Announcement about my new course :)

Episode 19 May 06, 2022 00:08:23
Announcement about my new course :)
The TBI Therapist Podcast
Announcement about my new course :)
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Announcing my new free email course! I've told myself I should really charge for it...because it took a long time. But I wanted to provide great information and have you get a sense of how I think about brain injury. 
 
It was my attempt to consolidate some of the best nuggets of information from my work in a condensed format. It is not exhaustive, but they are short, no more than 15 min videos (I think that's the longest one!). 
 
Here's the email course!  I look forward to your feedback. 
 
https://view.flodesk.com/pages/606e5015d0ab2d0103020f8a
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Speaker 1 00:00:02 Hi, everyone. Welcome to the TBI therapist podcast. I'm your host, Dr. Ly chat, where we explore the heart of brain injury. Speaker 1 00:00:20 Hello, survivor squad, Dr. Jen Blanchett here, licensed psychologist and brain injury coach. So I have an announcement. I have been working on an email course for quite some time, hats off to the people that are in this kind of online space who have a brain injury, because all the pieces are hard to put together. I tell you what, but I am happy that I am at the end of it and it's done. Yay. So I developed an email course that is called what people don't tell you after a brain injury. So I wanted to put some information together about some of the top themes that survivors talk to me about after an injury. Speaker 1 00:01:10 So if you sign up and you'll see the link in the show notes to certainly grab that link from the show notes and sign up for the email course. And I'll just give you an overview about what I talk about. So the first topic in the course is why am I so overwhelmed? And on this email that I'm looking at, I have a picture of someone's like post-it notes all over their head and post-it notes behind them. And oftentimes it kind of depicts that overwhelm that many of my survivors talk about. So I talk about why that happens in the nervous system, giving us some ideas about what biologically is happening and how it's related to your emotion and why it's really normal, but not it doesn't if it's normal yes. In concussion and brain injury, but it doesn't feel like it should be normal. Speaker 1 00:02:04 So the feeling of that, the lived sense of overwhelm is not comfortable, but I think understanding why that happens can be very helpful. So I provide some information on that for you. And our second topic is mindset. So many of my podcast, guests talk with us about mindset, how they adjusted their mindset, what their pivot was after their injury to feel like they could make some personal changes and start to recover. And recovery looks different for everyone. So recovery doesn't always mean that you're not symptomatic, but a lot of my survivors will say I'm recovered or I'm recovered to where I feel like I can live my life. So I know that's a lot to think about, but I talk about how you can think about pivoting in what that looks like from a mindset perspective. Speaker 1 00:03:09 Lastly, we talk about community and finding your people. So this is often overlooked and not prescribed by a doctor or a mental, mental health professional. I think I would say my fellow mental health professionals might talk about community and belonging a little bit more than other folks, especially if we're looking at the literature and the scientific data that's coming out on mortality and longevity and social relationships, it is very powerful. I'm talking about more powerful than exercise. And I know they haven't really looked at this in regard to concussion, uh, and the exercise literature, but for other things it's pretty compelling. So I think making this part of recommendations could be really helpful. So I talk about typical ways of connecting in the brain injury space, but also maybe some other ideas. If there's not a brain injury support group near you, which thankfully after the pandemic, not after the pandemic, we're still in it in 2022. Speaker 1 00:04:13 But during the pandemic we found that we can connect virtually. So there are virtual options. And I also talk about maybe thinking about those that is the last installment in the email course. So I'm hopeful that you guys will sign up for the email course. You'll have the link in the show notes here. So certainly just look at the show notes in your podcast player. Or if you're looking at this on a computer, it should be right there. And if you're on my email list, you will get this link first before anybody gets it. So that's also a per is that I will tell you about things sooner. If you're on the list and being part of the email course will put you on my list. They get you updates for podcasts, the podcast as well. So certainly consider signing up for this. And also, I just wanted to give you some podcast updates. Speaker 1 00:05:08 So, uh, yeah. So at the time of this recording, it's may of 22, and I'm releasing this today, tomorrow at the end of the month, we're gonna have a guest that I interviewed just today. Fred Rutman, who's talking a little bit about his journey through multiple concussions and that they were due to a medical reason. So he had cardiac issues as well as diabetes, and then subsequently dealt with, I think over 20 concussions, he said, and just his journey through that. And he has some interesting kind of dirty with nutrition, which I, I, you know, I'm not a nutritionist, so I was just open to hearing about it. And I'm gonna dig into some of the things he talked about a little bit before I do the show notes for that one, but I'm interested. I'm very interested in learning some more about that. So that'll come out on the 20th and then I have some really great guests that are coming on the program in the next month. Speaker 1 00:06:12 I'm interviewing them rather. And then they will be coming out probably in June, July. And I think we also gonna do a summer series. So if you have any ideas for topics that you'd like me to discuss, whether that be mental health related physical health related boundaries, I talk can talk about a lot of different topics. So those will be some solo episodes that I'll do. I like to mix it up between guest interviews and solo episodes that I do, or if there's a guest that you would really like to hear from on the program, certainly write me back. Those emails that come to you from the course will be directly from me. So if you respond to them, I will respond back to you. I think that's all I wanted to tell you about, about the big announcement of the email course and, um, in, at the end of the email course, and also at the, the end of each email, you can respond to me. If you're interested in brain injury coaching, I do offer that service. I have a few spots right now for individual coaching. I will be launching a group program in the fall. And so I'd love to talk more more with you. If individual coaching is something that you'd be interested in. Thank you. And I look forward to hearing from you soon. Speaker 1 00:07:33 Hey guys, I'm just adding a little addendum to the end of this. <laugh> I forgot to mention that the email course is free, completely free. So no cost to that. Just sign up and you'll get some great information. And if you have any questions, certainly email me. Thanks. Speaker 2 00:07:53 Thank you for joining us today on the TBI therapist podcast, please visit TBI therapist.com for more information on brain injury, concussion and mental health. The information shared on today's podcast is intended to provide information awareness and discussion on the topic. It is not clinical or medical advice. If you need mental health or medical advice, please seek a professional.

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