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Tamara Soles, PhD

A continuing education podcast where two therapists talk more than they listen. Each episode I have conversations with other therapists where we tackle topics with equal parts thoughtfulness and levity and the result is practical strategies to improve your practice and your everyday life. Why not listen and get CE credits at the same time? Visit the link in the show notes for details. read less
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Unlocking Peak Performance with Dr. Eddie O'Connor
Apr 30 2024
Unlocking Peak Performance with Dr. Eddie O'Connor
Can we perfect perfectionism without succumbing to anxiety?  Join us for an enlightening episode as we sit down with Dr. Eddie O'Connor, a renowned expert in sport psychology, to explore how becoming the "perfect perfectionist" and shifting our perspective on failure can lead us closer to peak performance in all aspects of life without the burden of pressure, anxiety and depression.Dr. O'Connor shares invaluable insights on how embracing failure as a natural part of the learning process can propel us towards our goals. By reframing failure as an opportunity for growth and self-discovery, he guides listeners on a transformative journey towards resilience and success.Through practical strategies and real-life examples, Dr. O'Connor demonstrates how to cultivate a healthy relationship with striving and failure, enabling us to bounce back stronger and more determined than ever. From athletes striving for victory to individuals pursuing personal and professional aspirations, his wisdom offers a roadmap to navigate setbacks with grace and resilience.Tune in to discover how to harness the power of failure as a stepping stone towards peak performance, and embark on a journey of self-improvement with confidence and resilience.Dr. Eddie O’Connor is a professional speaker and both clinical and sport psychologist, specializing in removing barriers to peak performance. He is a Fellow and Certified Mental Performance Consultant through the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, and member of the United States Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry. Dr. Eddie has worked with youth, high school, collegiate, national and international, Junior Olympic and professional athletes and coaches, as well as performing artists and musicians.Dr. Eddie is frequently sought after by media, appearing regularly on FOX News in Grand Rapids, a featured guest on SiriusXM’s Doctor Radio, and quoted in ESPN.com, NBA.com, Los Angeles Times, Runner’s World, NYMag.com, and CNN.com.He is author and host of “The Psychology of Performance: How to Be Your Best in Life” by The Great Courses, quoted in the New York Times as being the “Netflix of learning” who recruit “the world’s greatest professors” that “are truly special.”An international presenter with over 350 speaking engagements and media appearances, Dr. Eddie delivers a powerful and entertaining message to his audience.Resourceshttps://dreddieoconnor.com/Success Stories Community at www.dreddieoconnor.com/membership not only can this be great for the nonprofessional person to overcome their internal obstacles to excellence, but I have a few psychologists in the membership who use it to enhance their own lives, professional practice, and share lessons learned with their clients!Psychological Flexibility Skills for the HRF at https://www.dynamicprinciples.com/hrf-act/ This is a great intro into the psychological flexibility skills we discussed, embedded into the Human Rehabilitation Framework. Even if rehab isn't your thing, the overview of ACT is a very applied introduction and includes clinical exercises and examples to facilitate practice. It is a course for professionals.  ConnectDr. Tamara SolesInstagram  @drtamarasolesTwitter @drtamarasolesFacebook http://facebook.com/drtamarasolestamara@thesecurechild.comdrtamarasoles.comSupport the ShowHelp us spread the word so others can enjoy it as well1. " rel="nofollow">
Undiagnosed and Overlooked ADHD with Dr. Jessica Stern
Sep 25 2023
Undiagnosed and Overlooked ADHD with Dr. Jessica Stern
Many adults seek services for struggles in their lives that may be the result of undiagnosed or overlooked ADHD. Often these challenges become more apparent when significant changes in their lives throw off their coping. In this podcourse, Dr. Jessica Stern joins Dr. Tamara to discuss what brings these adults to therapy, how to differentiate ADHD from overwhelm, type A personality, or parenting burnout, especially for the "shefault parent". Dr. Jessica Stern is a licensed clinical psychologist, consultant, speaker, and media contributor. a clinical assistant professor at NYU Langone Health. She specializes in adult ADHD, anxiety, depression, trauma, and burnout with a passion in values-aligned productivity and corporate wellness. She’s the host of the psychiatry show on SiriusXM’s Doctor Radio and serves on the advisory committee of Wondermind.Resourceshttps://www.drjessicabstern.com/https://www.drjessicabstern.com/coursesConnecthttps://www.instagram.com/drjessicastern/https://twitter.com/DrJessicaBSternhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/jessicabstern/Dr. Tamara SolesInstagram  @drtamarasolesTwitter @drtamarasolesFacebook http://facebook.com/drtamarasolestamara@thesecurechild.comdrtamarasoles.comSupport the ShowHelp us spread the word so others can enjoy it as well1. Leave a review on itunes/apple podcast 2. Share an episode on Social media. Be sure to tag me on it so I can see @drtamarasoles on facebook  twitter and instagramDr. Tamara Soles is approved by the American Psychological Association and the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. Dr. Tamara Soles maintains responsibility for the program. Verify with your State or Provincial governing body to ensure APA and CPA-approved activities are eligible
REPLAY: Notes from Your Therapist with Allyson Dinneen
Aug 10 2023
REPLAY: Notes from Your Therapist with Allyson Dinneen
Earn Continuing Education Credit for This EpisodeBecome a Member and Get Unlimited Continuing Education Credits for a YearAllyson Dinneen joins me to discuss embracing vulnerability, and boundaries and making space for even our most uncomfortable emotions. Allyson shares how to transform childhood patterns of fixing people’s problems and making people happy to instead accompany people with compassion on their emotional journey.Allyson Dinneen is a marriage and family therapist and mental health counselor who started the Notes From Your Therapist Instagram project, which currently has almost 400K followers. Allyson’s notes and insights on emotions, relationships, and life have been featured in Huffington Post, Shape, Cosmopolitan, and more. She lives in the Berkshires, Massachusetts and works in private practice.Highlights:The purpose of emotions as signalsMaking space for uncomfortable feelingsIt is OK if people are upset with you because you set a boundaryTransforming from a fixer of people’s emotions to one who can hold spaceGrief and its impact as a therapistThe American Co-dependency of ParentingResourcesAllison's book Notes from Your Therapist is available hereConnectAllyson's Instagram Account @NotesFromYourTherapisthttps://www.allysondinneen.com/Instagram  @drtamarasolesTwitter @drtamarasolesFacebook http://facebook.com/drtamarasolestamara@thesecurechild.comdrtamarasoles.comSupport the ShowIf you're enjoying the show, help us spread the word so others can enjoy it as well1. Leave a review on itunes/apple podcast 2. Share an episode on Social media. Be sure to tag me on it so I can see @drtamarasoles on facebook  twitter and instagram
REPLAY: Emotion Focused Parenting with Dr. Ashley Miller
Jul 28 2023
REPLAY: Emotion Focused Parenting with Dr. Ashley Miller
Enroll for 1 hour CE creditBecome a Member and Get Unlimited Continuing Education Credits for a YearToday I’m joined by Dr. Ashley Miller as we talk emotion-focused parenting and her book What to Say to Kids when Nothing Seems to Work. Dr. Ashley Miller is a child and adolescent psychiatrist and family therapist at BC Children’s Hospital with 15 years experience and is also the mother of a teen and a tween. She runs groups for youth with depression and for parents of youth with mental health challenges. Dr. Miller is also the co-author of the book What to Say to Kids When Nothing Seems to Work: A Practical Guide for Parents and Caregivers.Highlights-       How families are coping with COVID-19-       Mental health professionals managing COVID-       What led to the creation of her book and what sets it apart from other parenting books-       Emotion Focused Family Therapy-       The Do-over and the value of therapeutic apologies-       The role of reassurance in anxiety and sadness-       Parental involvement in children’s mental health treatmentConnectDr. Ashley MIllerTwitter: @ashleypmillerInstagram: drashleymillerWebsite: www.what2say2kids.orgDr. TamaraInstagram  @drtamarasolesTwitter @drtamarasolesFacebook http://facebook.com/drtamarasolestamara@thesecurechild.comdrtamarasoles.comWhat to Say to Kids When Nothing Seems to Work: A Practical Guide for Parents and Caregivers. By Adele Lafrance PhD and Ashley Miller MDhttps://www.routledge.com/What-to-Say-to-Kids-When-Nothing-Seems-to-Work-A-Practical/Lafrance-Miller/p/book/9781138344631Emotion-Focused Family Therapy https://www.emotionfocusedfamilytherapy.org/Dr. Bruce Perry’s Talk with Oprah about COVID-19https://www.neurosequential.com/covid-19-resourcesWe Need To Talk About Another Pandemic Mental Health Crisis: Therapist Burnout By Dr. Jessi Goldhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/jessicagold/2021/01/19/we-need-to-talk-about-another-pandemic-mental-health-crisis-therapist-burnout/?sh=579669114d18How to Talk so Kids will Listen and Listen so Kids will Talkhttps://www.amazon.ca/How-Talk-Kids-Will-Listen/dp/1451663889
Trauma-informed Anger Management for Kids with Jessica Sinarski
Jul 5 2023
Trauma-informed Anger Management for Kids with Jessica Sinarski
Get 1 Hour CE credit for this episodeHow do we help kids with intense anger when their parents say they "refuse" to try the strategies they have been taught? Guest Jessica Sinarski shares her trauma-informed strategies to teach children about their brain and help them understand and regulate their emotions. Whether it is helping them strengthen that "staircase" between their upstairs brain and their downstairs brain or helping them get familiar with their "acting before thinking" and "thinking before acting" teams, Jessica has clear and effective strategies that clinicians and parents can implement easily.  Jessica Sinarski is a licensed professional counselor of mental health, author, speaker, and instigator of hope. She offers deeply trauma-informed support and education for home, school, and community audiences. Weaving user-friendly brain science into everything she does, Jessica ignites both passion and know-how in audiences. Her extensive post-graduate training and 15+ years as a clinician and educator led her to create the resource and training platform BraveBrains. She partners with school districts and child welfare agencies around the world to unlock resilience in children and adults alike. She’s the author of several books including the upcoming RILEY THE BRAVE’S BIG FEELINGS ACTIVITY BOOK- a trauma-informed guide for counsellors, educators and parents. Highlights Why kids struggle with "using their strategies"How to teach kids about the upstairs brain and downstairs brainStrengthening the staircaseCo-regulation and the staircaseScaffolding toward naming emotionsWhy animal representation may be the most effective toolWriting a letter from the tiger brainResourceshttps://bravebrains.com/https://jessicasinarski.com/Connecthttps://www.instagram.com/jessicasinarski/https://twitter.com/jessicasinarskihttps://www.facebook.com/jessicasinarskiDr. Tamara SolesInstagram  @drtamarasolesTwitter @drtamarasolesFacebook http://facebook.com/drtamarasolestamara@thesecurechild.comdrtamarasoles.comSupport the ShowHelp us spread the word so others can enjoy it as well1. Leave a review on itunes/apple podcast 2. Share an episode on Social media. Be sure to tag me on it so I can see @drtamarasoles on facebook  twitter and instagramDr. Tamara Soles is approved by the American Psychological Association and the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. Dr. Tamara Soles maintains responsibility for the program. Verify with your State or Provincial governing body to ensure APA and CPA-approved activities are eligible
Work and Business Psychology with Dr. Helen Ofosu
Jun 13 2023
Work and Business Psychology with Dr. Helen Ofosu
Earn 1 hour CE.  Register to take the post-testIn this engaging podcast episode,  host Dr. Tamara Soles invites esteemed psychologist Dr. Helen Ofosu to shed light on her career as a work and business psychologist. Together, they explore Dr. Ofosu's practical approaches to helping individuals navigate workplace barriers and discuss the common concerns that lead people to seek her valuable coaching services. Additionally, they delve into the impact of imposter syndrome and imposter treatment, specifically on racialized individuals.Dr. Ofosu describes her own advocacy work within Canada to support Black psychologists. Don't miss this episode with valuable insights for therapists seeking to enhance their understanding of supporting clients in the workplace.Dr. Helen Ofosu has been practising Industrial / Organizational Psychology (also known as Work or Business Psychology) in the public and private sectors for over 20 years. In addition to Career and Executive Coaching, her specialties include assessing and developing leadership skills and navigating the complex issues of workplace bullying, harassment, equity, diversity and inclusion.  In 2012, she founded I/O Advisory Services, a practice where she offers Executive and Career Coaching, HR Consulting, and some speaking and training. She’s also the author of the newly released book “How to be Resilient in Your Career: Facing Up to Barriers at Work”Highlights Top concerns that keep employees up at nightHelping clients advocate for themselves vs knowing when to walk awayImposter syndrome and imposter treatment of racialized individualsNavigating work-from-home accommodations. Resourceshttps://ioadvisory.com/dr-helen-ofosu-hr-consultant-career-coach/Connecthttps://twitter.com/drheleno_caDr. Tamara SolesInstagram  @drtamarasolesTwitter @drtamarasolesFacebook http://facebook.com/drtamarasolestamara@thesecurechild.comdrtamarasoles.comSupport the ShowHelp us spread the word so others can enjoy it as well1. Leave a review on itunes/apple podcast 2. Share an episode on Social media. Be sure to tag me on it so I can see @drtamarasoles on facebook  twitter and instagramDr. Tamara Soles is approved by the American Psychological Association and the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. Dr. Tamara Soles maintains responsibility for the program. Verify with your State or Provincial governing body to ensure APA and CPA-approved activities are eligible
Empowering Kids through Assessment & Feedback with Dr. Liz Angoff
May 25 2023
Empowering Kids through Assessment & Feedback with Dr. Liz Angoff
Earn 1 hour CE.  Register to take the post-testDr. Liz Angoff joins host Dr. Tamara Soles in this enlightening episode as they discuss the transformative potential of collaborative co-construction in psychological assessments.  Explore how actively involving children in shaping assessment questions and engaging in feedback dialogues enhances their understanding of their own brains and empowers them to advocate for themselves. Gain practical tips, real-life examples, and insights on delivering empowering feedback that fosters a growth mindset and self-efficacy. Whether you've been a psychologist for 2 years or 20, this powerful episode will reveal the immense power of collaboration, self-discovery, and the lifelong benefits of involving children in their own assessment journey.Highlights How to empower kids even before the intake sessionCo-constructing a narrative of "highways" and "construction zones"Framing the assessment question from the child's point of viewHow to conduct feedback with a childOvercoming objections from parentsResourcesDr. Liz's free resources and book https://brainbuildingbook.com/What is Neurodiversity video for kidsConnectDr. Liz AngoffInstagram @explainingbrainsDr. Tamara SolesInstagram  @drtamarasolesTwitter @drtamarasolesFacebook http://facebook.com/drtamarasolestamara@thesecurechild.comdrtamarasoles.comSupport the ShowHelp us spread the word so others can enjoy it as well1. Leave a review on itunes/apple podcast 2. Share an episode on Social media. Be sure to tag me on it so I can see @drtamarasoles on facebook  twitter and instagramDr. Tamara Soles is approved by the American Psychological Association and the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. Dr. Tamara Soles maintains responsibility for the program. Verify with your State or Provincial governing body to ensure APA and CPA-approved activities are eligible
Mastering Private Practice Finances with Andrew Riesen
Apr 28 2023
Mastering Private Practice Finances with Andrew Riesen
Enroll to earn 1 hour of CEDo you get overwhelmed at tax time or find yourself digging through faded receipts that you intended to keep track of month-to-month? Self-proclaimed accounting nerd and CEO of Heard, Andrew Riesen joins me to help therapists master their finances! Whether you're a seasoned therapist or just starting out, we've got the financial considerations, mistakes, and mindset shifts you need to know.Highlights The most common financial mistakes made by therapists and how to avoid them Navigating separate bank accountsWhen to use software solutions and when to outsource your bookkeepingThe impact of money mindsetHow to reframe your finances to live a balanced and healthy life as a therapistAndrew Riesen is a mission-driven entrepreneur, financial accountant, and CEO of Heard, the financial back-office for therapists in private practice. Prior to Heard, Andrew worked at PWC, where he worked as a financial accountant, helped build an internal software incubator, and co-founded an affordable sales tax solution for small to medium-sized businesses. When not supporting mental health professionals in private practice, Andrew can be found exploring the nooks and crannies of the Pacific Northwest trail-running, cycling, or snowboarding, or at home with his nose in a book or journal.ResourcesHeard: Bookkeeping and Taxes for TherapistsConnectLinkedin @andrewriesenDr. Tamara SolesInstagram  @drtamarasolesTwitter @drtamarasolesFacebook http://facebook.com/drtamarasolestamara@thesecurechild.comdrtamarasoles.comSupport the ShowHelp us spread the word so others can enjoy it as well1. Leave a review on itunes/apple podcast 2. Share an episode on Social media. Be sure to tag me on it so I can see @drtamarasoles on facebook  twitter and instagramDr. Tamara Soles is approved by the American Psychological Association and the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. Dr. Tamara Soles maintains responsibility for the program. Verify with your State or Provincial governing body to ensure APA and CPA-approved activities are eligible
Supporting African American Families with Mercedes Samudio
Apr 13 2023
Supporting African American Families with Mercedes Samudio
Get CE credits for this episode HighlightsThe unique mental health risks for African American ChildrenHow the false narratives around African American Families impact therapyFactors contributing to shame for African American FamiliesSteps therapists can take to reduce shameImplicit bias and how it impacts therapyShame proof parentingParental Identity Development ModelMercedes Samudio, LCSW is a licensed psychotherapist, bestselling author, international speaker, and visionary entrepreneur. She works with parents worldwide to develop a healthy identity with her revolutionary Parental Identity Development Model - incorporating her Shame-Proof Parenting framework to help reduce the shame parents experience as they raise healthy children. Mercedes is also trained in trauma-informed modalities, which she uses in her work with parents to help them heal the past traumas that can influence how they interact with themselves and their children. Outside of her professional life supporting families, Mercedes is married to her best friend and soulmate, and they live in sunny Southern California with their 3 fur kids (2 cats and a dog). You can learn more about her work at http://shameproofparenting.com.ResourcesEngaging African American Families TrainingMercedes' website- Shame Proof ParentingShame Proof Parenting BookImplicit Bias TestConnectMercedes Samudiohttp://instagram.com/mrs.samudio http://linkedin.com/in/mercedessamudiolcswDr. Tamara SolesInstagram  @drtamarasolesTwitter @drtamarasolesFacebook http://facebook.com/drtamarasolestamara@thesecurechild.comdrtamarasoles.comSupport the ShowHelp us spread the word so others can enjoy it as well1. Leave a review on itunes/apple podcast 2. Share an episode on Social media. Be sure to tag me on it so I can see @drtamarasoles on facebook  twitter and instagramDr. Tamara Soles is approved by the American Psychological Association and the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. Dr. Tamara Soles maintains responsibility for the program. Verify with your State or Provincial governing body to ensure APA and CPA-approved activities are eligible
Overcoming Procrastination with Dr. Hayden FInch
Mar 15 2023
Overcoming Procrastination with Dr. Hayden FInch
Get CE credits for this episodeReady to bid a final farewell to procrastination? In this episode, guest Dr. Hayden Finch shares the psychology of procrastination! From exploring the different types of procrastination to decoding the fascinating neuroscience behind it, we'll equip you with the knowledge and tools to help your clients (or yourself!) overcome the tendency to put things off. Plus, Dr.  Finch reveals why procrastination is more than just poor time management and dives into the emotional roots of this sneaky habit. Dr. Hayden Finch is a licensed clinical psychologist, behavior change expert, and author. She is the CEO and founder of the Finch Center for High Functioning Anxiety and the author of “The Psychology of Procrastination” as well as the book “Habits: A 12-week journal to Change your habits, track your progress and achieve your goals”. Her mission is to equip people with the skills to master anxiety, discover self-acceptance, and find meaning in a busy life. HighlightsActive vs Passive procrastination Why we procrastinateThe Neuroscience of ProcrastinationEmotion regulation as an underlying causeNeurodiversity and procrastinationStrategies to improve procrastinationWhy time management strategies aren't enoughResourcesFree Procrastination PDF The Psychology of Procrastination: Understand Habits, Find Motivation and Get Things DoneConnectDr. Hayden Finchhttps://www.haydenfinch.com/Instagram @haydenfinchphd Dr. Tamara SolesInstagram  @drtamarasolesTwitter @drtamarasolesFacebook http://facebook.com/drtamarasolestamara@thesecurechild.comdrtamarasoles.comSupport the ShowHelp us spread the word so others can enjoy it as well1. Leave a review on itunes/apple podcast 2. Share an episode on Social media. Be sure to tag me on it so I can see @drtamarasoles on facebook  twitter and instagramDr. Tamara Soles is approved by the American Psychological Association and the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. Dr. Tamara Soles maintains responsibility for the program. Verify with your State or Provincial governing body to ensure APA and CPA approved activities are eligible.
Self-Esteem with Risa Williams, LMFT
Mar 2 2023
Self-Esteem with Risa Williams, LMFT
Get CE credits for this episodeLearn the science-backed tools that therapist and author Risa Williams created to help clients boost their self-esteem and ultimately heal her own. Risa shares how surviving the highly competitive worlds of professional ballet and the Hollywood film industry and shifting into motherhood as a therapist helped her develop the practical strategies in her latest book, "The Ultimate Self-Esteem Toolkit"Risa Williams is a Los Angeles therapist and coach who specializes in anxiety reduction tools and time management techniques. Her latest book “The Ultimate Self-Esteem Tool Kit is out now. She's also the author of "The Ultimate Time-Management Toolkit" and The "Ultimate Anxiety Toolkit".  Risa is a university professor and a wellness magazine writer. You can also hear her on her podcast, The Motivation Mindset. HighlightsThe Kindness BlanketThe research on self-criticism and self-soothingThe difference between naturally optimistic people and pessimistic peopleWhy people reject compliments How to shift negative self-talkThe power of microthoughts Using humor and playfulness to support self-esteemThe Neural Negativity BiasResourcesThe Ultimate Self-Esteem Tool KitThe Motivation Mindset PodcastConnectRisa Williams, LMFThttps://www.risawilliams.com/Instagram https://www.instagram.com/risawilliamstherapy/ Dr. Tamara SolesInstagram  @drtamarasolesTwitter @drtamarasolesFacebook http://facebook.com/drtamarasolestamara@thesecurechild.comdrtamarasoles.comSupport the ShowHelp us spread the word so others can enjoy it as well1. Leave a review on itunes/apple podcast 2. Share an episode on Social media. Be sure to tag me on it so I can see @drtamarasoles on facebook  twitter and instagramDr. Tamara Soles is approved by the American Psychological Association and the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. Dr. Tamara Soles maintains responsibility for the program. Verify with your State or Provincial governing body to ensure APA and CPA approved activities are eligible.
Hacking Deficit Thinking in Schools with Dr. Byron McClure & Dr. Kelsie Reed
Feb 7 2023
Hacking Deficit Thinking in Schools with Dr. Byron McClure & Dr. Kelsie Reed
Enroll Now for 1 hour CE creditHow do we end deficit based-educational systems that disproportionately harm minoritized students and move from what's wrong to what's strong? Dr. Kelsie Reed and Dr. Byron McClure join me to reframe deficit thinking and provide practical strategies to move toward strength-based, equitable schools. Dr. Byron McClure, D.Ed., is a nationally certified school psychologist and founder of Lessons For SEL. He uses research and human-centered design thinking to build empathy, ideate, and co-create equitable solutions, which put the needs of people first. While formerly serving as the assistant director of school redesign at a high school in Southeast Washington, DC, he reimagined social-emotional learning. With a focus on systems level change, he ensures students from high-poverty communities have access to a quality education. He has done considerable work advocating for fair and equitable practices for all students, particularly for African American boys. He has designed and implemented school-wide initiatives such as SEL, restorative practices, MTSS, and trauma-responsive practices. Dr. McClure speaks across the country and believes in shifting from what’s wrong to what’s strong.Dr. Kelsie Reed is a nationally certified school psychologist who works at the elementary school level in Maryland. She graduated from Loyola University Chicago with her PhD and was the recipient of two awards for her dissertation titled, “Investigating Exclusionary Discipline: Teachers, Deficit Thinking, and Root Cause Analysis.” Dr. Reed also received awards for her dissertation work through the Society for the Study of School Psychology & the American Educational Research Association. Dr. Reed is passionate about advancing educational equity for minoritized students, disrupting the school-to-prison pipeline, and identifying and implementing alternatives to suspension. She has presented at the community, state, and national levels on school discipline practices and disparities, published in various journal articles, book chapters, and community journals on topics such as restorative practices, school-based consultation practices, juvenile justice youth re-entry into schools, and school discipline reform.HighlightsWhat is Deficit Thinking?Reframing what's wrong to what's strongHumanizing our DataUsing Satellite Data and Street DataDoing Strength based observationsStrength-based MeasuresChanging Systems not individuals ResourcesStrength Based Collective WebsiteConnectDr. Byron McClureTwitter @schoolpsychlife Instagram @bmcclure  Dr. Kelsie ReedInstagram @dr.kelsiereed and @sassy4socialjustice Twitter @drkelsiereed Dr. Tamara SolesInstagram  @drtamarasolesTwitter @drtamarasolesFacebook http://facebook.com/drtamarasolestamara@thesecurechild.comdrtamarasoles.comSupport the ShowHelp us spread the word so others can enjoy it as well1. Leave a review on itunes/apple podcast
Psychotherapy and Traumatic Brain Injury
Jan 24 2023
Psychotherapy and Traumatic Brain Injury
Get CE credit for this episodeDr. Tamara Soles welcomes guest Dr. Jen Blanchette who breaks down how psychologists may be better equippedto support TBI than they think. She shares how to leverage the core pillars of brain health and dispels myths around treatment forTBI’s. Dr. Jen highlights the importance of understanding the emotional “trauma" in a traumatic brain injury.   Dr. Jen Blanchette is a licensed psychologist, neuro-coach, and private practice owner.  Her specialization includes psychotherapy after brain injury incorporating cognitive rehabilitation, trauma therapies, and mindfulness approaches. Dr. Blanchette is the host of the TBI Therapist podcast which explores the intersections of mental health, trauma, and brain injury. She is a brain health consultant and coach for leaders, professionals, and athletes. With four degrees in psychology and deep knowledge of neuroscience she brings her knowledge to leaders and athletes to function at their best! HighlightsThe unexpected way Dr. Jen became an expert on TBIEmotion regulation and TBIUnderstanding the Trauma in TBIThe interplay between anxiety and TBI recoveryCognitive RehabilitationMyths in TBI treatmentResourcesFree Mini-Course on What they don't tell you after Concussion/TBITBI Therapist PodcastNeuropsychological Assessment 5th edition ("The Lezak")ConnectDr. Jen Blanchettehttps://tbitherapist.com/Instagram @tbitherapistFacebook https://www.facebook.com/theheartofbraininjury Dr. Tamara SolesInstagram  @drtamarasolesTwitter @drtamarasolesFacebook http://facebook.com/drtamarasolestamara@thesecurechild.comdrtamarasoles.comSupport the ShowHelp us spread the word so others can enjoy it as well1. Leave a review on itunes/apple podcast 2. Share an episode on Social media. Be sure to tag me on it so I can see @drtamarasoles on facebook  twitter and instagram
Authenticity with Rachel Awes
Nov 2 2022
Authenticity with Rachel Awes
Get CE credits for this episodeWhat is authenticity? How do therapists both show up authentically while creating safe space for their clients to do the same? Can authenticity exist without self-disclosure? Should we be encouraging clients to be authentic in all spaces? These questions and more are explored in this episode with guest psychologist, Rachel Awes. Discover various ways of empowering clients to explore what it means to be authentically themselves. Rachel Awes works as a psychologist, art playgroundist, and author, who loves listening to the beauty in people and animals and all living colors—and she truly embodies color, as she is also an ambassador for the Swedish clothing company, Gudrun Sjoden. Her 4 published gift/self-help books are infused with loads of her colorful drawings, all designed to affirm the human heart. Her newest illustrated book The Relationship Book: A Soulful, Transformational, and Artistic Inventory of Your Connective Life is releasing end of year 2022. She lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota, with her husband and tortoises, complete with wild bunnies in her yard, and two dear sons (ages 23 and 26) living nearby. Her most tender and mighty hope is to hold up a mirror for many, reflecting a hearty truth of your boundless worth. HighlightsAuthenticity's origins as a sense of agencyAuthenticity and the therapeutic relationshipBalancing authenticity and self-disclosureThe Authenticity ParadoxPsychological Safety and AuthenticityNeurodiversity and authenticityTherapeutic interventions to explore authenticityResourcesIs it safe to be authentic at work? https://www.fastcompany.com/90732060/3-reasons-not-to-bring-your-authentic-self-to-workAuthenticity Paradox https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIjI3TmEzrsResearch on authenticity- https://www.psychologytoday.com/ca/blog/what-doesnt-kill-us/202007/can-therapy-promote-authenticity ConnectRachel Aweshttps://www.rachelawes.com/ https://www.instagram.com/rachelawes/ https://www.facebook.com/rachel.awes/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCa6-cfs1E2zD3_bEC4_bV6wHer 4th illustrated personal growth/gift/self-help book will just be available for pre-order Oct. 4, 2022 called "The Relationship Book: A Soulful, Transformational, and Artistic Inventory of Your Connective Life" at https://www.etsy.com/shop/rachelawes/  Dr. Tamara SolesInstagram  @drtamarasolesTwitter @drtamarasolesFacebook http://facebook.com/drtamarasolestamara@thesecurechild.comdrtamarasoles.comSupport the ShowHelp us spread the word so others can enjoy it as well1. Leave a review on itunes/apple podcast 2. Share an episode on Social media. Be sure to tag me on it so I can see @drtamarasoles on facebook  twitter and instagram