Turning Point Podcast

16 Jan

Episode 19: Dr. Gary Burlingame and Sue Jenkins

This podcast we welcome Dr. Gary Burlingame (co-creator of the OQ Measures system) and Sue Jenkins, current CEO of OQ Measures. We talk about a range of things, from the development of the OQ Instruments, the importance of getting feedback on your treatment interventions, how to implement progress monitoring into your practice and a lot more. For those of you who have heard us talking about the “OQ” or “YOQ” on this podcast, Dr. Burlingame is one of the originators of...

09 Jan

Episode 18: Jeff Wilson

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29 Dec

Episode 17: Rob Long

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16 Oct

Episode 16: Clara Hughes on the power of nature, mental health and the healing journey

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26 Sep

Episode 15: Dr. Scott Miller

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23 Aug

Episode 13: Dr. Keith Russell on research and evaluation, advice to students and more

Keith Russell {"type":"audio","tracklist":true,"tracknumbers":true,"images":true,"artists":true,"tracks":[{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-content\/uploads\/2018\/01\/TP_Keith_Russell.mp3","type":"audio\/mpeg","title":"Keith Russell","caption":"","description":"\"Keith Russell\" from Turning Point Podcast by Jeff Couillard. Released: 2016. Track 13.","meta":{"artist":"Jeff Couillard","album":"Turning Point Podcast","year":"2016","length_formatted":"24:01"},"image":{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-includes\/images\/media\/audio.png","width":48,"height":64},"thumb":{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-includes\/images\/media\/audio.png","width":48,"height":64}}]} We recently caught up with Dr. Keith Russell at the American Psychological Association’s annual conference in Denver, CO. He was joining Dr. Lee Gillis, Dr. Dennis Kivligan and Enviros’ Jeff Couillard for a presentation on the ongoing research and evaluation projects at our Base Camp and Shunda Creek programs. Dr. Russell discusses a range of topics, including his advice for young professionals,...

23 Aug

Episode 14: Right Use of Power

This episode follows the journey of some Enviros staff as they travel to Boulder, Colorado to engage in a Right Use of Power training. Right use of power is at the very heart of ethics. We long for, and are capable of magnificence in the use of our personal and professional power. And we have all been wounded by misuses of power. The Right Use of Power approach to ethics is dynamic and engaging, and recognizes that the issues of power...

08 Aug

Episode 12: Chris Sullivan on working with “liar” kids & more

Chris Sullivan.mp3 {"type":"audio","tracklist":true,"tracknumbers":true,"images":true,"artists":true,"tracks":[{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-content\/uploads\/2016\/08\/TP_Chris_Sullivan.mp3","type":"audio\/mpeg","title":"Chris Sullivan.mp3","caption":"","description":"\"Chris Sullivan.mp3\" from Turning Point Podcast. Released: 2016.","meta":{"album":"Turning Point Podcast","year":"2016","length_formatted":"57:12"},"image":{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-includes\/images\/media\/audio.png","width":48,"height":64},"thumb":{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-includes\/images\/media\/audio.png","width":48,"height":64}}]} Awhile ago we caught up with Chris Sullivan, the supervisor of our Youth Transitions to Adulthood (YTA) program. Chris has been at Enviros for 12 years, and has a wide range of experience in several of our programs. It was a great conversation with some great take-away’s for professionals new and old alike. Unfortunately I didn’t have time to throw together some show notes for you (summer’s busy!), so...

04 Jul

Episode 11: Letters to Addiction

This episode we take a short break from the Q&A, interview style that we’ve been doing with notable guests. Two weeks ago we heard that two of our former clients at Base Camp had passed away, and it got us reflecting on the work we do and the experience of our clients (both in the program and after they leave). So in this short (14 minute) podcast, we offer you some “letters to addiction” and poetry that was written and left at...

20 Jun

Episode 10: Glynnis Lieb on addiction and mental health from 3000ft

Glynnis Lieb.mp3 {"type":"audio","tracklist":true,"tracknumbers":true,"images":true,"artists":true,"tracks":[{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-content\/uploads\/2018\/01\/TP_Glynnis_Lieb.mp3","type":"audio\/mpeg","title":"Glynnis Lieb.mp3","caption":"","description":"\"Glynnis Lieb.mp3\" from Turning Point Podcast by Jeff Couillard. Released: 2016. Track 10. Genre: Podcast.","meta":{"artist":"Jeff Couillard","album":"Turning Point Podcast","genre":"Podcast","year":"2016","length_formatted":"43:25"},"image":{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-includes\/images\/media\/audio.png","width":48,"height":64},"thumb":{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-includes\/images\/media\/audio.png","width":48,"height":64}}]} Today’s guest is Glynnis Lieb, Executive Director of the Lieutenant Governor’s Circle on Mental Health and Addiction in Alberta. The Lieutenant Governor’s Circle on Mental Health and Addiction is a charitable organization dedicated to helping reduce stigma related to mental illness and addiction, furthering public knowledge of the topic, shining a light on the positive work taking place...

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