Monique Koven is a Certified Trauma Recovery Coach and worked as a Social Worker for over 25 Years. As a survivor herself, she features conversations with Trauma experts & survivors to offer hope for the healing journey.
Disclaimer. I am not a licensed mental health professional and opinions shared are from my personal experience are not offered as advice or treatment. The information provided by guests are their own and not intended to be used as a replacement for medical and mental health advice. Follow the advice of your medical or licensed mental health professional. www.cptsdcoach.com
(Previously recorded) This episode was recorded last year and was packed with lots of trauma informed education and wanted to re share it again. We discuss somatic therapies, fragmentation and more. Enjoy! www.Janinafisher.com
In this episode, I’m joined with Trauma survivor Sara Aird. We talked about how once you begin to understand Trauma, many of the pieces of your experience start to make sense. Sara can be reached on IG @breakingdowncptsd and www.saraaird.com
I’m joined once again with Trauma therapist Kelly McDaniel. She is author of the books “Ready to Heal” and the very soon to be released “Mother Hunger”. We are talking about the experience of feeling grief on Mother’s Day. YouTube videohttps://youtu.be/98-g1UA2VAE You can find Kelly on IG @ kellymcdanieltherapy and www.kellymcdanieltherapy.com
In this episode I’m joined with Kristina (Cizmar) Eklund. Kristina is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse and shares her journey of healing. She talks about what has been helpful for her including therapies such as IFS and her experience with MDMA- Assisted Psychotherapy. She also teaches on shame and and has written The Little Book Of Shame as well as Trauma - Informed Mediation Exercises. Her website is www.theshamelady.com www.healingcsa.org. You can find her on social media as the shame lady.
On this episode I’m joined with psychologist Dr.Stacey Schell. We will be talking about emotions and it’s relationship to Trauma and Trauma responses. You can reach her on Instagram @staceyschellpsych and at www.drstaceyschell.com
Today I’m joined with Trauma informed therapist and functional medicine expert Alex Field. Alex will be sharing part of her own complex trauma story as well as how she has been healing. She will also be sharing a regulating tool she uses with her own clients. You can follow her on IG @ Alex.the holistic.counsellor.
Im joined with my guest Reilly Scott who is a singer and songwriter and a survivor of Developmental Trauma. She shares her experience of trying to access help for her Trauma related responses/symptoms and discusses how difficult it was for her to get appropriate support. She shares how isolating and retraumatizing those many years were and what a difference having a trauma trained practioner is. She talks about her healing and the changes she is now experiencing on her healing journey. You can follow Reilly on IG @ reillyscottmusic
Trigger Warning // sexual violence. In this episode I’m joined with Cristina Mardirossian. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist as well as a certified EMDR therapist in Pasadena,CA. We will be talking about the spectrum of Dissociation Disorders including DID, Depersonalization etc with Trauma. You can find IG @ pasadena_trauma_therapy www.Pasadenatraumatherapy.com
I’m joined once again with parent coach Lelia Schott, the person behind the beautiful IG and Facebook page Synergy Parenting. We will be talking about relating to our children from a place of peace and empowerment. You can reach Lelia @ IG synergy.parenting www.leliaschott.com
⚠️Trigger Warning ⚠️ On today’s episode I am talking with childhood trauma survivor Lisa Meister. There is discussion about childhood sexual abuse as well as ritual abuse. She will be sharing about how her childhood trauma has impacted her and on how she is healing. Lisa can be reached on Facebook @ Only God Rescued me. IG @ only_god_rescued_me_ She has written a book by the same name.
Today I’m joined on the podcast with Kelly Mc Daniel. Kelly is a therapist that works predominantly with women and is the author of the books Ready to Heal and Mother Hunger. Kelly will be talking about her soon to be released book Mother Hunger and how that can show up for women. https://kellymcdanieltherapy.com/about-kelly/ IG kellymcdanieltherapy
In this episode I’m talking with therapist Cristiana Freon. She is a survivor of childhood trauma and will about being a parentified child, having to learn boundaries etc. Cristina uses her experience and training to support others who are healing. IG Cristiana _freon https://en.cristianafreon.com/
In this episode I am joined with author and psychotherapist Dr. Tina Bryson. She is the author of BOTTOM LINE FOR BABY and co author with Dan Siegel of two New York Times best selling books THE WHOLE-BRAIN CHILD and NO DRAMA DISCIPLINE, along with THE YES BRAIN and THE POWER OF SHOWING UP. We talked about attachment and parenting and how to help our children feel safe. To find out more about her work www.TinaBryson.com
I’m joined with Psychotherapist and Abuse and Trauma Resolution Coach Laura Anderson. We will be talking about some of ways the body can hold Trauma and how there can be a grieving process around it. To follow Laura on IG @lauraandersontherapy www.lauraandersontherapy.com
In this episode I’m talking with psychologist Dr. Alison Cook about Boundaries with Parents. We will be talking about when children feel responsible to meet their parents emotional needs, feeling guilt and ways to begin healing. Alison Cook, MA, PHD is a psychologist who specializes in bringing together faith with psychology. She is certified in the Internal Family Systems (IFS) model of therapy. You can reach her on IG @ alisoncookphd
In this episode, I talk a little bit about how stuckness may be an adaptive Trauma response from the autonomic nervous system in an effort to keep you safe from what it perceives as a threat or potential danger.
I’m joined today with Trauma Adoption therapist Moses Farrow. Moses is the adopted son of Mia Farrow and Woody Allen. He is going to be sharing about Trauma adoption both from a professional lens and from his own personal experience. INSTAGRAM @mosesfarrow & @adoptiontrauma
Today I’m joined with clinical psychologist Dr Jean Cheng. Jean will be sharing part of her journey as a trauma survivor as well as her experience of parenting. Jean talks about connection to your inner child and how that can be helpful when healing Trauma. Instagram @jeanpsychologist. www.talithakoumpsychology.com
In this episode I’m joined with Brenda Barros Rivera. Brenda is going to be sharing her own personal experience of finding herself in an unsafe relationship and will be sharing ways to recognize some of the signs. To find out more about her work she can be reached on Instagram @ createsaferelationships.
On today’s episode I am talking with therapist Chima Lubin Chima shares her journey of childhood trauma and foster care and her healing and recovery journey. https://kabodcounseling.com/ instagram @kabodcounselling
In this episode, I’m following up to an Instagram post about being triggered in messes. What is going on internally? I will sharing some of my thoughts on this as well as my own experience. IG @cptsdcoach www.cptsdcoach.com
On today’s episode I’m joined with Trauma therapist Vanessa Pezo. We will discussing the concept of The Window of Tolerance. What does it mean to be out of your window of tolerance? How do you return? IG@the_traumatherapist
On today’s episode somatic therapist Lucia Bennett will be talking about her unique approach to working with people who have eating disorders and Trauma. To find out more about her work @ somatic _therapist.
In this episode, childhood trauma survivor and trauma informed therapist Esther Schwarz talks about her own personal process of recognizing that she was suffering from Complex Trauma. She shares the ways it impacted her life and how she began to to heal from it. IG @estherschwarz.lmsw Email@firstname.lastname@example.org
Owen is going to be sharing his journey of healing from Trauma. Owen shares how his Trauma manifested in his body before he even had understanding or memories. In 2015, he nearly died of a rare digestive condition that changed his life forever. He is on a mission to bring awareness to the power of awareness. IG @ awareness_space.
We come into this world engaged and ready for Connection. We also come in fully embodied and freely feeling our sensations and using our voice to express it. We learn to shut this natural process off if we chronically experience threat to our nervous system as we develop.
I’m joined with therapist Ilyse Kennedy talking about her experience working with children and adolescents with Trauma and what supporting them may look like. www.movingpartspsychotherapy.com. IG@movingpartspsychotherapy
Today’s conversation is with qualified counsellor in the UK, Phillippa Chinery. She will be sharing her own journey of healing from low self worth to self love.www.phillippachinery.com IG@ Phillippa.chinery.counselling
Today I am talking with psychologist, professor of Psychology and expert in Trauma disorders, Dr. Bethany Brand. We talked about Dissociation and the relationship between Dissociation disorders and Trauma. To find out more about her work.www.bethanybrand.com
Today I’m joined with mental health and substance abuse therapist Katelin Hanhart. We will be talking about the correlation of Trauma and addiction, and how she approaches her work with clients. To find out more about her work. IG @your.trauma.therapist.
I’m joined with Certified Parent and Family Wellness Coach Leila schott to talk about parenting from a conscious place while recovering from Childhood Trauma. We talked about some ways to gently parent with attunement and presence. www.leliaschott.com IG@synergy.gentle.parenting ,Facebook @ synergy:gentle parenting resources
In today’s episode I’m joined with therapist Victoria Donahue who utilizes Sensory Motor Psychotherapy in her practice clients. We will be talking about how this modality works and how it can be useful in the treatment of Trauma.
We are continuing in our Trauma Healing Modalities Series. This week’s episode I’m joined with therapist Melissa Parks to discuss Attachment Focused EMDR. To find out more about Melissa and her work you can reach her @ www.melissaparkstherapy.com and on IG @ melissaparkstherapy.
This is the first interview of a series on Trauma Healing Modalities. My guest today is psychotherapist Victoria Donahue. We will be talking about Inner Child Healing / Parts work. www.victoriadonahuewellness.com IG@ Victoria.donahue.healing
In this episode I am talking with trauma coach, author and writer Jade Eby. Jade will be sharing about how she uses the creative expression of writing to empower survivors on their trauma healing journey. www.jadeeby.com IG @ jadeeby_creativeempowerment
In this episode I am talking with Lorraine Pascale. Lorraine is a speaker, author and Anxiety coach. She is also a childhood trauma survivor and shares about her own journey to now supporting others. You can follow her on IG @lorrainepascale www.Lorrainepascale.com
In this episode, I’m with joined with Trauma expert, clinical psychologist, teacher, author, consultant, Dr. Janina Fisher. She is the author of many books including Healing The Fragmented Selves of Trauma Survivors. www.janinafisher.com. Email email@example.com
In this episode I’m joined with Psychotherapist Laura Anderson. Laura specializes in the treatment of Complex Trauma. We discussed the topic of healing modalities and if there is one that is best for healing Trauma. www.lauraandersontherapy.com
Mother’s Day is a very emotional time for those who have experienced Trauma in childhood in relation to their mother. In this episode I’m talking with trauma informed psychotherapist Cath Counihan. www.catherinecounihan IG psychotherapy_mum
In this episode, Deb Dana, LSCW is going to share with us an understanding of The Polyvagal Theory while explaining how it relates to our relationship to trauma, safety and danger and our internal and outer environment. She is the author of the book, The Polyvagal Theory in Therapy and Polyvagal Exercises For Safety and Connection. She can be reached at RHYTHMOFREGULATION.COM
In this episode I am thrilled to have psychotherapist, author, and presenter Robin Shapiro with us to talk about practical, trauma informed ways we can use to deal with anxiety and grief during the cononavirus crisis.
Today I will talking with psychologist Dr Arielle Schwartz. She is the author several books including EMDR Therapy and Somatic Psychology, The Complex PTSD Workbook, and The Post-Traumatic Growth Guidebook. We will be talking about ways to strengthen your resilience during Covid-19. www.drarielleschwartz.com
In today’s episode I’m joined with addiction Social Worker Lindsey Aerosmith. Lindsey works with people with addiction from a trauma informed lens. You can follow Lindsey on INSTAGRAM @ addiction_socialworker
In this episode, Monique shares her personal experience of having someone “bear witness” to her traumatic experiences did for her. She talks about how this process can be very helpful in our recovery process.
In This episode Joe shares his experience of running from childhood trauma. He shares what he has learned about trauma and recovery . *Trigger Warning- Discussion of physical and sexual childhood abuse.
In today’s episode, bestselling author of Unbroken, Madeleine Black shares her journey to rebuild her life a violent and trauma event. * TRIGGER WARNING- some content may be triggering. www.madeleineblack.co.uk