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December 7, 2022

Female Hormones and Feminine Psychology

with podcast guest

Mari Dickerson

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Mari Dickerson is an integrative coach and psychotherapist specializing in women’s health, trauma, and spirituality. She holds a master’s degree in clinical social work from NYU and has worked in the mental health and healing field for over ten years. As a multi-passionate healer, Mari has training in yoga, meditation, reiki, psychoanalysis, addiction treatment, EMDR and women’s health and hormones. In her work with women, Mari integrates the basics of menstrual health and body literacy with trauma work and supportive coaching to help female clients reduce symptoms, get in touch with their intuition, and find their feminine power.

In this episode, we talk about how Mari first made the connection between hormones and psychology, why she takes a very different approach from traditional mental health therapy, the history of hysteria and its connection to patriarchal oppression, bridging the gap between the mental health and health coaching fields, and so much more!

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Highlights

  • Mari’s struggle with menstrual and hormonal issues
  • When Mari first made the connection between hormones and psychology
  • The evolution toward a more holistic approach to psychotherapy
  • How Mari’s approach differs from traditional mental health therapy
  • The problem with getting attached to a diagnosis
  • The history of hysteria and its connection to patriarchal oppression
  • Getting to the root cause of symptoms before jumping to medicating
  • Bridging the gap between the mental health and health coaching fields
  • Supporting women with extreme PMS or PMDD
  • How hormonal birth control can impact our mental health
  • What research shows about the link between the pill and depression
  • Why an individualized approach is essential
  • How it affects our psychology to live in a world that wasn’t built for our cyclical nature
  • The shift in your psychology and physiology once you enter perimenopause

Resources

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