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To The Bone – A Discussion about Eating Disorders

If you are reading on your mobile device, click here to listen to the podcast. Netflix recently released the movie To The Bone, which has gained both popularity and notoriety for its treatment of eating disorders. In this episode of the podcast I offer a synopsis, before addressing its positive [...]

By |2018-11-30T22:44:30+00:00September 18th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Blended Families with Melissa Lowery, LPC

If you're listening on your mobile device, click here to listen to the podcast. In this episode, Roy explores the dynamics of blended families with Mrs. Melissa Lowery, a colleague of Roy's at Pax Renewal Center in Lafayette, LA. Roy and Melissa delve into the struggles and joys [...]

By |2018-11-30T22:45:05+00:00March 22nd, 2017|Blog|1 Comment

Teens and Psychotropic Medication: An Interview with Dr. Amy Cavanaugh

In this episode, Roy welcomes Dr. Amy Cavanaugh, a licensed clinical and medical psychologist in the Acadiana area.  Roy and Dr. Cavanaugh discuss the topic of psychotropic medications and their role in treating teenage mental health issues. Roy and Dr. Cavanaugh address the stigma these medications have in [...]

By |2018-11-20T22:37:18+00:00January 25th, 2017|Blog|2 Comments

Teen Suicide – How Adults Can See the Signs and Prevent the Sorrow

Episode 1 If you're reading this on your mobile device or blog update email, click here to listen to the podcast. In the first in a two-part series on teen suicide, Roy confronts the epidemic of teenage suicide in the United States, beginning with a detailed examination of [...]

By |2018-11-20T22:37:54+00:00January 19th, 2017|Blog|1 Comment

Accompanying LGBTQ Teens

If you are reading this on your mobile device or blog post update, click here to listen to the podcast. In this episode Roy offers practical strategies for helping teens who identify on the LGBTQ spectrum, their journey of individuation and self-discovery. Roy suggests that adults working with teens who self-identify [...]

By |2018-11-20T22:39:18+00:00January 5th, 2017|Blog|1 Comment

Helping Teens Form a Healthy Relationship with Food

If you are reading this on your mobile device or in a blog update email, click here to listen to the podcast. In this episode Roy sits down with Yvette Quantz, RDN, a registered dietitian, consultant, and entrepreneur who helps people of all ages to develop a healthy relationship [...]

By |2018-11-20T22:40:50+00:00December 27th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Help Teens Beat the Holiday Blues

If you're reading this on your mobile device, click here to listen to the podcast. In this episode Roy addresses the unfortunate but common reality that for many people, including teens, the holiday season is not 'the most wonderful time of year.' As Roy illustrates, some teens experience grief, [...]

By |2018-11-20T22:46:41+00:00December 24th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments