Oh My God I'm a Therapist

Dr. Janys Murphy Rising

Oh My God I'm a Therapist is a podcast for therapists, therapists in training, and people that go to therapy. If you have ever been curious about therapy, or the lives of therapists, this podcast is for you! Dr. Janys Murphy Rising is a doctorate-level counselor and licensed counselor in Washington state. Using their two decades of experience as both a therapist and professor, Janys explores common myths about going to therapy, knowing and caring for therapists in your life, and practices that help people to heal. Janys answers questions, explores topics relevant to therapy, and discusses current events that are relevant to mental health. Janys hopes you listen and learn ways that you can support the destigmatization of mental health. Visit www.janysmurphyrising.com for blog, podcast, and course updates, or on IG @dr.janys or @omgimatherapist-Theme song by Scott Holmes.This podcast is for education purposes only and is not a substitute for medical care or individualized mental health counseling. The ideas of this podcast are solely their own, and not meant to speak for the entire profession or other therapy professionals. read less
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Episodes

Body Centered Practice Part Seven- Putting on the brakes
Jun 28 2023
Body Centered Practice Part Seven- Putting on the brakes
This episode is part seven of a nine-part series of body-centered practices. Dr. Janys originally recorded this as part of a crisis counseling course. Their students kept asking to download it so here it is for anyone and everyone. Body-centered practices can be helpful in gaining resources for calming the nervous system. If you are looking for brief practices for personal use, resourcing for counseling, or for being a counselor- this will be of use to you! Transcript included. *Content warning- this practice does involve imagining being in a car. If you have experienced car trauma I would suggest skipping this episode or talking with your own therapist about how you might modify this practice to support your healing. In addition to being a therapist and a professor, Dr. Janys is certified as a yoga instructor and yoga therapist. In addition to using her own experience leading guided body-centered practices, they referenced the readings below to create the body-centered practices series:Levine, P. (2008). Healing Trauma: A Pioneering Program for Restoring the Wisdom of Your Body. Sounds True.Menakem, R. (2017). My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and Our Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies. Central Recovery Press.Rothschild, B. (2000). The Body Remembers: The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment. W.W. Norton and Company Inc.If you like these practices, please share them, like this podcast where you listen, or support the show! Thanks for listening and be well! Support the show
Body Centered Practice Part Five- Connecting with Discomfort
Jun 28 2023
Body Centered Practice Part Five- Connecting with Discomfort
This episode is part one of a nine-part series of body-centered practices. Dr. Janys originally recorded this as part of a crisis counseling course. Their students kept asking to download it so here it is for anyone and everyone. Body-centered practices can be helpful in gaining resources for calming the nervous system. If you are looking for brief practices for personal use, resourcing for counseling, or for being a counselor- this will be of use to you! Transcript included. *Content warning- this episode asks you to connect with something painful from your past as a way to work with discomfort.  You can skip this or any body-centered practice episode that does not resonate with you. In addition to being a therapist and a professor, Dr. Janys is certified as a yoga instructor and yoga therapist. In addition to using her own experience leading guided body-centered practices, they referenced the readings below to create the body-centered practices series:Levine, P. (2008). Healing Trauma: A Pioneering Program for Restoring the Wisdom of Your Body. Sounds True.Menakem, R. (2017). My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and Our Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies. Central Recovery Press.Rothschild, B. (2000). The Body Remembers: The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment. W.W. Norton and Company Inc.If you like these practices, please share them, like this podcast where you listen, or support the show! Thanks for listening and be well! Support the show