Episodes

LCSW Caitlin Billings successfully battles her own Bipolar and PTSD while running a thriving practice

Oct. 6, 2022

Caitlin Billings, author of the memoir In Our Blood, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with a thriving practice in the San Francisco bay area. After her seventh involuntary psychiatric hold in hospital, Caitlin que…

Sharing your disability with others empowers success with Ruth Rathblott

Oct. 4, 2022

Ruth Rathblott, former CEO of a non-profit, TedX speaker and author of Singlehandedly. Learning to Unhide and Embrace Connection was born with a limb difference that impacted her left hand. Ruth’s definition of success is so…

Writer Larry Berger overcomes depression and Scitzo effective disorder to self-publish books

Sept. 29, 2022

Self-published author of Instant Poetry (just add words) Larry Berger discusses how he uses writing as a coping mechanism to overcome depression from Scitzo effective disorder.

Successfully living with invisible disabilities with Amber Myren

Sept. 27, 2022

Amber Myren, founder of Myren Education and a high school history teacher discusses success with Scoliosis, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, POTS and PTSD

Visually Disabled

We can see without sight with Imbar Golt

Sept. 22, 2022

Imbar Golt, public speaker, writer, healer, spiritual coach, and mentor who has been blind since birth, chats with Chris about how we can successfully “see” without having sight.

Mandy Edwards Beautiful Chaos over ADHD, Bipolar and more

Sept. 20, 2022

Mandy Edwards is homeschooling her three children – a daughter who has Bipolar and ADHD, a son who is level 2 autistic and transgendered while overcoming her Bipolar, ADHD and general anxiety.

Senior Director of Development for a nonprofit and visually impaired Michael Wojcik

Sept. 12, 2022

Michael Wojcik, Senior Director of Development for the American Red Cross and visually impaired discusses his work with the Red Cross, share his experiences growing up visually impaired and the many ways the Red Ross helps t…

Self-Employed Life Coach

Shane Thrapp, life coach helps create systems to overcome ADHD

Sept. 6, 2022

Shane Thrapp discusses getting diagnosed with adult ADHD and how to overcome the chaos from ADHD with order.

Self-Employed

Win Charles and overcoming multiple disabilities

Aug. 30, 2022

Win Charles discusses her life and how she is overcoming Cerebral Palsy, Asthma, PTSD, SCI, Scoliosis, and a Brain Injury.

Author Speaker Surgeon Medical Professional

Surgeon, Founder, Author, and Speaker Samantha Pillay

Aug. 23, 2022

Dr. Samantha Pillay, a Urological Surgeon with bilateral congenital hip dysplasia shares how she uses distractions to overcome the pain to achieve her goals in her professional and personal lives.

Self-Employed

Above and Beyond (disabilities) with Anthony Frisina

Aug. 16, 2022

Anthony Frisina, founder of his own brand Above & Beyond, shares how he has created success and what needs to be done to make the world more inclusive for other disabled people.

Self-Employed Author Educator

Founder of Acorn cottage press with CF Kathrine Lockwood

Aug. 9, 2022

Katherine Lockwood, author of Why Me Mama, shares how she did not allow a denied ADA accommodation to stop her from become the founder of Acorn cottage press

Author Construction

Success over ADHD and Lazy Eye with Charles Chadwick Jr.

Aug. 2, 2022

Charles Chadwick, author of Chadwick’s College Checklist discusses how he was able to overcome his ADHD and a lazy eye to write 2 books.

Author Life Coach

Deaf Queen Boss Kellina Powell author of Everyday I am Just Deaf

July 25, 2022

The Deaf Queen Boss, Kellina Powell, discuses her book Everyday I am Just Deaf: Life in the Hearing World with Deaf Queen Boss, working in a shipping warehouse and her life coaching business.

Author

An Impossible Life with Sonja Wasden

July 18, 2022

Sonja Wasden, author of An Impossible Life and a survivor of a suicide attempt, speaks about her book and how she is creating success in her life by overcoming Bipolar I, obsessive compulsive disorder and an anxiety disorder.

Fortune 500 Employee

Success in a Fortune 500 company and visually impaired With Emily Price

July 11, 2022

Emily Price, an Associate Communications Specialist for a fortune 500 company, shares how she created success with a visual impairment.

Educator

Teacher’s aide and author overcoming autism with Kristina Desjardins

July 4, 2022

Kristina Desjardins, author of Autism: Life in the Prism shares her experiences as a successful author and teachers’ aide who lives with autism.

Entertainer

Working in theater with a spinal cord injury with Regan Linton

June 27, 2022

Regan Linton, a Freelance Theatre Artist – Actor, Director, Writer, Educator, Advocate and lives a full life with a spinal cord injury shares how she is successfully advocating for more inclusion of the disabled in the perfo…

Finding Success and Living with a Rare Disease with Jay Trivedi

June 21, 2022

Jay Trivedi shares how a person can successfully live independently with CCHS aka Ondine’s Curse, a rare disease.

Driving with Autism with Andrew Arboe

June 13, 2022

Andrew Arboe from Driving with Autism discusses the challenges autistic people face behind the wheel and how he acquired his driver’s license.

Advocate

Successful and living with a rare disease with Nico Meyering

June 7, 2022

Nico Meyering, advocate for the disabled with CCHS, discusses life with a rare disease and the importance of every person the disabled community advocating for themselves

Successful and disABLED Podcast Trailer

May 31, 2022

Trailer for the Successful and disABLED podcast, a podcast that wills hare the secret sauce and the life hacks every disabled person needs to know to succeed.