Mental Health Media Outreach 2019

Mental Health Media Outreach 2019

Wit & Reason founder, Dr. Alexis Moreno, has been active in raising awareness and promoting mental health and wellness across multi-media platforms! Click here to take a look at what psychologist Dr. Alexis has been up to in media outreach.

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Renowned Psychologist Dr. Alexis Moreno discusses mental health as it relates to opioid addiction

Renowned Psychologist Dr. Alexis Moreno discusses mental health as it relates to opioid addiction

DELMARVA– Mental health and wellness is a topic that is popping up more and more nowadays in conversation as many people strive to break the stigma.

Dr. Alexis Moreno is a consulting psychologist and is no stranger to the media realm. Dr. Moreno currently hosts her own radio show in Washington DC radio show called “Wit and Reason with Dr. Alexis” as well as guest speaking and being involved with various media organizations.

On Good Morning Delmarva, we dove into the opioid crisis and the rising issue of addiction. Dr. Moreno says that many times there is a stigma that comes with opioid use, where some see it as being more acceptable if in a tablet form. Regardless of the reason for starting, whether prescribed or personal choice, tolerance can build up and that is when addiction takes hold. Link to Video

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2019 Woman of Vision Award

2019 Woman of Vision Award

Dr. Alexis Moreno receives the 2019 Woman of Vision Award from Somerset Wellness Center on April 9, 2019. She is also launching a fun and personable Healthy Aging Webinar for Somerset Wellness Center members that takes a biopsychosical approach to promoting healthy lifestyle habits to support members’ ability to lead independent lives.

“It has been a lot of fun creating an interactive webinar for Somerset Wellness Center members. I am proud to be contributing to the community’s health and wellness education and proactive lifestyle change. I’m truly honored to be accepting the 2019 Woman of Vision Award from the Somerset Wellness Center in Somerset county Maryland! Thank you so much!” - Dr. Alexis Moreno

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Dr. Alexis Takes a Value-Based Approach in Encouraging Public Radio Donations

Dr. Alexis Takes a Value-Based Approach in Encouraging Public Radio Donations

As a Community Council Member for NPR’s local public radio station, WAMU 88.5 FM, Dr. Alexis recorded her member testimonial for WAMU’s March 2019 on-air campaign. Dr. Alexis responded to interview questions about how and why she listens to WAMU, her listening routine and her reasons for listening. She also provided concise responses about how and why she chose to become a member of WAMU, what motivated her to donate, and what she would say to a friend to encourage them to become a supporting member of the station.

Dr. Alexis reflected on her role as a Community and Media Psychologist. She used the opportunity to promote and model value-based living (making decisions based on core beliefs and true personal values). Dr. Alexis shared one of her core values - freedom and more specifically, freedom of press.

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Alexis Moreno, PsyD, MS, MA
On Air! Wit & Reason with Dr. Alexis Moreno

On Air! Wit & Reason with Dr. Alexis Moreno

Wit and Reason hosted by psychologist Dr. Alexis Moreno brings her expertise to provide smart and practical explanations for human behavior. Interviewing diverse health experts regarding today’s ever evolving life and culture, DC’s own will be asking questions on anything from love to hardships. Listen in and bring a little bit of positive mental health to your day.

Dr. Alexis Moreno is dedicated to her true passion, turning social science and research into information and practice that is relatable, accessible, and useful to the public. Alexis began her career in journalism and television broadcasting. She decided to pursue her doctorate in Clinical Community Psychology to learn and publicize the principles, knowledge, and skills ideal for a healthy life. She is now the founder of Wit + Reason, a consulting practice for the creative community, where she collaborates with artists, writers, producers, directors, and journalists to apply psychological principles and research to all places and spaces. Making positive mental health part of everyday life.

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Alexis Moreno, PsyD, MS, MA