Healing Charlotte Podcast: Kerry Kalish, Healthy Buildings TASC Force

In this episode, we meet Kerry Kalish. She is a Design Project Manager at ODA, an architecture firm here in Charlotte, North Carolina. She also manages the TASC(Tactful Approach to Sustainable Cleanliness) force which focuses on research and development for “Well Building” strategies. Kerry went to Architecture school at UNCC in 2004 and was fascinatedContinue reading “Healing Charlotte Podcast: Kerry Kalish, Healthy Buildings TASC Force”

Healing Charlotte Podcast: Alicia Martin, Plant Therapy

Alicia Martin, the owner of Plant Therapy, is on a mission to improve lives by fostering the love of plants here in Charlotte. Her journey started back in childhood with outdoor plants and her parents teaching her the names of them. Later on in college, she didn’t have any outdoor space, so she began bringingContinue reading “Healing Charlotte Podcast: Alicia Martin, Plant Therapy”

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”