Welcome to Therapy Rocks! A personal growth podcast
Therapy Rocks! The road to self-discovery is long, winding, and often complicated to navigate alone. Fasten your seat belt and join psychotherapist Signe Darpinian in conversation with a diverse roster of guests as they fearlessly explore all things human. With topics ranging from body image to friendships to the quest for the answers to our constant digital connectedness. This monthly podcast seeks out and celebrates both the humor and pathos encountered as we strive for personal growth in a wildly imperfect world.
10. Diet-Free Parenting
This episode is about how to raise competent eaters, keep diet culture out of parenting and feed with trust not fear. Joining us for this conversation is someone who knows a lot about family feeding and nutrition: Anna Lutz. Anna is a Registered Dietitian in private practice in Raleigh, NC who specializes in eating disorders and pediatric/family nutrition. She is the co-creator and co-host of Sunny Side Up Nutrition and the Sunny Side Up Nutrition Podcast, where she writes and talks about nutrition and family feeding, free of diet culture. Listen to the podcast.
7. Is It Love or Is It Addiction?
Join Signe for a conversation with Dr. Brenda Schaeffer about the definition of love addiction, where it comes from and how to heal from it. Dr. Schaeffer is an author, Licensed Psychologist, Certified Addictions Specialist, and holds a doctorate in spiritual psychology. With over 600,000 publications sold, she is the best-selling author of Is It Love or Is It Addiction? Listen to the podcast.
5. Disrupting habits that don't help
Dr. Joanna Steinglass talks about the neural circuitry of habits and more specifically the habit-based model of disordered eating. Dr. Steinglass breaks down the neuroscience of habit, how this relates to eating disorders, and gives her top 3 habit-busting techniques for eating disorders.
Dr. Joanna Steinglass is a Professor of Psychiatry and the Associate Director of the Center for Eating Disorders at Columbia University Medical Center and the New York State Psychiatric Institute. Dr. Steinglass graduated from Amherst College and received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School. Listen to the podcast.
4. Talking to kids about difficult issues
On this episode of Therapy Rocks! Innosanto Nagara, children's book author and illustrator, opens up about starting a movement in social justice book publishing for children, teaching them to be proactive citizens who are passionate about causes from environmental issues to LBGTQ rights and civil rights, how he and his bride led their wedding party to a protest, and a whole lot more! Listen to the podcast.