Dysfunctional Family Roles ft. Encanto

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By Jennifer Chaiken, LMFT and Emmalee Bierly, LMFT, Jennifer Chaiken, LMFT, and Emmalee Bierly. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

This week's episode combines Emmalee and Jen's love for therapy and the Disney movie, Encanto, by discussing how Encanto so perfectly depicts family systems. Emmalee and Jen tell us about common, family roles we take on like the “caretaker” or the “scapegoat," how these roles can serve us and be reinforced externally, the story your family tells about you vs. what your story actually is, how trauma can inform these family roles, vulnerability, being the helpful one, and of course, Emmalee’s rendition of We Don’t Talk About Bruno. Tune in to gain insight, awareness, and action!

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