Sep 1, 2021
At age 18, Greg Washington had the chance to enter the NFL draft and instead chose to serve his country (USA) and go to war. A few years of combat later, his two best-friends were killed and he was forced home by the military, he found himself drinking daily just to cope with his PTSD and TBI. He almost killed...
Aug 6, 2021
An anonymous guest was cyberbullied and gaslit by students in his college for an entire year, he shares how this DEEPLY impacted his sense of safety and self!
We also discuss:
fear of eye contact;
understanding trauma response (fight/flight/freeze);
the impact of trauma;
"I am a failure";
Sep 15, 2020
Penny Fenske (AEDP practitioner, clinical counselor) explains what Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy IS and how it affects people. Penny is one of the warmest, kindest, strongest people I know and I feel so honoured to share this conversation. I myself have gained tremendous benefits from this therapy...
Jun 14, 2019
TW: suicide, sexual abuse, animal abuse, violence.
Rhandi's brother was diagnosed as a sociopath at a young age--he tortured animals and had violent anger outbursts (like his dad, yet more dangerous). They grew up in violent, unsafe homes in Michigan and never felt like they belonged. Rhandi's relationship with her...
Mar 17, 2019
An Anonymous guest tells the story of how his childhood sexual abuse is tightly wound into his inability to "feel" heavy emotions (eg. when his best-friend died) and how later that manifested in what he now refers to as "Pure OCD". Then, as a 30 year old, he was sexually assaulted in a hook-up-gone-HORRIBLY-wrong on...