Two Women. Both Therapists. One Podcast.
Co-hosts: Elizabeth Burke, LCSW and Michelle Siegman, LCSW
January 9, 2018 -Winter Blues
Seasonal Affective Disorder and the basic Winter Blues are quite common. We share several ideas to help you get out of bed and out of your rut even when the temp is below 30.
December 12, 2017- Holiday Headache
When you walk back into your family home and sit around the table, often times, all of the childhood memories and roles come back to life. This week, we provide strategies on how to keep your head on straight and your heart safe when your Mom is telling you what to do and sibling rivalry is at its peak.
November 28, 2017- Mind and Body Connection
In this episode, we speak to the Founder and Bespoke Fitness® Trainer at Studio Delcorpo. We combine forces to provide tips to motivate you to start achieving your fitness goals and balanced health. How do you maintain your workout routine? What impact does physical movement have on mood? This is just a dose of what you will hear today.
November 14, 2017- Call the Container Store, Cause You Are About to GET ORGANIZED
We provide go to strategies to get your days, weeks and months in order to release you of your cluttered mind and reduce the size of your never ending lists.
October 17, 2017 -Your Baby Left for College…Now What?
Whether you have younger children at home, or, not, when each one heads off to college, your emotions and life may feel like they get turned upside down. Let’s face it, if it is your first or last one, it is especially hard cause the transition feels magnified. In this episode, we share the common emotions and fabulous strategies to combat your blues and increase the excitement in your own, more open, schedule.
October 3, 2017 -It’s a Balancing Act
No matter your marital status, today’s woman is often expected to motor at 100%, 100% of each day. In this episode, we provide personal and professional experiences and strategies to achieve the most while lessening the guilt of not being everywhere and doing everything all of the time.
September 19, 2017 -Fertility
This episode we will focus on the statistics related to fertility in this country, as well as, the impact on the individual. You are not alone, so, we will provide resources to help connect you to others going through the same emotional and physical process.
September 5, 2017 -Freeze, Fertilize or Forgo it
We will explore the extremely challenging and essential question of whether you want to bring a child into your home. Whether you are single or married, the same question is an idea worth looking into as it is no longer always a given.
August 22, 2017 -First Comes You
Is your day packed with everyone else’s task list? Are you feeling stretched mentally and physically? Are your eyes shutting before the clock strikes 11am? Have you seen your friends since 2000? Do you ask yourself how you can possibly fit in essential self care time in the midst of your busy life? We will provide ways to ease the burden and make space for YOU.
August 8, 2017 -One Picture is All it Took
Tears often flow behind closed doors. While others are seemingly enjoying their lives, or, at least, it appears that way on social media, you are hurting at one more “lost” invite. Whether it is Ladies Night Out that is captured or photos from the wedding of someone you considered a friend, you feel left out and isolated with the walls of your home while scrolling through your phone. Social media’s purpose is to connect people, yet, it is one of the current causes of disconnection. Depression, anxiety and general sadness are quite common in this generation of social media. We will share some strategies to lessen its impact on your mood.
July 25, 2017 -Standing Up When You’re Going Down the Aisle
This week the spotlight will be on you, the bride. How to manage your anxiety, others’ conflicting personalities, finances and keeping everyone else happy all while you try to stand up for yourself and your vision.
July 11, 2017 -Met the Right One, Now What?
When and how do you have the “talk”…are we exclusive? Did you deactivate your online profile and dating app subscription, yet? Lizzie and Michelle discuss the importance of communication, independence and partnership. Spontaneity and scheduling, family and friends all play an essential role in keeping your romance alive and well.
June 27, 2017 -How Much Am I Worth?
Self-esteem is essential in achieving wellness and balance. In this episode, the focus is on building your self worth. Lizzie and Michelle flow through multiple skills and clinical activities to grow your own value. This is one of their most frequent client concerns. Ironically, many women with their head pointing down believe everyone else feels amazing about themselves, yet, chances are the woman sitting next to them looks in the mirror and finds hidden flaws. This is a chance to learn to flip your script and start filling yourself up with positive self affirmation.
June 13, 2017 – Cope? Nobody Ever Taught Me I Had to Cope
Lizzie and Michelle go through common stressors affecting the everyday woman such as: office politics, relationship conflicts, social dynamics and time management. They provide strategies to lessen your “10” to a “3” and help you achieve a calmer, more focused, mindful self.
May 30, 2017 – Dating in the Millennium, Turning swipes into a committed relationship
A discussion about navigating the crazy process of dating in the Millennium including: creating an online profile, safe dating tips, trusting your gut instinct, various forms communication and being true to yourself and your desires.
May 19, 2017 – Wait, I Have To Be An Adult, Now?!
The episode talks about the challenging transition from college to adulthood aka “The Real World”. How to go from skipping class to being at the office at 8am. How to adjust to quality versus quantity when it comes to friendships. When you only get two weeks paid vacation, how are you going to survive? Plus, the harsher and more serious topic of financial burdens and everyday responsibilities.
May 15, 2017 – Heal Chat
Lizzie and Michelle are Licensed Clinical Therapists working with women, ages 21-55, living with everyday stressors, anxiety, depression and/or going through significant life transitions. Given they work with similar clients and have many of the same interests, they joined together to create Heal Chat to provide women with strategies and suggestions to feel more balanced, accomplished and successful in their lives. Each episode will cover a common clinical topic such as: coping, self esteem, stress or a transitional life stage, beginning with post college and moving through to the empty nest.