Sue Diamond Potts is a couples therapist in Vancouver, BC. She focuses on seeing clients who have suffered trauma and addiction. Sue talked about coming from a violent and alcoholic family, which led to her developing an addiction. Sue has been in recovery for over 30 years now and is passionate about her work with couples. Sue has taken on several associates, and teaches and supervises therapists in couples therapy using the Developmental Model. She is also in the process of writing a book about her work. To get the show notes for this show go to http://www.julietaustin.com/bb20
Dr. Laurie Hollmanis a Psychoanalyst and Author in New York. In the interview, she talked about the importance of being a mother and a Psychoanalyst for over 30 years. Balancing both of these roles are the reasons she focuses on working with people across the lifespan - from infants to adults.
After 30 years, Dr. Hollman is well-known in her area and therefore has a consistent stream of referrals from doctors, pediatricians, and other colleagues. We discussed how she reached out to these referral sources initially by sending them papers describing the various problems and advising them how to make a referral to her. She attributes her success to being an optimist and a hard worker. To get the show notes for this show go to http://julietaustin.com/bb19
One could say that therapist, Courtney Armstrong, became an accidental author and speaker. In this interview, Courtney shares how she didn’t plan for these things, but when the opportunities arose, she grabbed them. She explains how her business has evolved for her and the challenges inherent in finding the balance between work and leisure time when you are a therapist, author, and public speaker. To get the show notes for this episode go to: http://julietaustin.com/bb18
Dr. George Baxter-Holder has battled drug addiction, a criminal conviction, obesity, the IRS, and a Mexican drug cartel. After being released from prison, he committed fully to his recovery and found his passion in nursing. He then completed a Ph.D. and wrote a book about his experience. An inspiring story that I am sure you will enjoy. To get the show notes for this episode go to http://julietaustin.com/bb17