Finding A New Perspective On The Past
Exploring your story can help you put the past in a new perspective. In this episode of the Woman Worriers podcast, host Elizabeth Cush shares her story of sexual abuse and talks about how telling it helped her heal.
Many women struggle to feel seen and be heard. We tell ourselves that our stories don’t matter. In this week’s episode of the Woman Worriers podcast host Elizabeth Cush, LCPC, a licensed professional therapist and founder of Progression Counseling in Annapolis, Md., shares her experience of abuse and how it impacted her. More importantly, she talks about how telling her story helped her find a new perspective on the past and turn a painful part of her childhood into a source of strength for herself and for her clients.
CAUTION: This content could be triggering if you have experienced childhood sexual abuse.
Listen and learn:
Elizabeth Shares about:
Growing up with anxiety as a child and a teenager
Her physical symptoms of anxiety
How feelings of shame encouraged people-pleasing
The challenges of speaking up for wants and needs
Her experience of abuse as a child
Why she became a therapist
Working with women who feel unauthentic in their lives
How therapy helped her
How she turned past abuse from a liability to a strength
Why it is important to share her story
The process of writing her story
> Marisa Goudy’s website
> Rebecca Wong’s website
You can tune in and subscribe to auto-download new podcast episodes to your Apple or Android device on IHeartRadio, Podbean and on Stitcher. After you listen to a few episodes, please consider leaving an honest rating and review in iTunes and let me know how you think this podcast might benefit women.