen Elliott, PhD, MD
Distance learning is a challenge for us all, especially those with learning and attention issues. In this episode, we continue our conversation with CHC’s Chief Psychiatrist & Medical Director, Dr. Glen Elliott, and learn strategies to help kids with ADHD mitigate distractions and maximize the motivation to learn. Be sure to catch Part I of this episode if you haven’t already!
November 19, 2020 | Episode 8, Season 1
with Glen Elliott, PhD, MD
Distance learning is a challenge for us all, especially those with learning and attention issues. In this episode, CHC’s Chief Psychiatrist & Medical Director Dr. Glen Elliott discusses the ADHD brain through the lens of distance learning.
November 12, 2020 | Episode 7, Season 1
with Joan Baran, PhD
Parenting a teen is filled with challenges and joys. Right now it probably feels like you are experiencing most of the challenges. Tune in to hear this podcast with Dr. Joan Baran, Clinical Director at CHC on parenting with C.A.L.M. – an adaptable technique you can use today!
November 4, 2020 | Episode 6, Season 1
with Kendra Evans Fraka, MSW and Vibha Pathak, OTD, OTR/L
The ripple effect of kindness is really true. Host Cindy Lopez guides a discussion with Kendra Evans Fraka, MSW and Vibha Pathak, OTD, OTR/L about how noticing differences can help raise mindful, compassionate kids - and so much more.
October 20, 2020 | Episode 4, Season 1
with Liza Bennigson
On Part 2 of "I Will Get By," Liza Bennigson shares what she's learned about adult self-care, how to start difficult conversations with your kids and tips from CHC clinicians for hanging on during hopeless moments.
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