Today’s Guest: Dr. Jamie Marich began her career as a humanitarian aid worker in Bosnia-Herzegovina from 2000 to 2003, primarily teaching English and music. Jamie now travels internationally teaching on topics related to trauma, EMDR therapy, expressive arts, mindfulness, and yoga, while maintaining a private practice and online education operations in her home base of Akron, OH. She is the founder of the Institute for Creative Mindfulness and the developer of the Dancing Mindfulness approach to expressive arts therapy.
She is also the author of several books, including EMDR Made Simple: 4 Approaches for Using EMDR with Every Client (2011), Creative Mindfulness (2013), Dancing Mindfulness: A Creative Path to Healing and Transformation (2015), and Process Not Perfection: Expressive Arts Solutions for Trauma Recovery (2019). Her latest release, Dissociation Made Simple: A Stigma-Free Guide to Embracing Your Dissociative Mind and Navigating Life, came out in January 2023. She also has three more projects in the works, including her personal memoir about surviving spiritual abuse called You Lied to Me About God, due out in Autumn 2024. She has been featured in several publications, including The New York Times and the Huffington Post, as well as receiving several awards for her advocacy work.
Season 3, Episode 3
Today’s Guest: Rotem Brayer, M.Ed., LPC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor, certified EMDR therapist, EMDR consultant, and an advanced EMDR trainer. He is the author of The Art and Science of EMDR—Helping Clinicians Bridge the Path from Protocol to Practice, and the founder of The EMDR Learning Community, which brings EMDR therapists together and provides education on EMDR therapy and its integration with other treatment approaches. As the co-founder of EMDR Denver, a practice that helps clients heal with an “EMDR first” approach, Rotem spends his time consulting on cases, coaching EMDR therapists, and helping his clients heal from the effects of trauma and attachment wounds.
Season 2, Episode 8
Today’s Guest: Gina Cardillo (she/her) is a licensed professional counselor, board-certified art therapist, and EMDR therapist in private practice in Philadelphia. She brings her training and experience from her first career in the art and design world into her clinical work, and is a practicing artist and musician outside of her role as a counselor. As an art therapist, Gina bases her work on the principle that art is itself a language and that all people are inherently creative. She guides her clients in using imagery and art-making to illuminate their innermost truths. She believes that by nurturing one’s creativity within any given medium, it allows an opportunity to uncover and develop a new side of oneself and to build a sense of mastery and empowerment.
Rachel Moore, LMFT, (she/her) is a singer, musician, writer, and the host of the Beyond Artist's Block podcast. She is also a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist based in San Diego, California. Rachel is certified in EMDR and trained in Brainspotting, and she focuses on working with creative clients, including writers, artists, and musicians.