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Host Gail Ferguson Jones talks with Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Darlene Lancer, author of  "Conquering Shame and Codependency: 8 Steps to Freeing the True You." Lancer is author of seven books on the subject, including "Codependency for Dummies." In this episode, she explains how most people grapple with feelings of shame because of various life experiences, and the importance of admitting shame in order to overcome it. You can learn more about Lancer and her work at her website: https://darlenelancer.com/. And you can find her book at: https://www.amazon.com/Conquering-Shame-Codependency-Steps-Freeing-ebook/dp/B00K4JVSRQ/ref=sr_1_3?crid=3N8EORB4RAFRE&dchild=1&keywords=darlene+lancer&qid=1626922429&s=books&sprefix=Darlene+lancer%2Caps%2C194&sr=1-3 Gail Ferguson Jones is a best-selling author, award-winning journalist and certified peer recovery coach. Her book, "Butterfly Rising. A Journey to Love, Healing and Freedom," is available at Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Butterfly-Rising-Journey-Healing-Codependency-ebook/dp/B099P81KXG/ref=sr_1_1?crid=12JMIT0J3KWKI&dchild=1&keywords=butterfly+rising+gail+jones&qid=1626923834&sprefix=Butterfly+rising+g%2Cstripbooks%2C188&sr=8-1#detailBullets_feature_div Her Buttrfly Effect program offers peer-to-peer coaching for the loved ones of those struggling with addiction. Learn more at her website; http://www.buttrflyeffect.com/, where you can also subscribe to her newletter.  Music for The Buttrfly Effect Podcast, "Inspire Me," is by Mixaund at https://mixaundbandcamp.com.  
Host Gail Ferguson Jones announces the publication of her new book, "Butterfly Rising. A Journey to Love, Healing and Freedom from the Cocoon of Codependency." The ebook edition will be on sale at Amazon for 99 cents on Tuesday, July 20 for one day only. The link to purchase the book at that price will be included in the show notes on that day. Here's what people are saying: "Gail Ferguson Jones knows the toxic reality of generational addiction and codependency all too well. She's also an inspiring example of someone who has broken the cycle and built a life of peace, joy and freedom. This book offers a blueprint for those desperate to reclaim their lives from the dysfunction and pain of co-addiction." Sherry Gaba, former co-star, VH1"s "Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew Pinsky." There will be a link to the book on Amazon in these show notes on July 20. Print edition will be available in a few weeks. Thanks in advance for your support on July 20, which will help me make the bestseller list.  Music for the Buttrfly Effect Podcast, "Inspire Me," by Mixaund at https://mixaundbandcamp.com.  
Host Gail Ferguson Jones marks the one-year anniversary of The Buttrfly Effect Podcast with a compelling conversation with best-selling author Christine Naman, whose new book is "About Natalie. A Daughter's Addiction. A Mother's Love. Finding Their Way Back to Each Other." Christine shares her experience with her daughter's opioid addiction and recovery in her new book, which can be purchased at Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/About-Natalie-Daughters-Addiction-Mothers/dp/0757323855/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1O6DAY12MP50L&dchild=1&keywords=christine+naman&qid=1623950187&s=books&sprefix=christine+naman%2Caps%2C156&sr=1-1 You can find links to her other books on her website at: https://christinenaman.com/ Gail Ferguson Jones is an award-winning journalist, speaker, podcaster and certified peer recovery coach who specializes in recovery from codependency. You can learn more or subscribe to her newsletter at: http://www.buttrflyeffect.com/ or contact her at Info@buttrflyeffect.com to inquire about her coaching program. Music for The Buttrfly Effect Podcast, "Inspire Me," is by Mixaund at https://www.mixaundbandcamp.com.  
Host Gail Ferguson Jones speaks with her friend Nick SantFoster, who found personal recovery through Al-Anon 33 years ago, after recognizing a pattern of dysfunctional relationships in his life. Nick is a retired professional photographer and visual artist who has developed an anthology of affirmations and quotations, titled "Recovering Wisdom." He says the collection of 365 days of wisdom is a tool for recovery. Gail Ferguson Jones is an award-winning journalist, speaker, podcaster and certified peer recovery coach who works with the loved ones of those struggling with alcohol and drug addictions.  To learn more or to subscribe to her newsletter, go to http://www.buttrflyeffect.com/ or contact her at http://www.buttrflyeffect.com/contact/ Music for The Buttrfly Effect Podcast, "Inspire My," is by Mixaund at https://www.mixaundbandcamp.com.            
Host Gail Ferguson Jones and Certified Recovery Coach Deryl Glaze discuss the five most common manipulation tactics used by addicts to pressure their loved ones into enabling them. Glaze is an ordained minister and head recovery coach at Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge. He is a motivational speaker who has worked in the recovery field for nearly 20 years. Through his Motivation Through Recovery program he helps recovering addicts discover their life's purpose beyond sobriety. For more information go to: https://www.derylglaze.com/ Find Deryl Glaze's YouTube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=deryl+glaze Gail Ferguson Jones is an award-winning journalist, speaker, podcaster and certified peer recovery coach who works with the loved ones of those struggling with addictions. You can at learn more about her Buttrfly Effect Program or subscribe to her newsletter at: http://www.buttrflyeffect.com/ You can contact her at: http://www.buttrflyeffect.com/contact/ to schedule a discovery call. Music for The Buttrfly Effect Podcast, "Inspire Me," by Mixaund at: https://www.mixaundbandcamp.com       
Host Gail Ferguson Jones and Coach Barb Nangle discuss the benefits of 12-Step fellowship, especially the 4th step, which calls for taking a personal inventory.  Barb is founder and CEO of Higher Power Coaching and Consulting and host of the podcast, "Fragmented to Whole: Life Lessons from 12-Step Recovery." She helps clients work through issues of codependency, self-sabotaging behavior and difficult relationships as they improve their relationship with themselves. Her latest offering is her "Better Boundaries with Barb" group coaching program. Learn more at: https://higherpowercc.com/ Listen to her podcast at: https://higherpowercc.com/podcast/ Gail Ferguson Jones is an award-winning journalist, speaker, podcaster and peer recovery coach who works with the loved ones of those struggling with addiction through her Buttrfly Effect program. Find out more at: http://www.buttrflyeffect.com/.  Subscribe to Gail's newsletter or contact her for a discovery call at: http://www.buttrflyeffect.com/contact/. Music for the Buttrfly Effect Podcast, "Inspire Me," by Mixaund at: https:www.mixaundbandcamp.com.          
Host Gail Ferguson Jones talks with Mike Wilson, president of Baystate Recovery Center in Beverly, Mass. He is a nationally-recognized certified interventionist, and author of the book, "Loving Lions. A Guide for Families Struggling with Addiction." Mike helps families get their addicted loved ones into treatment and teaches them how to support their recovery. For information on Baystate Recovery Center, go to: https://baystaterecoverycenter.com/. Mike's book is available at: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1723386340?pf_rd_r=69VT1J9NWHFV1HJKC7BD&pf_rd_p=5ae2c7f8-e0c6-4f35-9071-dc3240e894a8&pd_rd_r=994a7c02-5a55-4726-b268-782bb1228941&pd_rd_w=4hMiX&pd_rd_wg=HIHcP&ref_=pd_gw_unk Gail Ferguson Jones is an award-winning journalist, speaker, podcaster and peer recovery coach, offering family services for those struggling with a loved one's addiction through her Buttrfly Effect program: http://www.buttrflyeffect.com/. She can reached for a discovery call at http://www.buttrflyeffect.com/contact/  
Host Gail Ferguson Jones talks with Clinical Psychologist Barry Weinhold, who has coined the phrase "counter-dependence," which he describes as living a false self that keeps one from establishing intimate relationships. Weinhold is the author of more than 75 books, the latest of which is titled "Get Real. The Hazard of Living Out of Your False Self." He and his wife, Janae, are co-directors of the Colorado Institute for Conflict Resolution and Creative Leadership. In this episode, Weinhold discusses how counter-dependence, also described as radical self-reliance, is the inability to establish healthy relationships and, if untreated, leads to addiction, isolation and depression.  To learn more about Barry Weinhold, his work and books, go to: https://weinholds.org/ Gail Ferguson Jones is an award-winning journalist, speaker, podcaster and  recovery coach, who helps families reclaim their peace of mind and freedom from the dysfunction of a loved one's addiction. Her Buttrfly Effect program offers peer-to-peer coaching specializing in recovery from codependency. To learn more or to subscribe to her newsletter, go to http://www.buttrflyeffect.com/ or contact me at http://www.buttrflyeffect.com/contact/ Music for The Buttrfly Effect Podcast, "Inspire Me," by Mixaund at https://www.mixaundbandcamp.com.  
Host Gail Ferguson Jones speaks with Paul Noiles, an addiction recovery coach specializing in substance use, behavioral issues and family dysfunction. He is the author of the upcoming book "Mistaken Identity. The Sacred Journey from Addiction to Awakening." Paul says the key to recovering from addiction begins with recognizing the source of pain in one's life and letting go of their mistaken identity. He said one connects with their true self when they can answer the question, who am I? To learn more about Paul Noiles, his coaching programs and his book, go to: https://www.paulnoiles.com/ Gail Ferguson Jones is an award-winning journalist, speaker, podcaster and peer recovery coach. Her Buttrfly Effect program offers peer-to-peer support for families struggling with the addiction of a loved one. To learn more and to subscribe to her newsletter, go to: http://www.buttrflyeffect.com/ or contact her by email at: info@buttrflyeffect.com. Music for the Buttrfly Effect Podcast, "Inspire Me," by Mixaund at https://www.mixaundbandcamp.com.
Host Gail Ferguson Jones speaks with Jay Rivera, program director for CFC Recovery in New Jersey. He is a certified peer recovery specialist, a drug and alcohol counselor, and an interventionist. Jay explains how the social isolation of the Covic-19 pandemic is affecting the recovery community, and talks about the common challenges the holidays pose for substance users and their families and friends. CFC Recovery provides an array of services, including treatment, sober living homes, long-term aftercare and relapse prevention. To learn more; go to: https://www.healingus.org/about-us Gail Ferguson Jones is an award-winning journalist, podcaster, speaker and recovery coach. She offers family peer-to-peer support, specializing in issues of codependency. For information about the Buttrfly Effect coaching program, go to: http://www.buttrflyeffect.com/ or email: info@buttrflyeffect.com.     
Host Gail Ferguson Jones speaks with Psychotherapist Sherry Gaba, author of the new book, "Love Smacked: How to Stop the Cycle of Relationship Addiction and Codependency to Find Everlasting Love." Some may remember Sherry from her role on VH1's "Celebrity Rehab," with Dr. Drew Pinsky, and the spinoffs, "Sober House" and "Celebrity Rehab's Sex Addiction." Sherry is also a certified recovery coach specializing in love addiction and narcissistic abuse. She is currently offering coaching through her Wake Up Recovery program.  You can learn more at https://wakeuprecovery.com or https://sherrygaba.com.  And you can find her latest book at: https://www.amazon.com/Love-Smacked-Relationship-Codependency-Everlasting/dp/1628657405/ref=sr_1_2?crid=1EX3Q9AAD2K4V&dchild=1&keywords=sherry+gaba&qid=1606332379&s=books&sprefix=sherry+gaba%2Caps%2C167&sr=1-2 Host Gail Ferguson Jones is an award-winning journalist, speaker and recovery coach, offering peer-to-peer support for recovery from codependency.  To learn more or to subscribe to her newsletter, go to www.buttrflyeffect.com or contact me at info@buttrflyeffect.com. Music for the Buttrfly Effect Podcast, "Inspire Me," by Mixaund at https://www.mixaundbandcamp.com.      
Host Gail Ferguson Jones speaks with Sheri Salis, co-host with her husband, Matt, of the Untoxicated Podcast, and co-author of the ebook, "He's Sober. Now What? A Spouse's Guide of Alcoholism Recovery." Sheri shares her experience of healing a marriage damaged by years of her husband's alcohol abuse, the need to overcome resentments, regain trust and rebuild intimacy. In Matt Salis's new book, "soberevolution: Evolve into Sobriety and Recover Your Alcoholic Marriage," he tells of his slide into alcoholism and his eventual commitment to sobriety. In the last episode of The Buttrfly Effect Podcast, he spoke of the challenges and triumphs of recovery as a married couple. The Salises offer support to struggling families through their Echoes of Recovery program. Information about their books, podcast and support programs is available at www.SoberandUnashamed.com. Host Gail Ferguson Jones is an award-winning journalist, speaker and peer-to-peer support coach. Her Buttrfly Effect Program specializes in issues of codependency. To learn more or to subscribe to her newsletter, go the www.buttrflyeffect.com, or contact her at info@buttrflyeffect.com. Music for The Buttrfly Effect Podcast, "Inspire Me," by Mixaund at https://mixaundbandcamp.com.
Host Gail Ferguson Jones talks with Matt Salis, author of "soberevolution: Evolve into Sobriety and Recover Your Alcoholic Marriage." Matt and his wife, Sheri, are host of the Untoxicated Podcast, and offer a community of support through their Echoes of Recovery program. In the first of this two-part episode, Matt describes his descent into alcoholism, his denial of the affects his drinking had on his marriage and children, and his road to sobriety. In the next episode, Matt's wife, Sheri, will share the challenges of healing a marriage damaged by alcohol abuse. You can learn more about the Salises' books, podcast and coaching program on their website, SoberandUnashamed.com. https://soberandunashamed.com/ Host Gail Ferguson Jones is an award-winning journalist, podcaster, speaker and recovery coach. She offers peer-to-peer coaching, specializing in recovery from codependency, through her Buttrfly Effect Program. Learn more and subscribe to her email newsletter at http://www.buttrflyeffect.com/ or via email at info@buttrflyeffect.com. Music for The Buttrfly Effect Podcast, "Inspire Me," by Mixaund at https://www.mixaundbandcamp.com. 
Host Gail Ferguson Jones talks with Donna Gapas, a licensed clinical social worker specializing in individual, couples and family therapy. She takes an interactive therapeutic approach to helping clients address personal life challenges. Gapas has 30 years experience treating trauma, anxiety disorders, depression, addiction and grief. She is a part-time lecturer at Rutgers University's Graduate School of Social Work, and speaks at national conferences on the topics of addiction, crisis intervention and family issues. https://www.donnagapaslcsw.com/ https://www.donnagapaslcsw.com/ContactMe.en.html Host Gail Ferguson Jones is an award-winning journalist, speaker, podcaster, recovering codependent and recovery coach. Her Buttrfly Effect program offers peer-to-peer coaching, specializing in recovery from codependency. To learn more or to subscribe to her newsletter, visit http://www.buttrflyeffect.com/ or contact her at info@buttrflyeffect.com. Music for The Buttrfly Effect Podcast. "Inspire Me," by Mixaund at https://www.mixaundbandcamp.com.  
Episode 7: Gaslighting

Episode 7: Gaslighting

2020-09-1731:32

Host Gail Ferguson Jones discusses the topic of gaslighting with Tami Reseda Atman, host of The Stuck Stops Here Podcast, and author of a book by the same name. Atman, who has done extensive research on the subject, shares her experience with abusive narcissistic family relationships and codependency. She stresses that setting healthy boundaries, accountability and emotional intelligence are at the heart of recovery and healing. Atman also is a lyricist with an album, "Torch Songs for the Healing Journey," available on Spotify and Apple iTunes. Book:  https://www.amazon.com/STUCK-STOPS-HERE-Generational-Dysfunction/dp/1697009204/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=the+stuck+stops+here&qid=1600306500&s=books&sr=1-1 Podcast: https://pod.link/1486099280 Music: https://open.spotify.com/artist/3R2V0q1DwXsCkwjBoYr19Q Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thestuckstopshere/ Gail Ferguson Jones is an award-winning journalist, speaker, podcaster, recovering codependent and peer-to-peer recovery coach. Her Buttrfly Effect program specializes in issues of codependency. To learn more or to subscribe to my newsletter, go to: http://www.buttrflyeffect.com/ or contact me at info@buttrflyeffect.com. Music for the Buttrfly Effect Podcast, "Inspire Me," by Mixaund at https://www.Mixaundbandcamp.com.   
Host Gail Ferguson Jones speaks with Author, Speaker and Consultant Lisa Frederiksen about secondhand drinking, a term she coined to describe the effects of alcohol use on loved ones. Frederiksen has spent 16 years researching substance abuse and mental health disorders. She has written 12 books, including her latest, the 10 Anniversary Edition of "If You Loved Me, You'd Stop! What you really need to know when your loved one drinks too much." https://www.amazon.com/10th-Anniversary-Loved-Youd-Stop-ebook/dp/B087D5ZKJV/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1JALZP9XVJDIZ&dchild=1&keywords=lisa+frederiksen&qid=1599158374&s=books&sprefix=lisa+fred%2Caps%2C150&sr=1-1 Frederiksen can be reached for speaking or consulting at https://BreakingTheCycles.com or by email at lisaf@BreakingTheCycles.com. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) offers information on treatment at https://www.drugabuse.gov/search/principles%20of%20effect%20treatment?sort=_score Gail Ferguson Jones is an award-winning journalist, speaker and certified family recovery coach. Her Buttrfly Effect program offers peer-to-peer coaching specializing in recovery from codependency. To learn more or to subscribe to her newsletter, go to www.buttrflyeffect.com or contact her at info@buttrflyeffect.com. Music for the Buttrfly Effect Podcast, "Inspire Me," by Mixaund at https://www.mixaundbandcamp.com.    
Host Gail Ferguson Jones talks with author and life coach Jeoffrey R. Hutcherson, a teacher and speaker who helps others develop a personal recipe for happiness in every area of their life, no matter how trying the circumstances. In this episode, he shares how he helped a friend find his way back to happiness after being caught in the struggle of his wife's alcoholism. Gail Ferguson Jones, a recovering codependent, is an award-winning journalist, speaker and peer-to-peer recovery coach. Her Buttrfly Effect program serves those struggling with the addiction of a loved one. To learn more or to subscribe to her newsletter, go to www.buttrflyeffect.com or contact her at info@buttrflyeffect.com. Jeoffrey R. Hutcherson is author of "Transformative New Thoughts: Discover TNT for a Delightful Joy-filled Reality," and "Hot Chocolate Happiness: Happy Cuz I Said So." He is also a massage therapist, sound healer, former international radio talk show co-host and voice-over actor. He has developed a program called the "Gathering of Equals Philosophy." To learn more, go to www.jeoffreyhutcherson.com and www.gethappyvoice.com. Music for The Buttrfly Effect Podcast, "Inspire Me," by Mixaund at https://www.mixaundbandcamp.com    
Host Gail Ferguson Jones talks with guest Caledonia Curry, a multi-media and portraiture artist also known as Swoon. She is a philanthropist and founder of the Heliotrope Foundation, which includes on its board such luminaries as Music Producer Swizz Beatz. In this episode, Callie shares her story of growing up in a dysfunctional family plagued by addiction, the trauma she suffered as a result, and her healing through recovery. Callie uses art and storytelling in her work with prison inmates to assist in their healing. And she rallies other artists in her social justice and job-creation projects in Haiti, Louisiana and Pennsylvania. For further information about Swoon and her work, check out the following websites: http://www.heliotropefoundation.org; https://swoonstudio.org; https://www.instagram.com/swoonhq And Caledonia Curry/ Swoon Studio on You Tube. The Million Person Project at www.millionpersonproject.org. Gail Ferguson Jones is an awarding-winning journalist, Podcaster, speaker, recovering codependent and certified recovery coach. Her Buttrfly Effect program offers peer-to-peer coaching, specializing in recovery from codependency. To learn more, subscribe to her newsletter at www.buttrflyeffect.com or contact her at info@buttrflyeffect.com. Books referenced in this episode: "In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts," By Gabor Mate; "The Body Keeps The Score," by Bessel van der Kolk; and "Trauma and Recovery," by Judith Lewis Herman. Music for The Buttrfly Effect Podcast, "Inspire Me," by Mixaund at https://www.mixaundbandcamp.com.     
Host Gail Ferguson Jones speaks with Drug and Alcohol Counselor Paxton Dickerson, a recovering addict, Detox Specialist and Recovery Coach, about how his substance abuse affected his family and his response, while using, to their concerns. He describes the mindset of those caught in the grips of addiction and their manipulative approach to relationships. Dickerson advises loved ones to seek their own recovery to address their codependency. Paxton Dickerson, founder of Mechanics of Recovery, speaks at rehab centers, schools, community groups and businesses. He can be reached at paxdickerson@gmail.com. To learn more about his program, go to: www.mechanicsofrecovery.com. Gail Ferguson Jones is a recovering codependent, award-winning journalist, speaker, podcaster and recovery coach. Her Buttrfly Effect program offers peer-to-peer coaching specializing in recovery from codependency. To learn more or to subscribe to her eletter, go to  www.buttrflyeffect.com, or contact her at info@buttrflyeffect.com. Music for The Buttrfly Effect Podcast, "Inspire Me,'' by Mixaund at https://www.mixaundbandcamp.com  
In this episode, Host Gail Ferguson Jones speaks with Kate Duffy, a Recovery Coach, Interventionist and Founder of Tipping Point Recovery, Inc., and Recovery Conversations (TM). Kate shares her personal experience of overcoming substance abuse, and her work with addicts and their loved ones when they land in the hospital emergency room after overdosing. She is currently offering a new 12-week program for helping addicts and their families through the recovery process. Learn more about Kate Duffy and her work at https://www.tippingpointrecovery.com/ She can be reached at Kate@tippingpointrecovery.com. Gail Ferguson Jones is an Award-Winning Journalist, Podcaster, Motivational Speaker and Recovery Coach, specializing in Codependency. She can be reached to discuss peer-to-peer coaching sessions at info@buttrflyeffect.com. For more information, go to www.buttrflyeffect.com. Music used for the Buttrfly Effect Podcast, "Inspire Me," by Mixaund at https://www.mixaund.bandcamp.com/.    
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