Therapy Chat Episode 279

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Welcome back to Therapy Chat! This week host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews author, podcaster and Jungian Analyst Lisa Marchiano, LCSW. Lisa’s book Motherhood: Facing and Finding Yourself uses myths and fairy tales to explore motherhood as a catalyst for personal growth. In this conversation, Lisa explained the journey of motherhood through a Jungian perspective. Tune in to this fascinating discussion!

Guest’s Bio:

Lisa Marchiano is a writer, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and a certified Jungian analyst in private practice in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She received her MSW from New York University and completed analytic training at the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts. Lisa is on the faculty of the Philadelphia Jung Institute, where she teaches regularly. She has presented on Jungian topics across the US as well as in Europe. Her writings have appeared in Quillette, the journal Psychological Perspectives and Areo Magazine. Since 2018, Lisa has been co-hosting the popular podcast This Jungian Life.

Lisa is also a mom to two children who are now almost all grown up. Reading fairy tales to her children when they were little was one of Lisa’s favorite things about parenting.

Lisa’s book Motherhood: Facing and Finding Yourself uses myths and fairy tales to explore motherhood as a catalyst for personal growth. It will be published in the spring of 2021.

Lisa’s podcast: This Jungian Life

Lisa’s book: Motherhood: Facing and Finding Yourself 

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Other Links:

Therapists: if you are interested in learning more about using psychedelics to help clients process trauma, go here to attend a webinar with Psychedelic Somatic Institute and learn about their training (affiliate link). I’ll be attending their training DC in July (can’t wait)!!!! If you have no idea what I’m talking about go here to listen to my last 3 interviews on using psychedelics in trauma therapy. (affiliate link)

Therapists: thinking of adding coaching to your toolkit but not sure where to start? Check out Katie Read’s course which guides you through literally everything you need to know and be sure to tell them you heard about it from Laura Reagan on Therapy Chat! (affiliate link) – I’m currently participating in the course and it is so comprehensive! I’ve learned a ton – she makes it easy! (affiliate link)

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Original Date

May 28, 2021

About the Host

Laura Reagan, LCSW-C

Laura Reagan, LCSW-C is an integrative trauma therapist and owner of a group practice, the Baltimore Annapolis Center for Integrative Healing. She is also the host of Therapy Chat and Trauma Chat podcasts and the founder of the Trauma Therapist Network, a website for learning information about trauma and finding resources and help for trauma.

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