“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 2: 2009 ACT Interviews

Page 3: 2010 Washoe County Schools & Healthcare Interviews
Page 5: 2010-2011 Addictions Recovery
Page 6: 2012 Healthy Living

Current Page: 2008 Counseling & Mental Health Interviews

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"Addressing Financial Distress & Holiday Stress"
Tom Lavin MFT, LADC
"Helping Couples Address Conflict"
Dr. Alan Fruzzetti, Psychologist
Author: High Conflict Couples

"Treating Dual Disorders"

Sharon Dollarhide LCSW, LADC

"Police Crisis Intervention and the Mental Health Court"

Officer Patrick O'Bryan
Sharon Dollarhide, LCSW, LADC


"Recovery From Addiction and Mental Illness"
Peggy Kamper, APN
Edward Anthony Rodriguez



"How People Can Change Their Lives"
Dr. Tom Harrison, Ph.D., MFT
Author: Consultation for Contemporary Helping Professionals


"Addressing Mental Health Issues"

Roz Reynolds, Administrator
Sam McCord, Nurse Manager

Joe Tyler, President, NV NAMI



"Optimism and Positive Life Change"

Kay Riehm, LCSW
Alex Pipitone

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