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Therapy Chat

Welcome to Therapy Chat podcast! Whether you're a therapist or not, you'll be fascinated by the discussions on this podcast, which focuses on emotions and well being. Baltimore area clinical social worker Laura Reagan, LCSW-C, specializes in trauma related to family of origin issues and trauma. Laura interviews psychotherapists, authors and other experts about psychotherapy, mindfulness, trauma, worthiness, perfectionism, self compassion, attachment, parenting, self care and much more. Find more about Laura at . 


Aug 5, 2016

 In Episode 44 Therapy Chat host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews a very inspiring person who has really been a pioneer in the field of trauma exposure. Laura van Dernoot Lipsky is today’s guest on the podcast! You may have heard of her book, Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide To Caring for Self While Caring for Others, and her amazing TED Talk entitled, “Beyond the Cliff”. In this episode of Therapy Chat Laura describes what happened AFTER she realized the impact trauma work had in her life. Host Laura Reagan wanted to know what today’s guest did, exactly, to get through that dark time. Laura van Dernoot Lipsky shares what it was like for her during that process, and describes simple, inexpensive and effective techniques to overcome the effects of secondary traumatic stress which affect all of us who work as helpers and healers with survivors of trauma. Then Laura Reagan shares the details of the new trauma therapist community she has created to help trauma therapists be well and continue the work for years to come. Tune in for this inspiring episode, a must for therapists and others in the helping professions! As always, please visit iTunes to leave a rating and review and subscribe to Therapy Chat so you will receive the latest episodes as soon as they’re released!

Laura van Dernoot Lipsky’s TED Talk:


Laura’s book, Trauma Stewardship, An Everyday Guide To Caring for Self While Caring for Others: 

Learn more about Laura van Dernoot Lipsky and the Trauma Stewardship Institute:

Learn more about Laura Reagan’s Trauma Therapist Community:


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