• 00:31

    LEGENDARY BOXING "MATCHMAKER" DEBUTS ON THE BODY POLITIC

    in Sports

    In the uber-competitive world of pro-boxing and mixed marshall arts, fighters only get to hone their gladiator skills and move up the ranks if a highly connected "matchmaker" gets them a legitimate bout.  Legendary  "matchmaking"  veteran, HERVI ESTRADA, has garnered over 30 years experience in the Boxing and MMA fight scenes and has put his special imprint on both sports.
    Acclaimed Journalist, Suzanne Marcus Fletcher, discusses the mysterious, behind-the-scenes aspects of what it truly takes to become a highly successful matchmaker with guest, ESTRADA. Together, they shine a light on the increasing participation of women in both MMA and boxing, and discuss why the world is fascinated with women gladiators overall. 
    Estrada makes each event a success, matching the best fights–––and working with promotion companies such as: Golden Boy Promotions, Top Rank Promotions, Thompson Promotions, Gary Shaw Promotions, Guilty Boxing, Goossen Tutor Promotions, and National Fight Alliance, to name a few.
    Watch for Fletchers' much anticipated second interview with Estrada.

  • 00:32

    ADDICTION: THE HOLDING CELL - A NEW MOVIE

    in Politics

    Suzanne Marcus Fletcher interviews Lisa Brandy Founder and Executive Director of Brandi's Wish Foundation, a Florida 501c3 created in loving memory of her 18 year old daughter, Brandi Shea Meshad, who died of accidental drug poisoning in March 2011. In Fletcher's on-going coverage of the scourge of addiction, she and her guest will be discussing Lisa Brandy's newly produced film (Directed by KT Curran), called "The Holding Cell."  The Holding Cell is a 35 minute film that’s creating a big buzz while debuting at film festivals across the country, which is based on true stories about real teenagers and the many factors that go into a teens' decision to begin abusing drugs and alcohol.  The film shows the progression of drug abuse and the devastating impact that addiction has on teen lives. Join us for the conversation at Noon PST Thursday November 6th, at 1:00 PM.

  • 00:31

    HEALING PTSD WITH EMDR

    in Health

    Suzanne Marcus Fletcher interviews Cynthia L. Divino on how a unique process known as EMDR (Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) is helping thousands of people heal from trauma, atttachment, and specifically PTSD.  They will be discussing what EMDR entails, and how it is used to remove, if not reduce significantly disturbing memories, nightmares, and trauma related triggers.  Join us for the conversation on 11/15/13 at 10:00 AM PST on the Body Politic Radio.
    Cynthia L. Divino, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and Executive Director of the Boulder Institute for Psychotherapy and Research. Dr. Divino is a former Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and the former assistant director of the Child and Family Treatment Center of Children's Hospital of San Francisco. She has worked with children, adolescents and adults who have experienced trauma and PTSD for 27 years. 
     

  • 00:31

    BINGE EATING DISORDER: HOW TO COPE AND HEAL

    in Politics

    In my new series on mental health disorders and addiction, the segments on Eating Disorders are proving to be among the most downloaded. Today we are covering Binge Eating Disorder with one of the nation’s leading experts and pioneers on this mental health issue, Amy Pershing.  Amy Pershing began her career treating the spectrum of eating and body image disorders at the Center for Eating Disorders in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in 1991. In 1993, she developed “Bodywise™,” a comprehensive treatment program to serve a growing population of clients coming to the center with binge eating disorder. Pershing became CED’s clinical director in 1998. In 2008, Pershing and Chevese Turner, CEO and founder of Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA), joined forces to found Pershing Turner Centers, an outpatient eating disorder treatment center, in Annapolis, Maryland.   Join us for the conversation and get the help you need.

  • 00:09

    SUICIDE: THE SILENT EPIDEMIC

    in Politics

    In this short news magazine, Journalist, Suzanne Marcus Fletcher touches on the growing epidemic of suicide as the phenomenon exceeds accidents and heart disease as the leading cause of death.  Fletcher brings a recent Newsweek and Daily Beast article called "The Suicide Epidemic," written by Senior Editor Tony Dekoupil, as the beginning of The Body Politic's look at mental health in America.

  • 00:31

    FAILURE IN REHABS: LEARN WHAT WORKS IN RECOVERY

    in Politics

    Robin Stuart is a 20-year licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and the developer and Director of CHI Recovery, an award winning, state-of-the-art addiction treatment program in Sonoma County, California.  Robin specializes not only in addiction and co-dependency, but works extensively with adolescents, adults abused as children, and is also a clinical expert in sexual abuse, physical and emotional trauma, PTSD, and domestic violence.  She has served as a clinical consultant and trainer for both private and corporate sectors, and as a guest lecturer at numerous universities throughout California. 


    CHI Recovery is a holistic, integrative and Evidenced-Based, Intensive Outpatient Program that rocks the status quo and transitions participants successfully towards lifelong emotional, physical spiritual health. Psychology Today named CHI Recovery “Best in Treatment” in America, in 2014. 


     

  • 00:31

    DEPRESSION AND ITS MANY FACES

    in Politics

    In her first series on mental health disorders, Journalist, Suzanne Marcus Fletcher, interviews noted Pyschotherapist, Diann Wingert of Southern California, on the many faces of Depression. Globally, 350 million suffer from Depression, a mental disorder that prevents people from functioning well, but the stigma that is often attached to it prevents many people from acknowledging it. Fewer than half the people with Depression receive the care they need. Fletcher will be discussing how Depression manifests in people’s lives, options for care, and how substance abuse ties-in to the disorder.  Join the conversation Saturday July 27th at 11:00 AM on The Body Politic on Blog Talk Radio.  
     

  • 00:31

    PTSD & ADDICTION

    in Health

    Friday on The Body Politic: Suzanne Marcus Fletcher interviews one of the nation’s leading authorities on PTSD, Diane Vchulek, MS, MA, LMHC, NCC, DAPA, BCETS PTSD – PTSD Coordinator, Director of Clinical Services, Twelve Oaks Recovery Center
    Diane specializes in helping people heal from stress reactions and responses associated with both civilian and military traumatic experiences. She has developed ASPIRE, a tract specifically for Twelve Oaks’ patients for the treatment of addiction and PTSD for military and civilians.  Diane has presented workshops nationally and internationally for the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) and the International society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD).  She has broad experience as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor spanning over 25 years.
     

  • 00:31

    DETOX PIONEER: HAL STECKER TALKS MICROSTIMULATION

    in Politics

    Suzanne Marcus Fletcher interviews Dr. Hal Stecker who spearheaded and pioneered a powerful detox device called microstimulation.  Microstimulation helps those addicted to opiates, pills and other narcotics, and also helps those suffering from mental health disorders at his groundbreaking dotox center called “Help Detox Me” in Newtown, Pennsylvania. Dr. Stecker is a licensed psychologist who has worked with adults and emotional issues, and supervised mental health professionals for the past 30 years.  Dr. Stecker can be reached at  215-436-9938.  If you google Help Detox Me, the entire summary of his practice will come up on Psychology Today.

  • 00:31

    FALLING IN LOVE THROUGH TECHNOLOGY

    in Politics

    Suzanne Marcus Fletcher interviews Lori Jean Glass.  Lori Jean is the Program Director at Five Sisters Ranch.  


    Five Sisters Ranch is a residential treatment center in Northern California for women that specializes in Relational Challenges – Love Addiction, Love Avoidance, Codependency, Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, and Attachment Disorder.  They can be reached at 707-776-0755 or at www.fivesistersranch.com 


    Five Sisters Ranch was founded on the vision of owner, Nancie Brown.  Through her recovery journey, she came to understand the importance of women helping women.


    Her passion is supporting women to find relational freedom. Lori Jean developed the curriculum that the clinicians use at Five Sisters Ranch.  She brings both her personal journey and her years of research into all her presentations.  She is current, passionate, and determined to demystify the complexities that are associated with Relational Challenges.

  • 00:32

    JUNGIAN PERSPECTIVE ON CONTEMPORARY ADDICTIONS & AFFLICTIONS

    in Politics

    Suzanne Marcus Fletcher interviews Dr. Sherry Salman, a Jungian psychoanalyst, teacher, and author. Her area of expertise is the creative imagination in contemporary culture and psychological life. Her recent work can be found in The Book of Symbols: Reflections on Archetypal Images, The Cambridge Companion to Jung, and her new book: Dreams of Totality: Where We Are When There’s Nothing at the Center. The Jungian Psychoanalytic Association is a non-profit educational community based in NY that promotes the contemporary understanding and applications of Jungian psychology in professional mental health fields, and in the public domain, and presents programs and events that bring Jungian ideas to the wider community. www.nyjung.org

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