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A Date With Darkness Podcast

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A Date with Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, PsyD, LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in Oakland, CA who specializes in working with those who have suffered from relationship trauma as a result of being involved with narcissists. This podcast provides education, tips, intimate discussion, and information on topics pertaining to those who have been hurt by love and abuse who want to heal and desire to create healthy relationships. Dr. Jones will also speak about her expertise in forensics, as well domestic violence to provide further insight into abusive relationships, safety, and learning how to recognize and protect yourself from dangerous and manipulative people.

A Date with Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, PsyD, LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in Oakland, CA who specializes in working with those who have suffered from relationship trauma as a result of being involved with narcissists. This podcast provides education, tips, intimate discussion, and information on topics pertaining to those who have been hurt by love and abuse who want to heal and desire to create healthy relationships. Dr. Jones will also speak about her expertise in forensics, as well domestic violence to provide further insight into abusive relationships, safety, and learning how to recognize and protect yourself from dangerous and manipulative people.

Location:

United States

Description:

A Date with Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, PsyD, LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in Oakland, CA who specializes in working with those who have suffered from relationship trauma as a result of being involved with narcissists. This podcast provides education, tips, intimate discussion, and information on topics pertaining to those who have been hurt by love and abuse who want to heal and desire to create healthy relationships. Dr. Jones will also speak about her expertise in forensics, as well domestic violence to provide further insight into abusive relationships, safety, and learning how to recognize and protect yourself from dangerous and manipulative people.

Language:

English

Contact:

5106982469


Episodes

Fighting for Divorce and Custody With the Narcissist, Featuring Steven Peskind, Esq.

5/13/2020
A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse and healing from relationship trauma. Steven Peskind, Esq. owner of Peskind Law Firm in IL, joins us today for a candid conversation on his expertise in divorce law. Mr. Peskind shares how complicated things get when trying to divorce a narcissistic spouse. He explains how toxic spouses would rather spend more...

Duration:01:00:03

The Darker the Berry, The Deeper The Hurt: Featuring Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, PhD. and Dr. Donna Oriowo, PhD.

3/21/2020
A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse and healing from relationship trauma. *Please note: Information provided on this episode are educational information and suggestions. They may not be suitable for everyone, and the information provided should not be substituted for treatment with a licensed mental health practitioner. Dr. Donna Oriowo, PhD. a...

Duration:01:20:58

Fighting the Energy Vampires, Featuring Dr. Christiane Northrup, MD

1/20/2020
A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse and healing from relationship trauma. Dr. Christiane Northrup, MD OB/GYN and author of Dodging Energy Vampires joins us today to help us understand why we feel drained by the energy that certain people bring to relationships. According to Dr. Northrup, stress from those who continue to challenge our boundaries...

Duration:01:00:25

Fatphobia: Facing the Impact of Society's Narcissistic Views on Body Image, Featuring Sonalee Rashatwar, LCSW, MEd.

1/15/2020
A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse and healing from relationship trauma. *Please note: Information provided on this episode are educational information and suggestions. They may not be suitable for everyone, and the information provided should not be substituted for treatment with a licensed mental health practitioner. Joining us on the couch...

Duration:00:57:16

Thoughtful Reflections on A Father's Beliefs About His Daughter's Virginity, Featuring Dr. Donna Oriowo, PhD

11/13/2019
A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse and healing from relationship trauma. In this episode, I am joined by Dr. Donna Oriowo, PhD. a sex therapist and owner of A Nod In the Right Direction psychotherapy. Dr. Donna Oriowo and I discuss the infamous T.I. interview in which the rapper discussed going with his daughter to her yearly gynecology...

Duration:00:46:10

Listener Question #1: Tips for How to Co-Parent with a Narcissist

10/29/2019
A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse and healing from relationship trauma. In this episode, I provided tips and suggestions to a listener's question about how to co-parent with a narcissistic ex. If you are just tuning in for the first time, I clarify how important it is not to pathologize or diagnose the other parent without being well-informed....

Duration:00:22:07

Confession #6: Living With Parental Incest, Featuring Nancy Allen

10/22/2019
A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse dynamics and healing from relationship trauma. Nancy Allen, host of the podcast Tail of The Bell joins us today to share her personal story of being sexually abused by her father. Nancy explains how difficult it was to be taken from her family, placed in the system, and be treated as though she was the one who...

Duration:01:02:59

Understanding Narcissism From the Perspective of a Narcissist: Featuring HG Tudor

10/8/2019
A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse dynamics and healing from relationship trauma. Author HG Tudor joins us on the couch today to discuss his perspective on narcissism. HG Tudor has written several books on narcissism which specifically address what narcissism is, how to figure out if the person that you are in a relationship with is a...

Duration:01:00:57

Taking a Closer Look at Suicide and Self-Harm: Featuring Dr. Meagan Houston-Bright, LP

8/20/2019
A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse dynamics and healing from relationship trauma. Dr. Meagan Houston-Bright, PhD is a police psychologist based out of Houston, TX; who specializes in working with those who struggle with suicide and self-harm. Today, she joins us to explain how the difference between suicide, self-harm, suicidal gestures, and...

Duration:00:57:51

Confession #5: Mr. and Mrs. X's Fight Against the Financially Abusive Ex

8/15/2019
A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, PsyD, LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse dynamics and healing from relationship trauma. Mr. & Mrs. X discuss their personal experience in dealing with Mrs. X's ex, who refuses to keep stable employment and prefers for her to financially support his lifestyle. We discuss red flags in the beginning of the relationship as well as cultural beliefs of...

Duration:01:28:01

Restoring Your Personal Energy, Featuring Brandi Lewis, LPC

7/23/2019
A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse dynamics and healing from relationship trauma. Brandi Lewis, LPC owner and director of Reach Counseling Solutions LLC in Charlotte, NC joins us in a candid discussion about her work with survivors of abuse. Joy and personal energy can be completely depleted from us when we are caught in relationships that are...

Duration:01:00:21

Learning to Heal From Narcissistic Abuse and the Nice Girl Syndrome, Featuring Beverly Engel, LMFT

7/16/2019
A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse dynamics and healing from relationship trauma. Author and psychotherapist Beverly Engel, LMFT joins us today, to discuss her experience in working with abuse victims. Beverly has been in practice for over 40 years and has written over 23 books about abuse. She joins us today to discuss her recently released...

Duration:01:08:49

The Highly Sensitive Person: Featuring Patricia Young LCSW

6/18/2019
A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse dynamics and healing from relationship trauma. Patricia Young LCSW joins us today to discuss what it means to be a highly sensitive person. Highly sensitive people are more receptive to the surroundings and because of this - can be the subject of scrutiny from toxic people. Patricia helps us to understand how...

Duration:00:59:16

Fatherless Daughters: Finding Inner Peace Without Your Father on Father's Day and Beyond

6/15/2019
A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd., LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse dynamics and healing from relationship trauma. Today's podcast is dedicated to women who have lost their fathers. This podcast reflects on the types of loss, the impact of losing a father, and how to cope with the loss of your father. Resources/References: The Fatherless Daughter Project: Understanding Our...

Duration:01:08:37

Inner Bonding: Featuring Dr. Margaret Paul, PhD.

6/11/2019
A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd., LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse dynamics and healing from relationship trauma. Dr. Margaret Paul, Phd joins us to discuss inner bonding, a self-healing technique used to conquer feelings of shame and abandonment. Dr. Paul tells us the importance of bonding with ourselves and connecting our feelings and how our ability to do so impacts both...

Duration:01:02:06

Exploring the Relational Concerns of Single Parent Homes: Featuring Dr. Earl Turner, Phd

6/4/2019
A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd., LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse dynamics and healing from relationship trauma. Dr. Earl Turner, Phd joins us to discuss his research on single-parent homes, how oppositional behaviors develop in children, and how parents select role models for appropriate behaviors in relationships. Also, he discussed the impact that the quality of the...

Duration:00:56:50

Couples Counseling Dilemma: Exploring Counseling When Your Partner is Narcissistic: Featuring Ernesto Segismundo, LMFT

5/28/2019
A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd., LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse dynamics and healing from relationship trauma. Ernesto Segismundo Jr., LMFT and owner of CAV Family Therapy joins us on the couch today and discusses the ever popular question: should you explore couples counseling if your partner is narcissistic? Ernesto discusses how he works with couples when one partner...

Duration:00:54:51

Coping With Your Pain on Mother's Day

5/12/2019
A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd., LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse dynamics and healing from relationship trauma. This episode is dedicated to those who don't have a relationship with their mother, or their relationship with their mother is toxic. I discuss how to cope with the pain of Mother's Day. We review several basic and advanced coping skills for dealing with the pain...

Duration:00:28:42

Relationships vs Situationships: Signs That Yours Teen's Relationship is Unhealthy: Featuring Marline Francois-Madden, LCSW

4/23/2019
A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd., LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse dynamics and healing from relationship trauma. Marline Francois-Madden, LCSW joins us on the couch today and she discusses the importance of parents educating their teenagers about healthy and abusive relationships. Marline discusses why parents should be involved in their child's dating life, recognize the...

Duration:00:59:21

How Describing Black Girls "Fast" and "Grown" Does More Harm Than Good: Featuring Jaynay Johnson LMFT

4/17/2019
A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd., LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse dynamics and healing from relationship trauma. Jaynay Johnson, LMFT owner of Teen Talk Therapy joins us on the couch to discuss her passion for working with teenage girls of color. Jaynay discusses the importance of spending quality time with teenage girls and discussing relationships and feelings that young...

Duration:00:50:56