Holding Space

Holding Space

Hosted by: Dr. Cassidy Freitas

Hey parents, tune in as Dr. Cassidy Freitas holds space for conversations with experts from around the world and parents who have been through it. With a background in Marriage and Family Therapy, Dr. Cassidy offers...

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Surviving Sick Season with Dr. Krupa Playforth

The coughing, the sneezing, the snot, the sore throats...this viral season has been A LOT. I invited Dr. Krupa Playforth, board certified pediatrician and mom of 3 back on to the podcast to help us navigate the load...
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105: What is EMDR? with Sarah Rosney, LCSW

Finally, an episode fully dedicated to EMDR! In this episode we're taking you behind closed doors to demystify this powerful and evidence-based approach to processing your trauma and triggers. We walk you through what...
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104: Birth Trauma with Dr. Alexandra Shrake

This episode has been a long time coming. I've shared my birth stories on this podcast before, but I've wanted to do a deeper dive into birth trauma for a long time now. When planning this episode there was no better...
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103: The Default Parent with Libby Ward

You have a million tabs open in your brain, you're the one keeping track of all the family appointments, the school emails, the grocery list, each child's current preferences, and when your kids need something....they...
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102: The Tongue Tie Journey with Brita DeStefano PT, DPT, PCS

Let's talk about tongue ties! In this episode I share my conversation with pediatric physical therapist Brita DeStefano to demystify tongue ties. Brita shares both her personal and professional experience with tongue...
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101: Pregnancy Loss with Kristin Gallant of Big Little Feelings

In this very personal episode, I sit down with Kristin Gallant, co-founder of Big Little Feelings. We are getting real, raw, and vulnerable as we discuss our own pregnancy loss stories. This episode discusses the...
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100: Potty Training with Allison Jandu

Today I am SO excited to be talking all about potty training with Allison Jandu! Personally, I was thrilled to sit down with Allison to ask all of my questions as I enter the potty training stage with my youngest. I...
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99: "Balance" and the Working Parent with Justine Carino

Let's unpack the idea of "balance" for the working parent! In this episode we explore the relationship we have with our work while holding space for our relationships and family life.  I invited New York based...
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98: Surviving Severe PPD with Dr. Jasmine

In this episode I am honored to sit down with Dr. Jasmine to talk about her real-life experience with severe PPD (postpartum depression), which happened to show up for her alongside PPA (otherwise known as postpartum...
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97: “I look fine, but I’m not fine” with Dr. Sahar Martinez

Does the phrase "I look fine, but I'm not fine" sound anything like you? If is does, you're not alone. I invited my friend Dr. Sahar Martinez to talk all about this idea on this week's episode. We're talking all about...
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96: The Mind-Body Connection in Pregnancy & Postpartum with Krystle Howald DPT

When you're going through the challenges of TTC, pregnancy, and postpartum, we often hear about the physical challenges and mental health - but how are those things connected? If you find the challenges of becoming a...
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95: Friendships after Baby with Miriam Kirmayer

Friendship in motherhood and parenthood is life-giving -- but it's also really challenging! Do you find yourself struggling to balance your friendships with your new role as a parent? Or feeling awkward trying to meet...
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