Phit for a Queen: A Female Athlete Podcast
Maternal Health during covid with Kara Shelman

Maternal Health during covid with Kara Shelman

October 23, 2020


Kara is a clinically licensed social worker with 10 years’ experience in maternal mental health. The focus of Kara’s work includes pregnancy and postpartum mood-related disorders with a special interest in families struggling through infertility, loss due to miscarriage, stillbirth, or termination of a pregnancy. In addition to individual counseling services, Kara facilitates the “Postpartum Emotional Support Group”, “Pregnancy After Loss”, and “Perinatal Loss Support Group” at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Early in her career, Kara worked in inpatient and residential settings for eating disorders. She has the unique expertise in working with those that struggle with disordered eating, exercise, and body image during the pregnancy and postpartum time.

She addresses maternal health issues at the community level. Her speaking experience includes local and statewide conferences and collaborating with hospitals, colleges, and behavioral health organizations to provide education and trainings about women’s reproductive mental health. If you are interested in hosting Kara you may email her at

So you know she's legit:

Kara graduated from the University of Iowa in 2006 with her Master’s Degree in Public Health where she specialized in Maternal, Child, and Family Health. During that time she worked with Dr. Michael O’Hara and Dr. Scott Stuart- prominent researchers and clinicians in postpartum mood disorders. In 2009 she received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Kansas and in 2014 she received her Certificate of Completion in Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders through Postpartum Support International.

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Girls Running: All You Need to Strive, Thrive, and Run Your Best

Girls Running: All You Need to Strive, Thrive, and Run Your Best

October 9, 2020


Girls Running: All You Need to Strive, Thrive, and Run Your Best

A life-long runner, Elizabeth loves sharing the sport with athletes as a running coach. She prepares people for wide-ranging running adventures with personalized training plans and one-on-one consultations.

Elizabeth works with a variety of individuals, from middle schoolers to master’s athletes, who want to run and/or race on roads, trails, and track. She has experience coaching athletes in a wide range of long-distance events, including the mile, 5k, 10k, half marathon, marathon, 50k, 50 mile, 100k, cross country, and road/trail relays. Elizabeth also specializes in post-injury comebacks, cross-training, and mental preparation. Whether you’re a beginner or experienced runner, Elizabeth works to chase your goals.


Running can shape a young athlete in healthy, positive ways for the rest of her life.

Girls Running offers the guidance and tools girls need to thrive on their running journey, right from the start. With straight talk on training, physiology, menstruation, sports nutrition, a winning mindset, body image issues, gear, team-building, and competition, Girls Running educates and empowers young runners to achieve their potential and love running more.


So you know she's legit:

Since Elizabeth started coaching in 2003, she's worked with a wide range of athletes and abilities. She began coaching high school cross country and track and field teams in and around Portland, Oregon, including Franklin High School.

Elizabeth then dedicated more than two years in various capacities to coaching at the Division I collegiate level, working with Oregon State University and Syracuse University cross country and track teams. At Oregon State, she was an assistant coach for the women’s roster in one of the country’s most competitive conferences. At Syracuse, she assisted the women’s team and was the cross country meet director, planning the Big East Conference Cross Country Championships, among other meets.

Elizabeth has extensive experience directing and coaching at running camps, including Melody Fairchild Running Camp and Steens Mountain High Altitude Running Camp, which offer in-depth youth and high school coaching as well as unique learning opportunities for coaches.


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Intuitive Psychotherapy with Stephanie Roth-Goldberg

Intuitive Psychotherapy with Stephanie Roth-Goldberg

October 2, 2020


Stephanie Roth-Goldberg, the founder of the Intuitive Psychotherapy NYC, is an interactive, psychodynamic psychotherapist. Her clinical areas of specialty include treating eating disorders and disordered eating from a Health at Every Size paradigm. As a weight-inclusive paradigm, HAES guides Stephanie’s work with clients in all aspects, including movement. She is deeply committed to helping individuals in all sizes find a movement practice that feels joyful and affirming.

Using an interpersonal approach Stephanie works with patients to resolve both acute problems and longstanding concerns. She provides a nurturing, non-judgmental environment where you can share your feelings, release stress, and start to feel better. Stephanie offers a sensitive, compassionate, individualized approach to therapy.

Stephanie works with adolescents who are struggling with eating disorders, social concerns, and college preparation anxiety. With adults, Stephanie supports them on a journey to recovery from eating disorders, often working collaboratively with other providers in a supportive, collaborative treatment approach. Stephanie is a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor and believes in the Intuitive Eating, anti-diet model. She is HAES aligned and LBGTQ affirming.


Intuitive Psychotherapy NYC


So you know Adrien's legit:

Certifications & Licenses

  • LCSW-R

  • CEDS

  • Intuitive Eating Counselor

  • “Certified Eating Disorder Specialist from the William Alanson White Institute Eating Disorder, Compulsions, and Addictions program”

  • Certification in Psychoanalysis (2020)


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