A journey into mindfulness, wellness, and women's health with Dr. Shari-ann James. Exploring aspects of maternal mental health such as postpartum depression, anxiety, and infertility
Interview with Dr. Meyleen Velasquez
On this episode of the Wellness Pod, I chat with Dr. Meyleen Velasquez, a licensed clinical social worker. We talk about infant attachment and infant mental health.
To learn more about Dr. Velasquez, please visit https://www.hummingbirdcounseling.com
For more info about Dr. Shari-ann James, and resources for maternal mental health, please visit https://www.perinatalwellness.net
Interview with Dr. Erin King-Mullins of Corona Mamas
On this episode of the Wellness Pod, I chat with Dr. Erin King-Mullins, a Colorectal surgeon in Atlanta who created the blog Corona Mamas after delivering her first child in February 2020, and experiencing the isolation of shelter-in-place due to COVID-19.
Interview with Regina Townsend of "The Broken Brown Egg"
On this episode of the Wellness Pod, I chat with Regina Townsend, infertility awareness advocate and the founder of The Broken Brown Egg. Regina works tirelessly to provide women and families with the resources and tools to navigate their journeys through infertility and towards parenthood, especially in under-served and under-represented minority communities.
For more info on Regina and the Broken Brown Egg, visit https://thebrokenbrownegg.org/
Interview with Paola Sur - Author, "The Anxious Mom Manifesto"
Welcome back to the Wellness Pod! It's been a while since we've uploaded any interviews, but we're back with a great guest.
On this episode of the Wellness Pod, I talk to Paola Sur, and author, journalist, and blogger. We talk about her new book, "The Anxious Mom Manifesto". You can learn more about Paola and her new book at the urls:
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Interview with Taromi Lourdes
In this episode, I chat with actor/director/film-maker Taromi Lourdes from Trinidad & Tobago, my home country! Taromi wrote, directed and stared in the film "Hush-a-Bye", a story about postpartum depression. We talk about her motivations for making this great film and shedding light on the postpartum depression.
024: Interview with Jennifer Summerfeldt
On this episode, I speak with Jennifer Summerfeldt. Jennifer holds an MA in counselling psychology and is a Certified Canadian Counsellor with over 17 years of experience in maternal health and psychology studies. Located in Edmonton, Canada, she uses her expertise and voice to help advance the dialogue on motherhood and healing. Her deep desire is to inspire women and mothers to discover lasting peace in their hearts.
For more info on Jennifer, visit her website at
A Wonderful Podcast That Spotlights Maternal Mental Health!
Dr. Shari-ann James is a warm, insightful host of The Wellness Pod podcast. A psychologist with over a decade of experience, she has interviewed a variety of guests who are experts in their respective fields. She poses thoughtful questions to her guests that draw upon that expertise. The podcast length is also ideal at approx. thirty minutes— perfect for a workout, commute, or walk. The Wellness Pod is a great find and I know you'll enjoy listening to it too!