1. Learning Through Loss: A Heartfelt Conversation With A Former Student Dave Roberts 46:54

Join Dave Roberts, host of the Teaching Journeys Podcast, as he welcomes back Kali Regan, a mental health advocate, neurofeedback therapist, and one of his former students. Kali shares her life journey, her passion for alternative medicine and mental health advocacy, and how living in Raleigh, North Carolina, has shaped her career and personal outlook. Kali and Dave engage in a deep conversation about dealing with personal losses, embracing the grieving process, remembering loved ones, and finding strength in adversity. They also explore the evolution of their perspectives on life and the crucial role of love and compassion in navigating through life’s challenges.

 Kali’s Bio and Contact Information:

Kali is a Utica University, formerly Utica College alumni with her Bachelors in Psychology, living in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her passion for mental health advocacy along with neuroscience drove her to a career in alternative medicine, specifically neurofeedback therapy. As the executive director of MyBrain DR, Kali empowers others in recovery to think beyond the traditional expectations of mental health care. She is nothing without her other half, rescue pup London, and her love for spending time traveling to visit family and friends all over.

cary@mybraindr.com

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To find ourt more about Dave, please go to daverobertsmsw.com and psychologyprofessorandminister.com

Dave Roberts LMSW, Author, Podcaster

David J. Roberts, LMSW, became a parent who experienced the death of a child, when his daughter Jeannine died of cancer on 3/1/03 at the age of 18. He is a retired addiction professional and an adjunct professor in the psychology child life department at Utica University in Utica, New York. Dave also teaches psychology classes at Pratt MWP School of Art and Design. He is the host of The Teaching Journeys Podcast, which can be found on Apple, Spotify and other podcast platforms.

Dave has presented workshops at national conferences of The Compassionate Friends as well as for the Bereaved Parents of the USA. He was also a keynote speaker at the 2011 and 2015 national gatherings of the Bereaved Parents of the USA. Dave also co-presented a workshop titled “Helping Faculty After Traumatic Loss” for the Parkland, Florida community in May of 2018, in the aftermath of the mass shootings at Stoneman Douglas High School.

Roberts has been a past HuffPost contributor and has contributed articles to Medium, Open to Hope Foundation, Mindfulness and Grief, Thrive Global, and the Recovering the Self Journal. He has also appeared on numerous podcasts, as well as Open to Hope Television. In 2021,he co-authored and published a book with Reverend Patty Furino titled, When The Psychology Professor Met The Minister.