EP 177: Grounding, Aligning, and Tending to Your Heart Space with Katie Dove

  In this episode, Kimberly and Katie discuss Katie’s work as a somatic therapist, intuitive guide, and healer. She explains how she came to her craniosacral and healing work as a young child. She discusses chakras as the portals between our nervous systems and our spiritual connection, as well as the importance of grounding, alignment, […]

Best of Sex Birth Trauma Podcast 2022

As 2022 comes to a close, I decided to ask some of the members of my team what their favorite podcasts of the year were. Five years ago, when I started this podcast, I had no producer, no intro or outro, and questionable audio quality. But I knew that if I waited til I had […]

EP 176: “Girls on the Brink” Unpacking Mental Health Issues in Girls with Donna Jackson Nakazawa

In this episode, Kimberly interviews Donna Jackson Nakawaza about her latest book “Girls on the Brink: Helping Our Daughters Thrive in an Era of Increased Anxiety, Depression, and Social Media.” Donna’s book explains recent research behind the increase of significant mental health issues among girls and young women. Whereas neuroscience research only ever examined male […]

EP 175: Astrology, Tech, and Finding our Humanness During these Times with Virginia Rosenberg

EP 175: Astrology, Tech, and Finding our Humanness During these Times with Virginia Rosenberg Released Dec 11, 2022

In this episode, Kimberly and Virginia discuss the astrological significance of this past decade and the decade to come. They discuss how the increase of technology impacts culture, our nervous systems, and the ways in which we understand and interact relationally. They discuss what it’s like to be entrepreneurs who are creating content on social […]

EP 174: Embodied Astrology + Everyday Radiance with Heidi Rose Robbins

Heidi Rose Robbins Kimberly Ann Johnson

  In this episode, Kimberly and Heidi discuss all things astrological. Heidi shares how she came to her work in astrology, how she incorporates astrology into her mothering, and how we can all benefit from understanding our own signs and signs’ energies. They discuss how embodiment connects to astrology, balancing motherhood with work and creative […]

EP 173: Healing Addiction, Spirituality, and Internal Family Systems with Ralph de la Rosa

In this episode, Kimberly and Ralph discuss commonalities between their work regarding somatics, psychotherapy, and spiritual traditions. Ralph describes his journey of seeking from mainstream religion to various spiritual traditions and how his time in rehab propelled his work in psychotherapy, teaching, and writing his books. In addition, he describes his journey regarding gender and […]

EP 172: Wildness, Embodiment, and the Feminine Needed in Our Time, “The Wild and Sacred Feminine Deck”

wild and sacred feminine deck

In this episode, Kimberly talks with Elizabeth Marglin, Niki Dewart, co-authors of “The Wild and Sacred Feminine Deck,” and Jenny  Kostekci-Shaw, artist of the deck. They discuss how the deck came to fruition, its roots and connection to motherhood, and the publishing process of the deck. They also discuss the rich meaning behind wildness, the […]

EP 171: Friendships, Desire, and Healthy Attachments with Deborah Bagg

  In this episode, Kimberly and Deborah discuss friendships, desire, and healthy attachments. Deborah explains her experience with having a large capacity for many friendships and how her clients often discuss issues around finding and keeping lasting friendships. They discuss how our original wounds seek out repair in patterns that often appear in friendships, as […]

EP 170: Cece on Teens Navigating Challenging Times

  In this episode, Kimberly welcomes back her daughter Cece to the podcast. Cece first appeared on the podcast in 2019 when she was in 6th grade. She shares what has changed in her and Kimberly’s lives since then. Together, they discuss Cece’s perspective on issues important to her peers and teenagers in general such […]

EP 169: Food as Healing, Understanding Needs for Safety and Satiation with Ali Shapiro

  In this episode, Kimberly and Ali discuss how food intersects with physiology and psychology. Specifically, they discuss how to identify our physical and emotional needs, how to send safety signals to our bodies, and how to unpack some of the deeper impacts of socialization and culture around eating and body image. Similar to our […]