It’s Not A Crisis

It’s Not A Crisis

Hosted by Doryn Wallach, It’s Not A Crisis is a podcast for “midlifeISH” women navigating this infrequently discussed time of life w/humor, honesty & heart. Lets make this next chapter POSITIVE!


August 14, 2021 48 mins

We all know that trauma and difficulties that we face during childhood and teenage years can affect us throughout our life. The good news is that we have solutions for reconciliation and healing. In this episode, I am joined by Lavinia Brown, as we discuss Inner Child work as a tool to deal with past trauma and parent our inner child in a way that helps us move forward.

Lavinia Brown is a Psychodynamic C...

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In this episode, I am joined by Georgie Collinson as we discuss high functioning anxiety. We talk all about how it affects us, how it sometimes defines our identity and may be influenced by genetics and education. Georgie also shares with us things we can do to tackle anxiety in a practical way, from monitoring hormones, sleep, nutrition to our gut biome. You’ll learn all about the Anxiety Reset Method as well as the ...

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July 31, 2021 46 mins

Doctor Doris Day is joining me in this episode as we discuss the psychology of skin care. We go in depth about how emotions, hormones, sex life all affect our skin and talk about some preventative facial exercises, before reaching the point of injections. Doctor Day believes that every decade of our life can be our best and is on a mission to help women understand and live that way.

Doris Day MD is a boa...

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July 24, 2021 59 mins

This episode is, in a way, a part two of episode 12. Last time we looked at what it means to be childfree and how such a decision can be carried throughout life without any guilt. In this episode, I am joined by Jody Day, as we discuss being childless. We talk about the differences, the common misconceptions, understanding childless people better, communicating with them and knowing that in the end it’s not about ‘us’...

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July 17, 2021 49 mins

There’s a lot of stigma around women deciding to not have children and it’s a pity that society still can’t get out of this mentality. My guest today is a pioneer and advocate for women who decide to take that path and she reassures women that this choice is valid, correct and should be guilt-free.

Marcia Drut-Davis came into the spotlight when she appeared on a “60 minutes” interview in 1974, where she ...

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July 10, 2021 52 mins

How do you use past trauma to fuel your drive for entrepreneurship? In this episode I am joined by my friend, Zara Tisch, who used to be my neighbor about 10 years ago in Manhattan. I’ve always admired her style, her personality, her openness and her desire to do some good in this world.

Zara Terez Tisch founded her company, Terez in New York, where she also currently lives with her husband, three kids a...

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July 3, 2021 52 mins

We all know that what you put into your body affects your mood, your hormones and ultimately your whole day. In our quest for the healthiest diets, we often forget to indulge in what we like. In this episode, Jen Smiley joins me as we discuss reading labels, choosing healthier alternatives to products we can’t live without and figuring out how we can tweak our nutrition for the best possible results.


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June 26, 2021 47 mins

In this episode I am joined by Dr. Megan Fleming as we discuss infidelity among women over 40. We don’t often talk about women’s reasons for infidelity and felt this was a relevant topic for our age and time of life. We discuss many things such as why it happens and how to repair a relationship after an affair and much more.

Dr. Fleming is a nationally recognized certified sex and relationship expert. Sh...

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Amy E. Smith is a certified and credentialed life coach and hypnotherapist, masterful speaker, and personal empowerment expert. Founder of, Amy uses her roles as coach, writer, podcaster, and speaker to move individuals to a place of radical personal empowerment and self-worth. With an acute focus on helping people “find their voice”, she is highly sought after for her uncommon style of irreverence, w...

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June 12, 2021 63 mins

I am joined by Diann Wingert where we discuss ADHD after 40 in female entrepreneurs and beyond. You will LOVE Diann! We discuss the impact of ADHD on women of our generation, the gifts that come with ADHD and also the issues that it presents. Diann Wingert is a mindset and productivity coach for female entrepreneurs. During her 20-year career as a licensed psychotherapist, she worked with hundreds of ambitious women who struggled w...

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Today I am joined by my good friend Tanya, as we continue our ‘Doryn & Friends’ series. Tanya is smart, funny, positive and incredibly genuine. She’s a total open book and I think that’s why we clicked like we did. Tanya is most well known for being a co-host on hit ABC show, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. She is also a mother of two, a step-mother of two, ages 16-26, a producer husband named Tom and a 7 year old ter...

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I am joined by Veronica Cisneros, marriage and family therapist for an incredible episode. Together, we discuss how learning more about ourselves and our desire to be in control as women can help us also how to prevent conflict and divorce in our marriages the longer we are in them.  This is not just an episode for married women, we also tackle how to make yourself a priority when you have spent years putting everyone...

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May 22, 2021 34 mins

What if your long lost biological family reaches out to you for the first time in your 40s? Cat Powell is a listener of the show and reached out because she wanted to share her story and raise awareness of what she discovered. She talks about the work that still needs to be done with adoption laws and regulations as well as a twist to her life that she never knew existed. You'll also just adore Cat!

Cat ...

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May 15, 2021 37 mins

Welcome back to a new episode where this time, for the first time ever in my life, I’m talking to a Financial Therapist. Up until a few months ago I didn’t even know they existed. Back in Season 1 we had Jenn Uhen on the show talking about finances in midlife and I asked her to connect me to a Financial Therapist - that’s how I found Wendy Wright. We all know there’s a psychological aspect to money, but not many of us...

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I have started a new series called "Doryn & Friends" Many of you have requested to hear from real women, real stories and real experiences in our 40s.I’m joined by a new friend of mine, Juliet Hahn. I met Juliet on Clubhouse and we had instant chemistry. You are really going to laugh with this one! Juliet inspired a whole episode on our show, with Dr. Elizabeth Kavaler, by sending me this YouTube video... this should ...

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What a way to kick off our new season with a HOT topic! I am thrilled to be joined today by Celeste Hirschman and Danielle Harel. Sex is an important part of life but it can sometimes be tricky to keep things fresh when you reach a certain point. Celeste & Danielle are here to talk to us all about communication, relationships, sex and specific things you can do to work on these aspects in your relationships.

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April 10, 2021 59 mins

I am beyond excited to be joined by Kim & Penn Holderness in this episode on marriage and lessons they have learned. Why should you listen to them talk about marriage?. Because they are REAL, they don't pretend to be experts, they have put the time in and are still doing the work. I have listened to every one of their podcasts and seen most of their silly YouTube videos and I just adore them and you will too if you don't already. I...

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April 3, 2021 52 mins

In this episode we touch on a topic that’s been requested by some of our listeners - how to manage the relationship with your teen kids during the pandemic. Dr. Regine Muradian is joining me as we discuss active listening, self-care time, transitioning from a pandemic back to normal life and much more.

Dr. Regine Muradian is a licensed clinical psychologist, children’s author, speaker, consultant and mental health advocate. In her ...

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March 27, 2021 52 mins

Welcome back to a new episode where I am joined again by the amazing Dr. Lindsay Gibson, as we dive deeper into emotional immaturity. Last time she joined me, we discussed identifying emotional immaturity and this time we expand more on that and look at practical solutions and steps while in relationships with an emotionally immature person. This episode is not just for marriages, but for any type of relationship.

Dr. Gibson holds ...

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March 20, 2021 54 mins

We don’t normally talk about this publicly, but I’m certain some of us have experienced the following situations. Not being able to sit through an entire movie, play, or show. Having to take an aisle seat on the air plane. Not being able to do jumping jacks or laughing while staying dry. Having to excuse yourself to use ‘the ladies room’ during meetings. Yes, I am talking about urinary problems and Doctor Elizabeth Kavaler is joini...

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