In this episode Billie Jo covers the following:
Ellis Edmunds is a licensed psychologist in Oakland, CA. He has a private practice working with teens and adults struggling with anxiety. He is passionate about Mindfulness practices and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. He also loves to play games of all kind and has created a therapeutic board game called The Mindful Bus that can be used with groups or in a one on one setting. He believes games can provide a fun, safe, and interactive experience for therapeutic work to take place.
In this episode Dr. Edmunds covers the following:
-How he got the idea for the board game by working with teens and adults.
-The process of getting the game created: prototypes, testing it, art work.
-How Acceptance and Commitment Therapy inspired the idea for the game.
-How to get started on your own product or game.
In this episode Dr. Kat covers the following:
Dr. Kat’s Amazing Podcast http://www.momandmind.com
Expert Guest: Mercedes Samudio, LCSW Mercedes Samudio, LCSW is a parent coach, speaker, and author who helps parents and children communicate with each other, manage emotional trauma, navigate social media and technology together, and develop healthy parent-child relationships. Over the course of her career, she has worked with adoptive families, foster families, teen parents, parents navigating the child protective services system, and children living with mental illness. Mercedes started the #EndParentShaming movement as well as coined the term Shame-Proof Parenting – using both to bring awareness to ending parent shame. Mercedes is a leading parenting expert and has an amazing following on social media that allows her to reach the hearts of thousands of parents who feel heard and seen on their parenting journey. She has been featured on The Huffington Post, US News and Report, Woman’s Day, LA Parent Magazine, CBS LA, and Kids In The House. Mercedes seeks to empower parents to believe that they are already great guides for raising healthy and happy children. You can read more about her parenting expertise at http://shameproofparenting.com.
In this episode, Mercedes covers the following: