Posts by Therapist Uncensored

TU82: The Paradox of Masculinity with Guest Esther Perel

Can we find a way for men to be BOTH Relational and Masculine?  It couldn’t be a more important time for thoughtful, honest, and provocative discussion on what it means to be a man in today’s culture.  Perel makes a case that men are both harmed by the existing power structures and perpetuate harm by the codes imposed on them by all of us. In 2018 there are many contentious ideas about masculinity and “the male code” including confusion by men about how to hold themselves out as safe and masculine during this time of #MeToo and Kavanaugh. 

TU79: Attachment Spectrum and the Nervous System, Quick Review with Updates

A review of using the attachment spectrum to improve secure relating and to improve your understanding of yourself and others in your day to day lives.  Today we review what we’ve discussed so far on the podcast about the attachment spectrum and add more detail about the nervous system.  The spectrum uses the research in a way that makes it more accessible and clinically useful so that more people can gain from all this good data! If interested in more tune in to Episodes 5, 59, 60, 61 and 66.

TU78: The Stress Response System (Attachment) Across the Lifespan – (Replay)

Neuroscience continues to document our ability to change and grow throughout our life. This episode takes a wide-angle look at attachment throughout one’s life, discusses how one’s environment affects their system’s involuntary response to stress, and how that stress response system impacts us from infancy to the autumn years.  Learn how to adjust set stress “pathways” and move towards more secure relating in adult relationships, and also unravel the parallels that exist between attachment in infants and the elderly.