Therapy Chat Episode 296

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Welcome back to Therapy Chat! This week host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C shares an update on what she’s been doing over the month of August, including the launch of Trauma Therapist Network (, a vacation and getting Covid. Laura also interviewed Allyson Dinneen, MFT, the therapist who authored the book “Notes From Your Therapist” and the owner of the popular Instagram account by the same name. Allyson talks about her work with adult survivors of Childhood Emotional Neglect. She and Laura discuss authenticity, vulnerability, self compassion and connection with self and within relationships.

Allyson Dinneen is a writer and marriage and family therapist specializing in emotions, emotional neglect, and relationships. Her book, Notes From Your Therapist (January 2021), is based on the Instagram account she started after her husband’s death, where she reflects on grief, childhood trauma, and life. She is currently working on a memoir. 


Allyson’s website:

Notes From Your Therapist on Instagram

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Original Date

September 17, 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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