Join Dr. Kristina Hallett, Patricia Steuer, Kristin Sunanta Walker and Evelyn M. Ryan for a deep discussion about women and how we are trying to navigate 2018.
Dr. Kristina Hallett is the host of the Be Awesome series on Mental Health News Radio. She is also a psychologist in private practice, author, speaker, and corporate trainer. She has worked extensively with people diagnosed with anti-social personality disorder in the prison system.
Patricia Steuer is an artist and activist who is a classically trained singer with a degree in music from the University of Massachusetts. She is also a survivor of sexual assault and came forward as one of the accusers of Bill Cosby.
Kristin Sunanta Walker is the CEO of Mental Health News Radio Network, as well as, a survivor of childhood sexual abuse.
Evelyn M. Ryan is a consultant in the nuclear power industry, author, and coach for survivors of psychological abuse.
Two PhD’s in Psychology, Dr. George Simon and Dr. Sherry Simon, one who well known for the study of character disorders and the other for her work with those in relationship with the character disordered. Our host, Kristin Sunanta Walker, could not wait to start the first of many of these conversations on our series: Character Matters.
Dr. George Simon is an internationally-recognized expert on manipulators and other problem characters and the author of 3 bestselling books: In Sheep’s Clothing (which has been translated into 12 foreign languages), Character Disturbance, and The Judas Syndrome. He’s made appearances on several major television (Fox News Network, CNN, CBS 48 Hours).
Until recently, Dr. Simon maintained an active private practice dedicated to assisting individuals develop character and helping empower victims in relationships with disturbed characters. In addition to providing psychotherapy services, he specialized in anxiety and anger management, comprehensive personality assessments, mental health professional training, and consultation to businesses and organizations on how to deal with problem characters. Dr. Simon also recently retired as a supervising psychologist for the Arkansas Dept. of Correction. For 6 years he provided oversight to the community risk assessment program for registered sex offenders, and more recently provided similar oversight for the newly expanded and re-vamped prison-based sex offender treatment program. He has given numerous workshops on the various sex offender typologies and offender treatment and management strategies. He helped secure a DOJ grant through Center for Sex Offender Management, and is a member of the grant’s standing committee.
Dr. Sherry Simon is a veteran independent practitioner. She is an excellent writer, advocate, and clinician that we are coaxing into more of the spotlight with her husband. We see incredible workshops and healing facilitation with both she and George together on what the fundamentals of a healthy belief system around relationships look like.
She is also the President of www.paxchristilittlerock.wordpress.com, a peace and social justice movement. Pax Christi Little Rock is a chapter of Pax Christi USA, the national Catholic peace and social justice movement. Our members are guided by the spirituality of nonviolence, advocating and providing leadership for disarmament, human rights, and the care of all creation. Through prayer, study, and mindful social activism, we work to align organizational structures, policies and practices with the teachings of Christ to end violence, racism, economic oppression, and all forms of social injustice.
Co-hosted by Dr. George Simon and Kristin Sunanta Walker, a new regular show segment on the Mental Health News Radio podcast unpacks myths and misinformation about narcissistic personalities while empowering listeners to protect themselves from manipulative people.
Join Melanie Vann and Kristin Sunanta Walker as they talk about the beginning of holiday season: Halloween. The season many of us love but also a season fraught with vulnerability.
We talk a lot about personality disorders but how about personality? What is personality? Take a journey with Dr. Paul Meier, Melanie Vann, and Kristin Sunanta Walker as they discuss what makes up your personality.
Dr. Paul Meier is the founder of the multi-state, non-profit mental health outpatient organization Meier Clinics, a practicing psychiatrist, best-selling author, and international speaker.
Melanie Vann has her MA in Counseling Psychology. She is the Program Director for MHNR Network and host of Memoirs of Madness.
Kristin Sunanta Walker is the founder of MHNR Network and host of Mental Health News Radio.