Trauma

Unbinding Family Ties

“Family is everything,” we’re told. But what about families that cause us pain? In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush and Annie Wright, a therapist who specializes in complex relational trauma, talk about family estrangement and why it might be necessary.

 

Anxiety and Childhood Emotional Neglect™

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Feelings of anxiety, emptiness and disconnect often have roots deep in even seemingly happy childhoods. In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush talks with Dr. Jonice Webb about the adult impacts of Childhood Emotional Neglect.™

 

Why Mindfulness Works When You’re Anxious

Mindfulness takes practice, but it’s worthwhile. In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush offers techniques for practicing mindfulness to help manage stress and anxiety.

 

Anxiety, Mindful Awareness and… Your Pelvic Floor?

Women have sex and babies, but somehow the topic of the pelvis is rarely on the table. That changes with this episode of Woman Worriers, when host Elizabeth Cush interviews Leslie Howard about her book Pelvic Liberation.

 

Endometriosis: No, It’s NOT All In Your Head

If your period always caused unbearable pain, how would you know it wasn’t normal? In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush talks with Sofia Arellano on the challenges of diagnosing and managing endometriosis.

 

How Couples Can Cope With Betrayal

Betrayal can be traumatic for both parties in a relationship. In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush talks with Anna Osborn, a licensed marriage and family therapist, about finding a way to heal after infidelity has destroyed trust.

 

The Impact of Emotionally Abusive Relationships

Following last week’s powerful podcast on domestic violence homicide, Woman Worriers host Elizabeth Cush shares her personal insights into emotionally abusive relationships and their long-lasting impact.

 

What You Need to Know About Domestic Violence

Domestic violence—especially domestic violence homicide—is not an easy topic. In this week’s episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush interviews Rachel Louise Snyder, award-winning journalist and author of No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us.

 

How Mindfulness Can Help Us Heal

Would you like the gift of being mindfully present? In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush talks with Mari A. Lee about healing the wounds of past trauma through mindfulness and what to look for in guide on your mindfulness journey.

 

How Horses Can Help You Heal

Whether you grew up wanting a pony or know nothing about the equine world, you’ll find this episode of Woman Worriers to be fascinating. Host Elizabeth Cush talks with Charlotte Hiler Easley about horses as healers.

 

Talking About Stress And Teen Suicide Prevention

If you’re concerned about teen suicide, listen to this episode of Woman Worriers. Host Elizabeth Cush talks with Dr. Rachel Altvater about child and adolescent stress and suicide prevention.

 

Exploring Our Anxious Parts With Internal Family Systems

If you’ve ever said, “Part of me feels…,” you’ll relate to this episode of Woman Worriers. Host Elizabeth Cush talks with Michelle Richardson about anxiety and the “parts” of Internal Family Systems (IFS), a gentle approach to healing.

 

How SoulCollage® Helps Healing From Trauma

Creativity can be healing. In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush talks with Jennifer Wolfe-Hagstrom about SoulCollage® and how it can ease anxiety and enhance the therapeutic experience.

 

Lourdes Viado on Exploring Dreams

What do your dreams mean?? In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush talks with Dr. Lourdes Viado about digging deep into the unconscious mind and trying to understand what it might be trying to tell us.

 

Marie Celeste on Adoption Trauma

Adoption can impact the lives of all involved in ways that aren’t always obvious. In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush and her guest, Marie Celeste, talk about adoption, from the trauma of losing the birth family to challenges within the adoptive family to a better understanding of those involved in the adoption process.

 

Lynn Fraser on the Body, the Mind and Trauma Recovery

Research shows that the body stores memories of trauma. In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush and her guest Lynn Fraser, author of Friends With Your Mind, talk about safely accessing those memories on the journey to recovery.