2020 Radio Show Archive

2020 Radio Shows

Secondary PTSD created by TOXIC Healthcare or Toxic Providers – January 2020 – Caren Robinson and Kim Justus – Brain Injury Radio

(We will discuss Secondary PTSD created by the healthcare industry/toxic providers. I can’t tell you how many listeners, including myself, have been frustrated by the lack of knowledge or consistency found about brain injury in the “traditional medical model.”  Our injuries alone can leave us with PTSD, but when that’s compounded by those who are tasked with helping us .. Well, that’s just wrong .. How to recognize this dynamic, and how to be our own best advocate will be discussed.

We will also talk about PTSD and TBI as co-morbidities and how to tell them apart. Co-morbity refers to two conditions existing in the same person. Co-morbidity can imply interactions between the illnesses that can worsen the course of both. )

Love, Sex, and TBI – Beyond the Chocolates – February 2020 – Caren Robinson and Kim Justus – Brain Injury Radio

(Discussing the changes in love, sex, relationships, and our sense of self after suffering a brain injury. The dangers that can enter the new aspects of the relationship, and the simple joys we can be empowered to create on our own, or with someone.)

March Madness To Awareness, March is Brain Injury Awareness Month–  March 2020 – Caren Robinson and Kim Justus – Brain Injury Radio

( We are discussing the basics of Brain Injury in an effort to raise up the understanding, as we begin Brain Injury Awareness Month. Among the topics discussed will be: Mindfulness Techniques, Meditation, Positive Psychology, EMDR and other holistic techniques. Building bridges and synapses the Non Pharma way! )

Down the Rabbit Hole During COVID-19 – April 2020 with Caren Robinson and Kim Justus

(We are discussing, reaching out and staying connected during this difficult time in our history. Will provide tips, and avenues of support.  From there, you just never know where that will lead us!)

Recovery Now – May 2020 with Caren Robinson and Kim Justus

(We are discussing Surviving the Virus. Common theme these days, but on people’s minds. So much fluid information changing so quickly, much of it with conflicting messages. We survived a game changing event before .. Here we go again)

The Many Manifestations of Stroke – June 2020 with Caren Robinson and Kim Justus – Brain Injury Radio

(Like many brain injuries, there is so much to be learned and a good share of mis-information out there. We hope to provide a better understanding of the particulars of what various types of strokes entail, to promote awareness and prevention.)

Brain Injury, Impacts, Support Resources & other Matters of the Brain! – July 2020 with Caren Robinson and Kim Justus – Brain Injury Radio

Roads Less Traveled – What We Did on Our Summer Vacation” – Did you go, did you not? Considerations & Confusion on COVID – August 2020 with Caren Robinson and Kim Justus

(gatherings, travel, health, school, politics, masks, contact … Oh my! – We will welcome callers to participate in their COVID experiences.  I know we have heard a LOT about this subject in 2020, but so many things are impacted, it seldom gets too far from our minds. Would appreciate hearing how all of you are coping! Sprinkle that with a bit of healing music & we’ll call it a show!! )

Continuing Cost of Ground Zero – September 2020 with Caren Robinson, Kim Justus and James Ryder

(James T. Ryder is a 20-year Veteran, ow retired, from the NYPD. Prior to his time with the NYPD he served in the United States Marine Corps during the Cold War under Ronald Reagan.

On 9/11 James was assigned to security at Ground Zero for the first 8 days, then was transferred to what is  referred to as the ‘think tank’ of NYPD, the Office of Management, Analysis & Planning (OMAP).  It was there that he was tasked, along with LT Andy Costello and Detective Tom Neal, to build what was known as the DNA Database. This Database was used to identify bodies, body parts, personal property, photographs, employee ID cards and much more.)

Life After Trauma, The Road Back To A Functional and Happy Life – October 2020 with Caren Robinson and Kim Justus

(Life after trauma .. Daunting challenge, like a road trip without the map and no place to stop ask directions! Can you say “Lost?”  Brain Injury and PolyTrauma offer unique challenges of their own, but add lack of access to support, coupled with a trauma induced environment .. Things can start to feel helpless/hopeless. Times like these affect the body, mind and soul, imprinting a memory of the traumatic event(s), that can manifest in many ways. This most often leads to symptoms of PTSD, along with those of the original trauma.

Join Kim and Caren, as they discuss Trauma and the road back to a functional and happy life.)

Honoring Our Veterans – November 2020 with Caren Robinson, Kim Justus, and Beau Hendricks

(Caren and Kim will recognize Veterans Day – Thanks to all our Veterans for your sacrifice and service, and that of your family .. Freedom is Never Free.

Our guest tonight is Veteran, Beau Hendricks. Beau joined the Navy after high school and retired from the military as a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army in 2019. In 2007 he was critically injured in Iraq by a rocket blast. He spent several years on active duty still serving, while recovering from hisTBI, and multiple other bodily injuries. After retiring, Beau has decided to go into coaching resilience. See: beauhendricks.com)

Cognitive Function and TBI – December 2020 with Caren Robinson and Kim Justus

(Kim and Caren will be discussing the Cognitive Issues often associated with traumatic brain injury. Things like cognitive performance, reserve, fatigue & more .. What they mean, signs and symptoms, disease processes that complicate them – Everything you wanted clarity on. So many of us know that “something isn’t right,” but can’t identify it readily after our injuries. In an effort to be our own best advocates, it helps to be versed in what we need. This program will help you identify those difficulties, and talk about tips to help temper them.)

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