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The Visit with Dr. Arabia Mollette

The Visit with Dr. Arabia Mollette is a new medical, health and wellness show featuring exciting interviews, medical advice and conversations with everyday people. The show will also touch on Dr. Mollette's life story as a teen mom growing up in the Bronx, losing her child and youngest sister to violence, her experience while training in medical school in Havana, Cuba, and also what led her to becoming a doctor.
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Jul 1, 2019

This episode is made up of triple portions of health advice, faith and love. Bishop T.D. Jakes’ and Mrs. Serita Jakes’ eldest daughter, Pastor Cora Jakes-Coleman, discusses about her struggles with infertility, what she did to overcome and her new book "Ferocious Warrior: Dismantle Your Enemy and Rise."

Jun 17, 2019

On this episode of "The Visit" with special guest, Pastor Carlos Rodriguez from Happy NPO, we are going to take a look at the intersection of religion and mental health.

May 28, 2019

I am excited to bring you three more interviews I conducted at the Essence of Boss conference -- where more than 200 female entrepreneurs to meet for education, networking, and women's empowerment.

  • Teresa Weatherspoon - WNBA All-Star (retired), author, motivational speaker, health and fitness expert
  • J. Bolin - Celebrity Stylist, with clients such as Vivica A. Fox, Emmitt Smith,  Nene Leakes, and Yolanda Adams
  • Rolonda Watts - Emmy and Cable Ace award-nominated journalist, television and radio talk show host, executive producer, actor, voice artist, speaker, humanitarian, comedian, and author.
May 20, 2019

I am excited to bring you three more interviews I conducted at the Essence of Boss conference -- where more than 200 female entrepreneurs to meet for education, networking, and women's empowerment.

  • Selena Hill: award winning multi-media journalist and digital editor at Black Enterprise
  • Xiomara Small: manager of artists and talent relations at Global Citizen.
  • Vanessa Simmons: serial entrepreneur, with her own clothing line, footwear brand, skin care line, and more. She is also the daughter of Hip Hop legend Rev. Run of Run DMC, and the niece of Russell Simmons.
May 13, 2019

I recently had the pleasure of being a part of the Essence of Boss conference, where more than 200 female entrepreneurs to meet for education, networking, and women's empowerment. On this episode of The Visit, I'm going to bring you three of the interviews I conducted from the conference:

  • Jodyann Prendergrast: Essence of a Boss Founder
  • Ebby Antigua: Ebby Magazine Creative Director
  • Vivica A. Fox: actress, author and talk show host
Apr 8, 2019

Did you know that half of Americans suffer from gum disease? Are you or a loved one afraid to visit the dentist? Is your smile nowhere to be seen because you are ashamed of your teeth? Then this is the show for you! Joining me today in honor of Minority Health Awareness Month is celebrity orthodontist Dr. Bobbi Peterson of Aces of Braces in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Today, we'll discuss how to prevent gum disease, tips for better oral hygiene, and what to do to get that star studded smile! Welcome to the Visit!

Mar 18, 2019

There is concrete data that shows social media isn't great for mental health -- but did you know girls suffer more than boys from the negative effects of social media? If you've noticed a change in your daughter, your niece, or your female students' behavior, her online time may be a factor? Joining me today, via Skype, is clinical psychologist, technology wellness and behavioral expert, Dr. Lisa Strohman. We'll discuss how, and why, social media is hurting our girls.

Feb 4, 2019

Do you suspect that your partner is financially cheating on you? Did you recently discovered that your partner has a secret bank account? Did you ever wish that if you hadn't married your spouse, your money would be straight? If so, this is the show for you because with us is America's favorite guru of financial empowerment, and author of Amazon #1 bestseller, "Live Richer Challenge," Tiffany 'The Budgetnista' Aliche! The Budgetnista is here to provide us with tips on how to avoid financial cheating in your relationship!

Sep 18, 2018
The Visit was honored to part of New York Fashion, participating in the wellness lounge and talk series called, "The Psychology of Body and Beauty." This event was held to empower, and educate men and women on how to live their best lives thru beauty, health, and wellness tips, from a variety of beauty influencers and health professionals.
 
In part two of our two part series, Dr. Molette welcomes plastic surgeon Dr. Dana Khuthaila and psychiatrist Dr. Jessica Clemons.
Sep 18, 2018
The Visit was honored to part of New York Fashion, participating in the wellness lounge and talk series called, "The Psychology of Body and Beauty." This event was held to empower, and educate men and women on how to live their best lives thru beauty, health, and wellness tips, from a variety of beauty influencers and health professionals. 
 
In part one of our two part series, we welcome dermatologist Dr. Michelle Henry, skin care line creator Kimo Bentley, and male grooming expert Randy Reed. 
Apr 30, 2018

Beyonce said it best when she sang, Who Runs the World? Girls! ..

Stereotypes of women are widespread in media and society. It's hard to believe but in 2018, there are still television shows that portray women negatively, with continued remarks about the appearance of women in the public eye. Do you ever wonder what can be done to promote the images of women in media without demeaning them? Well this is the show for you.  I’m excited to welcome two guests with established careers in television, who certainly have a lot to say about their experiences as women in media. Sukanya Krishnan is an Emmy Award winning morning news anchor on Good Day Wake Up on Fox TV in New York City. She previously anchored for the PIX Morning News on WPIX in NY. 

Also with us is Nicole Johnson, another Emmy Award winning journalist at PIX 11 in New York. They both have covered many high profile stories including September 11th.

 

This show was recorded live before a studio audience on April 22nd.

Mar 28, 2018

Have you ever dreamed of starting a business but a health diagnosis is stopping you? Have you ever asked yourself "Do you have what it takes to pull it off?" If so, this is the show for you because we are going to talk about how to conquer your dreams of starting a business while living with a chronic illness. With us is Dawn Fitch, Founder & Creator of Pooka Pure and Simple, a natural body product line, and Author of The BLT Natural Kitchen Recipes. As a Multiple Sclerosis survivor, Dawn is a true inspiration to many and will talk about her journey with battling this disease, tips to jumpstart your business plans, and how to become a world class entrepreneur. We are celebrating Women’s History Month! Welcome to the Visit!

Feb 28, 2018

In 2003, I lost one of my youngest sisters to gun violence. My sister was killed 3 weeks after her 19th birthday. It was an incredible blow that my family and I endured. Have you or do you know someone that lost a loved one to gun violence? If so, the unfortunate circumstance surrounding your loss may leave you feeling extremely isolated, alone and suffering. Joining us for episode 15 of The Visit™, "Gun Violence and Lives Shattered…Where do we go from here?",are two very special guests. 

 

Tamika Mallory’s son’s father was fatally shot almost 16 years ago, and this loss led her to become the integral voice for civil rights. She is a  Civil Rights leader, anti-violence advocate, entrepreneur and one of the masterminds behind such historic events: The Women’s March on Washington, Gun Violence Awareness Month Initiative and NYC’s Crisis Management System targeting gun violence prevention. 

 

Mysonne “The N.Y. General” is an independent, Bronx-based MC. On 10/11/2017, Mysonne did a powerful freestyle at the BET Awards Hip Hop Cypher. Besides his introspective style and brutally honest lyrics, he has been known to be one of the most outspoken voices against gun violence and police brutality. After spending seven years in prison, he has proven that struggles can make us stronger. 

Feb 13, 2018

Love is always top of the list for New Year's resolutions. Will you agree? But for so many it is an endless battle. Some people find it easy to fall in love, and maybe for you, not so much? Do you or someone you know believe loving a person can be extremely difficult, especially if there are past traumatic experiences, fear of commitment or picking up the pieces from a recent heartbreak? If so, this is the show for you because I'm excited to have two guests from our previous podcast on Sex, Singleness and Seeking Your Soulmate! Chamin Ajjan, Psychotherapist, NYC Big Book Award winner, and author of "Seeking Soulmate: Ditch Dating Distress and Find Real Connection, as well as Pervis Taylor, Award-Winning Celebrity Life Coach and co-author of "Single Man Married Man." Also with us today is Damon Avinger. He is a Community activist, licensed Master Social Worker of 6 years and host a weekly internet radio show called “The Average Savage Show” where they talk about relationships, sex and life from a man’s perspective. This show is part of our live recorded Valentine's Day Brunch podcast, and will focus on sexual health, trauma, self-love, entering and re-entering the dating world, and overall relationships! Let's get you right and ready for love in 2018. Welcome to the Visit!

Jan 11, 2018

Do you know that cannabis is the oldest known psychotropic drug in the world? Are you or do you know someone that suffers from chronic pain and are interested in using medical marijuana? If so, this is the show for you because we'll speak with Dr. Nefertiti Brown, Breast Surgical Oncologist and one of Los Angeles’ top Cannabis Physicians; as well Chanda Macias, PhD, a Biomedical Research Scientist and 1 of 7 African American business owners in the cannabis industry. Learn how they are treating patients from all across the country. Welcome to The Visit!

Dec 11, 2017

Do you know that African American women are more likely to develop aggressive breast cancers and 40% more likely to die from the disease?  Are you or do you know someone that is a breast cancer survivor? In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness, today we’ll talk with special guest and board certified Breast Surgical Oncologist, Dr. Vivian Jolley, about the importance of genetic screening for breast cancer, importance of early detection for women of color and why more women of color should consider getting screened. Also we will talk with my dear friend, Lizette Garcia McKoy, of her personal journey as a breast cancer survivor. 

Dec 4, 2017

Love the idea of cooking healthier meals for your children at your doctor’s office? Are you or someone you know are looking for programs to help you shop, prep and make nutritious meals for your children? If so, this is the show for you because with us today is board certified Pediatrician in Fredericksburg, VA and founder of The Doctor Yum Project, Dr. Nimali Fernando. Dr. Fernando empowers families with information on illness prevention through a healthy diet by allowing her patients and their families the opportunity to step up their culinary skills in a kitchen located inside her clinic. Welcome to the Visit!!!!

Sep 20, 2017

Love the idea of cooking healthier meals for you and/or your family, but not enough time to do it? If so, this is the show for you because with us today is Celebrity Chef, Community Activist and Entrepreneur, Alexia "Chef Lex" Grant, owner of Newark, NJ-based “Eat Me Up Cuisine.” She has made delicious meals for clients including LaLa Anthony, Angela Simmons, Marc John Jeffries, Malcolm Jenkins and more. ChefLex also provides tips on on how to make simple, quick and healthy meals in our busy lives. Welcome to the Visit!!!!

Aug 16, 2017

Did you know that one in every 15 Americans practices yoga? And according to a 2012 Yoga Journal study, more than four-fifths of them are white? Crystal McCreary, a Black Yoga Practitioner in NYC talks about the benefits of Yoga and the lack of diversity within the Yoga community. She discusses her mission to bring wellness to underserved, urban communities, and combat the toxic stress that too frequently leads to severe health issues and death.

Aug 7, 2017

Did you know that Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in our country? With suffering from severe acute depression, bipolar disorder and panic attacks, we will talk with ex-NBA Chicago Bulls cheerleader and published Random House author, Erika J. Kendrick, about her struggles with mental illness and how the voices in her head almost encouraged her to commit suicide...and she even tried but survived. Also we will talk with Psychiatrist, Dr. Byron Young, about suicide and mental illness. Learn "How Not Lose to your Happy."

Jun 23, 2017

With the tragic deaths of young men like Kalief Browder and calls for the reform of the criminal justice system, we discussed Mental Health in the Prison System with community activist and entrepreneur, Shabaka Shakur, who was wrongfully imprisoned for a crime he did not commit, as well as Dr. Brickell Quarles, Clinical Psychologist, Rikers Island & Founder, urbanLEAP. Shakur shares his experience of keeping his mental health intact while fighting for his freedom. Dr. Quarles provides advice for formerly incarcerated individuals, and affected families. 

May 15, 2017

Hip Hop's Chronic Disease: DIABETES. Former Yo! MTV Raps co-host Doctor Dre gives an exclusive interview about his biggest fight - type 2 diabetes and blindness. Hear his plans to use his radio and television platforms to raise awareness within our community.

Apr 3, 2017

Think you know everything about your Vagina? From pampering, protecting and keeping your vajayjay happy, we talk with Dr. Lisa Mcleod, a top NYC Obstetrician & Gynecologist about ALL those embarrassing topics you may be scared to discuss with your doctor, mom, sister, or friends. We break down sexual health, ditching douching and common misconceptions about what you should to do to maintain a healthy vagina. Let's talk!

Mar 6, 2017

Is Hip Hop facing a health crisis? We talk with Choppa Zoe -  the star character "Damon" in the critically-acclaimed web series  Money and Violence and South Florida's Hottest Hip Hop Artist - about the battle with losing weight, sedentary lifestyles plaguing the Hip Hop community, and how to balance a music & acting career while maintaining your health.

Feb 24, 2017

Want your skin to have the million dollar glow? One of NYC's top dermatologists Dr. Michelle Henry joins us to discuss the importance of a healthy lifestyle and the story our skin tells us about our overall health. Learn about the benefits of drinking water, the 5-minute bath, alopecia, skin cancer prevention and the advantages/disadvantages of coconut oil for the hair.

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