Welcome to the Elevate Experience! Co-hosts Angie Manson and Dallas Terrell bring you a genuine “behind the scenes” perspective from one of the most innovating and popular drug and alcohol treatment facilities in the industry, Elevate Addiction Services. Gain an understanding of what it’s like to treat people with addiction. Learn about recovery from insiders who have not only been there, but are now successfully saving hundreds of lives every year. No topic is off-limits and Dallas and Angie offer a very casual and relaxed conversation that is real, not polished or stuffy. There is no fluff, just straight talk with people in the industry. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Elevate Experience.
The art of group counseling with Thomas Legan.
Ever wondered what a peer-to-peer group counseling session would look like? Today we talk about the nuances of group counseling at Elevate. We will address why it is important not to prescribe clients but to use motivational interviewing to pull out their perspectives on their situation. Thomas is a group counselor/transport/ALL THE THINGS at Elevate. He’s been with us for more than 7 years! And today he shares his insights on group counseling dynamics, how Elevate’s program flips the script, and why he loves what he does. Stay tuned for this awesome episode! You don’t ever want to miss a podcast, so make sure you subscribe here!
Domestic Violence Awareness month with Carrie
Are you or a loved one a victim of domestic violence? Have you tried to get out of a sticky situation but couldn’t? Don’t miss out on this info-packed episode! Today we dig into addressing domestic violence calmly and presently and how that can help individuals make better choices for themselves and others. In today’s episode, we talk with Carrie G, the women’s counselor at EAS. With over ten years at Elevate, multiple volunteer positions, and certifications, Carrie is passionate about advocating for individuals who have experienced domestic violence.You don’t ever want to miss a podcast, so make sure you subscribe here!Domestic Violence Resources:Walnut Avenue Women's and Family Center24-hour Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-866-2MY-ALLY/1-866-269-2559 About CarrieCarrie Grothendieck CADC, CWTS, FAC, Domestic Violence Counselor, and Victim AdvocateWith a decade of experience in addiction treatment and recovery, Carrie Grothendick works as the Women’s Counselor (CWTS) at Elevate Addiction Services. Having battled addiction herself, Carrie feels strongly about helping people overcome their substance abuse. Carrie is also passionate about volunteering in the community as a domestic violence and victim advocate. Even on days where it all seems to go wrong, Carrie gets through it because she knows that it's only temporary, and helping others is worth the fight.
Health and Wellness with Leslie Ryan.
What is the role of family in addiction treatment? How does someone feel when they first come into treatment? Where is the line between helping and enabling and how do you treat someone who is undergoing detoxification in an addiction treatment facility? Today we are joined by our Director of Health and Wellness, Leslie Ryan! This is an episode you won’t want to miss! We dive into the importance of rebuilding relationships in recovery and some common misconceptions about detoxing. You don’t ever want to miss a podcast, so make sure you subscribe here!
The North Star; Falling back on principle.
Have you ever considered the Core Values of a company before using their product or services? When considering something as intimate as a drug and alcohol treatment program, we believe it’s a MUST!In this episode, we dive into Elevate’s inner workings, core values, and why we insist on holding ourselves and each other to a higher standard. You don’t ever want to miss a podcast, so make sure you subscribe here!
Laugh to live with Zane Helburg
If you’ve been trying to train yourself to see the silver lining no matter the situation, you won’t want to miss this episode! We dive into the power of laughter in addiction recovery and why it’s incredibly therapeutic to one’s success in both treatment and in life. Today we are joined by comedian Zane Helburg! Zane talks about his journey from addiction to sobriety and how it influenced his comedy business. Life is not always fun and can get serious and raw and Zane doesn’t hold back. Get a real look at what it means to live sober through all of the ups and downs. You don’t ever want to miss a podcast, so make sure you subscribe here!
Angie's story- with Angie Manson
Today, we talk about the life of our host and CEO, Angie Manson. Angie walks us through her origin story and how it helped her get where she is now and shape her life’s purpose. We dive into Angie’s journey from struggles at a young age, dealing with unbelievable challenges, overcoming terrible mistakes, and coming out on the other end stronger and with a passion for helping others heal their own lives. Don’t miss this episode! You don’t ever want to miss a podcast, so make sure you subscribe here!
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Elevate Experience podcast is the best podcast I’ve ever heard- this podcast is a riveting listening experience, and is unique due to the taboo nature and stigma that speaking about addiction has in our society today. 5Stars!
Addiction is a topic most people know little about but many experience themselves or with loved ones. Very informative material on this show for those who struggle with addiction or know someone who has or does. Highly recommend!
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