TU95: Oxytocin, Dogs & Pet’s in General as Attachment Figures

Want a totally free, no-hangover naturally produced cuddle-drug?
Oxytocin provides a boost of the best bonding drug possible and is the natural love drug our bodies make at key relational moments such as child-birth, nursing, orgasm and falling in love.  In this episode we discuss how to create this moral molecule without even needing complicated human relationships by connecting mutually to our companion pets.  What’s not to love about that?

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TU38: The Blended Family: How to Create Strong and Lasting Step-Family Relationships

Moving into a home with non-related kids comes with predictable challenges for each part of the system. Jump the hurdles and move the system into security rather than chaos.

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Sarah Peyton

TU37: Organizing The Disorganized: Understanding The Elusive Attachment Category

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

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

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

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TU35: Sexuality From A Neurobiological Perspective

Sexologist expert Alexandra Katehakis discusses everything from sex ed to porn. Learn how to build vitality in your sex life!

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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.

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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

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Sarah Peyton

TU27: Raising Secure Children With Guest Tina Payne Bryson

New York Times best-selling author Tina Payne Bryson shares her experience as a parent and clinician on parenting with the brain in mind.

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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.

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TU22: Love Letter To Group Psychotherapy

Group therapist tell us why they love group therapy and why it is valuable to their clients

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Sarah Peyton

TU21: Reduce Drama in Your Life – Unpack The Victim Perpetrator Rescuer In Us All

Victim Perpetrator Rescuer? Rigid, self-defeating or even self-satisfying roles can limit our happiness in life at times. Learn more about theses three roles we all carry inside us and how we can transform them to make us stronger and happier. Our Karpman’s triangle infographic will help explain this phenomenon.

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