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Now displaying: January, 2019
Jan 29, 2019

Tresa Edmunds joins Natasha on this episode of Mormon Mental Health. Tresa is a writer, advocate and entrepreneur. In this episode she discusses her experience caring for her child who has autism spectrum disorder and what this diagnosis is about from one mom’s perspective and how to deal with it (spoiler alert: self-care.)

She discusses how her job is not to be the voice of her son but to share his voice with the world. 

Tresa can be found online, going by the name of “Reese Dixon,” on Mormon Feminist Housewives: http://www.feministmormonhousewives.org/fmh-bloggers/reese-dixon/

As well as her blog: http://www.reesedixon.com

She has recently started a self-care subscription service for self-care gear which can be found at: haventreebox.com

Tresa recommends the “Ring Theory” when it comes to comfort and relationships: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/promoting-hope-preventing-suicide/201705/ring-theory-helps-us-bring-comfort-in

To help keep Mormon Mental Health going past 2019, please consider donating at mormonmentalhealth.org.

Jan 22, 2019

Katherine Wela Bogen joins Natasha on this episode of Mormon Mental Health. She is a returning guest as she recently joined Natasha to discuss false reporting when it comes to sexual assaults.

In this episode, Katherine discusses her relationship with Judaism and especially how her advocacy for it has been affected in the Trump Era.

She discusses the 8 stages of Genocide: http://www.genocidewatch.org/images/8StagesBriefingpaper.pdf

Katherine is a clinical research program coordinator at Rhode Island Hospital in the department of Psychiatry, working in violence protection research for over 3 years. A Facebook post she made in response to false reporting during the Brett Kavanaugh hearings when Christine Blasey Ford came out went viral in which she gave data on false reporting. You can find the post here:

https://www.facebook.com/katherine.bogen/posts/2141527535858774

 

To help keep Mormon Mental Health going past 2019, please consider donating at mormonmentalhealth.org.

Jan 15, 2019

Katherine Wela Bogen joins Natasha on this episode of Mormon Mental Health to discuss the data behind false reporting. She made a facebook post during the Brett Kavanaugh hearings when Christine Blasey Ford spoke out about her experience with Kavanaugh in high school. The post went viral and you can find it here:

https://www.facebook.com/katherine.bogen/posts/2141527535858774

Katherine is a clinical research program coordinator at Rhode Island Hospital in the department of Psychiatry, working in violence protection research for over 3 years. She started out as a pediatric violence resistant research assistant at the University of Pittsburg Medical School, working with vulnerable populations.

Bogen is currently collaborating on a chapter with her boss,Dr. Lindsay Orchowsky, and with Alan Berkowitz who was one of the founding fathers of “Social Norms Theory.” They are collaborating on a chapter that will be in “The Handbook for Interpersonal Violence” to be published in 2020. The chapter is on false reporting and how common (or uncommon) false reporting is, what some of the barriers to reporting are to begin with, how false reporting is qualified, etc.

You can find Berkowitz “An Overview of the Social Norms Approach” paper here: http://www.alanberkowitz.com/articles/social%20norms%20approach-short.pdf

 

To help keep Mormon Mental Health going past 2019, please consider donating at mormonmentalhealth.org.

Jan 8, 2019

In this part 1 of a conversation with John Dehlin, Natasha and John discuss his research and findings when it comes to LGBBTQIA and Mix Orientation Relationships. John shares how he came into this field, how he got his data and what findings his data represents. 

John Dehlin is a researcher, podcster and social activist. He has a Ph.D. in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Utah State University. You can find out more about his private coaching practice here: http://www.johndehlin.com/privatepractice/

John is also the founder of Mormon Stories Podcast: https://www.mormonstories.org

To help keep Mormon Mental Health going past 2019, please consider donating at mormonmentalhealth.org.

Jan 1, 2019

Lisa Butterworth joins Natasha to discuss her personal journey with depression. Having never had any major issues, recently Lisa finds herself battling with it. She discusses how she deals with it on a personal level but also as a mental health professional.

If you or someone you know is in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

Lisa has a masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She is a provider at Symmetry Solutions. You can find out more about her here: https://www.symmetrysols.com/lisa-butterworth

She is also the founder of the popular Feminist Mormon Housewives website which you can find here: http://www.feministmormonhousewives.org.

To help keep Mormon Mental Health going past 2019, please consider donating at mormonmentalhealth.org.

Natasha Helfer Parker runs an online practice, Symmetry Solutions and writes at The Mormon Therapist for Patheos: Hosting the Conversation of Faith. She also hosts the popular podcasts, Mormon Mental Health & Mormon Sex Info and creates the sex educational resource, Sex Talk with Natasha.

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