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This is a podcast about people helping people. Bruce Perry, Gabor Mate, Janina Fisher and many other of the world’s leading master therapists, thought leaders and game-changers who specialize in PTSD, post-traumatic stress disorder, trauma, complex trauma and related fields join Guy Macpherson, PhD at thetraumatherapistpodcast.com for inspiring interviews about what it takes and what it means to sit with those who've been impacted by trauma.

This is a podcast about people helping people. Bruce Perry, Gabor Mate, Janina Fisher and many other of the world’s leading master therapists, thought leaders and game-changers who specialize in PTSD, post-traumatic stress disorder, trauma, complex trauma and related fields join Guy Macpherson, PhD at thetraumatherapistpodcast.com for inspiring interviews about what it takes and what it means to sit with those who've been impacted by trauma.
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This is a podcast about people helping people. Bruce Perry, Gabor Mate, Janina Fisher and many other of the world’s leading master therapists, thought leaders and game-changers who specialize in PTSD, post-traumatic stress disorder, trauma, complex trauma and related fields join Guy Macpherson, PhD at thetraumatherapistpodcast.com for inspiring interviews about what it takes and what it means to sit with those who've been impacted by trauma.

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Episodes

Episode 387: The Trauma Treatment Toolbox. Jennifer Sweeton

8/19/2019
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Dr. Jennifer Sweeton is a licensed clinical psychologist, best-selling author, and internationally-recognized expert on anxiety and trauma, and the neuroscience of mental health. Trauma Treatment Toolbox: 165 Brain-Changing Tips, Tools & Handouts to Move Therapy Forward Jennifer completed her doctoral training at the Stanford University School of Medicine, the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, and the National Center for PTSD. Additionally, she holds a master's degree in affective...

Duration:00:33:26

Episode 386: Dan Allender, PhD. Faith, Hope & Love In The Healing Of Trauma

8/15/2019
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Dr. Dan Allender has pioneered a unique and innovative approach to trauma and abuse therapy over the past 30 years. Central to Dr. Allender’s theory and approach are the categories of Faith, Hope and Love, and their converses betrayal, ambivalence, and powerlessness. Through identifying and engaging these categories in one’s personal narrative, healing and transformation can occur by bridging the story of the gospel and the stories of trauma and abuse that mark so many. First off, a giant...

Duration:00:40:26

Episode 385: Susanne Babbel. Heal The Body, Heal The Mind

8/12/2019
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Dr. Susanne Babbel is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and the author of the self-help book Heal the Body. Heal the Mind. A Somatic Approach to Moving Beyond Trauma and has been a contributing author on trauma for nearly a decade to the Psychology Today Online Blog. A giant thank-you to my sponsors: Praxis aspires to set a new standard in continuing education for mental health professionals. Based on the philosophy that mental health is a key feature of human well-being, Praxis...

Duration:00:36:44

Episode 384: Guy Macpherson, PhD. The Journey of Self-Trust

8/8/2019
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What am I doing? What’s my purpose? And how do I know I’m on the right track? Today I take you behind the scenes a bit and share a bit about my own journey here at the The Trauma Therapist | Podcast. First off, a huge thank-you to my sponsor for this episode, Brighter Vision Web Solutions What’s the point of having a beautiful website if it doesn’t attract the clients you want to see? Brighter Vision’s team of website designers will create you a website that is centered around attracting...

Duration:00:24:27

Episode 383: Laurel Parnell. Attachment-focused EMDR

8/5/2019
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Dr. Laurel Parnell is a clinical psychologist and director of the Parnell Institute for EMDR. One of the world’s leading experts on Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), she is the originator of the EMDR-related therapies Attachment-Focused EMDR and Resource Tapping. Laurel is the author of several books and videos on EMDR, including, Rewiring the Addicted Brain, Attachment-Focused EMDR: Healing Relational Trauma, A Therapist’s Guide to EMDR and Tapping In. Support this...

Duration:00:33:58

Episode 382: Adam Young. Finding Truth In Our Story

8/1/2019
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There are few things that inspire me more than the ability to cut to the core of an issue within the context of helping those who’ve been impacted by trauma. Meet my guest, Adam Young. Adam wastes no time in this interview cutting sharing his story and the passion which fuels the work he does with both couples and individuals. Adam is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the states of Colorado and Georgia and holds Master degrees in Social Work (Virginia Commonwealth University) and...

Duration:00:35:05

Episode 381: Kate Hudgins. Courage is Fear That Has Said Its Prayers.

7/29/2019
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I’m very excited to have Kate Hudgins, Ph.D., TEP, as my guest today. Kate is all about experiential therapy, and specifically psychodrama. Experiential therapy, as you’ll learn in this interview, involves a certain immediacy from the people involved. It demands courage from both the client and therapist, and it has an incredible power to heal. Kate is an inspirational leader and a stellar trainer known worldwide for her innovative model of safe and effective trauma treatment. First...

Duration:00:33:48

Episode 380: Carla Van Walsum, PhD. Holistic Interventions & Compassion in the Treatment of Trauma

7/25/2019
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For over 20 years, Carla Van Walsum has been internationally recognized in the areas of relationships, inherited family trauma, mindful parenting and emotional healing. Carla was trained in the Netherlands in Clinical Psychology, Holistic Therapies, and Energy Psychology, and owns HeartBased Solutions, a holistic practice for individuals, parents, and families. She has helped many clients create quantum progress through her unique combination of psychological, spiritual, and metaphysical...

Duration:00:38:46

Episode 379: Sarah Peyton. Trauma & Relational and Embodied Language

7/22/2019
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Today on the podcast, I'm very excited to have Sarah Peyton back. Sarah's joined me previously in episode 260, and she's been a contributor to the Master Class series in my membership community, Trauma Therapist | 2.0. This interview is a first with The Trauma Therapist | Podcast. In this interview, (the first of 3 in a series), Sarah leads us in an introduction to the 8 neurological circuits (eg, happiness, disgust, and seeking, to name just a few) that were initially introduced by the...

Duration:00:39:37

Episode 378: Experience, Strength & Hope. Adena Bank Lees

7/18/2019
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Today, I'm very excited to have back on the podcast, Adena Bank Lees. Adena is an internationally recognized authority on trauma related to childhood sexual abuse, in particular Covert Emotional Incest (CEI) and her mission is to bring CEI out of the shadows and shine light on the process of identifying and healing from it. In her book, Covert Emotional Incest: The Hidden Sexual Abuse, Adena details the complex nature of CEI, its damaging consequences, and the path to restoration of...

Duration:00:40:53

Episode 377: Authenticity & Trauma Therapist 2.0. Guy Macpherson, PhD.

7/15/2019
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I’m continually amazed at the incredible people I interview on this podcast. The people who dedicate their lives to helping those people who’ve been impacted by trauma are nothing short of incredible and inspiring. In this episode, I share one of the main themes that quickly showed up on this podcast when I first started it, and now, comes up almost every week--the importance (and the often overlooked quality) of authenticity. First though, a huge thank-you to my sponsors who help me keep...

Duration:00:22:23

Episode 376: Global Trauma. How To Change A Culture. Edward Tick, Ph.D.

7/11/2019
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I'm honored to have Edward Tick​ back on the podcast. Ed is an internationally recognized transformational healer, psychotherapist, writer and educator. He has worked internationally on the psychospiritual and cross-cultural healing of military and war trauma and on holistic and psycho-spiritual healing. A giant thank-you to my sponsor for this episode, Somatic Experiencing® Trauma Institute (SETI)​ Trauma may be a fact of life, but it doesn’t have to be a life sentence. Somatic...

Duration:00:43:03

Episode 375: Tattoos & Trauma Survivors. Everett Painter, PhD

7/8/2019
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Today on the podcast​, ​Everett Painter, PhD and the role of tattoos and trauma survivors. Everett's research agenda includes a focus on trauma and professional identity development, and currently, his research involves investigating the role tattoos play for survivors of trauma.​ Clinically, he values an integrative approach informed by humanistic, Adlerian, Jungian, constructivist, and ecological perspectives. ​A huge thank-you to my sponsors who help me keep this thing going! CPTSD...

Duration:00:32:19

Episode 374: The Shadow & The Light. Bryanna Dee

7/4/2019
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There are some people who are on a mission of healing, and you can hear it when they talk. And I love speaking with those individuals. Bryanna Dee is one of those people. Bryanna is a transformational coach, speaker, and podcast host who is committed to personal activism—campaigning for transformation of society through the transformation of individuals—in both personal and professional settings. A giant thank-you to this episode’s sponsor, CPTSD Foundation​. CPTSD Foundation provides...

Duration:00:30:18

Episode 373: Adam O'Brien. I Want My Clients To Be Seen

7/1/2019
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Today on the podcast, Adam O'Brien. Adam is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor in New York State. First off, a huge thank-you to my sponsors: Somatic Experiencing® Trauma Institute (SETI) Trauma may be a fact of life, but it doesn’t have to be a life sentence. Somatic Experiencing is a psychobiological method of addressing clients’ physical and emotional trauma conditions and helps to give voice to their experiences without a need...

Duration:00:40:06

Episode 372: Joshua Sylvae, PhD. Somatic Experiencing & System Regulation

6/27/2019
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Joshua Sylvae has been involved in Somatic Experiencing® since 2004. His study of nervous system regulation has incorporated inquiry into many disparate fields including ecology, philosophy, and neurobiology. Joshua holds an MA in clinical psychology (with an emphasis in somatic psychology), a PhD in Higher Learning and Social Change, and is a licensed marriage and family therapist. His clinical practice is grounded in SE™, and he also integrates psychodynamic perspectives, mindfulness...

Duration:00:34:14

Episode 371: Trauma & The Struggle to Open Up. Robert T. Muller, Ph.D.

6/24/2019
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Robert T. Muller, Ph.D. is here to talk about his new book, Trauma & The Struggle to Open Up. Dr. Muller trained at Harvard, was on faculty at the University of Massachusetts, and is currently at York University in Toronto. A giant thank-you to my sponsors for this episode: CPTSD Foundation provides peer-led, daily, interactive group calls in a safe atmosphere for survivors of complex trauma, equipping them with skills and information they can use every single day in their healing journey....

Duration:00:33:36

Episode 370: California Prisons, Safety and Clinicians. Damon Wood

6/20/2019
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I talk a lot on this podcast about safety and creating safety for both the therapist and the client. But what about organizations? How does one go about creating safety for groups and organizations? And more specifically, how does one go about creating safety for the clinicians working within the state correctional facilities? Today my guest is Dr. Damon Wood. Damon has held an interest in trauma focused therapies since his graduate education and has completed trainings in Sensorimotor...

Duration:00:36:48

Episode 369: The Trauma of Invisibility. Beck Gee-Cohen, MA, LADC

6/17/2019
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Beck Gee-Cohen is back! Beck joined me previously on episode 74 of The Trauma Therapist | Podcast. I truly love having Beck on the podcast because he brings a powerful authenticity to the way he incorporates his own story and struggles and strengths into the work he does. And that inspires me! First though, a huge thank-you to my sponsors who help me keep this thing going! CPTSD Foundation provides peer-led, daily, interactive group calls, in a safe atmosphere for survivors of complex...

Duration:00:36:45

Episode 368 Combat Veterans & Confronting The Reality of Trauma. Duane France.

6/13/2019
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As many of you know, one of my inspirations for starting this podcast was my brother, a former Navy SEAL who returned from combat with PTSD. I've created an entire Military Podcast Series which consists of interviews of the incredible therapists who’ve dedicated their lives to helping veterans heal. Duane France is one of those individuals. First though, a huge thank-you to my sponsors who help me keep this thing going! CPTSD Foundation provides peer-led, daily, interactive group calls,...

Duration:00:35:05