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Inspired Journeys: Overcoming Adversity and Thriving

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Lisa Ferentz interviews authors, clinicians, and everyday people who have experienced or witnessed adversity and all of its life changing consequences. We will explore the impact that sexual abuse, domestic violence, bullying, physical disabilities, panic, depression, self-destructive behaviors and addictions have on individuals, families and our society. Lisa will talk with guests who demonstrate the resiliency of the human spirit and have helped others achieve true healing.

Lisa Ferentz interviews authors, clinicians, and everyday people who have experienced or witnessed adversity and all of its life changing consequences. We will explore the impact that sexual abuse, domestic violence, bullying, physical disabilities, panic, depression, self-destructive behaviors and addictions have on individuals, families and our society. Lisa will talk with guests who demonstrate the resiliency of the human spirit and have helped others achieve true healing.
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Baltimore, MD

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VoiceAmerica

Description:

Lisa Ferentz interviews authors, clinicians, and everyday people who have experienced or witnessed adversity and all of its life changing consequences. We will explore the impact that sexual abuse, domestic violence, bullying, physical disabilities, panic, depression, self-destructive behaviors and addictions have on individuals, families and our society. Lisa will talk with guests who demonstrate the resiliency of the human spirit and have helped others achieve true healing.

Language:

English

Contact:

3701 Old Court, Suite 5 Baltimore, MD 21208 (410) 486-0351


Episodes

When Psychotherapy Doesn't Work: Why it Happens and What to do About it

9/3/2013
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In this hour we will explore the many reasons why psychotherapy might feel ineffective, leading people to terminate from the process prematurely or to seek out treatment somewhere else.

Duration:00:57:13

“What Happens If.. Dealing Compassionately with Life's Challenges."

8/27/2013
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In this hour, my guest, Betsy Otter Thompson, will inspire and motive you with her personal story of overcoming near homelessness and creating a hugely successful and meaningful life driven

Duration:00:56:26

Making Peace with Food and Your Body

8/20/2013
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In this hour, you will learn about the difference between compulsive and intuitive eating, how to let go of dieting and reach a place of genuine acceptance about your body.

Duration:00:56:33

BOUNCING BACK: THE KEYS TO RESILIENCY

8/13/2013
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Why is it that some people can pick themselves up after a traumatic experience and move forward in life, while others remain stuck

Duration:00:56:12

HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY STOP SMOKING

8/6/2013
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In this hour, Dr. Kevin Ferentz will discuss why people begin smoking, and who is most at risk to pick up the habit.

Duration:00:55:26

Internet Affairs

7/30/2013
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In this hour, Lisa will be discussing the prevalence of Internet infidelities and the impact they have on relationships. We will explore the things that make it easier for people

Duration:00:52:53

When Love Turns to Hate: Managing Divorce While Keeping Kids Out of the Middle

7/23/2013
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In this show, Dr. Silberg will explain how some people who are domestic abusers can use the children in a form of domestic violence by proxy, hoping to hurt their ex, by physically, sexually, or emotionally by abusing the children.

Duration:00:54:55

The Challenges and Rewards of Raising a Special Needs Child

7/16/2013
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In this hour, we will talk with Dr. Wayne Evans and his wife, Reverend Robin Williams Evans about their journey in raising their now 6 year old, Wyatt.

Duration:00:54:46

How to Manage a Narcissist

7/9/2013
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A shockingly high number of successful people meet diagnostic criteria for narcissism. In this hour we will explore the traits found in people with narcissistic personality

Duration:00:55:25

Why We Love People Who Hurt Us: The Human Magnet Syndrome

7/2/2013
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In this hour we will discuss the dynamic of dysfunctional relationships and why some people have successful and mutually satisfying romantic relationships while many others do not.

Duration:00:54:49

Overcoming Self-Criticism through Self-Compassion

6/25/2013
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In this hour I will explore and challenge the cultural belief that says we can and should motivate ourselves through internal bullying,

Duration:00:54:24

How Did One Glass of Wine Become A Bottle Every Night?: Women and Addiction

6/18/2013
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In this hour I will discuss with my guest, Denise Tordella, some of the challenges and barriers that are unique to treating women with addiction issues.

Duration:00:55:45

Post-Traumatic Growth: From Heartache to Hope

6/11/2013
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In this hour I will talk about the exciting and optimistic concept of Post-Traumatic Growth. This theory states that traumatic life events including medical diagnoses

Duration:00:55:37

Understanding and Overcoming Shame

6/4/2013
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So many people go through life burdened and overwhelmed by feelings of shame. In this hour our guest will define the concept of ”shame,” distinguishing it from guilt and other emotions.

Duration:00:57:36

Understanding and Overcoming Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

5/28/2013
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In this hour our guest will make the distinction between obsessions and compulsions and describe the red flags that indicate if someone is suffering from OCD.

Duration:00:53:25

Understanding and Working with Childhood Dissociation

5/21/2013
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In this hour we will define and explain the dissociative process, and distinguish it from other confusing or perplexing childhood behaviors.

Duration:00:43:55

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Women’s Health

5/14/2013
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In this hour, listeners will learn about the prevalence of STD’s as well as the physical symptoms and psychological impact they have on those who suffer from them.

Duration:00:53:30

What Me Worry? How to Transcend Anxiety, Panic and Fear

5/7/2013
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In this hour, we will describe the main symptoms associated with anxiety, panic and fear and look at both the productive and debilitating impact that these experiences have on us.

Duration:00:55:01

Life Lessons Learned from my 98 Year Old Grandmother

4/30/2013
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In this hour, Lisa will share stories and words of wisdom from her remarkable 98 year old grandmother, Faye, who endured many hardships throughout her life, but always maintained a remarkably positive outlook, and a deep understanding of human behavior despite her limited formal education.

Duration:00:35:08

Prescription Drug Abuse

4/23/2013
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With prescription drug abuse reaching epidemic rates, we will look at the most commonly abused medications and learn about the stressors and influences that seem to drive so many kids to the behavior.

Duration:00:55:18