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Duke Rumley- Sober AF

Aaron and Dukes discuss Duke’s solution to teens and adults getting high. It’s pure genius. Duke Rumley has been working in the Recovery Field for over 9 years in many different roles. He has learned from his role as an Interventionist, Alumni Manager and Marketing Director. He is a person in long-term recovery, since May 1989, and has been an active member of the recovery community from the beginning, along with an avid live music fan. After an 18 year career on Wall Street, Duke went to work at a nonprofit, Harmony Foundation. He helped start their Veterans Alumni Fundraiser and the National Recovery Skiathon. He has worked closely with the Association of Recovery in Higher Education, Phoenix Multisport and Young People in Recovery, all nonprofit support groups.

Dr. Marcie Chambers- Someone gave Brittney Extacy for her 16th Birthday

Dr. Marcie Chambers received her Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She was in private practice for a number of years, treating clients for depression, anxiety, trauma, codependency, and addiction. Her practice included treating individuals, couples and families. Dr. Chambers taught psychology at the University of Colorado, Regis University and Metro State College. Dr. Chambers opened The Rose House in Boulder County, Colorado in 2008. The Rose House is a 16 bed, extended care treatment facility for women. They focus on treating women with dual diagnosis including addiction, trauma, depression, anxiety, love addiction, and codependency. The Rose House also has a sober living step down program that includes continued therapy.

“The Power of Agency” Can you run your family like a business?

Dr. Anthony Rao, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist who holds a Ph.D. in psychology from Vanderbilt University. For more than 20 years, Dr. Rao worked in the Department of Psychiatry at Boston Children’s Hospital and served as an instructor at Harvard Medical School, where he trained psychologists and physicians in the use of Cognitive Behavior Therapy, or CBT.

Dr. Rao has been a featured expert on documentaries and has been interviewed for articles in The New Yorker, The Boston Globe, The Washington Times, The Chicago Tribune, and Parents Magazine, among many others. His editorial letters and opinions have appeared in a wide range of publications including Newsweek, Scientific American, The New York Times, and New York Magazine.

Dr. Rao has lectured extensively at universities, including Tufts University, Emerson College, and Boston University. He regularly presents at conferences, parenting groups, and conducts workshops for professionals around the country who work with children and young adults.

His first book, The Way of Boys: Promoting the Social and Emotional Development of Young Boys (HarperCollins) is an expose on the current crisis in American boyhood. It urges parents, educators, pediatricians, psychologists, and other developmental experts to reevaluate and radically alter how we raise boys – so boys can be their best, respecting their unique development right from the start.

Gina Thorne- I’m not but my kid is.

Gina Thorn isn’t an addict in recovery. Her son doesn’t struggle. So, how can she help? If you are a parent who didn’t struggle but your child is, what can you do if you don’t understand? Gina has over two decades of experience working in the field of prevention, intervention, addiction treatment, and recovery. Her background in health communications and health promotions has evolved in both the public and private sectors working in local, regional and national organizations, hospitals, and institutions of higher learning in Florida, New York, Ohio, and Virginia. For someone who doesn’t understand…she understands plenty and can help a parent who is still struggling to get it.

Chris Lehman- ZERO Suicide

How do we get from children seeing suicide as an option to ZERO suicides? Chris Lehman is a licensed marriage and family therapist and addictions counselor and he talks us through strategies to change the paradigm in the community. He’s the Director of Co-Occurring Services at Crossroads Turning Points.

Hijackals- Navigating Narcissism. Dr. Rhoberta Shaler

Dr. Shaler specializes in working with the partners, exes, adult children & co-workers of the relentlessly difficult, toxic people she calls “Hijackals®.”

Rhoberta Shaler, PhD, The Relationship Help Doctor, offers urgent and ongoing care for relationships in crisis through consulting, speaking, video, and podcasting. She particularly focuses her expertise on the partners, ex’s, adult children, and co-workers of the relentlessly difficult, disturbing people she calls Hijackals®. Dr. Shaler makes it easy for you to talk with her through Zoom video conferencing worldwide.

Working with people struggling with life, death, and relationship for over thirty years in Canada and the United States, Dr. Shaler has brought hope, comfort, strength, new direction, and success to countless people who honestly believed it was impossible. Even the United States Marines have used her services!

Dr. Debbie Patz- Harm Reduction when it Hurts

Dr. Debbie Patz sits down with Host Aaron Huey and discusses a tough subject… Harm Reduction. Can an addict, just use less? Can a self Harming child just cut themselves less? Can the addict abstain from the internet, food, and sex if that is the addiction? Tough talk and straight to the core of the issues, Dr. Patz brings another tool to the parents of teens that struggle! Powerful show!

Dr. LaTisha Bader- Can Men and Women recover together?

Dr. Bader has worked in the field of mental health and addiction for more than 16 years. She graduated from the University of North Texas in 2007 with a Ph.D. in counseling psychology and specialization in sport psychology and completed her postdoctoral fellowship in Chemical Dependency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

She is a Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Addiction Counselor, in addition she also a Certified Mental Performance Consultant. Her areas of expertise include Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Trauma Focused – CBT (TF-CBT), Trauma Recovery Protocol (TRP), Biofeedback, and the treatment of dually diagnosed clients.

Make Your Dollar Holler

My childhood friend Aaron Christensen takes parents on a journey of frugality without suffering. Aaron’s life and career have been a focus on loving what you do and MAKING the low-income work… to the point of doing what you want, eating where you want, and buying what you want. The discipline pays off, without the feeling of “lack. Such a great episode for parents and anyone who wants to learn how t “make their dollar holler”!

John Bruna- The Mind Full Life

Being a Mind FULL parent of a teen that’s struggling… isn’t your mind already full? How can you possibly find peace and serenity when all around is chaos?

John Bruna tells his AMAZING story of finding this peace in the chaos and teaches YOU in this podcast! No…you don’t have to live in a cave, 10 minutes is all you need.

John was one of 9 kids and a single mom. Life was tough at best. Throw drugs into the mix and 22 years later, John battles his way through his addictions and back into his daughter’s life. The podcast is inspirational and the message is pone of true ease and becoming centered in yourself. A must listen!


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