Tune into WPVM FM 103.7 on February 15th, 2016, to hear an interview with AIM teacher Jim Stratton as he discusses how we can use meditative practices to understand and minimize the symptoms of depression. Jim will be interviewed on the A Mindful Emergence radio show.
About Jim Stratton
In addition to being a teacher at AIM, Jim is a seasoned clinician who has worked as a counselor and consultant for the last 26 years. He has consulted on mental health and addiction issues for Wells Fargo, Delta Airlines and Procter and Gamble, and he had his own counseling practice in Tampa, Florida.
In his role as an employee assistance counselor, Jim offers individual counseling, facilitated trainings, and presentations on addiction, depression, families, and life transitions. At AIM, Jim developed and teaches a class series, titled Mindfulness and Depression, in which mindfulness meditation and self-compassion practices are employed to ease depressive symptoms. Jim has also been actively involved in the recovery community for 37 years.
About the A Mindful Emergence Radio Show
The A Mindful Emergence Radio Show is a weekly broadcast providing an in-depth and informative look at the application of mindfulness to the worlds of addiction recovery, trauma relief, and compassionate self-care.
The show is hosted by Eddie LeShure and Margaret Kirschner. Eddie is an AIM teacher as well as a Registered Substance Abuse Counselor, a Certified Peer Support Specialist, and a NAMI Family Support Group Facilitator. Margaret is a Certified Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Therapist (E-RYT 500) as well as a Certified Prenatal Yoga Teacher, and a Certified Birth Doula.
Listen to the Radio Show
WPVM FM is a commercial-free, listener-supported, volunteer-programmed FM radio station located in downtown Asheville, North Carolina. You can listen to the show in the following ways:
- On the radio: If you’re within broadcast range, tune in to 103.7 on your radio dial, Mondays, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
- Online streaming: Go to wpvmfm.org and play the Listen Live! audio player, Mondays, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
- Mobile app; Download the TuneIn app to your mobile device and listen to live broadcasts or to archived shows.
- Archived shows: Go to the A Mindful Emergence page on WPVM’s website and scroll down to view and listen to past shows.