Don St. John, PhD, a psychotherapist, has been immersed in the somatic, psychological, relational, and spiritual worlds for more than fifty years.
His latest book is called Healing the Wounds of Childhood and Culture: An Adventure of a Lifetime.
In this episode, Ross and Don discuss:
● Using the word “wounds” instead of “traumas”
● “This book is dedicated to all of you who intuitively know that ‘being normal’ is so far from who you can truly be.”
● Healing from health, relationship, or well-being issues.
● We are the authors of our own lives
● Emotional intimacy and the consequences of living without it
● Somatic vs. Physical
● Other book recommendations:
○ Man’s Search for Meaning by Victor Frankl
○ The Myth of Normal by Gabor Maté and Daniel Maté
Find Healing the Wounds of Childhood and Culture on Don’s website www.pathsofconnection.com
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About today’s guest
Don St. John, PhD, a psychotherapist, has been immersed in the somatic, psychological, relational, and spiritual worlds for more than fifty years. His academic roots are in traditional clinical psychology, but early in his career, he realized from his own experience that one’s body, relational intelligence, and spirituality must be included to achieve a thriving sense of wholeness.
About the host
Ross Romano is a co-founder of the Be Podcast Network and CEO of September Strategies LLC. He is a leadership development and performance coach for professionals in a range of industries and consults with organizations and high-performing leaders in the K-12 education industry to help communicate their vision and make strategic decisions that lead to long-term success. Connect on Twitter @RossBRomano and LinkedIn