Healing Charlotte Podcast: Challise Cantleberry, Changed Choices

On today’s episode, we meet Challise Cantleberry, the Director of Detention Center Services at Changed Choices. Changed Choices is a local non-profit that supports women impacted by incarceration. They do this through the Mecklenburg County Detention Center, North Carolina area prisons, and in the community. When women are residents at the detention center, Changed ChoicesContinue reading “Healing Charlotte Podcast: Challise Cantleberry, Changed Choices”

Healing Charlotte Podcast: Hannah Kay Herdlinger, Thread Talk

Today’s conversation is with Hannah Kay Herdlinger, the founder of Thread Talk.  The company came from her personal story as a domestic violence survivor who wanted to give back to other survivors and shelters.  Thread Talk sells blankets with names such as “Confidence, Love, Serenity, Strength, and Resilience” with 10% of the proceeds going backContinue reading “Healing Charlotte Podcast: Hannah Kay Herdlinger, Thread Talk”

Healing Charlotte Podcast: Meghan Lowery, Honest Elderberry Co

Today’s podcast guest is Meghan Lowery, the owner and founder of Honest Elderberry Co. The company officially started in March 2019 and was especially vital in supporting her family during 2020 when her husband lost his job. Honest Elderberry Co sells syrup in 3 sizes as well as a “make your own kit” where oneContinue reading “Healing Charlotte Podcast: Meghan Lowery, Honest Elderberry Co”

Post-Traumatic Growth

Many people outside of Mental Health professionals have never heard of this term. Ironically, those who exhibit PTG have definitely not heard of it. Quite interesting that one embodies this phenomenon without even knowing that’s what it is. So what is Post-Traumatic Growth? Well, it’s a term coined in the 90s by researchers, Richard TedeschiContinue reading “Post-Traumatic Growth”

Katie’s Bookshelf: Neurofeedback 101 by Michael Cohen

The book “Neurofeedback 101” by Michael P. Cohen is an easy to read and understand text about a subject that can be complicated to explain. Neurofeedback is a form of biofeedback where sensors are placed on the scalp and electrical impulses are given back to the brain in the form of “feedback” which could beContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: Neurofeedback 101 by Michael Cohen”