Michelle Washburn-Busk and Jimmy Bridges join Natasha on this episode of Mormon Mental Health. They are both current PhD candidate students at Kansas State, working towards the Marriage and Family Therapy program.
The episode starts with Natasha sharing her background with differentiation, her education on it and how her view of it has evolved. Michelle and Jimmy talk about building off of Ryan and Deci’s “Self-Determination Theory”. They also discuss differentiation in sexuality among other things.
Michelle can be reached at: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Or at Andrews Associates in Manhattan, KS
Jimmy can be reached at email@example.com. He is also a provider at Symmetry Solutions. You can find out more about him here: https://www.symmetrysols.com/jimmybridges
Some references from the episode:
“Self-Determination Theory: Basic Psychological Needs in Motivation, Development, and Wellness” by Richard Ryan and Edward Deci
The Olson Circumplex Model
“Differentiation of Self: Bowen Family Systems Theory Perspectives” by Peter Titelman
“Passionate Marriage” by David Schnarch
And, Michelle’s Spirit Animals:
Brené Brown: https://brenebrown.com
Sue Monk Kidd: https://suemonkkidd.com
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Mary Stanley joins Natasha on this episode of Mormon Mental Health. Mary is an Art Therapist. She discusses her background and looks at how art can be applied to different treatment issues.
Mary has a BFA in Fine Arts & Psychology from Albion College and a Masters of Professional Studies in Art Therapy & Creativity development from the Pratt Institute. She is a Board Certified Art Therapist among other things.
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