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On the Couch With Kiwi

On the Couch With Kiwi is a short podcast series featuring FIU’s Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) clinicians being interviewed by psychology doctoral intern, Zina Peters, M.P.H., M.A. Peters created the series to provide more information and resources for FIU students on mental and behavioral health topics.

Episodes

  • Loving Kindness Meditation

    What is Loving Kindness Meditation (LKM)? Can LKM teach me new skills to manage my emotions? What kind of mindfulness resources are available at CAPS? University psychologist Dr. Oren Shibi shares information on LKM and guides you through an experiential practice of Loving Kindness meditation.

    Hosted: Oren Shibi Psy.D., 2019-2020 Licensed Clinical Psychologist at FIU CAPS

    Download the transcription of Loving Kindness Meditation

    Helpful links:


    Ted Talks:


    Apps

    • Headspace
    • Insight Timer
    • Calm


    Books for further reading

    • Mindfulness for Beginners
    • Coming to Our senses
    • Full catastrophe living


    (all by John Kabat Zinn)

  • Non-Consensual Pornography

    What is non-consensual pornography? Who can be affected by this? How can we, as a society, help take away the stigma that surrounds its victims? Together, peer educators Natalie Saborio and Anilenia "Ani" Hernandez, sit down to discuss this topic. Ani worked as a research assistant in the Power, Women, Relationships (PWR) lab where she took part in conducting research on non-consensual pornography.

    Hosted by: Natalie Saborio, 2017-2019 peer educator at FIU CAPS

    Download the transcription of Non-Consensual Pornography

  • Men in Therapy

    Is therapy even for men? Am I weak if I seek support? Are there any male-related groups or resources at CAPS? What are the benefits of seeking support early? If you or someone you know has ever pondered any of these questions, university psychologist Dr. Matthew Woodfork addresses these questions, dispels myths, and shares more on resources available to students in this podcast.

    Hosted by: Zina Peters, 2018-2019 Psychology Doctoral Intern at FIU CAPS

    Download the transcription of Men in Therapy

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

    What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)? Can DBT teach me new skills to manage my emotions? What kind of DBT resources are available at CAPS? University psychologist Dr. Justine Wallace shares information on this therapy approach.

    Hosted by: Zina Peters, 2018-2019 Psychology Doctoral Intern at FIU CAPS

    Download the transcription of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

  • Depression

    Is depression common among college students? Is there a difference in the expression of depression amongst different cultures? Where can I get help if I am feeling depressed? University psychologist Dr. Nathasha Cole Hahn provides an informative overview of depression and provides answers to these questions and much more.

    Hosted by: Zina Peters, 2018-2019 Psychology Doctoral Intern at FIU CAPS

    Download the transcription of Depression

  • Anxiety

    What is anxiety? Is it common among college students? Where on campus can I receive support to manage my anxiety? University psychologist Dr. Carla Mayorga provides answers to these questions and more.

    Hosted by: Zina Peters, 2018-2019 Psychology Doctoral Intern at FIU CAPS

    Download the transcription of Anxiety

  • Sleep Hygiene

    Do you need tips for better sleep? Do you find it difficult to unwind after a long day? Have you ever wondered if naps are a good idea? What are the benefits of quality sleep? University psychologist Dr. Kenley Sullivan-Thomas provides tips, resources, and much more in this podcast.

    Hosted by: Zina Peters, 2018-2019 Psychology Doctoral Intern at FIU CAPS

     

    Download the transcription of Sleepy Hygiene

PeerCast

Casual conversations about topics that sometimes aren’t so casual.

A casual chat podcast series created & hosted by Eliandro Ramirez Chang; a Miami local, student in his senior year. Join Eli along with the other guests as they discuss topics such as stress, sexual assault, mental health and more. Oh! and sometimes they get into arguments about philosophy and aliens.

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  • Trigger warning

    The following video may contain topics or issues than are sensitive and may be upsetting to some people. If anyone is disturbed or distressed by the topics covered, feel free to end the video at any time.

    Disclaimer: These podcasts are not to be considered to be professional opinion. By University Policy, we are also mandated to report issues such as, but not limited to, sexual assault, child abuse, domestic violence. For these reasons, please be mindful, considerate, and respectful in the comment section. If you want your story to remain completely confidential, please talk to one of our CAPS or VEP advocate counselors.

Season 1 episodes

  • Episode 1 - Empowerment: Self & Others

    Join us for our first ever PeerCast! A casual conversation about not so casual issues. In this episode, our host Eli invites guest Peer Educators Youssef, Christina, and Silvia to chat about empowerment. Things get boring (lol jk)


    Transcript


    Directed & Produced by: Eliandro R. Chang
    Editing: Waldo Arias
    Graphics: Oscar Hernandez
    Guests: Silvia Ruiz, Christina Velazquez, & Youssef Nazmi
    Transcribers: Zomy Toledo & Youssef Nazmi
    Sounds: ap2go
    Effects: ANFX & Richard
    Music: “Show Me” Music by DJ Quad “Better” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Strawberry Lemonade” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “I try” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Fantasy” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Cherry Pepsi” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Enjoy Yourself” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Late Night Delight” Released 2013 “Bad Girl” Music by Macross 82-99, Lancaster Album “A Million Miles Away” Released May 7, 2014 “Thank You” Music by Macross 82-99, Lancaster Album “A Million Miles Away” Released May 7, 2014 “Groovin” Music by Flamingosis/Yung Bae Album “Kahunastyle” Released 2015 “Rolling Down the Street, In my Katamari” Music by FearofDark Released August 6, 2011 “Private Caller” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Portals Summer II” Released 2013 “Skylar Spence” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013

  • Episode 2 - MUN & Mental Health

    Today, we bring to you our second episode of PeerCast! In this episode, our host Eli invites guest Peer Educators Youssef, Krishna, and Sofia to discuss what Model UN is, their experiences within MUN, and mental health.



    Directed & Produced by: Eliandro R. Chang
    Editing: Waldo Arias
    Graphics: Oscar Hernandez
    Guests: Youssef Nazmi, Krishna Cowin, Sofia Benvenuti
    Transcribers: Elena “DJ” Guerra & Alexandra Pestano
    Captioning: Krishna Cowin
    Sounds: ap2go
    Effects: ANFX & Richard
    Music: “Show Me” Music by DJ Quad “Better” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Strawberry Lemonade” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “I try” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Fantasy” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Cherry Pepsi” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Enjoy Yourself” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Late Night Delight” Released 2013 “Bad Girl” Music by Macross 82-99, Lancaster Album “A Million Miles Away” Released May 7, 2014 “Thank You” Music by Macross 82-99, Lancaster Album “A Million Miles Away” Released May 7, 2014 “Groovin” Music by Flamingosis/Yung Bae Album “Kahunastyle” Released 2015 “Rolling Down the Street, In my Katamari” Music by FearofDark Released August 6, 2011 “Private Caller” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Portals Summer II” Released 2013 “Skylar Spence” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013

  • Episode 3 - Positive Psychology & Philosophical Fulfillment

    Part 1

    In today's episode of PeerCast, we are joined by our host Eliandro, and Peer Ed guests, Youssef, Krishna, and Ramsey! Tune in to listen to a philosophical/psychological discussion of mental health topics! Eli and Ramsey argue about rocks and hills in this one.

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    Part 2

    Tune in for part 2 of Positive Psychology & Philosophical Fulfillment with our host Eli and Peer Ed’s Ramsey, Youssef and Krishna!

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    Works Cited:

    Eli's Research:

    Abascal, J. R., Brucato, L., Stephenson, P., & Brucato, D. (2012). Essential elements for effectiveness: optimal functioning through positive psychology. Pearson.

    Lopez, S. J., Pedrotti, J. T., & Snyder, C. R. (2019). Positive psychology: the scientific and practical explorations of human strengths. SAGE Publications, Inc.

    Krishna's Research:

    Kahneman, D., & Deaton, A. (2010). High income improves evaluation of life but not emotional well-being. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107(38), 16489–16493. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1011492107

    Mineo, L. (2018, November 26). Over nearly 80 years, Harvard study has been showing how to live a healthy and happy life. https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2017/04/over-nearly-80-years-harvard-study-has-been-showing-how-to-live-a-healthy-and-happy-life/.

    Youssef's Research:

    Learned Helplessness: Seligman's Theory of Depression (+ Cure). (2020, May 12). https://positivepsychology.com/learned-helplessness-seligman-theory-depression-cure/.

    Post, S. G. (2005). Altruism, happiness, and health: it’s good to be good. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 12(2), 66–77. https://doi.org/10.1207/s15327558ijbm1202_4

    Taylor, S. (2013, April 8). The Power of Acceptance. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/out-the-darkness/201304/the-power-acceptance.

    Ramsey's Research:

    Bhandari, D. R. Existentialist Perception Of The Human Condition: With Special Reference To Sartre. https://www.bu.edu/wcp/Papers/Cont/ContBhan.htm.

    Existential therapy. (2020, May 13). https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Existential_therapy.


    Directed & Produced by: Eliandro R. Chang
    Editing: Waldo Arias
    Graphics: Oscar Hernandez
    Guests: Krishna Cowin, Youssef Nazmi, & Ramsey Aziz
    Transcribers: Christina Velazquez & Valery Zullo
    Part One CaptioningKrishna Cowin
    Part Two Captioning: Youssef Nazmi
    Sounds: ap2go
    Effects: ANFX & Richard
    Music: “Show Me” Music by DJ Quad “Better” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Strawberry Lemonade” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “I try” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Fantasy” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Cherry Pepsi” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Enjoy Yourself” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Late Night Delight” Released 2013 “Bad Girl” Music by Macross 82-99, Lancaster Album “A Million Miles Away” Released May 7, 2014 “Thank You” Music by Macross 82-99, Lancaster Album “A Million Miles Away” Released May 7, 2014 “Groovin” Music by Flamingosis/Yung Bae Album “Kahunastyle” Released 2015 “Rolling Down the Street, In my Katamari” Music by FearofDark Released August 6, 2011 “Private Caller” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Portals Summer II” Released 2013 “Skylar Spence” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013

  • Episode 4 - Stress & Quarantine

    On today's episode of Peercast, our host Eli is joined by Peer Educators Nicole, Julie, and Charlize who will be talking about how they are handling stress during quarantine! Featuring special guest Franki the Lava Lamp, who has a lot to say.

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    Directed & Produced by: Eliandro R. Chang
    Editing: Waldo Arias
    Graphics: Oscar Hernandez
    Guests: Nicole Hoffmeister, Charlize Zamora, & Juliana Narvaez
    Transcribers: Alexandra Pestano & Sofia Benevenuti
    Captioning: Ramsey Aziz
    Sounds: ap2go
    Effects: ANFX & Richard
    Music: “Show Me” Music by DJ Quad “Better” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Strawberry Lemonade” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “I try” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Fantasy” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Cherry Pepsi” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Enjoy Yourself” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Late Night Delight” Released 2013 “Bad Girl” Music by Macross 82-99, Lancaster Album “A Million Miles Away” Released May 7, 2014 “Thank You” Music by Macross 82-99, Lancaster Album “A Million Miles Away” Released May 7, 2014 “Groovin” Music by Flamingosis/Yung Bae Album “Kahunastyle” Released 2015 “Rolling Down the Street, In my Katamari” Music by FearofDark Released August 6, 2011 “Private Caller” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Portals Summer II” Released 2013 “Skylar Spence” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013

  • Episode 5 - Relationship Extravaganza

    (Part 1)

    In this episode of PeerCast, we have several Peer Educators discuss the differences between healthy and unhealthy relationships and share some personal examples.

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    (Part 2)

    This is part two of our Relationship Extravaganza PeerCast! Join several Peer Educators as they discuss healthy and unhealthy relationships and share some personal examples.

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    (Part 3)

    This is part three of our Relationship Extravaganza PeerCast! Join several Peer Educators as they discuss healthy and unhealthy relationships and share some personal examples.

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    (Part 4)

    This is part four of our Relationship Extravaganza PeerCast! Join several Peer Educators as they discuss healthy and unhealthy relationships and share some personal examples.

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    Directed & Produced by: Eliandro R. Chang
    Editing: Waldo Arias
    Graphics: Oscar Hernandez
    Guests: Alexandra Pestano, Sofia Benvenuti, Sophia Gutierrez, Juliana Narvaez, Ramsey Aziz, Youssef Nazmi, Zomy Toledo, Natalie Saborio
    Transcribers: Valery Zullo, Krishna Cowin, Elena "DJ" Guerra, Christina Velazquez, Alexandra Pestano
    Captioning: Youssef Nazmi, Sofia Benvenuti, Ramsey Aziz, Krishna Cowin
    Sounds: ap2go
    Effects: ANFX & Richard
    Music: “Show Me” Music by DJ Quad “Better” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Strawberry Lemonade” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “I try” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Fantasy” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Cherry Pepsi” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Enjoy Yourself” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Late Night Delight” Released 2013 “Bad Girl” Music by Macross 82-99, Lancaster Album “A Million Miles Away” Released May 7, 2014 “Thank You” Music by Macross 82-99, Lancaster Album “A Million Miles Away” Released May 7, 2014 “Groovin” Music by Flamingosis/Yung Bae Album “Kahunastyle” Released 2015 “Rolling Down the Street, In my Katamari” Music by FearofDark Released August 6, 2011 “Private Caller” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Portals Summer II” Released 2013 “Skylar Spence” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013

  • Episode 6 - Anxiety

    In this episode of PeerCast we have Doctor Elizabeth Montgomery, who was a doctoral candidate at the time of the recording, joining Eli and the peer educators to talk about Anxiety. Dr.Montgomery, who is a military veteran, also goes over anxiety and other mental health concerns within the military. It’s a long one, but a good one.

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    Directed & Produced by: Eliandro R. Chang
    Editing: Waldo Arias
    Graphics: Oscar Hernandez
    Guests: Elizabeth Montgomery, M.A., Dorysped Mancebo, Ramsey Aziz, Christina Velazquez, Elena "DJ" Guerra
    Captioning: Waldo Arias
    Sounds: ap2go
    Effects: ANFX & Richard
    Music: “Show Me” Music by DJ Quad “Better” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Strawberry Lemonade” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “I try” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Fantasy” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Cherry Pepsi” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Enjoy Yourself” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Late Night Delight” Released 2013 “Bad Girl” Music by Macross 82-99, Lancaster Album “A Million Miles Away” Released May 7, 2014 “Thank You” Music by Macross 82-99, Lancaster Album “A Million Miles Away” Released May 7, 2014 “Groovin” Music by Flamingosis/Yung Bae Album “Kahunastyle” Released 2015 “Rolling Down the Street, In my Katamari” Music by FearofDark Released August 6, 2011 “Private Caller” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Portals Summer II” Released 2013 “Skylar Spence” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013

  • Episode 7 - Impostor Syndrome

    Ever feel like you don’t belong at work or at school? Maybe you are experiencing Impostor Syndrome! Join us in yet another episode where we talk about our experiences with Impostor Syndrome and what exactly it is.

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    Directed & Produced by: Eliandro R. Chang
    Editing: Waldo Arias
    Graphics: Oscar Hernandez
    Guests: Sofia Benvenuti, Alexandra Pestano, Zomy Toledo
    Sounds: ap2go
    Effects: ANFX & Richard
    Music: “Show Me” Music by DJ Quad “Better” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Strawberry Lemonade” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “I try” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Fantasy” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Cherry Pepsi” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Enjoy Yourself” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Late Night Delight” Released 2013 “Bad Girl” Music by Macross 82-99, Lancaster Album “A Million Miles Away” Released May 7, 2014 “Thank You” Music by Macross 82-99, Lancaster Album “A Million Miles Away” Released May 7, 2014 “Groovin” Music by Flamingosis/Yung Bae Album “Kahunastyle” Released 2015 “Rolling Down the Street, In my Katamari” Music by FearofDark Released August 6, 2011 “Private Caller” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Portals Summer II” Released 2013 “Skylar Spence” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013

  • Episode 8 - Victimization

    In today’s episode we touch up upon a few topics central to what the Victim Empowerment Program focuses on. This one has some good info, if you can endure Eli’s incoherent ramblings.

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    Directed & Produced by: Eliandro R. Chang
    Editing: Waldo Arias
    Graphics: Oscar Hernandez
    Guests: Sofia Benvenuti, Alexandra Pestano, Zomy Toledo
    Sounds: ap2go
    Effects: ANFX & Richard
    Music: “Show Me” Music by DJ Quad “Better” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Strawberry Lemonade” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “I try” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Fantasy” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Cherry Pepsi” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Enjoy Yourself” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Late Night Delight” Released 2013 “Bad Girl” Music by Macross 82-99, Lancaster Album “A Million Miles Away” Released May 7, 2014 “Thank You” Music by Macross 82-99, Lancaster Album “A Million Miles Away” Released May 7, 2014 “Groovin” Music by Flamingosis/Yung Bae Album “Kahunastyle” Released 2015 “Rolling Down the Street, In my Katamari” Music by FearofDark Released August 6, 2011 “Private Caller” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Portals Summer II” Released 2013 “Skylar Spence” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013

  • Episode 9 - Body Image: In Quarantine or Otherwise

    Quarantine really did a number on some of us. One of the aspects of our mental health that could have been affected are body images issues. Strap in with Eli, Julie, Siliva and DJ and listen in on some honest heart-to-heart thoughts and experiences with and around body image issues.

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    Directed & Produced by: Eliandro R. Chang
    Editing: Waldo Arias
    Graphics: Oscar Hernandez
    Guests: Elena "DJ" Guerra, Silvia Ruiz, & Juliana Narvaez
    Sounds: ap2go
    Effects: ANFX & Richard
    Music: “Show Me” Music by DJ Quad “Better” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Strawberry Lemonade” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “I try” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Fantasy” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Cherry Pepsi” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Enjoy Yourself” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Late Night Delight” Released 2013 “Bad Girl” Music by Macross 82-99, Lancaster Album “A Million Miles Away” Released May 7, 2014 “Thank You” Music by Macross 82-99, Lancaster Album “A Million Miles Away” Released May 7, 2014 “Groovin” Music by Flamingosis/Yung Bae Album “Kahunastyle” Released 2015 “Rolling Down the Street, In my Katamari” Music by FearofDark Released August 6, 2011 “Private Caller” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Portals Summer II” Released 2013 “Skylar Spence” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013

  • Episode 10 - Domestic Violence: An Exploration Into Rehabilitation

    Join Eli and the today’s guests on learning and talking about the rehabilitation process in regards to Domestic Violence cases. Featuring special guest: Alyssa Delgado, MSW Therapist from the Anaga Psychotherapy Center.

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    Directed & Produced by: Eliandro R. Chang
    Editing: Waldo Arias
    Graphics: Oscar Hernandez
    Guests: Christina Velazquez, Krishna Cowin, Dorysped Mancebo, & Alyssa Delgado
    Sounds: ap2go
    Effects: ANFX & Richard
    Music: “Show Me” Music by DJ Quad “Better” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Strawberry Lemonade” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “I try” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Fantasy” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Cherry Pepsi” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Enjoy Yourself” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Late Night Delight” Released 2013 “Bad Girl” Music by Macross 82-99, Lancaster Album “A Million Miles Away” Released May 7, 2014 “Thank You” Music by Macross 82-99, Lancaster Album “A Million Miles Away” Released May 7, 2014 “Groovin” Music by Flamingosis/Yung Bae Album “Kahunastyle” Released 2015 “Rolling Down the Street, In my Katamari” Music by FearofDark Released August 6, 2011 “Private Caller” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Portals Summer II” Released 2013 “Skylar Spence” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013

  • Episode 11 - Effects on Mental (Health)

    The early days of the pandemic were rough, join our host Eli and the gang on talking about Mental Health and how we cope with things.

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    Directed & Produced by: Eliandro R. Chang
    Editing: Waldo Arias
    Graphics: Oscar Hernandez
    Guests: Sophia Gutierrez, Alexandra Pestano, Nicole Hoffmeister
    Sounds: ap2go
    Effects: ANFX & Richard
    Music: “Show Me” Music by DJ Quad “Better” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Strawberry Lemonade” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “I try” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Fantasy” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Cherry Pepsi” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Enjoy Yourself” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Late Night Delight” Released 2013 “Bad Girl” Music by Macross 82-99, Lancaster Album “A Million Miles Away” Released May 7, 2014 “Thank You” Music by Macross 82-99, Lancaster Album “A Million Miles Away” Released May 7, 2014 “Groovin” Music by Flamingosis/Yung Bae Album “Kahunastyle” Released 2015 “Rolling Down the Street, In my Katamari” Music by FearofDark Released August 6, 2011 “Private Caller” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Portals Summer II” Released 2013 “Skylar Spence” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013

  • Episode 12 - VEP: Legal & Policy

    (Part 1)

    Welcome to another episode of PeerCast! Today we discuss topics covered by the Victim Empowerment Program (sexual assault, domestic abuse, ect) from a legal perspective. It’s a long one, but jam packed with information. So if law is your thing, you’re into a treat.

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    (Part 2)

    Welcome back to another episode of PeerCast! Today we picking up from where we left off! We will continue to discuss topics covered by the Victim Empowerment Program (sexual assault, domestic abuse, ect) from a legal perspective.

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    Bloopers!

    Sometimes things are cut. Sometimes people complain. Sometimes our host Eli makes mistakes. Here are some of those little moments. It smells like amateur hour in here.

    Directed & Produced by: Eliandro R. Chang
    Editing: Waldo Arias
    Graphics: Oscar Hernandez
    Guests: Christina Velazquez, Dorysped Mancebo, Krishna Cowin
    Sounds: ap2go
    Effects: ANFX & Richard
    Music: “Show Me” Music by DJ Quad “Better” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Strawberry Lemonade” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “I try” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Fantasy” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Cherry Pepsi” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Enjoy Yourself” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Late Night Delight” Released 2013 “Bad Girl” Music by Macross 82-99, Lancaster Album “A Million Miles Away” Released May 7, 2014 “Thank You” Music by Macross 82-99, Lancaster Album “A Million Miles Away” Released May 7, 2014 “Groovin” Music by Flamingosis/Yung Bae Album “Kahunastyle” Released 2015 “Rolling Down the Street, In my Katamari” Music by FearofDark Released August 6, 2011 “Private Caller” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Portals Summer II” Released 2013 “Skylar Spence” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013

  • Episode 13 - A Peer Educator's Fate

    2020 has been a rough time for all of us. Join the Peer Educators in their last hurrah before they hang up the jacket.

    Audio Only:

    Directed & Produced by: Eliandro R. Chang
    Editing: Waldo Arias
    Graphics: Oscar Hernandez
    Guests: Christina Velazquez, Sofia Benvenuti, Alexandra Pestano, Elena "DJ" Guerra, Silvia Ruiz, Oscar Hernandez
    Sounds: ap2go
    Effects: ANFX & Richard
    Music: “Show Me” Music by DJ Quad “Better” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Strawberry Lemonade” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “I try” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Fantasy” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Cherry Pepsi” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013 “Enjoy Yourself” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Late Night Delight” Released 2013 “Bad Girl” Music by Macross 82-99, Lancaster Album “A Million Miles Away” Released May 7, 2014 “Thank You” Music by Macross 82-99, Lancaster Album “A Million Miles Away” Released May 7, 2014 “Groovin” Music by Flamingosis/Yung Bae Album “Kahunastyle” Released 2015 “Rolling Down the Street, In my Katamari” Music by FearofDark Released August 6, 2011 “Private Caller” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Portals Summer II” Released 2013 “Skylar Spence” Music by Saint Pepsi/Skylar Spence Album “Hit Vibes” Released May 31, 2013

More podcasts

For more podcasts check out the series below created by former psychology doctoral intern MJ Rendón, B.A..

Episodes

  • Body Acceptance Program

    Hosted by: MJ Rendón, 2014-2015 Psychology Doctoral Intern at FIU CAPS

    Do you want to develop a better relationship with your body? Are you concerned about your eating habits? Listen to this podcast to learn more about the Body Acceptance Program. Dr. Priya Kirpalani explains what disordered eating behaviors and body acceptance difficulties might look like and how the Body Acceptance Program helps students cope with these symptoms in healthy ways.

    Download the transcription of Body Acceptance Program.

  • Group Counseling

    Hosted by: MJ Rendón, 2014-2015 Psychology Doctoral Intern at FIU CAPS

    Ever wonder what group therapy is about? Dr. Priya Kirpalani provides an overview of the Group Therapy Programs at CAPS and addresses some common misconceptions regarding the process of group therapy.
    Additional Resources: Group counseling

    Download the transcription of Group Counseling.

  • International Students

    Hosted by: MJ Rendón, 2014-2015 Psychology Doctoral Intern at FIU CAPS

    Dr. Lilian Odera, discusses the experience of international students at FIU as well as on-campus resources available specifically to international students to enrich their studies at FIU, including the International Student Group.
    Additional Resources: Group counseling

    Download the transcription of International Students.

  • Healthy and Unhealthy Relationships

    Hosted by: MJ Rendón, 2014-2015 Psychology Doctoral Intern at FIU CAPS

    Vania Macrohon, one of VEP's Victim Advocates, discusses how to identify features of unhealthy and healthy relationships. Vania also explains advocacy and counseling services available to students who identify that they are in an abusive relationship.
    Additional Resources:
    Visit our Victim Empowerment Program page to learn more about free and confidential services available to students.

    Download the transcription of Healthy and Unhealthy Relationships.

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Hosted by: MJ Rendón, 2014-2015 Psychology Doctoral Intern at FIU CAPS

    What is Mindfulness? How does it relate to managing anxiety and stress? Dr. Annie Khan explains in this podcast the philosophy behind the practice of mindfulness and describes the mindfulness meditation program offered through FIU CAPS.

    Additional Resources:
    The Center for KORU Mindfulness at Duke University has developed a number of free guided meditations specifically for college students! Check out video & audio meditation resources.

    Many apps are now available to help you develop your own mindfulness meditation practice. Check out some helpful apps.

  • ADHD

    Hosted by: MJ Rendón, 2014-2015 Psychology Doctoral Intern at FIU CAPS

    Many a student has wondered: “Do I have ADHD?” Dr. Mark Smith explains what Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder looks like among college students and the services available at CAPS to help college students manage these symptoms. Listen to this podcast to learn about the assessment process, treatment options, and steps toward establishing academic accommodations at FIU.

    Download the transcription of ADHD.

Contact

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