On today's show, we welcome back Dr. Danica Harris, Professor and Therapist in Dallas, TX who co-owns Empowered Healing Dallas, a private practice where she provides trauma-informed therapy using an interpersonal and attachment based approach. Join Lucia and Dr. Danica for a real and honest conversation about how COVID-19 is effecting us emotionally and mentally. They share their own thoughts and experiences, and what they are personally doing to adjust. Lucia and Dr. Danica also talk about what you might be experiencing, and offer some solutions of what we can do to cope through crisis as our lives might look and feel vastly different now as we go through this worldwide health pandemic together. We will rise and comeback through this together!
We’d like to take a moment to recognize these unprecedented times we are living through. We want you to know all of us here at WellSeekers are here for you in your well-being journey. You are not alone. We’d also like to thank all of you who have reached out to us asking to learn more about the 5 day course to help you through this time of crisis.
Coping Through Crisis: A 5 Day Course to Optimal Mental & Emotional Health provides a guide to the skills and support for optimal mental and emotional health during a life crisis. Through videos, at-home activities and additional resources you will gain the keys to learning to cope and comeback to optimal mental and emotional health regardless of what you are facing. Join Professors and Therapists, Dr. Danica Harris and Lucia Nazzaro, LCSW, as they walk with you through this time to help you cope, heal and rise in the face of uncertainty. We hope you find this course valuable as it was created just for you.
On today's show, Lucia welcomes back guest Pete Perrotta, MS, LPC, LADC, as we talk about depression and anxiety in men, the signs and symptoms some of which might not be so obvious, how it might look different in men versus women, and ways to help our male loved ones filled with love, understanding, compassion and kindness.
So join the conversation now as we dive into the stories and solutions to help you and our loved ones rise and come back from anxiety and depression!
There’s something happening with the state of mental health in young adults and millennials and it’s not exactly headed in a positive direction. Depression and “deaths of despair” are on the rise across the nation and many millennials have reported feelings of loneliness, stress around money, and workplace burnout.
On todays show, Lucia is joined by special guest Sara Kuburic, “The Millennial Therapist” and Canadian Certified Counsellor (C.C.C.), as we dive into the state of mental wellness in the young adult millennial population, unique challenges and pressures facing millennials today, and we’ll also talk solutions and how we can help this generation deal with depression and anxiety. So join the conversation now as we dive into the stories and solutions to help you rise and come back from anxiety and depression!
According to a study on brain behavior and immunity, a diet rich in processed foods can affect you not only physically, but can have side affects on mental health and wellbeing. What we put in your bodies can contribute to depression and anxiety, and effect our mood. Why? On today show we will find out!
Join Lucia and her guest Lindsey Smith, (aka the Food Mood Girl,) as they talk about the importance and connection between food and mood. Lindsey is a nationally recognized author, certified holistic health coach, speaker, and blogger. Join the conversation as we talk about why gut health is so important for our minds and moods, the science behind it, and some delicious recipes you can take with you that can reduce anxiety and stress, and feel better to live brightly and well!
There comes times in every long term relationships where the romantic flames can feel like it’s been brighter; where your relationship can feel stuck, stale and stagnant. Not to worry. We’re here to help!
On today’s show, Lucia is joined by special guest Dr. Chelsea Page, a sex therapist, licensed professional counselor and registered psychotherapist, as we help you with relationship stagnation. We’ll talk about how to identify the signs of stagnation, creative and different ideas you can do, and why these ideas and being intentional in your mindset can work for you in re-igniting that flame in your romance!
On today’s show, Pete Perrotta, Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LADC joins Lucia at Night to talk about ways to approach this Holiday season in a more connected and loving way, and the meaning of family. Also joining in studio are friends Sarah and Krista where we talk nicknames, favorite holiday music and movies, cookies, and so much more!
So watch and listen to today’s show and de-stress from your day, and form stronger relationships with the people, places and things that you love; all in an informative, fun and intimate conversation. A treat and retreat for your day, Lucia at Night is going to help close the door on your day and light up your night.
When the Holidays Hurt: How to Handle Stress, Anxiety & Give Yourself Permission to Enjoy the Season
The holiday season is suppose to be one that reminds us to stop and let in the peace, joy and love that surrounds us daily. In reality, over 80% of people in a recent survey reported feeling stress and anxiety around the holidays. So what if this this time of holiday bliss, really brings up hurts from the past, family dysfunction and a list a mile long to accomplish? How can we enjoy our holidays and rise and comeback to the place of joy we crave in spite of what transpires around us or creep sin from our past?
On this episode Lucia is joined by Dr. Danica Harris to talk about ways to enjoy your holiday season and diminish stress and anxiety in real and practical ways.
Join Lucia and Danica as they kick off our 6 part series to help guide you and stand by your side this holiday season!
For more on Danica follow her at @theempoweredtherapist on Instagram and on her site: https://empoweredhealingdallas.com
According to the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Eating disorders in young men and women are on the rise (Source). In the United States alone, as many as 10% of females are reported to suffer from a clinical eating disorder. When you consider non-reports, males and eating related issues like binge eating, the number can be much more significant. So how do we know if our child is struggling with an eating related issues? How do we talk to them and how do we find help?
On today's show, Michelle Felton, LMHC, CEDS, is back. Michelle is the Clinical Director of Laurel Hill in Medford, MA and has her own private practice as well. Join Lucia and Michelle as they talk about eating disorders, how they present in kids and how today's current landscape contributes to the issue. They also will talk about signs, symptoms and hope for those struggling.
Men, adolescents, athletes and so many other populations are never considered to struggle with eating related issues, but the facts are - THEY DO! So what does it look like when different populations have eating related issues and how can we help?
On today's show Lucia and guest Michelle Felton, LMHC, CEDS joins us to talk about athletes and other populations who may be struggling, how we can help and the hope that exists.
If you or anyone you know struggles with body image, eating related issues, or an eating disorder we encourage you to listen and to share today's show.