Interview with Jenn Brandel, LICSW, Author

Jenn Brandel, LICSW, was kind enough to talk with me about her work as a social worker and writer. She has two books and provides some awesome, free assessments on her website. 1. To start off, can you tell me about your professional background?I am a licensed clinical social worker and have been practicing forContinue reading “Interview with Jenn Brandel, LICSW, Author”

Interview with Erlene Grise-Owens, Social Worker, Author, Educator

I would like to thank Erlene Grise-Owens, Partner, The Wellness Group, ETC  for taking the time to talk with me about her work, especially because I got confused about time zones and left her waiting in the Zoom meeting. Erlene is a social worker who writes primarily about provider mental health and self-care, issues thatContinue reading “Interview with Erlene Grise-Owens, Social Worker, Author, Educator”

Interview with Jose Luis, Psychotherapist and Writer

Jose Luis is a Jungian and systemic psychotherapist who works with teens and adults in Mexico who agreed to talk with me about his work. He writes a column for Thresholds, an online publication based in the United Kingdom. Regarding writing the column, Jose said, “My aim … is to have this space where weContinue reading “Interview with Jose Luis, Psychotherapist and Writer”

Interview with Ashley Pallathra, Doctoral Candidate and Author

1. To start off, can you tell me a bit about your professional background? Both myself (Ashley Pallathra, M.A.) and my writing partner (Edward Brodkin, M.D.), work as mental health professionals and clinical researchers. I hold my master’s degree in psychology, and I am currently a clinical psychology doctoral candidate at The Catholic University ofContinue reading “Interview with Ashley Pallathra, Doctoral Candidate and Author”

Interview with Jaynay Johnson, LMFT, Teen Therapist, and Author

Jaynay Johnson, LMFT, is a therapist who specializes in teen mental health and practices in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She does amazing work with teens struggling with self-harm, suicidal ideation, depression, and anxiety. She is also the author of three books: Dear Teen Self, a book to help adolescent girls through the difficulties of beingContinue reading “Interview with Jaynay Johnson, LMFT, Teen Therapist, and Author”

Interview with Tracy Gilmour-Nimoy, Therapist and Writer

Content warning: this post discusses late-term pregnancy loss. Tracy Gilmour Nimoy is a therapist in California certified in Perinatal Mental Health. She has a wonderful blog about mental health and has some excellent resources on her website. Tracy was kind enough to take some time to talk with me about her practice and the storyContinue reading “Interview with Tracy Gilmour-Nimoy, Therapist and Writer”

Interview with Dr. Margaret DeLong, Psychologist and Author

I had the opportunity to chat with Dr. Margaret DeLong about her work as The Gratitude Psychologist. Dr. DeLong is an author and psychologist with a dynamic and innovative practice, and I loved having the opportunity to get to know her! 1. Your website says you’re the Gratitude Psychologist. What does this mean to you,Continue reading “Interview with Dr. Margaret DeLong, Psychologist and Author”

I Don’t Want To Be Bad available at Full Circle Co-Op

A local book store, Full Circle Book Co-Op, has agreed to stock I Don’t Want To Be Bad! As with purchasing online, copies are $9.99, but part of the profits will go to a local business that does awesome things in the Sioux Falls community! Come by and check out other local authors, have aContinue reading “I Don’t Want To Be Bad available at Full Circle Co-Op”