Finding Your Ruby Slippers with Lisa Ferentz

 In Anxiety, Depression, Health, Mental Health, PTSD, Relationships, Women's Health

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Date: February 6, 2017

Episode Description for “Finding Your Ruby Slippers

Lisa Ferentz, author of “Finding Your Ruby Slippers: Transformative Life Lessons From the Therapist’s Couch”, emphasizes that, while most people expend tremendous amounts of energy wondering and worrying about what others think or say about them, the most powerful messages are the ones that come from yourself about yourself. Lisa Ferentz is a clinical social worker and psychotherapist who will share her key prompts for continued growth — whether facing the challenges of an eating disorder, depression or general self-improvement.

 Dr. Risk’s Thoughts

Our world is fraught with anxiety and image issues.  We are overloaded with information, and most of that is doctored and photoshopped.  We all grew up comparing ourselves to others, and feel our own inadequacies.  This was an interesting conversation to have, as it allowed me to realize we all have similar issues and thoughts.  It’s important to learn to recognize our own shortcomings or thoughts so that we can work on them and feel better empowered.

Guest Information

Lisa Ferentz

Lisa Ferentz is a clinical social worker and psychotherapist who has been in private practice for over 30 years. She is the founder of The Ferentz Institute and author of the new book, Finding Your Ruby Slippers: Transformative Life Lessons From the Therapist’s Couch. An internationally known speaker, clinician and consultant, Ferentz participates in documentaries, webinars and podcasts related to trauma, self-care and wellbeing. She is also the author of Treating Self-Destructive Behaviors in Trauma Survivors: A Clinician’s Guide and Letting Go of Self-Destructive Behaviors: A Workbook of Hope and Healing.

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