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.

 

Roseann Capanna-Hodge on Brain Health

Could inflammation be behind your anxiety or depression? In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush talks with Roseann Capanna-Hodge, PhD., about the brain, the body and mental health—and how best to take care of them.

 

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.

 

Elizabeth Cush, LCPC, on Mindful Body Awareness

Our mind and body are intertwined, but we don’t always recognize this connection.  Elizabeth Cush, host of Woman Worriers, explains why it’s important to get in touch with your body and how to hear what it’s trying to tell you.

 

Emily Clark, MSW, on Shame

Survivors of sexual violence often carry a great deal of shame and self blame. In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush and her guest, Emily Clark, MSW, talk about overcoming shame and finding confidence in recovery from sexual assault.

 

Sharon Martin on Perfectionism and Anxiety

Pressure to perform perfectly can come from many places—society, the people around us and, very often, from inside ourselves. Perfectionism can add to our anxiety and stress. It can keep us from trying new things for fear of failure. In this episode of the Woman Worriers podcast, host Elizabeth Cush, of Progression Counseling in Annapolis, Md., talks with Sharon Martin, a San Francisco Bay-area counselor and author of the Happily Imperfect blog and The CBT Workbook for Perfectionism. They share insights into how perfectionism holds us back and offer strategies to help you overcome perfectionist behaviors and bring your life into balance.

 

Susan Piver on The Four Noble Truths of Love

Can mindfulness help your marriage? In this episode of Woman Worriers Annapolis-based therapist Elizabeth Cush talks with Susan Piver, meditation teacher and author of The Four Noble Truths of Love, about the Buddhist perspective on relationships.

 

Elizabeth Cush on Healing Through Storytelling

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.

 

Marisa Goudy on The Healing Power of Writing

If you have ever wondered whether you have a story inside you, this episode of “Woman Worriers” is for you. Annapolis-based therapist Elizabeth Cush talks with Marisa Goudy, a writer and writing coach, about helping women find their voices and the healing power of writing.

 

Nicole Burgess On Introverted Women

If you’ve ever wondered whether you might be an introvert, this episode of “Woman Worriers” is for you. Annapolis-based therapist Elizabeth Cush talks with Nicole Burgess, LMFT, an empowerment mentor for introverted women, about what it means to be an introvert, how anxiety impacts you if you are introverted, and how introverted women can take care of themselves.

 

Jenna Hollenstein on Mindful Eating

If dieting leaves you discouraged—maybe even a little depressed—this episode of Woman Worriers will give you hope. Host Elizabeth Cush talks with Jenna Hollenstein, a nutrition therapist, about the damage that the “diet culture” has done and how mindful eating can help us get in touch with the wisdom of our bodies.

 

Elizabeth Cush on Present Moment Awareness

In the midst of the holiday season — and all the activities and emotions that entails — give yourself the gift of being in the present moment. Elizabeth Cush, host of Woman Worriers, offers a mindfulness exercise to help you feel more grounded.

 

Elizabeth Cush on Holiday Stress

The holidays are upon us — and for many they bring anxiety or sadness. Even if you love the holidays, you can feel overwhelmed. Elizabeth Cush, host of Woman Worriers, offers tips for taking care of yourself during this often stressful season.

Kat Kaeni on Maternal Mental Health

Many women struggle emotionally after the birth of a child. In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush interviews Kat Kaeni, a psychologist from Claremont, Calif., who specializes in maternal mental health, about postpartum mood disorders and how to get help for the anxiety or depression.

Dr. Ellis Edmunds on Mindfulness, Anxiety and Relationships

Women aren’t the only worriers. In this episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush interviews Dr. Ellis Edmunds, a clinical psychologist who often treats men with anxiety, about how practicing mindfulness can help you enrich and grow your relationships.

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.