Vena M. Wilson, LCSW- along her guests, will identify strategies, share insights, and provide guidance on ways to enhance harmony, peace, and healing in the relationships we have with our friends,
our family members, as well as the relationship that we have with ourselves.
Cultivate Healing with a Power Punch with Mia Reid
Mia Reid, MA, LCMHC, LLPC is the founder of "Change Happens Today", a private practice agency located in Southfield, Michigan. Mia has over 25 years of experience working in higher education, where she assists students with problems solving conflicts and crafting helpful resolutions to the matters that impact their daily functioning. In her practice, she provides support to clients who experience various concerns related to stress, anxiety, depression, grief, ADHD, mood disorders, and PTSD.
Helpful Guidance for the Clinical Provider with Dr. Angela Roman Clack
Dr. Angela Roman Clack is a licensed psychotherapist, doctorly-trained clinician, and owner of Clack Associates LLC, a private practice outpatient counseling center in Southern New Jersey. She has over 25 years of experience working in the mental health field. In 2002, she earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from Argosy University in Washington, D.C.
Nutrition, Health, and Wellness with Laterria Patton
Laterria Patton is a writer, healer, and activist who produces content about nutrition that promotes reproductive health as well as hormonal balance specifically for black women.
In this episode, we discuss:
- What is emotional eating?
- How women's hormones affect their emotions and how what
we eat affects our hormones
- Recommendations on how to keep your hormones balanced
on a consistent basis
- How food deserts disproportionately affect black and Latin
Vena M. Wilson, LCSW shares valuable information about how resilience is developed in a child and ways that adults can promote/enhance a youth’s innate resilience after adversity.
The Science of Resilience –Center on The Developing Child at Harvard University
Erica Fryenberg. ‘Coping and The Challenge of Resistance’ Sarah Hudson, Ph.D. ‘Overcoming Adversity’ As Written in Policy, Vol. 32, No.3, Spring 2016
Spare The Rod, Spoil The Child
Vena M. Wilson, LCSW responds to a letter from a curious listener who wants to know whether spanking a child, (corporal punishment) is a beneficial approach to get children to follow rules. Vena offers ideas and strategies to reduce the possibility of long-term, negative consequences due to ineffective discipline approaches.
Skillfully Navigating Through Family Toxicity with Anita Washington, M.Ed., M.B.A.
This episode was recorded during the holiday season but the tips on how to heal and establish support outside of your biological family are solid all year ‘round.
Vena Wilson, LCSW is joined by author Anita Washington as they discuss different ways you can protect yourself from dysfunctional and toxic family members. The conversation covers how to set a personal baseline, stay in control and how to transform the negative energy you may encounter during this time of year.