How do you handle emotions after brain injury? What are some ways to help? Let's talk about it!
This week on Hope Survives | Brain Injury Podcast, Cristabelle is joined by Rebecca Quinn & Carly Endres from the North Dakota Brain Injury Network for a conversation about emotional dysregulation as it relates to brain injury. We cover some common "tells" including outbursts and overstimulation, the cognitive behavioral spiral, the importance of mindfulness, and encouragement for both caregivers and survivors.
Season 2 - Episode 3
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Thank you to NDBIN for providing Emotional Dysregulation Tip Sheets for our audience!
2:21 Why this topic?
7:50 Introducing Rebecca & Carly
14:35 Emotions after Brain Injury
16:23 Cognitive Symptom Inventory Info
20:40 Emotional Dysregulation
26:20 “Tells” - Outbursts & Overstimulation
32:35 Cognitive Behavioral Spiral
37:03 Giving Permission to Yourself
43:27 Healing is Physical and Emotional
49:55 Little Steps for Improvement
MEET OUR GUESTS:
Rebecca Quinn has served as the program director for the North Dakota Brain Injury Network for the past 15 years. NDBIN has been working throughout North Dakota toward raising awareness of brain injury prevention. NDBIN staff provide information through outreach and education, referral services, peer support, and more. Rebecca is honored to be able to work with others so passionate about brain injury and in her spare times she enjoys knitting and watching her cats watch squirrels.
Carly Endres is an outreach coordinator for the North Dakota Brain Injury Network at the Center for Rural Health at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences. In this position, Carly works on developing, implementing, and managing program initiatives for NDBIN, as well as developing, promoting, and implementing NDBIN educational activities. Carly previously worked with Grand Forks Public Schools as a special education strategist in the Intellectual Disabilities Program at Schroeder Middle School. Originally from Grand Forks, North Dakota, Carly earned a bachelor of science degree in elementary education and master's degree in special education at UND. In July 2019, she became a certified brain injury specialist. She is
currently pursuing a doctorate in educational practice and leadership with a specialization in special education at UND.
Connect with NDBIN at: ndbin.org
Cristabelle Braden is an award winning singer/songwriter, keynote speaker, podcast host, brain injury survivor & advocate.
About This Podcast
Have you or a loved one experienced a traumatic brain injury, stroke, concussion, or ABI? This podcast is for you. Sharing hope, support, and education for brain injury survivors, caregivers, and families. Hosted by award-winning TBI survivor, advocate, and singer/songwriter Cristabelle Braden, this is an uplifting podcast to bring hope to your darkest days. Subscribe and stay tuned for messages of encouragement, interviews with professionals, and survivor stories.
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