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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!


Aug 29, 2018

Elmo Painter is a Body-centered Psychotherapist and Sensuality Educator who lives and practices in Chicago, IL. Her passions include getting people in touch with their authentic selves, finding ways to make moments more awesome, and helping people process and settle from post-traumatic stress.

In this episode we talk...

Aug 22, 2018

Rachel Inberg is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and writer from New York. She regularly treats incest survivors, drug addicts, and victims of gang violence. She has spent ten years in school learning how to care for other people; her writing is the result of her learning to care for herself.

Rachel's nonfiction and...

Aug 15, 2018

Andrea Varol, LCSW, CADC has been working as a dedicated mental health professional for 16 years. She’s also the mom of two amazing boys and has a guilty pleasure of listening to sugary teen pop music.

Andrea and Sarah dig into the value of addressing one’s own wounds, the values of self-disclosure in therapy, and...

Aug 8, 2018

In this episode, Sarah shares about an experience of posting on Facebook, being called out, being defensive, and then ultimately realizing this post was not within her values.

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Aug 1, 2018

Sera Beak is a world-traveled Harvard trained scholar of comparative world religions and author of Redvelations: A Soul’s Journey to Becoming Human (2018), Red Hot and Holy: A Heretic’s Love Story (2013), and The Red Book: A Deliciously Unorthodox Approach to Igniting Your Divine Spark (2006). She gives talks,...