On the Process of Healing

On the Process of Healing

Sponsored By: Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI)   Listen Now us as Fr. Chris speaks with Kristine Kallimani, LMHC, of Oryna Counseling, Inc, about the effects of trauma, and how to work through it and heal it. Photo credit: KVC Health Systems ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a...

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Of Heaven and Earth, Come Receive the Light Radio Interview

Of Heaven and Earth, Come Receive the Light Radio Interview

Sponsored By: Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI)   Can we create heaven here on earth?  Anxiety and depression are built in alarm systems that something in our core is not ok, says Presvytera Julie Honeycutt, a Christian IFS therapist in a conversation with Fr. Chris Metropulos. Therapy is about finding the root issue to...

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Choosing Suicide Over Suffering

Choosing Suicide Over Suffering

Sponsored By: Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI) Join us as Fr. Chris talks with Dr. Ary Christofides, a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and the founder of Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI), as they deconstruct the nature of suffering concerning terminally ill patients.  What can we do when fear and anxiety fill us as we...

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Getting through the Winter Blues

Getting through the Winter Blues

Sponsored By: Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI)   Join Come Receive the Light with our guest Dr. Randa Anderson with the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI) speaks with Fr. Gregory Joyce about the seasonal effects of shorter days and less sunshine also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Dr. Randa has...

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Confession vs. Counseling

Confession vs. Counseling

Sponsored By: Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI) Confession? Counseling?  How do you choose?  We’ve invited Dr. Randa Anderson with the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI)  to talk about a healthy balance of the two and the unique roles each holds.  Depending on your needs, you may be seeking accountability, forgiveness, or a...

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Valuing Traditions During the Holidays

Valuing Traditions During the Holidays

Sponsored By: Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI) ​The Holidays are full of family, religious, and cultural traditions because our human nature finds comfort in consistency and repetition.  When a family or individual converts to Orthodoxy, there can be a ripple effect; extended family members have to adjust to new or lost family...

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Reducing Stress

Reducing Stress

Sponsored By: Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI) Do you procrastinate and then find that you need stress to move you through your day? Has stress affected your health and well being?  Listen as Dr. Randa Anderson at the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute talks with Fr. Chris about the many dangers and traps...

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In Love with Excess

In Love with Excess

Sponsored By: Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI) As we enter the Christmas season, Dr. Randa Anderson, a member of the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute in Chicago, talks with Fr. Chris about our infatuation with excess. With insight into our desire to indulge, they also discuss the benefits of prayer, fasting and almsgiving...

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Help with BASELINE!

Help with BASELINE!

Sponsored By: Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI)   This week on CRTL, Allena Barbato from the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute talks with Fr. Chris about the importance to taking an interest in your child’s interests. Then photographer David DeJonge and Fr. Kordaris talk about an exciting project called BASELINE. Tune in to...

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Good Communication and Relationships, Part 2

Good Communication and Relationships, Part 2

Sponsored By: Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI) http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/CRTL/On_Air/crtl062913wv.mp3   Fr. Chris continues his conversation with Dr. Ary Christofidis of the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute this week. Last week, they discussed the importance of listening, and they are now moving on to some everyday examples of how communication can break down between couples,...

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Good Communication and Relationships

Good Communication and Relationships

Sponsored By: Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI)   Tune in this week to hear the first part of Fr. Chris’ talk with Dr. Ary Christofidis of the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute. Dr. Christofidis talks about the importance and effects of good communication in our relationships today. He also offers practical tips on...

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Parenting

Parenting

Sponsored By: Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI) We’ll continue our monthly theme of New Beginnings with Dr. Randa Anderson of the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute, here to talk with us about the many ways in which parenting offers us the chance to begin again.  But first, we’ll hear from Mary Bochanis, an...

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