High Heels and Heartache Podcast

High Heels and Heartache Podcast

Latest Episodes

What is the Fawn Trauma Response?
May 29, 2023

Best friend to the show, Dr. Candice Creasman, discusses the "fawn" trauma response and how it is different from the other trauma responses of fight, flight, and freeze. - Candice Creasman Mowrey, PhD

What is Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD)?
April 24, 2023

Robyn Brickel, M.A., LMFT discusses Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. She defines CPTSD, outlines best practices for recovery, and examines how it is both similar and different to PSTD. - Roby

What Are 10 Mindful Lessons That Can Transform Your Relationships?
March 27, 2023

Michelle P. Maidenberg, Ph.D., MPH, LCSW-R, CGP stops by to discuss 10 mindful lessons you can use to strengthen all of the relationships in your life. - Michelle P. Maidenberg, Ph.D., MPH, LCSW-R, CG

What Are Six Steps Toward Recovery From A Toxic Relationship?
February 27, 2023

On this episode psychotherapist, Kaytee Gillis, LCSW-BACS, chats about her article 6 Steps Toward Recovery From a Toxic Relationship. She describes the six steps, discusses how survivors can move bet

Is There a Link Between Trauma and Eating Disorders?
January 30, 2023

Dr. Zoe Ross-Nash stops by to discuss the link between trauma and eating disorders/disordered eating. She defines different eating disorders and discusses which type of trauma is associated with each

Are Any of the Relationships on “Love Is Blind” Abusive?
December 19, 2022

On this episode, Dr. Isabelle Morley discusses the toxic and abusive relationship behaviors she saw on the latest season of "Love Is Blind". We chat about what responsibility Netflix has to contestant

How Does The Pressure To Be The “Perfect Victim” Affect Survivors of Abuse?
November 28, 2022

Julie Sweet stops by to speak about the phenomen known as the "perfect victim" and how it affects survivors of abuse and violence. Julie is an experienced Clinical Psychotherapist of 10 years with a d

How To Date After An Abusive Relationship
September 26, 2022

On this episode, Dr. Aimee Daramus stops by to offer advice on how to date after an abusive relationship. - Aimee Daramus, Psy.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in chronic mental il

What Is Imposter Syndrome?
August 29, 2022

In this episode GiShawn Mance, PhD discusses imposter syndrome. She defines what it is, the feelings associated with it, whether it is truly a "syndrome", how to conquer any feelings of insecurity, a

What Do You Wish You Knew About Abusive Relationships?
July 29, 2022

On this episode, coauthor of Kendall Ann's book "What I Wish I Knew: Surviving and Thriving After An Abusive Relationship", Dr. Amelia Kelley, stops by to answer reader and listener questions with Ken