In this episode, I unpack codependence, developmental trauma and love addiction with Jodi White, a psychotherapist, sober recovering love addict and host of “Journals of a Love Addict.”
Jodi and talk about:
The 5 core symptoms of codependence
How dysfunctional families set the stage for being over or anti-dependent
What love addiction is and how it’s different from codependency
Developing a Functional Adult Self to care for our “inner woundeds”
How experiential learning bypasses the ‘thinking brain’ to heal trauma
Jodi White, LPC
Learn how you can work with Jodi White, LPC at www.jodiwhitelpc.com
Subscribe to Jodi’s podcast Journals of a Love Addict.
Follow Jodi on Instagram.
Read Pia Mellody’s books on Codependency, Love Addiction and Intimacy.
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