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.
Listen! Mind, Body & Spirit Radio Show
Show #80: Spirituality and Productivity with Dr. Pierre-Louis
Show #79: Impact of War with Dr. Pierre-Louis
Show #78: Situationships with Dr. Pierre-Louis
Conversations with my Valentine: He said, She said with Dr. Pierre-Louis.
Valentine is upon us and Dr. Pierre-Louis invited her other half to join. A spirited and humorous discussion on whether one true soulmate exit or luck of the draw was had between the couple. A new and unknown concept of soulmate status was shared. The couple answered difficult questions from the listeners.
Assessing Your Level of Shame with Dr. Pierre-Louis
Dr. Pierre-Louis delineates the difference between shame and guilt. Shame is an emotional response that many people experience, however many people carry it as a trait. Shame stems from traumatic interpersonal relationships where the recurrent messaging of “I am unlovable”, “I am worthless” are cemented. Dr. Pierre-Louis encourages the listeners to assess their level of shame and she provides healthy coping mechanisms. Dr. Pierre-Louis strongly advocates for listeners to attend therapy to help heal from their trauma.
Show #75: Self-Forgiveness with Dr. Pierre-Louis
One of the biggest struggles in one’s relationship with themselves is exercising forgiveness. Dr. Pierre-Louis provides the context for self-forgiveness. She states, “It is an act of self-compassion and it is an important ingredient for healing.” Dr. Pierre-Louis provides some key management skills to free her listeners and allow self-forgiveness from pain caused by others or self-directed pain.
Show #74: THE SANTA MYTH with Dr. Pierre-Louis
Shhh…..Have you shared the myth of Santa with your children? If so, have you thought about the possibility that keeping up with this ruse may cause a negative impact on your children? Some experts have said there is potential harm while others disagree. Dr. Louis discusses both sides of the perspective. She also shares some great tips for when you decide to reveal the heart-wrenching truth about the beloved Santa Claus to your children.
Show #73: SELF-SABOTAGE: THE WHYS, HOW AND HOW NOT TO with Rachael Prager
Rachel Prager, LMSW, CASAC brings her expertise and clinical insight on self-sabotage. She provides 7 key indicators of self-sabotage. She also shares the “How Not To ‘recipe’ to experience success.
Show #72: EMOTIONAL BAGGAGE with Dr. Pierre-Louis
Dr. Pierre-Louis instructs listeners that all of us are at-risk of carrying emotional baggage based on one’s willingness to process their “stuff.” The how and why it develops was addressed. Dr. Pierre-Louis explains the emotional baggage of fear and the coping mechanisms one needs to utilize to overcome the burden of dysfunction.
Show #71: BREAST CANCER AWARENESS with Dr. Meedlen Charles
Dr. Meedlen Charles, OB-Gyn educates on why breast cancer screening is important and encourages the vulnerable population to seek yearly mammograms. She debunks many myths and shares heartfelt stories that she has had with her patients.
Show #70: RESILIENCY with Dr. Pierre-Louis
Dr. Pierre-Louis offers a lesson on resiliency. The how and the whys are further explored. Resiliency can begin as an intentional habit then later develop as a character over time. Coping mechanism to exercise resiliency was highlighted.
Show #69: PREGNANCY & INFANT LOSS AWARENESS with Kimberly Constable
Kimberly Constable shares her experience of giving birth to a still baby. Her heartfelt grief transformed to now a non-profit for Baby Loss Library Project that is housed at Embrace Therapy, Campbell Hall, NY.
Christine Oriani co-hosts the show and she shares her loss of her Abigail. Her transformed experience led her to focus on providing therapy to families who have experienced similar losses.
Show #68: TEEN DATING VIOLENCE with Dr. Pierre-Louis
What is Teen Dating Violence? Dr. Pierre-Louis educates listeners on this topic. Parents were provided red flag indicators to help their children navigate such gruesome and traumatic experiences. Many resources are provided as a guide for the next steps.
Show #67: LOW SELF ESTEEM with Dr. Pierre-Louis
Show #66: PEOPLE PLEASERS with Dr. Pierre-Louis
Dr. Pierre-Louis reviews the characteristics of people pleasers. How this characteristic develops and how to effectively interact with healthy esteem and self-worth.
Show #65: ADHD PART 2 with Dr. Pierre-Louis
Part Deux of ADHD. Dr. Pierre-Louis shares the difficult impact of ADHD on couples. Coping skills to manage the challenges of having a partner with this neuro-diversity were explored. Many resources were provided to listeners.
Show #64: ADHD PART 1 with Dr. Pierre-Louis
What are the factors attached to ADHD? Dr. Pierre-Louis unpacks the various aspects of having a neuro-diversity. The challenging symptoms and some of the positive consequences were delineated.
About the Host, Dr. Agathe Pierre-Louis
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.