NeuroDivergent Relationships Podcast with Kathy Marshack, Ph.D.

NeuroDivergent Relationships Podcast with Kathy Marshack, Ph.D.

A podcast show with Dr. Kathy Marshack on ”Asperger Syndrome” and navigating NeuroDivergent Relationships.

Episodes

April 22, 2024 16 mins

What do you do when you’re met with resistance to an Autism diagnoses? Join us today as Dr. Kathy recalls memories of her Uncle Ed and how she first discovered Autism in her own family tree.

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You’re the only one who can truly know what your duty is.

 

Join us for today’s episode as Dr. Kathy shares with us one of her experiences with extended family that taught her an important lesson that she still uses today.

 

If you’d like to learn more about Dr. Kathy and her work, head to https://asd-ntrelationships.com/

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February 20, 2024 20 mins

“It’s literally impossible to be a woman…”

Join us for today’s episode as Dr. Kathy speaks about her experience with parental alienation and gives tips to those who might also be struggling with it.

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When you learn to use the 7 Step Interface Protocol, you can learn to rebuild trust and communication within your NeuroDivergent relationship. 

Join us for today’s episode as Dr. Kathy walks us through her 7 Step Interface Protocol. 

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You can do better than survive the trauma, and you can do better than conquer your grief, fury, and underlying fear. You can actually fly up out of that title wave that has destroyed your life & create a far shinier, more pure vision of yourself. YOU are a gift.

Join us today as Dr. Kathy reads from the prologue of her brand new Anniversary Edition of “Going Over the Edge?”

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January 23, 2024 18 mins

Join us for today’s episode as Dr. Kathy delves into her past to give us perspective on how anger effects us, especially in NeuroDivergent relationships.

Listen as Dr. Kathy speaks about how anger is a perfectly normal, human reaction especially when you’re being harmed, but that anger should only be a wakeup call; it’s not meant to hang around for years.

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January 23, 2024 14 mins

Autism isn’t the problem; the problem is the colliding systems of the NeuroDivergent and NeuroTypical.

Join us today as Dr. Kathy discusses why it’s vital to have an Autism diagnosis first before you can begin working towards resolutions for NeuroDivergent families or couples.

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January 18, 2024 8 mins

Join us today as Dr. Kathy speaks about:

 

- The colliding worlds of the NeuroDiverse and NeuroTypical

- The differing operating systems of NeuroDiverse and NeuroTypical

- The underlying cause of the conflict between these two

 

If you’d like to learn more about Dr. Kathy and her work, head to https://asd-ntrelationships.com/

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January 18, 2024 29 mins

Join us today as Dr. Kathy breaks down both the 7 Step Interface Protocol and the Map of Empathy Territory, both detailed in her book, “Empathy is More Than Words.”

She discusses how she created the Map of Empathy Territory to help you navigate a world where empathy is more than words. She also details how the 7 Step Interface Protocol was created to help NeuroTypicals to learn the language of the NeuroDiverse.

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January 18, 2024 16 mins

What IS in a name? People have been using the term ‘Aspergers’ for a long time - even though it’s not the correct term professionally or clinically.

Join us today as Dr. Kathy discusses where the term ‘Aspergers’ originally came from and the dark backstory surrounding it that was recently discovered. If you’d like to learn more about Dr. Kathy and her work, head to https://asd-ntrelationships.com/ 

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September 27, 2023 15 mins

Once you understand empathy, you have a better chance of resolving problems in your NeuroDivergent relationship. 


Join us for today’s episode where Dr. Kathy delves into the characteristics of both the Empathy Triad-Sensitive person and the Empathy Triad-Blind person.

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This episode is a special Fathers’ Day message where Dr. Kathy speaks about the similarities she and her dad share having had to navigate a marriage with a spouse on the spectrum.

Join us for today’s episode as Dr. Kathy discusses what it’s like being the NeuroTypical family member who no one understands.

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September 27, 2023 28 mins

Recently, one of Dr. Kathy’s NeuroDivergent clients took to Chat GPT to ask how to navigate interactions in his relationship with a NeuroTypical individual.

While some of the advice and tips it gave are great, many of what it recommended is not possible for a NeuroDiverse individual, such as interactional conversations or paraphrasing.

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September 27, 2023 19 mins

“Chitchat” or what is commonly known as that in-between the lines, empathic language is what NeuroTypicals use to connect with others or initiate a conversation.

However, NeuroDiverse folks face challenges in interpreting nuances in conversation, such as reading between the lines or engaging in casual conversation. For them, words hold literal meaning without any hidden layers or deeper significance.

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September 25, 2023 7 mins

Join us today as Dr. Kathy reads a letter to each of her daughters, Bianca and Phoebe, recalling her memories of their upbringing. She speaks about:

- The moments that lead her to the realization that one of her children and her husband were NeuroDiverse.

- How the stress of living with two NeuroDiverse family members affects her NeuroTypical child

- The events leading up to the writing of her books and the development of her cours...

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Join us today as Dr. Kathy takes us behind the scenes of her life and shares with us why she takes her life personally and why you should, too.

Listen as she shares an edited excerpt from her book, “Empathy is More Than Words,” recalls her brief visit to a county jail, and how the life of the personal is a source of strength.

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Join us today as Dr. Kathy dives into how much of the social justice movement around NeuroDiversity often leaves out the experience of the NeuroTypical loved ones and the challenges that come along with the relationship. She also discusses tools to bridge the gap between the colliding worlds of NeuroDiverse and NeuroTypical, including her 7 step interface protocol.

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