Please welcome back, Leighanna Nordstrom! Leighanna is a relationship and sex therapist from Northern Colorado. She embodies all things sex positive and loves to break down and restructure problematic patterns instilled in us by our culture. As a therapist, she is passionate about working with the queer community, individuals with sexual trauma, and couples/relationships struggling with sexual dysfunction.
Outside of therapy, Leighanna is a a super nerd who loves fantasy, video games, and board games!
This episode is timely after last weeks conversation with Stephen Bravemanc about men survivors of sexual abuse. Leighanna talks about co-regulation and how to reclaim bodily autonomy.
In this podcast episode:
01:40 - Who is Leighanna Nordstrom?
05:00 - What is bodily autonomy?
08:00 - Co-regulation and survivors of sexual trauma
10:30 - Ways to reclaim your bodily autonomy and sexuality
13:30 - Externalization and internal family systems
18:00 - What triggers live in different senses
21:00 - The 3 minute game
25:00 - How do you reclaim bodily autonomy without a partner?
27:30 - What do you know about your body?
29:30 - Intervention and Trauma Trees
35:00 - Play as a co-regulation technique
38:30 - Comparative suffering
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