Don't Get Lost in the Biology

Don't Get Lost in the Biology

Freeze & Shutdown are Not the Same Thing / Polyvagal Misconceptions 1of3

I have a Polyvagal101 course coming up! Sign up here - https://www.justinlmft.com/webinar   If you like what I'm doing here on the podcast, I think you'll really enjoy the webinar. 

Fierce Compassion from Parents

My thoughts on a Patron's/listener's question about their adult grandchild living in the home. Building Safety Anchors - https://www.justinlmft.com/challenge-page/BSA   Become a $5 Patron - https://www.patreon.com/justinlmft  Intro/Outro music & Transition Sounds by Benjo Beats - ...  Show more

MaleSurvivor.org Webinar

https://malesurvivor.org/ Building Safety Anchors - https://www.justinlmft.com/challenge-page/BSA  Become a $5 Patron - https://www.patreon.com/justinlmft  Website - https://www.justinlmft.com  Intro/Outro music & Transition Sounds by Benjo Beats - https://soundcloud.com/benjobea ...  Show more

the Equipment of a Stucknaut

Part 3 of 3 of my Stucknaut series.  Listen to the first two to catch up! Building Safety Anchors - https://www.justinlmft.com/challenge-page/5180d0d1-fa0d-4833-8a96-b41546791435/ Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/justinlmft Intro/Outro music & Transition Sounds by Benjo Beats - ...  Show more

the Adventures & the Treasure of a Stucknaut

Building on last week's episode - what are the adventures and the treasure of a Stucknaut? "Trauma and Memory" book - https://amzn.to/3jGI64h (link takes you to Amazon where I get a portion of the sale at no extra cost to you) Building Safety Anchors - https://www.justinlmft.com/ ...  Show more

the Beliefs of a Stucknaut

Welcome fellow Stucknaut!  Listen to find out what the heck that is and what some core beliefs are of a Stucknaut. Building Safety Anchors - https://www.justinlmft.com/challenge-page/5180d0d1-fa0d-4833-8a96-b41546791435/ This week’s Patreon episode - https://www.patreon.com/justi ...  Show more

A Moment That Changed Me as a Therapist

Originally from my Patreon exclusive podcast - https://www.patreon.com/justinlmft I discuss a time when I learned a valuable lesson about having healthy boundaries and positive expectations for therapy clients. 

Bad Therapy - Vulgar Comment, Diabetes and Mentorship Offering

Mercedes Corona joins me to break down three short bad therapy stories.  One dealing with a vulgar piece of advice from a therapist, one dealing with maybe too much focus on diabetes and one dealing with an offering of mentorship. Interested in working with Justin as your therapi ...  Show more

Unfocused Rambling & Dismissing Trauma - Feedback Friday

A handful of entries for this FF.  I'd love to get your feedback on the podcast - what's going well and what needs work? Email justinlmft@gmail.com or send me an audio message through Instagram. website & BSA course - www.justinlmft.com Instagram - www.instagram.com/justinlmft Na ...  Show more

"Butter" by BTS / Pop Culture Polyvagal

Mercedes joins me in discussing the #1 song on the Billboard top 100 currently - "Butter" by BTS. Building Safety Anchors - https://www.justinlmft.com/challenge-page/5180d0d1-fa0d-4833-8a96-b41546791435/ This week’s Patreon episode - https://www.patreon.com/justinlmft  Intro/Outr ...  Show more

"Trauma Through a Child's Eyes" Book Review

Is it worth buying? Absolutely. This is a great reference book to own physically. Lots of large ideas and specific interventions for parents, therapists, school personnel and more. Amazon links (I will get a portion of this sale through Amazon at no extra cost to you) - Trauma Th ...  Show more

Why is Coming Out of Shutdown So Difficult?

Justin answers a questions from a Patron about the difficulties in coming out of shutdown, including some pieces that might be helpful. Building Safety Anchors - https://www.justinlmft.com/challenge-page/5180d0d1-fa0d-4833-8a96-b41546791435/ This week’s Patreon episode - https:// ...  Show more

Step-Parenting & Parenting - Control, Expectations, Connection

Originally from a Patreon video, answering questions from a Patron about step-parenting, but I think this is applicable to any parent. Building Safety Anchors - https://www.justinlmft.com/challenge-page/5180d0d1-fa0d-4833-8a96-b41546791435/ This week’s Patreon episode - https://w ...  Show more

Emotion, Feeling and Sensation

I discuss the difference among emotion, feeling and sensation and how they relate to each other. Building Safety Anchors - https://www.justinlmft.com/challenge-page/5180d0d1-fa0d-4833-8a96-b41546791435/ This week’s Patreon episode - https://www.patreon.com/justinlmft  Intro/Outro ...  Show more

Self-Regulation & Co-Regulation

The final part of the Polyvagal 101 series!  I hope you've benefited from this series and gotten all your Polyvagal curiosities fulfilled.  The only missing piece is self-regulation and co-regulation. Building Safety Anchors - https://www.justinlmft.com/challenge-page/5180d0d1-fa ...  Show more

Trauma

I put together all of the pieces of the Polyvagal Theory so far from the Polyvagal 101 series. How do all of these pieces relate to trauma? Building Safety Anchors - https://www.justinlmft.com/challenge-page/5180d0d1-fa0d-4833-8a96-b41546791435/ This week’s Patreon episode - Empa ...  Show more

Stillness

Welcome to part 7 of the Polyvagal 101 series - stillness, the mixed state of shutdown and safety.  I'm covering some foundational elements of Stephen Porges' Polyvagal Theory.  You are now part of an audio master class in the Polyvagal Theory! Building Safety Anchors - https://w ...  Show more

Who My Listeners Are and Might Be - Feedback Friday

I read a handful of messages I got recently from listeners to the podcast.  One of them makes the astute observation that something is off with the host. Become a Patron - https://www.patreon.com/justinlmft Dalai Momma Podcast interview - https://player.fm/series/dalai-momma/inte ...  Show more

Play

Welcome to part 6 of the Polyvagal 101 series.  I'm covering some foundational elements of Stephen Porges' Polyvagal Theory.  This one goes into the mixed state of Play.  You are now part of an audio master class in the Polyvagal Theory! Music clip #1 is by Metallica - Damage, In ...  Show more