Men Who Talk Heal

Zach Miley and Brandon Rounick

Men Who Talk Heal is a podcast that aims to not just de-stigmatize conversations about mental health, but to normalize them! Zach Miley, a Social Worker, and Brandon Rounick, a Certified Health and Wellness Coach host this funny, relaxed, and real podcast about their own mental health challenges are joined by guests from all different walks of life to talk about their experiences with mental health. read less
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Episodes

Embracing Mortality: Exploring Thoughts on Death and Dying
Aug 7 2023
Embracing Mortality: Exploring Thoughts on Death and Dying
CONTENT WARNING: This episode discusses topics (Death and Dying) that may be difficult for some listeners, please consider your own emotional well-being when listening and utilize appropriate resources to take care of yourself. In this thought-provoking episode, we dive deep into the often unspoken contemplation of death, dying, and mortality. Join Zach and Brandon as they engage in candid conversations about the human experience of facing our inevitable end. Discover strategies to navigate the complexities of these thoughts, find solace in shared perspectives, and learn how embracing the contemplation of mortality can lead to personal growth and a deeper appreciation for life. Tune in for a compassionate exploration of a topic that touches us all."Men Who Talk Heal" is a podcast that is intended to entertain and inform. The opinions and information expressed and exchanged in this podcast and on any associated sites (including social media and this website) are not intended to substitute professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment of any illness, disease, or condition. Listeners should consult a professional regarding their individual needs. Listeners should not begin, modify, or stop any treatment or intervention based on the information shared in this podcast.Additionally, the opinions expressed by the hosts of this show and/or guests appearing on the show are those of that individual and do not represent the views or opinions of any other entity. Hosts and guests appearing on the show that hold a license or credential by any governing board are not operating in the capacity of their license or credential while participating in the podcast.If you are experiencing a medical or mental health emergency, you should dial 911 or proceed to your nearest emergency department.For additional crisis resources, you can call or text the National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at 988. Support the show
Kindergarten Korner: The Finale
Jul 5 2023
Kindergarten Korner: The Finale
Join Zach, Brandon, and a very special guest, Zach's son Aiden, for an unforgettable episode of Kindergarten Korner. In this heartwarming finale, Aiden returns to the show to reflect on his entire kindergarten year of school. As they sit down together, they reminisce about Aiden's first appearance as a guest at the beginning of the year, where he shared his excitement and apprehensions about starting kindergarten. Now, they delve into Aiden's experiences, sharing his growth, challenges, and memorable moments throughout the year."Men Who Talk Heal" is a podcast that is intended to entertain and inform. The opinions and information expressed and exchanged in this podcast and on any associated sites (including social media and this website) are not intended to substitute professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment of any illness, disease, or condition. Listeners should consult a professional regarding their individual needs. Listeners should not begin, modify, or stop any treatment or intervention based on the information shared in this podcast.Additionally, the opinions expressed by the hosts of this show and/or guests appearing on the show are those of that individual and do not represent the views or opinions of any other entity. Hosts and guests appearing on the show that hold a license or credential by any governing board are not operating in the capacity of their license or credential while participating in the podcast.If you are experiencing a medical or mental health emergency, you should dial 911 or proceed to your nearest emergency department.For additional crisis resources, you can call or text the National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at 988. Support the show
Catching Up, EMDR Therapy, and Navigating Moral Dilemmas: Finding Balance and Inner Growth
Jun 26 2023
Catching Up, EMDR Therapy, and Navigating Moral Dilemmas: Finding Balance and Inner Growth
In this episode of Men Who Talk Heal, hosts Zach and Brandon engage in a heartfelt catch-up session, sharing personal updates, triumphs, and challenges. They then delve into the fascinating world of EMDR therapy, discussing its efficacy in trauma healing and personal growth. The conversation takes a thought-provoking turn as they tackle the moral dilemma of supporting corporations that don't align with personal values. Navigating this complex issue, Zach and Brandon explore strategies for finding balance, engaging in ethical consumerism, and fostering inner growth. Tune in to gain insights, explore new perspectives, and discover ways to navigate life's challenges with integrity and personal empowerment."Men Who Talk Heal" is a podcast that is intended to entertain and inform. The opinions and information expressed and exchanged in this podcast and on any associated sites (including social media and this website) are not intended to substitute professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment of any illness, disease, or condition. Listeners should consult a professional regarding their individual needs. Listeners should not begin, modify, or stop any treatment or intervention based on the information shared in this podcast.Additionally, the opinions expressed by the hosts of this show and/or guests appearing on the show are those of that individual and do not represent the views or opinions of any other entity. Hosts and guests appearing on the show that hold a license or credential by any governing board are not operating in the capacity of their license or credential while participating in the podcast.If you are experiencing a medical or mental health emergency, you should dial 911 or proceed to your nearest emergency department.For additional crisis resources, you can call or text the National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at 988. Support the show
Coping with Anger, Family of Choice, Shrinking Supports
Feb 13 2023
Coping with Anger, Family of Choice, Shrinking Supports
Zach and Brandon talk about a recent conversation Zach had with his therapist where he processed through some anger he's been having (which isn't a typical emotion for him), the concept of 'family of choice,' and the stress of feeling like your network of support is shrinking.Check Out Our Website!Follow Us on Facebook and Instagram!Music from: www.purple-planet.comImportant:"Men Who Talk Heal" is a podcast that is intended to entertain and inform. The opinions and information expressed and exchanged in this podcast and on any associated sites (including social media and this website) are not intended to substitute professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment of any illness, disease, or condition. Listeners should consult a professional regarding their individual needs. Listeners should not begin, modify, or stop any treatment or intervention based on the information shared in this podcast.Additionally, the opinions expressed by the hosts of this show and/or guests appearing on the show are those of that individual and do not represent the views or opinions of any other entity. Hosts and guests appearing on the show that hold a license or credential by any governing board are not operating in the capacity of their license or credential while participating in the podcast.If you are experiencing a medical or mental health emergency, you should dial 911 or proceed to your nearest emergency department.For additional crisis resources you can call or text the National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at 988. Support the show
Vulnerability in Friendships and Relationships
Jan 30 2023
Vulnerability in Friendships and Relationships
In our episode one year ago, "Moments of Strength Pt. 1," Brandon shared that he had been struggling with trusting that people could care and love about him or actually want him as a part of their life among other challenges with friendships and relationships. In this episode, Brandon talks about how things are different one year later and what he's learned about being open and vulnerable in friendships and relationships even after experiencing pain and hurt.Check Out Our Website!Follow Us on Facebook and Instagram!Music from: www.purple-planet.comImportant:"Men Who Talk Heal" is a podcast that is intended to entertain and inform. The opinions and information expressed and exchanged in this podcast and on any associated sites (including social media and this website) are not intended to substitute professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment of any illness, disease, or condition. Listeners should consult a professional regarding their individual needs. Listeners should not begin, modify, or stop any treatment or intervention based on the information shared in this podcast.Additionally, the opinions expressed by the hosts of this show and/or guests appearing on the show are those of that individual and do not represent the views or opinions of any other entity. Hosts and guests appearing on the show that hold a license or credential by any governing board are not operating in the capacity of their license or credential while participating in the podcast.If you are experiencing a medical or mental health emergency, you should dial 911 or proceed to your nearest emergency department.For additional crisis resources you can call or text the National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at 988. Support the show
Music, Your Memories, and Your Mind
Jan 23 2023
Music, Your Memories, and Your Mind
Zach and Brandon discuss a "challenge" to create a playlist of their top 100 songs, what they find out is that these are not favorite songs but rather music that has carries some type of weight from a moment in their life. The guys discuss the formation of these neuropathways, the process of creating these playlists, and the surprising benefit it had on their mental health.Check Out Zach's Playlist on SpotifyCheck Out Our Website!Follow Us on Facebook and Instagram!Music from: www.purple-planet.comImportant:"Men Who Talk Heal" is a podcast that is intended to entertain and inform. The opinions and information expressed and exchanged in this podcast and on any associated sites (including social media and this website) are not intended to substitute professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment of any illness, disease, or condition. Listeners should consult a professional regarding their individual needs. Listeners should not begin, modify, or stop any treatment or intervention based on the information shared in this podcast.Additionally, the opinions expressed by the hosts of this show and/or guests appearing on the show are those of that individual and do not represent the views or opinions of any other entity. Hosts and guests appearing on the show that hold a license or credential by any governing board are not operating in the capacity of their license or credential while participating in the podcast.If you are experiencing a medical or mental health emergency, you should dial 911 or proceed to your nearest emergency department.For additional crisis resources you can call or text the National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at 988.Support the show Support the show
The Rundown: Holiday Review, 86 Lexapro, Trauma-Informed NFL, and Otto Oops
Jan 16 2023
The Rundown: Holiday Review, 86 Lexapro, Trauma-Informed NFL, and Otto Oops
We're back from break and we've got a HUGE episode! The guys talk about their holidays, Zach talks about weaning off Lexapro, they share their thoughts on Damar Hamlin and the NFL's handling of his medical emergency, and Zach shares his experience with the movie "A Man Called Otto" (SPOILER ALERTS).Give our friend at Zinke Apiary and Apothecary some love!Check Out Our Website!Follow Us on Facebook and Instagram!Music from: www.purple-planet.comImportant:"Men Who Talk Heal" is a podcast that is intended to entertain and inform. The opinions and information expressed and exchanged in this podcast and on any associated sites (including social media and this website) are not intended to substitute professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment of any illness, disease, or condition. Listeners should consult a professional regarding their individual needs. Listeners should not begin, modify, or stop any treatment or intervention based on the information shared in this podcast.Additionally, the opinions expressed by the hosts of this show and/or guests appearing on the show are those of that individual and do not represent the views or opinions of any other entity. Hosts and guests appearing on the show that hold a license or credential by any governing board are not operating in the capacity of their license or credential while participating in the podcast.If you are experiencing a medical or mental health emergency, you should dial 911 or proceed to your nearest emergency department.For additional crisis resources you can call or text the National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at 988. Support the show
Help Me, Doctor!
Nov 28 2022
Help Me, Doctor!
Not feeling right can be frustrating enough but then add it trying to navigate our healthcare system and getting what you need out of your providers. Zach and Brandon discuss how to advocate for yourself and take control of your care so that you can get what you need.Check Out Our Website!Follow Us on Facebook and Instagram!Music from: www.purple-planet.comImportant:"Men Who Talk Heal" is a podcast that is intended to entertain and inform. The opinions and information expressed and exchanged in this podcast and on any associated sites (including social media and this website) are not intended to substitute professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment of any illness, disease, or condition. Listeners should consult a professional regarding their individual needs. Listeners should not begin, modify, or stop any treatment or intervention based on the information shared in this podcast.Additionally, the opinions expressed by the hosts of this show and/or guests appearing on the show are those of that individual and do not represent the views or opinions of any other entity. Hosts and guests appearing on the show that hold a license or credential by any governing board are not operating in the capacity of their license or credential while participating in the podcast.If you are experiencing a medical or mental health emergency, you should dial 911 or proceed to your nearest emergency department.For additional crisis resources you can call or text the National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at 988. Support the show
Listeners Who Talk Heal: Noah Braley
Oct 31 2022
Listeners Who Talk Heal: Noah Braley
We interview listener Noah Braley about his experience listening to the show, his personal mental health challenges and more! Noah talks about having ADHD, possible autism, and his journey transitioning from female to male.Check Out Our Website!Follow Us on Facebook and Instagram!Music from: www.purple-planet.comImportant:"Men Who Talk Heal" is a podcast that is intended to entertain and inform. The opinions and information expressed and exchanged in this podcast and on any associated sites (including social media and this website) are not intended to substitute professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment of any illness, disease, or condition. Listeners should consult a professional regarding their individual needs. Listeners should not begin, modify, or stop any treatment or intervention based on the information shared in this podcast.Additionally, the opinions expressed by the hosts of this show and/or guests appearing on the show are those of that individual and do not represent the views or opinions of any other entity. Hosts and guests appearing on the show that hold a license or credential by any governing board are not operating in the capacity of their license or credential while participating in the podcast.If you are experiencing a medical or mental health emergency, you should dial 911 or proceed to your nearest emergency department.For additional crisis resources you can call or text the National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at 988. Support the show
Help Wanted (From You!)
Oct 24 2022
Help Wanted (From You!)
In this episode, Zach and Brandon address some recent feedback they received about the show and discuss how you can get involved to be a part of the conversation. We want to hear from YOU and talk about YOU and REAL mental health, not JUST the science, so let's do it!Check Out Our Website!Follow Us on Facebook and Instagram!Music from: www.purple-planet.comImportant:"Men Who Talk Heal" is a podcast that is intended to entertain and inform. The opinions and information expressed and exchanged in this podcast and on any associated sites (including social media and this website) are not intended to substitute professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment of any illness, disease, or condition. Listeners should consult a professional regarding their individual needs. Listeners should not begin, modify, or stop any treatment or intervention based on the information shared in this podcast.Additionally, the opinions expressed by the hosts of this show and/or guests appearing on the show are those of that individual and do not represent the views or opinions of any other entity. Hosts and guests appearing on the show that hold a license or credential by any governing board are not operating in the capacity of their license or credential while participating in the podcast.If you are experiencing a medical or mental health emergency, you should dial 911 or proceed to your nearest emergency department.For additional crisis resources you can call or text the National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at 988. Support the show
The 5 Types of Trauma: Part II
Oct 10 2022
The 5 Types of Trauma: Part II
This is the 2nd part of the two part series on the five types of trauma where Zach and Brandon discuss Ancestral and Intergenerational trauma, Vicarious and Secondary trauma, and Systemic and Institutional trauma.Check Out Our Website!Follow Us on Facebook and Instagram!Music from: www.purple-planet.comImportant:"Men Who Talk Heal" is a podcast that is intended to entertain and inform. The opinions and information expressed and exchanged in this podcast and on any associated sites (including social media and this website) are not intended to substitute professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment of any illness, disease, or condition. Listeners should consult a professional regarding their individual needs. Listeners should not begin, modify, or stop any treatment or intervention based on the information shared in this podcast.Additionally, the opinions expressed by the hosts of this show and/or guests appearing on the show are those of that individual and do not represent the views or opinions of any other entity. Hosts and guests appearing on the show that hold a license or credential by any governing board are not operating in the capacity of their license or credential while participating in the podcast.If you are experiencing a medical or mental health emergency, you should dial 911 or proceed to your nearest emergency department.For additional crisis resources you can call or text the National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at 988. Support the show
The 5 Types of Trauma: Part I
Oct 3 2022
The 5 Types of Trauma: Part I
This is the first part of a two part series where Zach and Brandon discuss the five types of trauma commonly experienced by people in society. Specifically in this episode the guys discuss Acute & Shock trauma and Developmental trauma.Check Out Our Website!Follow Us on Facebook and Instagram!Music from: www.purple-planet.comImportant:"Men Who Talk Heal" is a podcast that is intended to entertain and inform. The opinions and information expressed and exchanged in this podcast and on any associated sites (including social media and this website) are not intended to substitute professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment of any illness, disease, or condition. Listeners should consult a professional regarding their individual needs. Listeners should not begin, modify, or stop any treatment or intervention based on the information shared in this podcast.Additionally, the opinions expressed by the hosts of this show and/or guests appearing on the show are those of that individual and do not represent the views or opinions of any other entity. Hosts and guests appearing on the show that hold a license or credential by any governing board are not operating in the capacity of their license or credential while participating in the podcast.If you are experiencing a medical or mental health emergency, you should dial 911 or proceed to your nearest emergency department.For additional crisis resources you can call or text the National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at 988. Support the show