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I'll Take A Shot At That!

A podcast for thinkers, wanderers, and drink'n'ponderers!

We'll be slip sliding thru life's experiences greased up by the world's favorite social lubricant delivered in its most unadulterated form, schnaps!

Oct 29, 2019

Demetris Nicolaides is a Counselling Psychologist (MSc) who lives in Leipzig and provides mental health support to expats in English and Greek.

He implements a wide range of scientifically proven therapeutic methods to encourage self-awareness among clients and help them adopt healthier patterns of thinking, improve emotional regulation and develop personal coping strategies which bring a positive impact on feelings and behavior towards different life situations.

His therapeutic style is eclective utilizing various theoretical approaches such as psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, person-centered and solution-focused, depending on the presenting problem and what works best for the client. A key component to his practice is in developing a compassionate, authentic and collaborative therapeutic relationship with his clients and assisting them in exploring the past, creating peace in the present and feeling hope for the future.

Areas of interest include anxiety, depression, life transitions and adjustments, cultural conflicts, somatic disorders, obsessive-compulsive behaviors, trauma, addiction, anger management, personality disorders, relationship challenges, and parenting skills.

On this episode, we are drinking LSM Mintz °9 - A total of nine botanical specialties, including wormwood and raspberry spirit, ensure a full body and fruitiness. In combination with our herbal extracts as well as the in-house manufactory Vodka, a composition arises, which stands out from the classical Pfeffi. Enjoying the mint ° 9 at room temperature in small sips, unfolds its complex character, on ice it becomes fresh and clear. As a short he is almost too good.

Especially important for us: The mint ° 9 is not made with artificial or natural flavorings, but only with extracts and distillates, which are obtained directly from the corresponding herbs, spices and berries. Also, the color is pure chlorophyll from the peppermint and no artificial dye.

The Leipziger Spirituosen Manufaktur, a young Leipzig company, stands for uncompromising quality, sustainable raw materials and artisan art. All their products are hand-crafted with the aim of sourcing all raw materials from sustainable and regional sources - out of conviction. Sophisticated production methods and great attention to detail make their spirits a special taste experience, developed and produced from a combination of passion and science.

A podcast for thinkers, wanderers and drink'n'ponderers.

Matthew Hendershot is your host, accompanied by co-hosts, Jake and Justin plus many guests throughout this journey, a booze fueled jaunt through a new land with new customs and rules. In the spirit of unbridled curiosity and the will to experience everything this eclectic crew set out on adventures and conversations from the unique to the mundane and take shots at figuring out this crazy modern world. This happens both literally and figuratively as each episode is properly greased by everyone's favorite social lubricant in it's most unadulterated form, Schnaps!