“How can I give my kids a normal childhood, when mine was anything but?” Post-Traumatic Parenting is the podcast for anyone who has ever asked themselves that question. Robyn Koslowitz, Ph.D., clinical psychologist and Post-Traumatic Parent, combines the fields of post-traumatic recovery and growth with our best understanding of how to raise Little Humans. Through interviews with experts in the fields of behavior science, psychology, trauma, and child development, as well as interviews with toy developers, children’s book authors, and anyone else who makes childhood a delight, Dr. Koslowitz explores how trauma impacts our parenting, and how to hack our traumas into superpowers and super-parenting.
Each week, Dr. Koslowitz unpacks how to survive and thrive as a Post-Traumatic Parent. She shares behind-the-scenes insights into the research that underlies what we know about parenting, child development, and trauma recovery. Each podcast provides actionable tips about how to transform our Post-Traumatic Parenting and how to turn our parenting journey into a post-traumatic growth experience. Dr. Koslowitz interviews some of the famous names in these fields, and some experts you’ve never heard of (but should have!).
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Are Post Traumatic Parents More Likely To Burn Out? With Dr. Moïra Mikolajczak
Are you passionate about doing parenting right, and desperately afraid you’ll mess up? Parenting Perfectionism is common for us Post-Traumatic Parents. Problem is – the burning desire to parent perfectly can mean…. burning out. In this episode, we talk to groundbreaking researcher Dr. Moïra Mikolajczak, who discovered parental burnout is a thing. This episode explores the implications of her research for Post-Traumatic Parenting. Turns out – parental burnout is real, and it can be fixed. Let’s learn how.
How Can We Give Our Kids a Normal Childhood, If Ours Was Anything But?
Welcome to the Post-Traumatic Parenting podcast, where we explore the intersection between having a traumatic childhood and how that impacts our parenting today. In this episode, Dr. Koslowitz introduces herself and the backstory of the Post-Traumatic Parenting community. If you've ever had the thought: "How can I parent? My childhood was so messed up?" or "I don't even know what's normal to expect of myself as a parent, or my kids as kids," then this podcast is for you. If you've ever been sure that your own past will interfere with your children's present, or been afraid of your parenting instincts - we get it. We're Post-Traumatic Parents too. Let's explore how trauma creates hidden fault lines in our sense of self, and how parenting can create the stress that breaks those fault lines open. Dr. Koslowitz gets deeply personal about her own post-traumatic journey, how she went from survivor to thriver, and how the concept of Post-Traumatic Parenting was born.
Want to join our community? We're active on Instagram. Follow @dr.koslowitzpsychology on Instagram for daily Post-Traumatic growth and parenting tips, DM her to request future episodes, and find out about the weekly Dr. K's Story Club for Post-Traumatic Parents and their Little Humans to enjoy together.