International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals spotlight interview with Kelly:
There was a great article published by Goop called “Healing the Mother Wound” where Dr. Oscar Serrallach explains what Mother Wound is and answers questions like “What’s one way we can empower girls?” Here is an excerpt from the article you may find interesting. Healing the Mother Wound Does the mother wound have roots
Despite what Hallmark would like us to believe, Mother’s Day is a day filled with conflicting, difficult emotions for many adults. The day is a reminder of the love we didn’t receive or didn’t give enough of. Adults who seek treatment for their addictive relationship pattern suffer from early attachment injuries that are painful to feel, and
May 2015 – Kelly talks with center for healthy sex about women facing addictive love, sex, and relationships.
When clinicians talk of Love addiction or Relationship addiction, we are referring to individuals who are struggling with relationships much as someone can be addicted to alcohol, drugs, or food. For love addicts, the need to acquire approval, affection, and sometimes sex (as a sign of love) is insatiable. Phones, computers, and calendars revolve around
Though it may not be officially recognized as a disorder, hypersexuality or sex addiction—is typically portrayed in the realm of men. The disparity is striking and important. Fictional female sex addicts, like those seen on the show Desperate Housewives, do a disservice to the issue….. Read Post
Dan Hurley’s article, originally Trait vs. Fate, examines epigenetic imprinting, which speaks to “Mother Hunger”. In Ready to Heal, McDaniel asserts that the original bond, or lack of bond, with Mom is the underpinning to intimacy challenges. A troubled relationship with Mom creates a hunger that weaves its way into each and every relationship a
Female Friendships: A Complicated Terrain Scientists, sociologists, and psychologists agree that women are wired for relationships. The female brain is finely tuned to human faces, voice tone, and body language. Even as infants, baby girls are tuned into the emotions of their caregivers. Neurological fine tuning allows women to understand people in depth and feel