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Episode 55: Healing Trauma through Therapy: Unveiling the Path to Emotional Resilience with Tanya Veluz


Quote: "Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain and not thunder that grows flowers." - Rumi, Sufi mystic 

*Trigger Warning: In this episode, you'll hear some sensitive topics. So if you got little ones around, please grab your headphones now.

Today's interview is my friend, Tanya Veluz, LMFT, who's a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.  Knowing her purpose in life early in her childhood has set Tanya on an inspiring path to help the people she serves heal from trauma.  In today's interview, we dive into:

  1. Tanya's origin story
  2. Soul's path: knowing her purpose in life early in her childhood.
  3. Therapy 101: What is therapy and what it isn't.
  4. Changing tides: what has shifted these past few years with her clients' traumas.
  5. Biggest misconception about therapy that isn't true.
  6. Tools: EMDR and Havening
  7. Advice to our audience on how to calm themselves if they are going through stress or anxiety

 Show Notes

[1:43] - Hi folks, welcome back to episode 55 of the Boom Vision podcast! 

I've known Tanya as a friend for the past 5+ years, and I'm really happy that she gets to share her wisdom and experience with all of us today. 

As a brief background:

Tanya Veluz is a licensed marriage and family therapist practicing in Pasadena CA. She specializes in treatment of parents, couples, and perinatal populations. In this work she has found many people have trauma histories in need of repair to have healthy family lives. Her purpose is to help parents heal their past to be the parents and partners they want to be in their families

[3:26] - Tanya's origin story

[5:33] - Do you feel you have innate knowing of your soul's purpose?

[6:42] - Therapy 101: For my audience that are new to therapy, how do you explain what it is and what it isn't? What type of therapy do you practice?

[8:36] - Tell me more about being a Marriage and Family Therapist

[9:46] - Movement in Trend: Have you seen a trend on what's been on top of mind for your patients, in a general sense?

[12:25] - What's the biggest misconception of Therapy that people often think is true?

[16:24] - EMDR: You shared with me some tools that can be used during your therapy sessions. Can you share with our audience what is EMDR?

[24:04] - Havening: Love to hear more about Havening. Is it science or woo, or in between?

Is there a difference between EFT Tapping and Havening?

[33:30] - Any other techniques that you like to use?

[36:47] - Difference between marriage counselor vs marriage therapist?

[39:26] - Has there been a difference working at Kaiser vs now being in private practice?

[42:56] - Advice: For my listeners that may have experienced trauma, or simply seeking to empower themselves from either stress or trapped emotions, what advice can you share to help them? 

[46:56] - Time Machine: What is one thing you would tell yourself if you had an ability to travel back 10, 15 or 20 years ago and share with your younger self? 

[48:05] - Where to find you: Where can our listeners find you?

[49:33] - Final Thoughts

Quote: "Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain and not thunder that grows flowers." - Rumi

Folks, I hope you allow yourself the space and grace to express with your words on what you are feeling and going through to someone you can trust. Either someone in your inner circle, or perhaps you can find professional help like a therapist that right for you.

I'd love to hear your thoughts! Send me a DM on IG (@benjaminyeh). Hit that subscribe button to this Boom Vision podcast if you want to thrive together. And if you resonate with today's topic, please leave a positive comment and 5 star review on Apple Podcast so that more people benefit in listening to this show.

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