Today on the show, I have the amazing Kevin Gilliland, an incredibly talented doctor when it comes to the realm of anxiety, depression, and addiction, especially how it pertains to medication.

About Kevin Gilliland

Dr. Kevin Gilliland, PsyD is a clinical psychologist and Executive Director of Innovation 360. With over 20 years of experience in clinical research and hands‑on counseling, Kevin has helped countless individuals change their lives. He is the go-to expert on all things mental health (depression & anxiety) and addiction. He has been a featured guest on KLTA, KCAL, HLN MichaeLA, Fox, Inside Edition, KDFW Fox, WFAA, FOX 4

Inside this episode, Kevin shares:

  • How we make mental health more convoluted than it actually is
  • Expecting medication to do way more than it can or should
  • Who Kevin is, why he’s so passionate about what he does, and what brought him to this work
  • How to change our relationship with failure
  • Speaking out your anxiety in order to untangle your thoughts
  • The relationship between anxiety and depression
  • How the wellness industry has impacted the rise of disordered eating in men
  • The importance of self-monitoring in today’s social climate
  • Allowing ourselves to sit long enough to listen fully to your body & mind
  • Focusing on the intentionality behind the action rather than the action itself
  • The difference between being motivated by fear versus being motivated by love or desire
  • The importance of accountability in our lives
  • Knowing when to use your ability to hyperfocus and when you need to turn it off

You can find more about Kevin at:

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Meet Samantha Skelly

Samantha Skelly is an entrepreneur, motivational speaker, best-selling author, and emotional eating expert who has revolutionized the weight loss industry by examining the individual and underlying causes of eating disorders. She has shared her mission on an international platform and continues to spread her message and transform the lives of thousands of people through the Phoenix Formula, motivational speaking engagements, the Hungry for Happiness podcast, worldwide international retreats, and her Amazon best-selling book, Hungry for Happiness: One Woman’s Guide From Fighting Food to Finding Freedom.