58 episodes

Connecting with industry leaders and professionals in various areas of the workforce to learn about and address the mental health needs they see in their areas of work, and also to educate the general public about mental health and resources available to them. Our goal is to engage, educate, identify, and discuss mental health and the gaps in services and knowledge relating to the mental health field.

Connections Chat Lauren Sepulvador

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 29 Ratings

Connecting with industry leaders and professionals in various areas of the workforce to learn about and address the mental health needs they see in their areas of work, and also to educate the general public about mental health and resources available to them. Our goal is to engage, educate, identify, and discuss mental health and the gaps in services and knowledge relating to the mental health field.

    Lauren with Krista Weaver on Learned Helplessness

    Lauren with Krista Weaver on Learned Helplessness

    Krista Weaver, LMSW, Program Therapist at Connections Wellness Group for the PHP/IOP adult mental health group (Supervised by Baqi Martin LCSW-S). She sees individual clients in private practice outside of group therapy. During her career as a social worker, Krista has worked closely with victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, substance use, and general mental health. In this conversation, Lauren and Krista discover what learned helplessness can look like, where it comes from, and h...

    • 23 min
    Lauren with Officer Todd Gyure on Brain Health for First Responders

    Lauren with Officer Todd Gyure on Brain Health for First Responders

    Officer Todd Gyure has worked at the Garland Police Department for over 20 years with 16.5 years of that time spent working in the Patrol unit. For the past 3.5 years Todd has been assigned to the Garland Police Departments Wellness Unit. Todd is in his 11th year as a member of The Garland Police Departments S.W.A.T. team as a hostage negotiator. Todd is passionate about all things brain health for both the public he serves, and the law enforcement/first responder community at lar...

    • 40 min
    Lauren with Treva Noriega on the Fentanyl Poisoning Epidemic

    Lauren with Treva Noriega on the Fentanyl Poisoning Epidemic

    Treva Noriega lost her son Cooper Noriega to fentanyl poisoning on June 9, 2022. Treva has become an activist for ending the fentanyl epidemic and continuing the legacy that Cooper started to help others. Before Cooper passed, he founded Coop’s Advice, a non-profit organization to GenZ rethink how our society understands and addresses mental health and addiction. Coops Advice Foundation coopsadvice.orgEnd Overdose endoverdose.netTreva Noriega Instagram trevawellsnoriegaThank you for list...

    • 35 min
    Lauren with Sarah Robinson on the Stutz Documentary

    Lauren with Sarah Robinson on the Stutz Documentary

    Sarah Robinson, LPC, Clinical Manager of Onboarding at Connections Wellness Group is a fan favorite of the Connections Chat podcast! Sarah is back for her 4th episode so if you haven't listened to her others or enjoyed this episode be sure to check them out. In this episode, Lauren and Sarah discuss the Stutz documentary on Netflix. We would love to hear your thoughts! What did you think of this documentary? Thank you for listening! If you have topic ideas, a possible guest, or would lik...

    • 33 min
    Lauren with Dr. Shanna Garza on Teen Anxiety and Holistic Practice

    Lauren with Dr. Shanna Garza on Teen Anxiety and Holistic Practice

    Shanna Garza, MD is an Adolescent Medicine physician and the Clinic Director of Girls to Women/Young Men’s Health and Wellness in McKinney, a multidisciplinary Adolescent Medicine practice offering comprehensive medical and mental health care to teenagers and young people age 10-25. Dr. Garza received her B.S. in Biology from Emory University and attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. Following her medical education, she completed a Family Medicine residency at John Peter...

    • 21 min
    Lauren with Maggie Stroud on Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) Therapy with Eating Disorders

    Lauren with Maggie Stroud on Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) Therapy with Eating Disorders

    Maggie Stroud MCN, RD, LD, CEDS is passionate about being a dietitian specializing in eating disorders and ARFID. Lauren and Maggie discuss what Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) Therapy looks like with Eating Disorders. Maggie discusses ARFID and messaging we all receive about food. Thank you for listening! If you have topic ideas, a possible guest, or would like to share feedback please e-mail the host at lauren.sepulvador@connectionswellnessgroup.comWatch our video podcasts...

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

ABoe2023 ,

Professional and good stuff

Lauren does an amazing job of asking the right questions and digging into parts of mental health that we all want to know about! Professional and intriguing but fun and not too lengthy. All good stuff! Listen and fill up your mental health bucket!

HannahTerrio ,

Amazing Mental Health Podcast

Y’all, I am the podcast connoisseur regarding mental health podcasts, and this one is by far my favorite! The host is phenomenal at leading the guests through the interview and discussing topics that encompass serious mental health issues that people tend to shy away from. I love tuning in every week for the new episode; I learn something new every time! Take a listen - I promise you will not be disappointed 😊

321hp321 ,

Inclusive

This podcast features so many mental health professionals from all aspects of the industry. It’s diverse and inclusive. I listen every week!

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