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Nate Rifkin – Daoism and Using the Standing Meditation for Healing



I feel grateful to have connected for a soulful conversation with Nate Rifkin, author and Daoist priesthood student. Please join us as we discuss:

  • Nate’s insights on the 3 bodies: physical, energy, and spiritual
  • his personal story of triumph and healing
  • the motivation behind his book The Standing Meditation: Excel in the Modern World Using an Ancient Practice
  • his philosophies on Daoism
  • and so much more!

Welcome to The Healing Place Podcast! I am your host, Teri Wellbrock. You can listen in on Pandora, iTunesBlubrrySpotify, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, Deezer, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, and more, or directly on my website at www.teriwellbrock.com/podcasts/. You can also catch soundbites of our insightful interview on YouTube.

Bio:

“Nate Rifkin has prospered by combining ancient mystical practices with modern strategies for living. Nate used to be suicidal and drank alcohol every morning to get through the day. He dropped out of college, went broke, bankrupt, and even worked on street corners waving around a sign to afford rent and food. But he’s managed to turn his life around, find love, and now has an incredible life. His secret? A practice from the spiritual tradition of Daoism. Nate has published a book on this ancient practice called The Standing Meditation.”

** Visit Nate’s websites: http://thestandingmeditation.com/ and https://naterifkin.com/

Peace,

Teri

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I’m back! Living the #nevergiveup philosophy



Hello all of you beautiful trauma-warriors and trauma-advocates!

As you are aware, as fans of the show, the last interview I posted was in December 2021. I had to leave our house quickly due to a health issue (of which I am not yet at liberty to discuss as our legal team has advised against it). However, I have now moved my recording equipment to a friend’s home and am happy to be back up and functioning as host, healer, writer, and trauma-warrior. I promise to share the details as soon as I am able to do so. As a trauma survivor, I am not a fan of keeping quiet about the truth. I have learned that sharing our truths is healing and liberating. And I so very much look forward to doing so with this story. As I believe it will help others heal and find resolution, as well.

I will be editing previously recorded episodes and sharing those at the normally slotted Fridays at 7:00 PM EST.

Thank you for your patience, prayers, and loving support as I travel this part of my healing journey!

In peace & gratitude,

Teri


Tryshe Dhevney – Sound Energy & the Healing Power of Our Own Voices



I was captivated by this conversation and all that I learned as I chatted with Tryshe Dhevney, sound energy expert, author, international speaker, and best-selling Sounds True crystal singing bowl recording artist. Please join us as we discuss:

  • Tryshe’s insights on using our voices for healing
  • her personal story of healing
  • her sound healing recordings and demonstrations of notes/sounds
  • the gift of sound healing for spiritual as well as physical healing
  • and so much more!

Welcome to The Healing Place Podcast! I am your host, Teri Wellbrock. You can listen in on Pandora, iTunesBlubrrySpotify, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, Deezer, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, and more, or directly on my website at www.teriwellbrock.com/podcasts/. You can also catch soundbites of our insightful interview on YouTube.

Bio:

“Tryshe Dhevney is a Sound Energy Expert, Author, International Speaker and Best-selling Sounds True Crystal Bowl Recording Artist. Honored by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Tryshe has been acknowledged for her talent as an actor, director and praised for her musical compositions and collaborations. Today she is a repeat presenter offering prescriptive sound strategies with the University of Arizona Integrative Medicine Fellows and medical students.

Tryshe’s work and teaching have been inspired by her own personal healing journey from a potentially fatal illness to complete health. In May 2000, Tryshe’s doctors informed her that there was no longer anything they could do to treat her advanced hepatitis C and liver disease and advised her to get her affairs in order. Four months later, doctors were mystified when tests revealed she was disease-free. Tryshe had healed herself through the power of sound.

Today Tryshe is recognized as an authority in the field of harmonic and vocal sound healing. For over three decades, she has pioneered and refined her highly effective sound energy healing and toning technique called SoundShifting™.

Tryshe’s method for whole body transformation, inspires individuals to use their own voice to create wellbeing in their lives, and teaches simple techniques and attitudes that put health, wealth and wholeness within anyone’s grasp. In addition to developing her highly acclaimed SoundShifting™ technology, Tryshe has created the nationally recognized Life Scripting Process, combining traditional theatre, recovery therapy and spiritual disciplines to achieve living art for social change. Her innovative peer-to-peer approach to addiction, prevention and education has brought her to the national stage once again.

Her book, SOUNDShifting: Your Personal Guide to Self-Healing with Sound, shares her personal story and describes the tonal techniques that impacted her life, and the lives of many others.

Tryshe Dhevney is a dynamic and active teacher, healer and recording artist frequently featured at spiritual music festivals and conferences nationwide. She is also the creator of the Crystal SoundENERGY Practitioner™ Training series in Tucson, AZ. Where she lives with her husband of 25 years.”

** Visit Tryshe’s website: https://soundshifting.com/

Here is a link to the book: https://www.amazon.com/Flashback-Girl-Lessons-Resilience-Survivor-ebook/dp/B08D7YLKGT

Teri

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Dr. Lise Deguire – Lessons on Resilience from a Burn Survivor



This was such a powerful and hope-filled conversation with Dr. Lise Deguire, clinical psychologist, blogger for Psychology Today, and award-winning author. Please join us as we discuss:

  • Dr. Lise’s insights on gratitude and thriving
  • her personal story of triumph
  • her award-winning memoir Flashback Girl: Lessons on Resilience from a Burn Survivor
  • lessons on resilience through her GOALS MnM philosophies
  • and so much more!

Welcome to The Healing Place Podcast! I am your host, Teri Wellbrock. You can listen in on Pandora, iTunesBlubrrySpotify, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, Deezer, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, and more, or directly on my website at www.teriwellbrock.com/podcasts/. You can also catch soundbites of our insightful interview on YouTube.

Bio:

“Dr. Lise Deguire is a clinical psychologist. After being severely burned in a fire, she spent most of her childhood in the hospital, undergoing countless surgical procedures. She is the lone surviving child of gifted, unsettled and iconoclastic parents. She is the award-winning author of her debut book, Flashback Girl: Lessons on Resilience from a Burn Survivor.

Dr. Deguire attended Tufts University, graduating summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa. She earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from Widener University and is in solo practice in Pennington, New Jersey. Dr. Deguire has appeared on NPR, NBC, ABC, FOX, Sirius XM, and numerous podcasts. She is a blogger for Psychology Today, and has been featured in Thrive Global, Tiny Buddha, and The Elephant Journal. Dr. Deguire blogs about psychological resilience and is a national keynote speaker. She has over 12,000 social media followers on a variety of platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Linkedin.”

 

** Visit Lise’s website: https://www.lisedeguire.com/

Here is a link to the book: https://www.amazon.com/Flashback-Girl-Lessons-Resilience-Survivor-ebook/dp/B08D7YLKGT

Teri

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Glenn Head – Graphic Novel: Chartwell Manor; & the Relationship Between Trauma, Healing, and Art



I feel so very grateful to have engaged is a profound and poetic conversation with Glenn Head, cartoonist and author, on his latest book release and its relevance in the trauma recovery arena. Please join us as we discuss:

  • Glenn’s insights on the art of drawing graphic novels
  • his philosophies on healing through art
  • his personal triumph over trauma journey
  • his latest book release of his graphic novel memoir Chartwell Manor
  • and so much more!

Welcome to The Healing Place Podcast! I am your host, Teri Wellbrock. You can listen in on Pandora, iTunesBlubrrySpotify, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, Deezer, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, and more, or directly on my website at www.teriwellbrock.com/podcasts/. You can also catch soundbites of our insightful interview on YouTube.

Bio:

“Glenn Head was born in 1958 in Morristown, New Jersey, and began drawing comics when he was fourteen. In the early 1990s Head co-created (with cartoonist Kaz) and edited Snake Eyes, the Harvey-Award nominated cutting edge comix anthology series and he was a frequent contributor to the Fantagraphics’ comix anthology quarterly Zero Zero. From 2005 to 2010 Glenn edited and contributed to the Harvey and Eisner-nominated anthology HOTWIRE Comics and recently created his graphic epic, Chicago (2015).  He lives in New York City.”

** Visit Glenn’s website: http://glennohead.com/

Teri

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Amy Erickson – Documentary: Visceral – Transforming Trauma Though Theatre



Happy to have experienced another soul sister connection with Amy Erickson, director, film maker, trauma-survivor, social impact artist and communicator. Please join us as we discuss:

  • Amy’s insights on transforming trauma through theatre
  • her philosophies on recovery, healing modalities, and attachment injuries
  • her personal journey through trauma
  • her film including her recently released Visceral: Transforming Trauma Through Theatre
  • and so much more!

Welcome to The Healing Place Podcast! I am your host, Teri Wellbrock. You can listen in on Pandora, iTunesBlubrrySpotify, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, Deezer, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, and more, or directly on my website at www.teriwellbrock.com/podcasts/. You can also catch soundbites of our insightful interview on YouTube.

Bio:

“Director, Amy Erickson, grew up near Detroit in the 60s in a family of singers. This, along with the music of Motown and Burt Bacharach blaring on her kitchen radio helped her learn to sing by ear. She also loved to dance and stared working at age 13 to take jazz lessons.  These, combined with her introduction to musical theatre as a child, nurtured Amy’s love of the performing arts. But in her 20s, the singing and dancing stopped due to the impact of early-childhood trauma. The physical and emotional pain kept her shut down. Then, in her 40s, she found the courage to perform in a musical theatre production and rediscovered the vitality she felt in her youth. This proved to be the first step of healing from PTS. Amy was inspired to create Visceral after working with the Community Resilience Initiative in Walla Walla in 2010. She also is trained as a traumatic-stress responder by First Aid Arts, Seattle, WA.

In 2017, Amy received a WA state Artist Trust Grant for Artists’ Projects for Visceral, and an Artist Residency at the Jack Straw Cultural Center, Seattle. 

And yes, she still sings and dances! Since 2010 she’s performed in six musical productions, continues to sing with a community choir, and takes musical theatre dance classes. For her, movement, voice, and social engagement through the performing arts continue to be life-giving forces.”

** Visit Amy’s website: https://www.capacity4good.com/

Teri

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Debbie Anderson – Vibrational Energy as a Healing Tool – Tap into Higher Frequencies



I love that this conversation started with Debbie Anderson, writer, healer, and medium, pulling a card with a heart on it (many of you know how I find hearts every day without fail) and another one about laughter . . . and that we did! I even had to edit out part of it because, Sammie, my labradoodle, was having some “gas” issues. Haha! Please join us as we discuss:

  • Debbie’s insights on vibrational energy
  • her philosophies on collective and individual enlightenment
  • her role as a clairvoyant medium and energy healer
  • what she means by creating self-harmony
  • and so much more!

Welcome to The Healing Place Podcast! I am your host, Teri Wellbrock. You can listen in on Pandora, iTunesBlubrrySpotify, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, Deezer, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, and more, or directly on my website at www.teriwellbrock.com/podcasts/. You can also catch soundbites of our insightful interview on YouTube.

Bio:

“I SEE DEAD PEOPLE.  Yes, that is how Debbie A. Anderson introduces herself.  From a young age she had the ability to connect & see spirit.  For over 35 years she has united people with loved ones who have crossed over to say “Hi”, get closure or maybe find that missing will.  She raises the vibration & shares the positive using the oracle & affirmation decks she has published, teaching others how to shift their energy to tap into the “self” in a focused & balanced way. Sign up for her newsletter & receive I AM Mantra meditation FREE.”

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** Visit Debbie’s website: www.Vibrational-Energy.com

Teri

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Mary Knight – Healing from Childhood Trauma; & the Journey to Determine if Your Memories Are True



Mary Knight, retired social worker and full-time writer and film-maker, joins me for a powerful conversation on childhood trauma. Please join us as we discuss:

  • Mary’s insights on recovered memories of childhood trauma
  • her philosophies on determining if your memories are true
  • her documentary Am I Crazy? My journey to determine if my memories are true
  • her list of 23 dream strategies
  • and so much more!

Welcome to The Healing Place Podcast! I am your host, Teri Wellbrock. You can listen in on Pandora, iTunesBlubrrySpotify, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, Deezer, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, and more, or directly on my website at www.teriwellbrock.com/podcasts/. You can also catch soundbites of our insightful interview on YouTube.

Child pornography survivor Mary Knight, MSW, tells about the path she took to the great life she now has in her personal documentary “Am I Crazy? My journey to determine if my memories are true.” In addition to the trailer for this film, her website includes an essay about the link between KKK and pedophilia, an amazingly uplifting short film about breaking the cycle of marital domestic violence, and a 23 item “How I Healed” list. www.MaryKnightProductions.com

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Bio:

Mary Knight, MSW

  • Masters Degree in Social Work
  • 23 years social work experience
  • Full time filmmaker since 2010
  • Survivor of child pornography
  • Ritualistic abuse survivor
  • Sex trafficked/pimped by her own parents
  • Lifetime child advocate
  • Keynote speaker
  • ​Received speaker rating of 4.9 (out of 5) at Tri-Cities Council Against Trafficking Conference, Pasco, Washington, June 2019
  • Showed domestic violence film to representatives of 12 Middle Eastern and Northern African nations at Oregon World Affairs Council (May 2014 & March 2017)
  • Conducted full day workshop in Leipzig, Germany (February 2019)
  • Writer/Director of two feature-length films and numerous shorts
  • Documentary, “Mothers & Molestation: A film about child abuse” to be released in 2021
  • Memoir “Becoming Mrs. Brown” to be published in 2021 

** Visit Mary’s website: http://www.maryknightproductions.com/index.html

** If you need financial assistance in viewing the film, reach out to Mary at maryknighthappy@yahoo.com for a promo code

Teri

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Shelley Buck & Kathy Curtis – Love & Loss: Cathartic Writing, Living Your Light, and Talking Through Grief as Healing Tools



A deeply beautiful and insightful conversation on love and loss with mother, storyteller and artist, Shelley Buck, and her lifelong friend, healing artist and writer, Kathy Curtis. Please join us as we discuss:

  • their insights on friendship and the gift of writing a healing book together
  • their philosophies on grief, loss, healing strategies, and “living your light”
  • their book Leave Your Light On: The Musical Mantra Left Behind by an Illuminating Spirit
  • Shelley’s son, Ryder Buck, and his wisdom and light shared through his journal entries and music
  • and so much more!

Welcome to The Healing Place Podcast! I am your host, Teri Wellbrock. You can listen in on Pandora, iTunesBlubrrySpotify, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, Deezer, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, and more, or directly on my website at www.teriwellbrock.com/podcasts/. You can also catch soundbites of our insightful interview on YouTube.

Bio:

Shelley Buck

“Shelley Buck was born into a creative family in the Midwest and moved to California after college to follow her dream of working for Disney. It was there she met and fell in love with her husband, Chris, who worked in animation. After they married and had their first child, Ryder, she stayed home to be a full-time mom to him and the two brothers who followed.

She is a storyteller and artist, which she expresses through her original jewelry at ShelRae Designs. When Ryder was diagnosed with cancer and the
journey went to unimaginable places, she poured her heart into writing their story. Her lessons in parenting through these tribulations, combined with the power of Ryder’s larger-than-life spirit, offer profound messages for living in the light.”

Kathy Curtis

“Kathy Curtis moved into Shelley’s neighborhood when they were both 12 years old and an instant, lifelong friendship took root. She has worked as a healing artist and writer since 1991. Her programs support the transformation of grief, illness, and
emotional barriers through creative expression. She is the author of Invisible Ink, a memoir about her own journey through grief. The unique writing process that brought her so much healing has since become a successful program, online and at various venues in the Midwest.

Kathy’s intimate connection to the Buck family, combined with her writing and healing background, made her the perfect person to partner with Shelley on the creation of this book.”

Ryder Buck

“Ryder Buck lived a short but charmed life on the west coast, where he practiced yoga, fell in and out of love, and formed an indie band, Ryder Buck & the Breakers,
that made waves all across the LA area. After a 9-month battle with cancer, Ryder
emerged disease-free and fearlessly followed his dreams of changing people’s lives
through his music. When tragedy met him on a dark highway, the light he had so
fiercely protected throughout his life became limitless. His words and songs continue to carry that light forward. Ryder received the Flame of Hope Award (posthumously) from a local cancer facility where he and his band played for cancer survivors.”

** Visit the book website: https://www.leaveyourlightonbook.com/

** Download Ryder’s inspirational music: ‎Leave Your Light On by Ryder Buck on Apple Music https://music.apple.com/us/album/leave-your-light-on/1045120973?i=1045120980

Peace,

Teri

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Melanie Gibson – Hiding in Plain Sight with Mental Illness



Join me for an insightful conversation with author and blogger, Melanie Gibson, as we discuss:

  • Melanie’s insights on martial arts as a healing strategy
  • her philosophies on mental health stigmas
  • her book Kicking and Screaming: A Memoir of Madness and Martial Arts
  • her Little Black Belt blog
  • and so much more!

Welcome to The Healing Place Podcast! I am your host, Teri Wellbrock. You can listen in on Pandora, iTunesBlubrrySpotify, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, Deezer, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, and more, or directly on my website at www.teriwellbrock.com/podcasts/. You can also catch soundbites of our insightful interview on YouTube.

Bio:

Melanie Gibson began taekwondo training at age ten. At age twelve she stopped taekwondo to pursue other interests, and resumed training in her early thirties.

Although Melanie had academic and career achievements throughout her life, she struggled with mental illness and low self-esteem. After making some progress through psychiatric treatment and counseling, she knew she needed to do something more substantial to make lasting changes. Returning to taekwondo had always been in the back of her mind, and the timing was right. 

Taekwondo proved to be not only an opportunity to re-learn a beloved skill from her childhood, but also a means to build her self-esteem and confidence, and heal from old wounds. It brought a needed excitement and purpose to her life, which she shares in her blog Little Black Belt (http://littleblackbelt.com). While continuing to work at her full-time job, Melanie dedicated herself to taekwondo training and earned her first degree black belt in 2015. In 2017, she earned her second degree black belt. Although a pandemic and knee injury sidelined her training in 2020, Melanie plans to return to taekwondo and test for her third degree black belt. 

She has a bachelor’s degree in English from Texas Woman’s University, a Master of Library Science from the University of North Texas, and an MBA from the University of Texas at Arlington. Melanie has worked in the healthcare industry since 2004, with roles as a hospital librarian, corporate trainer, and learning designer.

** Visit Melanie’s website: https://littleblackbelt.com/

Peace,

Teri

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