Mental Note Podcast

We are excited to share with you Mental Note, our Eating Recovery Center & Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center podcast that highlights both the work and the beauty of mental health recovery. Our stories span a variety of mental illness struggles and we introduce you to relatable personalities with in-depth conversations into how they chose health amidst daunting illnesses. At the end of it all, this podcast provides hope that recovery is possible—and worth it. We hope you find are inspired by these real-life stories. Enjoy!

Mental Note Podcast Episodes

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Getting Feely - Embracing Emotions

Have you ever been told that you’re too emotional? Or felt the need to hide your heart in order to be accepted and productive? Community builder and…

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Fat in a Thin World: Weight Inclusivity

Have you ever wondered why our culture treats fat and fat bodies with such vehement scorn? What about the experiences of people who are fat? What does…

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Thriving as a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP)

Have you ever noticed that you simply notice more? Therapist, author, consultant, and Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) April Snow wants you to know that…

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Unlocking Radical Authenticity

Have you ever felt like the real you - the one that exists deep, deep down - is not aligned with how you live your life? What would it be like to let…

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Anxiety, Depression & Coming of Age as a Dreamer

Mario Gonzalez moved to the United States when he was only three years old as the son of undocumented immigrants who followed seasonal harvests up and…

Meet the Host: Ellie Pike, MA, LPC

Ellie Pike is the Sr. Manager of Alumni/Family/Community Outreach at Eating Recovery Center and Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center. Over the years, she creatively combined her passions for clinical work with education and resources. She worked as an outpatient therapist for adolescent girls and women and in addition, she served as an Adjunct Professor for 5 years at Elon University. Ellie’s true love (besides her husband, toddler, dog and chickens) is listening to and sharing stories. 

Email: [email protected]

Ellie Pike, MA, LPC

Where to Listen

Mental Note is available here on our website, as well as via most major podcasting apps and platforms. Just search for Mental Note and start exploring! While you're there, please consider leaving us a short review or story about how Mental Note has helped you on your recovery or mental health education journey. We would love to hear from you! 

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Be brave. Be authentic. Share your truth. The funny thing is, this message is exactly what I encourage others to do as a therapist and podcast host. But when I’m faced with the reality of saying what I really want to say, I clam up and get fearful of the outcome. In the words of author, Cheryl Strayed, 'Bravery is acknowledging your fear and doing it anyway.

Ellie Pike, Host of Mental Note

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