Millennium Counseling Center Podcast

Ann Foster | The Founder of Millennium Counseling Center

This episode features a special interview with Ann Foster, the founder of Millennium Counseling Center. We discuss Ann’s journey of starting Millennium Counseling, her vision for the company, and its incredible impact over the past 20 years. Ann shares her insights on building a successful practice, the importance of connection in recovery, and the evolving…

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Beyond the 12-Step Program

This episode is about understanding the role of the 12-step program in addiction recovery. We discussed its benefits, alternatives, and the importance of finding a recovery path that works for everyone.  Topics discussed in Beyond the 12-Step Program: The debate over the necessity of the 12-step program for sobriety and overall recovery.  Benefits of the…

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Embracing Change and Uncertainty

This episode is all about embracing change and uncertainty. We discuss the complexities of change and transitions in life, exploring how individuals can work through these shifts with a balanced mindset and an open heart. We get into the emotional impact of change, the importance of being present, and strategies for managing uncertainty.  Topics Discussed…

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Understanding Recovery

This is a discussion about understanding recovery and what it entails beyond achieving the obvious end result. It explores how recovery helps regain innate qualities like honesty, enhances self-esteem and self-worth, and emphasizes the importance of living in the present to improve personal well-being. Topics discussed in Understanding Recovery: The broader definition and benefits of…

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Starting Sobriety for Someone Else

This episode explores the motivations behind individuals starting sobriety due to external pressures, such as requests from family, employers, or friends. This conversation around starting sobriety for someone else can also be applied to any behavior or pattern that could use some form of therapy. Topics discussed in “Starting Sobriety for Someone Else”: The influence…

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Athlete Wellness

An athlete wellness discussion on the unique challenges athletes face and how the specialized Sports & Performance Wellness Division at Millennium Counseling Center addresses mental health needs beyond performance. Topics discussed in this Athlete Wellness episode: The genesis and evolution of the athlete wellness program Unique mental health challenges faced by athletes The importance of…

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Understanding Anxiety

This episode is all about understanding anxiety, including how to support someone experiencing anxiety. Defining what “anxiety” feels like The importance of presence in aiding those struggling with anxiety Effective ways to offer support to those dealing with anxiety without offering solutions Who this “understanding anxiety” episode is for: Individuals looking to better understand anxiety,…

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3A | The Truth About Recovery and Client Experiences

Explore the truth about recovery and client experiences from our 3A recovery program, which focuses on enhancing the recovery journey beyond abstinence. The role of personalized recovery and support in effective recovery Navigating life’s challenges post-treatment Building trust and honesty in personal relationships Who this episode is for: Individuals seeking deep, personalized recovery support, those…

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The Impact of Self-Comparison

About this episode: This episode explores the impact of self-comparison on mental health, discussing its motivating aspects and potential harms. The dual nature of comparison: motivation versus self-deprecation Balancing self-esteem and humility in personal growth The influence of social media on self-perception and comparison Who this episode is for: Individuals interested in personal development, those…

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Family and Friends’ Role in Supporting Recovery

About this episode: This episode discusses the challenges faced by those supporting a loved one through recovery, emphasizing the balance between offering support and managing personal emotions. The emotional impact on family and friends during a loved one’s recovery Strategies for effective support without overriding personal emotions Understanding the recovery process and its impact on…