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Laura Reagan, LCSW-C

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Laura Reagan, LCSW-C, Psychotherapist, Burnout Prevention Consultant and Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator interviews guests to discuss holistic and alternative approaches used in psychotherapy, counseling, coaching and healing sessions. Be a fly on ...Show More
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Episode 180: Inflammation + Mental Health Part Two

46:31 | May 3rd

Thank you to this episode's sponsor, TherapyNotes. Get a 2-month free trial of TherapyNotes by going to www.TherapyNotes.com and using the promo code TherapyChat.  Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In today's podcast as part of a two-part episode, host...Show More
Episode 179: Pans / Pandas + Mental Health Part One

33:03 | Apr 26th

Thank you to this episode's sponsor, TherapyNotes. Get a 2-month free trial of TherapyNotes by going to www.TherapyNotes.com and using the promo code TherapyChat.  Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In today's podcast as part of a two-part episode, host...Show More
178: What Is Resilience + How Do We Work With It?

38:00 | Apr 19th

Thank you to this episode's sponsor, TherapyNotes. Get a 2-month free trial of TherapyNotes by going to www.TherapyNotes.com and using the promo code TherapyChat.  Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In today's episode, host Laura Reagan speaks with Dr. ...Show More
177: Sustainable Health

49:22 | Apr 5th

Thank you to this episode's sponsor, TherapyNotes. Get a 2-month free trial of TherapyNotes by going to www.TherapyNotes.com and using the promo code TherapyChat.  Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In today's episode, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C welcomes...Show More
176: Supporting Partners of Trauma Survivors

47:19 | Mar 29th

Thank you to this episode's sponsor, TherapyNotes. Get a 2-month free trial of TherapyNotes by going to www.TherapyNotes.com and using the promo code TherapyChat.  Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In today's episode, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C speaks t...Show More
175: Yoga Therapy In Clinical Practice

53:46 | Mar 22nd

Thank you to this episode's sponsor, TherapyNotes. Get a 2-month free trial of TherapyNotes by going to www.TherapyNotes.com and using the promo code TherapyChat.  Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In today's episode, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C speaks t...Show More
174: Sustainable Health

38:41 | Mar 15th

Thank you to this episode's sponsor, TherapyNotes. Get a 2-month free trial of TherapyNotes by going to www.TherapyNotes.com and using the promo code TherapyChat.  Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In today's episode, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C intervie...Show More
173: Lessons Of Grief

56:04 | Mar 8th

Thank you to this episode's sponsor, TherapyNotes. Get a 2-month free trial of TherapyNotes by going to www.TherapyNotes.com and using the promo code TherapyChat.  Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In today's episode, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C intervie...Show More
172: Attachment Needs In Children + Adults

53:35 | Mar 1st

Thank you to this episode's sponsor, TherapyNotes. Get a 2-month free trial of TherapyNotes by going to www.TherapyNotes.com and using the promo code TherapyChat.  Welcome back to Therapy Chat! Today host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C speaks to Dr. Daniel P...Show More
171: Deeper Discussion Of Trauma Triggers

45:43 | Feb 22nd

Thank you to this episode's sponsor, TherapyNotes. Get a 2-month free trial of TherapyNotes by going to www.TherapyNotes.com and using the promo code TherapyChat.  Welcome back to Therapy Chat! Today host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C flies solo to have a d...Show More
170: Accessing Clinical Intuition

1:00:12 | Feb 15th

Thank you to this episode's sponsor, TherapyNotes. Get a 2-month free trial of TherapyNotes by going to www.TherapyNotes.com and using the promo code TherapyChat.  Welcome back to Therapy Chat! Today host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C speaks to Terry Marks-...Show More
169: What Parents Need To Know About Play Therapy

37:47 | Feb 8th

Thank you to this episode's sponsor, TherapyNotes. Get a 2-month free trial of TherapyNotes by going to www.TherapyNotes.com and using the promo code TherapyChat.  Welcome back to Therapy Chat! Today host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C speaks to Dr. Rachel A...Show More
168: Transpersonal Therapy, Shamanism + Trauma

38:30 | Feb 1st

Thank you to this episode's sponsor, TherapyNotes. Get a 2 month free trial of TherapyNotes by going to www.TherapyNotes.com and using the promo code TherapyChat.  Welcome back to Therapy Chat! Today host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C speaks to Irene Siegel...Show More
167: Discussion of Trauma Therapy Process & Listener Question

47:31 | Jan 25th

Thank you to this episode's sponsor, TherapyNotes. Get a 2 month free trial of TherapyNotes by going to www.TherapyNotes.com and using the promo code TherapyChat. Welcome back to Therapy Chat! Today host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C flies solo to look back a...Show More
166: The Impact Of Bullying

56:05 | Jan 18th

Thank you to this episode's sponsor, TherapyNotes. Get a 2 month free trial of TherapyNotes by going to www.TherapyNotes.com and using the promo code TherapyChat. Welcome back to Therapy Chat! Today host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C speaks to Danielle Matthe...Show More
165: The Process Of Trauma Therapy

43:10 | Jan 11th

Thank you to this episode's sponsor, TherapyNotes. Get a 2 month free trial of TherapyNotes by going to www.TherapyNotes.com and using the promo code TherapyChat. Welcome back to Therapy Chat! Today host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C speaks to Gretchen Schmel...Show More
164: New Year's Greeting

28:54 | Jan 4th

Thank you to this episode's sponsor, TherapyNotes. Get a 2 month free trial of TherapyNotes by going to www.TherapyNotes.com and using the promo code TherapyChat. Welcome back to Therapy Chat! Today is a solo episode where host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C d...Show More
163: Surviving The Holidays with Sharon Martin, LCSW

42:38 | Dec 21st, 2018

Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In today’s episode, Laura welcomes back Sharon Martin, LCSW to speak about surviving the holidays.  Sharon is a licensed therapist, counselor, and mental health and wellness writer based in San Jose, CA. She has spent 20...Show More
Bonus Episode: A Note from Laura

02:37 | Dec 13th, 2018

This week, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C recorded a short note for listeners about what is coming up for the rest of the month of December, 2018. Find past and future episodes of Therapy Chat at: www.therapychatpod.com Contact Laura via Speakpipe to let ...Show More
162: Listener Question + Resources For Connecting With Emotion

33:43 | Dec 7th, 2018

Welcome to episode 162 of the Therapy Chat Podcast. This week Laura is flying solo to answer a listeners question connecting with emotions that we have previously suppressed and not allowed to come to the surface.  Resources: Get a free month and 1 f...Show More
161: Mind, Body + Spirit When Living With Chronic Illness

1:05:40 | Nov 30th, 2018

Welcome to episode 161 of the Therapy Chat Podcast. This week is my conversation in person with Kyle Davies about mind, body and spirit when living with chronic illness. Kyle Davies is a wellbeing and mindset coach, author and trainer. He specializes...Show More
160: Your Emotions + Your Health

1:34:57 | Nov 23rd, 2018

Welcome to episode 160 of the Therapy Chat Podcast. This week is a re-run of episode 110 and 115 with Kyle Davies in anticipation of the new interview with Kyle that is coming in episode 160.  Kyle Davies is a wellbeing and mindset coach, author and ...Show More
159: Understanding Polyvagal Theory

46:17 | Nov 16th, 2018

Welcome to episode 159 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. Today Laura speaks with Deb Dana, LCSW about Polyvagal Theory.   Deb’s work is based on the principles of Polyvagal Theory. Developed by Dr. Stephen Porges, Polyvagal ...Show More
158: Getting Serious About Your Self-Care Because You Have To

23:52 | Nov 8th, 2018

Welcome to episode 158 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. Today’s episode is a solo episode where Laura discusses the importance of self-care, avoiding chronic stress and keeping tabs on your health and well-being before issu...Show More
157: Creativity, Play, Intuition + Connection With Yourself

48:57 | Nov 2nd, 2018

Welcome to episode 157 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week we're delighted to welcome back Lanie Smith return to the podcast who talks all about creativity, play, and intuition Lanie Smith, MPS, ATR, a registered art...Show More
156: Cults + Working With Former Cult Members Part 2

47:15 | Oct 26th, 2018

Welcome to episode 156 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week, we’re delighted to welcome back Dr. Natalie Feinblatt who speaks to us all about working with former cult members. Dr. Natalie Feinblatt is a licensed clini...Show More
155: Trauma + The Struggle To Open In Therapy

55:13 | Oct 19th, 2018

Welcome to Therapy Chat! In today’s episode, we’re delighted to welcome Dr. Robert T. Muller, author of the new book, "Trauma & the Struggle to Open Up". Dr. Robert T. Muller trained at Harvard University, was on faculty at the University of Massachu...Show More
154: You Might Be A Trauma Survivor And Need More Self Care

44:41 | Oct 12th, 2018

Welcome to Therapy Chat! In today’s episode, we’re delighted to welcome Robyn E. Brickel, MA, LMFT to the podcast. Robyn E. Brickel, MA, LMFT is the clinical director and lead therapist at Brickel and Associates, LLC in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia,...Show More
153: Trauma Informed Practice + Scope

45:42 | Sep 28th, 2018

Welcome to Therapy Chat! In today’s episode, we’re delighted to welcome back trauma specialist and EMDR trained clinician Nityda Gessel. Feeling like a foreigner in your own body is beyond unsettling. Despite your drive and success, it is challenging...Show More
152: Wisdom, Attachment + Love In Trauma Therapy

46:47 | Sep 21st, 2018

Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In today’s episode, Laura speaks with Susan Pease Banitt, LCSW about wisdom, attachment + Love in trauma therapy. Susan Pease Banitt, LCSW is a social worker, psychotherapist and author who specializes in the treatment o...Show More
151: All Parts Are Welcome

50:23 | Sep 14th, 2018

Welcome to episode 151 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. Today, Laura revists her interview with Dr. Richard Schwartz.   Richard Schwartz earned his Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy from Purdue University, after which he...Show More
150: Your Inner Resonance

52:50 | Sep 7th, 2018

Welcome to episode 150 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. Today I’m revisiting my interview with Sarah Peyton. Sarah Peyton, international speaker and facilitator, has a passion for weaving together neuroscience knowledge and...Show More
149: Bottom-Up Processing Using Sensorimotor Psychotherapy

41:39 | Aug 31st, 2018

Welcome to episode 149 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. Today Laura revisits her chat with Dr. Pat Ogden about bottom-up processing using sensorimotor psychotherapy.
148: Effects Of Childhood Traumatic Stress On Physical & Mental Health

44:09 | Aug 24th, 2018

Welcome to episode 148 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week's episode features Laura revisiting her interview with Dr. Gabor Maté. Dr. Maté is the co-founder of Compassion for Addiction, a new non-profit that focuses ...Show More
147: Finding Gratitude & Peace: Self-Compassion In Troubled Times

43:16 | Aug 17th, 2018

Interview with Buddhist Psychologist and student of Thich Nhat Hahn Tim Ambrose Desmond, LMFT.
146: When Your Partner Doesn't Understand Trauma

29:11 | Aug 10th, 2018

Welcome to episode 146 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week Laura re-visits the issue of when your partner doesn't understand trauma.
145: Attachment, Meditation, Yoga & Compassion In Trauma Therapy

43:31 | Aug 3rd, 2018

Welcome to episode 145 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week Laura re-visits her interview with Deirdre Fay, MSW, LICSW, who integrates trauma and attachment theory with yoga and meditation in embodiment.
144: How Does Our Attachment Style Affect Our Relationships?

49:43 | Jul 27th, 2018

Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In today’s episode host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C re-visits her interview with Stuart Fensterheim, LCSW Stuart is a clinical social worker in Scottsdale, Arizona, practicing with couples using Sue Johnson’s Emotionally Foc...Show More
143: Attachment, Trust + Being Seen

42:53 | Jul 20th, 2018

Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In today’s episode host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C re-visits her interview with Rebecca Wong, LCSW-R.
142: Attachment Trauma & Adoption

52:50 | Jul 13th, 2018

Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In today’s episode host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C re-visits her interview with Amy Sugeno, LCSW. Amy is a clinical social worker in private practice who specializes in working with survivors of trauma related to attachment...Show More
141: Bringing Yoga Therapy Into A Talk Therapy Practice

45:53 | Jul 6th, 2018

Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In today’s episode, Laura speaks with trauma specialist and EMDR trained clinician Nityda Gessel.
140: Dynamics Of Dysfunctional Or Alcoholic Families

50:14 | Jun 29th, 2018

Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In today’s episode, Laura speaks with Sharon Martin, LCSW. Sharon is a licensed therapist, counselor, and mental health and wellness writer based in San Jose, CA. She has spent 20 years providing counseling, therapy, and...Show More
139: Equine Assisted Learning & Authenticity

46:28 | Jun 22nd, 2018

Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In today’s episode, Laura speaks in person with Charlotte Hiler Easley.
138: A Holistic Approach To Mindful Recovery

48:56 | Jun 15th, 2018

Welcome to episode 138 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week, we speak with Rebecca E. Williams, PhD and Julie S. Kraft, MA, LMFT, about their new book The Gift of Recovery: Mindfulness Skills for Living Joyfully Beyon...Show More
137: What Is Spiritual Bypass?

39:04 | Jun 8th, 2018

*Warning, explicit episode* Welcome to episode 137 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week, we speak with Tamara Powell, LMHC about spiritual bypass. Tamara is the owner of Arya Therapy Services, the now global phenomeno...Show More
136: Embodied Recovery

46:26 | Jun 1st, 2018

Welcome to episode 136 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week, we speak with Paula Scatoloni, LCSW, CEDS, SEP and Rachel Lewis-Marlow, MS, EdS, LPC, LMBT about embodied recovery. Paula is a somatic-based psychotherapist...Show More
135: Cults & Psychotherapy With Former Cult Members

52:26 | May 15th, 2018

Welcome to episode 135 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week, we have a very interesting guest in Dr. Natalie Feinblatt who speaks to us all about cults and how they work.
134: It's Not Always Depression - So What Is It?

44:53 | May 4th, 2018

Welcome to episode 134 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week, we’re delighted to welcome back Hilary Jacobs Hendel, LCSW. In this episode, Hilary speaks to me all about her amazing new book “It’s Not Always Depression”...Show More
133: Equine Assisted Survivors of Trauma Therapy

37:57 | Apr 27th, 2018

Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In today’s episode, as we lead up to the next Daring Way, Laura Reagan, LCSW-C re-visits her interview with Charlotte Hiler Easley, LCSW.
132: Ending Sexual Violence

1:12:07 | Apr 22nd, 2018

Welcome to this special Sexual Assault Awareness Month Episode! I'm sharing two episodes from early in Therapy Chat's life on the issue of sexual assault. After the #MeToo movement, founded by Tarana Burke, ignited on social media over the past year,...Show More
131: Why Is Parenting So Hard?

1:06:36 | Apr 13th, 2018

Welcome to episode 131 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week’s guest features Anna Seewald who talks about why parenting is so hard.
130: Spirituality As Burnout Prevention

53:08 | Apr 6th, 2018

Welcome to episode 130 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week’s guest features Lanie Smith who talks about spirituality as burnout prevention using eco-art therapy.
129: Representation & Connection Via Expressive Arts

39:25 | Mar 30th, 2018

Welcome to episode 129 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week’s guest features Xanthia Johnson. She is the founder of Urban Playology in Washington, DC. Urban Playology provides psychotherapy services to children, adole...Show More
128: Mindfulness & Trauma

56:25 | Mar 23rd, 2018

Welcome to episode 128 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. Today Laura speaks to David Treleaven, PhD.
127: Mindfulness & Somatic Work In Healing Trauma

38:44 | Mar 16th, 2018

Welcome to episode 127 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. Today Laura speaks to Lynn Fraser about mindfulness & somatic work in healing trauma.
126: How Much Is Too Much For A Therapist To Share In A Session?

47:00 | Mar 9th, 2018

Welcome to episode 126 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. Today Laura speaks to Dr. Maelisa Hall about how much is too much for a therapist to share in a session?
125: Healing Justice - The Connection Between Self Care & Social Justice For Helping Professionals

52:29 | Mar 2nd, 2018

Welcome to episode 125 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. Today Laura speaks to Dr. Loretta Pyles about her work and new book “Healing Justice”.
124: Eating Right To Feel Good - Nutrition & Mood with Dr. Leslie Korn

43:46 | Feb 23rd, 2018

Welcome to episode 124 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. Today Laura welcomes back Dr. Leslie Korn.   Dr. Leslie Korn has had a bi-lingual (Eng/Span) clinical practice since 1977 and providing over 50,000 hours of integra...Show More
123: Trauma Focused Equine Assisted Psychotherapy: A New Clinician's Story With Julia Alexander

35:58 | Feb 16th, 2018

Welcome to episode 123 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. Today Laura speaks to Julia Alexander, LMSW, M.Ed.
122: Q&A - Deeper Discussion on Intimate Partner Violence

47:25 | Feb 9th, 2018

Welcome to episode 122 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. Today Laura has a deeper discussion about intimate partner violence.
On Break February 1

00:51 | Feb 1st, 2018

Hey all! I'm not releasing a new episode the week of February 1, because I'm busy working on my Q&A episode series which will start next week with Elizabeth's question about my interview with Tamara Hill on Trauma Bonding.  I'll miss you but please j...Show More
121: Bottom-Up Processing Using Sensorimotor Psychotherapy

43:55 | Jan 26th, 2018

Welcome to episode 121 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. Today Laura speaks about bottom-up processing using sensorimotor psychotherapy with Dr. Pat Ogden.
120: Parts Work, Continued

27:48 | Jan 19th, 2018

Welcome to episode 120 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. Today is a solo episode where I’m continuing the conversation on from episode 117 about Parts Work. Resources: IFS website for resources I mentioned: https://selfleade...Show More
119: Happy 2018!

04:56 | Jan 6th, 2018

New Year's episode on resolutions vs. intentions and what's coming in 2018 on Therapy Chat!
118: Surviving & Thriving During The Holidays

22:11 | Dec 23rd, 2017

Feeling holly-jolly? Maybe not so much. In this episode of the Baltimore Annapolis Psychotherapy Podcast host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C discusses three reasons why for some of us the holidays can be the most stressful time of the year.
117: All Parts Are Welcome

50:39 | Dec 15th, 2017

Welcome to episode 117 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. I’m delighted to have as my guest today, Dr. Richard Schwartz.
116: Your Inner Resonance

51:21 | Dec 8th, 2017

Welcome to episode 116 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. I’m delighted to have as my guest today, Sarah Peyton.
115: Connecting With Your True Self

49:22 | Nov 30th, 2017

Welcome to episode 115 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. I’m delighted to welcome back Kyle Davies this week for part two of our conversation on connecting with your true self.
114: What Is Shamanism?

1:04:12 | Nov 24th, 2017

Have you ever wondered about Shamanism? Dr. Carmen Roman is a psychologist from Mexico who now practices in California, and she explains how she developed an interest in this work.
113: Honest Talk About Pregnancy & Motherhood

50:19 | Nov 17th, 2017

Interview with Melissa Divaris Thompson on the realities of pregnancy and motherhood that most people never talk about.
112: Chronic Pain & Chronic Illness

1:08:42 | Nov 9th, 2017

An interview with chronic pain expert Daniela Paolone, LMFT of Westlake Village Counseling.
111: Relationships & Childhood Emotional Neglect

40:00 | Nov 3rd, 2017

Interview with Dr. Jonice Webb on her new book, Running On Empty No More about repairing relationships affected by Childhood Emotional Neglect.
110: Your Intelligent Body with Kyle Davies

53:09 | Oct 27th, 2017

Welcome to episode 110 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. My guest this week is Kyle Davies.
109: Brainspotting with Beth Medina

51:51 | Oct 20th, 2017

Welcome to episode 109 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. My guest this week is Beth Medina.
108: Healing From Trauma

29:11 | Oct 13th, 2017

Welcome to episode 108 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. My guest this week is Dr. Carmen Roman.
107: Abusive Relationship Dynamics & Traumatic Bonding

50:45 | Oct 6th, 2017

Welcome to episode 107 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. My guest this week is Tamara Hill.
106: Finding Gratitude & Peace: Self-Compassion In Troubled Times

43:19 | Sep 29th, 2017

Interview with Buddhist Psychologist and student of Thich Nhat Hahn Tim Ambrose Desmond, LMFT.
105: When Your Partner Doesn't Understand Trauma

25:01 | Sep 22nd, 2017

Laura Regan hosts a solo episode to tackle the issue of when your partner doesn't understand trauma.
104: Bonus Episode - Suicide In Our Communities

46:42 | Sep 19th, 2017

Bonus Episode for Suicide Awareness & Prevention Month! Replay of Laura's interview with Dr. Jonathan Singer, host of the Social Work Podcast, professor at Loyola University in Chicago, and co-author of the book, "Suicide in Schools" which details ho...Show More
103: Psychotherapy Can Be Like Improv - Eating Disorders, Trauma & ACT

40:37 | Sep 15th, 2017

Welcome to episode 103 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. My guest this week is Valerie Martin (LCSW, RYT, CSAT Candidate) who is a psychotherapist and yoga instructor in Nashville, TN.
102: Expressive Arts - Drama Therapy

44:59 | Sep 8th, 2017

In Episode 102, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews Krista Verrastro, RDT, a Maryland drama therapist. Krista is one of only six hundred-plus drama therapists in the United States. She explains what drama therapy is, how she got involved with it, an...Show More
101: Attachment Style & Relationships

50:24 | Sep 1st, 2017

Episode 101 of Therapy Chat is the last in the "Best Of Therapy Chat" segment. Our number one most popular episode is the interview with Stuart Fensterheim, the Couples Expert! Stuart talks about how our attachment style affects our adult relationshi...Show More
100: Audience Participation & Themes from First 100 Episodes

41:58 | Aug 30th, 2017

Welcome to episode 100 (woohoo!) of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. In this episode, we hear from listeners about what they enjoy about the podcast, favorite episodes and more.
99: The Food-Mood Connection

1:18:54 | Aug 18th, 2017

Best of Therapy Chat! Today's interview with author Dr. Leslie Korn, who is a Harvard-trained body-oriented psychotherapist who has worked for four decades to help people understand the connection between physical and emotional health, is the 2nd mos...Show More
98: Traumatic Stress & Your Health

56:03 | Aug 11th, 2017

Internationally known physician Dr. Gabor Maté joined host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C on this episode of Therapy Chat to help listeners understand why it is important to address trauma occurring in childhood, even during pregnancy. Dr. Maté explains that t...Show More
97: Core Emotions & Change Triangle

1:02:22 | Aug 4th, 2017

This month we are celebrating Therapy Chat! Therapy Chat's 2nd birthday is coming up this month, we recently achieved our first month of 50,000 downloads, and the 100th episode is coming out at the end of this month! Listen to my interview with Hilar...Show More
96: Expressive Arts: Music Therapy

44:37 | Jul 28th, 2017

Welcome to episode 96 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. My guest this week is Maya Benattar. Maya is a music psychotherapist, but you might also call her a mindfulness mentor, a creativity coach, or a big fan of slowing down...Show More
95: Compulsive Sexual Behaviour, Attachment & Shame

47:29 | Jul 20th, 2017

Welcome to episode 95 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. My guest this week is Duane Osterlind. As co-founder of NOVUS Mindful Life Institute, Duane Osterlind’s vision is to provide comprehensive care for individuals struggli...Show More
94: Attachment, Meditation, Yoga & Compassion In Trauma Therapy

47:20 | Jul 14th, 2017

Welcome to episode 94 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. My guest this week is Deirdre Fay, MSW, LICSW, who integrates trauma and attachment theory with yoga and meditation in embodiment. She is also the founder of the Becomi...Show More
93: Experiential Therapy, Vulnerability & Trusting The Process

50:25 | Jul 7th, 2017

Laura recaps on common themes that have emerged throughout previous episodes and also talks further about equine-assisted therapy and the benefits of spending times with horses. Now 44 years old, Laura is more determined than ever to increase the amo...Show More
92: The Emotionally Absent Mother & The Effects of Childhood Emotional Neglect

52:30 | Jun 30th, 2017

Welcome to episode 92 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. My guest this week is Jasmin Lee Cori, who speaks to me about emotionally absent mothers and the affects of childhood emotional neglect. Jasmin became a therapist at th...Show More
91: What Is Soul Care & How Do We Do It?

43:15 | Jun 23rd, 2017

Welcome to episode 91 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. My guest this week is Chonteau McElvin, who has been described as modern day medicine woman. Chonteau wears many hats but her main reason for being on the planet is to ...Show More
90: Psychospiritual Therapy - Coming Home To The Soul

38:54 | Jun 16th, 2017

Welcome to episode 90 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. In this week's episode, I speak to Margot Borden about psychospiritual therapy, combining eastern approaches and western psychology and find out more about her new book...Show More
89: Connecting With Your Inner Wisdom To Process Emotions & Access Self-Compassion Using Journaling

49:03 | Jun 9th, 2017

Welcome to episode 89 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. In this week's episode, I’m delighted to welcome back Lisa Ferentz who speaks to me about her new book Finding Your Ruby Slippers: Transformative Life Lessons from the ...Show More
88: Just When the Caterpillar Thought The World Had Ended It Became A Butterfly

37:16 | Jun 2nd, 2017

Welcome to episode 88 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. In this week's episode, I speak to Stephanie Macadaan, LMFT about how we can turn some of the most negative experiences in our lives to a source of strength, the need t...Show More
87: Why Is It So Hard To Let Go When Our Kids Transition to Adulthood?

20:10 | May 26th, 2017

Some points to ponder if you are struggling to let go. What was it like for you to move out of your parents’ home and into adulthood? Did you go to college? Did you live with your parents past the age of 18? When were you ready to move out? Were your...Show More
86: Navigating Your Child's Transition to Adulthood:

33:44 | May 19th, 2017

Welcome to episode 86 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. In this week's episode, I’m flying solo to talk about coping with loss during transitions, my thoughts and feelings and ways to improve how you feel through this transi...Show More
85: Shaming Parents Only Makes Things Worse!

39:15 | May 12th, 2017

Welcome to episode 85 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. In this week's episode, I’m delighted to welcome back the first ever guest of the podcast; Mercedes Samudio who speaks to me about parent shaming, how culture plays int...Show More
84: Bonus Episode - 4 Reasons Mother's Day Can Be Hard & How To Help Yourself Through It

18:31 | May 10th, 2017

Welcome to episode 84 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. In this week's episode, I talk about Mother’s Day. As another Mother's Day approaches, you may be feeling a little less than enthusiastic about the big day. No need to ...Show More
83: Maternal Health - What Moms & Therapists Need To Know

1:03:20 | May 5th, 2017

Welcome to episode 83 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. In this week's episode, I speak to Dr. Kat Kaeni about the issue of Maternal Mental Health, which is all about your mental health during conception, pregnancy, miscarri...Show More
82: Love Relationships When One Partner Is Anxious

46:50 | Apr 28th, 2017

Welcome to episode 82 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. In this week's episode, I speak to Carolyn Daitch, Ph.D. who has been a psychologist in private practice for more than 30 years. She is a psychologist, trainer, author ...Show More
81: Trauma Isn't Always What You Think It Is

19:01 | Apr 21st, 2017

Welcome to episode 81 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week's episode is a solo episode with myself expanding more on trauma, what you think it is: and what you can do if you have experienced it. If you listened to epi...Show More
80: Nature As Co-Therapist

50:04 | Apr 14th, 2017

Welcome to episode 80 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week's episode features Amy Sugeno, LCSW, PLLC. If you listened to episode 79 with Dr. Gabor Maté, you’ll be interested in this interview with Amy Sugeno, LCSW of ...Show More
79: Childhood Traumatic Stress: The Mind-Body Connection

51:08 | Apr 7th, 2017

Welcome to episode 79 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week's episode features Dr. Gabor Maté. Dr. Maté is the co-founder of Compassion for Addiction, a new non-profit that focuses on addiction. He is also an advisor o...Show More
78: Eco-Art Therapy

41:58 | Mar 31st, 2017

Welcome to episode 78 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week's episode features Lanie Smith.   Lanie Smith is the founder of Integrative Art Therapy in Phoenix, AZ helping kids, teens and adults express themselves throu...Show More
77: What Is Covert Emotional Incest?

45:05 | Mar 24th, 2017

Welcome to episode 77 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week's episode features Adena Bank Lees.   Recognized as an energetic presenter and integrative thinker, Adena Bank Lees has been offering expert services in train...Show More
76: Kundalini Yoga for Mental Health

55:25 | Mar 17th, 2017

Welcome to episode 76 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week's episode features David Shannahoff-Khalsa. David Shannahoff-Khalsa is the Director of The Research Group for Mind-Body Dynamics at UCSD’s BioCircuits Institu...Show More
75: Trauma Sensitive Yoga

59:37 | Mar 10th, 2017

Welcome to episode 75 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week's episode features David Emerson. David is the Founder and Director of Yoga Services for the Trauma Center at the Justice Resource Institute in Brookline Mass...Show More
74: Using Sandplay Therapy with Children & Adults

54:27 | Mar 3rd, 2017

Welcome to episode 74 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week’s guest features E. Anna Goodwin. Anna is a psychotherapist and lecturer turned writer and professional speaker.  Anna applies her extensive knowledge and exp...Show More
73: Creating A Safe Space for All the Parts of Ourselves

31:05 | Feb 24th, 2017

Welcome to episode 73 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week’s guest features Xanthia Johnson. She is the founder of Urban Playogoly in Washington, DC. Urban Playology provides psychotherapy services to children, adoles...Show More
72: Yoga for Depression & Anxiety

33:27 | Feb 17th, 2017

Welcome to episode 72 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week’s guest features Amy Weintraub. Amy has been a pioneer in the field of yoga and mental health for over twenty years.  She offers the LifeForce Yoga Practition...Show More
71: Addiction & Trauma

29:51 | Feb 10th, 2017

Welcome to episode 71 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week’s guest features Robert Cox, NCC. Robert is a therapist in Missouri near Kansas City who specializes in trauma, addictions, and autism. Trauma and addictions ...Show More
70: Core Emotions & the Change Triangle

55:30 | Feb 3rd, 2017

Welcome to episode 70 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week’s guest features Hilary Jacobs Hendel, LCSW. Hilary was gracious enough to speak to me again after a fault with technology disrupted our previous interview. I...Show More
69: Helping Survivors of Sexual Violence with the Legal System

41:45 | Jan 27th, 2017

Welcome to episode 69 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This week’s guest features the director of the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA), Lisae Jordan.MCASA supports legislation that promotes justice for surv...Show More
68: Creativity & the Therapeutic Process: An Interview with Lisa Mitchell

49:30 | Jan 20th, 2017

Welcome to episode 68 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This is the third episode in the integrative mental health series featuring Lisa Mitchell. She became a therapist 20 years ago — and for the first 10 years of her priva...Show More
67: Connection Through Groups

46:06 | Jan 13th, 2017

In Episode 67 Therapy Chat host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews therapist and group specialist Katie K. May, a licensed professional counselor in the Philadelphia area who also calls herself the “Group Guru” because she loves running groups and teach...Show More
66: How Can Nutrition Affect Mental Health?

1:11:04 | Jan 5th, 2017

Welcome back to Therapy Chat! Today's episode, the second in the Integrative Mental Health Series, includes a fascinating interview with author Dr. Leslie Korn, who is a Harvard-trained body-oriented psychotherapist who has worked for four decades to...Show More
65: Year End Reflections

04:08 | Dec 31st, 2016

Welcome back! In this brief episode host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C extends an end of year greeting to listeners of Therapy Chat. She pauses to reflect on the increase in audience of Therapy Chat from the beginning of 2016 to the end, talks about what is c...Show More
64: Six Podcasts I'm Loving Right Now

21:17 | Dec 23rd, 2016

Looking for some new podcasts to listen to? I'm on a bit of a holiday hiatus from new episodes of Therapy Chat podcast. In the meantime, I wanted to tell you about some other podcasts I love. Here are 6 podcasts I'm listening to and recommending freq...Show More
63: Doing Hard Things

22:51 | Dec 8th, 2016

Today, I did something hard. Have you heard Glennon Doyle Melton say "We can do hard things"? Well, we can. I can. I think. It's not always something huge - for me, today, it was trying something new and very challenging. Fulfilling a promise I made ...Show More
62: How Does Attachment Style Affect Our Relationships?

47:27 | Dec 2nd, 2016

Welcome to episode 62 of the Therapy Chat Podcast with host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This is the third episode in the trauma and attachment series featuring Stuart Fensterheim, LCSW. Stuart is a clinical social worker in Scottsdale, Arizona, practicing ...Show More
61: 11 Therapists Share Their Self Care Tips

36:36 | Nov 23rd, 2016

Welcome back! In Episode 61 Therapy Chat host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C asked 11 therapists to contribute their best tips for using self care to manage holiday stress. With Thanksgiving Day tomorrow in the US, hopefully you will find something useful here...Show More
60: What Is Integrative Mental Health?

36:45 | Nov 17th, 2016

Welcome back! In Episode 60, the first in the series on Integrative Mental Health, Therapy Chat host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews James Lake, MD, an integrative psychiatrist in California who has authored four books, including 2009’s Integrative M...Show More
59: Trust, Play, Attachment & Being Seen

47:35 | Nov 11th, 2016

Welcome back! In Episode 59, # 2 in the series on Trauma and Attachment, Therapy Chat host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews Rebecca Wong, LCSW-R, a relationship therapist in New Paltz, NY, the creator of Connectfulness, and co-host of the upcoming Pra...Show More
58: Attachment Trauma & Adoption

53:52 | Nov 3rd, 2016

Welcome back to Therapy Chat! Episode 58 is the first in the series on Trauma and Attachment. In today’s episode host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews Amy Sugeno, LCSW. Amy is a clinical social worker in private practice who specializes in working wit...Show More
57: How Children Are Like Horses

14:01 | Oct 28th, 2016

How Children Are Like Horses (And Why You Should Care)   If you have been listening to Therapy Chat podcast lately, you know that I have been talking about using equine assisted psychotherapy and education methods to get in touch with our emotional e...Show More
56: Equine-Assisted Survivors of Trauma Therapy

41:23 | Oct 20th, 2016

Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In today’s episode, as a follow up to Episode 55 about falling in love in a barn, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews Charlotte Hiler Easley, LCSW. Charlotte is a psychotherapist in private practice who specializes in w...Show More
55: I Found Heart & Soul Connection In A Barn

26:41 | Oct 14th, 2016

I found my heart and soul connection in a barn. I had a new experience which was a game-changer for me. I've been saying for at least 10 years that I want to take horseback riding lessons. I talked about it on an episode of Therapy Chat earlier this ...Show More
54: What's Up With Don Draper?

39:23 | Oct 7th, 2016

Welcome to Therapy Chat! In today’s episode host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C discusses the AMC drama “Mad Men.” If you are a fan of the show, you’ll want to listen and if you haven’t watched it before, maybe you will be intrigued to check it out. Just a war...Show More
53: Secrecy, Shame & The Shadow

42:31 | Sep 30th, 2016

Welcome to Therapy Chat! In today’s episode host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C talks about Secrecy, Shame and the Shadow. Laura references previous Therapy Chat episodes 38 with Renee Beck, 40 with Lourdes Viado and 42 with Keri Nola – all about the Shadow. I...Show More
52: Suicide - What Can Schools & Communities Do?

43:05 | Sep 23rd, 2016

Welcome back to Therapy Chat! Today’s topic is a serious one, and something that needs to be talked about, although most of us would rather not think about it. September is Suicide Prevention & Awareness Month, and host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C recorded ...Show More
51: Your Unique Business Strategy with Tara Gentile

50:18 | Sep 22nd, 2016

Welcome to Therapy Chat! Today’s episode, the 9th and final episode in the Practice Building Series, is about using what makes you unique to create a successful business. Host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews amazing business strategist Tara Gentile, ...Show More
50: Therapists Share Their Favorite Self Care Tips

25:34 | Sep 16th, 2016

Welcome to Episode 50 of Therapy Chat! Today’s episode is extra special because it’s the 50th episode of Therapy Chat! Host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C decided to try something different. She asked her fellow therapists to record a favorite self care tip, a...Show More
49: Benefits of Podcasting for Therapists

52:33 | Sep 9th, 2016

Welcome to Episode 49 of Therapy Chat! Today’s episode is #8 in the therapist practice building series. Host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews the amazing Melvin Varghese, PhD, who is a psychologist and host of Selling the Couch podcast. Melvin, whose ...Show More
48: What is Peaceful Parenting?

44:12 | Sep 2nd, 2016

Welcome to Episode 48 of Therapy Chat! Today’s guest is Eric Greene, also known as “1 Awesome Dad”! Host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C and Eric discuss the random way they reconnected after growing up in the same community, even though neither of them lives t...Show More
47: Abundance vs. Scarcity Mindset in Practice Building

52:21 | Aug 26th, 2016

In Episode 47 Therapy Chat host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews clinical social worker and practice building coach Allison Puryear. Allison shares her journey from agency work to building a thriving private practices in the saturated market of Seattl...Show More
Bonus Episode: 2 Trauma Therapists Talking

46:49 | Aug 20th, 2016

Therapy Chat host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C chatted with friend and colleague Deb Del Vecchio Scully, LPC, a trauma therapist in Connecticut who specializes in helping people affected by communal trauma. Deb has supported survivors of the terrorist attack...Show More
46: How to Be Assertive Step By Step

40:20 | Aug 18th, 2016

Therapy Chat Podcast Show Notes Episode 46 – How To Be Assertive with Dr. Julie Hanks   In Episode 46 Therapy Chat host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews Dr. Julie Hanks, who is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, private practice consultant and coach, ...Show More
45: Blogging to Reduce Mental Health Stigma

38:29 | Aug 12th, 2016

Episode 45 – With Dr. Samantha Rodman, aka “Dr. Psych Mom”   In Episode 45 Therapy Chat host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews a friend, colleague, author of two books and the very popular blog “Dr. Psych Mom,” Dr. Samantha Rodman. Samantha, a clinical...Show More
44: Trauma Exposure: An Occupational Hazard

48:49 | Aug 5th, 2016

In Episode 44 Therapy Chat host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews a very inspiring person who has really been a pioneer in the field of trauma exposure. Laura van Dernoot Lipsky is today’s guest on the podcast! You may have heard of her book, Trauma St...Show More
Bonus Episode: Trauma Therapist Community

05:38 | Aug 2nd, 2016

I've worked with survivors of trauma since 2002 and at various times I've felt alone in my thoughts and feelings about the experience of doing this work. We can't talk about what we see and hear day in and day out with the important non-professionals...Show More
43: Why Therapists Need Practice Management Systems

38:33 | Jul 29th, 2016

In Episode 43, the 5th in the therapist private practice building series, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C discusses the benefits of practice management systems with Brad Pliner, the founder and CEO of Therapy Notes. Brad explains how Therapy Notes and othe...Show More
42: Holding Space for the Shadow

47:05 | Jul 22nd, 2016

In Episode 42 Therapy Chat host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C again interviews Keri Nola, who is a psychotherapist and coach for healers and the creator of the Messages From Shadow deck. Keri and Laura continue the conversation begun in Therapy Chat podcast E...Show More
41: Speaking to Your Ideal Client

1:00:02 | Jul 15th, 2016

They share that when someone is looking for a therapist, the process can be extremely overwhelming. Kelly and Miranda point out that therapist marketing efforts can, at times, make it worse for people who are trying to find the right therapist for th...Show More
40: The Middle Passage - Who's Driving the Bus?

43:29 | Jul 8th, 2016

Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In episode 40, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews a fascinating guest. Lourdes Viado, PhD is a psychotherapist in private practice in Las Vegas who is also the host of a new podcast called Women In-Depth. Lourdes expla...Show More
39: Designing A Website with Empathy

47:00 | Jul 1st, 2016

Welcome back! In Episode 39 of Therapy Chat Podcast, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews Kat Love as the third installment in the practice building series. Kat Love is a website designer and founder of www.katlove.com. She specializes in helping the...Show More
38: Dreamwork and Tarot in Shadow Work

39:16 | Jun 24th, 2016

Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In Episode 38 host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews Oakland, CA psychotherapist Renee Beck, LMFT. Renee specializes in dreamwork, tarot and transpersonal psychotherapy. In this episode she explains the shadow that is in a...Show More
37: Time Management, Productivity & Getting It All Done!

53:28 | Jun 17th, 2016

Welcome back to the Practice Building Series on Therapy Chat! In Episode 37, the second episode in the practice building series, you will hear Laura Reagan's episode with Joe Sanok, who is a podcaster, counselor, business coach and successful entrepr...Show More
36: Self Compassion in Psychotherapy

33:01 | Jun 10th, 2016

Welcome to Episode 36 of Therapy Chat! In this episode, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews author and psychotherapist Tim Ambrose Desmond, LMFT. Tim is a student of Zen master Thich Nhat Hahn who wrote a book called Self Compassion in Psychotherapy...Show More
35: Entrepreneur Burnout - Is It Inevitable?

43:26 | Jun 3rd, 2016

Welcome back! In Episode 35, the first episode of the Practice Building Series, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C speaks with counselor, coach and podcaster Colleen Mullen, PsyD, LMFT. Colleen is a psychologist and coach practicing in San Diego, CA and hosts...Show More
34: What Is The Mind?

54:02 | May 27th, 2016

Welcome back to Therapy Chat! If you’re a therapist, my guest today is someone who needs no introduction. Dr. Dan Siegel is my guest, and he explains the concept of interpersonal neurobiology, the nature of the mind, integration and “Mwe”. He shares ...Show More
33: Worthiness, Perfectionism & Self Compassion

13:53 | May 20th, 2016

Welcome! Today we’re discussing Perfectionism, Worthiness, and Self-Compassion. I’m using a personal example from my own experience as the basis for our discussion. Join me! What you’ll hear in this episode: The “growth ceiling” can cause anxiety as...Show More
32. Getting Up Close & Personal With Anger - Mindfully

39:37 | May 12th, 2016

Welcome! My guest for this episode is Dr. Andrea Brandt, a psychotherapist, speaker, and author who has much knowledge and experience to bring to the table. Her book, Mindful Anger: A Pathway to Emotional Freedom, explores revolutionary thinking on t...Show More
31: Mother's Day Can Be Tough!

14:51 | May 6th, 2016

Welcome to this episode. Our topic is Mother’s Day and why it can be tough for some people. In fact, some people hate Mother’s Day because of a history of childhood emotional neglect, abuse, or trauma. Know that you’re not alone and that many people ...Show More
30: Childhood Sexual Abuse

28:51 | Apr 29th, 2016

This is Part 2 of a series about Sexual Assault Awareness, and today’s focus is on Childhood Sexual Abuse. Let’s jump right into our topic! What you’ll hear in this episode: Childhood Sexual Abuse is “a form of child abuse including sexual activity ...Show More
29: Managing Anxiety

51:09 | Apr 22nd, 2016

Welcome! My guest today is Carolyn Daitch, Ph. D, author, and psychologist. She has written several books, including Anxiety Disorders: The Go-To Guide for Clients and Therapists, The Affect Regulation Toolbox: Practical and Effective Hypnotic Interv...Show More
28: Understanding Perfectionism

40:42 | Apr 15th, 2016

Welcome! My guest today is Sharon Martin, LCSW, a psychotherapist in San Jose, CA. Sharon writes the blog “Happily Imperfect” for Psych Central. Our topic today is Perfectionism—something so many of us struggle to overcome. What you’ll hear in this e...Show More
27: Sexual Assault Is Not Someone Else's Problem!

34:08 | Apr 8th, 2016

Welcome! Trauma therapy became my passion after I volunteered at a Sexual Assault Crisis Center in Virginia in 2002. I received great counseling experience and went through extensive volunteer training before I became an employee. I learned a lot abo...Show More
26: Using the Body to Process Trauma

53:16 | Apr 1st, 2016

Welcome! My guest today is Lisa Ferentz, LCSW-C, who is in private practice in Baltimore, specializing in treating child and adult survivors of trauma, abuse, and neglect. She’s a nationally known author, speaker, trainer, and consultant. What you’l...Show More
25: What Is Childhood Emotional Neglect?

24:54 | Mar 25th, 2016

Welcome! My guest today is Dr. Jonice Webb, a clinical psychologist and blogger for Psych Central. She’s the author of the book, Running on Empty: Overcome Your Childhood Emotional Neglect. We’ll delve into this topic and its impact in our society to...Show More
24: Vicarious Trauma & Secondary Traumatic Stress

23:38 | Mar 18th, 2016

Welcome! Today’s topic is one that’s important to therapy professionals and to first responders, too. To anyone who works with people who are suffering, Vicarious Trauma is important. I just attended a workshop on this topic by Laura Van Dernoot Lips...Show More
23: Coming Home to Yourself

33:43 | Mar 11th, 2016

Welcome! Today’s guest is Mara Glatzell, MSW. She is an intuitive guide and energy healer for women who facilitates daily conversations about intention, truth, and celebration. A creative leader, Mara is expert at living in her own skin with grace an...Show More
Bonus Episode

01:10 | Mar 6th, 2016

In this bonus episode, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C explains that the Baltimore Annapolis Psychotherapy Podcast is now called Therapy Chat! She shares the reason for this name change. Therapy Chat is a podcast in which Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews ps...Show More
22: Simple Self Care for Therapists

45:49 | Mar 4th, 2016

elcome! My guest today is Ashley Davis Bush, LICSW. Ashley is a psychotherapist in private practice in southern New Hampshire with over 25 years’ experience. She has written six self-help books, including Transcending Loss and Simple Self-Care for Th...Show More
21: The Secret to Raising Well Adjusted Children

08:52 | Mar 2nd, 2016

In this episode, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C, CDWF shares the secret to raising well adjusted children. We all want our children to grow up as happy people who thrive in relationship with themselves and others, and in their work and school lives. Laura...Show More
20: Laura Reagan, LCSW-C Interviews Parent Coach Meghan Leahy

48:54 | Feb 12th, 2016

In Episode 20 of the Baltimore Annapolis Psychotherapy Podcast, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews Washington Post parenting expert Meghan Leahy, who is a parent coach in the Washington, DC area.  She's a parent coach helping parents who are overw...Show More
19: The Epidemic of Childhood Trauma

15:40 | Feb 7th, 2016

In episode 19 host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C discusses a subject she frequently talks about in therapy sessions but hasn't covered on the podcast. Childhood trauma affects a significant number of people and the effects can linger throughout the lifespan. ...Show More
18: Can Therapists Really Change The World?

58:11 | Jan 30th, 2016

On Episode 18 of the Baltimore Annapolis Psychotherapy Podcast Laura Reagan, LCSW-C was privileged to have the opportunity to speak with someone who is sharp, self deprecating, and so dedicated to the field of psychology. Steven Brownlow, PhD, develo...Show More
17: 9 Things I'll Be Talking About In 2016

09:03 | Jan 26th, 2016

As the old year ends and the new one begins, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C has been thinking about themes which have come up frequently in her psychotherapy practice. Listen in to hear Laura discuss 9 themes which have been important to her clients over ...Show More
16: Connecting With Your Own Needs: Vulnerability in Action

42:44 | Jan 8th, 2016

Host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews the Self Care Activist, Dr. Agnes Wainman. Agnes shares her own story of going from burned out to blissed out as a parent of twins and offers resources available on her website for implementing a self care practic...Show More
15: Year End Reflections

06:36 | Dec 31st, 2015

In Episode 15, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C reflects on the past year and speaks about setting intentions for the New Year based on self-love rather than self criticism. We are all works in progress! Head over to the blog to share your intentions for 20...Show More
14: Using Self Care to Prevent Burnout

58:43 | Dec 8th, 2015

Mari Lee, LMFT, CSAT-S is a psychotherapist and author specializing in sex and porn addiction who practices in Glendora, California. In addition to her books and her work with clients, she is a coach helping therapists in private practice create busi...Show More
13: Finding Safety in An Unsafe World

28:37 | Nov 29th, 2015

In this episode host, psychotherapist Laura Reagan, LCSW-C, discusses the scary news about violence, terrorism and climate change raising the question, "How can I feel safe when I don't know if everything is going to be okay?" Laura discusses how cur...Show More
12: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year?

09:49 | Nov 21st, 2015

Feeling holly-jolly? Maybe not so much. In this episode of the Baltimore Annapolis Psychotherapy Podcast host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C discusses three reasons why for some of us the holidays can be the most stressful time of the year. Listen in if you've...Show More
11: Using Intuition In the Therapy Space

48:33 | Nov 5th, 2015

What is the role of intuition in a psychotherapy session? Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews Intuitive Healer, Psychotherapist, Coach and Author Keri Nola about how she allows her intuition to guide her work. Listen in for an intriguing conversation abo...Show More
10. Forgiveness: Is it Necessary for Healing?

12:58 | Oct 31st, 2015

In this episode, a follow up on the discussion from last episode about the loss of an important relationship, Laura Reagan, LCSW-C discusses the concept of forgiveness. Is forgiveness necessary to repair broken relationships? What if the other person...Show More
9: Have You Ever Become Estranged From Someone You Used to Be Close With?

05:59 | Oct 10th, 2015

In this episode Laura Reagan, LCSW-C, psychotherapist in Baltimore, asks listeners to consider whether they've had a relationship which had a rupture that it seemed impossible to bounce back from. Laura offers journaling prompts in this episode. Laur...Show More
8: What Is An Integrative Psychotherapy Practice?

34:19 | Oct 4th, 2015

In this episode Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews Cathy Canfield, LCSW, owner of Counseling of Alexandria in Northern Virginia. Cathy talks in depth about her work with children and adults who have experienced traumatic experiences of all kinds. Cathy ...Show More
7: How Can Imperfection Be A Gift?

17:47 | Sep 19th, 2015

In this episode, Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator Laura Reagan, LCSW-C offers an overview of Brené Brown's 10 Guideposts for Wholehearted Living from her bestselling book The Gifts of Imperfection. It was this book that started Laura on her own jour...Show More
6: Your Relationship Is Ending - Do You Know Your Rights?

32:56 | Sep 13th, 2015

When your relationship is ending, it's a painful and confusing time. Sometimes thinking about the legal aspects of separation, divorce and custody cases is so overwhelming that you avoid dealing with it as long as you can. In this episode, Laura Reag...Show More
5: How The Daring Way™ Has Helped Me

12:56 | Sep 1st, 2015

In this episode, psychotherapist, consultant and Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator Laura Reagan, LCSW-C describes her decision to attend training in the method, which is based on the research of Brené Brown. Laura shares her experience of learning th...Show More
4: Using Self Care To Nourish Your Soul & Fall In Love With Yourself

34:57 | Aug 28th, 2015

Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews Chonteau McElvin, an herbalist, healer and life coach in Florida who is trained as a social worker. Chonteau discusses how self care can nourish the soul and allow us to fall in love with ourselves. When we're in love ...Show More
3: Are Retreats Worth the Investment?

40:37 | Aug 21st, 2015

In this episode, Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews Tiffany Goyer, LMFT, a Psychotherapist and Coach in Los Angeles who practices NET, uses yoga with her clients, and leads retreats through Find Your Flourish. Tiffany speaks about how retreats can be a ...Show More
2: Letting Go When Your Child Goes to College

27:54 | Aug 16th, 2015

In this podcast episode Laura Reagan, LCSW-C, psychotherapist and self care consultant, discusses a subject near and dear to her heart: how to let go when your child graduates from high school and leaves home to go to college. Laura shares her person...Show More