The Dr. Sylvia K Show

The Dr. Sylvia K Show

The Dr. Sylvia K Show is where mindfulness meets brain science with a dash of spirituality. This podcast is all about igniting the fire of possibility and self-awareness so that true change and healing can happen. Dr. Sylvia K is a Ph.D. level therapist with a zest for well-being and discovering your inner spark. She's worked with all kinds of clients from celebrities to your next door neighbor - women, men, and teens who have spent a lot of time feeling anxious, lonely, and stuck. Dr. Sylvia's mission is to show each listener what’s truly possible. If you’re ready to move past self-limiting beliefs and live a better life,—with more meaning, more connection, and more confidence... This podcast is for you!


November 28, 2022 41 min

Being a sensitive person can feel like both a strength and a weakness at times.

Dr. Elaine Aron, a clinical psychologist and expert on high-sensitivity defines high sensitivity’s characteristics as a more elaborate depth of processing, easy overstimulation, emotional responsiveness, acute awareness of stimulations, and empathy.

In this episode, I speak with Mitali Sankhe- a college professor at Mumbai University and a self-professed ...

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Meet Kristen D. Boice, a  psychotherapist who has spent the last 18+ helping people build or rebuild healthy relationships, make life transitions, navigate grief, and deal with the hard stuff life throws at us.

Kristen is all about helping  you process the past, accept yourself, and live more fully (and joyfully) in who you are—because sometimes that’s the hardest thing of all to do.

Think about it. Many of us are so layered up w...

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In this week’s episode of The Dr. Sylvia K Show, we want to talk to you about healing through creativity and the power of giving yourself permission to play.

Meet Lisa A. Kramer, MFA, Ph.D, theatre artist, educator, author, and activist. She is woman of many creative talents and wisdom that she graciously shares with us. In this episode,  you will hear Dr. Kramer talk about the magic of exploring creativity beyond our limited belief...

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Water can teach us a lot about change and transformation- something we often resist as humans.

Speaking with the talented Author and Founder of Ripple Press, LLC, Jayshree L Patel  gave me so much insight on how water and nature can truly be one of our greatest teachers.

If you have ever felt "lost" or "stuck" on your journey, this is a must listen episode.

Jayshree will inspire and remind  you that wherever you are ...

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It's seems like the majority of us have fallen right back into our patterns of "busy-ness" or chasing something.  

Some of us are chasing our dreams, our future selves, or even the idea of a partner that can somehow fill the void of "not enough-ness." The idea that we are not enough, creates a deep sense of wounding within our psyche. 

What is the cure for this endless cycle of chasing and not enough-ness mentalit...

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March 1, 2022 81 min

This is not a light topic or a short podcast episode. In 1 hour and 19 minutes, Mikah and I get personal and have a lengthy conversation about the intricacies of loneliness,  Generation Z,  and narcissistic fathers.

Mikah is the host of the Podcast Exploring w/  Mikah, a home for those on their Self-Growth Journey to Inner Peace & Love life. His purpose for his podcast and Instagram account is to provide support and guidance thr...

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In episode 2 of season 2, you will meet Anne Riesling,  a female entrepreneur, athlete, people lover, finance geek and social media strategist. 

Anne and I have a heart to heart conversation about the power of human connection, conquering fear, the journey and action steps towards believing in yourself, and the tools that we use to manifest the things that light us up. 

Believing in yourself is not always an "easy" process. F...

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January 7, 2022 16 min

Hi there! 

I’m back with a new podcast season and brief episode to kick off January. 

In episode 18, on The Dr. Sylvia K Show Podcast, I talk about utilizing your value system to help you create new behaviors that will support both a mental and physical detox. 

For me , values, refer to what’s most important to you in your life right now. 

When you start to use your own personal values as guide posts for decision-making you can realign...

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December 1, 2021 30 min

Loneliness is a real thing. 

And it’s a growing public health concern worldwide. 

According to a global survey, about 33 percent of adults experienced feelings of loneliness worldwide. 

A new survey from Ipsos shows how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected mental wellbeing, community support, and loneliness around the world.

  • Globally, two in five people (41%) report becoming lonelier over the last 6 months, while one in five (19%) have b...
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    In episode 15, on The Dr. Sylvia K Show Podcast, London Papamichael,  creator of BODY BY LONDON defines "relentless bravado" and shares  raw, honest, and inspiring stories. 

    If you’ve ever experienced setbacks in your life or have felt discouraged from believing in yourself - this is a MUST LISTEN episode. 

    Maybe you don’t even know “how” to believe in yourself or what that can look like. Don’t worry, London Papamichael will ...

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    Episode 14 captures an engaging and soulful chat with guest speaker Mark Thomas. @markthomas_itstartswithyou 

    Mark shares a little bit about his life story including growing pains, divorce, overcoming addiction, break throughs, choosing sobriety and wellness, loneliness,  and transformation.  Listen all the way through to hear more about Mark’s experience of getting in touch with his own loneliness and making life changing deci...

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    Episode 13 with CNN senior writer, Lisa Respers France, is truly a dream come true. Lisa gifts us with her humor, personal stories, and powerful messages--reminding us of things that matter most. 

    In this episode, Lisa graciously shares her story of grief over losing her beloved father to Covid and the impact that it had on her health journey. 

    With her tender stories, ability to make others laugh, and strong wit, Lisa expresses her ...

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    Episode 12 is about the Internal Family Systems psychotherapy model that is powerfully transformative. This model of therapy highlights that our "inner parts" contain valuable qualities and our core Self knows how to heal, allowing us to become integrated and whole. 

    In this episode you’ll learn more about : 

  • How parts of ourselves learn to adapt and react to certain environments to survive. 
  • How certain behaviors are formed a...
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    Episode 11 with Scott Tatum, nomad, hiker, explorer and founder of @ucanoutdoors is like going on an adventurous hiking trail with hills, curves, switchbacks, and awesome discovery. 

    In this podcast interview, Scott shares his story and "history" candidly. From being the son of a therapist who was working through her own childhood trauma, to being the son of an alcoholic father, to helping youth in various therapeutic se...

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    October 5, 2021 46 min

    This episode, by far, is one of the most powerful and moving podcast interviews I've ever done. That's the gift you're presented with when you get to speak to Vasavi - the real power of being authentically yourself  shows up. 

    In this episode, Vasavi shares with us how she speaks to her inner child, aka her "daughter," and tells  real life stories and experiences that demonstrate how healing  can happen in the m...

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    The word co-dependency has often gotten a bad rap and can bring up different reactions in people. In episode 9, therapist and relationship expert Jessica Baum, LMHC deconstructs attachment styles and humanizes the "C" words: co-dependency and connection.

    Listen all the way through to hear Jessica's powerful closing message that just might revolutionize the way we think about relationships and healing.

    Links from the Show...

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    September 21, 2021 10 min

    This is short 10 minute raw, off the cuff, and unfancy introduction. Just me, Sylvia. Without the Ph.D. fluff and academic language.

    In this episode, I briefly talk about PTSD, C-PTSD, and ADHD and what they all share in common--some form of unprocessed and or unhealed trauma.

    My recent reel that I created on Instagram, about unhealed childhood trauma, shows that so many people can relate to this topic. With over 50k accounts reached...

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    September 14, 2021 54 min

    September is all about Self-awareness and Self-discovery.  In this episode, you'll meet Dr. Clare McCord, author, educator, wellness practitioner, and consultant who believes that it’s time for a Renaissance: time to learn new skills, behaviors, and ways of thinking that can take you to the next level in your work, life, and relationship with Self.

    Dr. McCord’s education and discoveries in the realms of mind/body health have mot...

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    Ready for Overthinking Part 2? 
    Let’s dive deeper into where overthinking stems from--the false idea that you are not good enough and learn how you can transform this limited belief through introspection and therapy. 

    Erika Smith, LMHC is going to lead you through a healing inspired conversation about the power of self-introspection, core beliefs, and transforming your perspective on your “enoughness” and faith. 

    Grab your notebook fo...

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