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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…

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Maintaining Post-Treatment Progress with 3A | Addiction Recovery

About this episode: Derek and Oren discuss maintaining post-treatment progress and how 3A provides specialized support to manage recovery successfully. The foundational principles of the 3A program The personalized approach to recovery support Strategies to maintain progress during addiction recovery and avoid relapse Who this episode is for: Individuals in recovery, mental health professionals, and…

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Life After Sports with Derek Bylsma

Ever dream of playing professional sports? The reality is, for most college athletes, that dream fades after graduation. So how do athletes translate their grit, leadership, and teamwork skills into a successful career off the field? In this episode of the Millennium Counseling podcast, taken from the Athletes to Entrepreneurs podcast hosted by Rob Finkelstein,…