A Date With Darkness Podcast

A Date With Darkness Podcast

A Date with Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, PsyD, LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. This podcast helps provides education, intimate discussion, and tips for healing for women who have relationship trauma as a result of being involved with narcissists, unhealed childhood wounds, abuse, and other unhealthy relationship patterns. The podcast offers suggestions for healing your trauma wounds that you can have the healthy relationships you deserve.

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September 17, 2021

This solocast suggests ways to extend or offer help to children and families who are experiencing narcissistic abuse. Each suggestion is not suitable or applicable to every case of narcissistic abuse. 

*Please note: Information provided on this episode are general suggestions and is not applicable to every situation or person. Each intervention suggested should be utilized with caution. This episode may not be suitable for ever...

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This solocast is all about taking the steps to find safe relationships and emotionally healthy partners. I discuss how we work on ourselves and seek out qualities in partnerships that will foster loving healthy relationships. From mindset shifts to taking risks, this episode is for you if you desire finding love that will nurture your spirit.

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Yolanda Renteria, LPC and I explore how the body stores memories of trauma and how trauma is passed down from generation to generation. Our bodies are wired for survival and store these painful experiences deep within our genetic makeup.  Our genetics and trauma survival mechanisms contribute to repeated cycles of abuse. 

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A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC; and it's where we explore the effects of abuse and healing from relationship trauma through intimate discussions. 

On this episode, Michelle Goodloe LCSW and I explore what it means to be emotionally burned out. Michelle discusses the signs of emotional burnout in abusive relationships and how to prevent it. Michelle and I have a candid discussion about...

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A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC; and it's where we explore the effects of abuse and healing from relationship trauma through intimate discussions. 

On this episode, Ronica Cormier and I take a deep dive into narcissistic mothers and their dynamics with their daughters. We discuss the short and long-term impact of daughters who have narcissistic mothers. 

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A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC; and it's where we explore the effects of abuse and healing from relationship trauma through intimate discussions. 

After a breakup with a narcissist, it can be tempting to want to stay connected, especially if the breakup wasn't your choice. I explore why it's not a good idea to stay friends with a narcissist and it is better to cut the cord and...

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A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC; and it's where we explore the effects of abuse and healing from relationship trauma through intimate discussions. 

I discuss why we develop trust issues. I explore why we have difficulty trusting ourselves and others, especially after leaving an abusive relationships or when there was a rupture in the relationship.

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A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC; and it's where we explore the effects of abuse and healing from relationship trauma through intimate discussions. 

On this episode, I discuss tips on working on yourself instead of focusing on the potential of the abuser in your relationship. It's important to manage your mental health instead of focusing your efforts on someone who is abusive. 

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A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC; and it's where we explore the effects of abuse and healing from relationship trauma through intimate discussions. 

Dr. Maria Dominguez PhD, LMFT joined us today, and she had a lot of useful information to give us regarding the inner critic. Dr. Dominguez and I explore how we internalize criticism and how we speak to ourselves, and even how our inner voi...

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A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC; and it's where we explore the effects of abuse and healing from relationship trauma through intimate discussions. 

Dr. Joy'El Ballard MD joins us today to discuss the health of women at the gynecologist's office. Dr. Joy'El is an expert in peri-menopause. She and I have a candid conversation about how signs of abuse and boundary issues aroun...

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A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC; and it's where we explore the effects of abuse and healing from relationship trauma through intimate discussions. 

Quandra Chaffers, LCSW, CSE joins us today to discuss EMDR therapy for trauma, how it can be helpful when attempting to resolve traumatic experiences in relationships, and how EMDR can be used. Quandra specifically discusses the use of EMDR...

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A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC; and it's where we explore the effects of abuse and healing from relationship trauma through intimate discussions. 

Quandra Chaffers, LCSW, CSE joins us today to discuss BDSM, kink, sexual fantasies, and trauma. Quandra and discuss the difference between a healthy sex-based lifestyle vs a life-style based in trauma. Quandra also discussed how to determin...

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A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse and healing from relationship trauma. 

Marina Williams, LMHC and author of Surviving the Toxic Family joins us on the couch today to discuss toxic family dynamics and how to overcome them. Marina offers solid tips and suggestions on managing boundaries around family toxicity. She also sha...

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A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse and healing from relationship trauma. 

Ann Dillard, LMFT and owner of KIP Consulting Services, LLC joins us today to have a candid conversation about painful wounds in the mother-daughter relationship. Ann shares her experience with her own mother,...

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A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse and healing from relationship trauma. 

Part 2: Anna Stowe, certified mitigation specialist and owner of Stowe Investigations joins us today to talk about her experience as being a private investigator. Anna described how women seek out her services...

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A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse and healing from relationship trauma. 

Anna Stowe, certified mitigation specialist and owner of Stowe Investigations joins us today to talk about her experience as being a private investigator. Anna describe how women seek out her services when the...

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A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse and healing from relationship trauma. 

Today's episode addresses those who may be hurting or resentful of Valentine's Day. In this solocast, I discuss why we may be hurting on Valentine's Day and how we can cope with the hurt that we fe...

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A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse and healing from relationship trauma. 

Beverly Engel, LMFT joins us today to talk about her new book Escaping Emotional Abuse. Beverly and I have a candid conversation about how powerful emotional abuse is, and how shame can keep us bound to a vici...

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A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse and healing from relationship trauma. 

Michelle Chalfant, LPC, creator The Adult Chair Podcast and I have a candid conversation about what it means to be an adult. She shares how trauma and other factors can keep us stuck in a child or adolescent s...

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A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse and healing from relationship trauma. 

don Jose Ruiz, who co-wrote The Fifth Agreement with his father don Miguel Ruiz (author of The Four Agreements) joined us today to discuss the motivation behind his book. He shared some of his life's tragi...

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