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Empowered Empaths: Sexual Energy and Body Objectification

mhnr-empoweringJoin our very own Melanie Vann, clinician Melissa Richards, and host Kristin Sunanta Walker on our Empowered Empath Series. Today we talk about sexual energy, using it wisely, and how a narcissist uses this as way to wound whereas an unempowered empath can use it out of being wounded. Important to know the difference! And important to know how to be mindful, as an Empath, of how your sexual history will have an impact on your life.



Up Close and Personal: Counselor Melissa Richards Talks Narcissistic Personality Disorder

restorationWe have interviewed leading experts in the field of personality disorders. Each guest brings a fresh perspective and counselor Melissa Richards is no exception. Melissa has a wonderful way of stating the obvious with some punch. As all survivors of narcissistic abuse know, sometimes it takes a punch in order for us to get unshackled from those trauma bonds. Join Melissa and I for some frank talk about narcissistic personality disorder and the road to recovery.



Empaths Are Here to Save the World: Dr. Judith Orloff on Mental Health News Radio

Power.of.Surrender.250Dr. Judith Orloff joins us on Mental Health News Radio. Her new book The Power of Surrender and her upcoming workshop in Big Sur, Ca: Surrender to the Power of Your Intuition were on our minds. As our guests know, each show is a journey. Dr. Orloff rolled with it because that is who she is and we got into the topic on the minds of all of our listeners: Empaths.

Join us on the empath super highway with Dr. Judith Orloff.



Body Image and Narcissism – What is an Empath with Kim Saeed of

NoContactKimSaeedJoin us for an hour with Kim Saeed of Kim is doing some incredible work in the field of narcissistic abuse recovery. We are excited to spread the news and talk about how body image plays a role in being a target of narcissistic abuse, what being an empath means, and how to protect yourself from emotional predators. 





The Wizard of Oz and Other Narcissists: An Interview with Eleanor Payson

WizardofOzOne of the classic and original books about personality disorders was written by author and counselor, Eleanor Payson. The Wizard of Oz and Other Narcissists was ahead of its time. We are enjoying the resurgence in its popularity as the topic of Narcissism is no longer taboo subject matter.

Join us for an in-depth chat with Eleanor on Mental Health News Radio. 



Self-Love Deficit Disorder: An Interview with Ross Rosenberg, M.ED., LCPC, CADC, CSAT


Join us for a discussion with psychotherapist, author, professional trainer, and behavioral health practice owner Ross Rosenberg.  We discuss his trademarked term Self-Love Deficit Disorder, his best-selling book The Human Magnet Syndrome, and his next book The Codependency Cure: Overcoming Self-Love Deficit Disorder.  

I’ll admit this was the first show where I did not look at the talking points. We covered everything and it was hard to stop recording. Ross was probably our most comfortable guest and we’ll look forward to interviewing him again. The information shared is invaluable and my entire team is excited to get their hands on his second book. We look forward to replacing the term “codependent” with something that empowers evolving into self-love.  




Is Narcissistic Personality Disorder the same as Narcissism?: Randi G. Fine


As our listeners know we have quite an eclectic group of guests on Mental Health News Radio. It is our shows, however, on Narcissistic Personality Disorder that garner the most downloads. Today’s guest is an expert in the field that we hope to enjoy many times on our show. 

Randi G. Fine is an Empath and Life Issues Counselor who has compassionately guided thousands of people, both nationally and internationally, in their life journeys. A professional writer, her highly regarded blog Love Your Life is translated and read in 180 countries worldwide. She is also Professional Speaker and Radio Show Host of the acclaimed Blog Talk Radio Podcast: A Fine Time for Healing. She is the author of three books: the memoir Fine…ly, the inspiring self-growth book Awaken from Life and her upcoming book about Pathological Narcissism.

Join us as we discuss the differences between Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) and Narcissism. As always these shows are very personal, intimate, and include information for victims and survivors of NPD abuse.



Caregiver’s Guide to Self-Injury: Lori Vann, Counselor and Author

SelfHarmOne of our previous guests and my good friend, Olivia Quintanilla of Addiction Campuses, referred Lori Vann to Mental Health News Radio. Lori is a pro interviewee having been an invited guest on multiple radio and television shows. She specializes in many areas of behavioral health with a large focus on Self-Injury. This is a topic that is near and dear to my heart so I am honored to dive in with a field expert. 

Please join Lori and I for an eye-opening discussion on this misunderstood behavior that not only affects our younger generation but is carried out, if not treated early, well into adulthood. 

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The Emotionally Destructive Marriage: An Interview with Author, Counselor, and Speaker Leslie Vernick


You can’t put it into words, but something is happening to you. Your stomach churns, your heart aches, and the tension in your marriage is making you feel weary and a little crazy. The constant criticism, disrespect, cruelty, deceit, and gross indifference are eroding your confidence and breaking your spirit and you don’t know who to talk to or where to turn.

Today our guest on Mental Health News Radio is Leslie Vernick, a clinical social worker, relationship coach, speaker and author. Her best-selling book The Emotionally Destructive Marriage is what we take a deep dive into today. If you’re feeling voiceless, hopeless, or powerless in your marriage, Leslie will show you a path forward, helping you find your voice and reclaim your hope.  

Many of our listeners are counselors. When we reached out to our audience announcing Leslie as a guest the response was overwhelming. We are certainly honored to have her as our guest and to share her invaluable wisdom with our listeners.

We asked Leslie to share with the questions that are most often asked of her. Get ready to take notes because we cover a lot of ground in a short amount of time. 

 Enjoy the show!



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