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142: Attachment Trauma & Adoption

7/12/2018
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Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In today’s episode host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C re-visits her interview with Amy Sugeno, LCSW. Amy is a clinical social worker in private practice who specializes in working with survivors of trauma related to attachment, particularly related to adoption. Amy explains how attachment trauma can affect children who were adopted, even if the adoption went as smoothly as it possibly could. She describes how children who have been adopted may act out behaviorally to...

Duration:00:52:49

141: Bringing Yoga Therapy Into A Talk Therapy Practice

7/5/2018
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Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In today’s episode, Laura speaks with trauma specialist and EMDR trained clinician Nityda Gessel. Feeling like a foreigner in your own body is beyond unsettling. Despite your drive and success, it is challenging to feel worthy, comfortable, and at peace within your own skin, and this further exacerbates your fear that you are just not good enough. You might worry that there is no fix for you and you'll feel this way forever. And because to others, you appear to...

Duration:00:45:52

140: Dynamics Of Dysfunctional Or Alcoholic Families

6/28/2018
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Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In today’s episode, Sharon Martin speaks with Sharon Martin, LCSW. Sharon is a licensed therapist, counselor, and mental health and wellness writer based in San Jose, CA. She has spent 20 years providing counseling, therapy, and clinical supervision. Sharon has built a specialized private practice that reflects her belief that you matter, and you can love yourself, heal, be empowered, speak your truth, and create a life you love. Listen for Sharon’s incredible...

Duration:00:50:12

139: Equine Assisted Learning & Authenticity

6/21/2018
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Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In today’s episode, Laura speaks in person with Charlotte Hiler Easley. Charlotte is a psychotherapist in private practice who specializes in working with survivors of trauma using equine-assisted psychotherapy (EAP). Charlotte discusses her work using Equine Assisted Survivors of Trauma Therapy, a method she developed in collaboration with a rape crisis center when she was in grad school. When you work with Charlotte, you will be encouraged, coached, and...

Duration:00:46:35

138: A Holistic Approach To Mindful Recovery

6/14/2018
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Welcome to episode 138 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week, we speak with Rebecca E. Williams, PhD and Julie S. Kraft, MA, LMFT, about their new book The Gift of Recovery: Mindfulness Skills for Living Joyfully Beyond Addiction. Rebecca E. Williams, PhD, is a clinical psychologist specializing in recovery from mental illness and addictions. She received her master's degree from Harvard University and her PhD from the University of California, Santa...

Duration:00:48:55

137: What Is Spiritual Bypass?

6/7/2018
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*Warning, explicit episode* Welcome to episode 137 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week, we speak with Tamara Powell, LMHC about Tamara is the owner of Arya Therapy Services, the now global phenomenon in holistic health and healing. She is also the founder of Tales from a Trapezoid dedicated to the more raw and edgier side of life, working with those who may often feel like a trapezoid in a world full of circles. Tamara also hosts her own podcast Sacred...

Duration:00:39:12

136: Embodied Recovery

5/31/2018
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Welcome to episode 136 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week, we speak with Paula Scatoloni, LCSW, CEDS, SEP and Rachel Lewis-Marlow, MS, EdS, LPC, LMBT about embodied recovery. Paula is a somatic-based psychotherapist, Certified Eating Disorders Specialist, and Somatic Experiencing™ practitioner in Durham, NC. She has a private practice in Chapel Hill, NC and has worked in the field of eating disorders for over two decades. Prior to developing Embodied...

Duration:00:46:33

135: Cults & Psychotherapy With Former Cult Members

5/15/2018
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Welcome to episode 135 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week, we have a very interesting guest in Dr. Natalie Feinblatt who speaks to us all about cults and how they work. Dr. Natalie Feinblatt is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice. She is based in Santa Monica & specializes in addiction. Natalie's goal is to empower her clients to live their lives with as much passion & purpose as possible. If you're willing to make changes to live a...

Duration:00:52:25

134: It's Not Always Depression - So What Is It?

5/3/2018
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Welcome to episode 134 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week, we’re delighted to welcome back Hilary Jacobs Kendel, LCSW. In this episode, Hilary speaks to me all about her amazing new book “It’s Not Always Depression”. Hilary grew up in New York City in a culture of "mind over matter." Raised by a psychiatrist and a guidance counselor, family time included analyzing her thoughts and dreams. Feelings were rarely mentioned (except perhaps to discuss how to...

Duration:00:44:52

133: Equine Assisted Survivors of Trauma Therapy

4/26/2018
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Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In today’s episode, as we lead up to the next Daring Way, Laura Reagan, LCSW-C re-visits her interview with Charlotte Hiler Easley, LCSW. Charlotte is a psychotherapist in private practice who specializes in working with survivors of trauma using equine-assisted psychotherapy (EAP). Charlotte discusses her work using Equine Assisted Survivors of Trauma Therapy, a method she developed in collaboration with a rape crisis center when she was in grad...

Duration:00:37:55

132: Ending Sexual Violence

4/22/2018
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Welcome to this special Sexual Assault Awareness Month Episode! I'm sharing two episodes from early in Therapy Chat's life on the issue of sexual assault. After the #MeToo movement, founded by Tarana Burke, ignited on social media over the past year, the general public began to understand what most women and many men already knew: sexual violence can affect anyone, and its effects are deep and longlasting. This is a problem in our culture which can be ended, but not without everyone...

Duration:01:14:11

131: Why Is Parenting So Hard?

4/12/2018
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Welcome to episode 131 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week’s guest features Anna Seewald who talks about why parenting is so hard. Anna Seewald is the founder of Authentic Parenting®. She is a speaker, author and a parent educator. She also has a popular Podcast on iTunes called Authentic Moments. She is a mom to a vibrant 9-year-old who doesn’t approve of her fashion choices. As a child she survived through a severe earthquake. She lost her young mom....

Duration:01:06:35

130: Spirituality As Burnout Prevention

4/5/2018
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Welcome to episode 130 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week’s guest features Lanie Smith who talks about spirituality as burnout prevention using eco-art therapy. Lanie Smith, MPS, ATR, a registered art therapist, has worked in a variety of settings for several years. Her work began with the Nat'l Institute of Health, researching the efficacy of art therapy with war-affected youth in N. Uganda, followed by two publications. Lanie developed environmental...

Duration:00:53:07

129: Representation & Connection Via Expressive Arts

3/29/2018
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Welcome to episode 129 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week’s guest features Xanthia Johnson. She is the founder of Urban Playogoly in Washington, DC. Urban Playology provides psychotherapy services to children, adolescents, individuals, couples and families. During defining transitions, she provides a safe place for you to be who you are. Whether you are 2 years old or 85 years young, you will enjoy a transformative experience. Her clinical areas of...

Duration:00:39:24

128: Mindfulness & Trauma

3/22/2018
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Welcome to episode 128 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. Today Laura speaks to David Treleaven, PhD. David Treleaven, PhD, is a writer, educator, and trauma professional whose work focuses on the intersection of mindfulness, trauma, and social justice. He received his master’s in counseling psychology at the University of British Columbia, and a doctorate in East-West psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies. This year he'll be offering...

Duration:00:56:31

127: Mindfulness & Somatic Work In Healing Trauma

3/15/2018
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Welcome to episode 127 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. Today Laura speaks to Lynn Fraser about mindfulness & somatic work in healing trauma. Lynn Fraser is a senior meditation and yoga teacher in the Himalayan Yoga Meditation tradition; and a Senior Facilitator of the Living Inquiries and Natural Rest. She brings the depth and richness of twenty years experience teaching meditation and yoga philosophy to her work. She specializes in holding a safe and trusted...

Duration:00:38:43

126: How Much Is Too Much For A Therapist To Share In A Session?

3/8/2018
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Welcome to episode 126 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. Today Laura speaks to Dr. Maelisa Hall about how much is too much for a therapist to share in a session? Dr. Maelisa Hall is a licensed clinical psychologist and her passion is to help therapists create rock-solid documentation so they can spend more time with their clients and less time worrying about paperwork. After eight years working in mental health agencies, she started her own company to help...

Duration:00:47:04

125: Healing Justice - The Connection Between Self Care & Social Justice For Helping Professionals

3/1/2018
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Welcome to episode 125 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. Today Laura speaks to Dr. Loretta Pyles about her work and new book “Healing Justice”. Loretta came to mind-body healing practices in 1999, after leaving a difficult long-term relationship and becoming burnt out from her social services and social change work. She found herself anxious, grief-ridden, and disconnected from her body, mind and spirit. Over the years, she has committed herself to a journey...

Duration:00:52:27

124: Eating Right To Feel Good - Nutrition & Mood with Dr. Leslie Korn

2/23/2018
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Welcome to episode 124 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. Today Laura welcomes back Dr. Leslie Korn. Dr. Leslie Korn has had a bi-lingual (Eng/Span) clinical practice since 1977 and providing over 50,000 hours of integrative health care to people with a diverse range of health problems in both urban and rural settings. She is the author of 4 books; Nutritional Essentials for Mental Health, (Norton, 2015), Cultural Competency Workbook, (Premiere Publishing , 2015)...

Duration:00:43:45

123: Trauma Focused Equine, Assisted Psychotherapy: A New Clinician's Story With Julia Alexander

2/15/2018
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Welcome to episode 123 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. Today Laura speaks to Julia Alexander, LMSW, M.Ed. For the last decade, Julia has worked to create effective spaces for people to heal. She believes children’s behavior, especially behavior that appears problematic, often meets an important need. Using a compassionate and flexible treatment approach, grounded in the neurobiology of trauma, Julia aims to support children and caregivers in understanding the...

Duration:00:35:57