Sacred Psychology: Episode 39 with Robert Cox
In this podversation:
- How a therapist can predict you might have trauma in your background
- Does it matter if my traumas are not “big traumas” like war or rape?
- The way trauma re-wires the brain
- Some of the ways trauma shows up in our relationships, even years later
- The push-pull with a desire for intimacy
- “Yes, you will be hurt but it will be worth it” & “It hurts because it was real”
- There is no greater high than love and connection
- Limbic responses showing up as anger or anxiety and more in real time with our partners
- “If you risk nothing, you gain nothing”
- Cultural contributors to intimacy issues
- Taking time to indulge the angry or hurt child
- How to become what you never had
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Meet Robert Cox
Robert is a therapist in the Kansas City area who specializes in trauma, addictions and autism. He uses mindfulness as a way of teaching his clients to create an emotional space where they can learn to choose their course of action rather than simply reacting.
His podcast, Mindful Recovery, is a resource for teaching these methods to individuals recovering from trauma and addictions.
Robert is currently in the final stages of writing a book about the treatment of autism from a trauma perspective. To connect with him further, please check out:
- Website: http://www.liferecoveryconsulting.org
- Podcast Page: http://www.mindfulrecoverypodcast.com
- Book: http://liferecoverymethod.pagedemo.co/
Passionate about holding sacred space for the rebels and mystics of the world – the healers, the visionaries, and the creatives, she guides them in bringing their soul driven purpose to the planet in a very practical and powerful way.
Learn more about her and her services here.