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”

Healing Charlotte Podcast: End of Year Reflection Prompt

I created this prompt for a client several years ago and it has stood the test of time. It’s a way to simultaneously reflect on the year that is ending and look forward to the next year. If you feel drawn to utilize this prompt, I would encourage you to consider at least 3 examplesContinue reading “Healing Charlotte Podcast: End of Year Reflection Prompt”

Healing Charlotte Podcast: Theresa Leskowat, Starting Mental Health Therapy

Today’s podcast features Theresa Leskowat discussing with Katie all the aspects of starting Mental Health Therapy. Together we discuss reasons to go, benefits, finding a Therapist, when to start, payment, and different types of therapy modalities. Theresa is a private practice owner at Clear Vista Counseling, where she works with adults in managing their anxiety.Continue reading “Healing Charlotte Podcast: Theresa Leskowat, Starting Mental Health Therapy”

Healing Charlotte Podcast: Alissa Getz Waller, GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Methods Master Trainer

On this episode, we meet Alissa Getz Waller, owner of Charlotte Movement Arts Studio and the only Master Trainer of GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® movement methods in Charlotte. She is a student of founder Juliu Horvath, who was a dancer and involved with yoga when he developed the method. These movements were born out of classicContinue reading “Healing Charlotte Podcast: Alissa Getz Waller, GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Methods Master Trainer”

Healing Charlotte Podcast: Jalah Clayton, The Black Light Foundation

On today’s episode, we meet Jalah Clayton, the President of The Black Light Foundation. The Foundation is a digitally-based, non-profit to raise awareness about mental health by educating, empowering, and enlightening Black and Caribbean communities. She founded this organization with her sister Mahogany and cousin Tristan to honor their mother and aunt, Claudia Clayton whoContinue reading “Healing Charlotte Podcast: Jalah Clayton, The Black Light Foundation”