124 episodes

Beyond Well With Sheila Hamilton is a podcast for people who just want to live better. Each week, we dive into a different aspect of emotional and behavioral health with our co-hosts, Dr. Jenna LeJeune and Dr. Jim Polo, along with authors, artists, and people with lived experience.

Beyond Well with Sheila Hamilton Sheila Hamilton

    • Mental Health
    • 4.7 • 32 Ratings

Beyond Well With Sheila Hamilton is a podcast for people who just want to live better. Each week, we dive into a different aspect of emotional and behavioral health with our co-hosts, Dr. Jenna LeJeune and Dr. Jim Polo, along with authors, artists, and people with lived experience.

    Ep. 124/ Beyond Well Podcast Margo Fowkes Saltwater Greif and loss

    Ep. 124/ Beyond Well Podcast Margo Fowkes Saltwater Greif and loss

    Margo Fowkes turned her enormous grief over the death of her son into a global force for communal healing.

    • 19 min
    Ep. 123/ Dr. Polo Loneliness and Mental Health

    Ep. 123/ Dr. Polo Loneliness and Mental Health

    Tips for coping with isolation during quarantine.

    • 24 min
    Ep. 121/ Dr. Polo How to Help Someone Who is Suffering

    Ep. 121/ Dr. Polo How to Help Someone Who is Suffering

    It is a time of great suffering for many people. Self-reported surveys suggest 2/3 of Americans are experiencing severe depression and anxiety. But, if you are a family member of someone who is suffering, talking about mental health issues is extraordinarily charged and potentially dangerous. Dr. Jim Polo walks us through best practices for helping someone who is hurting emotionally.

    • 22 min
    Ep. 120/ Jamaal and Christina Lane-Barbershop to Be Great University

    Ep. 120/ Jamaal and Christina Lane-Barbershop to Be Great University

    Cristina and Jamaal Lane founded three barbershops for black clients living in Portland, Oregon. Their conversations with thousands of people about what they needed to cultivate greatness led to the creation of Be Great University, a virtual community and learning platform for professionals who want to pivot professionally or increase their core business skills. Be Great University provides a step by step process for finding your inner purpose. 

    • 20 min
    Ep. 119/ Dr. Polo Substance Abuse-How to Get Help During Covid

    Ep. 119/ Dr. Polo Substance Abuse-How to Get Help During Covid

    More than half of all Americans are coping with quarantine stress, depression, and anxiety.  Substance abuse and drug use have also increased, and access to residential treatment centers is limited due to the pandemic's spread. Dr. Jim Polo walks us through treatment options available during this time.

    • 24 min
    Ep. 122/ Dr. Polo Neurological Damage and Covid19

    Ep. 122/ Dr. Polo Neurological Damage and Covid19

    Researchers are scrambling to understand just how COVID-19 impacts the brain and what scientists can do to prevent long-term damage. Anxiety, depression, brain-fog, hallucinations, stroke and olfactory damage are all neurological symptoms now associated with Covid19. Dr. Jim Polo talks about potential treatment and outcomes available for people with neurological symptoms.

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

JSH-22 ,

Powerful, inspring, personal

First, let me say, Sheila Hamilton has a terrific voice and is a great interviewer. She is curious and makes space for her guests but also tells some of her own experience. The guests and topics are varied and I seem to find something helpful in each episode. HIghly recommended for anyone who is struggling or simply wants to know themselves and those around them better.

Hazel Jayne ,

Interesting guests

But please examine your attitudes toward psych meds and those of us who need them to live full and healthy lives. We get enough shame from society in general and don’t need to hear it from therapists. I just can’t listen anymore. Too hurtful.

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