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The Dr. Dodd Podcast
The Dr. Dodd Podcast

The Dr. Dodd Podcast

Dr. Dodd provides the unique integration of being well trained in Theology and Psychology/Counseling. This podcast comes as an extension of his many years of ongoing ministry... of private practice Christian counseling, public speaking (holding both conferences and workshops), and consulting work with private corporations. Through a powerful combination, that utilizes his training in theology and psychology, as well as real life experience...each podcast is an effort to encourage, provide hope, inform and challenge individuals with grounded, insightful and practical principles. "It is simply an effort to help individuals navigate everyday struggles, issues and relationships that can often be very difficult and challenging. All of this...to bring honor and glory to God!"

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Ep. 17: Thankfulness...WHY Is It So Important??

11/25/2020

Are you finding that it is getting more and more difficult to be thankful? For so many, if they look just at their circumstances...job loss, financial set back, lives lost, relationships suffering, it seems so hard to be thankful! In this episode Dr. Dodd, from both the emotional and physiological perspective, tells us WHY God desires that we experience gratitude even in the most difficult of times. Dr. Dodd not only helps us understand the WHY but provides some very practical tips on how to achieve the state of being thankful!    

Previous Episodes

Ep 16: Watch Out for Stinkin' Thinkin'!!

11/18/2020
00:21:54
Have you recently been in a "foul" mood and not know why?? Have you spent time around someone that is nothing but negative, pessimistic, and generally no fun to be around? It seems that they are against everything...doubt everything (including themselves) and live in constant fear! In this episode Dr. Dodd discusses that idea of Negative Automatic Thoughts. He emphasizes, that when a negative thought is left unchallenged your mind will embrace it as truth and then the body will react to it. Join Dr. Dodd as he highlights some of the more common automatic negative thoughts, how to challenge or push against them! New episodes come out every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Ep 15: What Do You Really Believe?

11/11/2020
00:20:28
Have you ever felt stuck in a pattern that you keep repeating a behavior or make a decision that you really want to change, but it seems almost impossible to do so?! Even though the consequences are usually negative and defeating! In this episode, Dr. Dodd challenges you to examine what you really believe, looking at the matter of core beliefs...beliefs that guide our behavior, how we perceive ourselves, and life situations. These core beliefs are what we look through, our filter, as we do life...including our decision making! New episodes come out every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Ep 14: The Challenge...Doing versus Being

11/4/2020
00:16:46
In this episode, Dr. Dodd invites you to join him on a discussion regarding the struggle that is encountered almost every day in people's lives. The struggle is about understanding and living in, the critical difference between "doing and being." Doing, simply put, is all the things we do...it's the hands and feet kind of stuff. It's tied in closely with activity, accomplishments, and tangible things. Being, on the other hand, is much deeper. It relates to character...who we are. It has more to do with intangibles...it's more about heart and attitude. It's about who we become or are on the inside. New episodes every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!
In this episode, Dr. Dodd "walks around" the whole matter of forgiving ourselves. Oh man! What a challenge...it usually seems impossible! This struggle is SO common in individual lives today. There is the belief that "the offense I've committed is "unpardonable!" Dr. Dodd shares what he believes are some of the psychological/emotional hurdles, as well as, what to do!!! It starts with giving yourself permission, to begin the journey of self-forgiveness. New episodes every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!
In this episode, Dr. Dodd continues his series on Forgiveness and ask the question, "What other choice do we really have, but to forgive? There really is not another way to deal effectively with the issues of the past." Forgiveness doesn't just happen, and the idea of "it will work itself out" is so common in our world today. The idea of just "stuffing it" or not dealing with the transgression that needs forgiving, is not forgiveness and solves nothing. The hurt, anger, and resentment associated with unforgiveness, are not gone...they are just waiting to be experienced again, often coming out "sideways!" New episodes come out every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Ep 11: Forgive and Forget...Really!? (Series Continued)

10/14/2020
00:17:00
In this episode, Dr. Dodd examines/challenges one of the most hurtful, defeating, confusing, impossible misperceptions of all...the notion or belief of Forgive and Forget. In fact, there are events, people, and situations that we should forgive...but remember! But, the meaning of the memory changes. Dr. Dodd also discusses the relationship between forgiveness and reconciliation, that forgiveness doesn't always mean that you have to have a relationship with "that person". New episodes come out every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!
In this episode, Dr. Dodd continues his series on Forgiveness by examining the misperception, particularly in Christendom, that you must "quickly let go" of the anger associated with the hurt and pain of an offense. In fact...anger is a necessary part of the journey of forgiving. The deep hurt, the wounds, often appear impossible to forgive! There are a lot of emotions to process, to work through. Anger is a part of the grieving and eventually coming to terms with the offense. Dr. Dodd offers some practical advice on how to process the anger and how God is so faithful in the journey! New episodes come out every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!
In this episode Dr. Dodd begins a series on an incredibly misunderstood doctrine...Forgiveness. He challenges us all as he shares and helps us work through some of the more common misperceptions regarding forgiveness, the WHY's of forgiveness, how to begin and eventually get to the place of forgiving. He shares his own journey regarding the struggle of forgiving and why God requires this of all believers. Dr. Dodd looks at the benefit of forgiving from a physical, emotional and spiritual perspective...in his own unique style of directness, humor and spiritual insight. New episodes come out every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Ep 8: A Believer Dealing with Stress

9/23/2020
00:15:26
In this episode Dr. Dodd discusses how there are various ways the believer deals with the stress of life, when we believe that the demands of life are greater than our resources to meet them. Do you struggle with trying to navigate life and its demands on your own strength and ability? Listen as Dr. Dodd challenges us to discover a new approach to doing life, in partnership with God. New episodes come out every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Ep 7: What's on Your List of Impossibilities?

9/16/2020
00:18:27
In this episode Dr. Dodd asks the question, what's on your list of impossibilities and how did it get there? How do you decide that something is impossible? What happens to you when you decide it's impossible? As a result, do you struggle with feelings of helplessness and often ask the question, "Why Try?" Dr. Dodd wants us, using the story of the "feeding of the five thousand," to remember that our task is to give God our best and KNOW that He will give us His best! New episodes come out every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Ep 6: The Difference Between a Mistake and a Choice

9/9/2020
00:16:24
In this episode, Dr. Dodd explores the difference between a mistake and a choice and why often, the words "I'm sorry," just doesn't seem to have any effect. The importance of knowing the difference and how each should be handled (to bring understanding and resolution) is discussed in his own unique style and presentation! New episodes come out every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Ep 5: Establishing Your Self-Boundaries

9/1/2020
00:21:43
In this episode, Dr. Dodd discusses six (6) major areas of an individual's life and encourages listeners to consider/decide what will be acceptable, tolerable, allowed in each of those ...and what will not. He emphasizes that this is an important piece of the journey in defining one's self, and in turn not allowing that definition to be done by the environment, by others, or by circumstances. New episodes come out every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Ep 4: Living with Covid

8/26/2020
00:19:12
In this episode, Dr. Dodd tackles the subject of loss (relational, financial, etc.) and grieving during Covid. It is an effort to help families, couples, individuals make sense of where they are emotionally during this very difficult time. Several very practical suggestions are offered, in an effort to help work through the grief associated with Covid. New episodes come out every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Ep 3: Relationship Vulnerability and Connectedness

8/19/2020
00:18:57
In this episode, Dr. Dodd challenges (particularly men!) individuals to consider the importance of being relationally vulnerable/connected. A discussion of what it means to be vulnerable, in this context, and several of the necessary steps to be taken in the path of becoming more emotionally connected. New episodes come out every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Ep 2: The Performance Based Mindset

8/12/2020
00:15:47
In this episode, Dr. Dodd challenges the popular belief of "you are what you do." If you struggle with understanding who you are or where you fit in, the episode offers a unique perspective and practical help on your journey of identity, self-discovery and self-worth. New episodes come out every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Ep 1: Connecting Through Covid

8/5/2020
00:17:23

In this episode, Dr. Dodd discusses the topic of emotional distancing which has developed as a result of social distancing. If you are feeling alone, isolated, and frustrated during this time of uncertainty, this episode offers very practical tips on how to stay emotionally connected. New episodes come out every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one! 

Ep 0: Introduction To The Dr. Dodd Podcast

8/3/2020
00:02:17
What If you could get the brutal honesty of an expert like Dr. Phil, combined with the caring heart of a Godly man? Now you can, introducing the Dr. Dodd podcast! This comes as an extension of his many years of ministry through his private Christian counseling practice and public speaking and workshops. Every week you'll have access to Dr. Dodd's insightful and practical principles to help you navigate everyday struggles, issues and relationships. The first episode starts August 5, subscribe now so you never miss a Wednesday release!