powerful stories AND emerging discoveries

Powered by Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, the Beyond Theory podcast brings you in-depth conversations with firsthand insights from the people on the front lines of mental health and addiction recovery. In each episode, listeners get to hear directly from the world’s leading recovery experts and advocates in their own words as they explore the powerful stories and emerging discoveries shaping behavioral health.

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S2 E1: Dr. Claudia Black

Today, the story of Dr. Claudia Black, who’s been a pioneer in trauma and substance use treatment for over 40 years. As someone who grew up around addiction, she knows how that environment can affect children. So now as a trainer, speaker, and author, how does she use her own experience to help each unique family find recovery? 

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S2 E2: Dr. Claudia Black

Today, I’m joined again by Dr. Claudia Black, the clinical architect of the Claudia Black Center or CBC in Wickenburg, Arizona. As a pioneer in treating trauma and families, how does she think that young adults and the challenges they face have changed – or not changed – in her four decades in this work?

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S2 E3: Irene Jacobs

As the clinical director at Willow House, Irene Jacobs sees first-hand how women’s lives can be damaged by sexual assault and toxic relationships. So how does she help them recover from this trauma and develop healthy views of what intimacy should be? 

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S2 E4: Marcus whitney

As a healthcare entrepreneur and advisor, Marcus Whitney gets to use his own experience with technology and mental health to advance the healthcare field. So what does he think will it take to bring forward-thinking innovation and racial equity to behavioral health?

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S2 E5: Jeff Reid

In 2007, Jeff Reid left his hometown in Rhode Island to travel halfway across the world and study martial arts in China’s Wudang Mountains. So what did he discover there? And what do those ancient practices offer for people recovering from addiction and mental health issues today?

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S2 E6: Sean Walsh

As a healthcare entrepreneur and advisor, Marcus Whitney gets to use his own experience with technology and mental health to advance the healthcare field. So what does he think will it take to bring forward-thinking innovation and racial equity to behavioral health?

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S2 E7: Kristin Kirkpatrick

With all the fad diets and complex studies out there, it can be hard to know what to eat. So how does nutritionist Kristin Kirkpatrick use her Fuel Well program to help those recovering from addiction and mental health issues at the Meadows campus in Wickenburg, AZ? And what can that teach us about how food affects our mood?

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