Trauma

Elizabeth Cush on Guided Imagery

According to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, intimate partner violence affects more than 12 million people in the United States every year. In recognition of October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Woman Worriers host Elizabeth Cush interviews Rae Leonard, of Anne Arundel Medical Center’s Abuse and Domestic Violence Program, about resources for victims of domestic abuse.

Robert Cox on Changing the Culture of Sexual Assault

Will life really be harder for me after #MeToo? In this episode of “Woman Worriers,” Annapolis-based therapist Elizabeth Cush talks with Robert Cox, of Life Recovery Consulting, about how the white patriarchal response to women’s accusations of abuse and sexual assault is impacting survivors and victims — and what needs to change.

Rae Leonard on Domestic Violence

According to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, intimate partner violence affects more than 12 million people in the United States every year. In recognition of October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Woman Worriers host Elizabeth Cush interviews Rae Leonard, of Anne Arundel Medical Center’s Abuse and Domestic Violence Program, about resources for victims of domestic abuse.

Elizabeth Cush on Sexual Assault

Recent headlines have raised many questions about sexual assault reporting. In this episode of the Woman Worriers podcast, host Elizabeth Cush explores why more women don’t come forward immediately — if at all — when they are sexually assaulted.

Elizabeth Bonet on Hypnosis and Perinatal Anxiety

Sometimes motherhood can feel overwhelming. In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush interviews Elizabeth Bonet, a clinical psychologist who specializes in anxiety and perinatal mood disorders, about new moms, anxiety and depression — and how hypnosis can help.

Mercedes Samudio, LCSW on Shame-Proof Parenting

If you’ve ever wondered how those other mothers seem to keep it all together, this week’s episode of the Woman Worriers podcast is for you. Host Elizabeth Cush interviews Mercedes Samudio, LCSW, a parent coach and author of Shame-proof Parenting: Find your unique parenting voice, feel empowered, and raise whole, healthy children.

Rebecca Wong on Anxiety, Intimacy and Relationships

Relationship skills don’t always come naturally. In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush interviews Rebecca Wong, LCSW, a relationship therapist, about relationships, intimacy, anxiety, building healthy boundaries, communicating effectively, bringing mindfulness into the moment and more.

Elizabeth Cush On Managing Anxiety

Sooner or later, you’re going to hit your anxiety head on. In this episode of the Woman Worriers podcast, host Elizabeth Cush shares her personal experience with managing anxiety in a triggering situation.

Lindsey Ellison on Narcissistic Partners

If you’re never quite living up to your partner’s expectations, it’s a problem — and the problem isn’t you. In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush and her guest, relationship coach Lindsey Ellison, talk about women in relationships with narcissists.

Nazanin Moali, PhD on Sexuality, Addiction and Anxiety

Does anxiety affect sexual relationships? In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush and her guest, Nazanin Moali, PhD, talk about the different ways that anxiety might shape your sex life.

Adriana Alejandre, LMFT on Women and Trauma

Lack of money… Guilt over family left behind… The stigma of seeking counseling… Latina women, particularly immigrants, face many fears. In this episode of Woman Worriers, creator and host Elizabeth Cush and her guest, Adriana Alejandre, MA, LMFT, talk about anxiety and women of color.

Allison Puryear, LCSWC, CEDS, on Thriving With Anxiety

Anxiety doesn’t have to be the enemy. In this episode of Woman Worriers, Creator and host Elizabeth Cush and her guest, Allison Puryear, LCSWC, CEDS, share unique perspectives on anxiety, therapy, work and life.

Laura Reagan on Healing Childhood Trauma

Childhood trauma can stay with us long into adulthood, affecting the pattern of our lives. In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush talks with Laura Reagan, an integrative trauma therapist, about healing past pain.

Healing Trauma, Anxiety & Addiction with Mindfulness

Trauma, anxiety and addiction can go hand in hand. In this episode of “Woman Worriers,” Annapolis-based therapist Elizabeth Cush talks with Robert Cox, of Life Recovery Consulting, about his own experiences with these issues and insights into how mindfulness can help manage the anxiety and ease the cravings.

Multitasking, Anxiety and Mindfulness

Are you juggling multiple roles? Frequently multi-tasking? In this episode of “Woman Worriers,” Annapolis-based therapist Elizabeth Cush talks with Dalila Jusic-LaBerge, a California-based therapist, about how high-functioning women experience anxiety, what you can do to manage it and how to get a free e-book to help you find your power.

Anxiety and the mother-daughter relationship

Do you ever worry whether you’re doing a good enough job of raising your children? In this episode of “Woman Worriers,” Annapolis-based therapist Elizabeth Cush talks with Nicole Burgess, a licensed marriage and family therapist, about how parents and children — and especially mothers and teenage daughters — can manage anxiety and strengthen their relationship.