49 episodes

The Emerald Couch Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. LaKeitha Poole, a licensed professional counselor in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, about all things mental health and personal growth. The Emerald Couch Podcast is the go-to pop-psych dialogue for self-help, good laughs, and real talk.

This podcast is not meant to be a substitute for seeking support from a licensed mental health professional, and is for educational and entertainment purposes only.

The Emerald Couch Podcast Small Talk Counseling & Consulting

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The Emerald Couch Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. LaKeitha Poole, a licensed professional counselor in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, about all things mental health and personal growth. The Emerald Couch Podcast is the go-to pop-psych dialogue for self-help, good laughs, and real talk.

This podcast is not meant to be a substitute for seeking support from a licensed mental health professional, and is for educational and entertainment purposes only.

    Episode 48 - "Facing Fear" - 9.9.19

    Episode 48 - "Facing Fear" - 9.9.19

    We’re kicking of the month of #September talking all about #facingfear and not letting life opportunities pass you by. Tune in as we explore this topic in relation to managing #anxiety and #depression and accomplishing your #lifegoals.

    Also, this week’s #smalltalkbookshelf features a special shout out to our newest therapeutic decor #obsession: #Joybird. LISTEN NOW!

    • 24 min
    Episode 47 - Minisode: MHOL (Mental Health Out Loud) - 8.5.19

    Episode 47 - Minisode: MHOL (Mental Health Out Loud) - 8.5.19

    This past weekend, #DrLP served as the keynote speaker for the 2019 #BlackOutLoud Conference in #BatonRouge. Tune in as she shares a few #mentalhealth and #wellness nuggets from her talk in this week’s #minisode.

    • 15 min
    Episode 46 - "Risky Business": A Positive Alternative - 7.22.19

    Episode 46 - "Risky Business": A Positive Alternative - 7.22.19

    #RiskTaking always carries a negative connotation when brought up in reference to our #lifechoices and #decisionmaking. But what if taking #risks could be #therapeutic? Tune in to this week’s #episode as #DrLP discusses positive risk-taking and ways you can incorporate it into your #mentalhealth routine.

    We’ll also talk about the all #LionKing feels and accolades after opening weekend as well as #ShebaTurk’s book being added to our #SmallTalkBookshelf. LISTEN NOW!

    • 29 min
    Episode 45 - “Radical Self-Care & Closing Doors” - 7.8.19

    Episode 45 - “Radical Self-Care & Closing Doors” - 7.8.19

    For most of us, it is often difficult to feel validated in pursuing #selfcare and setting appropriate #boundaries to #love ourselves fully so that we can be properly loved and #appreciated by others. In recognition of #July as #MinorityMentalHealthAwarenessMonth, join us for an intentional #discussion about #radical self-care and closing the necessary doors to receive the love we all need and deserve. Tune in now!

    • 31 min
    Episode 44 - “Fictive Kin As A Protective Factor” - 5.27.19

    Episode 44 - “Fictive Kin As A Protective Factor” - 5.27.19

    Happy #MemorialDay! This week's #episode is not only dedicated to our fallen #heroes who have made the ultimate #sacrifice for all of us, but to all the #special people in our lives that often come to our #rescue on a daily basis.

    Join #DrLP for a discussion about the importance of #fictivekin relationships and how to cultivate a sense of #family at any life stage.

    • 25 min
    Episode 43 - Being Well: Mental Health & Spirituality - 5.13.19

    Episode 43 - Being Well: Mental Health & Spirituality - 5.13.19

    Tune in as we explore the connections between #mentalhealth and #spirituality and discuss ways to incorporate individual and #community-based practices into your daily #wellness routine. Dr. Poole also gives a special #mothersday shoutout to all of the #women who hold the title of #mother and acknowledges another special group of women who are often forgotten during this time of year.

    • 32 min

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13 Ratings

WhoDatB? ,

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Great listen for someone as introverted as myself. I highly recommend this podcast.

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Amazing!!!!

Such refreshing and authentic content!!!

nikkycedes ,

So Informative

Thank you for taking the time to create a safe space for the mental health conversation. Your podcast is both informative and genuine, and I enjoy listening. Please keep it up!

Nikky

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