312: Finding Your Authentic Self As A Child Of Emotionally Immature Parents with Dr Lindsay Gibson
Release Date: 01/07/2022
Welcome back to Therapy Chat! If you listened to the past two weeks' episodes about equine-assisted psychotherapy, you might be wondering why and how Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) is effective. Today's guest will help you understand. Philip Tedeschi is the founder of the Human-Animal Connection program of the School of Social Work at University of Denver. He is the Director Emeritus now, and when this interview took place, he was the founder and Director. Philip's passion for connection with animals really comes through in our conversation. This conversation focuses on connection with animals...info_outline 331: Equine Assisted Psychotherapy + The New Clinician with Julia Alexander
Welcome back to Therapy Chat! This week, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C revisits a conversation from a few years ago with Julia Alexander, MSW (now LCSW). At the time this was recorded, Julia was a new MSW starting her career in clinical work although she had years of experience in the field - and the pasture. As an equine-assisted psychotherapist, Julia shared how she was using Natural Lifemanship in her clinical practice then, and the vulnerability of finding her way as a clinician. Stay tuned for a future episode with Julia, where she will update us on what she is doing now. ...info_outline 330: How I Found Heart + Soul Connection In A Barn
Welcome back to Therapy Chat! This week, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C shares an experience from several years ago when she first felt the magic of interacting with horses in a therapeutic environment. As you listen to this vulnerable recounting of what it felt like for her, you may get a feel for how powerful equine work can be. Taking talking out of psychotherapy allows for a different level of relational attunement. If you missed last week's interview with Mary Sue McCarthy, be sure to check it out for more specifics on how and why equine assisted psychotherapy is so effective at helping us...info_outline 329: The Magic Of Trauma-Focused Equine-assisted Psychotherapy with Mary Sure Mccarthy
Welcome back to Therapy Chat! This week, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews Mary Sue McCarthy, LCPC. Mary Sue is a trauma therapist in Hunt Valley, Maryland who has a talk therapy/EMDR practice as well as a second practice solely for Trauma Focused Equine Assisted Therapy (TF-EAP). Mary shares how she fell in love with this way of working, how it is different from talk therapy, and how TF-EAP is attachment work. She discusses how experientially practicing risking connection and detaching with connection allows her clients to practice relational boundaries in the session. Mary Sue...info_outline 328: Repairing Broken Family Relationships with Laura Davis
Welcome back to Therapy Chat! This week, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews Laura Davis about the complexity of repairing broken family relationships. Laura Davis is the author of The Burning Light of Two Stars, the story of her loving, tumultuous relationship with her mother, and six other non-fiction books. Her first book, The Courage to Heal, paved the way for hundreds of thousands of women to heal from the trauma of sexual abuse. Becoming the Parent You Want to Be helped parents develop a vision for the families they want to create. I Thought We'd Never Speak Again: The Road from...info_outline 327: Bioenergetic Therapy with Laurie Ure
Welcome back to Therapy Chat! This week, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews Laurie Ure, LICSW, who is a clinical social worker and Certified Bioenergetic Therapist in Massachusetts. Laurie explained what Bioenergetics is, how she uses it in her work, and guided Laura through a practice. You'll learn about energetic boundaries and using Bioenergetics in therapy through this fascinating discussion. Laurie Ure, LICSW, has practiced as a Certified Bioenergetic Therapist in Gloucester, MA, for over 25 years. She trains bioenergetic therapists in the U.S. and internationally. In...info_outline 326: Therapeutic Gaming And Nerd Culture with Charlene Macpherson
Welcome back to Therapy Chat! This week host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C speaks with friend and colleague Charlene MacPherson, LCSW-C about Charlene's work bringing therapeutic gaming to adults in Linthicum, Maryland. Laura and Charlene discuss how embracing one's authentic self as a therapist helps clients who are looking for what is unique about us to feel seen and understood in therapy settings. Charlene talks about her journey to acceptance as a self-proclaimed nerd and how she learned to embrace her gifts and use them to help her clients. This is a beautiful conversation that will inspire...info_outline 325: Navigating The Legal System As A Survivor with Kaytee Gillis
Welcome back to Therapy Chat! This week's episode is about a sensitive topic - finding safety via the legal system following domestic violence and stalking. If this topic hits close to home for you, please take care of yourself while listening. Today host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews Kaytee Gillis, LCSW, a Louisiana-based psychotherapist, advocate and author. Her recent book, "Invisible Bruises - How A Better Understanding of the Patterns of Domestic Violence Can Help Survivors Navigate the Legal System" is out now. In this conversation, Laura and Kaytee discuss the limitations of...info_outline 324: Developing A Healthy Relationship With Money with Lindsay Bryan-Podvin
Welcome back to Therapy Chat! This week host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews Lindsay Bryan-Podvin about understanding and improving our relationship with money. Money is such a taboo in American culture, our capitalist economy and consumerist culture ensure that money is on everyone's mind all the time, but we don't talk about it nearly enough. Like so many taboo subjects, we feel like we should be "good with money," but we receive many conflicting messages about our relationship with money from family, friends, upbringing and culture. Lindsay demystifies money and helps clients...info_outline 323: Supporting Your Child's Gender Identity with Tavi Hawn
Welcome back to Therapy Chat! This week host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews Tavi Hawn, LCSW-C about their newest book (January 2022), The Gender Identity Guide for Parents- Compassionate Advice to Help Your Child Be Their Most Authentic Self. This was an interesting and important conversation. Tavi is a wonderful teacher who guides a discussion about supporting children around their gender identity that is compassionate and vulnerable. You'll enjoy this thought-provoking conversation about children's gender identity and parenting. Tavi (pronounced Tah-vee) Hawn is a Southern lover of...info_outline
Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In this first episode of 2022 Laura welcomes guest Dr. Lindsay Gibson, author of several books, including most recently, "Self Care for Children of Emotionally Immature Parents." Laura and Lindsay had a fascinating conversation about how emotionally immature parents - those whose emotional/attachment needs weren't met by their own parents - can affect their children's development.
Lindsay explains identity formation in fascinating detail. Listen to this compassionate and eye-opening conversation about the pain of growing up with emotionally immature parents, how having emotionally immature parents can interfere with connecting to your authentic self, and how to move forward if this is your story.
Lindsay C. Gibson, Psy.D. holds both a Masters and Doctoral Degree in clinical psychology. She has been a psychotherapist for over thirty years, working in diverse settings such as the Juvenile Court system, community mental health, psychiatric hospitals, group practice, and solo practice. During her career in psychological testing, doing literally thousands of evaluations of children and adults, Dr. Gibson was uniquely in demand for her ability to understand people from a developmental perspective.
Dr. Gibson is also a gifted teacher and public speaker and has offered training on multiple topics to other mental health professionals throughout her career. She has served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor for the Virginia Consortium Program for Clinical Psychology, leading doctoral student workshops and independent study classes.
Dr. Gibson is the author of four books: Who You Were Meant to Be, Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents, Recovering from Emotionally Immature Parents, and Self-Care for Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents. Since its publication in 2015, her second book has been a repeated Amazon #1 bestseller in several categories and has been translated into seventeen languages. She has also writes a monthly column on Well-Being for Tidewater Family magazine. Dr. Gibson lives and works in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Learn more about Dr. Lindsay Gibson at her website: www.drlindsaygibson.com
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