162 episodes

Dr. Kristie Overstreet brings her skills as a clinical sexologist, psychotherapist, and certified sex therapist, to help you improve your relationship with yourself and others. Her goal as a real-world relationship expert is to help you focus on self-change versus waiting for others to change. Every episode is like having a therapist and best friend to help you create the relationships you deserve.

Fix Yourself First with Dr. Kristie Kristie Overstreet

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    • 4.8 • 51 Ratings

Dr. Kristie Overstreet brings her skills as a clinical sexologist, psychotherapist, and certified sex therapist, to help you improve your relationship with yourself and others. Her goal as a real-world relationship expert is to help you focus on self-change versus waiting for others to change. Every episode is like having a therapist and best friend to help you create the relationships you deserve.

    162. Finding Your Purpose & Passion with Christie Rocha

    162. Finding Your Purpose & Passion with Christie Rocha

    Have you ever wondered what your purpose in life was? Or, struggled to find what you're passionate about? You're not alone. Almost all of us have wondered about this at some point. But, the goal is to take action on our purpose.

    In today's episode, I'm chatting with Christie Rocha, mental health-obsessed podcast host, millennial mom of 2, and entrepreneur, about her journey of finding her passion. We discuss her journey and experience in:
    - Postpartum depression
    - Mental health
    - Power of self-growth
    - Asking yourself "What's wrong with me?"
    - Dealing with the judgment of self
    - Surviving anxiety spirals
    - Resetting ourselves
    - And so much more!

    Don't miss this episode and get inspired about moving forward with your purpose and passion!

    • 34 min
    161. Finding Love Again After a Toxic Divorce with Lisa & Chris

    161. Finding Love Again After a Toxic Divorce with Lisa & Chris

    If you’ve ever been through a hard breakup or divorce from a toxic relationship then you know how difficult it is to imagine finding happiness again. Join me for a conversation with Lisa and Chris, co-founders of Been There Got Out, to discuss their journey of finding love and hope after high-conflict divorces. They started with a friendship that soon developed into a loving and romantic relationship and they are sharing their journey here.

    In today's episode, we're discussing:
    - Emotional detachment in relationships
    - Finding hope and how to trust again
    - How to survive in a relationship with a narcissist
    - Finding love again
    - Separating personal and professional relationships
    - Moving from friendship to a romantic relationships
    - Support if you're struggling with a high-conflict divorce

    Don't miss this episode!

    • 44 min
    160. What Confident Communication Really Is & How to Build It

    160. What Confident Communication Really Is & How to Build It

    Have you ever wished you were more confident in how you communicate? That when you talked, they listened to you and took you seriously. That you didn’t get questioned, dismissed, or skipped over when you speak up.

    Well then, you’re ready to speak up with confidence. In today’s episode, I’m explaining what is confident communication and how to build it.

    I'm covering:
    - What is confident communication
    - Symptoms of unhealthy communication
    - 5 things to do right now to be a better communicator in all of your relationships

    Don't miss this episode!

    • 13 min
    159. Why We Need to Embrace Our Fear with Alexa Glazer

    159. Why We Need to Embrace Our Fear with Alexa Glazer

    When was the last time you were full of fear? Last week, I was full of fear and I’ve learned that my fear stems from anxiety and a harsh inner critic, including unrealistic expectations of myself. So, this episode is perfect timing because we’re talking about embracing our fear.

    I'm chatting with speaker, author, and leader, Alexa Glazer. She guides humans to radical resilience through self-acceptance, presence, and play. She uses her words, both written and spoken, to honestly and openly connect with you, your heart, and your greatest desires.

    She is the author of Livin’ the Dream … today because tomorrow is not promised and the forthcoming book, Your Permission Slip: To Self-Acceptance, Forgiveness and Letting Go With Grace.

    In today's episode, you'll learn:
    -How loss changes us and who we are
    - The power of giving ourselves permission
    - How we always feel we’re too much or never enough
    - How to reframe our view of fear to work for us
    - How to stop making excuses to avoid fear
    - How loss changes how we show up in our relationships

    If you’re ready to change your view of fear and embrace it so that it works for you versus against you, stick around for our chat.

    • 36 min
    158. Which of the 12 Types of Intimacy Do You Crave?

    158. Which of the 12 Types of Intimacy Do You Crave?

    64% of Americans claim that they are very happy in their relationship with a partner or spouse and 50% claim that they are satisfied with their sex lives.

    How accurate do you think this number is? Can you relate? Are you happy in a relationship or satisfied with your sex life? Regardless if your single or in a relationship, in this episode, we’re covering the different types of intimacy and how to get your needs met.

    If you’ve ever felt like you and your partner, or past partner, were speaking totally different languages, then one reason could be that you’ve got different intimacy needs and couldn’t understand each others needs, much less reciprocate on those needs. Stick around to this episode and we’ll get that fixed today.

    In this episode, you'll learn:
    - How to evolve your understanding of intimacy
    - The different types of intimacy
    - The give and take of intimacy in relationships

    Don't miss this episode!

    • 18 min
    157. How to Redefine Intimacy for Better Relationships

    157. How to Redefine Intimacy for Better Relationships

    When did you learn what intimacy means? Have you ever thought of how your current definition of intimacy may be keeping you from getting your relationship needs met?

    In this episode, you'll learn:
    - Where does our current definition of intimacy come from
    - The reasons we need to redefine intimacy
    - How to redefine intimacy
    - How to talk about your relationship intimacy needs whether you're single or in a relationship

    Don't miss this episode if you want to create a healthier relationship.

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
51 Ratings

51 Ratings

CFConnections ,

Lots of GREAT Advice and Practical Tips

I am enjoying this podcast and how it addresses the heart of what matters in human relationships. Nicely done, Dr. Kristie!!!!

jessgersh ,

So relatable

Dr. Kristie is so relatable and shares such incredible insight. Anyone in a relationship, recently out of a relationship, or wanting a relationship needs to listen to what Dr. Kristie has to say!

EricaBushwell ,

Awesome podcast!

Dr. Kristie, host of the Fix Yourself First podcast, highlights all aspects of relationships, growth and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

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