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The MelindaJoy Hour

Saturdays 5-6 PM

I am a native New Mexican, born and raised in Clovis, on land homesteaded by my paternal grandfather.

I am a psychotherapist, in private practice here in Santa Fe, as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor.  I am a graduate of Southwestern College and Eastern New Mexico University.  I have experience working with the NM State Legislature, local government and private nonprofit.

I am passionate about the mental health care needs of the people of this state, with a mission in mind for this show, to actively, advocate for those needs.

Saturday,
Jul 11, 2020

Rabbi Neil Amswych Joins Melinda Joy to Discuss Faith & Mental Health in A Time of Civil Unrest

Saturday,
Jul 4, 2020

Ken Hendricks Joins Melinda Joy to Discuss The Impacts of The Covid 19 Crisis & Social Unrest Globally

Saturday,
Jun 20, 2020

Join me in conversation this week, for the second time, with Richard Leirer, Master Teacher of Qi Gong and Tai Chi and learn about his practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Saturday,
Jun 13, 2020

Join me this week for Part 2 of my conversation with Jason Baldes, Tribal Bison Coordinator for the National Wildlife Federation.

Saturday,
Jun 6, 2020

Join me this week in conversation (part 1) with Jason Baldes, from the Wind River Reservation, about his work as the Tribal Bison Coordinator for the National Wildlife Federation.

Sunday,
May 31, 2020

Join me this week in conversation with my young friend, Isaiah Delgado Flores, about the issue of suicide.

Saturday,
May 23, 2020

Join me this week, in conversation with my friend and colleague, Dan Best, LPCC LMFT as we discuss family systems therapy.

Saturday,
May 16, 2020

Join me once again in conversation with my friend and colleague, Dr. Sarah Blalock, Ph.D.  This week we discuss the exponential impacts of training parents to use the tools of Play Therapy.

Saturday,
May 9, 2020

Join me this week, in conversation with my friend and colleague, Reverend Harry Eberts, III, pastor of a local church and Co-president of New Mexicans Against Gun Violence.

Saturday,
May 2, 2020

Join me in conversation with returning guest, will pattison.

Saturday,
Apr 25, 2020

This week we’ll play some great tunes and chat just a bit about maintaining wellness during the current health crisis.  We’ll be playing songs from The Innocence Mission again, as well as Pink Martini

Saturday,
Apr 18, 2020

Join me as my friend, Brandy Angelique, shares her story of life after a traumatic spinal injury she sustained about 13 years ago.

Saturday,
Apr 11, 2020

Join me in conversation with my friend and colleague, Dr. Ann Filemyr, President of Southwestern College here in Santa Fe.

Saturday,
Apr 4, 2020

Join me this week, in conversation with my colleague, Diana Lightmoon.  Our discussion centers around various facets of the current health crisis and its effects.

Saturday,
Mar 28, 2020

My gift to you on ”The MelindaJoy Hour” this week is a special episode featuring music by “The Innocence Mission” and readings from John O’Donohue’s book “To Bless the Space Between Us”.

Saturday,
Mar 21, 2020

Join me, this week,  in conversation with Barak Wolff, retired public health professional and advocate for aid in dying.

Saturday,
Mar 14, 2020

Join me again in conversation with my friends, Stephanie West and Lily O’Leary.  This week we discuss the intricacies of living with Lymphedema and Lipedema.

Saturday,
Mar 7, 2020

Join me once again in conversation with my friend and colleague, Nathaniel Lukas. This week we discuss various issues and legalities around the appropriate training of Emotional Support Animals.

Saturday,
Feb 29, 2020

Join me in conversation with friend and colleague Eileen Joyce, who describes her work as a Grief Recovery Specialist.

Saturday,
Feb 22, 2020

Join me in conversation with Ken Hendricks, Community Service Representative from Home Instead Senior Care, as we discuss supporting our elders in various ways.

Saturday,
Feb 15, 2020

Join me in conversation with Miranda Viscoli from New Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence as we discuss Senate Bill #5, which is coming before the State House of Representatives

Saturday,
Feb 1, 2020

Join me in conversation with my friend and colleague, Nathaniel Lukas as we reprise the very first episode of “The MelindaJoy Hour”.

Saturday,
Jan 25, 2020

Join me in conversation with author and life coach, Marilyn O’Leary about her new book ~ How to be a Widow~.

Saturday,
Jan 18, 2020

Join me in conversation with my friend and colleague, Dana Dean, MA LMHC as we discuss various aspects of the practice of psychotherapy.