More Than Therapy

More Than Therapy

More Than Therapy is a podcast that is providing listeners with thoughts, interviews, discussions, and more about mental health, addiction, current trends and affairs, beneficial resources and so much more. The show is sometimes funny, serious, empowering, and educating. Find supplemental information at If you'd like to be a guest on the More Than Therapy podcast, fill out the guest form at and then after filling out the guest form, schedule at


April 13, 2024 3 mins
How can we find happiness from that which we think, feel, and do for others? For ourselves? Why am I we see happiness as something outside of ourselves? Do you focus more on what you do or on what you are? --- Send in a voice message:
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What can you do to improve your reality? What do you expect from other people? Are those expectations realistic? What material or financial expectations do you have? Do these expectations add value to your life? --- Send in a voice message:
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Al Peoples, LCSW and Felipe Blue, LCAS, LCMHCA, CSS discuss with Tawaka Turner-Philon, LCPC about sexual identity and the impact it can have on mental health.

Tawaka has been working in the mental health field for almost 20 years and just this year transitioned from clinician to life coach. She used her years of experience working with diverse populations from adolescents to women to people in the fire and rescue service, to crea...

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Al Peoples, LCSW, and Felipe Blue, LCAS, CSI, LCMHCA discuss the problems with bullying and its impact on mental health on this episode.

What is bullying?
The prevalence of bullying in the African-American community
The impact of bullying on African American youth
Why is it important to address bullying in the African-American community?
Chapter 1: Understanding Bullying
Different types of bullying
The signs and...

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Felipe Blue, LCAS, CSI, LMCHCA has a discussion with Adam Vibe Gunton, a bestselling author, founder of Recovered On Purpose, and host of The Recovered On Purpose Show. After overcoming homelessness and drug addiction on November 6, 2017, Adam set out on a mission to help as many other addicts find recovery as possible. His nonprofit, Recovered On Purpose, helps addicts in recovery share their stories powerfully with the world to ...

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Sheridan had a best friend, his dog, Max. Max died, and now Sheridan works to pick up the pieces.

Felipe Blue, LCAS, CSI assists Sheridan with processing his pain and finding strategies to alleviate his pain.

Losing a dog can be just as painful as losing a human loved one. Dogs are often considered part of the family, and their death can be a very difficult time for their owners. Men, in particular, may feel a sense of loss and g...

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Felipe Blue, LCAS, CSI discusses being imperfect.

"A concept introduced by me by Mr. Vann Lowery of

Why might we tend to base our worth on the things that we accomplish or fail to accomplish?
How do we fall into the trap of developing low self-esteem?
What are some ways that we can work to improve our self-esteem?

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What are your favorite parts of life?
What things give you that small joy that makes you feel great? How many of those things can you notice today?
Have you ever tried to help someone else to notice the small things?

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On this episode of More Than Therapy, Felipe Blue, LCAS, CSI introduced Mary Giuliani:

Mary Giuliani is a Master Certified Coach, keynote speaker, and author of "It's Not About Food, Drugs, or Alcohol: It's About Healing Complex PTSD." As a complex trauma recovery coach, she supports survivors in healing from complex trauma and achieving long-term recovery with food, weight, drugs, alcohol, and relationships, resu...

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On this episode of More Than Therapy, Felipe Blue, LCAS, CSI has a discussion with Hannah Spanke. 

Hannah Spanke, the host of F**k Yourself Happy, is introducing a special edition of the show that will focus on her personal experience in the sex industry. She has been a sex worker of many different types for nearly a decade, and she wants to provide an honest and complete tell-all about her journey in the industry. She starts ...

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On this episode of More Than Therapy, Felipe Blue, LCAS, CSI, interviews Jacquie, who states:

"What if I told you that you may be living with an emotional abuser and that it might be you? Abusive Brain Chatter is that voice in your head that acts as a bully to keep you from taking risks or becoming who you were meant to be. We'll learn the ABCs of Abusive Brain Chatter from our guest, who is a life coach and writing a book on the s...

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Originally from New Orleans, Jake Thomas has a passion for personal service that stems from being a United States Marine. He has proudly leveraged that among a plethora of other experiences and hardships into a career of helping people satisfy some of the most basic human needs – health, happiness and wealth.   Jake has an affinity for physical and spiritual nutrition. By truly prioritizing his own health, he learned to m...

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In Steve's own words, "My life-long battle with bipolar disorder. From that terrifying day at the theater when I was nine, overcoming suicidal ideations through medication and therapy, my attempt to kill my father, and finally gaining control of my bipolar curse."

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January 10, 2023 53 mins

Hi, I am Cetvies, I am a BSc/MA graduate in human rights single honour (from social sciences and political sciences departments)

I campaign and write on human trafficking amongst other topics and have a strong interest in human rights, LGBT, environmental rights, animal rights, veganism, politics, the news, IR, current affairs, society, philosophy and spirituality in general.

I am very happy to sh...

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In Sanskrit, the word “chakra” means “disk” or “wheel” and refers to the energy centers in your body. these wheels or disks of spinning energy each correspond to certain nerve bundles and major organs. To function at their best, your Chakras need to stay open, Activated, and balanced. If they get blocked, you may experience physical or emotional symptoms related to a particular chakra. In this episode, you will learn the benefi...

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Therapist, Author, and YouTube creator Shannon earned her Bachelor’s degree from Bowdoin College and her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Connecticut. She earned her clinical licenses in Social Work and Substance Abuse Counseling and is a Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work.  Her new book, Out of the FOG Into the CLEAR, Journaling to Help You Heal from Toxic Relationships, has attained Amazon Bestse...

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You can change your life at any age, but it rarely happens overnight. With some planning and consideration, and some self-awareness, you absolutely can make significant changes.

Life is full of uncomfortable and unexpected transitions. You’ve likely been through a few already. Now that you’re in your 50s, you might have thought those days were behind you. But the universe is full of surprises. New beginnings can occur at any age.


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Spirituality and religion often provide a sense of security and social structure and those beliefs can be a strong coping mechanism through trying times. Being an active member of a close-knit religious community can provide structure, support and sense of acceptance, all of which are beneficial to mental health.

Lack of spirituality can interfere with interpersonal relationships, which can contribute to the genesis of psychiatric ...

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Relapse prevention skills are essential to learning to live a happy life in recovery. One day at a time, one can learn to implement these coping skills to prevent relapse and live a life beyond their wildest dreams. 

Recovery from alcohol or other drugs is a process of personal growth with developmental milestones. At any stage of recovery, there is risk of relapsing, making relapse prevention skills highly important to know a...

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Sam says "I'm a passionate coach, consultant, speaker and facilitator who comes alive in service of those who live to serve others. My practice serves mission driven leaders, healers and helpers in their work to heal the world without harming themselves.   Since 2013 I've coached, taught and consulted with leaders and healers in community clinics, acute care hospitals, mental health programs and a pandemic response center on their ...
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