16 episodes

High Heels and Heartache Podcast High Heels & Heartache

    • Self-Improvement

    How Do You Attract, Maintain and End Relationships Mindfully?

    How Do You Attract, Maintain and End Relationships Mindfully?

    Dr, Denise Fournier visits to discuss how to attract, maintain, and end relationships from a conscious, self-aware space.



    Dr. Denise Fournier is a Miami-based psychotherapist, coach, university professor, and facilitator. With over 15 years in the mental health field, she’s worked with several hundred people, guiding them on their own unique growth journeys. She facilitates safe and sacred spaces for people to connect inward, work through challenges, define their own unique self-expression, and discover the healer and teacher living inside of them. Denise's unique psychospiritual approach blends evidence-based mental health modalities with ancient traditions that unify the mind, body, and spirit.



    Interested in receiving personalized coaching from Dr. Fournier? Beginning in Jan 2020 she will be providing remote services through  https://denisefournier.com/.







    You can also check out her Psychology Today blog HERE



    As well as her practice's homepage HERE

    • 58 min
    Are You A People Pleaser?

    Are You A People Pleaser?

    Dr. Ilene Cohen answers my questions about people pleasing. She discusses the difference between being nice and being a people pleaser, the causes of people pleasing, and gives an eight step guide to stopping the compulsion!



    Dr. Ilene is a psychotherapist, blogger and award-winning author of the popular self-help guides, When It's Never About You and It’s Within You. Her work regularly appears in top psychology publications.



    You can buy her books HERE!



    And you can read her blog HERE!

    • 39 min
    Money and Relationships

    Money and Relationships

    Dr. Brad Klontz sits down to talk all things money and relationships! We chat about financial infidelity, money disorders, the lies we tell ourselves about money, how to discuss money with your partner and more!



    Bradley T. Klontz, Psy.D., CFP® is a Founder of the Financial Psychology Institute® and an Associate Professor of Practice in Financial Psychology at Creighton University Heider College of Business. He is a Managing Principal of Your Mental Wealth® Advisors, a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, and a Former President of the Hawaii Psychological Association. He has partnered with organizations including JP Morgan Chase and H&R Block in efforts to help raise public awareness around issues related to financial health and financial psychology.



    Dr. Klontz was awarded the Innovative Practice Presidential Citation from the American Psychological Association for his application of psychological interventions to help people with money and wealth issues and his innovative practice in financial psychology for practitioners across the country.



    Dr. Klontz has been a columnist for the Journal of Financial Planning, On Wall Street, and PsychologyToday.com and has co-authored/co-edited five books on the psychology of money. His work has been featured on ABC News’ 20/20, Good Morning America, and in USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Time, Kiplinger’s, Money Magazine, NPR and many other media outlets and professional magazines and journals.



    Looking for a financial therapist? Click here!



    Want to buy want of Dr. Klontz's books? Click here!



    Click here for Dr. Klontz's Youtube channel.

    • 41 min
    Silencing Your Inner Critic

    Silencing Your Inner Critic

    Is negative self-talk impacting the way you view yourself? Do you know negative self-talk can be an obstacle in your relationships? Dr. Candice Creasman chats about how to heal your inner critic.

    Dr. Creasman is s a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor with a Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling and Psychology and a doctorate in Counseling and Counselor Education. She has been in practice for 15 years working with survivors of domestic violence and sexual trauma, individuals with addictions, chronic pain, mood and personality disorders, and severe mental illness. She uses Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and meditation to help clients work through trauma and live values-based lives.



    Dr Creasman is offering a workshop in Intuitive Eating called “My Body, My Home” on September 14, 2019. For more information or to register please visit https://wellness-collaborative.org/mybodymyhome



    You can also access Dr Creasman’s Insight Timer series on healing your inner critic at https://insighttimer.com/Dr.CandiceCreasman

    • 53 min
    What is Repeat Traumatization?

    What is Repeat Traumatization?

    On this episode of High Heels and Heartache I chat with Dr. Amelia Kelley, owner and supervisor of Kelley Counseling & Wellness, about repeat traumatization. We discuss what happens when a person experiences more than one trauma in their life, how trauma changes the brain, and the role of nature vs. nurture have in repeat trauma. Dr. Kelley also teaches us about synaptic pruning!



    Dr. Amelia Kelley, PhD, MS, LPC, ATR-P, RYT is an integrative therapist with 15 years of experience. She is trained in Art Therapy, Hypnotherapy, Yoga Therapy and other adjunctive treatments for trauma such as EMDR, Prolonged Exposure, Imagery Rehearsal Therapy and Trauma Sensitive Yoga.  She is the owner and supervisor of Kelley Counseling and Wellness in Cary, NC. Her practice is part of the Trauma Consortium at the Kinsey Institute at Indiana State University. She is a trained Level I and II Vinyasa Yoga teacher, a Yin Yoga certified teacher and a trained Restorative Yoga teacher. Dr. Kelley provides yoga therapy to individuals facing physical and mental health challenges to help reduce symptoms, address trauma in the body, help reduce addiction, restore balance and increase vitality. Her art therapy group work with the substance abuse population has been featured in the media as well as her advocacy for the licensure of Art Therapy in the state of NC. Dr. Kelley has been featured in the news as an expert discussing addiction to technology. She has also offered blog contributions in the areas of coping with ADHD in marriage as well as podcasts about Art Therapy in mental health. Additionally, she is a trained meditation teacher with a library of her teachings found on Insight Timer. Dr. Kelley is currently working on her first book examining healthy coping for an overactive nervous system in an overactive society.



    For more information on Dr. Kelley and her practice, CLICK HERE.

    • 52 min
    What is Passive Aggression?

    What is Passive Aggression?

    Signe Whitson chats about passive aggression.  We define passive aggression, talk about the different behaviors passive aggressive people employ, discuss the different levels of passive aggression, and explore what causes people to be passive aggressive.







    Signe Whitson is an author and internationally-recognized speaker with 20 years of experience working with children, teens, and families.  She presents customized training workshops for professionals, parents, and students on topics related to bullying prevention, digital citizenship, managing anxiety and  anger in children, changing passive aggressive behavior, and intervening effectively in crisis situations in schools and treatment organizations



    In her articles, books, and trainings, Signe provides down-to-earth, practical advice for navigating the daily challenges of living and working with children, tweens and teens.  As a mother of tween & teen daughters, Signe relates to parents on a personal level.



    Signe is the Director of Counseling at The Swain School in Allentown, PA.   She is also the Chief Operating Officer of the Life Space Crisis Intervention Institute, an international training and certification program for turning crisis situations into learning opportunities for children and youth with chronic patterns of self-defeating behaviors.



    She is the author of six books, including:

    BULLY PREVENTION



    The 8 Keys to End Bullying ACTIVITY BOOK for Kids & Tweens



    The 8 Keys to End Bullying Activity book COMPANION GUIDE for Parents & Educators



    8 Keys to End Bullying: Strategies for Parents & Schools



    Friendship & Other Weapons: Group Activities to Help Young Girls Ages 5-11 to Cope with Bullying

    ANGER MANAGEMENT

    How to Be Angry: An Assertive Anger Expression Group Guide for Kids and Teens

    PASSIVE AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR

    The Angry Smile: The New Psychological Study of Passive-Aggressive Behavior at Home, at School, in Marriage & Close Relationships, in the Workplace, and Online.





    You can follow her on Twitter @SigneWhitson, watch clips of her trainings on YouTube, read her articles on a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

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Im not stunned by the messenger but....

The stories and overall message is absolutely stunning! Listen up Kendall2020

WCB24 ,

Wonderful Podcast!

This podcast is a superb resource for survivors of domestic violence and also a wonderful resource for understanding how to more effectively navigate everyday human interaction.

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