Doctor Lisa's World
By: Dr Lisa Blanchfield
Jersey City, NJ, USA
Dr. Lisa discusses life issues and ways to overcome them. As a licensed mental health counselor, she is devoted to exploring the human mind and the potential to make positive changes. She uses her skills to help people live happy, fulfilling lives full of creativity and excitement. Dr. Lisa believes that each person has a unique personality that needs to be explored to maintain a satisfying and successful life.
Dr. Lisa talks with her first guest, hip hop artist, Antonio Harris!
Just in time for Valentine's day, on this episode, Dr. Lisa dives into the 5 love languages - which are ways of expressing and receiving love:
There are only 3 things you can do with your time. Waste it, Spend it, or Invest it. That is until now. This month, Dr. Lisa explores 2 more ways to see time. Alive time and Dead time. Enjoy this episode!
This month, Dr. Lisa tackles dealing with trauma and PTSD. People with PTSD have intense, disturbing thoughts and feelings related to their experience that last long after the traumatic event has ended. They may relive the event through flashbacks or nightmares; they may feel sadness, fear or anger; and they may feel detached or estranged from other people.
Dr. Lisa tackles the topic of Stoicism in this episode. Stoicism is a school of philosophy that hails from ancient Greece and Rome in the early parts of the 3rd century, BC. It is a philosophy of life that maximizes positive emotions, reduces negative emotions, and helps individuals to hone their virtues of character.
Dr. Lisa's first guest, Sybill, shares a very painful experience and also shares her victory!
Fresh from her attendance at PodStock, Dr. Lisa focuses on the devastating effect estrangement can have on a relationship. Estrangement is the loss of a previously existing relationship between people, (family, friends) through physical and/or emotional distancing, often to the extent that there is negligible or no communication between the individuals involved for a prolonged period.
Dr Lisa focuses on reunification therapy in this episode. It refers to family therapy that aims to reunite or reestablish a relationship, usually between a parent and child. It emphasizes attachment, promotes healthy communication, and works to heal injuries in the relationship. It can aim to improve relationships within the family or treat alienation.
In this episode, Dr. Lisa talks about "being stuck in the story" and the power forgiveness has! Practicing forgiveness can have powerful health benefits. Observational studies, and even some randomized trials, suggest that forgiveness is associated with lower levels of depression, anxiety, and hostility; reduced substance abuse; higher self-esteem; and greater life satisfaction
In this episode, Dr. Lisa talks about the importance of not putting too much weight into "content" in the hopes of manifesting a good "outcome". Confused? Good. Listen to the episode and you'll see what "content" and "outcome" actually are!
Dr. Lisa discusses life issues and ways to overcome them. As a licensed mental health counselor, she is devoted to exploring the human mind and the potential to make positive changes.