Emergo Radio

Emergo Radio

Respected recovery and wellness experts Dave Kenney and Susan Kenney talk to professionals who are changing the way we achieve health, wellbeing, and recovery by focusing on a brain-first approach to rising above. Emergo Radio is the podcast that explores how a brain-first approach to health, wellbeing, and recovery brings us closer to a life of possibilities and happiness. Each week, we interview experts who are helping people rise above and lead a self-actualized life through enhanced biology, psychology, spiritual, social connections, and an enhanced lifestyle.

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July 30, 2020 35 min
In today’s episode, our co-hosts Dave and Susan Kenney welcomes the founder and CEO of Polnareff Consulting and media-based business, Dr. Diane Hamilton. She talks about curiosity, how to find it, how to keep it, why it can break the status quo and how to turn it into one of life’s key factors to success. The impact of curiosity is also connected to one’s perception, which she teases a bit about in the book she is writing now. Curi...
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Part 2 of our excellent interview with Dr. Kolari ---- Jennifer Kolari is one of the nation's leading and sought after Child and Family Therapists and co-founder of “Connected Parenting”.  The role of a parent today is to be their children's substitute frontal lobe and you have to know as a parent, how and when to back out. This world has changed. With pre life crisis, teenagers being oriented to each other rather than the...
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Jennifer Kolari is one of the nation's leading and sought after Child and Family Therapists and co-founder of “Connected Parenting”.  The role of a parent today is to be their children's substitute frontal lobe and you have to know as a parent, how and when to back out. This world has changed. With pre life crisis, teenagers being oriented to each other rather than their parents and an entire generation growing up with scre...
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We are proud and excited to announce our new program, our online Virtual Retreat! We get to take all of our knowledge, all of our expertise and helping people, online. And now our reach is limitless! This is for people who are serious about change, they don't know what direction to take. They've tried a lot of other different things. Nothing is sticking. And this is going to work. This is going to work because this is insid...
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Isolating oneself can be a bigger factor of health and mortality risk versus smoking, alcohol consumption, even poor diet! The way our brain is programmed, we want to keep things the same because same equals safe. However, transformations are easily, beautifully facilitated when you have other people who are going through a similar situation -- thresholds are stretched and we push through the other side a much more whole, healthy i...
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Erika talks about Wellcoaches and how their intense coaching course touches on a lot of the human behavior, physical and emotional aspects. “Coaches are the best listeners. They are the best at open-ended inquiry. The best at reflecting what someone has just said so that that client or patient feels heard. The best just being there in the moment without an agenda to push, force, prod someone along into the result that they think th...
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Why do your resolutions or promises fail? Why can’t your loved one stop smoking/drinking/gambling, etc.? Why is ‘change’ so hard? Evidenced-based research shows us that “people do not resist change; people resist being changed.” A great book on the science of creating change, or a fresh start in your life, is Atomic Habits, by James Clear. The number one strategy is understanding that tiny steps equate to massive growth. The second...
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Learn how a paleo, brain-first lifestyle has been shown to help prevent and overcome depression and anxiety and other brain-related concerns. “Depression in teens is up a staggering 52% in less than a decade. Rates of suicide and self-harm have also spiked among undergraduate students in 2017/18” (Psychology Today, The Best Antidepressants, Feb 2020 issue). Hear our co-hosts Susan Kenney and Dave Kenney as they explore how the foo...
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Health and wellness expert Dr. Noah Gentner explains the unique benefits of health and wellness coaching. Helping people thrive and rise above in every aspect of their life. “We're really learning now is that health is very, again, broad and holistic, and it's about finding out for each individual person what is important to them, what makes them thrive and how can we help them reach those goals.” Host Dave Kenney and Dr. ...
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“Hollywood is overwhelming, which is like life. Life overwhelms all of us. I just would tell them, ‘Listen, stop trying to swallow all of Hollywood in your brain when you go to bed at night. Just pick out the two or three areas that you really want.’ That's why you asked the question about what they want. What you want to pursue…” Kevin E. West is an actor, author, international speaker, teacher, founder of The Writers Guild of...
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This is Part 2 of the interview with host Dave Kenney and Lee Gerdes of Cereset.  Dave and Lee discuss the connection between anxiety and depression and brain-energy. And how the real problem is related to the brain energy realm and that when you balance brain function anxiety and depression simply ‘go away.’  Kenney and Gerdes explore an interesting study of how, when working with inmates in prison in Utah, Gerdes discovered that ...
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In this episode host, Dave Kenney interviews Lee Gerdes of Cereset. Lee explains how the brain is responsible for everything, how we feel, our choices, anger, sadness/happiness, relationships, our careers, and so much more. Lee Gerdes explains the shortcomings of an outside-in approach like psychotherapy, EMDR, medications, neurofeedback, and more. He offers a more effective solution of an inside-out approach where the brain can re...
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Dave Kenney, Emergo Recovery’s Executive Director, has dedicated his extensive career to helping individuals reclaim their life after struggles with addictions, substance abuse disorder, and self-destructive choices.  The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) defines addiction as a ‘primary chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory, and circuitry.’ The National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) defines addiction as a...
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In this interview, Emergo’s co-founder Dave Kenney interviews and visits with Coach Dave Buck of Coachville.com. Coach Buck is one of the top 10 most influential coaches in the world in the profession of life coaching. Together they explore the role of coaching and ‘play big.’ Good coaching is about helping people engage in playing life, giving clients just the right amount of challenge so they can keep building their confidence, h...
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October 18, 2019 32 min
Hear more about Emergo Recovery a private, residential, integrative recovery and wellness program. Learn who we help – people struggling with anxiety, depression, insomnia, substance abuse, addictive behaviors, and more. What makes us so unique and effective? Actualized Recovery® a brain-first approach to recovery and well-being – leveraging neuroscience, biology, psychology, spiritually, socially and connections, and life-style. ...
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Are you feeling frustrated about how to help your child feel happy and find their way? You’re not alone. Children of all ages are struggling to succeed in school and in life. What can you as a parent do to help them gain independence and opportunities?  In this episode, we reflect on the changing role of the parent, simple ways to help children embrace responsibility and three key signs that mean they need your guidance in shifting...
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October 7, 2019 28 min
We’ve all heard the saying about apples and doctors, and we know there’s a relationship between the food we eat and our physical health, but what about our mental health?  In this episode of Emergo Recovery, find out how focusing on nutrition and lifestyle allows us to help our brains perform at their best and increase our happiness.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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When it comes to recovery, what do we know about what the brain needs to achieve lasting results and a life of possibilities? In the second episode fo the two-part series focusing on Emergo’s proven Actualized Recovery approach, Dave Kenney and Susan Kenney introduce us to the five critical areas that must be enriched for the brain (and the spirit!) to thrive and recover.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoi...
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Introducing Emergo Radio! We begin our new podcast by exploring the questions that led us to create an entirely new evidence-based approach to addictions recovery and wellbeing. More than a decade ago, Dave Kenney wondered, are imbalances in the brain a source of self-destructive behaviour? If bones can be healed, why not the brain? If the brain can rebalance and recover, how? Answering these questions led Emergo to create Actualiz...
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