Called to Flourish Podcast

Divine Mercy University

The Called to Flourish Podcast covers mental health topics through a Catholic Christian perspective to highlight human dignity and help achieve an integrated healing process of the heart, mind, and soul. It is hosted by Fr. Charles Sikorsky, LC, JD, JCL, President of Divine Mercy University (DMU), and Thomas Cronquist, Director of Institutional Advancement at DMU. Divine Mercy University is a graduate school of mental health and spiritual development that integrates Catholic Christian anthropology with the scientific understanding of the human person. DMU provides the following programs: ·Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) ·Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MSC) ·Online Master of Science in Psychology (MSP) ·Spiritual Direction Certificate Program (SDC) Learn more about Divine Mercy University: https://divinemercy.edu/ read less
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Season 2

Eating Disorders
Apr 5 2023
Eating Disorders
Called to Flourish Podcast Episode 23: Eating Disorders In this episode, Dr. Vivlecka explains what is an eating disorder, which are the more common ones, how to recognize them, and shares some tips to help someone suffering from them. Our guest for this podcast is Dr. Fredericka Vyvlecka our Program Director in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program. Dr. Vyvlecka specializes in working with addiction, trauma, eating disorders, spirituality, communication training, and counselor training. She has worked as a Licensed Professional Counselor for the state of Texas since 2006; and as Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor since 2013. Read his full bio: https://divinemercy.edu/faculty/fredericka-vyvlecka-ph-d-lpc-s/ The Called to Flourish Podcast covers mental health topics through a Catholic Christian perspective to highlight human dignity and help achieve an integrated healing process of the heart, mind, and soul. It is hosted by Fr. Charles Sikorski, LC, JD, JCL, president of Divine Mercy University (DMU), and Thomas Cronquist, Director of Institutional Advancement at DMU. The Podcast is available for download in mp3 format at: https://calledtoflourishpodcast.libsyn.com/ The Podcast is also available on YouTube: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-PINejUC-gB9F25bHFpFLk7Je2pvZDzd Divine Mercy University is a graduate school of mental health and spiritual development that integrates Catholic Christian anthropology with the scientific understanding of the human person. DMU provides the following programs: Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology, Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Master of Science in Psychology, and Spiritual Direction Certificate. Learn more about Divine Mercy University: https://divinemercy.edu/?frm=DMUYOUTUBE For more information on our programs visit us at: https://enroll.divinemercy.edu/?frm=DMUYOUTUBE
Addictions and Substance Abuse
Jun 6 2023
Addictions and Substance Abuse
Called to Flourish Podcast Episode 24: Addictions and Substance Abuse In this episode, Dr. Vivlecka shares some of her experience as an addictions counselor, tips and advice for family and friends of persons who suffer from this problem, and ways to identify it. Our guest for this podcast is Dr. Fredericka Vyvlecka our Program Director in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program. Dr. Vyvlecka specializes in working with addiction, trauma, eating disorders, spirituality, communication training, and counselor training. She has worked as a Licensed Professional Counselor for the state of Texas since 2006; and as Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor since 2013. Read her full bio: https://divinemercy.edu/faculty/fredericka-vyvlecka-ph-d-lpc-s/ The Called to Flourish Podcast covers mental health topics through a Catholic Christian perspective to highlight human dignity and help achieve an integrated healing process of the heart, mind, and soul. It is hosted by Fr. Charles Sikorski, LC, JD, JCL, president of Divine Mercy University (DMU), and Thomas Cronquist, Director of Institutional Advancement at DMU. The Podcast is available for download in mp3 format at: https://calledtoflourishpodcast.libsyn.com/ The Podcast is also available on YouTube: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-PINejUC-gB9F25bHFpFLk7Je2pvZDzd Divine Mercy University is a graduate school of mental health and spiritual development that integrates Catholic Christian anthropology with the scientific understanding of the human person. DMU provides the following programs: Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology, Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Master of Science in Psychology, and Spiritual Direction Certificate. Learn more about Divine Mercy University: https://divinemercy.edu/?frm=DMUYOUTUBE For more information on our programs visit us at: https://enroll.divinemercy.edu/?frm=DMUYOUTUBE
Psychological Challenges for First Responders - Part 1
Sep 9 2023
Psychological Challenges for First Responders - Part 1
Called to Flourish Podcast Episode 25: Psychological Challenges for First Responders - Part 1 In this episode, George Forsythe shares his experience as an undercover cop and what led him to become a counselor and specialize in attending first responders. Our guest for this podcast is George Forsythe. He is a counselor who primarily works with policemen, firefighters, dispatchers, correctional officers, rescue workers, paramedics, and all types of emergency attendants. George is a DMU alumnus from the counseling program, a retired cop, and recently a published author. He can be reached through his website or email: https://www.driftwoodmentalhealththerapy.com driftwoodpsychotherapy@gmail.com His book can be purchased on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CHL1C915?ref_=cm_sw_r_cp_ud_dp_CCWKXRAG8G26P4MRZKB8 The Called to Flourish Podcast covers mental health topics through a Catholic Christian perspective to highlight human dignity and help achieve an integrated healing process of the heart, mind, and soul. It is hosted by Fr. Charles Sikorski, LC, JD, JCL, president of Divine Mercy University (DMU), and Thomas Cronquist, Director of Institutional Advancement at DMU. The Podcast is available for download in mp3 format at: https://calledtoflourishpodcast.libsyn.com/ The Podcast is also available on YouTube: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-PINejUC-gB9F25bHFpFLk7Je2pvZDzd Divine Mercy University is a graduate school of mental health and spiritual development that integrates Catholic Christian anthropology with the scientific understanding of the human person. DMU provides the following programs: Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology, Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Master of Science in Psychology, and Spiritual Direction Certificate. Learn more about Divine Mercy University: https://divinemercy.edu/?frm=DMUYOUTUBE For more information on our programs visit us at: https://enroll.divinemercy.edu/?frm=DMUYOUTUBE
Psychological Challenges for First Responders - Part 2
Sep 15 2023
Psychological Challenges for First Responders - Part 2
Called to Flourish Podcast Episode 26: Psychological Challenges for First Responders - Part 2  In this episode, George Forsythe talks about the most common conditions he helps his patients with, some of the training that allows him to understand them, and his spiritual inspiration. Our guest for this podcast is George Forsythe. He is a counselor who primarily works with policemen, firefighters, dispatchers, correctional officers, rescue workers, paramedics, and all types of emergency attendants. George is a DMU alumnus from the counseling program, a retired cop, and recently a published author. He can be reached through his website or email: https://www.driftwoodmentalhealththerapy.com driftwoodpsychotherapy@gmail.com His book can be purchased on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CHL1C915?ref_=cm_sw_r_cp_ud_dp_CCWKXRAG8G26P4MRZKB8 The Called to Flourish Podcast covers mental health topics through a Catholic Christian perspective to highlight human dignity and help achieve an integrated healing process of the heart, mind, and soul. It is hosted by Fr. Charles Sikorski, LC, JD, JCL, president of Divine Mercy University (DMU), and Thomas Cronquist, Director of Institutional Advancement at DMU. The Podcast is available for download in mp3 format at: https://calledtoflourishpodcast.libsyn.com/ The Podcast is also available on YouTube: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-PINejUC-gB9F25bHFpFLk7Je2pvZDzd Divine Mercy University is a graduate school of mental health and spiritual development that integrates Catholic Christian anthropology with the scientific understanding of the human person. DMU provides the following programs: Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology, Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Master of Science in Psychology, and Spiritual Direction Certificate. Learn more about Divine Mercy University: https://divinemercy.edu/?frm=DMUYOUTUBE For more information on our programs visit us at: https://enroll.divinemercy.edu/?frm=DMUYOUTUBE

Season 1

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Feb 12 2021
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Called to Flourish Podcast Episode 03: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder In this episode, we talk about PTSD, its background, symptoms, and causes. Additionally, we explore different treatments that have been used to overcome this mental health challenge, including the H.E.A.R.T. Model (Healing Emotional/Affective Responses to Trauma). Our guest for this podcast is Dr. Benjamin Keyes, Ph.D., Executive Director of The Green Cross Academy for Traumatology, Director of Training and Internship, and Director for the Center for Trauma and Resiliency Studies at Divine Mercy University. He is also the creator and instructor of the H.E.A.R.T. Model. Dr. Keyes’ specialties include dissociative disorders, domestic violence, child abuse, addictions, and mood/anxiety disorders. He has 35 years of experience in private practice and 20 years of experience in research. He has received the Hope Award from Restoration Ministries and the Richard A. Kluft Research Award. Read his full bio: https://divinemercy.edu/m-s-counseling-online/faculty/benjamin-keyes/ The Called to Flourish Podcast covers mental health topics through a Catholic Christian perspective to highlight human dignity and help achieve an integrated healing process of the heart, mind, and soul.  It is hosted by Fr. Charles Sikorsky, LC, JD, JCL, President of Divine Mercy University (DMU), and Thomas Cronquist, Director of Institutional Advancement at DMU. Divine Mercy University is a graduate school of mental health and spiritual development that integrates Catholic Christian anthropology with the scientific understanding of the human person. DMU provides the following programs: Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology, Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Master of Science in Psychology, and Spiritual Direction Certificate. Learn more about Divine Mercy University: https://divinemercy.edu/
Spirituality & Marriage
Mar 11 2021
Spirituality & Marriage
Called to Flourish Podcast Episode 04: Spirituality & Marriage In this episode, we talk about how spirituality can be involved in a married couple's life and how it can help improve communication and understanding on a daily basis. Our guest for this podcast is Dr. Julia Klausli, Ph.D., Director of the M.S. in Psychology program at Divine Mercy University. She is an experienced researcher focusing on numerous interests like spirituality and depression among college students, approaches to self-care amongst individuals who work in full-time ministry, the importance of spirituality in marriage, parenting, and family processes. Read her full bio: https://divinemercy.edu/m-s-psychology-online/faculty/julia-klausli-ph-d/ The Called to Flourish Podcast covers mental health topics through a Catholic Christian perspective to highlight human dignity and help achieve an integrated healing process of the heart, mind, and soul. It is hosted by Fr. Charles Sikorsky, LC, JD, JCL, President of Divine Mercy University (DMU), and Thomas Cronquist, Director of Institutional Advancement at DMU. Divine Mercy University is a graduate school of mental health and spiritual development that integrates Catholic Christian anthropology with the scientific understanding of the human person. DMU provides the following programs: Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology, Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Master of Science in Psychology, and Spiritual Direction Certificate. Learn more about Divine Mercy University: https://divinemercy.edu/​
Human Trafficking
Apr 19 2021
Human Trafficking
Called to Flourish Podcast Episode 05: Human Trafficking In this episode, we discuss Human Trafficking, the reasons behind it, the way victims are attracted to the life, the role of society and pornography in this problem, as well as some common psychological traumas normally present in their survivors and the appropriate technics to treat them. Our guest for this podcast is Dr. Benjamin Keyes, Ph.D., Executive Director of The Green Cross Academy for Traumatology, Director of Training and Internship, and Director for the Center for Trauma and Resiliency Studies at Divine Mercy University. He is also the creator and instructor of the H.E.A.R.T. Model. Dr. Keyes’ specialties include dissociative disorders, domestic violence, child abuse, addictions, and mood/anxiety disorders. He has 35 years of experience in private practice and 20 years of experience in research. He has received the Hope Award from Restoration Ministries and the Richard A. Kluft Research Award. Read his full bio: https://divinemercy.edu/m-s-counseling-online/faculty/benjamin-keyes/ The Called to Flourish Podcast covers mental health topics through a Catholic Christian perspective to highlight human dignity and help achieve an integrated healing process of the heart, mind, and soul. It is hosted by Fr. Charles Sikorsky, LC, JD, JCL, President of Divine Mercy University (DMU), and Thomas Cronquist, Director of Institutional Advancement at DMU. Divine Mercy University is a graduate school of mental health and spiritual development that integrates Catholic Christian anthropology with the scientific understanding of the human person. DMU provides the following programs: Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology, Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Master of Science in Psychology, and Spiritual Direction Certificate. Learn more about Divine Mercy University: https://divinemercy.edu/
Mental Health during the Pandemic
May 18 2021
Mental Health during the Pandemic
Called to Flourish Podcast Episode 06: Mental Health during the Pandemic   In this episode, we talk about the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health. We discuss the effects of isolation, lack of control, and changes in daily routines. Also, we give some advice to reduce emotional distress and identify when professional help is needed.   Our guest for this podcast is Dr. Helena Orellana, Director of the IPS Center for Psychological Services, and Adjunct Professor for the M.S. in Psychology program. She specializes in adult group therapy and the treatment of combat and childhood trauma. Read her full bio: https://divinemercy.edu/ m-s-psychology-online/faculty/helena-orellana/   The Called to Flourish Podcast covers mental health topics through a Catholic Christian perspective to highlight human dignity and help achieve an integrated healing process of the heart, mind, and soul. It is hosted by Fr. Charles Sikorsky, LC, JD, JCL, President of Divine Mercy University (DMU), and Thomas Cronquist, Director of Institutional Advancement at DMU.   The Podcast is also available on youtube: https://youtu.be/dJr-1-diqUI   Divine Mercy University is a graduate school of mental health and spiritual development that integrates Catholic Christian anthropology with the scientific understanding of the human person. DMU provides the following programs: Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology, Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Master of Science in Psychology, and Spiritual Direction Certificate.   Learn more about Divine Mercy University: https://divinemercy.edu/?frm=DMUPODCAST   For more information on our programs visit us at: https://enroll.divinemercy.edu/?frm=DMUPODCAST
Fatherhood & Family Structure
Jun 18 2021
Fatherhood & Family Structure
Called to Flourish Podcast Episode 07: Fatherhood & Family Structure  In this episode, we discuss the importance and role of a father figure during the raising of a child, and how the absence of it can cause a full rejection of authority and enhance violent behaviors. Our guest for this podcast is Dr. Paul C. Vitz, Senior Scholar and Professor at Divine Mercy University and Professor Emeritus at New York University. Dr. Vitz’s areas of special interest include the Catholic Christian psychological model of the person, the psychology of fatherhood and family, psychological origins of atheism, the incorporation of virtues for mental health, hatred and forgiveness, and recently the psychology of male and female complementarity. He is the author of several books and numerous articles. Read his full bio: https://divinemercy.edu/psy-d-in-clinical-psychology/faculty-2/paul-c-vitz/ Use this link to download Dr. Vitz research on Fatherhood in pdf, word, or epub format: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1w8kYCBKL37F93lwMonj1zJnXfo_MZtpH?usp=sharing The Called to Flourish Podcast covers mental health topics through a Catholic Christian perspective to highlight human dignity and help achieve an integrated healing process of the heart, mind, and soul. It is hosted by Fr. Charles Sikorsky, LC, JD, JCL, President of Divine Mercy University (DMU), and Thomas Cronquist, Director of Institutional Advancement at DMU. The Podcast is also available on youtube:  https://youtu.be/bnKII5DY0JI Divine Mercy University is a graduate school of mental health and spiritual development that integrates Catholic Christian anthropology with the scientific understanding of the human person. DMU provides the following programs: Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology, Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Master of Science in Psychology, and Spiritual Direction Certificate. Learn more about Divine Mercy University: https://divinemercy.edu/ For more information on our programs visit us at: https://enroll.divinemercy.edu/
Healing Emotional Affective Responses to Trauma (HEART Model)
Jul 16 2021
Healing Emotional Affective Responses to Trauma (HEART Model)
Called to Flourish Podcast Episode 08: Healing Emotional/Affective Responses to Trauma (HEART Model) In this episode, we explore the HEART Model with his creator and instructor; understanding the goals and perspectives of the program, where is it taught, and how it can be combined with other therapies. Our guest for this podcast is Dr. Benjamin Keyes, Ph.D., Executive Director of The Green Cross Academy for Traumatology, Director of Training and Internship, and Director for the Center for Trauma and Resiliency Studies at Divine Mercy University. Dr. Keyes’ specialties include dissociative disorders, domestic violence, child abuse, addictions, and mood/anxiety disorders. He has 35 years of experience in private practice and 20 years of experience in research. He has received the Hope Award from Restoration Ministries and the Richard A. Kluft Research Award. Read his full bio: https://divinemercy.edu/m-s-counseling-online/faculty/benjamin-keyes/ The Called to Flourish Podcast covers mental health topics through a Catholic Christian perspective to highlight human dignity and help achieve an integrated healing process of the heart, mind, and soul. It is hosted by Fr. Charles Sikorsky, LC, JD, JCL, President of Divine Mercy University (DMU), and Thomas Cronquist, Director of Institutional Advancement at DMU. The Podcast is also available on youtube: https://youtu.be/bnKII5DY0JI Visit our website: https://calledtoflourishpodcast.libsyn.com/ Divine Mercy University is a graduate school of mental health and spiritual development that integrates Catholic Christian anthropology with the scientific understanding of the human person. DMU provides the following programs: Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology, Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Master of Science in Psychology, and Spiritual Direction Certificate. Learn more about Divine Mercy University: https://divinemercy.edu/ For more information on our programs visit us at: https://enroll.divinemercy.edu/
Good Reasons to Try Therapy
Aug 16 2021
Good Reasons to Try Therapy
Called to Flourish Podcast Episode 09: Good Reasons to Try Therapy In this episode, we talk about when is the perfect time to try therapy and which are some good reasons that may indicate therapy can be helpful. Our guest for this podcast is Dr. Helena Orellana, Director of the IPS Center for Psychological Services, and Adjunct Professor for the M.S. in Psychology program. She specializes in adult group therapy and the treatment of combat and childhood trauma. Read her full bio: https://divinemercy.edu/ m-s-psychology-online/faculty/helena-orellana/ The Called to Flourish Podcast covers mental health topics through a Catholic Christian perspective to highlight human dignity and help achieve an integrated healing process of the heart, mind, and soul. It is hosted by Fr. Charles Sikorsky, LC, JD, JCL, President of Divine Mercy University (DMU), and Thomas Cronquist, Director of Institutional Advancement at DMU. The Podcast is also available on youtube: https://youtu.be/bnKII5DY0JI Visit our website: https://calledtoflourishpodcast.libsyn.com/ Divine Mercy University is a graduate school of mental health and spiritual development that integrates Catholic Christian anthropology with the scientific understanding of the human person. DMU provides the following programs: Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology, Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Master of Science in Psychology, and Spiritual Direction Certificate. Learn more about Divine Mercy University: https://divinemercy.edu/ For more information on our programs visit us at: https://enroll.divinemercy.edu/
PERMA Model & Positive Psychology
Sep 17 2021
PERMA Model & Positive Psychology
Called to Flourish Podcast Episode 10: PERMA Model & Positive Psychology In this episode, we talk about how to introduce the PERMA Model to your lifestyle for achieving positive thinking and overcome any difficulties that life can bring to us. Our guest for this podcast is Dr. Harvey Payne, Vice President for Academic Affairs in Digital Learning & Academic Dean for the School of Counseling at Divine Mercy University. Dr. Payne has 30 years of experience in the mental health field serving children and adolescents with a variety of life issues and disabilities. Read his full bio: https://divinemercy.edu/faculty/harvey-payne-psy-d/ The Called to Flourish Podcast covers mental health topics through a Catholic Christian perspective to highlight human dignity and help achieve an integrated healing process of the heart, mind, and soul. It is hosted by Fr. Charles Sikorski, LC, JD, JCL, president of Divine Mercy University (DMU), and Thomas Cronquist, Director of Institutional Advancement at DMU. The Podcast is also available on youtube: https://youtu.be/bnKII5DY0JI Visit our website: https://calledtoflourishpodcast.libsyn.com/ Divine Mercy University is a graduate school of mental health and spiritual development that integrates Catholic Christian anthropology with the scientific understanding of the human person. DMU provides the following programs: Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology, Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Master of Science in Psychology, and Spiritual Direction Certificate. Learn more about Divine Mercy University: https://divinemercy.edu/ For more information on our programs visit us at: https://enroll.divinemercy.edu/
The Relationship Between Psychology & Religion
Oct 15 2021
The Relationship Between Psychology & Religion
Called to Flourish Podcast Episode 11: The Relationship Between Psychology & Religion   In this episode, we discuss the compatibility of religion, faith, and virtues in psychology through the personal and professional path of Dr. Paul C. Vitz.   Our guest for this podcast is Dr. Paul C. Vitz, Senior Scholar and Professor at Divine Mercy University and Professor Emeritus at New York University.   Dr. Vitz’s areas of special interest include the Catholic Christian psychological model of the person, the psychology of fatherhood and family, psychological origins of atheism, the incorporation of virtues for mental health, hatred & forgiveness, and recently the psychology of male and female complementarity. He is the author of several books and numerous articles.   Read his full bio: https://divinemercy.edu/faculty/paul-c-vitz-ph-d/   The Called to Flourish Podcast covers mental health topics through a Catholic Christian perspective to highlight human dignity and help achieve an integrated healing process of the heart, mind, and soul.   It is hosted by Fr. Charles Sikorsky, LC, JD, JCL, President of Divine Mercy University (DMU), and Thomas Cronquist, Director of Institutional Advancement at DMU.   The Podcast is also available on youtube: https://youtu.be/bnKII5DY0JI Visit our website: https://calledtoflourishpodcast.libsyn.com/   Divine Mercy University is a graduate school of mental health and spiritual development that integrates Catholic Christian anthropology with the scientific understanding of the human person.   DMU provides the following programs: Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology, Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Master of Science in Psychology, and Spiritual Direction Certificate.   Learn more about Divine Mercy University: https://divinemercy.edu    For more information on our programs visit us at:  https://enroll.divinemercy.edu/
Rebuilding the Relationship with your Child in the midst of Covid19
Nov 17 2021
Rebuilding the Relationship with your Child in the midst of Covid19
Called to Flourish Podcast Episode 12: Rebuilding the Relationship with your Child in the midst of Covid19. In this episode, we discuss the importance to assign special playtime with children so that we can build a better relationship with them. Our guest for this podcast is Dr. Harvey Payne, Vice President for Academic Affairs in Digital Learning & Academic Dean for the School of Counseling at Divine Mercy University. Dr. Payne has 35 years of experience in the mental health field serving children and adolescents with a variety of life issues and disabilities. Read his full bio: https://divinemercy.edu/faculty/harvey-payne-psy-d/ The Called to Flourish Podcast covers mental health topics through a Catholic Christian perspective to highlight human dignity and help achieve an integrated healing process of the heart, mind, and soul. It is hosted by Fr. Charles Sikorski, LC, JD, JCL, president of Divine Mercy University (DMU), and Thomas Cronquist, Director of Institutional Advancement at DMU. The Podcast is available for download in mp3 format at: https://calledtoflourishpodcast.libsyn.com/ The Podcast is also available on youtube: https://youtu.be/bnKII5DY0JI Divine Mercy University is a graduate school of mental health and spiritual development that integrates Catholic Christian anthropology with the scientific understanding of the human person. DMU provides the following programs: Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology, Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Master of Science in Psychology, and Spiritual Direction Certificate. Learn more about Divine Mercy University: https://divinemercy.edu/?frm=DMUYOUTUBE For more information on our programs visit us at: https://enroll.divinemercy.edu/?frm=DMUYOUTUBE
Ageism as Spiritual and Social Harm
Dec 18 2021
Ageism as Spiritual and Social Harm
Called to Flourish Podcast Episode 13: Ageism as Spiritual and Social Harm In this episode, we talk about a social, mental, and spiritual issue called ageism where the value of humans is diminished by their age. And how appreciating elderly talent can be truly beneficial in all aspects. Our guest for this podcast is Dr. Kathie Erwin, an Associate Professor in the Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program at Divine Mercy University. She serves as a Board Member of Florida Mental Health Counselors Association and Green Cross Academy of Traumatology. She has developed geriatric group programs over the past 25 years and is the author of seven professional books on gerontology, aging issues, and practice development. Read her full bio: https://divinemercy.edu/faculty/kathie-erwin-ed-d/ The Called to Flourish Podcast covers mental health topics through a Catholic Christian perspective to highlight human dignity and help achieve an integrated healing process of the heart, mind, and soul. It is hosted by Fr. Charles Sikorski, LC, JD, JCL, president of Divine Mercy University (DMU), and Thomas Cronquist, Director of Institutional Advancement at DMU. The Podcast is available for download in mp3 format at: https://calledtoflourishpodcast.libsyn.com/ The Podcast is also available on YouTube: https://youtu.be/bnKII5DY0JI Divine Mercy University is a graduate school of mental health and spiritual development that integrates Catholic Christian anthropology with the scientific understanding of the human person. DMU provides the following programs: Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology, Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Master of Science in Psychology, and Spiritual Direction Certificate. Learn more about Divine Mercy University: https://divinemercy.edu/?frm=DMUYOUTUBE For more information on our programs visit us at: https://enroll.divinemercy.edu/?frm=DMUYOUTUBE
Creative Therapies for Trauma Counseling
Jan 31 2022
Creative Therapies for Trauma Counseling
Called to Flourish Podcast Episode 14: Creative Therapies for Trauma Counseling In this episode, we discover different techniques of creative therapies which can be useful to treat trauma when talking about it, is difficult for the patients. Our guest for this podcast is Dr. Kathie Erwin, an Associate Professor in the Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program at Divine Mercy University. She serves as a Board Member of Florida Mental Health Counselors Association and Green Cross Academy of Traumatology. She has developed geriatric group programs over the past 25 years and is the author of seven professional books on gerontology, aging issues, and practice development. Read her full bio: https://divinemercy.edu/faculty/kathie-erwin-ed-d/ The Called to Flourish Podcast covers mental health topics through a Catholic Christian perspective to highlight human dignity and help achieve an integrated healing process of the heart, mind, and soul. It is hosted by Fr. Charles Sikorski, LC, JD, JCL, president of Divine Mercy University (DMU), and Thomas Cronquist, Director of Institutional Advancement at DMU.  The Podcast is also available on YouTube: https://youtu.be/bnKII5DY0JI Divine Mercy University is a graduate school of mental health and spiritual development that integrates Catholic Christian anthropology with the scientific understanding of the human person. DMU provides the following programs: Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology, Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Master of Science in Psychology, and Spiritual Direction Certificate. Learn more about Divine Mercy University: https://divinemercy.edu/?frm=DMUYOUTUBE For more information on our programs visit us at: https://enroll.divinemercy.edu/?frm=DMUYOUTUBE
Trauma Treatment for Natural Disasters
Mar 1 2022
Trauma Treatment for Natural Disasters
Called to Flourish Podcast Episode 15: Trauma Treatment for Natural Disasters In this episode, we explore how different types of traumas including PTSD can be a consequence of suffering natural disasters and how to heal in that cases. Our guest for this podcast is Dr. Benjamin Keyes, Ph.D., Executive Director of The Green Cross Academy for Traumatology, Director of Training and Internship, and Director for the Center for Trauma and Resiliency Studies at Divine Mercy University. Dr. Keyes’ specialties include dissociative disorders, domestic violence, child abuse, addictions, and mood/anxiety disorders. He has 35 years of experience in private practice and 20 years of experience in research. He has received the Hope Award from Restoration Ministries and the Richard A. Kluft Research Award. Read his full bio: https://divinemercy.edu/faculty/benjamin-keyes-ph-d-ed-d/ The Called to Flourish Podcast covers mental health topics through a Catholic Christian perspective to highlight human dignity and help achieve an integrated healing process of the heart, mind, and soul. It is hosted by Fr. Charles Sikorski, LC, JD, JCL, president of Divine Mercy University (DMU), and Thomas Cronquist, Director of Institutional Advancement at DMU. The Podcast is available for download in mp3 format at: https://calledtoflourishpodcast.libsyn.com/ Divine Mercy University is a graduate school of mental health and spiritual development that integrates Catholic Christian anthropology with the scientific understanding of the human person. DMU provides the following programs: Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology, Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Master of Science in Psychology, and Spiritual Direction Certificate. Learn more about Divine Mercy University: https://divinemercy.edu/?frm=DMUYOUTUBE For more information on our programs visit us at: https://enroll.divinemercy.edu/?frm=DMUYOUTUBE
Multigenerational Families
May 3 2022
Multigenerational Families
Called to Flourish Podcast Episode 16: Multigenerational Families In this episode, we explore the concept of 3 generations or more living in the same space and how they can learn from each other, and the techniques to have a healthy family relationship. Our guest for this podcast is Dr. Kathie Erwin, an Associate Professor in the Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program at Divine Mercy University. She serves as a Board Member of Florida Mental Health Counselors Association and Green Cross Academy of Traumatology. She has developed geriatric group programs over the past 25 years and is the author of seven professional books on gerontology, aging issues, and practice development. Read her full bio: https://divinemercy.edu/faculty/kathie-erwin-ed-d/ The Called to Flourish Podcast covers mental health topics through a Catholic Christian perspective to highlight human dignity and help achieve an integrated healing process of the heart, mind, and soul. It is hosted by Fr. Charles Sikorski, LC, JD, JCL, president of Divine Mercy University (DMU), and Thomas Cronquist, Director of Institutional Advancement at DMU. The Podcast is available for download in mp3 format at: https://calledtoflourishpodcast.libsyn.com/ The Podcast is also available on YouTube: https://youtu.be/bnKII5DY0JI Divine Mercy University is a graduate school of mental health and spiritual development that integrates Catholic Christian anthropology with the scientific understanding of the human person. DMU provides the following programs: Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology, Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Master of Science in Psychology, and Spiritual Direction Certificate. Learn more about Divine Mercy University: https://divinemercy.edu/?frm=DMUYOUTUBE For more information on our programs visit us at: https://enroll.divinemercy.edu/?frm=DMUYOUTUBE