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Getting Better Together: Peer Support & EMDR

Throughout their careers, Dr. Daniel Amen and Dr. Nancy Bohl-Penrod have seen first-hand the importance of peer support to the healing process. In this last episode in a series on first responders and the brain, Dr. Amen and Dr. Bohl-Penrod share some of their personal stories of how EMDR turned other people’s lives around.

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First Responders & Mental Struggles: Who Helps The Helpers?

Dr. Amen is joined by Dr. Nancy Bohl-Penrod to discuss her work as the Director of The Counseling Team International. They talk about Dr. Bohl-Penrod’s husband’s struggles as a police officer and how that led her to the work she does, as well as the stigma around seeking help as a first responder.

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Could The Passing Away Of A Loved One Be A Beautiful Thing?

Could The Passing Away Of A Loved One Be A Beautiful Thing by Dr Daniel Amen and Tana Amen BSN RN

This past week of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast has told the story of how Tana’s father’s health issues ultimately changed their family dynamic for the better. This episode brings the story to a conclusion, with Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen revealing exactly what happened during her father’s final moments.

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When Circumstances Lead You To Become A Reluctant Healer

When Circumstances Lead You To Become A Reluctant Healer On The Brain Warriors Way Podcast with Dr Daniel Amen And Tana Amen BSN RN

Tana Amen’s father wasn’t there for her much during her childhood. So when he became ill, the last thing she wanted was to have to be the one to take care of him. However, by doing so, she learned as much about herself as she did about him, and the dynamic change in their relationship…

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What Is The Most Important Tool In Caring For The Elderly?

What Is The Most Important Tool In Caring For The Elderly on the Brain Warriors Way Podcast with Dr Daniel Amen and Tana Amen BSN RN

In the fourth and final episode in a series on caregiving, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen talk about the difficulties in caring for your parents or other loved ones as they approach the other end of their lives. Learn the biggest common mistake people make, and what you can do to ensure you make…

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Autism + Parenting: Helpful Caregiving Tips

Autism plus Parenting - Helpful Caregiving Tips On The Brain Warriors Way Podcast with Dr Daniel Amen And Tana Amen BSN RN

The experience of parenting a child with a disability such as autism or cerebral palsy is vastly different than the usual parenting experience. There’s often grief, guilt, and shame, and even feelings of underperforming or letting your child down. In the second episode of a series on caregiving, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen give…

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What You Need To Know When Caring For Someone In Need

What You Need To Know When Caring For Someone In Need On The Brain Warriors Way Podcast with Dr Daniel Amen and Tana Amen BSN RN

Being a caregiver is not easy. It’s a lot of work, it’s stressful, and it can feel unrewarding when you don’t see the results you were expecting. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss the role of the caregiver, and tips to help you take better…

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