Beyond Theory

Meadows Behavioral Healthcare

Beyond Theory returns for its fourth season to dive even deeper into the historic breakthroughs shaping our understanding of mental health, trauma, and addiction and the extraordinary stories of the people leading the way.

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Virtual intensive outpatient programs can provide flexibility for many in recovery due to busy schedules or not being comfortable physically being around other people. Josh Ulrich, Virtual Therapist for The Meadows Outpatient Center’s MBH Connect, says that it’s important to meet people where they are in order to put them on the right path to recovery. But if you choose a virtual option, could you be sacrificing care for the sake of convenience?      Josh Ulrich is a Virtual Therapist for The Meadows Outpatient Center’s MBH Connect. He runs the Arizona Virtual IOP group, working with individuals from all over the state, leading them through processing their emotions, thoughts, feelings, and experiences. Find out more about his work at https://themeadowsiop.com/locations/virtual-iop/.  

30 nov.

30 min 19 s

Many high achievers in business want to seek treatment for their addiction. However, they may be hesitant due to fear of stigma among colleagues or not wanting to be away from their careers for too long. Heritage Health Solutions President Hamilton Biden says: “It doesn’t have to be that way and that everyone should have access to treatment.” But what is that look like?   Hamilton Baiden is the President of Heritage Health Solutions with almost 3 decades of experience in the healthcare industry. He brings a vision and passion for creating innovative solutions to complex problems. Find out more at heritagehealthsolutions.com.  

16 nov.

33 min 8 s

For a long time, it was believed that eating disorders only afflicted a certain demographic. Some have even gone on to believe disorders like binge eating are not disorders at all. However, Erica Trocino, Clinical Director of The Meadows Ranch says those disorders are real but that their complexities are seen in many different groups and backgrounds. So how do you handle the many complex scenarios and provide the best possible care to achieve lasting recovery?   Erica Trocino is a licensed professional counselor and supervisor in the state of Arizona, a certified eating disorder specialist and supervisor, and a certified alcohol and drug abuse counselor, as well as being EMDR trained. Erica has been in the eating disorder field since 2012, having experience at all levels of care.

9 nov.

29 min 1 s

Transitioning from adolescence to adulthood is a very vulnerable time in a person’s life. When you add a global pandemic into the mix, it can make things even more complicated. Today, we bring back the Executive Director of the Claudia Black Young Adult Center, Dr. Whitney Howzell, who says that it is okay to have many questions when becoming an adult and that everything does not always have to fall in line perfectly.      Dr. Whitney Howzell is the Executive Director of The Claudia Black Young Adult Center at Meadows Behavioral Healthcare. Much of her work has centered on treating adolescents and families with behavioral and emotional issues, sexual compulsive behavior, sexual trauma, and couples with relational issues. Find out more about her work at claudiablackcenter.com.   Dr. Whitney Howzell is the Executive Director of The Claudia Black Young Adult Center at Meadows Behavioral Healthcare. Much of her work has centered on treating adolescents and families with behavioral and emotional issues, sexual compulsive behavior, sexual trauma, and couples with relational issues. Find out more about her work at claudiablackcenter.com.   

2 nov.

29 min 14 s

During the rise of the “me too” movement, the phrase “gaslighting” has become prominent in relation to the issues women face. In the conclusion of our conversation with Havi Kang, we discuss why it’s important for women to seek treatment and ways she and her team provide a safe and nurturing environment for recovery.    Havi Kang is a licensed professional counselor and certified sex addiction therapist who is EMDR- trained and working on her training in Somatic Experiencing. For more information on the work, Havi does at Willow House go to willowhouseforwomen.com. 

26 oct.

17 min

One in four women have experienced physical violence by an intimate partner during their lifetime, according to the National Intimate Partner Sexual Violence Survey. In this special two-part episode for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we speak with Willow House Clinical Director Havi Kang as she shares how domestic abuse not only includes violence but, unfortunately, so much more.    Thank you for listening to this very important discussion with Havi Kang, Clinical Director of Willow House at Meadows Behavioral Health. Come back next week as we discuss narcissistic behavior and “gaslighting.” For more information on the work Havi does at Willow House, go to willowhouseforwomen.com.

19 oct.

25 min 26 s

As more bodies of culture express the importance of their mental health, many are learning more about the effects of racialized trauma. Today we conclude our two-part episode with Meadows Senior Fellow Resmaa Menakem as he explains how this trauma often plays out in society.   Resmaa Menakem is a New York Times Best-Selling Author and a senior fellow here at Meadows Behavioral Healthcare. He has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show, Dr. Phil, and is the leading voice in today's conversation on racialized trauma. Find out more about him at resmaa.com. 

12 oct.

19 min 2 s

Following the death of George Floyd racialized trauma was reignited for people of color around the world. While many call for social justice, others want to know how they can be allies for change. In this special two-part episode, we speak with Meadows senior fellow Resmaa Menakem about the effects of racialized trauma and the action steps that are needed for change.   Resmaa Menakem is a New York Times Best-Selling Author and a senior fellow here at Meadows Behavioral Healthcare. He has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show, Dr. Phil, and is the leading voice in today's conversation on racialized trauma. Find out more about him at resmaa.com.   

5 oct.

24 min 47 s

When it comes to interventions, sometimes words like ambush and shame come to mind. When it comes to a person in recovery, it can make a challenging situation get worse. However, Interventionist and Executive Director of The Meadows Dr. Jerry Law says that when you lead with love, caring, and concern you start on the right foot towards recovery. But how does one ensure that it happens properly?   Dr. Jerry Law serves as the executive director of The Meadows, a residential treatment program focused on substance use disorders, mood and anxiety disorders, trauma, PTSD, and co-occurring behavioral health issues. Find out more at TheMeadows.com   

28 sept.

29 min 25 s

Trauma can affect us in many ways, but what does it look like to turn that adversity into activism? Today we speak with actress and activist Gabriella Wright as she discusses how her past and the loss of her sister inspired her to lend her voice to help others.   Gabriella Wright is an actress, activist, and co-founder of Never Alone, a suicide prevention and mental wellbeing initiative of The Chopra Foundation. You can find more information about the Never Alone Initiative at NeverAlone.Love. You can discover more, including videos of some of our conversations, at BeyondTheory.com.  For more information on Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, go to Meadowsbh.com.

21 sept.

34 min 56 s

Season 3, Episode 10: A marriage & family therapist and sex addiction therapist, Dr. Invia Betjoseph is helping people see that addiction thrives in isolation and is fueled by stress, shame & unresolved trauma. Healing takes a paradigm shift and it means allowing ourselves to slow down in the fast-paced world we have created.

8 juin

27 min 38 s

Season 3, Episode 9: Dr. Mel Pohl is a fellow with the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and the Former Chief Medical Officer of the Las Vegas Recovery Center. A lifetime of experience has taught him about the true nature of pain, and he is challenging the way the medical industry views and diagnoses pain as he works to finding relief for people with chronic pain without the use of opioids.

25 mai

26 min

Season 3, Episode 8: Neil Strauss is a bestselling author and award-winning journalist. After telling the stories of countless people living wild lives and wrestling with their demons, Neil found himself facing his own issues. He has written about the topic of relationships in two recent books, and how he sits down with us to talk about how relationships, sex, and trauma are all connected.

11 mai

26 min 41 s

Season 3, Episode 7: Tori Farris is a holistic healing specialist who uses expressive arts therapy to unlock and heal brains locked down by trauma. She was profoundly influenced by her own study of yoga, meditation, and mindfulness practices. Centered around symbolism, an accepted part of civilization and a natural process of the human brain, Tori connected the dots and found creative applications for clinical work.

27 avr.

21 min 45 s

Season 3, Episode 6: In part two of our conversation with Dr. Tian Dayton, she talks about helping adult children of alcoholics. The assumption used to be that addiction didn’t affect the family, It only affected the addict. We now know that unnamed pain leaves a lasting mark on the entire family, and Dr. Dayton seeks to help those affected by addiction unpack their past to create a better future.

13 avr.

24 min 28 s

Season 3, Episode 5: Dr. Tian Dayton is a clinical psychologist focused on the trauma that is stored in our own bodies. Having grown up with an alcoholic father, she learned firsthand. that we tend to mirror and play out the drunken dynamics we observed in childhood. In part one of this two-part episode, Dr. Dayton explains how the practice of psychodrama can help people get to the core of their addictions and trauma.

6 avr.

28 min 52 s

Season 3, Episode 4: Eating disorder recovery advocate Jenni Schaefer draws on her personal experience and vast research to help others dealing with one of America's deadliest mental health disorders. Schaefer knows firsthand the damage eating disorders can do, and she takes a holistic view on these topics, knowing there may be a connection to trauma or other co-occurring conditions. Through her work as an author and speaker, she challenges the very foundations of diagnosis and treatment to help people get the care they deserve.

30 mars

21 min 3 s

Season 3, Episode 3: Clinical Psychologist Erica Sarr takes a sex-positive approach to her work as Clinical Director at Gentle Path, where she helps men dealing with compulsive and disruptive sexual behaviors. With the continuing commercialization of sex in our culture and the “lurid” connotations attached to it in much of society, Dr. Sarr recognizes the power in opening up the conversation in order to move men with sexual addiction issues — and all of us — toward healthy sexuality.

16 mars

26 min 54 s

Season 3, Episode 2: Executive Director of Outpatient Services at Meadows Behavioral Healthcare Jim Corrington has 36 years of sobriety, and it’s that personal connection paired with more than three decades of professional experience that make him an expert in the field of addiction and recovery. During graduate school, Corrington wanted to dive deeper into 12-Step terminology and ask, “What is the difference between somebody who gets well and somebody who doesn’t?” Today, his work centers on helping people find unique, tailor-made “recipes” for sobriety, giving them a better chance of reaching their recovery goals.

2 mars

31 min 41 s

Season 3 Episode 1: Jack Canfield found success through a lifetime of listening, something that fueled his work as the co-creator of the best-selling “Chicken Soup For the Soul” book series. His early life was marked by feelings of inferiority and limiting beliefs, but he learned to take responsibility for his life. He's helping others do the same with his latest book, “The 30-Day Sobriety Solution."

16 févr.

30 min 12 s

Beyond Theory presents: In Practice, a new podcast with host David Condos that unravels the pandemic's mental health impact with some of the world’s leading experts in psychology, neuroscience, public health, trauma, and recovery. - Episode 1: These Uncertain Times - Guests: Dr. Jud Brewer, Brown University neuroscientist and psychiatrist - Dr. Romie Mushtaq, neurologist and mindfulness trainer - Dr. Jon Caldwell, trauma-informed psychologist and clinical research investigator -  Search for In Practice on your podcast app and subscribe now, so you won't miss its new episodes! Learn more at www.inpracticepodcast.org.

août 2020

25 min 34 s

Beyond Theory presents: In Practice, a new podcast where host David Condos sets out to unravel the pandemic's mental health impact with some of the world’s leading experts in psychology, neuroscience, public health, trauma, and recovery.   Search for In Practice on your podcast app and subscribe now, so you won't miss its new episodes starting August 13th! Learn more at www.inpracticepodcast.org.   On this season of In Practice, guests will include Dr. Peter Levine, Neil Greenberg of Kings College London, Karestan Keonen of Harvard University, Dr. Desireè Kelly of Mental Health America, Dr. Tian Dayton, Dr. Jud Brewer of Brown University, Yolo Akili Robinson of BEAM (Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective), Dr. Farha Abbasi of Michigan State University, Jane Middleton Moz of the University of Toronto, Dr. Kevin McCauley, Dr. Steven Berkowitz of the University of Colorado, Dr. Romie Mushtaq, Dr. Francis McGlone of Liverpool John Moores University, Dr. Claudia Black, Johnny Crowder of Cope Notes, Dr. Jon Caldwell, Dr. Rania Awaad of Stanford University, Dr. Whitney Howzell, and more.

août 2020

3 min 41 s

Season 2, Episode 14: When Dr. Peter Levine began studying trauma in the 1970s, he noticed that humans react to stress differently than every other mammal. So, how did that discovery inspire his best-selling book Waking the Tiger? And what can learning about an animal’s response to trauma teach us about healing the wounds in our own minds?   Dr. Peter Levine is a psychologist, a best-selling author and a senior fellow with The Meadows. Learn more about Somatic Experiencing and all of Dr. Levine’s books, including Waking the Tiger, at www.traumahealing.org.    To check out more episodes of the Beyond Theory podcast and find all kinds of other resources and tools from Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, visit http://beyondtheorypodcast.com.   Music from this episode provided by Soundstripe.

mai 2020

30 min 29 s

Season 2, Episode 13: Over the past 45 years, Dr. Peter Levine's pioneering work in the study of stress and trauma has shaped the way we understand our minds and our bodies. But what drove him to study psychology and medicine in the first place? And what does he think will be the next breakthrough in healing trauma?   Dr. Peter Levine is a senior fellow with The Meadows who is currently based in Southern California. And he’ll join us again in the next episode for a deep dive into the Somatic Experiencing approach that he developed. Find more about Dr. Levine’s work at www.traumahealing.org.   To check out more episodes of the Beyond Theory podcast and find all kinds of other resources and tools from Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, visit http://beyondtheorypodcast.com.   Music from this episode provided by Soundstripe.

mai 2020

21 min 2 s

Season 2, Episode 12: As Chief Medical Officer with The Meadows, Dr. Jon Caldwell knows how easily anxiety can overwhelm us. This is especially true in a time of uncertainty like the COVID-19 pandemic. But instead of running from fear, what if we lean into it? Can confronting the reality of our own powerlessness actually loosen fear’s grip?   Dr. Jon Caldwell is a psychiatrist and clinical research investigator who specializes in treating those healing from trauma and addictive behaviors. He currently serves as Chief Medical Officer with The Meadows in Wickenburg, Arizona.   Read the article Dr. Caldwell wrote about Leaning Into Fear at https://www.themeadows.com/blog/leaning-into-fear/   Learn more about The Meadows' Surviving Social Distancing virtual workshop, which Dr. Caldwell is contributing to, at https://rioretreatcenter.com/workshops/online-workshops/surviving-social-distancing/   To check out more episodes of the Beyond Theory podcast and find all kinds of other resources and tools from Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, visit http://beyondtheorypodcast.com.   Music from this episode provided by Soundstripe.

mai 2020

24 min 6 s

Season 2, Episode 11: After experiencing trauma, it can be challenging to start talking about what happened. But one way to overcome that is to find other ways to express yourself. So as an art therapist, how does Dr. Cathy Malchiodi use color, sound, and movement to help people tell their stories and start to heal?   Dr. Cathy Malchiodi is a psychologist, art therapist, educator and author based in Louisville, Kentucky. Learn more about her work, including her new book called Trauma and Expressive Arts Therapy at https://www.cathymalchiodi.com/   To check out more episodes of the Beyond Theory podcast and find all kinds of other resources and tools from Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, visit http://beyondtheorypodcast.com.   Music from this episode provided by Soundstripe.

mai 2020

20 min 20 s

Season 2, Episode 10: As a marketing strategy consultant and mental health advocate, Nora Snoddy believes in using marketing as a force for good. So, how does she help behavioral health organizations educate and connect with the public in a way that breaks down complex issues and fights the stigma that keeps people from seeking help?   In addition to her work with growth and email marketing, Nora has also served as director of marketing for PsychHub, an online platform for behavioral health education. Check out their resources at https://psychhub.com/.   To check out more episodes of the Beyond Theory podcast and find all kinds of other resources and tools from Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, visit http://beyondtheorypodcast.com.   Music from this episode provided by Soundstripe.

avr. 2020

18 min 49 s

Season 2, Episode 9: In Silicon Valley’s fast-paced tech industry, the drive to achieve often overrides the need for self-care. So as the director of the Meadows Outpatient Center there, how does Bryan Nguyen help people in his community learn to slow down, take care of themselves and connect with others?   Learn more about Bryan’s team and what the Meadows outpatient program offers in Silicon Valley, California, at http://meadowsiopsv.com.   To check out more episodes of the Beyond Theory podcast and find all kinds of other resources and tools from Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, visit http://beyondtheorypodcast.com.   Music from this episode provided by Soundstripe.

avr. 2020

19 min 18 s

Season 2, Episode 8: When Dave Smith was dealing with his own addiction, the Buddhist principles of meditation and mindfulness helped him build a new life. So, now as a teacher and author, how does he use what he has learned to help others overcome their trauma and discover emotional intelligence?   Find more resources from Dave and his nonprofit, the Secular Dharma Foundation, at www.davesmithdharma.com. You can also learn about one of the online courses he teaches about mindfulness at https://courses.seculardharmafoundation.com/courses/1/about.    To check out more episodes of the Beyond Theory podcast and find all kinds of other resources and tools from Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, visit http://beyondtheorypodcast.com.   Music from this episode provided by Soundstripe.

avr. 2020

21 min 18 s

Season 2, Episode 7: With all the fad diets and complex studies out there, it can be hard to know what to eat. So how does nutritionist Kristin Kirkpatrick use her Fuel Well program to help those recovering from addiction and mental health issues at the Meadows campus in Wickenburg, Arizona? And what can that teach us about how food affects our mood?   Learn more about Kristin's book Skinny Liver, her PBS television series The New Rules of Food, and more at https://www.kristinkirkpatrick.com/.    To check out more episodes of the Beyond Theory podcast and find all kinds of other resources and tools from Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, visit http://beyondtheorypodcast.com.   Music from this episode provided by Soundstripe.

avr. 2020

21 min 21 s

Season 2, Episode 6: When Meadows CEO Sean Walsh began his recovery journey in the late 1990s, he could never have imagined where it would take him. So now as he leads Meadows Behavioral Healthcare into the future, how does he hope to change the way we think about addiction, trauma, and mental health... and the relationship those issues have with healthcare?   Learn more about Sean and the rest of the Meadows’ leadership team and the programs they offer in Arizona, California and Texas at https://www.meadowsbh.com/.   To check out more episodes of the Beyond Theory podcast and find all kinds of other resources and tools from Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, visit http://beyondtheorypodcast.com.   Music from this episode provided by Soundstripe.

mars 2020

25 min 24 s

Season 2, Episode 5: In 2007, Jeff Reid left his hometown in Rhode Island to travel halfway across the world and study martial arts in China’s Wudang Mountains. So what did he discover there? And what do those ancient practices offer for those recovering from addiction and mental health issues today?   Learn more about Jeff's practice of Wudang Daoism and wushu on his website at https://wudangdaoism.com/. Learn more about the Meadows Outpatient Center in Silicon Valley, California, where Jeff leads Tai Chi and Qigong at http://meadowsiopsv.com.    To check out more episodes of the Beyond Theory podcast and find all kinds of other resources and tools from Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, visit http://beyondtheorypodcast.com.   Music from this episode provided by Soundstripe.

mars 2020

19 min 42 s

Season 2, Episode 4: As a healthcare entrepreneur and advisor, Marcus Whitney gets to use his own experience with technology and mental health to advance the healthcare field. So what does he think will it take to bring forward-thinking innovation and racial equity to behavioral health?   You can find out more about Marcus' endeavors, including Health:Further, Jumpstart Foundry and his podcast Marcus Whitney's Audio Universe at http://www.marcuswhitney.com.    To check out more episodes of the Beyond Theory podcast and find all kinds of other resources and tools from Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, visit http://beyondtheorypodcast.com.   Music from this episode provided by Soundstripe.

mars 2020

23 min 35 s

Season 2, Episode 2: Today, I’m joined again by Dr. Claudia Black, the clinical architect of the Claudia Black Center or CBC in Wickenburg, Arizona. As a pioneer in treating trauma and families, how does she think that young adults and the challenges they face have changed – or not changed – in her four decades in this work?   You can learn more about Dr. Black's team at CBC, visit http://www.claudiablackcenter.com.   To check out more episodes of the Beyond Theory podcast and find all kinds of other resources and tools from Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, visit http://beyondtheorypodcast.com.   Music from this episode provided by Soundstripe.

mars 2020

24 min 16 s

Season 2, Episode 1: Today, the story of Dr. Claudia Black, who’s been a pioneer in trauma and substance use treatment for over 40 years. As someone who grew up around addiction, she knows how that environment can affect children. So now as a trainer, speaker, and author, how does she use her own experience to help each unique family find recovery?   You can find out more about Claudia's story and her books, including It Will Never Happen to Me and Unspoken Legacy, at http://www.claudiablack.com.    To check out more episodes of the Beyond Theory podcast and find all kinds of other resources and tools from Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, visit http://beyondtheorypodcast.com.   Music from this episode provided by Soundstripe.

févr. 2020

24 min 58 s

Season 1, Episode 14: In this special season finale episode, Meadows senior fellow Dr. Kevin McCauley joins host David Condos for the conclusion of their two-part conversation. They unpack the complex social and psychological forces that perpetuate addiction and the emerging brain science that offers hope for recovery.   You can find out more about Kevin's work at https://drkevinmccauley.com/.   To check out more episodes of the Beyond Theory podcast and find all kinds of other resources and tools from Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, visit http://beyondtheorypodcast.com.   Music from this episode provided by Soundstripe.

déc. 2019

22 min 59 s

Season 1, Episode 13: Meadows senior fellow Dr. Kevin McCauley joins host David Condos to share the journey he’s traveled from the heights of the US Navy to the depths of a prison cell and explain how that experience drives him to push for changing the justice system’s punitive approach to addiction.   You can find out more about Kevin's work at https://drkevinmccauley.com/.   To check out more episodes of the Beyond Theory podcast and find all kinds of other resources and tools from Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, visit http://beyondtheorypodcast.com.   Music from this episode provided by Soundstripe.

déc. 2019

18 min 55 s

Season 1, Episode 12: Aditi Desai, yoga teacher at the Meadows Outpatient Center in Silicon Valley, California, sits down with host David Condos to shine a light on yoga’s ability to heal us – not just physically, but also psychologically – and she shares the practical steps she takes to offer yoga to vulnerable populations in a trauma-sensitive way.   You can find out more about the team at the Meadows Outpatient Center in Silicon Valley at http://meadowsiopsv.com.    To check out more episodes of the Beyond Theory podcast and find all kinds of other resources and tools from Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, visit http://beyondtheorypodcast.com.   Music from this episode provided by Soundstripe.

déc. 2019

21 min 27 s

Season 1, Episode 11: Best-selling author and speaker Noah benShea sits down with Meadows Chief Creative Officer Lee Pepper to unpack why being vulnerable is often the first step toward healing yourself and healing others.   You can find out more about what Noah's up to at https://www.noahbenshea.com/.   To check out more episodes of the Beyond Theory podcast and find all kinds of other resources and tools from Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, visit http://beyondtheorypodcast.com.   Music from this episode provided by Soundstripe

nov. 2019

25 min 29 s

Season 1, Episode 10: Mike Gurr, Executive Director of The Meadows Ranch, joins host David Condos to discuss the life-and-death situations facing women with eating disorders and how his team helps patients and their families build a sustainable, healthy relationship with food.   You can find out more about Mike’s team and how The Meadows Ranch approaches eating disorder treatment at http://meadowsranch.com.   To check out more episodes of the Beyond Theory podcast and find all kinds of other resources and tools from Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, visit http://beyondtheorypodcast.com.   Music from this episode provided by Soundstripe

nov. 2019

24 min 46 s

Season 1, Episode 9: Dr. Whitney Howzell, Clinical Director of the Claudia Black Center, sits down with host David Condos to explore the blurred world young adults are growing up in, how that environment affects their development, and how she helps them find connection and support.   You can find out more about her team's approach to helping men and women ages 18-26 heal from trauma and addiction at http://claudiablackcenter.com.    To check out more episodes of the Beyond Theory podcast and find all kinds of other resources and tools from Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, visit http://beyondtheorypodcast.com.   Music from this episode provided by Soundstripe

nov. 2019

28 min 5 s

Season 1, Episode 8: Meadows Senior Fellow Dr. Stefanie Carnes joins host David Condos for the conclusion of our two-part conversation. In this episode, she unpacks how intimacy issues develop, how sex addiction hurts partners and families, and how everyone involved can find healing.   You can find out more about Stefanie’s team and what The Willow House program offers at http://willowhouseforwomen.com.    To check out more episodes of the Beyond Theory podcast and find all kinds of other resources and tools from Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, visit http://beyondtheorypodcast.com.   Music from this episode provided by Soundstripe.

nov. 2019

20 min 12 s

Season 1, Episode 7: Meadows Senior Fellow Dr. Stefanie Carnes joins host David Condos to reveal how growing up as the daughter of sex addiction treatment pioneer Patrick Carnes inspired her to reach the women who are often left out of the conversation around intimacy issues.   You can find out more about Stefanie’s team and what The Willow House program offers at http://willowhouseforwomen.com.    To check out more episodes of the Beyond Theory podcast and find all kinds of other resources and tools from Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, visit http://beyondtheorypodcast.com.   Music from this episode provided by Soundstripe.

oct. 2019

17 min 58 s

Season 1, Episode 6: Spiritual author and speaker TJ Woodward sits down with Meadows editorial director Wendy Lee Nentwig to talk about how awakening our consciousness can help us unlearn the false beliefs that are holding us back.   You can find out more about TJ's books and his work with Agape Bay Area, a center for awakened living in Oakland, California, at http://tjwoodward.com.    To check out more episodes of the Beyond Theory podcast and find all kinds of other resources and tools from Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, visit http://beyondtheorypodcast.com.   Music from this episode provided by Soundstripe.

oct. 2019

22 min 44 s

Season 1, Episode 5: Selena Stockley, Executive Director of Serenity View, joins host David Condos to talk about how family dynamics influence our views of addiction and mental health and how we can start the honest conversations that inspire recovery.   You can find out more about Serenity View’s staff and their approach to treatment at http://serenityview.com.    To check out more episodes of the Beyond Theory podcast and find all kinds of other resources and tools from Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, visit http://beyondtheorypodcast.com.   Music from this episode provided by Soundstripe

oct. 2019

25 min 19 s

Season 1, Episode 4: Meadows Senior Fellow Pia Mellody sits down with host David Condos for the conclusion of this two-part conversation. Today, she takes a deep dive into her model of developmental immaturity and explains how understanding our childhood trauma can help us become more functional adults.   You can learn more about the Meadows Model and its approach to healing trauma at http://meadowsbh.com.   To check out more episodes of the Beyond Theory podcast and find all kinds of other resources and tools from Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, visit http://beyondtheorypodcast.com.   Music from this episode provided by Soundstripe.

oct. 2019

23 min 37 s

Season 1, Episode 3: Meadows Senior Fellow Pia Mellody sits down with host David Condos for the first segment of an exclusive two-part conversation. In this episode, she walks us through her early days with The Meadows and how that experience led her to develop the renowned Meadows Model.   You can discover more about Pia and all of the Meadows Senior Fellows at http://meadowsbh.com.   To check out more episodes of the Beyond Theory podcast and find all kinds of other resources and tools from Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, visit http://beyondtheorypodcast.com.   Music from this episode provided by Soundstripe.

sept. 2019

21 min 2 s

Season 1, Episode 2: Gene Ross, Director of Outpatient Services for The Meadows-Dallas, sits down with host David Condos to discuss why our attempts to avoid pain are not only unsuccessful, but can also damage our mental health and lead us to substance use.   You can find out more about Gene’s team and what the Meadows Outpatient Center in Dallas offers at http://meadowsiopdallas.com.    To check out more episodes of the Beyond Theory podcast and find all kinds of other resources and tools from Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, visit http://beyondtheorypodcast.com.   Music from this episode provided by Soundstripe.

sept. 2019

20 min 40 s

Season 1, Episode 1: Meadows Behavioral Healthcare's Vice President of Addiction Services, Jennifer Angier, sits down with host David Condos to unpack the concepts of grace, mercy, and amends and explore what they can teach us about recovery and the darkness and light found in all humanity.   You can discover more about how Meadows recovery programs approach treating addiction at http://meadowsbh.com.   To check out more episodes of the Beyond Theory podcast and find all kinds of other resources and tools from Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, visit http://beyondtheorypodcast.com.   Music from this episode provided by Soundstripe.

sept. 2019

29 min 56 s