The word co-dependency has often gotten a bad rap and can bring up different reactions in people. In episode 9, therapist and relationship expert Jessica Baum, LMHC deconstructs attachment styles and humanizes the "C" words: co-dependency and connection.
Listen all the way through to hear Jessica's powerful closing message that just might revolutionize the way we think about relationships and healing.
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About This Guest:
Jessica Baum, LMHC, is a Psychotherapist, Author, Thought Leader, Relationship Coach, and Founder of the Self-full® Method.
Jessica is the owner and founder of Relationship Institute of Palm Beach. She grew up in New York City and decided in her twenties to leave city life behind and move to Palm Beach. She has an undergraduate degree from Fordham University, and holds a master’s degree in mental health counseling from South University.
As a certified substance abuse specialist, her focus is chemical abuse, co-dependency, and anxiety. Jessica is also a certified Imago Therapist. Using the Imago approach, Jessica helps treat family systems and couples issues with an extensive knowledge on relationships. Jessica also uses this approach in family programs she runs for treatment centers. She also has extensive training in psychodrama and experiential therapy. She is also skilled in cognitive therapy and dialectical behavior therapy. She is trained in EMDR therapy and Post Induction Therapy and has done a copious amount of work with trauma.
Jessica’s own personal core belief is centered around the importance of connection. Connection and understanding of ourselves, as well as how that relates to how we connect in the world. She believes that the crux of most personal struggles can be attributed to a lack of true understanding and personal connection. It is that disconnect in the world which ultimately leads to pain. Jessica founded Relationship Institute of Palm Beach on the premise to help heal, foster happiness, and restore hope in the individuals and families she works with.