Thank You Past Guests of THE CURE Radio Show
Sat. 6-8 Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault
Beverly Engel is an internationally recognized psychotherapist and an acclaimed advocate for victims of sexual, physical, and emotional abuse. The author of 23 self-help books, her latest book is entitled, “I’m Saying No!” Standing Up Against Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment and Sexual Pressure. Engel is a licensed marriage and family therapist, and has been practicing psychotherapy for 35 years. You can read more about Beverly by visiting her website at http://healmyshame.com.
Episode 26- Changing The Negative Attitude to Positive
Christopher Felton is the author of Re-Member Yourself: A Healing Journey Through Your Innerverse. A former Maryland state trooper, Felton is a prolific public speaker who has taught about world religions. He also authored the books Cipher’s Den and The Fervent Exchange, and his articles have appeared in Her Times magazine.
Episode 25- Does the Outside World Define Us?
Kirk Abner is the author of Flower Dog Man, the most recent of his Awareness Series, which includes Thinking Like Jesus and Norman’s Names. He graduated from Montgomery Bell Academy, the University of Alabama and received an award from President Ronald Reagan. A former door-to-door Bible salesman, oil rigger, stockbroker, software consultant and truck driver, Abner now trains physicians, surgeons and nurses at top medical facilities on the electronic medical record. You can read more about Kirk by visiting this website at https://allauthor.com/author/kirkabner
Episode 24- Healing and Recovering from Sexual Abuse
Miranda Pacchiana, MSW is a writer, speaker and survivor whose work has been featured in The Huffington Post, The Mighty, Psych Central, Trigger Points Anthology, Moms Rising, and others. She writes about a variety of subjects including recovery from abuse, family estrangement, parenting and grief. Miranda has spent over two decades addressing and examining family responses to the disclosure of child sexual abuse. She is the creator of the online resource The Second Wound: Coping with family while healing from abuse & assault which can be found on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and the website. Miranda is a married mother of three and a stubborn optimist. She works and lives in Newtown, Connecticut. You can learn more about Miranda by visiting her website at https://mirandapacchiana.com
Episode 23- How to Help A Friend Struggling with Addiction?
John Collopy is the author of the book The Reward of Knowing which relates his own struggles with addiction. “Friends can play an important role, just not the primary role, in helping those with those addicted to alcohol and drugs recover.” You can learn more about John by visiting his website at www.johncollopy.com
Episode 22- The Criminal Justice Side of Abuse
Taylor Pyles is a Detective with Annapolis Police Department and is assigned to the Criminal Investigations Section. He primarily investigates child abuse, child sex offenses, and other crimes against children. Taylor serves as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) in Anne Arundel County. As a CASA, Taylor works to be a voice for children who are in foster care and ensures their needs are being met by the court system as well as parties involved in the child's life. Additionally, Taylor is chair of the Children’s Justice Act Committee at the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevent and is a member of the Anne Arundel County Child Fatality Review Team.
Personally, Taylor is an adult survivor of abuse who was removed from his home just before his 8th birthday by Department of Social Services and placed into the foster care system. Taylor remained in foster care until "aging out" at the age of 18.
As an adult, Taylor was troubled by seeing the negative outcomes of those in which he was in foster care with. This included multiple drug overdoses, suicides, as well as incarceration. Based on these outcomes, Taylor launched The Blue Ribbon Project as a resource for adult survivors.
Episode 21- A Strong Link in the Support Chain
Kirk Miller is the Author of Chaos to Cured, Co-Host of the radio show Beyond Clarity, and founder of chaos2cured.com. After overcoming and successfully managing bipolar 1, OCD, generalized anxiety, and ADHD, Kirk Miller now coaches and helps families, couples, and individuals realize there is more to who they are than their diagnosis. He has spent ten years utilizing his unique perspective and insight to guide his clients to a more productive, positive, and stable life. As a mental fitness coach, Mr. Miller’s goal is to help each and every client realize we all stumble and struggle at times but where there is a will, healthy support, and guidance, there is always hope. You can read more about Kirk by visiting his website at https://chaos2cured.com
Episode 20- Learn to Love and Empower Yourself
Sandra Jeffs is an author, a professional fiction editor, a speaker, and a jewelry designer. She worked in business management in her early years and then became a university educator for over 25 years. She has worked abroad for 13 years in 2 countries and traveled to 35 countries. She is passionate about learning, and personal growth and her extensive travels and expatriate experiences have given her a broad view of life and culture. You can read more about Ms. Jeffs by visiting her website at https://sandrajeffs.com.
Episode 19- What Adult Life is Like for a Victim of Child Abuse
Mike McBride is a male survivor of childhood abuse, and blogs about the issues he faces and had faced in his adult life. You can read more about Mike and join the conversation on his blog at https://www.childabusesurvivor.net
Episode 18- Making Separation or Divorce Less Traumatic for Children
Ann Buscho, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in family issues and issues related to divorce, parenting, parenting planning, and co-parenting counseling. She is passionate about helping parents’ divorce respectfully so that the entire family can heal and thrive. Dr. Buscho’s experience and training in working with families where divorce is current, or past has taught her to focus on helping parents develop parenting plans which support the health and well-being of all family members. She has a depth and breadth of professional and personal experience in nesting, co-parenting, step-parenting, and single-parenting issues. During the 2008 recession, Dr. Buscho and a colleague developed a nesting protocol for parents who could not afford to separate or divorce. They presented this protocol at statewide conferences for attorneys, mental health professionals, and divorce financial professionals. She is currently writing a book about this topic. You can read more about Dr. Buscho by visiting her website at http://drannbuscho.com
Episode 16- Moving Past Trauma?
As an individual who represents overcoming adversity, Dave has dedicated his life helping others to help themselves. As a former Air Force Combat Air Crew Member, Dave’s job entailed midair refueling of the once highly secretive SR-71 Blackbird and the F-117 Stealth Fighter. While on active duty, Dave was selected as California Volunteer of the Year. Dave is the author of eight inspirational books. You can read more about Dave by visiting his website at http://www.davepelzer.com
Episode 14- Living Life Above the Line, Even in the Darkest Times
A native Miamian, Jody is passionate about helping the owners of small to medium sized Miami businesses grow their business. As Jody says, caring is what she does best! Jody has been coaching business owners to massive results since 2006 with ActionCOACH. You can read more about Jody by visiting her website at https://actioncoachteamsage.com
Episode 13- A Different View of PTSD and Stress
Brett facilitates Stress Is Gone Classes in corporations, schools, hospitals, and nonprofit organizations. He is a member of the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, Stress Coaching Association, PSI CHI International Honor Society in Psychology, and has a bachelor’s in psychology. He has received training from the Himalayan Institute and a Shaolin Grand Master. His approach is a blend of Eastern and Western philosophies. You can read more about Brett and his book on PTSD by visiting his website at http://www.stressisgone.com
Episode 12- Alternative Methods of Dealing with Trauma
Catherine Carrigan medical intuitive healer, Amazon bestselling author and host of The Natural Healing Show for UK Health Radio. You can read more about Catherine by visiting her website at https://catherinecarrigan.com/about-the-author/
Episode 11- Challenges and Triumphs of Surviving Abuse.
Her mission is: In strength and confidence, I mentor women who have left damaging relationships in creating and embracing the life they love You can read more about coach, author and abuse survivor Mickie Zada by visiting her website at https://survivingabusenetwork.com/
Episode 10- Dealing with Narcissistic Abuse
My dream is to create this resource to help victims, and share books, blogs, targeted therapists and coaches that can help. Ultimately, I hope to have a blog that is built by experts and bloggers because I think it is only through our education and the sharing of our stories that we can heal. You can read more about Tracy by visiting her website at https://narcissistabusesupport.com