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Michelle Swerin: Anxiety, text therapy & meditating on our laundry piles

Episode 137
1h 2m | May 15, 2023

Episode 137 with Michelle Swerin.

“I can't tell you how many jobs I had as a teenager. I mean, easily 20. I was never fired, I just lost interest really quickly.”

Michelle is a licensed therapist, certified meditation teacher, and certified instructional designer. She is also a neurodivergent mother of two and the founder of Create Space Health, a telehealth clinic focused on incorporating meditation into mental health therapy.

Michelle saw big changes in her own life when she began practicing meditation. Since then, she has become a certified meditation teacher and has been able to merge her clinical training and meditation experience into her practice to help those struggling with mental health challenges. She is passionate about bringing mindfulness and meditation into the clinical space, where she believes it can have a larger impact on the treatment of mental health disorders.

Michelle and I talk about ADHD-friendly approaches to meditation, and we also talk about high-functioning anxiety and the negative effects of masking, and how meditation and mindfulness therapy can help.

This interview was also recorded the day after Michelle and I hosted an Instagram Live on “Advocating for Neurodivergent Mental Health Care” — it was a fantastic conversation, so if you love today’s episode, I highly recommend you check out the recording.

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https://www.createspacehealth.com/textcare

Website: createspacehealth.com

Instagram: @createspacehealth

Links: 

Our Instagram Live interview

Oprah’s The Menopause Talk 

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