Season 3 Episode 1: Maddie & Me

Maddie Morris is a contemporary folk musician who won the BBC Radio 2 young folk award in 2019 and has been described as “leading the next generation of socially conscious songwriters.” Maddie’s music uses personal storytelling to embody political ideas, and their music tackles issues ranging from LGBTQIA identities to poverty, sexual violence, and voting… Continue reading Season 3 Episode 1: Maddie & Me

Season 2 Episode 11: An App to Track Offenders of Sexual Violence

Ryan Soscia is the Founder & CEO of JDoe, a reporting app for survivors of sexual assault that identifies repeat offenders. Ryan explains the app’s intriguing origin story in which a group of his friends identified a mutual abuser and the stunning events that followed.  Ryan’s firsthand experience inspired him to create the app as… Continue reading Season 2 Episode 11: An App to Track Offenders of Sexual Violence

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Season 2 Episode 10: Beneath the Surface of Sobriety Lies Trauma

Jen Elizabeth speaks openly about addiction recovery with an emphasis on the trauma that frequently underlies addiction and the emotional work required to stop using, develop new coping mechanisms, and begin to heal from trauma. Jen was raised in a cult where she was sexually abused by her pastor and neglected by her parents. She… Continue reading Season 2 Episode 10: Beneath the Surface of Sobriety Lies Trauma

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Season 2 Episode 7: EMDR – What it is and How it Works

Psychotherapist and EMDR consultant Barbara Heffernan, LCSW explains how Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing works and walks listeners through the application of this effective trauma treatment. Barbara discusses the positive outcomes she sees as a trauma specialist when treating patients with a combination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and EMDR. Miranda describes her own brief… Continue reading Season 2 Episode 7: EMDR – What it is and How it Works

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Season 2 Episode 4: The Nervous System Keeps the Score

Somatic Experiencing taps into the science of the autonomic nervous system to treat trauma in a non-invasive manner. Expressive art therapist Carol Hodson explains this intriguing treatment modality and also discusses the power of art as a healing tool. You can contact Carol at carol@hodsons.me Video: What Israeli Schoolchildren Sing to Deal With Rockets https://youtu.be/1LG2Qkcn7iM… Continue reading Season 2 Episode 4: The Nervous System Keeps the Score

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Season 2 Episode 2: You Can Still Have Joy

Francine Wheeler is a singer, songwriter, playwright, and actress whose son, Benjamin Wheeler died in the 2012 Sandy Hook School shooting. Francine talks about coping with her grief, living differently in the aftermath of immense loss, and how she continues to create meaning and find joy. Learn about the Wheelers’ non-profit organization, Ben’s Lighthouse whose… Continue reading Season 2 Episode 2: You Can Still Have Joy

Season 2 Episode 1: Talking Trauma & Treatment

Talking Trauma & Treatment: La Shanda Sugg is a licensed professional counselor, trainer, and consultant specializing in trauma therapies. She is also a trauma survivor herself who is dedicated to her own ongoing healing work. La Shanda owns Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC in Ohio and she’s the host of the Labors of… Continue reading Season 2 Episode 1: Talking Trauma & Treatment

Season 1 Episode 11: Season 1 Wrap-Up

Miranda shares her thoughts about the podcast’s first season…her mission for the show,  what she’s learned since episode one, and what’s coming up next season. She recalls each of her uniquely wonderful guests and the valuable lessons they imparted. Find the Truth & Consequences website, Facebook page, Instagram & Twitter accounts. Find the Second Wound… Continue reading Season 1 Episode 11: Season 1 Wrap-Up

Season 1 Episode 10: Complicated Grief

Nicole Potter was devastated when her best friend Kimberly died suddenly and under confusing circumstances. At first, Nicole was told it was suicide but the case was never officially resolved. In this interview, we learn about the ways Kimberly and Nicole supported each other through life’s challenges and how Nicole is navigating life after her… Continue reading Season 1 Episode 10: Complicated Grief

Season 1 Episode 9: Fighting for Fairness

Kathryn Robb, attorney, survivor, and advocate for sexual assault victims, tells Miranda about the recent and rapid improvements in statutes of limitations for sex crimes in states across the country, and why these changes are so sorely needed. Kathryn Robb is a lawyer, legislative advocate, and law instructor who has been fighting to pass meaningful… Continue reading Season 1 Episode 9: Fighting for Fairness