12 episodes

Welcome to the Trauma Chat Podcast with Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This is a show for anyone who wants to learn about trauma - what it is, how it shows up in our lives and how to heal.

Trauma is prevalent across the world, yet so often people don't even realize they are affected by trauma. Trauma Chat is here to remind you that you are not alone, healing is possible, and help is out there for you.

Trauma Chat Podcast Laura Reagan, LCSW-C

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Welcome to the Trauma Chat Podcast with Laura Reagan, LCSW-C. This is a show for anyone who wants to learn about trauma - what it is, how it shows up in our lives and how to heal.

Trauma is prevalent across the world, yet so often people don't even realize they are affected by trauma. Trauma Chat is here to remind you that you are not alone, healing is possible, and help is out there for you.

    12: Season 01 Wrap Up

    12: Season 01 Wrap Up

    Welcome back to Trauma Chat! This week, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C thanks listeners for supporting the show and spreading the word. She talks about what is ahead and announces that this is the last episode of Season 1. Season 2 is anticipated to begin in October 2021. 
    While waiting for Season 2, take advantage of listener participation opportunities!  Leave a message on Speakpipe or send a message through the Trauma Therapist Network site to let Laura know about a resource you think should be included on the site, or a subject you want covered on Trauma Chat. Or if you have a question, feel free to ask! If you give permission, your message may be used on the show! 
    Feel free to sign up for our email list as well, to be kept up to date on all Trauma Chat news and happenings! You can also follow Trauma Chat on Instagram here.
    Thanks again for listening to Season 1 of the Trauma Chat Podcast!
    Additional Links: 

    Leave a message with a question to be included in a future episode: https://www.speakpipe.com/traumachatpod 

    Follow Trauma Chat on Instagram: www.instagram.com/traumachatpod 

    Follow Trauma Therapy Coaching & Consulting on Facebook: www.facebook.com/traumatherapyconsulting  

    Get more information on Trauma Chat at: www.traumachatpod.com. Sign up for the email list to stay in touch and receive a free gift! 

    New website coming soon: www.traumatherapistnetwork.com - a community for finding information, resources and help for trauma. Sign up for the email list to be notified when the website goes live and receive a free gift! 

    To listen to Laura's other podcast, Therapy Chat, go to: www.therapychatpodcast.com  
    If you like Trauma Chat please go to iTunes and leave a rating and review and subscribe to receive each episode as soon as it comes out. 
    Podcast Produced by Pete Bailey - https://petebailey.net/audio 

    • 8 min
    11: Polyvagal Theory

    11: Polyvagal Theory

    In this week's episode, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C, a trauma therapist, consultant and coach, offers a basic overview of Polyvagal Theory using Deb Dana LCSW's Polyvagal Ladder concept. In this episode you will hear Laura talk about: 

    What Polyvagal Theory is  How it relates to the Window of Tolerance mentioned in Episode 10  How it relates to the Trauma Defenses explained earlier in the season 

     
    Resources for this Episode:  

    Deb Dana, LCSW and Dr. Stephen Porges 

    Deb Dana's book, Polyvagal Theory in Therapy 


    Deb Dana's book, Polyvagal Exercises for Safety and Connection: 50 Client-Centered Exercises 

    Additional Links: 

    Leave a message with a question to be included in a future episode: https://www.speakpipe.com/traumachatpod 

    Follow Trauma Chat on Instagram: www.instagram.com/traumachatpod 

    Follow Trauma Therapy Coaching & Consulting on Facebook: www.facebook.com/traumatherapyconsulting  

    Get more information on Trauma Chat at: www.traumachatpod.com. Sign up for the email list to stay in touch and receive a free gift! 

    New website coming soon: www.traumatherapistnetwork.com - a community for finding information, resources and help for trauma. Sign up for the email list to be notified when the website goes live and receive a free gift! 

    To listen to Laura's other podcast, Therapy Chat, go to: www.therapychatpodcast.com  
    If you like Trauma Chat please go to iTunes and leave a rating and review and subscribe to receive each episode as soon as it comes out. 
    Podcast Produced by Pete Bailey - https://petebailey.net/audio 

    • 6 min
    10: The Window of Tolerance

    10: The Window of Tolerance

    In this week's episode, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C, a trauma therapist, consultant and coach, explains the Window of Tolerance. In this episode you will hear Laura talk about: 

    What is the Window of Tolerance?  Hyperarousal definition and examples  Hyperarousal definition and examples 
    Resources for this Episode:  


    Window of Tolerance Graphic from NICABM 

    Dr. Daniel Siegel's Mindsight website 

    Additional Links: 

    Leave a message with a question to be included in a future episode: https://www.speakpipe.com/traumachatpod  

    Follow Trauma Chat on Instagram: www.instagram.com/traumachatpod 

    Follow Trauma Therapy Coaching & Consulting on Facebook: www.facebook.com/traumatherapyconsulting  

    Get more information on Trauma Chat at: www.traumachatpod.com. Sign up for the email list to stay in touch and receive a free gift! 

    New website coming soon: www.traumatherapistnetwork.com - a community for finding information, resources and help for trauma. Sign up for the email list to be notified when the website goes live and receive a free gift! 

    To listen to Laura's other podcast, Therapy Chat, go to: www.therapychatpodcast.com  
    If you like Trauma Chat please go to iTunes and leave a rating and review and subscribe to receive each episode as soon as it comes out. 
    Podcast Produced by Pete Bailey - https://petebailey.net/audio 

    • 6 min
    09: Childhood Trauma, ACES & ABES

    09: Childhood Trauma, ACES & ABES

    In this week's episode, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C, a trauma therapist, consultant and coach, talks about Childhood Trauma, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) and Adverse Babyhood Experiences (ABES). In this episode you will hear Laura talk about: 

    The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study - what it is and why it matters  The list of questions included in the original ACE Study  Adverse Babyhood Experiences, a term coined by Dr. Veronique Mead - what this means 

    Resources for this Episode:  

    Dr. Veronique Mead's interview on Therapy Chat Podcast 

    Dr. Veronique Mead's blog on ABES 

    Episode 19 of Therapy Chat (note, it had a different name when this episode was released). 

    Link to Abstract of ACES Article from 1998 

    PACES website 

    Dr. Nadine Burke Harris's TED Talk 

    Dr. Nadine Burke Harris's book, The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity 

    Recent Therapy Chat interview with Sarah Peyton about the Neuroscience of Connection 

    Additional Links: 

    Leave a message with a question to be included in a future episode: https://www.speakpipe.com/traumachatpod 

    Follow Trauma Chat on Instagram: www.instagram.com/traumachatpod 

    Follow Trauma Therapy Coaching & Consulting on Facebook: www.facebook.com/traumatherapyconsulting  

    Get more information on Trauma Chat at: www.traumachatpod.com. Sign up for the email list to stay in touch and receive a free gift! 

    New website coming soon: www.traumatherapistnetwork.com - a community for finding information, resources and help for trauma. Sign up for the email list to be notified when the website goes live and receive a free gift! 

    To listen to Laura's other podcast, Therapy Chat, go to: www.therapychatpodcast.com  
    If you like Trauma Chat please go to iTunes and leave a rating and review and subscribe to receive each episode as soon as it comes out. 
    Podcast Produced by Pete Bailey - https://petebailey.net/audio 

    • 18 min
    08: Attachment Styles

    08: Attachment Styles

    In this week's episode, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C, a trauma therapist, consultant and coach, talks about Attachment Styles and how they show up in our lives. In this episode you will hear Laura talk about: 

    What is Attachment?  How does Attachment develop?  What are the 4 Attachment styles?  How does Attachment show up in our lives?  Historical context of Attachment over the last 100 years 

     
    Resources for this Episode:  

    Dr. Robert T. Muller's book, Trauma and the Struggle to Open U


    Therapy Chat Interview with Dr. Robert T. Muller 

    Lisa Ferentz/s workbook, Letting Go of Self Destructive Behaviors: A Workbook of Hope & Healing 

    Dr. Janina Fisher's book, Healing the Fragmented Selves of Trauma Survivors: Overcoming Self-Alienation 

    10 Most Popular Therapy Chat Episodes on Trauma, Dissociation and Attachment 

    Episodes Linked from above:  

    10. Episode 144: How Does Our Attachment Style Affect Our Relationships? With Stuart Fensterheim, LCSW 

    9. Episode 198: Chaos, Conflict, Secrecy: Abusive/Dysfunctional Family Dynamics with Sharon Martin, LCSW 

    8. Episode 134: It's Not Always Depression, So What Is It? with Hilary Jacobs Hendel, LCSW 

    7: Episode 204: Learning To Be Kind To Ourselves with Dr. Jane Tornatore 

    6. Episode 159: Understanding Polyvagal Theory with Deb Dana, LCSW 

    5. Episode 191: Understanding Childhood Emotional Neglect with Dr. Jonice Webb 

    4. Episode 202: Inherited Family Trauma with Mark Wolynn 

    3. Episode 194: Childhood Trauma and the Mind/Body Connection with Dr. Gabor Maté 

    2. Episode 212: All About Dissociation - 4 Episode Compilation including interviews with Kathy Steele, LCSW and Dr. Dick Schwartz  

    1. Episode 111: Relationships and Childhood Emotional Neglect with Dr. Jonice Webb 

    Healthline Article on Avoidant Attachment 

    Healthline Article on Disorganized Attachment 

    CPTSD Foundation Article on Anxious Attachment 

    E-Course from Dr. Daniel Siegel and Dr. Lisa Firestone on Attachment 

    Michelle Farris's Blog with information on Codependency  

    Sharon Martin's website with her books, blog posts and more on Codependency and Perfectionism 

    Dr. Jonice Webb's Childhood Emotional Neglect Website 

    Nedra Tawwab’s book Set Boundaries, Find Peace: A Guide to Reclaiming Yourself. 

    Additional Links: 

    Leave a message with a question to be included in a future episode: https://www.speakpipe.com/traumachatpod 

    Follow Trauma Chat on Instagram: www.instagram.com/traumachatpod 

    Follow Trauma Therapy Coaching & Consulting on Facebook: www.facebook.com/traumatherapyconsulting  

    Get more information on Trauma Chat at: www.traumachatpod.com. Sign up for the email list to stay in touch and receive a free gift! 

    New website coming soon: www.traumatherapistnetwork.com - a community for finding information, resources and help for trauma. Sign up for the email list to be notified when the website goes live and receive a free gift! 

    To listen to Laura's other podcast, Therapy Chat, go to: www.therapychatpodcast.com  
    If you like Trauma Chat please go to iTunes and leave a rating and review and subscribe to receive each episode as soon as it comes out. 
    Podcast Produced by Pete Bailey - https://petebailey.net/audio 

    • 13 min
    07: Complex PTSD

    07: Complex PTSD

    In this week's episode, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C, a trauma therapist, consultant and coach, talks about an alternative diagnosis which is not yet official in the US - Complex PTSD or C-PTSD. In this episode you will hear Laura talk about: 

    The additional criteria that go along with a C-PTSD diagnosis as written in the ICD-11.  What is emotional regulation/dysregulation?  The negative self-perception aspect of C-PTSD with examples  Idealization/Vilification of parents   Loss of a sense of self/connection  

    Resources for this Episode:  

    Link to explanation of C-PTSD from Healthline.com 

    Lisa Ferentz/s workbook, Letting Go of Self Destructive Behaviors: A Workbook of Hope & Healing 

    Dr. Bessel van der Kolk's book, The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind & Body in the Healing of Trauma 

    Additional Links: 

    Leave a message with a question to be included in a future episode: https://www.speakpipe.com/traumachatpod 

    Follow Trauma Chat on Instagram: www.instagram.com/traumachatpod 

    Follow Trauma Therapy Coaching & Consulting on Facebook: www.facebook.com/traumatherapyconsulting  

    Get more information on Trauma Chat at: www.traumachatpod.com. Sign up for the email list to stay in touch and receive a free gift! 

    New website coming soon: www.traumatherapistnetwork.com - a community for finding information, resources and help for trauma. Sign up for the email list to be notified when the website goes live and receive a free gift! 

    To listen to Laura's other podcast, Therapy Chat, go to: www.therapychatpodcast.com  
    If you like Trauma Chat please go to iTunes and leave a rating and review and subscribe to receive each episode as soon as it comes out. 
    Podcast Produced by Pete Bailey - https://petebailey.net/audio 

    • 16 min

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