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Justin is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist that is obsessed with the Polyvagal Theory and applying it to everyday life - mental health, trauma, education, parenting and more. (Justin Sunseri, LMFT99147; Mercedes Corona, LMFT47786)

Justin is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist that is obsessed with the Polyvagal Theory and applying it to everyday life - mental health, trauma, education, parenting and more. (Justin Sunseri, LMFT99147; Mercedes Corona, LMFT47786)

Location:

United States

Description:

Justin is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist that is obsessed with the Polyvagal Theory and applying it to everyday life - mental health, trauma, education, parenting and more. (Justin Sunseri, LMFT99147; Mercedes Corona, LMFT47786)

Twitter:

@justinlmft

Language:

English


Episodes

Pixar's Soul and How We Connect

1/12/2021
One of the opening scenes of "Soul" from Pixar has a lot of polyvagal implications to it: self-regulation, co-regulation, energy discharge and using music as an anchor. Lots of stuff in this one! Building Safety Anchors - https://www.justinlmft.com/challenge-page/5180d0d1-fa0d-4833-8a96-b41546791435/ This week’s Patreon episode - Build the Vagal Brake for Freeze Energy https://www.patreon.com/justinlmft Intro/Outro music & Transition Sounds by Benjo Beats -...

Duration:01:36:34

Bad Therapy - Summer Friends

1/5/2021
This is an in-depth reaction and discussion about a real life Bad Therapy story from two licensed psychotherapists. Mercedes Corona and Justin Sunseri are both Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists in the state of California. Building Safety Anchors - https://www.justinlmft.com/challenge-page/5180d0d1-fa0d-4833-8a96-b41546791435/ This week’s Patreon episode - Bad Therapy - Scientific Study Interruptions https://www.patreon.com/justinlmft Intro/Outro music & Transition Sounds by Benjo...

Duration:04:44:29

Pets as Co-Regulators

12/29/2020
Pets can make fantastic co-regulators. But before you go and adopt 20 of them, give this episode a listen! Building Safety Anchors - https://www.justinlmft.com/challenge-page/5180d0d1-fa0d-4833-8a96-b41546791435/ This week’s Patreon episode - Your True Self / Open Letter 8 https://www.patreon.com/justinlmft Intro/Outro music & Transition Sounds by Benjo Beats - https://soundcloud.com/benjobeats

Duration:00:59:57

Why Your Vagal Brake Strength is Important

12/22/2020
The vagal brake is a little more difficult of a concept from the Polyvagal Theory. I describe what it is and why it's important. Based on this blog - https://www.justinlmft.com/post/why-your-vagal-brake-strength-is-important Building Safety Anchors - https://www.justinlmft.com/challenge-page/5180d0d1-fa0d-4833-8a96-b41546791435/ This week’s Patreon episode - Managing Under the Baseline https://www.patreon.com/justinlmft Intro/Outro music & Transition Sounds by Benjo Beats -...

Duration:00:58:05

Autonomic Responses vs Behavioral Adaptations

12/15/2020
A return to some polyvagal fundamentals in this episode, discussing the difference between autonomic responses and behavioral adaptations. My course, Building Safety Anchors - https://www.justinlmft.com/challenge-page/5180d0d1-fa0d-4833-8a96-b41546791435/ This week’s Patreon episode - Safety Bank Account (and lots more actually) https://www.patreon.com/justinlmft Intro/Outro music & Transition Sounds by Benjo Beats - https://soundcloud.com/benjobeats

Duration:01:16:40

Finding Purpose in a Career

12/8/2020
Taking on a larger theme of stuckness in this one as well. Still pertains to the individual, but more on the level of a career and "purpose." I discuss what purpose is on a much larger level, then drill down to the individual. Building Safety Anchors - https://www.justinlmft.com/challenge-page/5180d0d1-fa0d-4833-8a96-b41546791435/ This week’s Patreon episode - Self Harm and Strength - https://www.patreon.com/justinlmft Intro/Outro music & Transition Sounds by Benjo Beats -...

Duration:01:50:27

Echo Chambers and Belief

12/1/2020
Something different, delving into a mechanism that keeps us stuck on a more social level - echo chambers. Specifically, the function of belief within an echo chamber and the impact on the individual. Building Safety Anchors - https://www.justinlmft.com/challenge-page/5180d0d1-fa0d-4833-8a96-b41546791435/ This week’s Patreon episode - You Have the Power to Choose Differently / Open Letter 7 - https://www.patreon.com/justinlmft Intro/Outro music & Transition Sounds by Benjo Beats -...

Duration:01:08:00

"Mood" by 24kGoldn - Polyvagal Pop Culture

11/24/2020
What polyvagal, mental health and relationship themes are there in "Mood" by 24kGoldn? Mercedes joins me to discuss! Building Safety Anchors - https://www.justinlmft.com/challenge-page/5180d0d1-fa0d-4833-8a96-b41546791435/ This week’s Patreon episode - https://www.patreon.com/justinlmft Intro/Outro music & Transition Sounds by Benjo Beats - https://soundcloud.com/benjobeats

Duration:00:38:29

Letting Go

11/17/2020
Building Safety Anchors - https://www.justinlmft.com/challenge-page/5180d0d1-fa0d-4833-8a96-b41546791435/ This week’s Patreon episode - Washing Machine of Life - https://www.patreon.com/justinlmft Intro/Outro music & Transition Sounds by Benjo Beats - https://soundcloud.com/benjobeats

Duration:01:32:32

Musical Map with the Dombra from @Kunzyl

11/10/2020
Big thank you to @Kunzyl from Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/junzyl Building Safety Anchors - https://www.justinlmft.com/challenge-page/5180d0d1-fa0d-4833-8a96-b41546791435/ This week’s Patreon episode - https://www.patreon.com/justinlmft Intro/Outro music & Transition Sounds by Benjo Beats - https://soundcloud.com/benjobeats

Duration:01:49:01

Why Your Feelings are Gone

11/5/2020
When we shift up and down the polyvagal ladder, we lose or gain access to different feelings... Building Safety Anchors - https://www.justinlmft.com/challenge-page/5180d0d1-fa0d-4833-8a96-b41546791435/ This week’s Patreon episode - Therapy With Unmotivated Kids https://www.patreon.com/justinlmft Intro/Outro music & Transition Sounds by Benjo Beats - https://soundcloud.com/benjobeats

Duration:01:08:51

Anger.

10/27/2020
Anger isn't just something we feel. There's a psychophysiology to it. Building Safety Anchors - https://www.justinlmft.com/challenge-page/5180d0d1-fa0d-4833-8a96-b41546791435/ This week’s Patreon episode - It's Okay to Feel What You Feel - Open Letter 5 - https://www.patreon.com/justinlmft The Anger blog entry - https://www.justinlmft.com/post/anger Intro/Outro music & Transition Sounds by Benjo Beats - https://soundcloud.com/benjobeats

Duration:01:45:55

Pop Culture Polyvagal - the Weeknd Blinding Lights

10/22/2020
Mercedes joins me to discuss the number 2 song at the time we recorded this episode - "Blinding Lights" by the Weeknd. We look for some polyvagal and mental health stuff. Check out my course, Building Safety Anchors - https://www.justinlmft.com/challenge-page/5180d0d1-fa0d-4833-8a96-b41546791435/

Duration:00:39:42

Substance Use as a Behavioral Adaptation

10/20/2020
Building Safety Anchors - https://www.justinlmft.com/challenge-page/5180d0d1-fa0d-4833-8a96-b41546791435/ This week’s Patreon episode - Therapist Modality Influence on Session https://www.patreon.com/justinlmft Intro/Outro music & Transition Sounds by Benjo Beats - https://soundcloud.com/benjobeats

Duration:01:11:26

Behavior Adaptations

10/13/2020
Porges' concept of "behavioral adaptations" and what they have to do with the polyvagal theory Building Safety Anchors - https://www.justinlmft.com/challenge-page/5180d0d1-fa0d-4833-8a96-b41546791435/ This week’s Patreon episode - Okay and Then Falling Apart https://www.patreon.com/justinlmft Intro/Outro music & Transition Sounds by Benjo Beats - https://soundcloud.com/benjobeats

Duration:00:32:29

Mind Body Connection and Trauma Recovery

10/6/2020
Original blog - https://www.justinlmft.com/post/the-mind-body-connection-and-trauma Building Safety Anchors course - https://www.justinlmft.com/challenge-page/5180d0d1-fa0d-4833-8a96-b41546791435/ This week’s Patreon episode - "Nightmares Years After What Happened" - https://www.patreon.com/justinlmft Intro/Outro music & Transition Sounds by Benjo Beats - https://soundcloud.com/benjobeats

Duration:00:19:28

Treat Yourself Like a New Friend

9/29/2020
This week’s Patreon episode - Open Letter 4 - You Are Not Who You Think You Are - https://www.patreon.com/justinlmft Building Safety Anchors - https://www.justinlmft.com/challenges Intro/Outro music & Transition Sounds by Benjo Beats - https://soundcloud.com/benjobeats

Duration:00:26:49

Single Parenting and Grief Podcast Interview

9/22/2020
An interview that Mercedes and I did on a short-lived podcast called "Single Parenting - Staying Sane" from Carla-Jo Geraghty. She was kind enough to donate this audio to us. This week's Patreon episode - I Am Allowed to Have Boundaries - https://www.patreon.com/justinlmft Building Safety Anchors course - https://www.justinlmft.com/challenges

Duration:00:54:07

Learning is the First Step

9/17/2020
Learning is great, but we have to put it into practice also! Building Safety Anchors - https://www.justinlmft.com/challenges New this week on Patreon - I Am Allowed to Have Boundaries - https://www.patreon.com/justinlmft Intro/Outro music & Transition Sounds by Benjo Beats - https://soundcloud.com/benjobeats

Duration:00:24:46

Building Safety Anchors lesson 1

9/15/2020
I have a new course called "Building Safety Anchors" and this is the first lesson. The course is 30 days of learning and practicing about your personal safety anchors - things that keep you anchored in the present moment. Buy the course here - www.justinlmft.com/challenges

Duration:00:11:25