Let’s face it, relationships bring out the best and worst in all of us and are unavoidable. Whether we like it or not, we are all in one type of relationship or another; be it romantic, platonic, familial, or peer related. And experiencing conflict in relationships is just a fact of life that we need to accept and embrace! When our relationships are messed up, our lives feel messed up. Likewise, when our hearts hurt our minds hurt—the two are intricately linked. Drawing on personal challenges and clinical experience of over twenty years with individuals, couples, and families, psychotherapist, and published author Anita Astley, M.ED., LMFT very much believes that our mental health hinges on the quality of our relationships hence we need to learn to navigate relational challenges for the betterment of the self and those around us. Through an informative, raw, real, humorous, and entertaining conversation Anita will walk you through concrete steps each week to help you UNBLEEP YOUR LIFE AND RELATIONSHIPS from the inside out. Her practical and upfront approach will help you re-connect with the basics of love and life that have become lost in a culture consumed by electronic communication and social media attachment. Join Anita weekly and begin your journey of transformation one relationships at a time, starting with the one you have with YOURSELF!


June 24, 2024 42 mins
Most of us at some point in our lives have struggled with this WORD. It is a WORD we all need to get comfortable saying and accepting. It's empowering to our identity and serves to protect our mental and physical health. We all have a relationship with this WORD although sometimes dysfunctional rather than liberating! What is this WORD? How can we learn to dance with it, within ourselves and our relationships, in a healthy manner? ...
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Let’s continue the conversation about the ins and outs of the "Psychotherapeutic Process”. Many are curious about the happenings behind a therapists closed doors. Get a sneak peak from the perspective of the “client” and the “psychotherapist” as Anita Astley shares her perspective, having sat on both sides of the couch, in addition to addressing questions and comments from her listeners and social media followers.
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June 10, 2024 42 mins
Tune in as Anita Astley answers and addresses comments from her social media followers and listeners about relationships and the process of psychotherapy itself. How does therapy work, what are some things to consider, do I need therapy, in addition to sharing her views on the nations favorite Psychoanalyst Dr. Melfi from The Sopranos
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June 3, 2024 42 mins
Money, money, money…money is an emotional issue and our relationship with money is complicated, complications we bring into our relationships that can be destructive if not resolved or at the minimum examined. Tune in and learn to UNBLEEP your relationship with money from the inside out with host Anita Astley.
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May 27, 2024 41 mins
There are three words that we all need to learn to say in relationships, as easy as it may seem to say them with authenticity, many of us struggle with just getting them out! What are they, why is it so hard to say them, and how can we learn to express them with intention, purpose and meaning? Our ability to internalize these words will help us to  build, develop, nurture and maintain healthy relationships from the inside out. Tune...
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May 20, 2024 41 mins
Deescalating an escalating situation is not an easy task however we can learn to do it successfully by implementing Anita Astley’s “Tabling It” method; a method developed and designed through years of working with individuals, couples, and families struggling to manage uncontrolled fighting. It’s simple yet complicated by our interpersonal dynamics. Tune in and learn how to UNBLEEP this by following some basic steps of interaction ...
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May 16, 2024 40 mins
Stop avoiding and start confronting, easier said then done! Agreed! Tune in and learn how to approach issues in your relationship in a healthy constructive manner rather then maladaptive methods which only create more problems then solutions.
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May 10, 2024 41 mins
Boundaries, boundaries, boundaries; we need them! They are vital and necessary for our individual mental health and the preservation and longevity of our relationships.Tune in and get started on identify and establishing firm emotional and physical boundaries.
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May 10, 2024 42 mins
Let’s talk about talking and the need to return to some basics of communication with regards to love and life. Although digital communication has its advantages, much is lost! Tune in and learn to master the art of verbal communication and improve your relationships one step at a time. If you cant’t talk about it, you can’t fix it!
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May 10, 2024 42 mins
Physical Intimacy is much more then sex and is one of the most difficult things to talk about in relationships. Tune in and learn how to improve physical intimacy in your relationship and successfully navigate the “must have conversation” with your partner.
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May 9, 2024 44 mins
Get back to the basics of life and love by subscribing to Anita Astey’s seven prescriptions as outlined in her recent book (Unbleep Your Life and Relationships, Forefront books/Simon & Schuster) beginning with needs and expectations. Tune in and learn the what, the why and the how to begin your process of change from the inside out. 
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