“New Skills for Living”:
a health education television show
dedicated to healing and wholeness in our community.

--Since its inception in 1995, the mission of this KOLOTV community service show
   has been to provide health information that supports individuals and families
   in living healthy, meaningful lives.

--Psychotherapist/EAP Counselor Tom Lavin is the creator, producer and host
   of “New Skills for Living”.

--The guests who appear on “New Skills…” are experts from the
   diverse fields of medicine, psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy,
   nursing, addictions treatment, healthcare administration, human resources, law
   enforcement and other professionals who are dedicated to healing and wholeness
   in our community.
   Frequently, guests also include individuals and families who share their
   experience, strength and hope in dealing with/transcending health challenges.

Below: click on each individual show you would like to watch:
-- each interview/show is about 16-22 minutes long.

Page 1: 2013 Healthy Living
Page 3: 2010 Washoe County Schools & Healthcare Interviews
Page 4: 2008 Counseling & Mental Health Interviews
Page 5: 2010-2011 Addictions Recovery
Page 6: 2012 Healthy Living

Current Page: 2009 ACT Interviews

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1. Children: Autism
2. Overeating
Nanni Presti, M.D., Ph.D.
Stopping Smoking
Jonathan Bricker, Ph.D.
Happy Couples
Robyn Walser, Ph.D.
Author: The Mindful Couple
Addressing Post Traumatic Stress
Victoria Follette, Ph.D.
Author: Finding Life Beyond Trauma
Using ACT in Daily Life
Steven Hayes, Ph.D., Psychologist
Author: Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life

1. Stopping Smoking

2. Nutrition Counseling"
Amy Kahn, M.D., MPH
Peggy Nipp, MS, RD

1. Addressing Substance Abuse

2. Addressing Weight Issues"
Barbara Kohlenberg, Ph.D., UNR
Lindsay B. Fletcher, M.A., UNR


"Acceptance & Commitment Therapy"

Addressing Chronic Illness
Dr. Steven Hayes, Psychologist
Author: Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life


"ACT: Addressing Obesity"
Jason Lillis, Ph.D.
University of Nevada



"ACT: Diabetes Prevention/Intervention"
Amy Kahn, MD, MPH
Peggy Nipp, MS, RD

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