Host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes sisters Serene Allison and Pearl Barrett, co-authors of New York Times bestseller Trim Healthy Mama, to discuss sensible, healthy Thanksgiving eating plans and getting the family to cooperate.
In honor of Epilepsy Awareness Month, we talk about what epilepsy is, how it impacts our children, families and relationships. On this edition of Take Charge of Your Life, host Eleanor Bobrow speaks with Ellen Baca, Coordinator for the Epilepsy Foundation serving Lehigh, Northampton, Schuylkill, Monroe and Carbon counties, conducting monthly support groups and educational programs for school personnel, Emergency Medical Services, police and human service organizations.
Sheri Sobrato Brisson, author of Digging Deep: A Journal for Young People Facing Health Challenges, joins host Eleanor Bobrow to discuss what happens when either ourselves or our children receive a diagnosis for a terminal disease for which there is no cure. Sheri is a survivor of a terminal malignant brain tumor diagnosis. She was not expected to survive her twenties. Now in her forties, she is making it her life’s work to support the healing process for youth dealing with a health crisis.
Moravian College graduate, blogger, and author, Shane Burcaw, joins host Eleanor Bobrow to discuss Spinal Muscular Atrophy which Shane was diagnosed with at age two. They talk about the disease, Shane's day-to-day life in a wheelchair, starting his own non-profit organization, and his latest book, Laughing at My Nightmare, in which Shane describes his life from infancy through adulthood and how he developed the ability to look at his life with humor and acceptance.
Host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes Reid Wilson, PhD., Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at University of North Carolina School of Medicine, and Lynn Lyons, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Psycho-therapist, to the studio. They discuss what parents can do to help over-anxious children.
Marriage and Family Therapist Eleanor Bobrow explores the topic of dementia with her guests: Kelly O'Shea-Carney, PhD, (Clinical Psychologist and Executive Director of the Dementia Center for Excellence for Phoebe Ministries), Lori LaBey (founder and CEO of Alzheimer’s Speaks), and Trina Johnson-Brady (Community Relations Specialist at Phoebe Ministries).
Eleanor Bobrow talks about ways to identify the autism spectrum and methods of helping children to cope. Her guest is Todd Bennett, Co-Founder and Director of Operations of the Center for Assessment and Treatment in Hackettstown, New Jersey.
Eleanor Bobrow welcomes three guests from the Easton's Angels organization--dedicated to helping special needs students integrate and feel accepted with other school students: President/creator and recent Easton Area High School graduate Alexa Olah, upcoming President Mary Happel, and Secretary Sarah Timberman.
Eleanor Bobrow welcomes author, counselor, and social worker Julie Tallard Johnson to the studio whose latest book, The Zero Point Agreement--How to Be Who You Already Are, is the result of 35 years of studying the scientific basis of thought transformation, inspiration, and creativity--drawing from influences such as teachings of the Dalai Lama and physicist David Bohm.
Host Eleanor Bobrow explores the fascinating subject of supersurvivors--individuals who, after experiencing trauma, not only rebuild their lives, but also thrive and grow in ways never previously imagined.
Her guests are Dr. David B. Feldman, Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology at Santa Clara University, and Lee Daniel Kravetz, a cancer survivor who holds a Masters in Clinical Psychology from Santa Clara University. Their latest book is Supersurvivors: The Surprising Link Between Suffering and Success.