Why is everything labelled as "either/or"? Why not "and"? This podcast seeks to explore various facets of human behavior, experience, and psychology through the lens of "and" rather than that of "or". Your host, a licensed professional counselor, will have discussions with the average everyday person - and maybe a few celebrities - as we explore psychology's impact on topics like professions, values, compassion, trauma, drugs and music.


April 14, 2021 58 mins

Disability comes in many forms.  Our every day expert this week discusses this in detail.  

Join me as I talk with Esther Olson, everyday disability expert, as she shares details of her experiences both personally and as a community member.  We are even joined by a special guest if you listen closely!  

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What is DBT? Is it some sort of hot new karaoke sensation?    

Find out what exactly DBT (also known as Dialectical Behavior Therapy) is and how it can effectively treat many issues in life through emotional regulation skills as I talk with Katie Mauro, LCSW, CEO and owner of Redefine Therapy, LLC.  Katie will guide us through some of the basic beliefs of DBT as well as myths.  She will demonstrate...

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March 12, 2021 73 mins

As we look back one year later on the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, one can't help but notice the profound differences in the way life is lived.  One has had to alter almost everything about the way they work, go to school or even go out in public as a result!  

Today, we take that time machine journey backwards and explore with my guests Christopher Langford, R. Wolf Shipon, and Tiana Latel.  Each of ...

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February 26, 2021 42 mins

The topic of this week's podcast is one that pervades quite literally everything we know, from preschool classes to our cell phone apps.  Music is at the very fiber of our existences.  

Join me as I talk Jennie Garriques, a true everyday expert, and we explore music through her perception and experiences.    

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February 13, 2021 28 mins

This week, I'm changing the format a bit.  In this episode, we "flip the mic".  I let my previous guests ask ME the questions!  

Join me as previous guests of the podcast take the time to ask what's on their mind.  It sometimes gets personal, and you get to hear some stories about how this journey started out.   

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January 27, 2021 56 mins

This week's episode focuses on something that is so powerful, it can lower blood pressure, help people lose weight, and increase the chances you'll quit smoking - Gratitude.   

Join me as I talk with someone I've known for a quarter century, and who is truly a person who lives what he teaches.  Dr. R. Wolf Shipon, PhD, owner of Inner Wellth, LLC, and broadcaster on American Unity Radio, as well as recording ...

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January 13, 2021 38 mins

Starting off the New Year with something akin to a Resolution, join me as I speak with S. D. Raines-McDaniel, voice of Intuitive Grade with S.D. and owner of Sparrow's Perch Apothecary, as she and I discuss the similarities between intentional thoughts and positive psychology!    

Pardon the audio delays once more - it appears the Universe in a post-pandemic reality has thought to teach us a lesson in patien...

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For those of us with pets, a trip to the veterinarian can be one of the most stressful times for us.  Did you know that the veterinary staff also feels that stress?  Join me as I talk with my longtime friend, Dr. Robin Gwiazdowski, DVM as she talks about this topic both from personal experience as a pet owner and a veterinarian.    

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December 16, 2020 40 mins

Anxiety is perhaps one of the most prevalent - and misunderstood - issues in mental health today.  Join me as I speak to Chris Langford about his views on the topic and how we can live resliently with this emotion.  

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December 2, 2020 50 mins

Free speech and communication is the hallmark of our democracy here in the United States.  Join me as we speak to Dr. Jeremy Gongola about his views on the topic.   

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November 18, 2020 40 mins

Substance Abuse affects over 21.2 MILLION Americans, but only 3.7 Million receive treatment.  Find out why in the newest installment of The and... Podcast!  

Join me as I speak with Ken Palmisano, LSW, LCADC, CPRS about his experiences with treating substance abuse.  

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November 4, 2020 58 mins

This week's podcast hits on a very important subject.  Trauma and PTSD is a silent and invisible issue affecting many people in America.     

Join me and everyday expert Diane Main as we talk about the effects and some of the experiences that go along with this issue.  Please excuse the audio delay issues that become apparent towards the end of the episode!    

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October 21, 2020 46 mins

Reflective Parenting is something we all should be learning about - if not to keep future generations healthy, then to heal our own violent nostalgia!  Tune in today to hear more about this!

Today's guest is Laura Mickley, Program Director at Norwescap.  She has educated herself on this topic extensively and teaches this in parenting groups.  Find out from an everyday expert how this applies to you!  

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October 7, 2020 32 mins

This episode is with TOP SELLER Keren Gonen of Green Team New Jersey Realty!  Keren's story is powerful and very positive.  Tune in to find out more!  

Want to be a guest on the podcast?  Contact me today!  

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August 5, 2020 1 min

Come learn about what The and... Podcast is all about!  Learn about the format, theme AND the host!  Meet some amazing people along this journey too!  

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