Trauma Chat Episode 08

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In this week’s episode, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C, a trauma therapist, consultant and coach, talks about Attachment Styles and how they show up in our lives. In this episode you will hear Laura talk about: 

  • What is Attachment? 
  • How does Attachment develop? 
  • What are the 4 Attachment styles? 
  • How does Attachment show up in our lives? 
  • Historical context of Attachment over the last 100 years 

Resources for this Episode:  

Dr. Robert T. Muller’s book, Trauma and the Struggle to Open U

Therapy Chat Interview with Dr. Robert T. Muller 

Lisa Ferentz’s workbook, Letting Go of Self Destructive Behaviors: A Workbook of Hope & Healing 

Dr. Janina Fisher’s book, Healing the Fragmented Selves of Trauma Survivors: Overcoming Self-Alienation 

10 Most Popular Therapy Chat Episodes on Trauma, Dissociation and Attachment 

Episodes Linked from above:  

10. Episode 144: How Does Our Attachment Style Affect Our Relationships? With Stuart Fensterheim, LCSW 

9. Episode 198: Chaos, Conflict, Secrecy: Abusive/Dysfunctional Family Dynamics with Sharon Martin, LCSW 

8. Episode 134: It’s Not Always Depression, So What Is It? with Hilary Jacobs Hendel, LCSW 

7: Episode 204: Learning To Be Kind To Ourselves with Dr. Jane Tornatore 

6. Episode 159: Understanding Polyvagal Theory with Deb Dana, LCSW 

5. Episode 191: Understanding Childhood Emotional Neglect with Dr. Jonice Webb 

4. Episode 202: Inherited Family Trauma with Mark Wolynn 

3. Episode 194: Childhood Trauma and the Mind/Body Connection with Dr. Gabor Maté 

2. Episode 212: All About Dissociation – 4 Episode Compilation including interviews with Kathy Steele, LCSW and Dr. Dick Schwartz  

1. Episode 111: Relationships and Childhood Emotional Neglect with Dr. Jonice Webb 

Healthline Article on Avoidant Attachment 

Healthline Article on Disorganized Attachment 

CPTSD Foundation Article on Anxious Attachment 

E-Course from Dr. Daniel Siegel and Dr. Lisa Firestone on Attachment 

Michelle Farris’s Blog with information on Codependency  

Sharon Martin’s website with her books, blog posts and more on Codependency and Perfectionism 

Dr. Jonice Webb’s Childhood Emotional Neglect Website 

Nedra Tawwab’s book Set Boundaries, Find Peace: A Guide to Reclaiming Yourself

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Original Date

August 3, 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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