Family Origin Issues, Trauma, Grief & Codependency

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Posted: June 29, 2020

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Family of Origin Issues, Trauma, Grief & Codependency by Josh Spurlock

Welcome to another live and thought-provoking episode of #MyCounselorLIVE “Family Origin Issues, Trauma, Grief & Codependency”, where we gather to explore a tapestry of questions and concerns, guided by the expertise of Licensed Therapist and Certified Sex Therapist, Josh Spurlock. In this unique format, your questions set the stage for conversations that dive deep into the intricacies of mental health, relationships, personal growth, and the human experience.

Our episode begins with a pivotal discussion on family of origin and breaking generational patterns of dysfunction. Josh offers invaluable insights on recognizing the patterns that may have been ingrained in our families and provides strategies for breaking free from them to lead healthier, more fulfilling lives.

Trauma is another weighty subject that we tackle. Our guest delves into the effects of trauma, offering insights into its profound impact and practical guidance on healing and recovery.

Grief, a universal human experience, is a topic that touches the lives of many. Josh discusses the complexities of grief and provides strategies for navigating this challenging journey with empathy and resilience.

Codependency, a common issue within relationships, is also explored. Josh offers insights on understanding and breaking free from codependent patterns, fostering healthier dynamics in our connections with others.

The episode concludes with a discussion on differing sex drives in marriage, a challenge that many couples face. Josh provides guidance on how to approach this issue with understanding and communication, seeking a balance that works for both partners.

Your questions are the heart of our conversation, and Josh Spurlock is here to provide professional guidance and answers. Whether you’re seeking to break generational patterns, cope with trauma, navigate grief, address codependency, or understand and manage differing sex drives in your marriage, this live Q&A session is a wellspring of knowledge, support, and practical solutions. Stay tuned for an engaging and informative conversation that delves into the multifaceted nature of the human experience.

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This article is based on scientific evidence and clinical experience, written by a licensed professional and fact-checked by experts.

About the Author
Josh Spurlock
Josh Spurlock

Josh Spurlock MA, LPC, CST, has a BA in Biblical Languages and a Masters in Counseling. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), holding licenses in MissouriColorado, and Florida. He is also a Certified Sex Therapist (CST), Level 2 AEDP Therapist, and an Ordained Minister. He is an Advanced Practice Clinician, with over 10,000 hours of clinical experience. He specializes in Marriage Counseling, Sex Therapy, Family Counseling, and works with Executives, Pastors, Business Owners, and Ministry Leaders. Learn more about Josh Spurlock at

Josh is currently unable to take on any new clients.

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