The Inner Peace Diet Diet Podcast Episode 10 featuring Erica Sokol

Uncategorized Apr 20, 2018

In today's episode, Dr. Aileen interviews Erica Sokol ,founder of the nonprofit organization, StudentsCare about her inspiring story and self-care strategies. In 2010, Erica Sokol was a student at the University of Florida and was looking for a volunteer experience to prepare her for a career in healthcare. She started volunteering at UF Health Shands Hospital in the pediatric unit, but found her volunteer time at the hospital was being spent doing clerical tasks and not directly helping to meet the needs of patients, especially those children who she saw alone in the hospital week after week. Erica saw a need- children and families in need of support- and came up with a solution. She recruited her classmates and started a unique buddy program, in which herself and a handful of other students, were paired with children in the pediatric oncology unit and visited each week, sometimes even several times a week.

After participating in and directing this program at Shands for 2+...

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The Inner Peace Diet Diet Podcast Episode 9 featuring Dr. Pamela Szczygiel

Uncategorized Apr 13, 2018

In today's podcast, Dr. Aileen interviews Dr. Pamela Szczygiel, a licensed clinical social worker and Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Dr. Szczygiel's expertise and research interests include mental health, trauma and relationally-informed social work practice, mindfulness, Integrative mental health treatment and East-West approaches to mental health.

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The Inner Peace Diet Diet Podcast Episode 8 featuring Dr. Mary McCluskey

Uncategorized Mar 29, 2018


In today's podcast, Dr. Aileen McCabe-Maucher interviews Dr. Mary McCluskey. Dr. Mary McCluskey earned her MSW from Columbia School of Social Work and her doctoral degree in social work from the University of Pennsylvania School of Policy and Practice. She has been practicing clinical social work for over a decade and has a certification in psychodynamic psychotherapy from The American Institute of Psychoanalysis. She has taught social work at the University of Pennsylvania, Fordham University, and Simmons College. She has also taught psychodynamic therapy at the American Institute for Psychoanalysis. Currently, she teaches social work at New York University. Dr. McCluskey recently published a research article, "The Pregnant Therapist: A Qualitative Examination of the Client Experience" in Clinical Social Work Journal. To view this article go to:
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The Inner Peace Diet Diet Podcast Episode 7 featuring Michelle Farrell, LCSW

Uncategorized Mar 22, 2018

In today's podcast, Dr. Aileen McCabe-Maucher interviews Michelle Farrell, LCSW about her experiences with self-care and stress management.

Michelle Farrell, LCSW, received her MSW from Temple University and has over 20 years of professional experience. Her background as a medical social worker includes HIV/AIDS, long-term care and both inpatient and outpatient primary care case management. She currently serves as the VIST (Visual Impairment Services Team) Coordinator at the Coatesville VA Medical center proving case management services to blind and severely visually impaired Veterans.

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The Inner Peace Diet Diet Podcast Episode 6 featuring Kelly Ensslin

Uncategorized Mar 16, 2018

In today's podcast Dr. Aileen McCabe-Maucher interviews deputy child advocate and attorney, Kelly Ensslin about stress management and self-care. Kelly is a Deputy Child Advocate with the Office of the Child Advocate who has worked in the child welfare field for over 15 years. Kelly began her professional career as a social worker, having graduated with her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania in 1998. Following graduate school she worked as a social worker and therapist in private foster care/ adoption agencies in Delaware. In 2004, Kelly began law school at Widener University School of Law. She graduated cum laude in 2008 and began working for an elder law firm while also
volunteering with OCA as a pro bono attorney. In 2010, Mrs. Ensslin obtained her “dream job” as a Deputy Child Advocate with that office. In 2013, the National Association of Counsel for Children awarded Kelly Certification as a Child Welfare Law Specialist (CWLS)....

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The Inner Peace Diet Diet Podcast Episode 5 featuring Christy Westerfeld

Uncategorized Mar 14, 2018

In today’s podcast, Dr. Aileen McCabe-Maucher interviews Christy Westerfeld, an attorney and legal resource for online entrepreneurs and coaches. Christy offers awesome wisdom about how to care for yourself legally and holistically today.  Christy helps make the legal aspects of running an online business uncomplicated, understandable and empowering. She’s been in the corporate legal world, as well as online as a certified health coach, and understand the legal intricacies of starting and running a business online, especially as a coach,. Christy’s goal is to help her clients learn how to legally protect their businesses, in ways that are easy, simple to understand, and don’t create another headache.
Please visit Christy’s website for more information about her wonderful services:

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The Inner Peace Diet Podcast Episode 4 featuring Angela Bixby

Uncategorized Mar 01, 2018

In today's Inner Peace Diet podcast, Dr. Aileen McCabe-Maucher interviews Angela Bixby. Living beyond the five senses has always been a part of how Angela Bixby sees and approaches the world. She is a Certified Intuitive Consultant and Certified Psychic Medium. This is through the Holistic Studies Institute in NYC and the American Federation for Certified Psychics and Mediums. Angela deep-ended her innate abilities through study and certifications. She offers healing and guidance to your questions by bridging angelic & spirit realms, dreamtime, energetic fields and our own physical world.

Angela is a Certified Reiki Master and has trained with numerous Energy Alchemists. Her passion is helping people to trust their own intuition. She does this by offering insight into past, present and future events. A gifted healer and reader, she has worked with thousands of clients. Angela holds a BA in Psychology from the University of Minnesota, a Master’s Certificate in Holistic...

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The Inner Peace Diet Podcast Episode 3 featuring Dr. JaNeen Cross

Uncategorized Feb 25, 2018

In episode 3 of The Inner Peace Diet Podcast Dr. Aileen McCabe-Maucher interviews Dr. JaNeen Cross, Assistant Professor at Howard University. Dr. Cross is a licensed clinical social worker with over 20 years of experience and tremendous wisdom to share.

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The Inner Peace Diet Podcast Episode 2 Ft. Natalie Ledwell

Uncategorized Feb 15, 2018


This week, Dr. Aileen McCabe-Maucher interviews best-selling author Natalie Ledwell about self-care and stress management.

Aussie Natalie Ledwell is a risk taker, non-conformist, rule breaker and maker who believes nothing is impossible. She’s also an authentic and internationally renowned motivational speaker, best-selling author, Law of Attraction guru, host of “The Inspiration Show” and co-founder of the revolutionary Personal Development company “Mind Movies”. Natalie and her incredible team at Mind Movies have empowered over 4 million people around the world to see beyond their own circumstances, to break down the boundaries real or perceived in their lives… and truly begin to find the lives and success they deserve.

She’s a founding member of the Association of Transformational Leaders (ATL SoCal), member of the Transformational Leadership Council (TLC), and The Evolutionary Business Council (EBC) whose main mission is to...

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Welcome to the Inner Peace Diet Podcast Episode 1

Uncategorized Feb 09, 2018

Welcome to the first episode of The Inner Peace Diet Diet Podcast! Thanks for tuning in. The purpose of this podcast is to provide free resources and information with regard to evidence based  stress management strategies as well as experimental self-care technqiues.  Many podcast episodes feature interview excerpts from Dr. Aileen McCabe-Maucher's latest book, a textbook entiled Complete Self-Care: Through Yoga and Beyond that will be published by Cognella in December 2018. These interviews feature a diverse and electic mix of licensed psychotherapists, Ivy League researchers  and industry experts about their personal and professional stress management, self-care, and burnout prevention techniques.

In episode 1, Dr. Aileen McCabe-Maucher interviews world-renowned physician and neuroscientist Dr. Andrew Newberg about self-care and stress management.

Dr. Andrew Newberg is the director of research at the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health and a physician at...

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