Therapy Chat Episode 274

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In this week’s episode, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews two guests on a topic that is infrequently discussed in Western culture: the trauma of miscarriage and pregnancy loss. Today you will hear Laura talking with friends Dr. Huong Diep, a trauma-focused psychologist in California, and author Kim Hooper, who co-wrote a new book entitled “All the Love: Healing Your Heart and Finding Meaning After Pregnancy Loss” together with Meredith Resnick. 

Kim shares her own experience with miscarriages and the loss of her son, and Huong talks about how pregnancy losses are often overlooked as traumatic experiences, and how they can impact partners and relationships among a diverse spectrum of identities.

Huong Diep is a trilingual (English/Spanish/Vietnamese) board-certified psychologist specializing in global mental health utilizing a culturally sensitive, trauma-informed model that promotes strength and resiliency. She graduated from UCLA and the University of Denver with an emphasis in International Disaster Psychology. Dr. Diep served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the rural mountains of Peru and has lived, worked, and traveled to over 40 countries. She is passionate about the intersection of language, gender, and culture and providing gender-affirming care to the LGBTQ+ community.


Kim Hooper is the author of four novels—People Who Knew Me (2016), Cherry

Blossoms (2018), Tiny (2019), and All the Acorns on the Forest Floor (2021). She lives in

Southern California with her husband, daughter, and a collection of pets.

Link to book:

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.

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)

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Original Date

April 23, 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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