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June 15, 2022

Running For Freedom w/ Vanessa Reiser, LCSW

Running For Freedom w/ Vanessa Reiser, LCSW

Vanessa Reiser is a mother, entrepreneur, and gro…


Vanessa Reiser is a mother, entrepreneur, and groundbreaking psychotherapist specializing in narcissistic abuse using Therapist Self-Disclosure (TSD) Ms. Reiser graduated from the University of Southern California with a focus on Community Organizing, but soon realized that clients responded to her counseling techniques. Vanessa is also a founder of The Rockland County Pride Center and a Board Member for The Center for Safety and Change. She recently ran the entire state of New York in a wedding dress to raise awareness for narcissistic abuse and made international headlines. Vanessa highlights for Rachel the nuances of her work supporting those traumatized by insidious forms of domestic abuse. She explains how her personal experiences have informed the way she treats her clients. Together Rachel and Vanessa discuss the reasons why people end up in unsafe relationships and why they stay. Before You Go: Rachel explains that people with a giving and sacrificial nature often endure relationships with narcissistic personalities and offers advice on how to prevent the loss of self. Find out more about Vanessa's work here: https://tellatherapist.net/ Read about her awareness-raising wedding dress run here: https://people.com/human-interest/woman-running-wedding-dress-raise-awareness-narcissistic-domestic-abuse/?amp=true Thanks to all of our newest Patreon supporters: Ariel Trocino, Ellen Knudson. Elena Lumby, Jonathan Suds, Kaijah Bjorklund, and Ellen Golla To help support the show monthly and get bonus episodes, shirts, and tote bags, please visit: www.patreon.com/indoctrination Prefer to support the IndoctriNation show with a one-time donation? Use this link: www.paypal.me/indoctrination You can help the show for free by leaving a rating on Spotify or Apple/ iTunes. It really helps the visibility of the show!