Men & Wellness

There are 151,781,326 million men in the US. There are 6 million men are suffering from depression each year, 19.1 million have an anxiety disorder, 2.3 million are affected by bipolar disorder, 3.5 million are diagnosed with schizophrenia and an estimated 10% of patients with anorexia or bulimia are male according to Mental Health America. And guess what, these numbers are actually expected to be on the low end of reality because men are less likely to seek professional help. Dr. Alexis Moreno and guest expert, Dr. Sean Walsh, combine their years of psychological study, research, and treatment to explain male gender identity, “toxic masculinity,” and men’s mental health.

You have questions about Men’s Wellness – Dr. Alexis and Dr. Sean share answers along with practical tips and resources to help you and your loved ones navigate Men’s Health.

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Engagement & Marriage

Guess what, the US marriage rate has declined (8 percentage points since 1990) and divorce rates among older Americans have increased!  Dr. Alexis Moreno and guest expert, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist, Phillip A Reynold, explore these sociocultural changes, share research outcomes and evidence-based approaches to promote healthy intimate relationships in your life.

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Chronic Pain & Healing

Chronic pain is one of the most common reasons adults seek medical care and it has been linked to restrictions in daily activities, dependence on opioids, anxiety, depression, and reduced quality of life (CDC, 2018). But here’s the thing, psychological interventions for chronic pain often provide more relief than prescription drugs or surgery without the risk of side effects but are used much less frequently than traditional medical treatments (APA, 2014)! Dr. Alexis Moreno and guest expert, Clinical Health Psychologist and Mind Body Coach, Dr. Kelly Donahue, review the psychological treatments that actually work to resolve Chronic Pain.

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Anxiety & Coping

Over the past few years we’ve heard more celebrities publicly disclose their personal challenges with anxiety and even panic attacks. Dr. Alexis Moreno and guest expert, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Alicia Hodge, review who has been quoted talking about anxiety and how it relates to any of the 6 different types anxiety disorders. Dr. Alexis and Dr. Alicia answer your Anxiety & Coping questions with Healthy Lifestyle Tips to increase your ability to take on whatever life throws at you.

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Love & Dating

Dr. Alexis Moreno and guest expert, licensed clinical social worker (and hubby) Alex Honigman, bring psychological expertise to provide smart and practical explanations for human behavior. Dr. Alexis & Alex discuss today’s ever evolving love and dating culture and answer DC’s own questions on anything from love to hardships. Listen in and bring a little bit of positive mental health to your day.

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