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Conversations With a Wounded Healer

Who’s a wounded healer? It’s any one of us who works in a caring profession and is bravely doing their own work, while helping others. My goal is to share the parallel journey we as healers walk along with our clients and how we attend to our own humanity while caring for others.

My podcast is about conversations and community building, what we can learn from each other, and how we can help heal each other. We’re cultivating a space where we celebrate vulnerability, authenticity and “showing up.”

It’s a place to meet people I think will inspire you, help you heal and grow – and who you can relate to at the same time.

I’m inspired by C.G. Jung’s “wounded healer” concept, where the healer’s own hurt that gives the measure of his own power to heal.

Another one of my heroes, Brené Brown, puts it best: “Mindfully practicing authenticity during our most soul-searching struggles is how we invite grace, joy and gratitude into our lives.”

Together, I hope this marriage of vulnerability and professionalism will inspire and entertain you...enjoy!


Jul 31, 2019

Wendy Adamson is an author, activist, speaker and mother. Wendy believes that only by telling our personal stories can we heal the shame and eliminate the stigma associated with mental illness and addiction. With over twenty years of experience in the field of addiction and mental health, Wendy is a seasoned professional, who not only possesses a comprehensive understanding of the recovery process, but psychiatric issues as well.

Wendy shares her dramatic story of shooting her husband’s mistress in a drug-induced psychotic break, to becoming a writer and alcohol/drug counselor who’s 25 years sober. Sarah and Wendy discuss forgiveness, soul work, and the trappings of the ego.

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