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Childhood experiences shape beliefs, relationships, and emotional responses into adulthood, impacting behaviors and relationship dynamics. In this episode, Dr. Nicole LePera, a holistic psychologist with an impressive educational background and a strong online presence, is known for her work on the impact of childhood trauma on adult relationships. The discussion highlighted how early experiences shape beliefs, emotional responses, and self-perceptions, influencing behaviors and relationship dynamics in adulthood.


00:03:09 – Relationship Dynamics Shaped by Childhood Experiences

00:05:25 – Early Experiences’ Lasting Neurophysiological Influence

00:08:46 – Empowering Decisions through Present Moment Awareness

00:16:06 – Emotional Regulation Through Childhood Experiences

00:19:10 – Navigating conflicts through emotional expression

00:26:27 – Emotional Attunement for Healthy Parent-Child Relationships

00:33:28 – Fostering Emotional Intimacy in Parenting

00:47:12 – Childhood Influences on Personal Empowerment Journey

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Dr Nicole LePera


Dr. Nicole LePera is a holistic psychologist, trained at Cornell University, The New School for Social Research and The Philadelphia School of Psychoanalysis. She is the founder of the global community healing membership SelfHealers Circle and the author of #1 NY Times Bestseller “How to Do the Work” “How To Meet Your Self” and “How To Be The Love You Seek”.

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