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The Healing Trauma Podcast

The Healing Trauma Podcast

By Monique Koven
Monique Koven is a Certified Trauma Recovery Coach and worked in social services for over 25 Years. As a survivor herself, she features conversations with Trauma experts & survivors to offer hope for the healing journey. Disclaimer:The content on this podcast is not counselling advice nor a substitute for individual therapy. The content is for information purposes only. The information provided is not intended to be used as a replacement for medical and mental health advice. Follow the advice of your licensed mental health professional.
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Why We Need The Body When Healing Trauma with Dr. Pat Odgen

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Fierce And Tender Self-Compassion With Kristin Neff
In this episode I’m joined with author, teacher, speaker and researcher Kristin Neff. In our conversation, Kristin explains what self- compassion is and how we can balance having both tender and fierce Self-Compassion on our journey of healing from Trauma. You can connect with Kristin FREE REGISTRATION FOR TRAUMA SUPER CONFERENCE Dec 3 -9, 2021 Coaching Inquires & Resources
December 2, 2021
Try Softer With Aundi Kolber
Todays’s guest is trauma therapist & author of the book Try Softer, Aundi Kolber. In the episode, Monique and Aundi talk about the impact of Complex- Trauma on the body, mind and heart. Aundi shares how her own experience as a survivor & therapist helped to shape the book into a source of hope and comfort for others on their healing journey. Aundi’s Website TRAUMA SUPER CONFERENCE FREE REGISTRATION
November 25, 2021
Safe Relationships
In this episode Monique talks about how part of healing relational trauma comes from experiencing safe relationships. Monique’s Website
November 11, 2021
A Psychologist’s Trauma Healing Journey - With Dr. Ingrid Clayton
On today’s episode, author and Trauma Psychologist & Therapist Dr. Ingrid Clayton will be sharing her own journey of healing from Complex Trauma & parental Narcissistic Abuse. She is the author of the book Recovering Spirituality and her upcoming memoir Maybe It Wasn’t That Bad. She talks about how she was awakened to her own traumatic past and how her trauma showed up in her life. ✅REGISTER FOR AN UPCOMING LIVE WEBINAR with Dr Clayton and myself called SELF-GASLIGHTING: HOW WE HAVE INTERNALIZED A NARCISSISTIC PARENT’S GASLIGHTING FROM CHILDHOOD and how to identify less with your trauma and more with your True Self. Link to register here: You can find Dr Clayton on IG @ ingridclaytonphd. Check out
October 27, 2021
Stuckness In Daily Life
In this short episode, Monique talks a little about the experience of feeling stuck in daily life. Do you often feel stuck when you are wanting to move forward towards those things you really want to do? This episode explores what may be going on internally.
October 15, 2021
Mind- Body Stress Reset With Rebekkah LaDyne
Today I’m joined with somatic therapist, researcher and author of the book The Mind - Body Stress Reset, Somatic Practices to reduce Overwhelm and Increase Wellbeing. In our conversation we talk about overwhelm and extreme stress and how to begin to rebuild resilience pathways. Her website is
October 11, 2021
The Awareness Space Interview With Monique Koven
In this episode, the tables are turned and I’m sharing an episode where I am a guest on my friend Morgan Owen’s Podcast, The Awareness Space. We talk about my healing journey, the podcast, what helps and supports us and more.
September 28, 2021
Mandy’s Healing Journey
On this episode I’m joined with holistic health, life and trauma coach Mandy Flanders. Mandy is going to share her journey through addiction, anxiety, toxic mold poisoning and how as she began to address trauma a lot of her autoimmune issues began to dissipate. IG HealwithMandy
September 23, 2021
Dissociation & Trauma With Dr. Bethany Brand
Today episode is a re launch from September of last year. It was one of the most listened to episodes and wanted to share it again. Dr Bethany Brand is psychologist and an expert in Trauma and Dissociative disorders. She details the difference between them and shares practical ways that you can begin to ground yourself with. Website & resources Support this podcast.
September 13, 2021
Transcending Trauma With Dr. Frank Anderson
In this episode, I’m joined with psychiatrist and psychotherapist Dr. Frank Anderson. He specializes in the treatment of trauma and dissociation and is passionate about teaching brain based psychotherapy and integrating current neuroscience knowledge with the IFS model of therapy. He is the author of Transcending Trauma: Healing Complex PTSD with Internal Family Systems. You can connect with him @ IG @ frank_andersonmd To find out about working with Monique This episode is sponsored by The International Association Of Trauma Recovery Coaching
September 7, 2021
How Trauma Impacts with Frizti Horstman
Some of you may recognize Fritzi Horstman from watching Dr. Gabor Mate’s film The Wisdom Of Trauma. Fritzi is the founder of The Compassion Prison Project. Will we be talking about trauma, aces, and what she is doing in the world. To find out about my work and coaching offerings This episode was sponsored by International Association Of Trauma Recovery Coaching
August 31, 2021
Healing Trauma And The Polyvagal Theory Q & A with Deb Dana
In this episode I’m welcoming back Deb Dana. Deb Dana, LCSW, is a clinician, consultant, author and speaker specializing in complex trauma. Her work is focused on using the lens of the Polyvagal Theory to understand and resolve the impact of trauma in our lives. She has authored many books including The Polyvagal Theory in Therapy, Clinical Applications of The Polyvagal Theory ( co editor with Stephen Porges) , Polyvagal Exercises For Safety And Connection, and Anchored : How to Befriend Your Nervous System Using The Polyvagal Theory ( forthcoming November,2021) Deb Dana’s website My website To find out information about The International Association Of Trauma Recovery Coaching or To watch this on YouTube
August 23, 2021
Attachment & Adult Relationships with Melissa Callahan
I’m joined with Psychotherapist and relational expert Melissa Callahan. Melissa will be talking about attachment and how it can show up in our adult relationships. IG @relationalhealer. To find out about my trauma recovery coaching services For information on Trauma Recovery Coaching Certification with the IAOTRC
August 17, 2021
Generational Trauma Suffered By The Indigenous Community With Nakuset
Nakuset was a part of the sixties scoop where thousands of Indigenous children were taken from their homes and families and placed into foster care and adopted out to white families across Canada. The legacy of the residential schools are directly connected to the 60’s scoop as you will hear as she shares part of her story. You can also watch it on You can find her on Instagram @ supacree facebook @ Nakuset Cree Nation SUPPORT this podcast @ Thank you for supporting this work
August 11, 2021
The Living Legacy Of Trauma With Dr. Janina Fisher
Dr. Janina Fisher is a renowned expert in the field of Trauma and Recovery. She is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Instructor at the Trauma Center. She’s written many books, her latest being Transforming The Living Legacy Of Trauma. In this episode she will talk about what is the living legacy of Trauma and the model she developed to help clients work with their trauma. You can find more about her work You can watch this on YouTube Her latest book SUPPORT the podcast for the cost of a coffee. Thank you for your support.
July 25, 2021
Getting In Touch With Our Needs after being raised by a Narcissistic Caregiver
In this episode I’m joined once again with psychologist Dr. Jean Cheng. We talk about the challenges that come with getting in touch with our needs after being raised with a caregiver with narcissistic tendencies and learning to meet them. - IG @ jeanpsychologist -☕️SUPPORT this work ☕️ Thank you for supporting this podcast.
July 19, 2021
Why We Need The Body When Healing Trauma with Dr. Pat Odgen
Our guest today is Dr. Pat Odgen, a pioneer in somatic psychology, the creator of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy method, and the founder of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute. She is a clinician, consultant, international lecturer, and she is the author of Trauma and The Body:A Sensorimotor Approach To Psychotherapy and Sensorimotor psychotherapy: interventions for trauma and attachment, and The pocket guide to Sensorimotor psychotherapy in context. In this episode we talk about why the body has to be included in therapy, the freeze response and so much more. You can find some free resources on her Facebook page@Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute. Support my work for the cost of a coffee.
July 9, 2021
Communicating Our Needs To Our Partner’s In Understanding Trauma
This episode was previously recorded and released in early 2020. Elizabeth Earnshaw is a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist & certified Gottman method therapist. We will be talking about how we help our partners to understand our needs in the relationship when we have had relational trauma. You can reach Elizabeth You can support this podcast for the cost of a coffee. Thank you for supporting my work!
July 4, 2021
Parenting, Complex Trauma and Self Regulation with Sidu Arroyo- Boulter
In this episode I’m joined with licensed professional counselor Sidu Arroyo-Boulter. We talk about emotions and how to help ourselves and our children regulate. We also talk about the guilt and shame that can come with “losing” it with our children and so much more. You can reach Sidu IG@conscious.parents You can support my work through the podcast for the cost of a coffee. Thank you for supporting my work!
June 27, 2021
Human Trafficking and Healing From Complex Trauma with Jessa Crisp
In this episode, I’m talking with Jessa Crisp. Jessa is a survivor of childhood trauma and familial trafficking. She will be sharing some of her story and how she was able to escape. Today, Jessa is an advocate and educates on Human trafficking and is a Mental Health Clinician You can reach Instagram @ JessaCrispofficial. You can support my work through the podcast for the cost of a coffee. Thank you for supporting my work!
June 18, 2021
When They Can’t Empathize.
One of the most painful parts of relational trauma is not having your feelings seen and empathized with. This episode touches on this and how you can begin to heal in healthy and safe relationships with others. *SUPPORT this podcast
June 15, 2021
Emotionally Immature Parents with Esther Schwarz
In this episode I’m joined with therapist Esther Schwarz. Esther shares the difference between emotionally mature parents and emotionally immature parents. We talk about how that can have an impact on you and ways to begin to heal. To reach Esther on Instagram @estherschwartz.lmsw Support this podcast for the cost of a coffee Thank you for your support!
June 11, 2021
Trauma, God and Faith
This episode is for those of Faith who have been hurt by their communities for their lack of trauma informed care. It also offers hope that with trauma informed care, change is possible. Support the podcast for the cost of a coffee. Thank you for supporting my work!
June 7, 2021
Trauma Healing And Grief with Britt Frank
In this episode I’m joined with Trauma therapist Britt Frank to talk about healing Trauma and Grief. Britt touches on what the goals of trauma therapy are and how to differentiate between trauma and grief. You can reach Britt @ and on Instagram @brittfrank You can support my work through the podcast for the cost of a coffee. Thank you for supporting my work!
May 31, 2021
Healing Childhood Trauma With Kathy Wiens
Katherine Weins is a trauma recovery and wellness coach. She is the author of two books about her childhood trauma and her placement into foster care. She will share part of her story and what has been helpful in her healing. You can reach Kathy @ *Support this podcast
May 26, 2021
Trauma Healing with Dr Janina Fisher
(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! Support this podcast for the cost of a coffee. Thank you for your support!
May 17, 2021
How Understanding Trauma Helps Us To Understand Ourselves
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 Support this podcast for the cost of a coffee. Your support is appreciated.
May 10, 2021
Mother’s Day And Mother Hunger with Kelly Mcdaniel
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 video You can find Kelly on IG @ kellymcdanieltherapy and Support this podcast
May 1, 2021
Kristina’s Healing Journey
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 You can find her on social media as the shame lady.
April 27, 2021
Understanding Emotions with Psychologist Dr. Stacey Schell
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 Support this podcast for the cost of a coffee. Thank you for supporting my work!
April 20, 2021
Alex’s Healing Journey
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.
April 13, 2021
When Trauma Informed Care Is Not Available For Survivors.
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 SUPPORT this podcast
April 6, 2021
Learning About The Spectrum Of Dissociative Disorders with Trauma Therapist Cristina Mardirossian
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 SUPPORT this podcast for the cost of a coffee. Thank you for supporting my work!
April 1, 2021
Peaceful Parenting With Lelia Schott
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
March 25, 2021
Healing And Hope
In this episode, Monique talks about healing and hope for change. Support the podcast for the cost of a coffee. Thank you for supporting my work!
March 19, 2021
Healing From Sexual And Ritual Abuse with Lisa Meister
⚠️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.
March 13, 2021
Being A Mom And Complex Trauma
I’m joined with holistic therapist Lori Lim. We are talking about some of the ways being a mother with a CPTSD history may be challenging. IG @womens_therapy Website is
March 7, 2021
Mother Hunger with Kelly Mc Daniel
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. IG kellymcdanieltherapy SUPPORT the podcast with the cost of a coffee. Thank you for supporting my work!
February 28, 2021
My Trauma Healing Journey With Therapist Cristiana Freon
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
February 20, 2021
Attachment With Dr. Tina Bryson
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 SUPPORT this podcast for the cost of a coffee. Thank you for supporting my work!
February 12, 2021
Body Grief And Trauma with Laura Anderson.
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 Support this podcast for the cost of a coffee. Thank you for supporting my work!
February 5, 2021
Boundaries With Parents
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 SUPPORT this podcast for the cost of a coffee. Thank you for supporting my work!
January 29, 2021
My Healing Trauma Journey with Monica Vogt
I’m joined with Trauma survivor and Psychotherapist Monica Vogt. Monica shares both part of her personal and professional journey of healing. IG@psych.monicavogt
January 21, 2021
Understanding Trauma Responses
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.
January 14, 2021
Adoption Trauma With Moses Farrow
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
January 6, 2021
My Healing Journey With Dr. Jean Cheng
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.
December 29, 2020
Exploring What Is Safety and Lack Of Safety In Relationships With Brenda Barros Rivera
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.
December 21, 2020
My Healing Childhood Trauma Journey with Chima Lubin
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. instagram @kabodcounselling
December 14, 2020
Why Are Messes So Triggering For Trauma Survivors?
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
December 5, 2020
What Is The Window Of Tolerance With Vanessa Pezo.
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
December 3, 2020
Understanding The Inner Child with Dr Anna Kress
In this episode, I’m joined once again with psychologist Dr Anna Kress to talk more about The Inner Child. We explore what the inner child is, what they need and how to heal. IG @drannakress
November 25, 2020
Eating Disorders and Trauma With Lucia Bennett
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.
November 18, 2020
My Journey Of Discovering CPTSD with Esther Schwarz
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
November 10, 2020
Hope after Trauma with Owen Morgan
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.
November 2, 2020
We Learned Not to Feel.
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.
October 26, 2020
Children, Adolescence And Trauma With Ilyse Kennedy
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. IG@movingpartspsychotherapy
October 21, 2020
Healing and Self Worth With Phillippa Chinery
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 IG@ Phillippa.chinery.counselling
October 13, 2020
Narcissist Abuse With An Intimate Partner With Kimberly Weeks
In this episode, I am joined with Narcissist Abuse Recovery Coach Kimberly Weeks to talk about the Narcissistic abuse cycle with intimate partners
October 7, 2020
Dissociation And Trauma With Dr.Bethany Brand
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 SUPPORT this podcast for the cost of a coffee. Thank you for supporting my work!
September 29, 2020
Trauma and Addiction with Katelin Hanhart
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.
September 22, 2020
Gentle Conscious Parenting While Healing From Trauma With Lelia Schott
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. IG@synergy.gentle.parenting ,Facebook @ synergy:gentle parenting resources
September 8, 2020
What is Sensory Motor Psychotherapy With Victoria Donahue.
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.
September 2, 2020
What is Somatic Experiencing with Ilene Smith
Somatic Experiencing therapist and author Ilene Smith joins us to discuss how this modality can be helpful in the healing of Trauma. IG @ ilenesmithhealing.
August 25, 2020
What is The Internal Family System’s ( IFS) Model with Dr. Anna Kress
In the episode I’m joined with clinical psychologist Dr. Anna Kress to talk about The Internal Family Systems Model when working with Trauma. IG@drannakress
August 18, 2020
What is Attachment Focused EMDR with Melissa Parks
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 @ and on IG @ melissaparkstherapy.
August 10, 2020
Inner Child / Parts Work With Victoria Donahue.
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. IG@ Victoria.donahue.healing
August 3, 2020
Anxiety and Trauma Healing with Lorraine Pascale
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
July 21, 2020
Trauma and The Nervous System
Understanding the role that the nervous system plays in our moment to moment experience, can help us feel less shame and more Compassion towards our responses.
July 14, 2020
What Is Developmental Trauma with Mily Gomez.
In this episode I’m joined with Trauma Therapist Mily Gomez and we will be talking about what exactly is Developmental Trauma. IG @latibulecounseling
July 7, 2020
Healing Trauma with Dr Janina Fisher
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. Email
June 30, 2020
The Parentified Child
In this episode Monique is talking about the burden of being a parentified child and separating from it.
June 22, 2020
Understanding Racial Trauma Recovery with Kimberly Weeks
In this episode, Trauma Recovery Coach Kimberly Weeks and I will be talking about Racial Trauma Recovery and the responses we are currently seeing in the world.
June 10, 2020
The Experience Of Feeling Loved
In this mini episode, Monique talks about how feeling cared for and loved by significant others may feel challenging to grasp due to attachment trauma.
May 25, 2020
Attachment and Secure Earned Attachment in Relationships With guest Melissa Parks.
Today I’m joined with relationship and trauma specialist Melissa Parks. We will be talking about attachment in relationships and about Earned Secure Attachment.
May 20, 2020
Being With Instead Of Letting Go.
We often hear the message that in order to move forward, we need to let go. For those with developmental and childhood Trauma, this message isn’t always helpful.
May 13, 2020
Honouring Ourselves On Mother’s Day with Cath Counihan
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
May 7, 2020
Trauma and Time Travel
At times, we can feel our past traumatic experiences appearing to show up in the present. This can happen when circumstances feel in some way familiar to how we felt in a past trauma.
May 5, 2020
Trauma and The Polyvagal Theory with Guest Deb Dana
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
April 28, 2020
The 3 Stages of Healing Trauma with Yolanda Renteria
In this episode, I’m talking with Trauma Trained therapist Yolanda Renteria about the three stages of Trauma Healing. You can follow her work @ IG account Thisisyolandarenteria
April 18, 2020
Trauma Informed Help For Trauma Survivors
Childhood Trauma Survivors require support by those who have had trauma informed training. Without specialized support in trauma, a client may be left feeling unsafe and misunderstood.
April 13, 2020
Dealing With Anxiety & Grief During The Time Of Corvid-19 with Robin Shapiro
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.
April 4, 2020
Resilience While Sheltering In Place with Dr. Arielle Schwartz
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.
March 28, 2020
Parenting and Reparenting With CPTSD
On today’s episode I’m joined with psychotherapist Cath Counihan . We will be talking about the challenge of parenting when we have had childhood trauma.
March 20, 2020
Communicating Our Need With Partner’s In Understanding Trauma
In the this episode I’m joined with therapist Elizabeth Earnshaw, LMFT. We will be talking about communication with our partners about understanding our Trauma. IG @lizlistens
March 5, 2020
Boundaries & People Pleasing
Today I will be talking with therapist Sarah Normandin about boundaries and people pleasing.
February 27, 2020
The Unempathtic Mother with Britt Frank
Today I will be talking with psychotherapist and trauma specialist Britt Frank about some of the implications of being raised by a mother without empathy.
January 9, 2020
Surviving The Holiday Struggle
In this episode, Monique is talking to therapist Natalie Gutierrez about how we can prepare ourselves emotionally for the holidays with family.
December 19, 2019
The Narcissistic Parent
Today I have with me therapist Natalie Gutierrez. We will be talking about The Narcissistic Parent. What it is and how to heal from it.
October 15, 2019
An Anxiety Disorder Recovery Story with Drew From The Anxious Truth
Today on the podcast, I have Drew Linsalata from The Anxious Truth. He will be sharing his own personal story of living with anxiety in various forms and recovering from it.
October 2, 2019
The Problem With Listening To Our Thoughts - w/"That Anxiety Guy"
Great conversation with Drew (That Anxiety Guy) - about thoughts!  
June 26, 2019
Finding Power When You Feel Powerless - w/That Anxiety Guy
My conversation with Drew from the That Anxiety Guy podcast about how even in what seem like our most helpless and powerless moments, we are empowered and capable.
June 18, 2019
You Are Not Responsible For The Happiness Of Others - w/That Anxiety Guy
My conversation with Drew from the That Anxiety Guy podcast about how making ourselves responsible for the happiness of others can be a problem.  
June 4, 2019