126 episodes

Listen in as therapists, coaches, writers, and other experts explore the inner lives of women: their struggles, fears, hopes, & dreams. This podcast is about cultivating a conversation around the uncomfortable, uncertain, and unknown aspects of a woman's experience.

Through interviews and stories, Lourdes Viado, PhD, MFT goes beneath the surface and takes a deeper look at relationships, motherhood, self-acceptance, authenticity, aging, healing, suffering, loss, and other areas connected to the emotional and psychological well-being of women. We will be exploring conversation around the entire experience of being a woman, with all its different aspects.

Women In-Depth: Conversations about the Inner Lives of Women Lourdes Viado, PhD, MFT

    • Mental Health
    • 4.8, 128 Ratings

Listen in as therapists, coaches, writers, and other experts explore the inner lives of women: their struggles, fears, hopes, & dreams. This podcast is about cultivating a conversation around the uncomfortable, uncertain, and unknown aspects of a woman's experience.

Through interviews and stories, Lourdes Viado, PhD, MFT goes beneath the surface and takes a deeper look at relationships, motherhood, self-acceptance, authenticity, aging, healing, suffering, loss, and other areas connected to the emotional and psychological well-being of women. We will be exploring conversation around the entire experience of being a woman, with all its different aspects.

    When You are Estranged from Your Adult Child: How Did This Happen and How Do We Heal?

    When You are Estranged from Your Adult Child: How Did This Happen and How Do We Heal?

    On this episode, I talk with Tina Gilbertson, psychotherapist and author of Reconnecting with your Estranged Child. Her book is a quality, comprehensive resource and guide for parents who are ready and wanting to heal this rift that’s come between themselves and their adult child.

    • 43 min
    Mindful Bedtime: Meditations for Kids

    Mindful Bedtime: Meditations for Kids

    On this episode, I talk with Susanne Benton, who creates bedtime meditations for kids on Insight Timer, and seamlessly weaves in magic, beauty, and wonder into the stories she tells. Susanne shares her behind-the-scenes process for writing these meditations for kids, how she comes up with the right stories, and why she emphasizes the importance of imagination and color.

    • 43 min
    Complex Trauma and the Highly Sensitive Person

    Complex Trauma and the Highly Sensitive Person

    On this episode, I talk with trauma-informed psychotherapist Carmen Schmidt Benedetti about highly sensitive persons (HSPs) who have had the experience of complex trauma, particularly complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. We break down the myths and misconceptions around the intersection of high sensitivity and PTSD; how it manifests in people’s lives; and how people can learn to treat their high sensitivity as a gift.

    • 38 min
    Coping With a Narcissistic Parent

    Coping With a Narcissistic Parent

    In this episode, I talk with clinical psychologist Dr. Stephanie Kriesberg about what it’s like to have a narcissistic mother, and some of the dynamics inherent in this experience. She also dives into how to cope; and some of the misperceptions around having a narcissistic mother.

    • 45 min
    Sovereignty Archetypes Within Each Woman

    Sovereignty Archetypes Within Each Woman

    In this episode, I talk with author Marisa Goudy, who recently published her first book The Sovereignty Knot: A Woman’s Way to Freedom, Power, Love, and Magic. Marisa shares her journey to Ireland 20 years ago, where she discovered the myth and magic of the Sovereignty Goddess, which lays the foundation for her book. Throughout our conversation, we analyze the relationship between the Princess, Queen, and Wise Woman, and why each archetype is significant throughout life, and more!

    • 45 min
    When Antidepressants Aren't Enough

    When Antidepressants Aren't Enough

    In this episode, I talk with Dr. Stuart Eisendrath about how to treat depression when the antidepressants just aren’t enough. He walks through the definition of depression and anxiety, how they distort time and how we experience the present moment, and then finally how to align ourselves back to the present moment.

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
128 Ratings

128 Ratings

Selma Bacevac ,

Wonderful Podcast

Absolutely love being a fan and also guest on this wonderful podcast. Lourdes is a phenomenal host who really knows how to dig deep into conversation! Thank you!

DsTrOyAh ,

Brilliant

I have been devouring these episodes. Thank You for creating this Podcast! I share these episodes with everyone I am able to, I share them from Youtube too.

Patricia Y LCSW ,

Excellent podcast!

Lourdes has the most compelling guests on this show! I am constantly recommending episodes to people since they are so helpful.

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