What I Wish People Knew...

What I Wish People Knew...

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Welcome to What I Wish People Knew… Join Grace Gufler and Sarah Silva, two counselors living in Chicago, discuss a variety of psychological and counseling topics we wish people knew about. On this podcast we will discuss mental health stigma, what therapy is like, and other mental health topics and techniques. Stay tuned towards the end of each episode for a weekly challenge to incorporate into your self-care routine. Follow us on instagram and facebook @acceptingtherapy www.acceptingtherapy.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/whatiwishpeopleknew/support


What I wish people knew…about making a career change
Sep 24 • 10 min
Join Grace and Sarah as they discuss signs related to needing a career change, how to figure out what to do next, how to engage in self-compassion during your transition, and tips on how to ease into a career change. To learn more, visit us at…
What I wish people knew….about depression in the summertime
Sep 3 • 10 min
Join Grace & Sarah discuss the ways in which depression may look different in the summertime than during other seasons of the year. Struggles people experience as well as tips for managing depression in the summertime are discussed. To learn more, visit…
What I wish people knew…about preparing for back to school!
Aug 20 • 14 min
Join Grace & Sarah as they discuss tips for streamlining the back to school season that is approaching. Grace & Sarah discuss tips for parents, children, teens, and college students. To learn more, visit us at www.acceptingtherapy.com —- Support this…
What I wish people knew…about mental health stigma
Aug 13 • 13 min
Mental health stigma sucks!! Join Grace and Sarah discuss some simple ways to decrease mental health stigma. That’s right, you too can help normalize mental health! To learn more, visit us at www.acceptingtherapy.com —- Support this podcast:…
What I wish people knew…about losing someone
Aug 6 • 7 min
hey listeners! Join Grace and Sarah as they discuss ways to cope with losing someone. Whether that be the loss of someone close or not so close to you, grief has a sneaky way of showing up when you least expect it. For more information, please visit us at…
What I wish people knew…about the troubles of moving!
Jul 30 • 9 min
Moving soon?? Join Grace and Sarah as they discuss the troubles of moving and how you can better prepare for your upcoming move to a new apartment or home! If you’d like to learn more about us, visit www.acceptingtherapy.com —- Support this podcast:…
What I wish people knew…about coping with pain
Jul 22 • 9 min
Join Grace and Sarah as they discuss the invisible illness of dealing with chronic pain. For more information, check out www.acceptingtherapy.com —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/whatiwishpeopleknew/support
What I wish people knew…about comparing yourself to others
Mar 26 • 10 min
This week, join Grace & Sarah as they discuss the cost to comparing yourself to others. Also, for those of you that hear Sarah’s difficulties with remembering a quote by Einstein, here it is! ” Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability…
What I wish people knew…about positive self talk
Mar 20 • 4 min
Join Grace and Sarah as they discuss how to break the habit of negative self talk and speak to yourself in a more positive manner. If you’d like to learn more, visit us at www.acceptingtherapy.com —- Support this podcast:…
What I wish people knew…about what to do if you think someone you know is suicidal
Mar 12 • 12 min
Listen to Grace & Sarah talk about suicide. In this podcast, you will find some helpful tips on navigating the conversation of talking to someone with suicidal thoughts, including: words to look for, what to say, action steps and how to take care of your…
What I wish people knew… about finding emotional freedom after trauma
Mar 4 • 9 min
This week, we have a special guest! Susan Greif, owner of Art Mends Hearts is a Creative Transformational Expert and Healing Arts Professional who uses the expressive, creative and healing arts to help women and children find emotional freedom from…
What I wish people knew…about celebrating valentine’s day with yourself
Feb 12 • 4 min
This week Grace and Sarah talk about how you can celebrate yourself this Valentine’s Day! Stay tuned as they talk about various ways to celebrate you this week! If you’d like to learn more, check out our website at www.acceptingtherapy.com. —- Support…
What I wish people knew…about loving yourself
Feb 6 • 5 min
This week Grace and Sarah talk about what it takes to really love yourself. From putting yourself first, to advocating for yourself, loving yourself takes a lot of personal growth and self-compassion. Stay tuned as they talk about what it takes! If you’d…
What I wish people knew…about how to improve your relationship
Feb 5 • 10 min
Join Grace & Sarah as they discuss six different ways to improve your intimate or romantic relationship. This episode will help you learn some ways to improve your relationship and continue to keep that initial spark alive. Thanks for listening to what I…
What I wish people knew…about mental wellness
Jan 16 • 5 min
Join Grace & Sarah as they discuss tips for maintaining mental wellness for the rest of your life! Want to find out more, check out our blog posts on www.acceptingtherapy.com —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/whatiwishpeopleknew/support
What I wish people knew…about setting goals for the new year
Jan 9 • 4 min
This week Grace & Sarah discuss ways to set goals for the new year using SMART goals. Recent studies are also discussed throughout as well as tips on how to set goals that you can attain. —- Support this podcast:…
What I wish people knew…about making your new year’s resolution stick!
Jan 2 • 9 min
In this week’s podcast, Grace & Sarah will discuss some helpful ideas based on a different approach to setting New Year’s resolutions. Stay tuned to find out what this approach is! If you’d like to learn more about us, you can reach us at…
What I wish people knew…about physical discipline on children
Dec 18, 2018 • 8 min
On today’s episode, Grace and Sarah discuss the not so good consequences that result from physical discipline or spanking children. Stay tuned to hear about other methods that are more effective than spanking. To learn more about parenting, contact one of…
What I wish people knew…about the holiday blues
Dec 11, 2018 • 3 min
Join Grace & Sarah as they discuss the holiday blues. Stay tuned to hear about some things you can do to help you fight the winter blues! If you’d like more information, contact us at www.acceptingtherapy.com or at 312-373-0782. —- Support this podcast:…
What I wish people knew…about OCD
Dec 4, 2018 • 4 min
Join Grace and Sarah as they discuss what OCD is and is not! Questions about OCD? Reach out to us at www.acceptingtherapy.com or at @acceptingtherapy —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/whatiwishpeopleknew/support
What I wish people knew… about Positive Body Image
Nov 28, 2018 • 22 min
Today we welcome Rachel. Rachel Brooks is a Natural Bikini Competitor, Fitness & Lifestyle Coach, Writer, and Self-Love Advocate. She is the founder of I am Athletics, a line of athletic apparel and accessories with an important message: Let go of your…
What I wish people knew…about destination addiction
Nov 28, 2018 • 20 min
Today we welcome Abby to our podcast. Abby Lewtas is an Adventurer, Life coach, Speaker and Host of the Wanderlusters Mind podcast. Abby’s entire outlook on life changed when she ditched her successful sporting and professional career to travel and live…
What I wish people knew…about career burnout
Nov 13, 2018 • 27 min
This week, we have a special guest, Lucy Cellucci. Lucy is a Canadian author who has spent the last few years of her life examining the roles that women fill in western civilization, and questioning the crisis of the depleted spirit that many women…
What I wish people knew…about alternative methods to cope with ADD/ADHD symptoms
Nov 6, 2018 • 7 min
This week, Grace & Sarah dive deep into providing some alternative ways to cope with ADD/ADHD symptoms. Stay tuned for some practical ways to cope with ADD/ADHD symptoms. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/whatiwishpeopleknew/support
What I wish people knew…about perfectionism
Nov 5, 2018 • 5 min
On this week’s episode Grace & Sarah tackle some ideas related to what perfectionism is really all about. Perfectionism is a great topic to discuss with your therapist. If you’d like to learn more about perfectionism, check out our blog posts on…
What I wish people knew…about self mastery
Nov 5, 2018 • 19 min
This week we have a special guest, Vicky. Vicky Ayala is a brand strategist and visual storyteller who helps multi-passionate entrepreneurs identify their signature hook and monetize their bankable skills. She integrates mysticism with the entrepreneurial…
What I wish people knew…about how to spot the red flags of domestic violence
Oct 16, 2018 • 12 min
Welcome to this week’s episode on how to spot the red flags of domestic violence. Join Grace & Sarah as they discuss different patterns of behavior that may be apparent in an abusive relationship. They also touch on how subtle these signs can be within a…
What I wish people knew…about codependency
Oct 9, 2018 • 26 min
Today we have a special guest, Vanessa Grace. Vanessa Grace is a licensed social worker who has a private practice as a mental health therapist, and has an online business helping women kick co-dependency to the curb through a webinar series. Other titles…
What I wish people knew…about eating disorder myths
Oct 2, 2018 • 27 min
This week, we bring in a special guest to talk about the myths related to eating disorders. Sheana Tobey is a staff therapist at The Awakening Center, located in Lakeview Chicago. She works with adult individuals who are struggling with eating disorders,…
What I wish people knew…about generalized anxiety disorder
Sep 25, 2018 • 8 min
Oops! We forgot to post this last week! Join Grace & Sarah as they discuss what generalized anxiety disorder is as well as common ways to treat it. Stay tuned towards the end for our weekly self-care challenge! —- Support this podcast:…
What I wish people knew…about self-confidence
Sep 11, 2018 • 8 min
Join Grace & Sarah as they discuss some important reasons to have self confidence and what you can do to build it! Stay tuned towards the end of the episode for this week’s self-care challenge. —- Support this podcast:…
What I wish people knew…about depression
Sep 4, 2018 • 8 min
Join Grace & Sarah discuss the differences between the term depression and the clinical term of major depression. Stay tuned towards the end for our weekly self-care challenge!! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/whatiwishpeopleknew/support
What I wish people knew..ways anxiety tricks your thinking
Aug 28, 2018 • 10 min
In this episode, Grace and Sarah discuss several ways anxiety is known to trick your thinking! Want to learn more? Tune in to find out. Towards the end of this episode, a weekly self-care challenge is discussed! —- Support this podcast:…
What I wish people knew…family court & domestic violence
Aug 21, 2018 • 31 min
Today, we have a special guest on What I wish people knew! Lily Camp is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Domestic Violence Professional with years of experience providing counseling and advocacy services for survivors of domestic violence…
What I wish people knew…about postpartum depression
Aug 14, 2018 • 10 min
This week, Grace & Sarah discuss what people should know about postpartum depression. Risk factors, signs & symptoms, as well as what measures one should take if they are experiencing postpartum depression are discussed. Stay tuned towards the end of the…
What I wish people knew…about shame
Aug 7, 2018 • 18 min
Today, we welcome Sarah Buino. Sarah is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC), and a Certified Daring Way Facilitator (CDWF). Sarah is the founder of Head/Heart Therapy, Inc. Head/Heart Therapy is a group…
What I wish people knew…about stress
Jul 31, 2018 • 10 min
Join Grace & Sarah as they discuss what they wish people knew about stress! Stay tuned towards the end of this episode for our weekly self-care challenge! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/whatiwishpeopleknew/support
What I wish people knew..about minority mental health stigma
Jul 24, 2018 • 21 min
Join Grace & Sarah interview a special guest this week: Dr. Patrick Corrigan. Dr. Corrigan is a professor of psychology at the Illinois Institute of Technology and licensed clinical psychologist. He is a renowned researcher in the field of mental health;…
What I wish people knew…about panic attacks
Jul 17, 2018 • 11 min
Join Grace & Sarah as they discuss panic attacks. Common signs and ways to cope with panic attacks are discussed. Stay tuned towards the end for the weekly self-care challenge. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/whatiwishpeopleknew/support
What I wish people knew…about mental health stigma
Jul 3, 2018 • 8 min
On this episode, Sarah and Grace talk about mental health stigma. We discuss how to identify it as well as ways to advocate to decrease stigma surrounding mental health. Stay tuned towards the end for a self-care challenge of the week! —- Support this…
What I wish people knew… about the different therapy types
Jun 30, 2018 • 8 min
Tune in as Sarah Silva and Grace Gufler discuss the importance of choosing a therapy modality that works best for YOU! On this episode, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Positive Psychology are discussed. Looking for our…
What I wish people knew…about self-care
Jun 26, 2018 • 12 min
Tune in to this episode where Grace & Sarah discuss what they wish people knew about the importance of self-care. Both Grace & Sarah discuss what’s important for them as counselors to include into their self-care routines! —- Support this podcast:…
What I wish people knew…about being transgender
Jun 14, 2018 • 26 min
Today we have a special guest, Dr. Sherri Palmer. Dr. Palmer is a psychology professor at Truman State University. She is a long-standing advocate of the LGBTQIA+ community and is here to talk about the stigma and challenges this community faces.…
What I wish people knew…about being a counselor
Jun 12, 2018 • 8 min
Join Grace Gufler and Sarah Silva, two counselors living in Chicago, discuss a variety of psychological and counseling topics we wish people knew about. On this podcast we will discuss mental health stigma, what therapy is like, and other mental health…