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Sacred Psychology with Tamara Powell, LMHC

The podcast for mystics and misfits. Through stories and interviews, Tamara takes listeners behind the veil of psychology to a place where neuroscience and spirituality go hand in hand.
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Mar 27, 2017

Is SEX ADDICTION a myth? Sexpert Heather McPherson discusses AASECT's groundbreaking historical statement regarding the use of the term "sex addiction."

She is the CEO & Founder of The Sexual Health Alliance (SHA). SHA is the first and currently the only organization that facilitates progressive communication among sexual health professionals and all therapists through lectures, roundtables and educational workshops.

Heather  maintains a Private Practice (www.respark.co) in Austin, Texas specializing in Sexuality and Relationships. In addition to being a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor, she is also a Sex Therapist. Find her on twitter @ResparkLove.

In this Podversation:

  • How Heather got into the field of sex therapy
  • Why board certification as a sex therapist can be so important
  • Typical concerns or types of issues Heather and others in the industry work with
  • How clinicians can manage the delicate balance of sexual issues and spiritual worldviews
  • AASECT's groundbreaking historical statement regarding the use of the term "sex addiction" in both diagnosis and treatment (you can read it for yourself here: https://www.aasect.org/position-sex-addiction)
  • Why Heather believes we shouldn't always focus on SEX per se, but rather individualized treatment
  • Is there stigma associated with the term "addict"?
  • How do we know if a sexual behavior has become a problem that should be addressed?
  • Common co-occurring diagnoses with sexual compulsivity
  • How shame perpetuates the cycle of sexual compulsivity
  • Do religious followers have higher rates of sexual disorders and dysfunction?
  • Heather's personal experience with religion and spirituality and how those values have impacted her practice
  • How can clinicians approach topics surrounding sex and sexual issues with those who have sacred spiritual practices and beliefs?
  • If we don't call it an addiction, does that mean we'll see more sexual disorders?
  • Is the addiction model of sexual compulsivity treatment effective?
  • Tamara's experience at a Sex Addicts Anonymous meeting
  • How to find help

You can connect with Tamara at:

https://aryatherapy.com/

https://talesfromatrapezoid.com/

Sound Editing provided by Pete Bailey: http://petebailey.net/audio/

 

 

 

Mar 20, 2017

This episode packs a knockout combo of FLOW + HUSTLE...what Laureen Mally calls FLUSTLE. Find out what happens when neuroscience meets spiritual gifts!

Laureen is a spiritual mentor, psychic medium, aura, chakra and card reader. She has been helping people develop their spiritual gifts for over 10 years in deep but modern, fun and lighthearted way.

As a spiritual mentor she can help you find your soul aligned purposes so that you can incorporate them in your life. Her mission to help you unleash your gifts & become the happiest, most connected and peaceful version of yourself, so that you can make your impact on the world.

In this podversation:

  • Delete repeated word journey to starting her business using her spiritual gifts
  • Flustle = flow + hustle
  • How "alignment" exploded her business
  • What does Law of Attraction mean for business?
  • Taming the ego to get in the flow
  • Prevalence of mood disorders among spiritually awake individuals
  • What is an aura/ bioenergy field?
  • Research on the existence of bioenergy fields and how they work
  • Aura levels and colors
  • Laureen's coming out story
  • Law of Attraction = Self-fulfilling prophecy
  • Why you can't assume potential clients know what you do

 

You can connect with Laureen further on her website at www.LaureenMally.com

 

To reach Tamara, head on over to https://aryatherapy.com/  or https://talesfromatrapezoid.com/

Mar 13, 2017

Ever wondered what your womb might be trying to tell you? Most women (and men) seem to treat anything dealing with the reproductive system as an inconvenience or something only meant to be considered between doctor and patient. Sama Morningstar is here to change all that!

She's a Womb Whisperer and Feminine Empowerment Revolutionary who is passionate about addressing what ails us both personally and globally by helping women to heal, awaken, and empower their connection to the Womb.

She guides women to recognize and begin to consult their own womb energies as a powerfully direct and potent source of wisdom and guidance for their lives. This process alone brings powerful healing to womb pain (menstrual pain, fibroids, endometriosis, hormonal imbalances, menopausal symptoms, pre or post hysterectomy symptoms) as much of our womb pain results from generations of systematic suppression, often violent, of our womb wisdom.

 

In this Podversation:

  • What is a womb whisperer?
  • Why womb cycles are important
  • How your womb can be a "life coach" for women
  • The womb's connection to the psyche
  • Why womb wisdom isn't just for women but for men as well
  • Retroactive and shamanic womb healing
  • The profound impact of epigenetics on one's life
  • What happens when business ignores ecological concerns
  • Life changes reflected in the womb
  • White moon vs. Red moon cycle

You can connect with Sama on her website: http://www.samamorningstar.com or in her FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1590766297893933/

 

Want to reach Tamara? Check out:

https://aryatherapy.com/ or  https://talesfromatrapezoid.com/ 

Sound Editing provided by Pete Bailey: http://petebailey.net/audio/

 

 

Mar 6, 2017

Modern priestess, Becky Schoonover, believes one of the most powerful ways to connect with the Divine is through pleasure, sensuality, sexuality and owning our desires. This isn’t all about sex, but rather becoming who we are meant to be and living our life purpose, awakening our spiritual gifts and enjoying this beautiful human experience.

She spoke with me about her life as a Spiritual Breakthrough Coach, Tantrika, Pleasure Coach, Energy Healer, Channel, Intuitive, Experiential Alchemist, and Modern Mystic.

In this Podversation:

  • Akashic records: what are they, and how they helped shape Becky's journey
  • The global return to sisterhood
  • Embodying the modern priestess role
  • What it's like being married to a priestess
  • The power of gifting another with their own path and staying curious about him/her
  • How long couples typically wait before seeking help
  • How Becky developed a working blended family
  • Becky's "Pleasure Chamber" Group Program
  • Being the "creatrix" of your life
  • EVERYONE has spiritual gifts
  • 2017 = the year of SELF
  • Dealing with and clearing out the guilt holding you back
  • Why the pleasure path may be the key to creating the life you want
  • The importance of intentionality in your choices
  • How "sovereign sexuality" aka masturbation can improve your sex life
  • Expanding our view of mindfulness
  • Not allowing others to give to you is selfish
  • Becky's greatest message for the world

You can connect with Becky online at www.inbloomsacredwisdom or in her FB Group: www.facebook.com/groups/ModernPriestesses

 

To get in touch with Tamara, please check out: https://aryatherapy.com/, or https://talesfromatrapezoid.com/

 

Sound Editing provided by Pete Bailey: http://petebailey.net/audio/

 

 

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