Healing Broken Families is the uplifting sequel to the Broken Families podcast series. In season two the goal is to inspire and provide positive perspective and support for those who are struggling with divorce, parental alienation and high conflict personalities.
Barbara brings her experience as a conflict resolution and trauma specialist to the conversation.
Here, she holds space for those healing from heartache, while providing practical resources and hosting
leading experts to help with the many facets of a broken family.
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SEASON TWO EPISODES
Episode 07 -
Are You Ready to Powerfully Shift from Victim Energy to Empowered Energy?
In this episode, Barbara collaborates with High Performance and Professional Development Coach, Christopher Daniels from the UK about seeking personal self mastery. In this episode you can learn how to leverage the empowering tools of coaching, Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP), and self love to make radical internal shifts towards your true authentic self. We invite you to shift from Victim to being utterly victorious!
Episode 06 - The Do's and Don'ts Before, During and After Divorce
In this episode, Barbara interviews CEO, Stacy Francis about the Financial Do’s and Don’ts before, during and after divorce because sadly, there are financial aspects in divorce that women forget about due to stress.
This powerful episode addresses the questions every woman asks during divorce like, “is selling the marital home and receiving more in my settlement better or should I keep the house?”
Stacy Francis is the President and CEO of Francis Financial: a fee-only, boutique, wealth management and financial planning firm dedicated to improving women’s lives through financial and personal empowerment.
Episode 05 - How The Culture Gets It Wrong With Sex, Love & Relationships
In this episode, Barbara dives deep with Relationship Coach, Andre Paradis to discuss how the culture (and women) sometimes get it wrong with men. It's a deep dive in to dating, sex and relationships that will guide you to learn about the importance of complementary energy dynamics in love relationships.
You can learn more about Andre at www.projectequinox.net
Episode 04 - The Most Turbulent Emotions
In this episode, Barbara has an uplifting conversation with relationship coach & author, Karen McMahon.
Karen is the host of the acclaimed Journey Beyond Divorce Podcast, co-author of ‘Stepping out of Chaos: Turning Pain to Possibility” and co-creator of JBD’s exclusive 12 Step Divorce Recovery Program. Her other accomplishments include work as a NYS Lobbyist, Health Advocate, Community Organizer, and Chairperson of a NYS non-profit organization, Director of Sales and Marketing, and successful small business owner.
For more information, or to work with Karen: www.jbddivorcesupport.com
Episode 03 - Healing Our Sacred Relationship With Money
In this episode, Barbara has an inspiring conversation with financial planner and author, Lisa Elle.
Lisa is a Wealth Strategist, CFP & the Author of Coaching, Creating & Implementing Inclusive Wealth Plans With Women Who Want To Create Financial Clarity and Fund Their Dreams
Lisa's desire is to see women of all ages be able to make financial decisions with confidence and clarity. It is her goal to address the unmet needs of today's women by making finances "a little more fun"!
For more information, or to work with Lisa: https://ellementsgroup.com/
Episode 02 - A Common Sense Approach To Dealing With Family Law
In this episode Barbara speaks with Georgia's favorite family lawyer, Joanna Boyd about co-parenting and what is really in the best interest of the children caught in the middle of divorce. For more information go to https://jgboydlaw.com
Episode 01 - A Supportive Conversation About Domestic Abuse & Coercive Control
In Season Two's premier episode, Barbara talks with family attorney and mediator Cyndy Morin.
Cyndy is an experienced family lawyer, educator, author, mentor, pilot, mediator, arbitrator and founder of Resolve Legal Group.Resolve Legal Group, recognizes that Family Law is never just a legal matter. Our firm is not your typical law firm; we provide legal strategies from a unique holistic, multidisciplinary support approach. In addition to addressing a client’s legal concerns, the firm bridges families with differing community and financial supports, to further assist clients during times of family transition. The firm’s philosophy is, that with the right ancillary supports in place, clients become less stressed and more empowered to make sound and sustainable legal decisions for their family. Resolve Legal Group’s mission is to provide both legal and non-legal supports to help families thrive and stay emotionally and financially healthy as they restructure their family unit from one household into two.
For more information go to resolvelegalgroup.com
SEASON ONE EPISODES
with co-host Andrew Folkler
Episode 30 - Why You Need To Be A Future-Focused Parent ... And How!
In this episode, Barbara and Andrew talk with Future Focused Parenting founders, authors & speakers, Kira & Deana.
Future Focused Parenting is based on a philosophy that starts with transforming the way you think about parenting and then cuts to the chase giving you practical strategies you can actually use.
Future Focused Parenting has three main principles:
• Parent from a strong “why”
• Get clear on your family’s personal set of values
• Take a proactive approach
To learn more be sure to visit their website at: https://futurefocusedparenting.com/
Episode 29 - Busting The Misconceptions In Divorce & Custody
In this episode, Barbara and Andrew talk with attorney Marco Brown.
Mr.Brown has a family law practice in Utah, where they're dedicated to helping remove the fear associated with getting divorced, by protecting your finances and maximizing the time with your kids.
To learn more be sure to visit his website at: https://www.utdivorceattorney.com
Episode 28 - Integrating Awareness Into Our Intimate Relationships
In this episode, Barbara and Andrew talk with Dr.Foojan Zeine, author of Awareness Integration.
Dr.Zeine is an International Speaker, Author, Psychotherapist, and a successful Life and Executive Coach. She has her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. She sees her clients at her office in San Clemente, California and online. Her expertise is in Intimate Relations and Addictive Behaviors. She has extensive experience treating Depression, Anxiety, Traumas, and Domestic Violence.
To learn more be sure to visit her website at: https://www.foojanzeine.com
Episode 27 - Comprehensive Support When You Have A Baby Out Of Wedlock
In this episode, Barbara and Andrew talk with Jessica and Jim Braz on how to navigate through the challenges of having a baby out of wedlock.
Jessica & Jim are authors of "Baby Out Of Wedlock".
To learn more be sure to visit their website at: https://www.babyoutofwedlock.com
Episode 26 - Self-love, Setting Boundaries And Processing Tough Emotions So You Can Become The Nucleus Of Your Own Life
In this episode, Barbara and Andrew talk with Pat Honiotes.
Pat is a no-nonsense coach/mentor who supports leaders to be the “rascals and renegades” they really are. She encourages them to take risks and face their fears… while causing a ruckus and stirring stuff up in the world.
To learn more be sure to visit her website at: https://www.pathoniotes.com
Episode 25 - Lawyer FAQ's: Answering the Most Common Legal Questions
In this episode, Barbara and Andrew talk to attorney Denise Isaacs about the most common legal questions she encounters.
Ms.Isaacs practices law throughout the state of Florida, and provides valuable information to an audience of over 100k on her Tik Tok channel @divorcelawyerdenise
To learn more be sure to visit his website at:
Episode 24 - Uncovering Spiritual Lessons After The Heartache Of Divorce.
In this episode, Barbara and Andrew talk to Aryeh Green, author of My Israel Trail: Finding Peace In The Promised Land.
Mr.Green talks about humility, gratitude, forgiveness and setting healing milestones in this profound episode.
To learn more be sure to visit his website at www.myisrealtrail.com
Episode 23 - Re-examining Parental Alienation
In this episode, Barbara and Andrew talk with Parental Alienation expert Joe Goldberg.
Mr.Goldberg is the Founder and Principal of Goldberg & Associates. His consulting practice is focused on helping to repair parent-child relational problems influenced by conduct that causes estrangement, enmeshment, and parental alienation; many parent-child relational problems also develop because of a hybrid combination of these factors (estrangement, enmeshment and parental alienation).
To learn more be sure to visit his website at www.parentalalienation.ca
Episode 22 - Transformation After Betrayal
In this episode, Barbara and Andrew discuss betrayal and how to transform yourself from powerless to empowered.
Dr. Debi Silber leads this conversation by sharing her 3 groundbreaking discoveries about betrayal and the 5 proven steps to go from betrayal to transformation.
Episode 21 - Bringing Back The Intimacy In A Faded Romance
In this episode, Barbara and Andrew bring on relationship and intimacy expert, Lisa Schwaller.
Lisa specializes in bringing back the love and intimacy in fading romance. She breaks down why curiosity is a powerful feeling in a relationship and tackles issues like how to help our partner if they have underlying trauma.
Episode 20 - Dismantling Family Court Corruption
In this episode, Barbara and Andrew bring on Maryann Petri to discuss her book Dismantling Family Court Corruption: Why Taking the Kids was Not Enough.
Maryann shares her journey through high conflict divorce, family court, parental alienation and even jail time for high child support in arrears. Maryann continues to stand on her truth as an inspiration to others who have also been hurt by family court.
Episode 19 - How a Divorce Coach Can Protect You During a High Conflict Divorce
In this episode, Barbara and Andrew dig into high conflict divorce with fellow divorce coach Trish Guise. Trish dives into how her training in New Ways for Families enables her to help her clients better self regulate so they can save money and energy, even in a high conflict divorce.Bonus Resource PDF
Episode 18 - Interview With Dawn McCarty
In this episode, Barbara and Andrew interview Dawn McCarty, a formerly alienated child who reunited with her father in 2016 after 44 years of being separated. Dawn's journey through her emotions and her trauma highlights how many alienated children have a long healing journey ahead of them. Dawn explains how she learned to let her generational trauma stop with her, so that her children did not have to suffer the same fate she did.Bonus Resource PDF
Episode 17 - Interview With Guide Furlani
In this episode, Barbara and Andrew discuss how Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) can be used to help heal trauma. Who better to help us dive deep into this than Guide Furlani, an organic early family history coach who specializes in NLP. Guide shares that words are meaningless in themselves and that true meaning lies in the speaker. He also encourages listeners to recognize the value in both the baby and the bathwater.
Bonus Resource PDF
Episode 16 - Interview with Dean Tong
In this episode, Barbara and Andrew discuss false allegations in family court, in particular, child abuse allegations. To help them learn more, Dean Tong is brought on board to explain in detail, the danger a false allegation can bring. Dean Tong is an internationally recognized author and expert witness, with a focus on divorce, child custody, parental alienation, child abuse, domestic violence, and sexual allegations in divorce.Bonus Resource PDF
Episode 15 - Interview with Ashish Joshi
In this episode, Ashish Joshi, a practicing lawyer who specializes in parental alienation, discusses in depth how to prove alienation in family court and what to look out for in an alienation case.Bonus Resource PDF
Episode 14 - How A Child's Identity Is Impacted By Alienation
In this episode, Barbara and Andrew address how alienation impacts a child as they grow up. How does this affect their identity? What emotions do they experience? Does the alienated child hate the erased parent?
Bonus Resource PDF
Episode 11 - Erased By a Narcissist
The story of Barbara's journey through a high conflict divorce with a narcissist. Barbara uses her experiences to show how much damage and pain a narcissist will inflict on their ex-partner, even after the divorce is finalised.
Bonus Resource PDF
Episode 10 - Interview with Carrie Gour
Take Back Your Power with PwrSwitch.
PwrSwitch is an android app that can collect and organize your text and email conversations into a pdf. This pdf can be annotated and highlighted so that you can help your lawyer find key elements in your documented conversations.
Episode 7 - Trauma In High Conflict Relationships
In this episode, Andrew and Barbara discuss what trauma is and how it affects us. They then show some meditation techniques to help deal with trauma.
Bonus Resource PDF
Episode 5 - Interview Ginger Gentile
The title of this interview is "How To Bridge The Gap Between You And Your Alienated Child". When your child is alienated, he/she may intentionally be hurtful and distant.
Bonus Resource PDF
Episode 3 - High Conflict Personalities
A High Conflict Person is a person who engages in aggressive behavior with the intent on controlling another person regardless of their personal well-being. HCP’s often are looking to engage in conflict so they can throw the other person off balance.
Bonus Resource PDF