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The Trauma Therapist | Podcast with Guy Macpherson, PhD | Inspiring interviews with thought-leaders in the field of 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.

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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United States

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 430: Mooli Lahad Ph.D. Forging Community Resiliency in Shmona Israel

2/27/2020
The combination of passion for helping those who’ve been impacted by trauma, and the knowledge that comes from working with those who live in a land constantly under threat, is exemplified in this week’s guest, Professor Mooli Lahad. -- First, a giant thank-you to my sponsors: CPTSD Foundation CPTSD Foundation provides live, daily, peer-led, interactive group calls, in a safe atmosphere for survivors of complex trauma, equipping them with skills and information they can use every single...

Duration:00:37:05

Episode 429: Guy Macpherson, PhD. Behind The Scenes And A New Workshop

2/24/2020
Today it’s about what is going on around here. And by “here,” I mean with the podcast and me and everything. In this episode I share with you folks some of my thoughts about doing the podcast, and take you behind the scenes to check out the ins and outs of what it takes to put together a podcast and how I’m still learning thGuy Macpherson, PhD, is a husband, a father of two, and holds a doctorate in clinical psychology. He has spent the last several years studying the impact and treatment...

Duration:00:36:28

Episode 428: Mark Epstein, MD. Buddhism, Psychotherapy and Trauma

2/20/2020
Today it's about one of the subjects that has always intrigued me on its own--buddhism--but also intrigued me within the context of therapy, and more specifically, trauma. Mark Epstein, M.D. is my guest today. Mark is a psychiatrist in private practice in New York City and the author of a number of books about the interface of Buddhism and psychotherapy. --- First, a huge thank you to my sponsors for making this podcast happen: CPTSD Foundation CPTSD Foundation provides live, daily,...

Duration:00:40:59

Episode 427: Christian Griffith. Men, Sexual Abuse & The Courage to Heal. (TRIGGER MP3). Men, Sexual Abuse & The Courage to Heal

2/17/2020
My sexual abuse does not define me, it fuels me. I am not a victim, I'm a fighter. These are the words of my guest today, Christian Griffith. This interview is a powerful and inspiring one, and it's also one that some might find hard to listen to at times. So please listen with discretion and take care of yourselves. This interview is also a great example of why I do this podcast: to talk to incredibly courageous people and to help build awareness about the subject of trauma. --- First,...

Duration:00:41:50

Episode 426: Sam Himelstein, PhD. Trauma-Informed Mindfulness With Teens

2/10/2020
Dr. Sam Himelstein is back! We talk a lot on this podcast about the importance and significance of authenticity within the context of working with those who've been impacted by trauma. And one of those practitioners who exemplifies this topic in terms of both his knowledge on the subject and the way he integrates his own experience into his work, is Sam Hemelstein. --- First, a huge thank you to my sponsors for helping me keep this podcast afloat! Talkspace Online therapy is the most...

Duration:00:43:17

Episode 425: Cissy White. The Power & Passion of A Survivor

2/6/2020
This podcast is about the human spirit. Period. Trauma, yes. Healing, yes. Relationship, yes. But most of all, the humanbeingness within each of those things. Today, it's about the journey of the survivor and one of the people forging a path by sharing her journey, and the lessons we can all take whether we're a therapist, teacher, survivor, or all of the above--Cissy White! --- First, a huge thank you to my sponsors for making this podcast happen: CPTSD Foundation CPTSD Foundation...

Duration:00:42:44

Episode 424: Miles Neale, PsyD. Contemplative Psychotherapy

2/3/2020
Miles Neale, PsyD, is a Buddhist psychotherapist in private practice and founder of the two-year online Contemplative Studies Program. Author of Gradual Awakening (Sounds True, 2018) and co-editor of Advances in Contemplative Psychotherapy (Routledge, 2017), Miles is a faculty member of Tibet House (US) and Weill Cornell Medical College. With more than twenty years integrating the mind science and meditative practices of Tibetan Buddhism with psychotherapy, trauma research and neuroscience,...

Duration:00:43:26

Episode 423: Guy Macpherson, PhD. Trauma Sucks

1/30/2020
Today it's about getting to the core of what this podcast is about. It's about reacquainting myself--and perhaps, you, as you're listening to this--to what I'm trying to do here on a daily basis, which is to create not just a greater awareness of trauma, but to explode the awareness of trauma, so that more and more people are able to recognize it and talk about it. Because, that's when the healing will get done on a larger scale. A giant thank you to my sponsors for this episode: CPTSD...

Duration:00:39:42

Episode 422: Mark Walsh. Becoming Embodied

1/27/2020
What does it mean to become embodied? Why is it important and how does one go about doing it? Today my guest, Mark Walsh, takes us on his own journey of becoming embodied. --- First off, a giant thank-you to my sponsor: Somatic Experiencing 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:00:33:35

Episode 421: Adrian Marquez. From Special Operations to Mental Health Counselor

1/23/2020
Adrian Marquez at Florida Counseling Centers brings a unique perspective to the field of counseling. He spent 16 years in the Marine Corps as a Reconnaissance Marine and Marine Special Operations – Critical Skills Operator. During this time he served as a sniper, combatant diver, military free-fall jumper, Force Reconnaissance team leader, and Special Operations Team Chief. After a complicated history, which required him being medically retired and seeking his own mental health services, he...

Duration:00:31:45

Episode 420: Georgia King, LCSW. The Invisible Scars

1/20/2020
This one is intense. With the immigration situation the way it is in the country now (and yes, too, the world!), it’s comforting to know that there are people like my guest today, out there. Georgia King, LCSW is a psychotherapist who specializes in immigration law. Working with lawyers throughout Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., she has completed more than 90 clinical evaluations for immigration cases. ---- First, a huge-thank you to my sponsors that help make this podcast...

Duration:00:33:22

Episode 419: Rebecca Cooper. Making A Difference With Childhelp.org

1/16/2020
Rebecca Cooper has been named to the newly created role of National Spokesperson & Vice President of Public Affairs for Childhelp, one of the nation’s largest non-profit organizations dedicated to the treatment and prevention of child abuse. First, a huge thank you to my sponsors for this episode: CPTSD Foundation : CPTSD Foundation provides live, daily, peer-led, interactive group calls, in a safe atmosphere for survivors of complex trauma, equipping them with skills and information they...

Duration:00:35:01

Episode 418: Sarah Peyton. Trauma and Relational & Embodied Language

1/13/2020
Sarah Peyton returns. This is the third in our four-episode series on Relational Trauma and The Brain. (Sarah on episode 260.) Sarah is a Certified Trainer of Nonviolent Communication and teaches people how language changes relationship and the brain. she works with audiences internationally to create a compassionate understanding of the effects of relational trauma on the brain, and writes about and teaches people how words change and heal us. First, a huge thank you to my sponsor for...

Duration:00:39:42

Episode 417: Jennifer Kindera. It's Not, Why Me? It's What Now?

1/9/2020
Jennifer Kindera is a complex trauma survivor who has been traveling the path of recovery for over 25 years. As a Certified Advanced Trauma Recovery Coach, she works one-on-one and in a group setting with survivors of physical, emotional and sexual abuse. Offering an honest, inclusive and compassionate space for the unfolding of her client’s life journey, she focuses on some of the bi-products of trauma: shame, codependency, and addiction. --- First, a huge thank you to my...

Duration:00:29:43

Episode 416: Harry Zeit, MD. Bridging The Gap: A Physician & Sensorimotor Psychotherapy

1/6/2020
Harry Zeit MD, Dr. Zeit has been involved in teaching and in creating educational events in the field of psychotherapy and trauma, bringing together physicians and mental health care workers in order to foster dialogue and build bridges between disciplines. First, a huge thank you to my sponsors that help make this podcast happen: CPTSD Foundation CPTSD Foundation provides live, daily, peer-led, interactive group calls, in a safe atmosphere for survivors of complex trauma, equipping them...

Duration:00:39:22

Episode 415: Guy Macpherson, PhD. 2019 Wrap Up & What's Next?

12/30/2019
In this final episode of 2019 I pause to look at the journey of The Trauma Therapist | Podcast and share a bit about what's next for it and for me! Thank you for being a part of this podcast and for your support. It means the world to me. Have an awesome 2020! Guy And a huge thank you to my sponsor: CPTSD Foundation CPTSD Foundation provides live, daily, peer-led, interactive group calls, in a safe atmosphere for survivors of complex trauma, equipping them with skills and information...

Duration:00:29:33

Episode 414: Dr. Nancy Morgan. This Work Is Spiritual

12/23/2019
The Trauma Therapist | Podcast is a podcast about the human spirit. It’s a podcast about hearing the stories and the journeys of those who have dedicated their lives to helping others who’ve been impacted by trauma. It’s about cultivating authenticity, presence, and compassion. Nancy Morgan is one of those individuals who I believe epitomizes what this podcast is about, and she is back as my guest this week, and I couldn’t be more excited! This episode is sponsored by PESI. When you...

Duration:00:47:33

Episode 413: Caroline Cook. Trauma Therapist | 2.0 Member Spotlight.

12/19/2019
Today, I’m very excited to be joined by one of our special Trauma Therapist | 2.0 members, Caroline Cook. Caroline is a mental health advocate who shares her lived experience of TBI, PTSD, anxiety and depression. In February of 2014 Caroline was injured with a TBI. By July of that year, she experiencing PTSD and by the end of the year she became homeless for a full year. Caroline shares her journey, and generational trauma, in the hope that someone else may find healing and move forward....

Duration:00:28:49

Episode 412: Bruce Perry, MD, PhD. Respect Your Client & Their Story.

12/16/2019
This month I've been posting some of my favorite episodes of the year. Of course Dr. Bruce Perry is going to be on that list! --- Before I dive in about Dr. Perry, let me first thank a new sponsor, Skillshare. Skillshare is an online learning community with thousands of amazing classes covering dozens of creative and entrepreneurial skills, and they are offering The Trauma Therapist | Podcast listeners 2 months for free by going to Skillshare.com/TRAUMAGUY I talk a lot on this podcast...

Duration:00:45:22

Episode 411: Relationships After Trauma. Laura Brown, PhD

12/9/2019
This is the second installment of my holiday reposting series where I'm bringing back guests during the month of December who represent what this podcast is all about: courage, authenticity, vulnerability and courage. Last week it was Adena Bank Lees. This week, it's Laura Brown. ----- First though, a huge thank-you to my sponsor this week: CPTSD Foundation. CPTSD Foundation has been successfully equipping complex trauma survivors and practitioners with compassionate support, skills,...

Duration:00:43:46