54: Get To Know Your Co-Hosts Nikki Young and Alyssa Najera

Don’t miss out on this episode where we get to know our co-hosts Nikki Young, LMFT and Alyssa Najera, LCSW. Get know them a little more as they answer listener questions on their favorite family activities, college memories, and of course, why they started a podcast.

In this episode we talk about:

Watch as our co-hosts play rapid fire and answer questions about themselves such as:

  • Your favorite outdoor activity?
  • Favorite tv show?
  • Favorite type of music genre or artist?
  • Favorite way to spend time with family?
  • Favorite food?
  • What would you be found doing on a Wednesday night?
  • Your dream car?
  • You dream vacation?
  • If you were an animal, which one would you be?
  • Number of tattoos?
  • Who would you want to have a conversation with – dead or alive?
  • Favorite ice cream flavor?
  • Favorite color?
  • Favorite movie?
  • Favorite musical instrument?
  • Favorite college memory?
  • Do you have any special talents?
  • Favorite superhero?
  • Favorite childhood memory? If you could live anywhere. Where would you live?
  • Why did you start a podcast??

Therapists Uncut Challenge:

We want to learn more about you! Answer any or all of the questions below!

  1. Tell us your hometown
  2. Favorite Halloween Movie
  3. Favorite decade of all time

Resources mentioned:

We’ve pulled together any resources mentioned in this episode and put together some links:

Thank you for allowing us into your lives and helping us make mental health more relatable and a part of your everyday conversation! For more information or to access all episodes visit TherapistsUncut.com.

What is the Therapists Uncut Podcast:

The Therapists Uncut Podcast is a light-hearted, informative self-help podcast for grown-ups. It is hosted by off-the-clock therapists hoping to validate your experiences, normalize therapy and therapists, and help you prioritize your mental health.

Who are the Therapists Uncut Podcast Co-Hosts:

Nikki Young is co-host of Therapists Uncut and a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. Nikki keeps it personable and professional. Yet, she always manages to keep the Therapists Uncut family and followers laughing. You may find her squirreling through topics, stories, or jokes, and all in good fun. Don’t worry because someone will bring her back around to the conversation. Nikki is a licensed marriage and family therapist in her private practice located in Modesto, CA, and she is also a Crisis Junkie at heart. In addition to being co-owner of a group private practice, she is also a crisis clinician responding to local mental health crisis and emergencies. Learn more about Nikki at catalystcounselinginc.com

Alyssa Najera is co-host of Therapists Uncut and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Alyssa is typically calm and composed on most days, but often has difficulty containing her excitement about the little things in life. She loves to laugh, spread positivity, and is often caught with a smile on her face. Alyssa is also a Child Welfare Services social worker and supervisor alumni, previous child sexual abuse forensic interviewer, trainer and consultant, and CEO of a group private practice in the small town of Oakdale, CA. Learn more about Alyssa at smalltowncounselingca.com or alyssanajera.com.


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