How The Power of Non-Sexual Touch Can Help Manage Our Emotions, Featuring Shayla Tumbling, LPC-A

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A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd., LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in Oakland and Sacramento CA. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse dynamics and healing from relationship trauma.

Shayla Tumbling, MS, LPC-A and I discuss how non-platonic touch can help with regulating your emotions and mood. She discusses her experience as a professional cuddler and how she teach people how to touch her and themselves in a non-sexual manner. We explore how platonic touch aides in helping us have healthier relationships.

Resources Mentioned:

Somebody Hold Me: The Single Person's Guide to Nurturing Human Touch, by Epiphany Miriam Jordan

Patterns of Attachment, By Mary Ainsworth

Love at Goon Park: Harry Harlow and the Science of Affectiion

Contact Ms. Shayla Tumbling MS, LPC-A at: Shayla.tumbling@gmail.com

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