This is a podcast hosted by Achieve TMS East / Cenral's Director of Operations Marjorie Pierce. She is an LICSW and has her MSW from Boston University. In this podcast series Margie will discuss topics on mental health including deep TMS therapy for depression and OCD. She will also periodically have expert guests on as well.
#33 - Postpartum Mood Disorders Ft. Julie Johnson, LMHC
On today's episode, Margie has on special guest, Julie Johnson, LMHC, and the Founder/Owner of Heart and Solutions, LLC. in Iowa!
The discussion on this episode is around postpartum mood disorders. Julie gives her personal experience with postpartum anxiety and touches on topics like postpartum depression and psychosis. Julie also provides some helpful tips for new and expecting parents to get ahead of any postpartum mood disorders that can arise with a new child.
#32 - Mental Health Care and Advocacy Ft. Amanda Olson, LMHC
Today's episode features special guest, Amanda Olson, LMHC, and the Founder/CEO of Champion State of Mind, a mental health service organization in Iowa.
Topics include how to advocate for better mental health resources in areas that need it. Amanda describes some of her success helping pass legislation in her community to help improve mental health resources and access to them. Margie and Amanda also discuss some of the benefits that Telehealth has provided due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Champion State of Mind website: http://www.championmind.org
#31 - Opening Up About Mental Health - Ft. Steve Karlin, KCCI News Anchor
Today Margie is joined by anchor / reporter Steve Karlin from the KCCI Des Moines New Station. Steve gives a very open and honest glimpse into his journey with mental health. He talks about how certain mental health issues, like depression, affected his life and relationships. He also discusses what he did to get the help he needed to learn to overcome these mental health obstacles. Steve delivers a great message about being open with your mental health and how it can help you!
#30 - Resiliency - Ft. Dr. Raul Sanchez, Clinical Psychologist
On today's episode Margie interviews Dr. Raul Sanchez, a Clinical Psychologist at the "Renewing The Mind Clinic" in Sioux City, Iowa. Dr. Sanchez describes what resiliency means to him based on his life experiences. From being a young dad, experiencing trauma at a young age, and other obstacles, Dr. Sanchez learned how to "bounce back like a rubber band". Margie and Dr. Sanchez also discuss ways we can improve our internal voice, and learn to be more resilient.
Trigger Warning (TW): This episode has brief mentions of child abuse. No graphic details or graphic descriptions are given.
#29 - Veterans Suicide - Ft. Bill McMahon MA State Leader at Mission 22
Today Margie has on special guest Bill McMahon, a Massachusetts State Leader for the non-profit organization Mission 22. This episode focusses on veterans suicide and how organizations like Mission 22 are taking steps to eliminate suicide among veterans. Bill describes some personal struggles as a veteran himself. Thank you to the members of the US Military for your service.
Visit Mission 22's website here: https://mission22.com
#TMS #TMStherapy #TranscranialMagneticStimulation #Veterans #Veteransdepression #veteranssuicide #mentalhealth #veteransmentalhealth
#28 - Cancer and Mental Health - Ft. Jill Monson, American Cancer Society
Today Margie is joined by special guest, Senior Development Manager for the American Cancer Society, Jill Monson. Jill talks about some recent updates within the American Cancer Society. Margie and Jill also discuss the mental health resources being provided by the American Cancer Society to help those diagnosed with cancer, and their loved ones. For example they have one program called the "National Cancer Information Center (NCIC)" that has a ton of resources for people and their families to navigate their cancer diagnosis.
Visit the American Cancer Society's website here: https://www.cancer.org
#TMSTherapy #TMS #MentalHealth
It’s hard to find podcasts willing to advocate for mental health and educate like this one!!
Monday mornings with Margie
Happy and uplifting
During a time when our lives and daily routines are impacted by the need to keep social distancing comes a podcast to lighten the spirit. Monday Morning with Marge does just that. A reminder that we are all in this together and to not only take care of ourselves but the rewards we can get from doing acts of kindness for others. Using this time to do the things we’ve put off doing and exploring other interests. It’s a podcast for anyone needing to hear a voice that brings light into a dark time.