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May 28, 2019
Climbing the Ladder with Listener Submissions!
Full show notes are available on https://www.justinlmft.com/post/episode16 We got some Listener submissions for how they use the polyvagal theory to climb their ladders! Thanks to Carla-Jo, Theresa and Emily!   JUSTIN Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/justinlmft/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/justinlmft Website - http://www.justinlmft.com Email - justinlmft@gmail.com MERCEDES Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/mercedeslmft Email - mercedeslmft@gmail.com Music & Sounds by Benjo Beats - https://soundcloud.com/benjobeats
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46 min
May 21, 2019
Dr Stephen Porges Interview: Mental Disorders, Substance Use, Psychiatry & the Polyvagal Theory
Full show notes are available on justinLMFT.com/post/episode15 I had the distinct pleasure of being able to talk in-depth with Dr Porges about the Polyvagal Theory and how it applies to various things, such as clinical disorders, the role of psychiatry, empathy vs compassion and much more. It's a jam-packed 50 minutes.  Thanks to all my listeners that submitted questions for Dr Porges. DR PORGES Website -  https://www.stephenporges.com/ Books - https://www.stephenporges.com/books JUSTIN Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/justinlmft/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/justinlmft Website - http://www.justinlmft.com Email - justinlmft@gmail.com Music & Sounds by Benjo Beats - https://soundcloud.com/benjobeats
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53 min
May 14, 2019
Teacher Self-Care & Being Ready to Teach
This is part 5 of 5 of the Polyvagal Schools series. Full show notes are on justinlmft.com/blog.   We hear about students being "ready to learn," but what about teachers being "ready to teach"?  Mercedes and Justin look in depth at danger cues for teachers, specifically how to recognize what's happening internally on a cognitive, emotional, behavioral and physical level.   JUSTIN Twitter - https://twitter.com/justinlmft Pinterest - https://www.pinterest.com/justinlmft/ Website - http://www.justinlmft.com Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/justinlmft/ Email - justinlmft@gmail.com MERCEDES Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/mercedeslmft Email - mercedeslmft@gmail.com TED Talk - https://www.ted.com/talks/jane_mcgonigal_the_game_that_can_give_you_10_extra_years_of_life?utm_campaign=tedspread&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare  Sounds from soundbible.com Intro music “Aspire” by Scott Holmes. (Podcoin)
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48 min
May 7, 2019
Relationships Over Academics
This is the Polyvagal Schools series,  part 4 of 5 -  A slew of trauma-informed ways for educators to improve relationships with their students.  After the relationship is improved, with safety being the priority, things like motivation and behavior will improve.   JUSTIN Twitter - https://twitter.com/justinlmft Pinterest - https://www.pinterest.com/justinlmft/ Website - http://www.justinlmft.com Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/justinlmft/ Email - justinlmft@gmail.com MERCEDES Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/mercedeslmft Email - mercedeslmft@gmail.com Sounds from soundbible.com Intro music “Aspire” by Scott Holmes
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61 min
April 30, 2019
Classroom Structure - Consequences, Fidgets & Flexibility
Polyvagal Schools episode part 3 of 5 - The Polyvagal Theory applied to the classroom structure. We look at suspensions, fidgets, quiet zones in the classroom, suspensions, consequences  and a lot more.  Also, learn how my hands turned orange during a meeting at work! JUSTIN Twitter - https://twitter.com/justinlmft Pinterest - https://www.pinterest.com/justinlmft/ Website - http://www.justinlmft.com Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/justinlmft/ Email - justinlmft@gmail.com MERCEDES Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/mercedeslmft Email - mercedeslmft@gmail.com Sounds from soundbible.com, Intro music “Aspire” by Scott Holmes
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49 min
April 23, 2019
Classroom Danger Cues & What to Do About Them
Part 2 of 5 of the Polyvagal School series - Danger cues in the classroom: the environment, the teacher and peers! And we give you some unique ways to problem-solve around these. JUSTIN Twitter - https://twitter.com/justinlmft Pinterest - https://www.pinterest.com/justinlmft/ Website - http://www.justinlmft.com Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/justinlmft/ Email - justinlmft@gmail.com MERCEDES Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/mercedeslmft Email - mercedeslmft@gmail.com Sounds from soundbible.com Intro music “Aspire” by Scott Holmes
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56 min
April 16, 2019
Path of Transition & Cues of Danger in School
Mercedes Corona, LMFT joins me to talk in depth about what the Path of Transition is and how it applies to the school environment. Part 1 of our Polyvagal School Series! JUSTIN Twitter - https://twitter.com/justinlmft Pinterest - https://www.pinterest.com/justinlmft/ Website - http://www.justinlmft.com Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/justinlmft/ Email - justinlmft@gmail.com MERCEDES Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/mercedeslmft Email - mercedeslmft@gmail.com
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60 min
April 9, 2019
Attachment, Generational Trauma & the Polyvagal Theory
Attachment is integral to the mechanics of how generational trauma is actually passed on. I take a look at this through the lens of the amazing polyvagal theory (but you probably know that by now). Twitter - https://twitter.com/justinlmft Pinterest - https://www.pinterest.com/justinlmft/ Website - http://www.justinlmft.com Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/justinlmft/ Email - justinlmft@gmail.com http://www.d2l.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/all_statistics_20150619.pdf https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-freedom-change/201502/the-keys-rewarding-relationships-secure-attachment
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35 min
April 2, 2019
Mixed States & the Polyvagal Theory
I cover the other Fs that I've been seeing, like "flop," "friend" and "fawn." Plus an in depth look into why I don't think these are primary autonomic responses to danger or life threat.  And more, much  more. Twitter - https://twitter.com/justinlmft Pinterest - https://www.pinterest.com/justinlmft/ Website - http://www.justinlmft.com Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/justinlmft/ Email - justinlmft@gmail.com More Fs / https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4690778/Researchers-reveal-SIX-responses-stress.html More Fs / http://www.zoelodrick.co.uk/training/article-1 "Cash me ousside" Dr Phil / https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8l2Ga3_wvU
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49 min
March 26, 2019
Play, Stillness & the Polyvagal Theory
We've covered the primary states (Safe, Flight, Fight & Freeze), now let's look at a couple of state combos: play & stillness. Twitter - https://twitter.com/justinlmft Pinterest - https://www.pinterest.com/justinlmft/ Website - http://www.justinlmft.com Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/justinlmft/ Email - justinlmft@gmail.com
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46 min
March 19, 2019
Vagal Brake, Co-Regulation & the Polyvagal Theory
A look at the vagus, the vagal brake, the window of tolerance AND co-regulation. It's a jam-packed episode from your host, Justin Sunseri, LMFT99147. Twitter - https://twitter.com/justinlmft Pinterest - https://www.pinterest.com/justinlmft/ Website - http://www.justinlmft.com Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/justinlmft/ Email - justinlmft@gmail.com
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44 min
March 12, 2019
Trauma, Shame & the Polyvagal Theory
A way way in-depth look into how trauma works plus what shame and disgust have to do with it. From Justin Sunseri, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist 99147. NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE     -Website - https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/      -Phone Number - 1(800)273-8255     -Chat - https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/     -Twitter - https://twitter.com/800273TALK?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor CRISIS TEXT LINE     -Website - https://www.crisistextline.org/     -Text HOME to 741741 Astr0 Pi6 - https://www.comixcentral.com/products/astr0-pi6-the-giant-tantrum/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/justinlmft Pinterest - https://www.pinterest.com/justinlmft/ Website - http://www.justinlmft.com Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/justinlmft/ Email - justinlmft@gmail.com https://healingshame.com/articles/2017/8/21/shame-and-trauma TI SHARK - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NErt6zP2MBI TI Rats - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1687864 TI Lizards - https://paperity.org/p/59862983/tonic-immobility-as-a-fear-response-in-lizards-anolis-carolinensis Polar Bear - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmJDkzDMllc Shame & Trauma - https://healingshame.com/articles/2017/8/21/shame-and-trauma Peter Levine on Shame - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2CN5nhmfxk&vl=en
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54 min
March 5, 2019
Freeze & the Polyvagal Theory
Justin goes in depth into the Freeze response - the bottom of the polyvagal ladder! NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE     -Website - https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/       -Phone Number - 1(800)273-8255      -Chat - https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/      -Twitter - https://twitter.com/800273TALK?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor CRISIS TEXT LINE      -Website - https://www.crisistextline.org/      -Text HOME to 741741 TED video on the freeze response in wild animals - https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=_hBAr7uJ6L8 Peter Levine on Shame - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2CN5nhmfxk&vl=en Twitter - https://twitter.com/justinlmft Pinterest - https://www.pinterest.com/justinlmft/ Website - http://www.justinlmft.com Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/justinlmft/ Email - justinlmft@gmail.com
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44 min
February 26, 2019
Flight, Fight & the Polyvagal Theory
I dive into the sympathetic autonomic nervous system and how flight/fight arousal can become chronic and affect our day to day lives. Justin Sunseri, LMFT 99147 Twitter - https://twitter.com/justinlmft Pinterest - https://www.pinterest.com/justinlmft/ Website - http://www.justinlmft.com Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/justinlmft/ Email - justinlmft@gmail.com
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60 min
February 19, 2019
Safety, Social Engagement & the Polyvagal Theory
We start at the top of the Polyvagal Ladder with the Safety & Social Engagement autonomic nervous system, the face to heart connection! Twitter - https://twitter.com/justinlmft Pinterest - https://www.pinterest.com/justinlmft/ Website - http://www.justinlmft.com Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/justinlmft/ Email - justinlmft@gmail.com
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44 min
February 9, 2019
Intro to the Polyvagal Theory
An intro to the Polyvagal Theory from Dr Stephen Porges. Autonomic state shifts, creating narratives, neuroception and more! Twitter - https://twitter.com/justinlmft Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/justinlmft/ Website - http://www.justinlmft.com Email - justinlmft@gmail.com
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30 min
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