Wedding Therapy Podcast

Wedding Therapy Podcast

By Wedding Therapy
We believe that wedding planning is more than just logistics and pretty flowers. We are here to start the conversation on the hard stuff. Family dynamics. Money. Therapy.
Transforming relationships one wedding at a time.
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Episode 30: Dealing With Death of a Loved One
You guys asked... we resisted... but we finally decided it was time to chat about a topic that's not all sunshine, roses, and hilarity. It's real life, and you guys had questions! We're talking about planning a wedding while also wanting to honor a past family member or friend. We hope you guys find value in tough topics like this!
46:42
August 19, 2019
Episode 29: Rainy of Circa Rentals
This week we sit down and chat with Rainy of Circa Rentals all about her business, how she got started in her business and what sets you apart as a trendsetter in this industry.  Follow her at @circarentals and https://www.circavintagerentals.com/
53:28
August 12, 2019
Episode 28: Minisode #5
We're hoping to keep you laughing all week with this new minisode! From Florida swamp ceremonies to Shrek soundtracks and the classic drunk guest cheering on the bride... mid vows. We promise, this minisode will take the edge off from wedding planning or just a plain stressful week.  If you have a hilarious wedding story - send them to us at weddingtherapypodcast@gmail.com!
24:50
August 5, 2019
Episode 27: Making Your Wedding Day Personal
Making your wedding day personal, can often time feel overwhelming and just adding more stress on top of ALL the other things you need to do for your big day. With Instagram and Pinterest, it's impossible to not feel the pressure to make your wedding an ultimate personal creative showstopper. In today's episode we break down all the ways you can and should add some personality and the areas where you def don't have to go overboard! To learn more and get shoppable links to make your wedding day personal, Emilee put together a supplemental blog post to help you out! You can view it here: http://www.tastefultatters.com/making-your-wedding-day-personal
1:00:58
July 29, 2019
Episode 26: Avoiding Bridezilla Status
We're baaaaaaack! Did you miss us? We sure missed you! We're kicking off the week with a bit of a touchy subject - Bridezillas. We've all heard of them. Maybe you've met one in real life. We're here to discuss what's fact and what's fiction and how to avoid the pitfalls of turning into one yourself. We hope you guys like it! Join the conversation over at our Facebook Page - https://www.facebook.com/WeddingTherapyPodcast/
46:57
July 22, 2019
Episode 25: An Education on Toasting with JP Reynolds
We brought JP back to chat allll about how to give an incredible toast... at a wedding, or any other function. We share our best and worst toasting experiences and we hear all about JP's dad's toast that almost ruined his brothers wedding day! Don't miss his article in the Huffpost on toasting as well - https://www.huffpost.com/entry/how-to-give-a-toast-that-will-be-remembered-for-all_b_592d1efbe4b08861ed0ccbae If you have a hilarious toast story - send it to us at weddingtherapypodcast@gmail.com
58:49
July 8, 2019
Episode 24: Wedding Guest Etiquette
This week Meghan and Emilee discuss all those tricky questions that have guests stumped... should you wear heels? Is it really not okay to wear white to a wedding? NO! It's not okay. Don't worry we discuss everything from rsvps, plus ones, to using cell phones during the ceremony and everything in between!  We'd like to keep the conversation going - join us on our FB page - https://www.facebook.com/WeddingTherapyPodcast
1:19:55
June 24, 2019
Episode 23: Minisode #4
This week Meghan and Emilee catch up on life and what they've been up to, and read your hilarious wedding stories! To have your funny wedding story featured, email it to us at weddingtherapypodcast@gmail.com
33:03
June 17, 2019
Episode 22: Couple's Corner with Chloe & Brian
This week we chat with married couple, Chloe & Brian Pastore as we discuss their wedding planning journey. How they navigated an interfaith ceremony and all the different family dynamics that come along with wedding planning! They chat about the importance of hiring a wedding planning, putting trust in your vendors, and how to deal with difficult vendors. They have so much insight having gone through the whole process and just now celebrating their one year anniversary! 
1:23:29
June 10, 2019
Episode 21: Pain & Peace Cycles
We're talking again with Whitney McGillicuddy this week all about pain and peace cycles. Why we react the way we do in conflict. Where we find our sense of self. And where our anxieties come from.  This week we want to get interactive with you all! We're posting some documents that Whitney shares on our Facebook and Instagram - so join the conversation with us here: https://www.facebook.com/WeddingTherapyPodcast and here: https://www.instagram.com/weddingtherapypodcast
1:00:52
June 3, 2019
Episode 20: Love Languages with AMFT, Whitney McGillicuddy
Episode 20 is here friends and we are doing a deep dive on LOVE LANGUAGES! Marriage and family therapist, Whitney McGullicuddy breaks down what love languages are, how we form them, how they change, and the ways and which we can practice them in a healthy way in our relationships. We had so much fun learning and chatting with her and we hope you do too! If you'd like to take the love language test you can do so here: https://www.5lovelanguages.com/ You can purchase the book, take the test, and learn more about the app all on this site! If you have questions for us at all, you can email us at weddingtherapypodcast@gmail.com
59:01
May 27, 2019
Episode 19: Allen Berger Pt. 2
This week we are back with Allen Berger, Phd to talk all things Marriage 101. Our chat with him last week was just TOO good, we needed to give you guys more! We hope you love this dialogue all about marriage, communication, mature love, and realistic expectations.  If you would love to learn more about Allen & his practice, or snag a copy of his book, head over to his website HERE: https://abphd.com/  If you have questions for us or if you'd like to submit your own wedding story for our minisode you can contact us at weddingtherapypodcast@gmail.com
46:36
May 20, 2019
Episode 18: Psychologist Allen Berger Pt. 1
This week we had the incredible honor to sit down with PhD Psychologist, Allen Berger. We loved talking to him so much we had to break it up into a 2 part series. This week we talk all about relationships. The different dynamics within mature and immature love and so much in between. Allen shares his wisdom from his many years as a professional in this arena, he is also a published author, speaker, husband, and father. If you would like to learn more about Dr. Berger or grab a copy of his book (we've read it - it's so good!) be sure to head to his website HERE If you have questions about this episode or want to connect more on some of the topics we cover, feel free to reach out to us at weddingtherapypodcast@gmail.com or join the conversation on our Facebook Page
56:10
May 13, 2019
Episode 17: Wedding Vows with JP Reynolds
This week we talk all about your wedding vows, with wedding officiant and "vow expert" JP Reynolds. JP was such a pleasure to chat with ALLL about wedding vows... we loved our talk so much we sort of accidentally naturally went into another topic and realized we need to do a part 2! So, we apologize for the random cut off towards the end - but we really wanted to dedicate that topic to a whole other episode.  If you want to learn more about JP and his role as a coach, teacher, and officiant - check out his website HERE We also mention JP's book on writing vows pretty much throughout the episode, so if you'd like to snag a copy for yourself, you can do so HERE! Follow JP on Instagram If you have any follow up questions or hilarious wedding stories, send them our way to weddingtherapypodcast@gmail.com
1:04:22
May 6, 2019
Episode 16: Wedding Dress History with Ilana Winter
This week do we have a treat for YOU! Whether you're planning a wedding, or it's the last thing on your mind... this one is sure to be fascinating. We brought on Ilana Winter who is a Fashion & Visual Culture Scholar to talk all about the historical and socio economical history of the wedding dress! We learn soooo much and we hope you do too! Ilana gave us some great resources during our chat so we wanted to make sure you got those as well: The Books she referenced! Cinderella Dreams: The Allure of the Lavish Wedding Joyful: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness -The author's IG handle is @aestheticsofjoy and is definitely a fun one to follow. All Dressed in White: The Irresistible Rise of the American Wedding Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History Her Huffington Post article The Art History timeline published by the Metropolitan Museum of Art Faux Fiance Instagram accounts she recommends: @lohobride @aestheticsofjoy @nyucostumestudies @documenting_fashion @cortanabrides
1:32:32
April 22, 2019
Episode 15: Minisode #3
This week we read YOUR stories of REAL wedding blunders... we hear stories of grooms falling asleep during their own ceremony, groom's getting pooped on in the middle of their ceremony by a bird overheard, and so many more that will have you doubled over laughing... or crazy laughing to yourself in your car so much so that you get weird looks from the cars next to you - and it will be SO. WORTH. IT. We  hope these stories bring a smile to your face and remind you what matters most when you're in the midst of planning your own wedding! To submit your own story - send us an email at weddingtherapypodcast@gmail.com
42:24
April 15, 2019
Episode 14: Drama Free Bridal Parties
For this week's episode, Emilee and Meghan went to YOU guys for our inspiration. We took to Instagram and asked you guys what were the hardest parts about being bridesmaids and where the biggest source of drama stems from - from YOUR own experiences. From there - we just break down some strategies and tips from our experiences as professionals as well as our own experiences from being bridesmaids (and brides) ourselves. We discuss ways the Bride can alleviate much of the drama... and tried and true rules for Bridesmaids themselves to have a wonderful drama free bridal party experience! Download the FREE DOWNLOAD Emilee made for you guys HERE! Follow along the conversation on our Facebook HERE! Submit your own crazy wedding stories to us at weddingtherapypodcast@gmail.com
1:13:52
April 8, 2019
Episode 13: Money Talk Meets Real Talk with Cat
This week we talk all about wedding budgets, communication with your partner & families, and expectations... for your wedding day.. and your life. We were so lucky to have OC Wedding Planner Cat Nguyen join us for this week's episode! If you'd like to learn more about her, follow along on her journey, hit her up for a coffee date, you can find her at @meandcplusthree Don't forget to subscribe to Wedding Therapy Podcast and if you like what you hear - leave us a review!! You can also find our community chatting all things wedding over on our Facebook & Group Therapy Page 
1:24:15
April 1, 2019
Episode 12: Dee From No Worries Events & The Importance of Mental Health
We are BACK!!!! And this week we talk all about the importance of mental health, from the vendor perspective. Dee opens up and shares all about her journey to becoming a wedding planner.. and a mother, and the postpartum depression she experienced after giving birth to her son.  We also share loads of laughs over our love for true crime, and movies.. most of which Emilee hasn't seen! Whether you're a wedding planner, photographer, florist... or any other vendor - we talk about the highs and lows and the very real emotions we ALL have felt at one time or another as a wedding professional. We hope you enjoy this episode as much as we do! Dee is launching a new series called Wedding Planner Support Group and you can learn more and sign up Here! And you can follow Dee on instagram HERE and her website HERE! 
1:19:57
March 25, 2019
Episode 11: Real Wedding Planning Story with Ashley & Mitch
This week we chat with real couple,  Ashley and Mitch and all about how they lost their wedding venue in the Malibu fires... and a host of other wedding planning stories that will have you hanging on every word. Seemingly straight out of a movie, there are many laughs and a dramatic turn of events, and the sweetest moments between the love birds!
1:09:47
March 11, 2019
Episode 10: Minisode #2
Are you all ready for another week of YOUR wedding stories? We sure are! This week we discuss a face plant into a wedding cake, a stouffers lasagna served for dinner at a wedding, and so much more! To submit your own wedding story - email us at weddingtherapypodcast@gmail.com
35:04
March 4, 2019
Episode 9: Featuring Margaux of Harmony Creative Studio
This week with sit down with Wedding Planner & Designer Margaux Fraise, owner of Harmony Creative. She shares all about her own wedding planning experience, her relationship with her husband, her business, her battle and victory over breast cancer and some fun new projects she just launched this year! Be sure to follow all that Margaux is doing at: @harmonycreative @mxfraise And don't miss her FREE Resource to download: bit.ly/HCSfirststeps
1:15:06
February 25, 2019
Episode 8: All Things Therapy with Kelsey Larson
This week we chat with a full blown licensed MFT... which we learned is called a LMFT (you're in the "know" now too - you're welcome). We talk all about her wedding planning process and how her job has equipped her to handle certain relational, but guys - she's just like all of us - she still has some wedding stress! She does give some incredible advice to all brides out there, that quite frankly - we ALL could benefit from!
1:13:54
February 18, 2019
Episode 7: An Interview with Emilee of Tasteful Tatters
This week's episode is ALL about wedding planning! What a Wedding Planner actually does. How hiring a wedding planning can save you loads of stress, and everything in between! Emilee shares about her strategic process to help guide couples through wedding planning and there are loads of laughs along the way. If you want to learn more about Tasteful Tatters, you can check out her website at http://www.tastefultatters.com/
1:19:31
February 11, 2019
Episode 6: Self Care with Kasey Dreier
This week we chat it up with Kasey Dreier and discuss all things self care - and what self care is NOT. Kasey sheds light on how to set boundaries, identify stress in your life, and so much more! Whether you are a bride, a wedding vendor, or literally just a HUMAN - this episode is for you! For more info on Kasey and her work with individuals, check out www.kaseydreier.com
1:19:06
February 4, 2019
Episode 5: Our First Minisode of Your Real Wedding Stories
This is the first "minisode" where Emilee and Meghan read your hilariously funny REAL wedding stories!
38:44
January 28, 2019
Episode 4: An Interview with Meghan Christine Photography
This week we share stories from all our holiday adventures and Emilee interviews Meghan to share all about wedding photography - why it's important, what you should budget for it, how to find a photographer that's right for you... Oh, and we also go on tangents like the power of names, our own families, and our our besties have the same name! 
1:09:40
January 21, 2019
Episode 3: Your Parent's Marriage
This week we take a deep dive into your parent's relationship/marriage and how it can affect you and big decisions surrounding your wedding day. We give tangible tips on how to manage this for wedding planning and just for life in general
51:23
January 9, 2019
Episode 2: The Stigma of Couples Therapy with Cara Carrillo
For Episode 2 we brought on friend, Cara Carrillo to share her story with couples therapy and how it transformed her life and marriage.
57:53
January 9, 2019
Episode 1: Introductions
Helping people navigate relationships and conflict throughout the wedding planning process and beyond. This Episodes is just a quick intro about who we are, what we're about, and what we hope to accomplish with this podcast. Hope you enjoy!
23:26
January 9, 2019
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