Mental Health Episodes

June 20, 2022

034 - Tatyana Gustafson on Ketamine Treatment for Depression, Anxiety…

Tatyana is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner on Faculty at UT Austin with the Psych Nurse Practitioner program. She also has a private practice where she treats mental health using a combination of meds and psychotherapy. She has recently added...

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May 9, 2022

030 - Michael Higgs - Retired Navy Seal on his work with Mission With…

Michael is a retired Navy SEAL who spent 30 years on the teams. He is now the Director of Operations for the Mission Within, a psychedelic treatment program focusing on special operations and other clients with TBI, PTS, and mild …

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May 2, 2022

029 - Ryan Mulvihill on Martial Arts, Spirituality, and Psychedelics

Ryan makes his second appearance on the podcast! We talk more about martial arts including the risk and danger of concussions, learning, teaching, and visualization. We also talk about Ryan's own adventures and path of discovery for his...

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March 14, 2022

023 - Melanie Lauren Weinberger on True Wellness, Resilience, and Rew…

Melanie is a cofounder at Mindlight, an emotional training company based in Austin, TX. She is also a trainer, coach, entrepreneur, public speaker, and astute commenter on the many topics we covered. In this episode you'll learn how you can...

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March 7, 2022

022 - Dr. Robb Kelly on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, Giving Back, and…

Dr. Robb Kelly is a renowned addiction consultant who believes in treating the problem of addiction rather than the symptoms. In this episode Dr. Robb shares some incredible stories that led to his life's work of treating alcoholism and...

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Feb. 28, 2022

021 - David Reveles on Martial Arts, Mental Health, Wellness, Meditat…

David is a lifetime martial artist, BJJ brown belt, holistic wellness coach and consultant, mental health advocate, public speaker, and meditation teacher. He brings a wealth of knowledge to the table and is genuinely committed to making the...

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Jan. 31, 2022

017 - Jason Rebsch on Jiu-Jitsu, Law Enforcement, Mental Health, and …

​ is a 1st degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Co-owner of , former police officer, and co-founder of . This was a very interesting episode where we are able to dig into the intricacies of law enforcement and the …

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Jan. 24, 2022

016 - Chris Taylor on Building Sustainable Communities, Men and Emoti…

Chris is building a community just outside of Reno, Nevada that is focused on sustainable living, self-reliance, and supporting each other. We talk about the roadmap and challenges with such an ambitious project. Chris is a no-nonsense, straight...

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Jan. 10, 2022

014 - Dr. Amanda Simonton on Jiu-jitsu, Social Media, and Navigating …

Dr. Amanda Simonton has a wealth of knowledge on the topics of childhood trauma, substance abuse disorder, and psychiatry. She is also a very tough blue belt in jiu-jitsu. We talk a bit about what it is like training as …

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Nov. 15, 2021

009 - Derrick Garza on Life, Therapy, and Jiu-jitsu

Derrick is a third degree black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu under Ricardo “Franjinha” Miller. We talk about the trials and tribulations of opening his academy, Dark Clan Fight Lab, and its recent closure. This opens a conversation about the ways...

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Oct. 19, 2021

007 - Alcohol - A Personal Story

In this episode I start by telling a story about my own life's entanglement with alcohol and my eventual victory over it. Then I share some options for how you can potentially change your own perspective and relationship with the …

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Aug. 29, 2021

001 - TRT (Testosterone Replacement Therapy) Basics

This is a solo episode where I cover the main points you will want to know about to better understand the nuances in TRT. I discuss the benefits, the potential side effects, pre-existing conditions that don't play well, and much …

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