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A Date With Darkness Podcast

Natalie Jones, PsyD., LPCC | Narcissism | Toxic Re

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A Date With Darkness Podcast
A Date With Darkness Podcast

A Date With Darkness Podcast

Natalie Jones, PsyD., LPCC | Narcissism | Toxic Re

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A Date with Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, PsyD, LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in Oakland, CA who specializes in working with those who have suffered from relationship trauma as a result of being involved with narcissists. This podcast provides education, tips, intimate discussion, and information on topics pertaining to those who have been hurt by love and abuse who want to heal and desire to create healthy relationships. Dr. Jones will also speak about her expertise in forensics, as well domestic violence to provide further insight into abusive relationships, safety, and learning how to recognize and protect yourself from dangerous and manipulative people.

Latest Episodes

Understanding Narcissism From the Perspective of a Narcissist: Featuring HG Tudor

Author HG Tudor joins us on the couch today to discuss his perspective on narcissism. HG Tudor has written several books on narcissism which specifically address what narcissism is, how to figure out if the person that you are in a relationship with is a narcissist, and why narcissists do what they do in relationships. HG Tudor also shared why he chooses to stay anonymous and how his life has been impacted by his history with narcissism.

60 MIN1 weeks ago
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Understanding Narcissism From the Perspective of a Narcissist: Featuring HG Tudor

Taking a Closer Look at Suicide and Self-Harm: Featuring Dr. Meagann Houston-Bright, LP

Dr. Meagan Houston-Bright, PhD is a police psychologist based out of Houston, TX; who specializes in working with those who struggle with suicide and self-harm. Today, she joins us to explain how the difference between suicide, self-harm, suicidal gestures, and morbid ideations. She discusses the importance of taking threats seriously. Lastly, we discuss the impact of the threat of self-harm on toxic relationships

57 MINAUG 21
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Taking a Closer Look at Suicide and Self-Harm: Featuring Dr. Meagann Houston-Bright, LP

Confession #5: Mr. and Mrs. X's Fight Againt the Financially Abusive Ex

Mr. & Mrs. X discuss their personal experience in dealing with Mrs. X's ex, who refuses to keep stable employment and prefers for her to financially support his lifestyle. We discuss red flags in the beginning of the relationship as well as cultural beliefs of Mrs. X that caused her to stay in the relationship and refrain from discussing the problems in the relationship with those that cared about her. Lastly, the X's discuss their disappointment in the court system and how they felt misunderstood.

88 MINAUG 16
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Confession #5: Mr. and Mrs. X's Fight Againt the Financially Abusive Ex

Restoring Your Personal Energy, Featuring Brandi Lewis, LPC

Brandi Lewis, LPC owner and director of Reach Counseling Solutions LLC in Charlotte, NC joins us in a candid discussion about her work with survivors of abuse. Joy and personal energy can be completely depleted from us when we are caught in relationships that are abusive. Without realizing it, we carry negative energy with us from relationship to relationship - which perpetuates a pattern Brandi enlightens us on why we do this, and what steps we can take to have a happy and joyous energy.

60 MINJUL 24
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Restoring Your Personal Energy, Featuring Brandi Lewis, LPC

Learning to Heal From Narcissistic Abuse and the Nice Girl Syndrome, Featuring Beverly Engel, LMFT

Author and psychotherapist Beverly Engel, LMFT joins us today, to discuss her experience in working with abuse victims. Beverly has been in practice for over 40 years and has written over 23 books about abuse. She joins us today to discuss her recently released books, and offers suggestions on how abuse impacts us, when our trauma becomes pathological, and why self-compassion is so important. Connect with Beverly Engel, LMFT at: https://www.beverlyengel.com

68 MINJUL 17
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Learning to Heal From Narcissistic Abuse and the Nice Girl Syndrome, Featuring Beverly Engel, LMFT

The Highly Sensitive Person: Featuring Patricia Winkler-Young LCSW

Patricia Winkler-Young LCSW joins us today to discuss what it means to be a highly sensitive person. Highly sensitive people are more receptive to the surroundings and because of this - can be the subject of scrutiny from toxic people. Patricia discussed how we can determine whether we are highly sensitive, and how sensitivity can be utilized as a strength. She also talks about her own struggle with being a HSP. Connect with Patricia Young, LCSW at: http://www.unapologeticallysensitive.com

59 MINJUN 19
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The Highly Sensitive Person: Featuring Patricia Winkler-Young LCSW

Fatherless Daughters: Finding Inner Peace on Father's Day and Beyond

Today's podcast is dedicated to women who have lost their fathers. This podcast reflects on the types of loss, the impact of losing a father, and how to cope with the loss of your father. Email: adatewithdarkness@gmail.com Website: https://www.adatewithdarkness.com

68 MINJUN 16
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Fatherless Daughters: Finding Inner Peace on Father's Day and Beyond

Inner Bonding: Featuring Dr. Maurgaret Paul, PhD.

Dr. Margaret Paul, Phd joins us to discuss inner bonding, a self-healing technique used to conquer feelings of shame and abandonment. Dr. Paul tells us the importance of bonding with ourselves and connecting our feelings and how our ability to do so impacts both our lifestyle and our ability to connect with others. She shares the steps of inner bonding and her own personal journey. Connect with Dr. Margaret Paul: http://www.innerbonding.com

62 MINJUN 12
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Inner Bonding: Featuring Dr. Maurgaret Paul, PhD.

Exploring the Relational Concerns of Single Parent Homes: Featuring Dr. Earl Turner, Phd

Dr. Earl Turner, Phd talks about his research on single-parent homes, how oppositional behaviors develop in children, and how parents select role models for their children. He surprisingly revealed that concerns with opposite sex role models are not as common. We discuss the implications that may have on young children developing healthy relationships with opposite sex adults and so much more. Connect with Dr. Earl: http://www.drerlangerturner.com/

56 MINJUN 5
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Exploring the Relational Concerns of Single Parent Homes: Featuring Dr. Earl Turner, Phd

Couples Counseling Dilemma: Exploring Counseling When Your Partner is Narcissistic: Featuring Ernesto Segismundo, LMFT

Ernesto Segismundo Jr., LMFT and owner of CAV Family Therapy joins us on the couch today and discusses the ever popular question: should you explore couples counseling if your partner is narcissistic? Ernesto discusses how he works with couples when one partner is narcissistic, using positive psychology treatment modality. He also explains the spectrum of narcissism, and when therapy for the couple is not recommended. To contact Ernesto Segismudo Jr., LMFT visit: www.cavfamilytherapy.com

54 MINMAY 29
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Couples Counseling Dilemma: Exploring Counseling When Your Partner is Narcissistic: Featuring Ernesto Segismundo, LMFT

Latest Episodes

Understanding Narcissism From the Perspective of a Narcissist: Featuring HG Tudor

Author HG Tudor joins us on the couch today to discuss his perspective on narcissism. HG Tudor has written several books on narcissism which specifically address what narcissism is, how to figure out if the person that you are in a relationship with is a narcissist, and why narcissists do what they do in relationships. HG Tudor also shared why he chooses to stay anonymous and how his life has been impacted by his history with narcissism.

60 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Understanding Narcissism From the Perspective of a Narcissist: Featuring HG Tudor

Taking a Closer Look at Suicide and Self-Harm: Featuring Dr. Meagann Houston-Bright, LP

Dr. Meagan Houston-Bright, PhD is a police psychologist based out of Houston, TX; who specializes in working with those who struggle with suicide and self-harm. Today, she joins us to explain how the difference between suicide, self-harm, suicidal gestures, and morbid ideations. She discusses the importance of taking threats seriously. Lastly, we discuss the impact of the threat of self-harm on toxic relationships

57 MINAUG 21
Comments
Taking a Closer Look at Suicide and Self-Harm: Featuring Dr. Meagann Houston-Bright, LP

Confession #5: Mr. and Mrs. X's Fight Againt the Financially Abusive Ex

Mr. & Mrs. X discuss their personal experience in dealing with Mrs. X's ex, who refuses to keep stable employment and prefers for her to financially support his lifestyle. We discuss red flags in the beginning of the relationship as well as cultural beliefs of Mrs. X that caused her to stay in the relationship and refrain from discussing the problems in the relationship with those that cared about her. Lastly, the X's discuss their disappointment in the court system and how they felt misunderstood.

88 MINAUG 16
Comments
Confession #5: Mr. and Mrs. X's Fight Againt the Financially Abusive Ex

Restoring Your Personal Energy, Featuring Brandi Lewis, LPC

Brandi Lewis, LPC owner and director of Reach Counseling Solutions LLC in Charlotte, NC joins us in a candid discussion about her work with survivors of abuse. Joy and personal energy can be completely depleted from us when we are caught in relationships that are abusive. Without realizing it, we carry negative energy with us from relationship to relationship - which perpetuates a pattern Brandi enlightens us on why we do this, and what steps we can take to have a happy and joyous energy.

60 MINJUL 24
Comments
Restoring Your Personal Energy, Featuring Brandi Lewis, LPC

Learning to Heal From Narcissistic Abuse and the Nice Girl Syndrome, Featuring Beverly Engel, LMFT

Author and psychotherapist Beverly Engel, LMFT joins us today, to discuss her experience in working with abuse victims. Beverly has been in practice for over 40 years and has written over 23 books about abuse. She joins us today to discuss her recently released books, and offers suggestions on how abuse impacts us, when our trauma becomes pathological, and why self-compassion is so important. Connect with Beverly Engel, LMFT at: https://www.beverlyengel.com

68 MINJUL 17
Comments
Learning to Heal From Narcissistic Abuse and the Nice Girl Syndrome, Featuring Beverly Engel, LMFT

The Highly Sensitive Person: Featuring Patricia Winkler-Young LCSW

Patricia Winkler-Young LCSW joins us today to discuss what it means to be a highly sensitive person. Highly sensitive people are more receptive to the surroundings and because of this - can be the subject of scrutiny from toxic people. Patricia discussed how we can determine whether we are highly sensitive, and how sensitivity can be utilized as a strength. She also talks about her own struggle with being a HSP. Connect with Patricia Young, LCSW at: http://www.unapologeticallysensitive.com

59 MINJUN 19
Comments
The Highly Sensitive Person: Featuring Patricia Winkler-Young LCSW

Fatherless Daughters: Finding Inner Peace on Father's Day and Beyond

Today's podcast is dedicated to women who have lost their fathers. This podcast reflects on the types of loss, the impact of losing a father, and how to cope with the loss of your father. Email: adatewithdarkness@gmail.com Website: https://www.adatewithdarkness.com

68 MINJUN 16
Comments
Fatherless Daughters: Finding Inner Peace on Father's Day and Beyond

Inner Bonding: Featuring Dr. Maurgaret Paul, PhD.

Dr. Margaret Paul, Phd joins us to discuss inner bonding, a self-healing technique used to conquer feelings of shame and abandonment. Dr. Paul tells us the importance of bonding with ourselves and connecting our feelings and how our ability to do so impacts both our lifestyle and our ability to connect with others. She shares the steps of inner bonding and her own personal journey. Connect with Dr. Margaret Paul: http://www.innerbonding.com

62 MINJUN 12
Comments
Inner Bonding: Featuring Dr. Maurgaret Paul, PhD.

Exploring the Relational Concerns of Single Parent Homes: Featuring Dr. Earl Turner, Phd

Dr. Earl Turner, Phd talks about his research on single-parent homes, how oppositional behaviors develop in children, and how parents select role models for their children. He surprisingly revealed that concerns with opposite sex role models are not as common. We discuss the implications that may have on young children developing healthy relationships with opposite sex adults and so much more. Connect with Dr. Earl: http://www.drerlangerturner.com/

56 MINJUN 5
Comments
Exploring the Relational Concerns of Single Parent Homes: Featuring Dr. Earl Turner, Phd

Couples Counseling Dilemma: Exploring Counseling When Your Partner is Narcissistic: Featuring Ernesto Segismundo, LMFT

Ernesto Segismundo Jr., LMFT and owner of CAV Family Therapy joins us on the couch today and discusses the ever popular question: should you explore couples counseling if your partner is narcissistic? Ernesto discusses how he works with couples when one partner is narcissistic, using positive psychology treatment modality. He also explains the spectrum of narcissism, and when therapy for the couple is not recommended. To contact Ernesto Segismudo Jr., LMFT visit: www.cavfamilytherapy.com

54 MINMAY 29
Comments
Couples Counseling Dilemma: Exploring Counseling When Your Partner is Narcissistic: Featuring Ernesto Segismundo, LMFT