Mental Health Today

Mental Health Today

Mental Health Today… is hosted by Ken Stearns and aims to raise awareness and reduce the stigma around mental illness through open discussion, education, and tools. The show will feature guests who share their experiences within the mental health field, including treatment professionals, funding experts, activists, advocates, patients, and policy makers. Each episode is LIVE across Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube. Mental Health Today is sponsored by Jar Foundation LLC, a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing mental illness and improving access to mental health resources. The show will help to build the foundation's strategy, structure, and direction while raising awareness and promoting education about mental health.

Episodes

February 27, 2024 35 mins

Title: Transforming Relationships: A Journey of Growth and ResilienceIn this heartfelt episode of Mental Health Today, host Ken Stearns sits down with Jonathan Ankiewicz, CEO and Founder of Start With Me, for an inspiring conversation about resilience, personal growth, and the transformative power of relationships.

Jonathan candidly shares his own journey of facing the heartbreaking reality of a failed marriage despite his earnest e...

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Episode #124 of "Mental Health Today" features a profound conversation with guest Tom Di Nardo. Host Ken Stearns opens the episode with a warm welcome, highlighting the show's essence as a collection of personal journeys related to mental health. The episode delves into Tom's unique journey, emphasizing the importance of heeding one's calling and following the heart. Tom shares pivotal moments from his life, including experiences o...

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Vin Infante, a master mindset and executive coach, is a licensed psychotherapist, full-time entrepreneur, and angel investor with over 12 years of experience in creating lasting change. His diverse career includes working in hospitals, clinics, homeless shelters, in-patient units, the Department of Education, and private practice. Vin blends classical psychology techniques like CBT/DBT with modern coaching methods, offering a hybri...

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December 13, 2023 35 mins

In this episode of "Mental Health Today with Roger Brooks," host Ken Stearns engages in a thoughtful and insightful conversation with Roger Brooks. Roger begins by sharing his extensive professional journey, which has been primarily focused on the payments, loyalty, and financial services sector. He highlights his experience in developing merchant networks for some of North America's largest companies, underscoring his deep experti...

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In this episode of "Mental Health Today," host Ken Stearns engages in a fascinating conversation with Luc Van Poelje, the founder and CEO of Psychedelic Insights BV. Based in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Psychedelic Insights offers psychological guidance for psychedelic experiences, including private day sessions and all-inclusive psilocybin truffle retreats. Their services are centered around authenticity, safety, and responsibility, w...

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In this episode of "Mental Health Today," host Ken Stearns engages in a conversation with Bizzie Gold, an industry disruptor in the field of mental health. Bizzie discusses the intricacies of building rapport in therapeutic relationships and how traditional therapy often involves a lengthy process of establishing trust. She highlights a key challenge in therapy where the therapist aims to gather information from the client's free-f...

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Are you struggling with chronic fatigue, pushing through your days on an empty tank only to crash on the sofa after work? This episode delves into the common experiences shared by those with chronic fatigue, the dangers of pushing through, and the path to recovery.

The host, who battled severe ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia for over two decades, shares her personal journey from being bedridden and struggling to even shower or make tea to h...

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Prepare to be inspired as "Mental Health Today" welcomes a true superstar, Karen A. McCracken, in an episode filled with wisdom, humor, and profound insights. Karen, a renowned Christian speaker, Amazon Best Selling author, and host of "The Woman Inspired Podcast," has graced nearly 400 women's conferences and retreats across the United States. Her mission is nothing short of remarkable: spreading the gospel message while bringing ...

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In this episode of "Mental Health Today," host Ken Stearns delves into the fascinating realm of chronic pain, mental health, and the surprising connection to posture. Joining him as a guest is Jon Clark, affectionately known as the "Posture Monster," and a true testament to the profound impact of posture therapy on physical and mental well-being.

The episode begins with Ken introducing his podcast, "Mental Health Today," which has b...

Welcome back to *Mental Health Today*! Host Ken Stearns returns after a brief hiatus, bringing a powerful episode that delves deep into the world of mental health with two extraordinary guests, Kader Sakkaria and Jennifer McCarthy, the founders of Student Uplift. This conversation is a profound exploration of the crucial issue of mental health, especially concerning college students in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ken begins b...

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In Episode 83 of "Mental Health Today," listeners are treated to an insightful and inspiring conversation with Susan Mueller, the dynamic CEO of Relief Mental Health. Susan's journey into the mental health field is nothing short of remarkable, fueled by a personal connection to mental health struggles within her family. In January 2020, she embarked on a mission to create a space that offered individuals a lifeline when navigating ...

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Ken Stearns welcomes Ruby Brown-Herring to the "Mental Health Today" podcast, where they discuss the importance of mental health in the workplace and Ruby's journey in the field. Ruby is the founder and CEO of RBH Wellness Solutions, an organization that supports companies in creating strategies to promote mental health in the workplace.

Ruby's journey into mental health advocacy began over 15 years ago due to personal experiences, ...

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In a thought-provoking episode #89 of the "Mental Health Today" podcast, host Ken Stearns engages in a compelling and insightful conversation with Jessica Atchley, the founder of Mindful Recruiting. This episode offers a unique glimpse into Jessica's remarkable journey into the behavioral health and mental health industry. Her decision to enter this field was deeply personal, driven by her family's history of substance use and ment...

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In the captivating episode #88 of "Mental Health Today," Ken Stearns engages in a profound conversation with Sharon Rolph, a renowned retirement coach who brings a fresh and much-needed perspective to the mental health concerns of the aging population. Sharon, with her rich background and empathetic approach, emerges as a beacon of hope and guidance for those navigating the often-overlooked mental health challenges of retirement an...

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In the 87th episode of "Mental Health Today," host Ken Stearns engages in a thoughtful dialogue with Mark DeFee, a seasoned therapist and corporate wellness warrior, focusing on the increasingly pertinent issue of mental health in the workplace. The episode begins with Ken reflecting on his recent encounters with high-performing athletes and ties in these experiences with the broader theme of mental health.

Mark, drawing from his 20...

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In episode #86 of the "Mental Health Today" podcast, host Ken Stearns interviews Frank King, a comedian and speaker specializing in suicide prevention and mental health advocacy. The interview takes place in Durango, Colorado, and covers various aspects of Frank King's journey and expertise. Here's a long summary of the conversation:

The podcast starts with Ken Stearns introducing himself and discussing his previous interviews with ...

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On the Mental Health Today podcast #85, Scott Farber, Chief Executive Officer of Mental Health Partnership, takes listeners on a journey through his life and career, shedding light on his transformative work in the mental health sector.

Scott's professional background began in the realm of education, where he gained a profound understanding of the many obstacles individuals face when seeking mental health support. He passionately un...

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Daniel and Sonia are both deeply involved in the mental health space, particularly in the tech and innovation aspects. They are part of a fund that invests in startups focused on brain health and mental health. Their portfolio includes various companies working in areas like psychedelics, drug development, neuromodulation, brain-computer interfaces, and precision psychiatry.

They have invested in approximately 22 companies, which is...

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In this interview with Steven Turetsky, he discusses his current role in the mental health space and his work at a company called Motif Neurotech, which focuses on brain-computer interfaces and deep tech in the mental health industry. Motif is developing nanotechnology that can be implanted just below the scalp, above the brain. This technology performs transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), a treatment commonly used for conditio...

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In this insightful interview with Ricardo Zulueta, he shares his journey into the mental health space and the core principles of his organization, Start Day One. The conversation between Ricardo and the host, Ken, touches on various aspects of mental health and personal development.

Ricardo's journey into the mental health field was marked by a personal tragedy, the loss of his brother to suicide. He discusses how this tragedy led h...

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