Therapy Chat Episode 281

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Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In this Bonus Episode host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews internationally known author and teacher Dr. Shefali, whose most recent book, A Radical Awakening, was recently released. In this brief bonus episode you will hear Laura and Dr. Shefali discussing the inner power that is within all of us and how it makes a difference for us individually and culturally to awaken and break the chains of culture that tell us to stay small.

DR. SHEFALI received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Columbia University. Specializing in the integration of Western psychology and Eastern philosophy, she brings together the best of both worlds for her clients. She is an expert in family dynamics and personal development, teaching courses around the globe. Dr. Shefali has written four books, including the award-winning, New York Times bestsellers The Conscious Parent and The Awakened Family. She’s been featured prominently on Oprah Winfrey’s platforms, Good Morning America, the Today Show, Hoda & Jenna, among many others. Dr. Shefali lives in New York City. Find her book  at:

Dr. Shefali’s website:

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Additional 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

June 9, 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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