The Power of Non-Verbal Communication

May 23, 2022
Hosted by Arleen Maiorano, LCSW-R, LP

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Episode Description

In this podcast, my guest Jennifer Tantia and I will discuss the power of non-verbal communication between couples, and the ways we can communicate with facial expressions, body gestures, and body posture. We will discuss the importance of bringing awareness to these embodied experiences in the present moment, both for ourselves and for our partners, and also the importance of being aware of our instinctive reactions and checking out our assumptions.

Ask Arlo

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I am a couples therapist and believe deeply in the healing power of relationships. I believe that we repeat our childhood trauma with the person we connect to and love, and that if we learn to manage our reactions differently, we can begin to heal that trauma. To do this, we have to hear our partner's side, instead of instinctively defending ourselves and fighting for our side. Of course, this has to go both ways, and we then heal when we mutually experience the generosity of the other. Ask Arlo releases new episodes every month on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel.

Arleen Maiorano, LCSW-R, LP

Arleen Maiorano, LCSW, LP, DCSW, Columbia University, is certified in Gestalt, EMDR and Imago Relationship Therapy, has trained in Interactive Group Therapy and integrates these modalities into her work with individuals, couples and groups. “My emphasis is on the healing power of relationships, on the belief that when we meet with fullness and openness, with genuine and unreserved acceptance, we create the ground from which all healing takes place.”

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