In the Codependency No More Podcast, Brian and Jennifer take you along on their journey of codependency recovery. While having conversations with experts, other codependents, and each other, they expose you to experiences and points of view to help you in your own journey of codependency recovery.
Drs. Jon Van Epp and Morgan Cutlip discuss how to use their Relationship Attachment Model to maintain healthy communication in marriage.
Dr. Van Epp and Dr. Cutlip discuss getting prepared to make a lifelong commitment to a romantic partner.
Dr. John and Dr. Morgan discuss how to navigate an early dating relationship in a way that minimizes the chances of going too deep with the wrong person.
Jackie discusses what life was like being involved with a substance user before and after she learned how to communicate effectively with him.
Beverly discusses the most important aspects of The BALM philosophy and how to get started being an agent of positive change in your family.
Beverly discusses the techniques she teaches to help people communicate more effectively with loved ones.
Beverly discusses her philosophy for finding peace within yourself first, then being able to potentially influence others towards recovery.
Mary discusses her challenges and triumphs as she worked hard with her husband to overcome her codependent tendencies.
Jessica discusses how she's worked to begin overcoming codependency, and why this work is so important for anyone struggling.
Dr. Sharr Chardas discusses how to overcome a deficit of self-acceptance.
Dr. Chardas discusses how the neurosis of codependency is actually the symptom of lack of self-love and acceptance.
Therapist Hope Eden discusses how to honor yourself, internal vs. external locus of control, temperament testing, and optimism bias.
Johanna discusses how our painful patterns are most often linked to the patterns in our family of origin, and how to get to the root of these issues.
Tracey Malone discusses the warning signs of financial abuse, and what to do if you've become a victim of it.
Therapist and Daring Way Certified Facilitator Sandra Lax shares surprising research about vulnerability, trust, and shame.
Therapist Sandra Lax discusses the nuances of sex addiction and general infidelity, and how a couple can heal after trust is broken.
Dr. Natalie Jones discuss her experience working with clients who came from emotionally abusive families, and how she helps them improve self-love.
Coach Brian King discusses why we people-please and how to overcome the urge. We also do a mini-coaching session on people-pleasing.
Author, teacher, and coach Cheryl Richardson discusses her newest book, Waking Up in Winter, all about navigating major life transitions.
Dr. Sara Gilman discusses EMDR Therapy, how it works, and why it's considered the most efficient therapy for processing traumatic experiences.
Holistic codependency coach Debbie Sherrick discuss how she views codependency as a mind-body-spirit issue.
In this episode, professional therapist Shena Tubbs discusses her personal and professional experience with love addiction and sex addiction.
Counselor Janine discuss her personal experience handling a marriage in which she and her ex husband wanted to do what was best for their son, and separate.
Carol describes how to deal with multiple challenging scenarios involving loved ones who are addicted.
Schema therapist Christine Askew educates us on how she uses schema therapy to help clients identify their patterns and rewire the brain.
Savannah Grey, founder of Esteemology.com, discusses how to improve self-esteem when you're feeling down in the dumps, hush the inner critic, and raise emotional energy.
Psychotherapist, Life Coach, Author, Editor, and Media Correspondent Sherry Gaba discusses obsession with marriage and relationships, how to distinguish between healthy love and obsession, what to do about it, and codependency in the media.
Matt and Susan talk about how their relationship started after Susan's previous marriage, dealing with custody and court, and their focus on living a healthy life together.
Therapist Andrew Johnston shares how distress is created and healed in relationship with others, and the advice he would give to help someone improve feelings of self-love and worthiness.
Patricia discusses what life was like leaving a toxic marriage and using Kim Saeed's bootcamp to connect with support, get back on her feet and start to heal.
No Contact expert Kim Saeed shares what it was like leaving a toxic marriage after 8 years, and how to make sure you don't end up with another abuser.
Lisa Romano shares a key process she uses to help coach codependents through rough moments.
Professional Counselor John Raven discusses how our brains can lead us to do things we don't want to do.
Dr. Germain discusses the impact that codependent leadership has on employees and organizations.
Dr. Dayton discusses what happens to us when we grow up in traumatic environments, and how to heal.
Dr. Robb discusses the final stage of recovery in which one lives in full alignment with who he or she really is.
Dr. Robb discusses the shame core and how to mine through it to reach your true, authentic self.
Dr. Germain discusses what codependency looks like in the workplace, the effect it has on our work and relationships with peers and bosses, and how to be aware of and handle people at work who prey on codependent workers.
Dr. Dean Robb discusses what it's like to encounter the period after Phase 1 recovery from initial addiction, and onto the underlying issues which likely caused your addiction in the first place.
Dr. Dean Robb provides an overview of "next stage recovery", the part of codependency and addiction recovery after overcoming the original addiction, when one starts to be faced with deeper, often subconscious issues.
Jim discusses why it's important to progress through a romantic relationship keeping certain steps in order.
Shannon discusses recognizing her codependency more than a decade after it started, her keen ability to lean into discomfort, and why she says accurate self-evaluation is just as important as self-esteem.
Author and therapist Darlene Lancer discusses her book Conquering Shame and Codependency, covering topics such as shame, guilt, the Inner Critic, denial, self-discovery, and recovery.
Father and Author Harry Josephson discusses his experience raising a heroin-addicted son, how he eventually gave up the urge to "help" and save him, and his son's three years of sobriety.
Chrstine Askew desribes how codependency and addiction are related; the triggers, cycles, and difficulty in changing behavior, along with a type of therapy that's paricularly effective in addressing codependency and addiction.
Julie Meredith of Safe Harbor discusses domestic violence, why it's not always obvious, how tell if you're in a situation that could escalate into physical violence, and how to get out.
Portia describes her unfair upbringing, how it led to a series of unhealthy romantic relationships, and how she ultimately broke contact with all toxic people in order to raise her children in a healthy environment.
Kim discusses characteristics of narcisstically abused people, the steps to leaving a relationship, dealing with cravings to go back to a narcissist, countering limiting beliefs, and why emotional manipulators target codependents.