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  • Spiritual Counseling

    in Spirituality

    To discuss relationship, social and spiritual topics in a open forum

  • 01:30

    Lucky Mojo Hoodoo Rootwork Hour: Caregivers and Hoodoo w/ Miss Aida 1/24/16

    in Spirituality

    The Lucky Mojo Hoodoo Rootwork Hour is a real, live call-in show where the general public gets a chance to ask about actual problems with love, career, and spiritual protection, and we recommend and fully describe hoodoo rootwork spells to address, ameliorate, and remediate their issues. We begin this show with a Discussion Panel focussed on the topic of Caregivers and Hoodoo. You will learn a lot just by listening -- but if you sign up at the Lucky Mojo Forum and call in and your call is selected, you will get a free consultation from three of the finest workers in the field, cat yronwode, ConjureMan Ali, and a special guest from AIRR, Miss Aida.

  • 00:29

    Support Systems for Sandwich Caregivers

    in Health

    eCareDiary will speak to Carole Brecht and Jan Steinle nee Reisman, Co-founders of the Sandwich Woman about the biggest gaps in support for caregivers and their involvement with social media to create resources.

  • 00:11

    Couples therapy: becoming parents to the new baby

    in Education

    Even the strongest relationships are strained during the transition to parenthood. Lack of sleep, never-ending housework and new fiscal concerns can lead to profound stress and a decline in marital satisfaction – all of which affect baby’s care. Not surprisingly, 69% of new parents experience conflict, disappointment and hurt feelings. Couples can learn how to prepare for life with their new baby and how to be the best parenting team possible by finding new ways to strengthen their relationship, and foster their baby’s development during this challenging time.


    In her English-speaking counseling practice in Milan, Italy, Karen Rigatti helps couples with relationship issues, parenting of a new baby and culture shock and other challenges faced by expats. As a certified professional counselor,she specializes in working with clients on stress management, anxiety, life transitions (marriage, divorce, new parenthood), work-related conflicts, couples therapy, and cross cultural issues. Her office is centrally located in the Bocconi University area, overlooking Parco Ravizza.


    Karen has made Milan her home since 2008. Originally from the US, she specializes in helping other English-speakers improve their quality of life through professional counseling.


    Originally from Arlington, Virginia, Karen graduated with a degree in Psychology from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She transferred to San Francisco and then London, before moving to Milan where she lives with her two daughters who were born here.


    Karen is a member of both the American Counseling Association and AssoCounseling in Italy, holding a Master’s degree in Counseling from the Centro Berne in Milan.


    The best way to connect with Karen is through her website www.KarenRigatti.com or by telephone 349 130 5648

  • 00:31

    Creating Support Teams to Assist Caregivers and their Families

    in Health

    eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Steven Warnock, Executive Director of Project-Compassion, an agency headquartered in Chapel Hill whose mission is to create community by organizing groups of volunteers to help those living with illness and their caregivers.

  • 00:24

    The Fears of Counseling

    in Self Help

    Many people need and want counseling, but not without a handful of fears.  Counseling can be a scary thing. It’s a huge step for people to step into a unfamiliar territory. Know this -- real people go to counseling.


    At some point in life one could say - I’m all messed up - in a sense. Many times the people who really have problems are the ones who don’t think they have any problems – and that’s a problem.


    Putting an end to the needless delay of counseling is key. So let’s address the pros and cons to counseling and how to get started.


    BONUS INTERVIEW:  Kenneth Lord of Disciples of the Christ


    MUSIC SPONOSOR:  TonyWHOA God Box

  • 01:58

    Corrections Counseling - Behavioral Management in Community Corrections

    in Training

    Brought to you by The American Public Safety Training Institute (TAPSTI) www.tapsti.org, this 2 hour session will be reviewing the effectiveness of community-based supervision. Today we have drug courts, gun courts, domestic violence courts, mental health courts, boot camps, intensive supervision, residential treatment, and so on. We really do not have enough research on how effective the supervision is of offenders under different programs. Using Albert Robert's work entitled "Correctional Counseling and Treatment" we will take a look at existing literature on programs and supervision, we will identify different theoretical frameworks for new models for offender supervision, and describe a model of behavioral management for offenderscorrectional counseling and rehabilitation within the prison system that uses engagement, early change, sustained change, and reinforcers over a period of 18 months to give us the end result we hope will be realized - an offender who will not reoffend. 

  • 01:00

    An Overview of Dementia and Five Important Care Tips for Caregivers.

    in Caregiving

    I have spent many years assisting hundreds of caregivers very much like you.  Caregivers, both professional and family members, frequently ask for the “right way” to respond to the many challenges they encounter.  While there is no one-size-fits-all magic formula, there are tried and true proven techniques to help guide you. This show we will be talking with caregivers who are living and caring for those with dementia, and we will be sharing with our listening audience five things to keep in mind when you are a caregiver for anyone with any cause of dementia.


    Learning and utilizing these five care approach techniques WILL empower you and make your situation more manageable.


    We want you to be our guest on Live With the Dementia Whisperer. Be sure and listen live, call in and share your dementia care journey sucesses and challenges with us. The guest call in number is (929)477-1393 - we look forward to talking with you live!

  • 00:10

    Managing Holiday Stress by Managing Your Daily Habits

    in Education

    Here we go again...the holidays.  For some, it really is the most wonderful time of the year, but for many of us, it's more of a mixed bag: stress, added expenses, family (with all the good and bad), travel, illness, and yes, the food, fun and general festivities, too.  There's nothing new in being more frazzled at this time of year, but wouldn't it be nice to feel less frazzled?  Whatever your approach to self-care is throughout the rest of the year, the holiday season is when your daily and weekly routines - your habits - are more fragile than ever.  With all the additional demands on our time and the increased number of emotional stressors, we risk letting go of the very things that keep us on a more even keel, leaving us feeling overwhelmed, depleted and having a lot less fun than we'd like. By keeping a few guiding principles in mind, you can be more emotionally prepared to handle the stress of the holidays, and feel like your best self in the meantime.

  • 00:12

    Stress Management for Teenage Girls

    in Education

    Being a teenager today means having to handle more stress and pressure than most previous generations.  In a recent study, over 60% of teenage girls complained of feeling severely stressed.  Without the proper resources and emotional tools, young women can find themselves struggling in their daily lives.  By helping them identify the causes of their stress and learn effective ways to manage it, teens can significantly reduce the toll it takes on their emotional and physical health.


    Professional counselor Karen Rigatti discusses some frequently asked questions:


    What are the most common sources of stress for today's teen girls?


    What are some of the signs of being too stressed?


    What can parents do to help their teen if she is overly stressed?


    How can teens learn to manage and decrease their stress?


     

  • 00:14

    Convincing A Loved One To Get Counseling-Dr. Mark S. Komrad

    in Family

    When a loved  one needs mental health counseling, the hardest thing about it is getting them to show up for the sessions explained Dr. Mark Komrad, a psychiatrist and author, to Lon Dec. 7, 2015.  In this interview, Dr. Komrad shares a few tips how to do that from his popular book: “You Need Help: a step-by-step guide to convince a loved one to get counseling.”


    Contact: Mark Komrad M.D. 410-494-4411 mkomrad@aol.com www.youneedhelpbook.com


    Lon Woodbury 208-267-7717 lonwoodbury@gmail.com www.strugglingteens.com


     


    This is one of a series of short interviews about new developments in the network of private, parent-choice residential schools and programs helping struggling teens and young adults. The guests are innovative leaders in this network.  To hear other interviews in this series, click on "Follow" above, or click on  The Woodbury Report or www.strugglingteens.com