137 episodes

Two Austin therapists and their world-recognized guest experts break down modern attachment, relational neuroscience and trauma in a challenging but entertaining format designed to keep you off unconscious autopilot and moving towards closer connections.

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Therapist Uncensored Podcast Sue Marriott LCSW, CGP & Ann Kelley PhD

    • Social Sciences
    • 4.8 • 727 Ratings

Two Austin therapists and their world-recognized guest experts break down modern attachment, relational neuroscience and trauma in a challenging but entertaining format designed to keep you off unconscious autopilot and moving towards closer connections.

Find us at https://www.therapistuncensored.com

    Narratives of Fear: George Floyd, Protest, and Community Empowerment with Dr. Raphael Travis

    Narratives of Fear: George Floyd, Protest, and Community Empowerment with Dr. Raphael Travis

    The violence enacted by the criminal justice system isn’t new, so what makes this moment feel so different? Dr. Raphael Travis joins co-host Ann Kelley to break down the now global protests against the murder of George Floyd. Together they explore the role of youth empowerment, coronavirus, and narrative storytelling in helping fuel the biggest social movement in decades.

    • 50 min
    Malignant Narcissism, Why We Elect Excuse & Love them (Holding Your Own session 5)

    Malignant Narcissism, Why We Elect Excuse & Love them (Holding Your Own session 5)

    Accusations are their confessions. In this episode learn why we elect, promote, excuse and love those with malignant narcissist tendencies. Sort out the other forms of self-involvement, psychopathology and anti-social traits from this dangerous personality structure. Sue & Ann finish out their series on Holding Your Own with Challenging Personality Traits - this is session 5 of 6. Find more here www.therapistuncensored.com

    • 38 min
    Holding Your Own 3: "Borderline" traits Session 4

    Holding Your Own 3: "Borderline" traits Session 4

    When does sensitivity cross the line into clinical reactivity? Borderline traits, or those with highly reactive personalities, are another common challenge in relationship that we might need support to navigate well.



    Today's episode sees co-hosts Ann Kelley and Sue Marriott unpack high reactivity through a caring and developmental approach. Together, they discuss how these dynamics and traits arise, what they look like, and what we can do when we find ourselves in relationships with them. Find more here www.therapistuncensored.com/episodes

    • 43 min
    Holding Your Own Session 3 - Covert Narcissism (3rd in a Series)

    Holding Your Own Session 3 - Covert Narcissism (3rd in a Series)

    When does self-consciousness and self-reflection cross the line into self-preoccupation? Covert narcissism is also called thin-skinned, vulnerale, depressed or closet narcissism. It's a real thing but unlike grandiosity, it's quite hard to spot!  Think about it - if you feel when you walk in a room everyone is looking at you - admiringly or judgmentally, either way - that is a narcissistic fantasy. Today's episode follows the other side of grandiosity. Find more here www.therapistuncensored.com/episodes

    • 34 min
    Holding Your Own 2: Grandiose Narcissism has Met it's Match

    Holding Your Own 2: Grandiose Narcissism has Met it's Match

    Second in a series of staying secure in relationship to challenging personalities.

    • 50 min
    Holding Your Own 1: Messy but Secure Relating

    Holding Your Own 1: Messy but Secure Relating

    First in a series Holding Your Own with Challenging Personalities - this episode unpacks the 5 types of conflict in couples, conditions to develop security and cornerstones of what makes secure functioning couples secure. This sets up our later episodes on the various types of narcissism, misunderstood borderline relating, antisocial and malignant narcissism, unconscious defenses for everyone involved, suspected causes of high reactivity or impaired empathy, and a focus all along on what you can do to improve your circumstances - whatever that means for you.

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    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
727 Ratings

727 Ratings

Gleeben ,

Easily my favorite therapy podcast

I’m a mental health counselor and a counselor educator and this is by far my favorite therapy podcast, and I’ve listened to A LOT of them. Sue and Ann are so smart and caring, and provide such useful insight about the nuances of attachment, trauma, relationships etc. They’re clearly highly experienced and well informed but are also so humble and grounded in their approach.

yoavben ,

Wonderful, to the point and empathetic

This podcast distinguishes itself by jumping right to the heart of the topic. The discussion is informative, insightful and emotionally intelligent. The hosts also mention related theories that can lead the listener to further research about the topic. As a clinician, I use this as an important resource to enrich my practice.

KIMberlyHONEYCUTT ,

Psychotherapy on steroids

I have been in private practice for over 20 years, and this podcast is by far the best for those of us in the field or the therapy chair! The information presented on this podcast has rejuvenated my love for the profession and the healing process. Well done!

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