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Listen in as therapists, coaches, writers, and other experts explore the inner lives of women: their struggles, fears, hopes, & dreams. This podcast is about cultivating a conversation around the uncomfortable, uncertain, and unknown aspects of a woman's experience. Through interviews and stories, Lourdes Viado, PhD, MFT goes beneath the surface and takes a deeper look at relationships, motherhood, self-acceptance, authenticity, aging, healing, suffering, loss, and other areas connected to t ...
 
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“[Dissociation] can happen with anything that is overwhelming or intense and I think it is important, especially to those who are highly sensitive, to be aware of because it’s not just perceived danger or a lot of anxiety or stress. It can be something very positive that you actually want.” [9:20] In this episode of Women In-Depth, Lourdes Viado an…
 
“The body never lies and that is the truth.” In this episode of Women In-Depth, Lourdes Viado speaks with Tara Galeano about the journey of women rediscovering and reconnecting with their bodies. By building a more solid relationship with themselves, women are able to improve the quality of their relationship with others. Tara focuses not only on s…
 
“A large part of the work of The Mind-Body Stress Reset is coming to understand how important those sensations that run through your body are - coming to value them. I think we are a culture that overvalues our thinking-self and undervalues our feeling-self.” [51:10] In this episode, Dr. Lourdes Viado speaks with Rebekkah LaDyne about mind-body som…
 
This episode of Women In-Depth features Dr. Tracy Packiam Alloway, an award-winning psychologist who has conducted extensive research on memory and the brain. In this conversation Dr. Alloway discusses her recent book “Think Like a Girl: 10 Unique Strengths of a Woman’s Brain and How to Make Them Work for You.” Dr. Alloway has authored 15 books and…
 
This episode of Women In-Depth features Arianna Smith, EMDR Clinician and Licensed Professional Counselor. She helps Highly Sensitive Persons (HSPs) and LGBTQ individuals process childhood trauma, recover from abusive relationships, and release the cycle of constant people pleasing.  Based out of Denver, Colorado, Arianna is a psychotherapist by da…
 
This episode of Women In-Depth features Dr. Pearl Gregor. Pearl began studying dreams in 1988. By 2015, widowed, retired, and having finished her doctorate, she created her website: www.dreamsalongtheway.com. In December 2018, she published “I, the Woman, Planted the Tree: A Journey through Dreams to the Feminine,” followed by two more books and a …
 
This episode of Women In-Depth features Bronwyn Shiffer, LCSW, a psychotherapist from Madison, Wisconsin who works with highly sensitive women struggling with depression. Bronwyn supports women who want to feel more strong, connected and comfortable in their own skin. She has a Masters of Social Work from Smith College School for Social Work and be…
 
In this episode of Women In-Depth, Bridgit Dengel Gaspard, LCSW, shares why, despite preparation, resources, knowledge, and support, we sometimes fail to achieve our goals. While Bridgit specifically discusses being stuck in relation to larger life goals, her work also applies to other ways we are stuck in our lives. She is the author of “The Final…
 
In this episode of Women In-Depth, Lourdes Viado & Carmen Schmidt Benedetti continue their podcast series on Complex Trauma and Highly Sensitive Persons (HSPs). Today they discuss where our anxiety comes from and why it matters. Dr. Lourdes Viado is a psychotherapist for anxious and overwhelmed highly sensitive women in Las Vegas, Nevada. She is a …
 
In this episode of Women In-Depth, Alana Carvalho, LMHC, shares her insights on helping parents recover from patterns of codependency and perfectionism so they can raise empowered children. Alana Carvalho is a licensed mental health counselor who focuses on helping parents, couples and individuals build balanced relationships by releasing old patte…
 
Join me in a laughter-filled conversation with Allison Lefkowitz, author of “The Highly Sensitive Person’s Toolkit: Everyday Strategies for Thriving in an Overstimulating World,” and one of the best resources for highly sensitive individuals. Allison is a licensed marriage and family therapist in private practice in New York City who specializes in…
 
In this episode, Karly Randolph Pitman and I explore the parts of ourselves that tend to overeat in response to stress through the metaphor of “Food as Mother” and how this perspective can help us understand why we overeat and move towards changing this behavior. Karly is the founder and facilitator at www.growinghumankindness. She helps highly sen…
 
In this episode, therapist and pychotherapist Maya Benattar and I talk about her intriguing work in music therapy. Maya is in private practice in New York City and online in the State of New York. (01:24) She specializes in helping women who are ready to work through trauma, “stuckness,” and long-held anxiety. In addition to her clinical work, she …
 
Welcome to episode 2 of a brand new Women In-Depth series hosted by Lourdes Viado and Carmen Schmidt Benedetti. This series focuses on highly sensitive persons (HSPs) who have experienced complex trauma. Lourdes and Carmen hope this discussion will help listeners get more clarity and understanding of the HSP’s experience of and recovery from comple…
 
We’re excited to welcome back Bethany Webster to the podcast since her last visit in November 2016 where we discussed the “Mother Wound”. Her 2014 article “Why it’s Crucial for Women to Heal the Mother Wound” went viral and brought worldwide attention to her body of work in feminism and women’s leadership and personal development. Bethany’s work ad…
 
Welcome to a brand new Women In-Depth series hosted by Lourdes Viado and Carmen Schmidt Benedetti. This series focuses on highly sensitive persons (HSPs) who have experienced complex trauma. In this episode, Lourdes and Carmen hope listeners will gain more clarity and understanding regarding how HSPs experience complex trauma. Dr. Lourdes Viado is …
 
“As long as the factors that led your child to create distance remain in place, he or she will not be able to settle into an easy, relaxed, loving, and close relationship with you.” “What you do in response to estrangement very much matters and can make the difference between a prolonged estrangement and a healed one.” When children grow into adult…
 
"I value color as a way to communicate and as a way to share ideas and be able to feel movement of emotion and energy in your body." One of the biggest hurdles of being a parent is helping our kids fall asleep at night. As parents, it’s necessary to find the right tools to help kids learn to relax, process, and be with their big feelings – and many…
 
How do you see and interact with the world around you? While some people go through life without paying attention to every little detail, highly sensitive persons pick up on just about everything – and every bit of information is deeply processed within. On this episode, I talk with trauma-informed psychotherapist Carmen Schmidt Benedetti about hig…
 
“It’s part of our culture that we’re supposed to respect our parents, and I understand that that’s important. But sometimes that relationship does not work.” As a child, did you absorb the belief that you’re not good enough. or that you don’t have the right to be your own person? This is a telltale sign of having a narcissistic parent and the root …
 
“You are the author of your own life, and you are in charge of crafting the story.” When was the last time you gave yourself permission to explore your power? Power isn’t just money, status, or a title – it’s within you. In a world that so highly values climbing the corporate ladder to have power over others, it’s easy to forget the innate power wi…
 
“There’s some distance between the spark and the flame, and in that distance, it gives you the freedom to respond more skillfully to the situation.” Depression is part of a common human experience but finding relief from it is incredibly complicated. Depression is a relapsing illness, and taking an antidepressant is not always a viable or effective…
 
People feel like food allergies aren’t serious. I think that’s the biggest myth because they are. Food allergies don’t always show up in ways that we expect them to. A food allergy is a medical condition in which exposure to certain foods triggers a harmful immune response—and it’s serious. Allergic reactions pose unique challenges to parents—espec…
 
There are really lifelong implications for children who grow up with an emotionally isolating or absent dad. Some wounds take longer to heal than others. The wounds of paternal abandonment are ones that take a particularly long time to heal. It requires time, a mental and emotional journey, and a definitive decision to let go of the idea that the f…
 
Kids respond to their environment and learn how to survive. Being a baby is more complex than people think. Once born, a baby enters an entirely new world full of sights and sounds and feelings that they’ve never experienced before. Babies absorb it all—and it affects their mental health. Babies don’t “just forget” when something happens. Even with…
 
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