(MENAFN – Newswire.com LLC) WAYNESVILLE, NC, March 17, 2019 (Newswire.com) – As a therapist with nearly three decades of experience and over seven years as a graduate teacher in psychology and social work, Shari Simmons, MSW, LCSW, hosts with new podcasts Which way? with her mother Jann Simmons. Together they share their story of generational healing.
Jann Simmons suffered terrible abuses in her mother and her nursery, which she eventually placed in. As an adult, the brain helped protect her by pushing her childhood memories to the point that she convinced them not to exist. After many years of emotional and health problems, she did not understand that she made the difficult but redeeming decision to get help, uncovering her fright and healing. In this way, she found her voice and her power.
Shari's mother's story is tragic, but also one of courage, strength and elasticity. This story as well as Shari's work as a therapist and teacher led to their collective work as writers, speakers and spokesmen.
Shari and Jann continue this work in the podcast media with Which Way ?, a new show on Mental Health News Radio Network. Which way? is aimed at listeners who are interested in the complexity of relationships between family members, generational issues being sent down and the real feelings that exist as a result. Shari and her mother will shine light on the problems that society either stigmatizes or brushes under the carpet.
Shari emphasizes, "What most people do not understand about mental health and trauma is that we are all exposed to it. To the brain … trauma is trauma, if we have lived through traumatic events in our lives, have heard someone talk about Something traumatic, they have gone through or turned on the news and seen disturbing pictures of the latest tragedy, but in the beginning our brain takes it in as a trauma, it can't tell the difference, what that means is that we all go around with trauma in our life and often living in our limbic brains as a result, when we are in that part of our brain, we cannot access our thoughts and languages, our behavior becomes our language, and this often affects our relationships. We hope to look at the human experience and discuss the importance of taking a path that allows us to heal, develop, and thrive.
Which way? Podcast is about making a decision to follow the harder path to healing, but the one that ultimately leads to peace and happiness. Shari and Jann will talk to the warriors who have experienced trauma and the experts who plant seeds of hope.
Which way? will focus on a wide range of topics such as parents of youth-related youth, family relationships, grief / loss, mental health, domestic violence and abuse / neglect. The show has a planned order of guests with experience or expertise in all of these topics.
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