Month: March 2017

The Transgender Community

Out and Informed March 1, 2017 76 No Comments

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Special guest clinician,Traci Medeiros-Bagan, MFTi and Jim Brillon begin a discussion about “the T” in LGBT, the Transgender Community. This is an especially misunderstood, underserved and vulnerable community. We strive to answer questions about transgender, Trans-Affirmative Therapy, the role of the couns

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10 Ways to Help Gay Men Improve Their Lives

Out and Informed March 1, 2017 54 No Comments

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Here are 10 excellent tips for helping gay men improve their lives: 1)Taking responsibilities in their own life: Bless yourself, don’t wait for society to accept you empower yourself 2)Affirming yourself by coming out: By staying in the closet, you are subject to acquire physical and mental health issues from the str

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Becoming a Gay Affirmative Therapist

Out and Informed March 1, 2017 51 No Comments

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In part 2 of our series, Dr. Joe Kort and Jim Brillon discuss the necessary orientation and process for becoming a gay-affirmative therapist. Drawing upon Dr. Kort’s quintessential book: Gay-Affirmative Therapy for the Straight Clinician, we discuss addressing our own internalized homophobia as therapists, educat

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Coming Out and LGBTQ Development

Out and Informed March 1, 2017 54 No Comments

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Jim Brillon goes beneath the surface in starting a discussion about coming out, the impact of shame and the different developmental pathway that gay children go through, from childhood through adolescence and toward adulthood. An important reminder: Gay adults were once gay children. Coming out is one marker of an inte

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Solving Problems in 7 Steps

The World Within March 1, 2017 62 No Comments

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In this episode, I explain the problem-solving process. Problem-solving is the function of human adult ego-state. Then I will discuss how value system is related to this process and ways of figuring out your values. Problem solving steps: 1) Problem Identification 2) Set SMART goals: ex. I would like to spend at least

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How To Get Confidence

Circle of Insight March 1, 2017 50 No Comments

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Join Dr. Carlos as he explores how to get confidence with author Kim Egelsee. Getting Your Life to a Ten +; Tips and Tools for finding your purpose, being in your power and living an amazing life is a powerful “”how to”” book for anyone wanting more happiness, success, and balance in their life.

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What is Transactional Analysis?

The World Within March 1, 2017 33 No Comments

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The show educates the viewers on Transactional Analysis(TA). This is a model that discusses different aspects of personality and provides insight regarding introspection and self-knowledge. Transactional analysis is a theory developed by Eric Berne. This analysis examines the three ego states within ourselves, the chil

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PSYCHED! – The Psychology of Attraction

Psyched March 1, 2017 78 No Comments

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What are the special and exciting behaviors that add up to attracting a great mate and lover? Today, we discuss the psychology of attraction! Gerry, Julie-Ann, and their guest Dr. Bob Weathers focus on the psychology of attraction. The deepest feelings you have inside will be projected onto the signals you send out to

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Positive Psychology and Goal Setting

Psyched March 1, 2017 93 No Comments

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Positive psychology enhances our personal psychological strengths, builds self-esteem and self-worth, motivates us. The first episode of Psyched! highlights positive psychology and improving daily happiness. Positive psychology uses optimism, self-efficacy, positive illusions, gratitude, compassion, openness to experie

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Stress

Psych 1on1 March 1, 2017 34 No Comments

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Julie-Ann Goode and Dr. Ehsan Gharadjedaghi discuss stress. They discuss the different types and how stress can even be a good thing if kept in check in your life.

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