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Oh My God I'm a Therapist is a podcast for therapists, therapists in training, and people that go to therapy. If you have ever been curious about therapy, or the lives of therapists, this podcast is for you! Dr. Janys Murphy Rising is a doctorate-level counselor and licensed counselor in Washington state. Using their two decades of experience as both a therapist and professor, Janys explores common myths about going to therapy, knowing and caring for therapists in your life, and practices that help people to heal. Janys answers questions, explores topics relevant to therapy, and discusses current events that are relevant to mental health. Janys hopes you listen and learn ways that you can support the destigmatization of mental health. Visit www.janysmurphyrising.com for blog, podcast, and course updates, or on IG @dr.janys or @omgimatherapist-Theme song by Scott Holmes.This podcast is for education purposes only and is not a substitute for medical care or individualized mental health counseling. The ideas of this podcast are solely their own, and not meant to speak for the entire profession or other therapy professionals.

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Oh My God I'm a Therapist is a podcast for therapists, therapists in training, and people that go to therapy. If you have ever been curious about therapy, or the lives of therapists, this podcast is for you! Dr. Janys Murphy Rising is a doctorate-level counselor and licensed counselor in Washington state. Using their two decades of experience as both a therapist and professor, Janys explores common myths about going to therapy, knowing and caring for therapists in your life, and practices that help people to heal. Janys answers questions, explores topics relevant to therapy, and discusses current events that are relevant to mental health. Janys hopes you listen and learn ways that you can support the destigmatization of mental health. Visit www.janysmurphyrising.com for blog, podcast, and course updates, or on IG @dr.janys or @omgimatherapist-Theme song by Scott Holmes.This podcast is for education purposes only and is not a substitute for medical care or individualized mental health counseling. The ideas of this podcast are solely their own, and not meant to speak for the entire profession or other therapy professionals.

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English

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Episodes
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Episode 22: Motivational Interviewing

1/25/2024
In this episode, Dr. Janys provides a brief introduction to Motivational Interviewing. The cornerstone of motivational interviewing is empathy, something that counselors strive to both have and convey. This model is helpful for all to know and practice, especially counselors learning to listen actively. Support the show

Duration:00:26:32

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Episode 21- EMDR Journey Part 3

9/29/2023
In part 3 of the EMDR Journey series, Dr. Janys comes full circle and interviews their very own EMDR teacher Stacy Stoddard! Stacy Lane Stoddard is a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist in Towson, Maryland. She is the owner of The Counseling Center near downtown Towson and is passionate about her work with individuals, couples, and adolescents. She specializes in trauma, grief, and loss and is a Certified EMDR provider and Approved EMDR Consultant. She conducts EMDR training virtually and across the country. Stacy shares her own journey of becoming an EMDR therapist and trainer. She also shares what to expect if you are a healthcare practitioner or student seeking basic EMDR training. She and Dr. Janys exchange their thoughts about training students, evidence-based theories, and working with dissociation. Listen here: Check out Stacy's online basic EMDR training- https://www.towsoncounselingcenter.com/emdr Dr. Janys has a new class for healthcare professionals called Ennea-Inquiry. A nine-week course exploring how helping professionals can use the Enneagram system to help themselves and their clients. For more information email janysmurphyrising@gmail.com or sign up here: https://square.link/u/M9W2lgMF Music by Scott Holmes. Sound engineering David Murphy Rising Support the show

Duration:00:36:34

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Episode 20- Family Systems and the Enneagram

8/6/2023
In this episode, Dr. Janys interviews a very special guest- Dale Rhodes. Dale is special to Dr. Janys because he is their Enneagram teacher! In this episode, they apply the lens of the Enneagram to their own family systems. This can serve as an example for listeners of how to move beyond looking at the Enneagram just for the self since we all come from systems you can start to see how your parent's Enneagram type influenced your own development. What fun! Dale is the owner of Enneagram Portland. He offers mentoring and direction to spiritually, psychologically, and socially oriented people who want to understand themselves and the world in the clearest way possible. Please visit Dale's website for more information about his breadth of work, course, and individual offerings https://www.enneagramportland.com/private-sessions.html If you are new to the Enneagram you might want to listen to episode 10 of season one "What is the Enneagram." https://ohmygodimatherapist.buzzsprout.com/1929025/11263957 Are you a counselor or in training to be a counselor? Would you like to be part of a consulting group to learn how to use the Enneagram in your therapy practice? Janys is offering this online beginning in October 2023. To learn more email them at janysmurphyrising@gmail.com Music by Scott Holmes. Sound engineering David Murphy Rising Support the show

Duration:01:02:06

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Episode 19: EMDR Part Two- The Journey Continues

6/29/2023
In this episode, Dr. Janys is more than part way done with their training to become an EMDR therapist. She explores some of her gleanings about disassociation, comparing EMDR to Lifespan Integration, learning from another GenX therapist, and ideas to get you started if you want to also explore training, or perhaps explore EMDR in your own therapy. Stay tuned for part three of this series coming soon! Some resources mentioned in this podcast- https://www.drjamiemarich.com/ Book- Getting Past Your Past https://www.emdr.com/product/getting-past-your-past-take-control-of-your-life-with-self-help-techniques-from-emdr-therapy/ EMDR training with Stacy Stoddard https://www.emdr-trainer.com/upcoming-trainings https://www.stacystoddard.com/ The body-centered resources are available under bonus episodes 1-9 of this podcast. https://ohmygodimatherapist.buzzsprout.com/1929025/13125018 You can also learn more about EMDR by listening to episode 18. https://ohmygodimatherapist.buzzsprout.com/1929025/12742146 Sound Engineering by David Murphy Rising. Music by Scott Holmes. Support the show

Duration:00:32:15

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Trailer- Bonus Episodes 1-9 Body Centered Practices

6/29/2023
Dr. Janys recorded 9 bonus episodes of different body-centered practices. Here she explains that these brief guided practices are for you to help regulate your nervous system, between therapy, for therapy, and also for therapists! If you like these practices, please share them, like this podcast where you listen, or support the show! Thanks for listening and be well! Support the show

Duration:00:01:41

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Body Centered Practice Part Eight- 20's

6/28/2023
This episode is part eight of a nine-part series of body-centered practices. Dr. Janys originally recorded this as part of a crisis counseling course. Their students kept asking to download it so here it is for anyone and everyone. Body-centered practices can be helpful in gaining resources for calming the nervous system. If you are looking for brief practices for personal use, resourcing for counseling, or for being a counselor- this will be of use to you! Transcript included. In addition to being a therapist and a professor, Dr. Janys is certified as a yoga instructor and yoga therapist. In addition to using her own experience leading guided body-centered practices, they referenced the readings below to create the body-centered practices series: Levine, P. (2008). Healing Trauma: A Pioneering Program for Restoring the Wisdom of Your Body. Sounds True. Menakem, R. (2017). My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and Our Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies. Central Recovery Press. Rothschild, B. (2000). The Body Remembers: The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment. W.W. Norton and Company Inc. If you like these practices, please share them, like this podcast where you listen, or support the show! Thanks for listening and be well! Support the show

Duration:00:03:20

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Body Centered Practice Episode Nine- Progressive Muscle Relaxation

6/28/2023
This episode is part nine of a nine-part series of body-centered practices. Dr. Janys originally recorded this as part of a crisis counseling course. Their students kept asking to download it so here it is for anyone and everyone. Body-centered practices can be helpful in gaining resources for calming the nervous system. If you are looking for brief practices for personal use, resourcing for counseling, or for being a counselor- this will be of use to you! Transcript included. In addition to being a therapist and a professor, Dr. Janys is certified as a yoga instructor and yoga therapist. In addition to using her own experience leading guided body-centered practices, they referenced the readings below to create the body-centered practices series: Levine, P. (2008). Healing Trauma: A Pioneering Program for Restoring the Wisdom of Your Body. Sounds True. Menakem, R. (2017). My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and Our Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies. Central Recovery Press. Rothschild, B. (2000). The Body Remembers: The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment. W.W. Norton and Company Inc. If you like these practices, please share them, like this podcast where you listen, or support the show! Thanks for listening and be well! Support the show

Duration:00:05:56

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Body Centered Practice Series Part Two- Scanning

6/28/2023
This episode is part two of a nine-part series of body-centered practices. Dr. Janys originally recorded this as part of a crisis counseling course. Their students kept asking to download it so here it is for anyone and everyone. Body-centered practices can be helpful in gaining resources for calming the nervous system. If you are looking for brief practices for personal use, resourcing for counseling, or for being a counselor- this will be of use to you! Transcript included. In addition to being a therapist and a professor, Dr. Janys is certified as a yoga instructor and yoga therapist. In addition to using her own experience leading guided body-centered practices, they referenced the readings below to create the body-centered practices series: Levine, P. (2008). Healing Trauma: A Pioneering Program for Restoring the Wisdom of Your Body. Sounds True Menakem, R. (2017). My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and Our Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies. Central Recovery Press Rothschild, B. (2000). The Body Remembers: The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment. W.W. Norton and Company Inc. If you like these practices, please share them, like this podcast where you listen, or support the show! Thanks for listening and be well! Support the show

Duration:00:05:51

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Body Centered Practice Part Three- Humming

6/28/2023
This episode is part three of a nine-part series of body-centered practices. Dr. Janys originally recorded this as part of a crisis counseling course. Their students kept asking to download it so here it is for anyone and everyone. Body-centered practices can be helpful in gaining resources for calming the nervous system. If you are looking for brief practices for personal use, resourcing for counseling, or for being a counselor- this will be of use to you! Transcript included. In addition to being a therapist and a professor, Dr. Janys is certified as a yoga instructor and yoga therapist. In addition to using her own experience leading guided body-centered practices, they referenced the readings below to create the body-centered practices series: Levine, P. (2008). Healing Trauma: A Pioneering Program for Restoring the Wisdom of Your Body. Sounds True. Menakem, R. (2017). My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and Our Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies. Central Recovery Press. Rothschild, B. (2000). The Body Remembers: The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment. W.W. Norton and Company Inc. If you like these practices, please share them, like this podcast where you listen, or support the show! Thanks for listening and be well! Support the show

Duration:00:04:43

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Body Centered Practice Four- Resourcing

6/28/2023
This episode is part four of a nine-part series of body-centered practices. Dr. Janys originally recorded this as part of a crisis counseling course. Their students kept asking to download it so here it is for anyone and everyone. Body-centered practices can be helpful in gaining resources for calming the nervous system. If you are looking for brief practices for personal use, resourcing for counseling, or for being a counselor- this will be of use to you! Transcript included. In addition to being a therapist and a professor, Dr. Janys is certified as a yoga instructor and yoga therapist. In addition to using her own experience leading guided body-centered practices, they referenced the readings below to create the body-centered practices series: Levine, P. (2008). Healing Trauma: A Pioneering Program for Restoring the Wisdom of Your Body. Sounds True. Menakem, R. (2017). My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and Our Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies. Central Recovery Press. Rothschild, B. (2000). The Body Remembers: The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment. W.W. Norton and Company Inc. If you like these practices, please share them, like this podcast where you listen, or support the show! Thanks for listening and be well! Support the show

Duration:00:04:20

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Body Centered Practice Part Five- Connecting with Discomfort

6/28/2023
This episode is part one of a nine-part series of body-centered practices. Dr. Janys originally recorded this as part of a crisis counseling course. Their students kept asking to download it so here it is for anyone and everyone. Body-centered practices can be helpful in gaining resources for calming the nervous system. If you are looking for brief practices for personal use, resourcing for counseling, or for being a counselor- this will be of use to you! Transcript included. *Content warning- this episode asks you to connect with something painful from your past as a way to work with discomfort. You can skip this or any body-centered practice episode that does not resonate with you. In addition to being a therapist and a professor, Dr. Janys is certified as a yoga instructor and yoga therapist. In addition to using her own experience leading guided body-centered practices, they referenced the readings below to create the body-centered practices series: Levine, P. (2008). Healing Trauma: A Pioneering Program for Restoring the Wisdom of Your Body. Sounds True. Menakem, R. (2017). My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and Our Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies. Central Recovery Press. Rothschild, B. (2000). The Body Remembers: The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment. W.W. Norton and Company Inc. If you like these practices, please share them, like this podcast where you listen, or support the show! Thanks for listening and be well! Support the show

Duration:00:04:59

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Body Centered Practice Part Six- Soothing Your Hands

6/28/2023
This episode is part six of a nine-part series of body-centered practices. Dr. Janys originally recorded this as part of a crisis counseling course. Their students kept asking to download it so here it is for anyone and everyone. Body-centered practices can be helpful in gaining resources for calming the nervous system. If you are looking for brief practices for personal use, resourcing for counseling, or for being a counselor- this will be of use to you! Transcript included. In addition to being a therapist and a professor, Dr. Janys is certified as a yoga instructor and yoga therapist. In addition to using her own experience leading guided body-centered practices, they referenced the readings below to create the body-centered practices series: Levine, P. (2008). Healing Trauma: A Pioneering Program for Restoring the Wisdom of Your Body. Sounds True. Menakem, R. (2017). My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and Our Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies. Central Recovery Press. Rothschild, B. (2000). The Body Remembers: The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment. W.W. Norton and Company Inc. If you like these practices, please share them, like this podcast where you listen, or support the show! Thanks for listening and be well! Support the show

Duration:00:05:04

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Body Centered Practice Part Seven- Putting on the brakes

6/28/2023
This episode is part seven of a nine-part series of body-centered practices. Dr. Janys originally recorded this as part of a crisis counseling course. Their students kept asking to download it so here it is for anyone and everyone. Body-centered practices can be helpful in gaining resources for calming the nervous system. If you are looking for brief practices for personal use, resourcing for counseling, or for being a counselor- this will be of use to you! Transcript included. *Content warning- this practice does involve imagining being in a car. If you have experienced car trauma I would suggest skipping this episode or talking with your own therapist about how you might modify this practice to support your healing. In addition to being a therapist and a professor, Dr. Janys is certified as a yoga instructor and yoga therapist. In addition to using her own experience leading guided body-centered practices, they referenced the readings below to create the body-centered practices series: Levine, P. (2008). Healing Trauma: A Pioneering Program for Restoring the Wisdom of Your Body. Sounds True. Menakem, R. (2017). My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and Our Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies. Central Recovery Press. Rothschild, B. (2000). The Body Remembers: The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment. W.W. Norton and Company Inc. If you like these practices, please share them, like this podcast where you listen, or support the show! Thanks for listening and be well! Support the show

Duration:00:03:36

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Body Centered Practice Series Part One- Grounding

6/28/2023
This episode is part one of a nine-part series of body-centered practices. Dr. Janys originally recorded this as part of a crisis counseling course. Their students kept asking to download it so here it is for anyone and everyone. Body-centered practices can be helpful in gaining resources for calming the nervous system. If you are looking for brief practices for personal use, resourcing for counseling, or for being a counselor- this will be of use to you! Transcript included. In addition to being a therapist and a professor, Dr. Janys is certified as a yoga instructor and yoga therapist. In addition to using her own experience leading guided body-centered practices, they referenced the readings below to create the body-centered practices series: Levine, P. (2008). Healing Trauma: A Pioneering Program for Restoring the Wisdom of Your Body. Sounds True. Menakem, R. (2017). My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and Our Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies. Central Recovery Press. Rothschild, B. (2000). The Body Remembers: The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment. W.W. Norton and Company Inc. If you like these practices, please share them, like this podcast where you listen, or support the show! Thanks for listening and be well! Support the show

Duration:00:06:40

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Episode 18: EMDR Journey Part One

4/28/2023
EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing, a popular and well-established trauma-informed practice. Dr. Janys takes you through her before, during, and after training experience as an EMDR-approved therapist. In this episode, they describe both their hope and skepticism and vows to practice discernment while being a student. Content Warning- car accident Music by Scott Holmes, Sound engineering David Murphy Rising Support the show

Duration:00:23:34

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Episode 17: Do you hug your clients?

4/9/2023
In this episode, Dr. Janys talks about why some therapists hug and others do not. If this is something you have wanted to discuss with your therapist, here are some considerations about the therapy relationship, ethics, consent, boundaries, and not doing harm. Music by Scott Holmes. Sound Engineering by David Murphy Rising Support the show

Duration:00:31:50

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Episode 16: Why Can't I Get in to See a Therapist?

3/1/2023
Dr. Janys talks about why it is so hard to schedule with a therapist now. It is estimated that 6 out of 10 providers are currently not seeing new clients, or have a waitlist. In this episode, Dr. Janys shares several ideas of what is causing the problem which they posit that it is not simply that therapists are bad at returning phone calls. She describes how different political and economic factors, and the more significant issue: there is currently a workforce shortage in this industry. They promise that it is not all doom and gloom and there are many ways we collectively can approach making mental health care more accessible. To find a counselor in your area, try visiting Mental Health Match at www.mentalhealthmatch.com If you want to advocate or join the local NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) visit https://nami.org/Home Theme music by Scott Holmes. Sound Engineering by David Murphy Rising Support the show

Duration:00:28:11

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Episode 15: Astrology and Therapy

1/30/2023
Dr. Janys talks about two of their passions: astrology and therapy. If you have ever wanted to know how to talk to your counselor about astrology, or are simply curious about basic astrology information then this episode is for you! Have you ever wondered what your big three are, or why your horoscope might not fit your experience? Dr. Janys recommends some books and podcasts to help you on your path to growth and healing. Music by Scott Holmes. Sound engineering by David Murphy Rising. Support the show

Duration:00:17:35

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Episode 14: How Do We Peace Out of Diet Culture?

12/23/2022
Dr. Janys interviews Registered Dietitian Brandi Olden. Brandi is the owner of Creating Peace with Food, and has 20 years of experience helping grown ups and young people heal from disordered eating. Brandi and Janys discuss the historical, cultural, and racial aspects of diet culture, and how neither of us learned about this in graduate school. They also describe the intersection between attachment, eating disorders, and weight bias. Brandi introduces listeners to the diet culture timeline, and shares about her upcoming course, Body Image: a Parents Guide to Embodiment. This episode will give you a better understanding of where diet culture comes from. Here is an introduction to how to peace out of diet culture, and instead move towards empowered eating and accepting bodies of all sizes. https://dietculturetimeline.com/1900s/ https://creatingpeacewithfood.com/courses https://shopfatmermaids.com/products/idgaf-about-your-diet-susan-t-shirt-1/ Music by Scott Holmes. Sound engineering by David Murphy Rising. Support the show

Duration:00:37:29

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Episode 13: What is your theory?

12/11/2022
Dr. Janys talks about how therapists have many theoretical approaches to choose from. She describes how therapists study theories in graduate school, and how this causes undue anxiety. They also share the process of how they chose their own theoretical approach. Music by Scott Holmes. Sound Engineering by David Murphy Rising. Support the show

Duration:00:20:49