15: Dr. Emily Anhalt on Emotional Fitness, Therapy, and Balance

Welcome to Episode 15 of The Madhappy Podcast. This week we are excited to welcome clinical psychologist, emotional fitness expert, and the Co-Founder of Coa, Dr. Emily Anhalt to the show to learn more about her mental health journey and career. We start off by sharing our first therapy sessions (2:32), moving us into a conversation about mental health and emotional fitness (8:05). Emily speaks about the benefits of emotional health practices (11:29), before talking through the growth of her career as a therapist and psychologist (17:23). Emily walks us through the evolution of her company Coa, explaining how she realized the opportunity to help people realize the importance of prioritizing mental health at the bottom line (21:34). Mason asks Emily about how she handles managing her work-life balance (25:24), as she discusses the importance of setting clear boundaries as a therapist while also building real relationships with her clients (28:53). Emily shares ways to find a therapist that feels like the right fit (32:52), before we wrap up learning how to search for and discover accessible and affordable therapy (36:25). We talk about some serious topics on this show. We are not professionals and are not giving advice. If you or someone you know needs help, please text start to 741741 and for additional resources please visit LocalOptimist.com/Get-Help The Madhappy Podcast is for informational and entertainment purposes only and is not a replacement for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Follow us: @Madhappy | @LocalOptimist Visit us: Madhappy.com | LocalOptimist.com

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