Perfectly imperfect. Learning how to cope in uncertainty.
This week we speak with Kieri Olmstead owner of simple empathy about how to navigate the uncertainty of our world right now!
April 6, 2020
Energy healing for empaths, highly sensitive people, and others
This week we are talking about energy healing as a type of self care. Come on in and hear from our special guest Sara Rodger LMFT and energy healing practitioner. You'll learn about what energy healing is and how to practice it in your daily life. Enjoy!!!!
March 20, 2020
Friendships run deep
On this episode we discuss friendships and their importance to caring for our soul! Tune in!!!
March 9, 2020
Run that back one more time!
This week we have decided to take a small break and replay one of our favorite episodes! Enjoy this episode discussing why it’s important to go to a sex therapist with Holly Wood, LMFT.
March 1, 2020
Drawing closer together
Do you want to build more strength and endurance into your relationships with those you care about? Today we offer you questions you can ask a loved one or a lover to inspire deeper connections that will build resilience into your relationship.
February 24, 2020
The Language of Luv: Increase Communication and Strengthen your Loving Relationships (5 Luv Langs)
Surprise!!! To celebrate Love Day we are bringing you an early episode!!!! Most of us have heard that communication is key in the success of any relationship, and particularly in romantic relationships. Well on this week’s episode we discuss the five love languages as a tool to reignite any relationship to the best version it can be!
February 14, 2020
Creating Authentic Relationships
Ever wonder why some people attract and others don’t? Ever wonder why we are attracted to our opposites? Ever wonder why we chose partners like our parents? Well tune in because this week we are joined by Cherrie Phillips, LMFT to discuss attachment styles within relationship. Check out the following links if you want to know more about your attachment style check out these links 1. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/tests/relationships/relationship-attachment-style-test 2. https://testyourself.psychtests.com/testid/2859 3. http://www.web-research-design.net/cgi-bin/crq/crq.pl*
February 9, 2020
Why we grieve celebrities we have never met
This week the great Kobe “Black Mamba” Bryant passed away along with 8 other people including his very own daughter in a fatal helicopter accident. Over the past week, the atmosphere has been filled with sadness, personal reflection, and other similar sentiments about this celebrity’s death. On this week’s episode we discuss why this takes place and why we are not crazy for grieving a celebrity we may have never known or met. Join us for this candid discussion and let us know how you grieve celebrities on our Facebook group soul care by so cal or our instagram socaltherapy. Also, check this article as referenced in this episode https://whatsyourgrief.com/grieving-a-celebrity-death/?fbclid=IwAR35jN3brBdTiU5N2wps_TyAAkVAhPHma1Hd_OMnrAl6f0P1d_YEUp-ho9U
February 2, 2020
Let’s talk about Rejection!!! What we all know but don’t want to discuss!
This week we dive into the perils and ways to overcome Rejection!
January 26, 2020
Have you ever felt like your walking through life but not going anywhere? Well, you’re not alone!!! So many of us experience moments when we hit a wall! This week’s episode gives you some ideas on how to get unstuck but also how a therapist can help you become unstuck as well! We start by discussing the emotional brain and it’s connection to the emotions that keep us stuck! Check out www.socaltherapycenter.com for our suggested reading under the soul care tab!
January 19, 2020
Creativity Is For Everyone!!!!
Creativity is good for the soul and in honor of international creativity month we are talking about alll the special nuances for creativity in our lives and fields of work. Our special guest Robin Walker takes us through the ins a outs of bringing the creativity out in YOU! As always, engage with us on facebook as well as instagram at SoCal Therapy Center or Soul Care by SoCal. You can also engage with us at our website socaltherapycenter.com to find all the tool, resources, and special information from each of our episodes!!! Special thank you to Robin Walker! You can find him at www.robinwalkerstudio.com; Instagram at robin walker studio; or contact him at 818-347-1242!
January 12, 2020
It’s the Soul Care Awards!!!!
Happy New Year!!! This episode we spend time doing a special version of year in review by bringing you all the Soul Care Awards!!! Have seat and enjoy this fun episode!
January 5, 2020
Lesson Learned 2019
Learning life's lessons is a continuous process but we know that this time of year allows us all to spend time reflecting. Well in this episode we discuss three strategies on how to be more reflective and set your self up for your next season in 2020!!!
December 29, 2019
Inspirational Holiday Traditions
What better way to care for our souls than to discuss the traditions that nourish and bond us with family and community! This episode we are joined by several friends of the podcast and we hear all about the various ways we can find inspiration through seasoned and newly formed holiday traditions! Engage with us on our FB soul care by SoCal group and let us know if any of these transitions resonate with you as well! Happy Holidays!
December 22, 2019
Top Ten Holiday Quotes because Dr. Seuss said best... You have to be odd to be number 1!
It’s the holiday season and what better way to care for your soul than being affirmed with the top ten quotes for the holidays!?!?! Listen in to hear all about our take on these popular holiday quotes!
December 15, 2019
Let’s Talk About Sex
Famed Hip Hop Duo Salt-N-Pepa said it best “ lets talk about sex baby... All the good things and the bad things it can be... let’s talk about it...let’s talk about sex! On this episode of Soul Care by SoCal we have brought back our favorite Sex Therapist Holly Wood to discuss why investing in your sex life and a good sex therapist is so important. Tune in and enjoy this very relevant and fun conversation!
December 8, 2019
Gift Giving At It's Best
Want to give your best this holiday season? What about giving with your soul? Well, check out this episode as we dive into the many ways you can give with your soul to care for those you love the most including yourself! This episode is filled with many ideas and stories to boost your creative minds about gift-giving this season! Sit back and enjoy it! Also, don't forget to check out our website www.socaltherapycenter.com and hit the tab "Soul Care" for direct links and references to all that we discussed in this episode!
November 29, 2019
Learning To Love What Is Good For You
Loving ourselves can often present as a challenge! The good news is that there are many ways to move through these difficulties. Listen in as Director Jade J. Dixon discusses her films and how they helped her to discover ways she learned to love the good and bad of her story to ultimately heal! We are so excited to learn about her journey and process of engagement in soul care. We loved chatting with her about her story and know you will enjoy her story too! So, sit back and enjoy!
November 24, 2019
The (Not So) Happy Holidays
Do you feel THE PRESSURE at the holidays? Are there times that you wish you could hop in a time machine and skip the holidays all together? In today’s episode, internationally renowned grief and loss expert Debi Jenkins Frankle, LMFT talks with Beth and Brandy about HOW TO NEGOTIATE the landmines of the holidays amidst your difficult family dynamics, changes in your family, and changes in your celebrations and/or traditions. Tune in to learn how to find your path through!!!
November 17, 2019
Because Life is Messy...
Get ready to uncover the path for discovering the beauty in your mess. This week we interview Dr. Brandy Reid co author for The Beauty In My Mess Vol 2: Stories of Love, Learning and Living. This book was released October 29, 2019 and is the collection of over twenty influential women who come together to tell a small piece of their autobiography that had a profound impact on how they loved, learned and lived over the years. Tune in and engage with our facebook community on the Soul Care by SoCal facebook group.
November 10, 2019
Sexual Self Care
Today’s episode is on Sexual Self Care! Our resident sex therapist Holly Wood, LMFT, discusses what sexual self care is; why we need it; and how to implement it in our lives! Sit back and enjoy the discussion!
November 3, 2019
Mindful Parenting - The Secret to Stronger Relationships with (and more compliance from) Your Kids
Mindful parenting is an approach to parenting that you can use to strengthen your relationship with your kids. We discuss definitions, resources, and tips to help you use mindful parenting techniques immediately to be your best parenting self.
October 27, 2019
Postpartum Depression - Tips to Understand and Overcome It
Today we talk about postpartum depression. We discuss definitions, myths and strategies to overcome PPD. Listen now for tips and resources to help you on your journey!
October 20, 2019
Building Your Resilient Life
This week we are bringing you one of our favorite episodes from our archive because EVERYONE needs resilience. Join us again as we discuss resiliency by looking at biological components to resiliency and offer tips to increase your resiliency in your day to day life. Sit back and enjoy!!!!
October 14, 2019
Soul Care by SoCal
Introduction to Soul Care by SoCal podcast!
September 27, 2019