This episode is the final episode in the series on effective communication. In this episode Jackie talks about skills we can learn and develop to have the meaningful conversations in our relationships. These skills can become a habit and help us build the connection and meaning we long for in our primary relationship.
In this episode Jackie talks about the Four Horsemen that the Gottman's have identified as behaviors that show up in relationships that are destructive and serve as a barrier to effective communication. Jackie also talks about the antidotes the Gottman's have identified that move us out of destructive behavior into health, growth and success.
In this episode, Jackie continues her series on effective communication in relationships. She covers the concepts taught by the Gottman's of turning towards, turning against and turning away. Often times, it isn't the big things in our relationships that make them strong. It's how we show up for each other consistently in small ways.
In this episode Jackie talks about mistakes we often make when communicating that get in the way of being understood. Jackie talks about steps to improve communication so that conversations bring greater understanding and connection instead of conflict.
In this episode Jackie talks with psychologist and activist Regina Stone-Grover about increasing awareness and making safe spaces for those under-privileged communities. We talk about intent vs. impact and how labels are both helpful and harmful.
In this episode Jackie talks with fellow CSAT Josh Nichols, co-owner of Family Solutions Counseling and host of the Youtube Channel RecoveryTV. This episode focuses on a common phenomenon that occurs later in recovery that often has addicted spouses asking the question to therapists Is My Partner Gaslighting Me? The answer is no and in this episode Josh explains why and what is actually going on.
In this episode, Jackie talks to Marie who shares her story from compulsive sexual behavior to sexual anorexia to healing.