Mental Health is Wealth with Dr. Sh’nai Simmons
In today’s episode, Alton speaks with Dr. Sh’nai Simmons, a licensed mental health professional, about all things mental health. Dr. Simmons shares her perspectives on many common topics in the mental health world today, from the effects of COVID, the impact of social media, common trends she notices in healthy marriages, and much more. She shares tips for getting help for not only yourself, but others as well.
Dr. Simmons has a Master’s degree in Community Counseling and a doctorate degree in Counselor Education and Supervision from Regent University. She is licensed to practice professionally in the states of Virginia and Florida and has a virtual presence for consultation with individuals in other states. She has an extensive history of supporting local agencies with her expertise and helping their efforts to dialogue with their stakeholders. Dr. Sh’nai is a passionate mental health professional, public speaker, and community activist who is focused on bringing restoration to communities and committed to “helping people use what they have to get what they want.”
This is an episode you don’t want to miss!
1:45 Introduction to Dr. Sh’nai Simmons
4:08 How Dr. Sh’nai began her career in Mental Health.
9:09 Dr. Simmons shares her perspective on the correlation between minority communities and mental health.
13:44 How the bible and mental health support each other.
16:59 The effects of the COVID pandemic on mental health.
20:46 How social media negatively impacts teen girls.
26:14 Dr. Simmons shares about her work with married couples.
30:37 Alton and Dr. Simmons discuss marriage with a christian lens.
34:39 Sex Addiction within the church
40:57 Common themes of marriages that lead to separation and divorce
43:35 The importance of meeting people where they are at to get them the help they need
51:07 Alton’s personal experience with his therapist
53:23 Dr. Simmons’ routines to ensuring her own positive mental health
57:10 Dr. Simmons shares about her family
59:06 How to get in touch with Dr. Simmons
Resources mentioned in today’s episode:
Dr. Simmons’ Personal Website: http://drshnai.com/ (http://drshnai.com/)
Dr. Simmons’ Professional Services: http://communityvictory.com/ (http://communityvictory.com/)
Get In Touch Network: https://www.facebook.com/GetInTouchNetwork (https://www.facebook.com/GetInTouchNetwork)
Black Moves First Sex Addiciton Episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hvqeg7yhn_w (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hvqeg7yhn_w)
Male vs Man by Dondre T Whitfield: https://www.amazon.com/Male-vs-Man-Children-Elevate/dp/0310357136 (https://www.amazon.com/Male-vs-Man-Children-Elevate/dp/0310357136)
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