Mind, Body & Spirit Radio Show

Hosted by Dr. Pierre-Louis on WTBQ, AM: 1110 and FM: 93.5, Fridays, 11am-12Noon

Dr. Agathe Pierre-Louis is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and whether you are in search of answers for self-improvement, romantic relationships, parenting, how to increase your self-esteem, alternative medicine in food and nutrition, physical health and fitness or advice on your professional career, Dr. Pierre-Louis will take your questions every Friday between 11am – 12 noon.

Call Dr. Pierre-Louis or email her at dr.louisradio@gmail.com.
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Show #41: A  Sexual Assault Survivor’s Story with Jessica.
Sexual assault is a violation that should concern us all, as 1 out of 6 women are victims of sexual assault. Jessica graciously shares her story from being a victim to a sexual assault survivor.

Show #40: Morality, Politics, and Division with Dr. Pierre-Louis
Dr. Pierre-Louis discusses the 5 types of political moralizers that influence one’s decision on their chosen candidate. The concepts of groupthink and moral superiority were explored. Morality was defined and listeners were encouraged to bridge the moral divide by returning to empathy, integrity, stand on the values/principles of goodwill, ethical standards, honesty, and generosity of mutual respect.

Show #39: Pregnancy and Infant Loss with Heidi Faith
Heidi Faith is a healer and the founder of Stillbirthday. Stillbirthday is an organization that honors dignity in birth and healing in bereavement. She expressed the importance of shifting language to meet the needs of mothers who have lost their children in any trimester. Honoring lost is encouraged by participating in the yearly hearts release and by naming your child no matter how long.

Show #38: Different Political Views
Dr. Pierre-Louis reviews the symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) that emerge during the fall and winter season. As Election Day approaches, she delves into the impact of political differences and the rifts in relationships. She identifies 7 shifts in mindset that one needs to prevent angered discourse amongst family.

Show #37: FaLisia Cotten
FaLisia brings her expertise on substance abuse and provides a wealth of knowledge about the struggle for those who are addicted. She clarifies some misunderstandings about the journey of someone who is an addict versus a weekend warrior. Helpful hints to family members were given.

Show #36: Christie Malitz, MSW
Christie Malitz, MSW brings her expertise to the listeners on eating disorders. She clarifies between disordered eating and eating disorders. She provides insight on how to perceive one’s relationship with food. She also encourages listeners to seek support.

Show #35: Steven Baranowski, MSW
Steven Baranowski, MSW an adoption social worker shares his personal experience that led him to work with adoption clients. He provides some helpful directives to hopeful parents who are looking towards the path of adoption. Steven answers a myriad of questions to help guide and give hope to the listeners.

Show #34: Dr. Agathe Pierre-Louis
Dr. Pierre-Louis gives an overview about September being Suicide Awareness Month. Project Semicolon and The Trevor Project resources were listed to provide additional support. She educates listeners about Seasonal Affective Disorder and how to cope with the depressive symptoms that ensue during the fall season.

Show #33: Dr. Agathe Pierre-Louis
Dr. Pierre-Louis honors the lives that were lost 19 years ago. She reviews the opportunity to make healthier choices in our lives. She provides concrete instructions and engages listeners to practice making healthy decisions. She identifies that this week is Suicide Prevention Awareness and shares an overview of warning signs and how to communicate with loved ones about suicidal thoughts.

Show #32: Dr. Agathe Pierre-Louis
Dr. Pierre-Louis provides a shift in focus and informed the listeners that they hold the key to their happiness. The key factors that would ensure a greater sense of happiness were identified. The concept of using one’s God-given ability of free will to make healthy decisions was explored. The critical component of choice is the key. Healthy choices beget healthy outcomes.

Show #31: Shakirra McKinley, MS, MHC-LP
Shakirra McKinley presents the emotional temperature that some of the educators, school counselors, and administrators may be experiencing with the return of the new school year during this pandemic. The impact on the psyche of the students and educators and professional staff was discussed. Mental wellness coping mechanisms to help aid in the transition were identified.

Show #30: Christine Oriani, LCSW
Christine Oriani helps listeners honor the loss and changes that children, parents, and teachers will be experiencing during the school year. She discusses using one’s anxious response in a helpful manner to identify their concerns and how to mitigate them. Recommendations for managing day to day obstacles were explored.

Show #29: Dr. Agathe Pierre-Louis
Dr. Pierre-Louis teaches listeners on the 5 types of intimacy. Which is the strongest on your relationship she asks? She answers difficult questions on intimate relationships. Everyone needs a divorce… a divorce from selfishness, if you want to an intimate relationship.

Show #28: Dauphne Momperousse, MS
Ms. Daphnee Momperousse, MS, is a teacher, a speech therapist and the Executive Director of the Gerome Momperousse Center for Education. Ms. Momperousse shares her journey into entrepreneurship. Daphnee expresses her struggles and triumph as a woman and provides great insight on the interventions that have allowed her to find success. She encourages the listeners to fulfill their dreams and it begins with “WHY NOT.”

Show #27: Dr. Agathe Pierre-Louis
Dr. Pierre-Louis continues with part “deux” of debunking the myths of couples therapy. She answers more questions and provides essential information to support couples in their relationships.

Show #26: Dr. Agathe Pierre-Louis
Dr. Pierre-Louis identifies the myths about couple’s therapy and the reasons why many are hesitant to attend. She enlightens the listeners on the positive impact of participating in therapy. She answers the questions from listeners about their concerns and provides guidance to couples.

Show #25: Dr. Agathe Pierre-Louis
Dr. Pierre-Louis identifies the myths about couple’s therapy and the reasons why many are hesitant to attend. She enlightens the listeners on the positive impact of participating in therapy. She answers the questions from listeners about their concerns and provides guidance to couples.

Show #24: Dr. Mahtab Kaeni
Dr. Mahtab Kaeni shares her personal story of being diagnosed with breast cancer. She was authentic in her struggle with grief. She empowers other women to make healthy decisions about their bodies and do breast exams on a weekly basis. She is an advocate for all women who are on this journey with her.

Show #23: Dr. Meedlen Charles, OB-Gyn
Dr. Meedlen Charles invites the listeners on her experience treating COVID19 positive patients during the height of the pandemic. She answers questions about precautions for pregnant women. The impact of Secondary Trauma is discussed and coping skills to manage the symptoms were shared.

Show #22: Dr. Agathe Pierre-Louis
Dr. Pierre-Louis explores how trauma effects the body. She educated listeners on how the body experiences trauma and how it can be stored or “gets stuck”. She implores everyone to acknowledge their own trauma, especially post-pandemic and generational historical injuries. She reviews the negative consequences of unresolved trauma.

Show #21: Dr. Agathe Pierre-Louis
Dr. Pierre-Louis discusses the anxiety about returning back to work post-pandemic and the protest response to the George Floyd murder. She teaches about how anxiety presents in our lives and techniques for difficult conversations with co-workers.

Show #20: Saron Malloy, Psych NP
Saron Malloy shares her professional insights on medication management. She discusses the psychological impact on the pandemic on one’s mental health. She answers questions from listeners about their concerns. She shares about her practice, Preserving Healthy Minds.

Show #19: Dr. Agathe Pierre-Louis
Dr. Agathe Pierre-Louis dives into the conversation about the Psychology of Hate. The destruction of humanity and how it is tied to hate is explored. The feelings of hatred were identified and connected to the murder of George Floyd. The impact of racism and other forms of privileges are discussed. Listeners are called to action to be brave enough to have these difficult conversations, assess their own privileges and prejudices, and hold themselves accountable.

Show #18: Edna Muhammad, LCSW
Edna Muhammad, a licensed clinical social worker shares her expertise on self-care. The various components of self-care are explained. Meaningful tips to engage and communicate the need for self-care/self-love were given.

Show #17: Dr. Agathe Pierre-Louis
Dr. Agathe Pierre-Louis discusses why some people have difficulty receiving kindness from others. It is a question of worth or distrust. Listeners are urged to assess their internal motivation to prevents them from seeking meaningful connections.

Show #16: Dr. Agathe Pierre-Louis
Dr. Agathe Pierre-Louis educates on co-dependency in relationships. The impact from childhood that leads one to become involved in a co-dependent relationship is explained. Healthy coping mechanisms are identified and listeners are encouraged to practice interdependency in relationships.

Show #15: Charlene Hogue, LMSW
Charlene Hogue shares her expertise on grief and how it presents in our lives. She explores the challenges to process grief in a healthy manner and provides interventions to manage the grief and loss during this pandemic.

Show #14: Farrah Shidid, MHC
Farrah Shidid, a mental health counselor for children and adolescents discusses the challenges of remote learning for parents and their children during the mandatory pause.

Show #13: Dr. Agathe C. Pierre-Louis
Dr. Pierre-Louis explores the challenges within the family dynamics during the pandemic. She provides a healthy perspective for family members to communicate effectively with one another.

Show #12: Dr. Mahtab Kaeni, Psy.D.
Clinical Psychologist educates couples on how to maintain emotional and sexual intimacy during the sheltering experience.

Show #11: Dr. Spencer P-L, DPT
Physical Therapist imparts his experiences working with the geriatric population in nursing homes. He explores the impact of COVID19 on the elderly and why they are at greater risk.

Show #10: Dr. Agathe C. Pierre-Louis
Dr. Agathe C. Pierre-Louis explores the impact of the COVID 19 virus and how it has caused an increase in anxious responses. She normalizes how difficult it is to adjust during the pandemic. Dr. Pierre-Louis educates about healthy coping skills.

Show #9: Susannah Devine
Susannah Devine shares her insight into maintaining a successful business partnership with her husband. As an artistic director and website developer, she knows what it takes to manage the many hats she wears by infusing a healthy lifestyle of daily exercise and nutrition.

Show #8: Denise Bolds
Denise Bolds, the Bold Doula, educates about the doula profession and the benefits of hiring a doula for support during the preparation for the birth and post-birth of a baby. The rate of Black Maternal Mortality and the impact on the culture were also discussed.

Show #7: Jessica Stumpft, BA
Owner of Vermont Surrogacy Network educates listeners on the journey of surrogacy for intended parents and gestation surrogates.

Show #6: Dr. Agathe C. Pierre-Louis
Dr. Pierre-Louis discusses attachment and how it impacts present relationships.

Show #5: Justine DeLeon, LCSW
Therapist addresses truth and myths about mental health to decrease stigma.

Show #4: Stephanie Sosnowski, BS, IBCLC
Lactation Consultant addresses the importance of mother’s milk and encourages mothers to make appropriate adjustments to care for their baby.

Show #3: Ashley LaVoie, BA
A mother’s experience with a child diagnosed with Type I Diabetes.

Show #2: Dr. Meedlen Charles, MD, FACOG
ObGyn discusses women’s health and proper screening

Show #1: Christine Oriani, LCSW
Therapist addresses truth and myths about mental health to decrease stigma.

About the Host, Dr. Agathe Pierre-Louis

Dr. Agathe Pierre-Louis, Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Louis completed her Master’s in Education and Human Services at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania. She later fulfilled her desire to become a Clinical Psychologist at the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University in Orange County, California. Her clinical training was at the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health outpatient and inpatient treatment facilities, a leading clinical training site in the country. She has also participated in extensive training with Postpartum International Support (PSI), a world-renowned organization leading the support and professional training for maternal mental health. Additionally, she has completed a year-long Fertility Counseling Post Graduate course.

Dr. Louis is the founder of EMBRACE Therapy, which focuses on women’s mental health, providing individual, couple and group therapy.

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