The official podcast of the Firefly Movement: with Licensed Professional Counselor Alyssa Williamson.
We’re shining a light on mental health, personal growth, and highlighting people who make the world a little less dark. Each episode we interview someone making a difference in the world, and find out how they discovered, developed, and started sharing their unique gifts.
How to Recover from a Relationship with a Narcissist: with Shannon Higgins LPC-S
Whether you had a narcissistic parent, are into true crime, or are just not sure about the guy you’re dating, this episode is for you. Alyssa Williamson sits down with Shannon Higgins, a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor specializing in Narcissism and Abuse Recovery, to talk about what Narcissism is, why it’s on the rise, how you can identify a narcissist, and how to recover if you’ve experienced narcissistic abuse. We packed tons of information into this episode, and you’re not going to want to miss it!
The Firefly Movement Team: Who lit the way for you to become a therapist?
In this episode, Alyssa Williamson, LPC, interviews three members of the Firefly Movement Team. This is a true “feel good” episode. Our team shares about who encouraged them on their way to becoming licensed mental health professionals, and how their “fireflies” helped them discover and develop their unique gifts to help others! Don’t miss it! Contributors include Mark Olkowlski, LMFT Associate, Kerri Part, LPC Intern, and Beth Hunt, LPC Intern. All three are supervised by our founder, Lynn McCracken, LPC-S, LMFT-S.
Christy Doering, LCSW: Maternal Mental Health
Christy Doering, LCSW, owner of Sage Counseling LLC, joins us for a very special episode to talk about maternal mental health and postpartum! We cover what’s normal, what not, and when to seek professional help. Christy is also a wealth of knowledge on how you can support yourself pre and post birth, and how you can care for new moms in your life. Christy also gifts us with her own touching story of loss and recovery and how she became the clinician she is today. Don’t miss it!
Lynn McCracken: Finding Solid Ground in the Midst of Uncertainty
With the ongoing spread of COVID-19, our founder Lynn McCracken, joined us to discuss strategies to find solid ground, stay centered, and care for our mental health when the world feels uncertain. This episode is full of practical evidence based tips and strategies to help you care for your family’s mental health as you navigate change!
Take a Breath: Anxiety Relief During COVID-19
SPECIAL EDITION: Erin Johnson, a therapist with us at Firefly Movement, joins Alyssa to talk about anxiety, COVID-19, and how to bolster mental health for the whole family. We’ll cover coping skills, family dynamics, and even how to keep your kids from driving you crazy while stuck at home. It’s your mental health toolkit for COVID-19!
Kristin Williams: An Anti-Diet Dietician on Eating Disorder Recovery and Embracing your True Worth
Kristin Williams is a registered dietician and Certified Eating Disorder Specialist in the Dallas area. In this episode we talk about Kristin’s recovery journey, why she’s an “Anti-Diet Dietician” and the “Health at Every Size Model” she embraces.
Her education and expertise in nutrition, she is a wealth of knowledge about what a “healthy” diet actually looks like, and a fierce advocate for the health at every size perspective.
She’s also a Christian who has used her education in ministry at her local church, and has a book coming out this spring! It’s called “Unworthy Weight: Reclaiming your Worth from a Number on the Scale and finding your True Identity in Christ.
You can pre-order on her website at wonderfullymadenutritioncounseling.com
Real content, actionable insights
Firefly has been on my backlog list for a while, finally got around to listening and WOW! No softball questions, no meandering fluff chat, just meaty content with insights and tips you can apply to your life now. Thanks Team Firefly!
Alyssa is helping me meet some dynamic people who are inspiring me to make a difference in my world. Thank you firefly movement!
Alyssa Williamson is amazing
This counselor has a gift. Thank you Alyssa Williamson.