Bringing A Mental Health Perspective to the Trending Topics of Today.
Graham Taylor, PhD, is one of the hosts of Behavioral Health Today. Graham is the Chief Learning Officer at Triad Behavioral Health, and is also a clinical psychologist with experience in hospitals, private practice, and test prep for the past 25 years.
Graham is a wonderful conversationalist who brings a wealth of knowledge on the topics we cover on the podcast - and through it, to our audience.
Sharlee R. Dixon, LMSW, MEd is the newest host of Behavioral Health Today. Sharlee is a practicing School Social Worker in North Carolina working with children and their families from varying backgrounds and socioeconomic statuses. Sharlee is also a content creator for Triad writing and editing test prep material for Social Work examinations.
Erin Elmore, PsyD, is the third host of Behavioral Health Today. Erin is a psychologist whose practice focuses on children, teens, and young adults. She is based out of San Diego, CA and one of our top test prep experts in the Triad family.
BHT Special: Superpowers of Social Workers with Sharlee Dixon our Newest Host – Episode 267
Today marks a particularly special episode where we get to introduce our newest host to our show, Sharlee R. Dixon, LMSW. At Behavioral Health Today, our commitment is to present a diverse range of perspectives and voices, both from our guests and our dedicated hosts. In this episode, Dr. Graham Taylor has the privilege to welcome Sharlee Dixon and give you our listeners a unique opportunity to discover more about her and welcome our new member to the BHT team. Sharlee Dixon is an accomplished social worker with extensive experience in the field. As a licensed LMSW, she currently serves as a school social worker at a North Carolina high school. Sharlee received her Masters of Social Work from The University of South Carolina, and her expertise has been recognized on a national level as she has been invited to present at the prestigious National School Social Work Conference on multiple occasions. She also earned a second Masters degree in Education with an emphasis on Trauma-Informed Care. Sharlee has worked as an Adjunct Professor in the Education Department at Benedict College and also develops social work courses and study material for Triad as a Content Creator.View this Episode
Being Ghosted: Hope, Healing, & Understanding with Gretta Perlmutter – Episode 285
As humans, we are inherently wired to seek and create meaning in our experiences. The intricate processes of our brains demand a sense of meaning in any given event. When faced with the phenomenon of being ghosted, the absence of comprehension regarding the reasons behind it can prove to be profoundly challenging and emotionally painful. In this episode Dr. Graham Taylor speaks with Gretta Perlmutter. Gretta is a resilience coach, speaker, and the creator and host of the podcast Coping With Ghosting. Gretta's personal story is a powerful one that started at the age of 12 when she first experienced the pain of being ghosted by friends and significant others.This early heartbreak led her on a transformative journey, turning these experiences into opportunities for growth. Diving deep into the emotional landscape of ghosting, Gretta offers others ways to cope with the “ghosting pandemic”. Through her podcast, social media channels, group sessions, and coaching, Gretta shares her proven methods for moving through the aftermath of being ghosted. We’re excited to have Gretta with us today to discuss ghosting and coping with loss and heartbreak.View this Episode
Owning Our Struggles & Finding Healing in Community with Minaa B., LMSW – Episode 284
Self-efficacy involves introspection, prompting us to inquire, what do I have control over that can help lead me toward a life that I feel I deserve to live? It entails taking baby steps in areas of my life where I have allowed myself to relinquish control and gradually reclaiming my power. While we all aspire to lead lives marked by joy and gratitude, we acknowledge that adversity may still surround us as we strive for these goals. In navigating this journey, the key lies in acknowledging the challenges while steadfastly pursuing the life we truly deserve. In this episode Dr. Graham Taylor speaks with Minaa B. Minaa is a licensed social worker, mental health educator, and author of the book "Owning Our Struggles”. With a background in psychotherapy focused on anxiety, depression, and trauma, Minaa has worked across various mental health sectors, including early childhood programs, private practice, and community mental health. Holding a graduate degree from New York University, Minaa is also the founder of Minaa B. Consulting, specializing in developing psychological safety within organizations. As a mental health educator and coach, Minaa emphasizes the connection between mental health and social justice. Based in New York City, Minaa is dedicated to empowering others and fostering supportive connections for personal and societal growth. We’re excited to have Minaa with us to discuss self-efficacy, the power of healing in groups, and her debut book “Owning Our Struggles: A Path to Healing and Finding Community in a Broken World”.View this Episode
Clinicians Series: Discover Energy Healing with Dr. Bradley Nelson – Episode 283
Imagine if we could harness the innate capacity and inclination of our bodies to heal themselves. What if there existed a method to unleash the rejuvenating potential of our conscious minds, liberating us from the emotional baggage and pent-up energy that often leads to dysfunction within our bodies? In this insightful Clinician’s Series Episode, Dr. Graham Taylor speaks with Dr. Bradley Nelson. Bradley is one of the world’s foremost experts in the emerging fields of Bioenergetic Medicine and Energy Psychology. He has trained and certified over 12,000 certified practitioners worldwide to help people overcome physical and emotional discomfort by releasing their emotional baggage. His best-selling book “The Emotion Code” provides step-by-step instructions for working with the body’s energy healing power. We’re excited to have Dr. Nelson with us today to take a deep dive into the practical experiential techniques. strategies and constructs of a healing process that can help you unlock stuck emotions and achieve your inherent potential.View this Episode