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Redeeming Disorder

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Join host Spencer Bledsoe as he dives into real stories of mental disorder to overcome stigma, redeem perceptions, and start a conversation.

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Join host Spencer Bledsoe as he dives into real stories of mental disorder to overcome stigma, redeem perceptions, and start a conversation.

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Great!

By Accrary - Dec 02 2016
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Thanks for talking about such an important and hidden topic

Amazing podcast!

By dwillyj - Nov 24 2016
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Thank you so much for opening the door to this conversation!

iTunes Ratings

47 Ratings
Average Ratings
47
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Great!

By Accrary - Dec 02 2016
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Thanks for talking about such an important and hidden topic

Amazing podcast!

By dwillyj - Nov 24 2016
Read more
Thank you so much for opening the door to this conversation!
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Redeeming Disorder

Latest release on Nov 02, 2017

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Ian Cron: Shame Never Works

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"Shame never works," says Ian Cron when asked about self-awareness and inner-transformation. As an Episcopal priest, psychotherapist, Enneagram expert, and a person who's openly dealt with addiction, Ian speaks from a long list of life experiences.

How can we learn to accept ourselves and others in the midst of pain and suffering? How can we use mental diagnoses and personality tests, without holding too tightly to the results?

In this episode, Ian, Laura, and Spencer cover questions like these to better understand the complexity of people and mental disorders.

Sep 19 2017

54mins

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Rank #2: Danny Bryant: Religion, Trauma, & Healing

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As human beings, trauma happens to us all. Even the best childhood contains pain and loss that require healing. Listen as Danny Bryant, an Anglican priest in the Nashville area, shares his experience of growing up in a religious cult, and how he found healing as an adult.

Sep 13 2017

54mins

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Rank #3: Caety Klingman: This Is Life With OCD

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What you see on the outside, isn't always indicative of whats going on in the inside. That was the case for Caety Klingman when she was a college student at University of Chicago, and diagnosed with OCD.

What looked like laziness and disinterest to her professors and classmates, was in actuality a full-blown battle with obsessive thoughts and behaviors.

Listen as she shares her journey with OCD, and the help she found that has transformed her life.

If you or a loved one is experiencing OCD, here are some resources that may help:

What do you think about Caety's story? Can you relate, or have you experienced something different? Comment below or tweet Spencer and Laura.

Sep 06 2017

1hr 14mins

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Rank #4: Tyler Simmonds: Healing through Mindfulness

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What if you're a person who feels things deeply? What do you do when all you see is injustice and you feel alone? Do you try to handle it all alone, while the world goes on, seemingly without a care? Filmmaker, artist, writer, and entrepreneur, Tyler Simmonds grappled with these questions early on in his life as he faced depression and anxiety.

Out of these struggles, he found the healing power of mindfulness.

Listen to the first episode of Redeeming Disorder's 2nd season to receive inspiration, and a crash course on how to use mindfulness in your daily life. Our interview with Tyler will give you yet another perspective on mental illness, and the many therapies and tools available if you need help.

Here are links to some of the things we mentioned in this episode:

Also, be sure to check out more music from Hetty and her newest album, In Search of the Sea. Big thanks to Hetty for letting us use her music for our podcast!

Aug 30 2017

1hr 9mins

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Rank #5: Overcoming Fear & Hearing Different Perspectives with Taryn Bledsoe

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Two people growing up in the same environment can come away with two very different perspectives. We explore that in today's episode by comparing and contrasting Spencer and Taryn Bledsoe's experiences growing up and dealing with mental disorder. Spencer and Laura also reflect on Season 1 and what they hope to accomplish in Season 2.

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Jan 23 2017

1hr 12mins

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Rank #6: Dave Wright: Living with Uncertainty

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TV writer and Season 33 CBS Survivor contestant, Dave Wright, talks about his journey managing anxiety both in regular life and throughout his Survivor experience.

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Jan 11 2017

1hr 2mins

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Rank #7: The Freedom of Self-Compassion with Karen Martin Grove

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Is there freedom from addiction? What drives us to addiction? You could easily find textbook answers to these questions, but instead listen to Karen Martin Grove’s story of recovering from her eating disorder addiction. She shows how choosing self-acceptance over perfectionism helped her move through recovery.

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Jan 04 2017

45mins

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Rank #8: Listener-Based Podcast #1 - Artist, Devon Villocampa & Clinical Psychologist, Amanda Rabinowitz

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Devon Villocampa is an artist who grew up in disorder. In this podcast, he shares about the neglect and abuse he experienced due to his mother's alcoholism and bipolar disorder. Devon discusses the benefits of self-expression but the inner conflict he faces as an artist. When he delves deeply into imagination and fantasy, he worries the resemblance this holds to his mother's symptoms. Spencer and Laura also sit down with Amanda Rabinowitz, a clinical psychologist who unpacks many types of therapies, treatments, and theories. She provides an expert's advice on seeking treatment and providing support for loved ones with disorder.

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Dec 21 2016

1hr 11mins

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Rank #9: Devin Terry: What To Do When You Need Help

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Devin Terry is a senior clinical therapist at Nashville's Oasis Center, where she helps teens in crisis through individual, family, and group counseling. In this episode, she answers a lot of common questions surrounding counseling. Devin provides practical advice for people both in the trenches and sidelines of mental disorder.

Here are some of the questions Devin answers:

  • What are the benefits and challenges of individual, family, and group counseling?
  • What's therapy like and who could benefit?
  • How do you communicate your needs to people who don't understand your disorder?
  • Why is connection important for healing?
  • How does one build connection?

The opening essay was written and read by Sara Grove, editor of Raw Food Magazine and creator of Daily Happy Actions. Connect with her on Instagram @dailyhappyactions.

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Dec 14 2016

1hr 15mins

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Rank #10: Kelli Galpin: Putting Words to the Low Hum of ADD, Depression, & Anxiety

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Kelli Galpin describes herself as a quirky gal living in Nashville, who loves people and snail mail. But she's also a budding blogger and passionate mental health advocate. In this episode, Kelli sits down with Spencer and Laura to talk about her struggles in school with ADD, as well as her current daily struggle with depression and anxiety. Kelli puts to words the true experience of someone currently living with ADD, depression, and anxiety.

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Dec 07 2016

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