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Rachel Pinto & Traci Berry: Gender (Ep. 5)


Here, I share an episode of "The T with Traci," which my good friend Traci Berry hosts on Little Rock's public radio station, KABF 88.3 FM. Traci and I talk about my psychotherapy work with the LGBT community and we have a very frank conversation about the concept of gender and how it isn't as easy as "pink and blue."


You can find this episode on iTunes, or you can listen here.

Mark Currey: Songwriting (Ep. 4)


Mark Currey is a Little Rock-based singer-songwriter, and we sit down to discuss the craft of songwriting and Mark's own journey on the path of creativity. And Mark even sang one of his beautiful songs! Check out his website and listen to more of his tunes here.


You can find this episode on iTunes, or you can listen here

In September of 2015, I started producing the Ideation Podcast with a simple idea: invite interesting people to sit down with me for 20 minutes, ask them what idea they love to discuss more than anything else, and then see where the conversation takes us. I am fortunate to do this sort of thing often enough in my personal life, but now I get to share these wonderful conversations with the rest of the world!


The Ideation Podcast can be found on iTunes, and this page will provide show notes and links to other relevant resources. Thanks for listening!

Heather Smith: Made In America (Ep. 3)


Heather Smith is the owner and proprietor of Domestic Domestic, a modern general store in the Heights neighborhood of Little Rock, AR. We talk about what makes her store so unique, and why it's important to purchase well-made products from the good ol' U. S. of A.!


You can find this episode on iTunes, or you can listen here

Rachel Pinto

Whitney Norris: Boundaries (Ep. 2)


Whitney Norris, MSMFT, LAC, is my co-worker at Chenal Family Therapy where we are both Licensed Associate Counselors. Whitney received her Master of Science degree in Marriage and Family Therapy in 2011, and since then has worked with a wide range of clients in a wide range of clinical settings. Whitney is also trained in a trauma therapy known as EMDR therapy.


In this episode, we mention a couple of books: Boundaries by Cloud and Townsend, and Codependent No More by Melody Beattie. We also briefly discuss the Karpman Drama Triangle, which is definitely worth your time to read more about and use to understand your relationship drama better. To schedule a psychotherapy session with me or with Whitney, check out the Chenal Family Therapy website.


You can find this episode on iTunes, or you can listen here.

Rachel Pinto: Self-Care (Ep. 6)


I am flying solo on this episode, and I discuss the importance and practice of self-care, using an explanation of introductory DBT skills. Another website has already built a pretty handy explanation of these skills


I also get to share that I will be participating in the Wild Goose Festival on July 7th through 10th in beautiful Hot Springs, NC. Also, I am able to extend a special offer to my listeners on the ticket price. When you purchase your tickets, use the coupon code "GooseCast2016" to receive a 25% discount.


You can find this episode on iTunes, or you can listen here.

Sarabeth Jones: Storytelling (Ep. 1)


Sarabeth Jones is doing some really cool things in central Arkansas around creativity, drama, design, blogging  and photography. Sarabeth works at a church in North Little Rock called Fellowship North, where she has her hands in all kinds of creative and design-oriented pursuits. She also heads up a yearly show called "Listen to Your Mother" that - as the website states - "gives motherhood a microphone." And I would be remiss if I didn't point you to Sarabeth's blog where she writes with raw beauty about her own life and ideas.


So when Sarabeth told me that her favorite idea was storytelling, I was not at all surprised - and I was so, so excited! 


You can find this episode on iTunes, or you can listen here