TU86: Mentalization and Regression, Listener’s Questions with co-host Sue Marriott

Co-host Sue Marriott ends the year by addressing in depth 2 questions from our audience. These focus on mentalization, the attachment spectrum and regression. We look at how we can lose the capacity to mentalize when we are in a dismissing state of mind and what happens when we regress into early modes of functioning.

More
Sarah Peyton

TU37: Organizing The Disorganized: Understanding The Elusive Attachment Category

How do we make sense of ourselves when we no longer make sense?

read more
therapeutic relationship

TU36: The Neuroscience Of Psychotherapy: An Interview With Louis Cozolino

Understand how psychotherapy works and how stimulating brain plasticity enhances its effectiveness

read more
Sarah Peyton

TU34: Treating Attachment Disruptions in Adults With David Elliott

Learn the 3 pillars of attachment security and how to heal from the inside-out.
We cover quite a lot in this podcast, especially about treatment, but if that still isn’t enough, these show notes are PACKED with PDF’s of great material offered by Dr. Elliott! Below you will find 4 full PDF handouts about the salient ideas of their synthesis of treatment for adults with attachment disruptions.

read more
therapeutic relationship

TU33: Adverse Childhood Experiences: A Roadmap To Understanding And Treatment

“Witness Marks” from your biography that predict medical and mental health risk in your future

read more
dark side of therapy|Psychotherapy|Group Therapy|Attachment|Mindfulness|Relationships

TU32: Mentalizing:Breaking Down A Critical Component For Secure Relating With Tina Adkins

The coolest thing about mentalizing is that it is teachable and can interrupt the transmission of insecure attachment with very low level interventions compared to years of psychotherapy.

read more
therapeutic relationship

TU30: The Stages of Change: A Roadmap to Readiness

We all know it doesn’t happen until we’re ready for it, but that doesn’t stop us from trying to ram change down our loved one’s throat. This episode will help us be smarter, kinder, and more importantly, make change more effective for those we love.

read more
dark side of therapy|Psychotherapy|Group Therapy|Attachment|Mindfulness|Relationships

TU29: Understanding Adolescent Self-Consciousness From A Brain-Wise Perspective

Remember your extreme adolescent self-consciousness? Today’s episode will bring us all up to speed on what’s going on in the teenage noggin and give us ideas about how to handle it.

read more
Sarah Peyton

TU28: Minding Anxiety: How To Reduce Noise In The System

We explore a three step process for finding relief from continuous worry and anxiety. Don’t let your primitive brain hijack your emotions – this episode goes into more detail about the process of managing worry and anxiety.

read more
dark side of therapy|Psychotherapy|Group Therapy|Attachment|Mindfulness|Relationships

TU25: Ping-Pong vs Catch: Turning Communication from Competition to Connection

The art of listening seems so easy on the surface but often proves challenging in our lives. Listening can create feelings of powerlessness and subordination that makes us act out in ways that we often don’t even recognize. Our brains are anticipation machines! By using two sports visualizations, learn how to turn communication into a game with two winners.

read more
Sarah Peyton

TU24: Grief And Our Body’s Wisdom On Surviving It With Candyce Ossefort-Russell

Demystifying what happens in our body and emotions when we experience grief and loss. Candyce Ossefort-Russell helps us explore how loss of an important person, relationship or role deregulates our nervous system and makes us feel like we are in danger. Grief is our bodies reaction to this violation. It is a natural process we need to go through to heal. We also look at how personal and idiosyncratic the process can be for each individual. Candyce makes recommendations on how we can help ourselves and others navigate this journey to a new self organization. We also look at how uncomfortable our culture is with grief.

read more