TW/CW: This episode includes discussion related to suicidal ideation and hospitalization for mental health issues, as well as pregnancy-related content.
We're talking to an old (no longer Young) friend today about her mental health journey, her mom journey, and all the ways they intertwine. Tune in for some mental health super power.
-ADHD and Bipolar Disorder
-How various doctors and therapists can hurt or help
-stimulant medications (Adderrall; remember: PERSONAL stories, not medical advice AT ALL!)
-taking medications while pregnant (remember: PERSONAL stories, not medical advice AT ALL!)
-giving birth in a military hospital in a foreign country during the COVID outbreak
-how and why therapy helps
-the importance of sleep for mood
-nutrition coaching (Lyndsey's recommendation: http://zachtaylorfitness.com
-speech therapy and the unmatched anxiety of being on the parent side of a diagnosis/evaluation
-the messages we hope our kids get about mental health
Lyndsey Stimson, a New Orleans resident, owns and operates Voce (Vochay) Media, a digital marketing agency for small businesses. She is a retired military spouse, and mom to 17-month-old baby Henry. In her spare time, she enjoys costuming and brunch in her favorite city.
Catch Lyndsey's amazing social media/digital marketing work at Voce ("VO-chay") Media: https://voce.media
Disclaimer: Remember we are NOT medical doctors and nothing is this podcast is intended to be taken as medical health advice. Also, discussions on this podcast are personal stories and are NOT meant as therapy, diagnosis, evaluation, or any other mental health direct service. If you need medical help, check with your medical doctor. If you need mental health help, check out a therapist in your area. If you are in crisis, call the national suicide prevention hotline at 800-273-8255, call 911, or go to your local ER.
Welcome to The Psychologists Podcast, where we talk about all things psychology through a very personal lens.
Gill Strait PhD and Julia Strait PhD are both Licensed Psychologists (TX) and Licensed Specialists in School Psychology (LSSPs, TX). They are alumni of The University of South Carolina School Psychology Doctoral Program (Go Gamecocks).
Gill is a teacher, researcher, and supervisor at a university graduate psychology training program.