In this episode Jackie talks about Cognitive Dissonance. Life is filled with decisions and decisions typically arouse dissonance. Continuing to look at our current state of politics in the US, we talk about how cognitive dissonance also applies with the leaders we endorse.
In this episode Jackie has a guest on to talk about Politics. Not partisan politics that put so many people on opposing sides from those they love, work with and know. Politics as it is designed to work and what we as citizens can do to get politics working for us instead of against us.
In this episode Jackie talks about the Johari Window as a tool for increasing self-awareness and emotional intelligence. This is a tool often used in therapy as a way for clients to receive feedback about themselves that will help them make the changes they are seeking and to have happier and meaningful relationships.
In this episode Jackie talks with fellow CSAT and Marriage and Family Therapist Jeremy Mast. Traditional abstinence based programs don’t work for everyone. For those who struggle with the traditional programs they often feel a great deal of shame for not fitting in. The Harm Reduction model recognizes this and has an approach to reduce the shame and benefit those who struggle.
In this episode Jackie talks with Greg Woodhill about his new podcast "A Brave New Man" In this episode Jackie and Greg talk about what men and women are getting wrong and what they are getting right. Greg Woodhill is a licensed psychotherapist who has spent thousands of hours directly helping sex and porn addicts recover from their addictions. He strongly believes that true psychological and emotional growth can only occur in a safe environment, which he provides for his clients through long-term therapeutic work. He holds a Master's Degree from the University of Santa Monica, where he developed his personal therapeutic style of empathic listening, exploring early childhood trauma, and encouraging personal responsibility. He is a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist.
In this episode Jackie talks with Dr. Janice Caudill and Dan Drake about their workbook that helps prepares couples for disclosure. Disclosure can be an important part of couples recovering, healing and moving forward and it can also go poorly. Their workbook and thoughts shared in this episode are geared to give couples and those guiding the disclosure options to consider and make disclosure successful.
In this episode Jackie talks about three personality disorders: borderline, narcissistic and anti-social. It can be hard to wrap our head around these disorders when we want to believe the best about others. It’s also important to know about these disorders in order to spot what’s happening and stop the abuse.