Inherited Family Trauma With Mark Wolynn

Inherited Family Trauma With Mark Wolynn

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Mark Wolynn is a leading expert in the field of inherited family trauma. He is the founder and director of the Family Constellation Institute in San Francisco, and the author of the book It Didn’t Start With You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle. His articles appear in Psychology Today, Mind Body Green, MariaShriver.com, Elephant Journal, and Psych Central, and his poetry has been published in the New Yorker.

Who is this episode for? EVERYONE!

I started reading Mark's book to learn more about trauma in hopes of better serving you. Little did I know that it was also me that needed to hear Mark's wisdom. Regardless of whether you think you struggle with inherited family trauma, I strongly encourage you to not only listen to Episode 16 of The Courageously.u Podcast but also to pick up the book It Didn't Start With You. You'll be surprised at what you learn.

Happy listening!

SOME QUESTIONS ASKED: 

  • Where did you learn to look for inherited family trauma? (4:34)
  • Can you elaborate on how trauma can be passed through three generations? (20:50)
  • What are your thoughts on when someone is sexually abused and then turns around and becomes the abuser? (25:34)
  • Can you tell us more about attachment with mothers and how it can be generational? (38:20)
  • How would you suggest someone heal and break the cycle from inherited family trauma (43:28)
  • What advice would you give someone who doesn't know their family history? (48:35)
  • What role does divorce play in attachment? (50:23)
  • What does courage look like to you? (53:43)

YOU WILL LEARN: 

  • How trauma can be passed on from a parent to a child (10:25)
  • Whether or not phobias can be inherited from our parents (17:21)
  • The science behind inherited family trauma (18:30)
  • Mark's thoughts on inherited family trauma with incarcerated families (22:39)
  • Unconscious loyalty to the suffering of our parents (23:58)
  • How your symptoms of mental illness may not be your symptoms (28:13)
  • What makes trauma repeat (32:15)
  • How we can heal from our parent's hurtfulness (31:41)
  • What happens when we reject a parent (35:17)
  • All about trauma language (40:18)
  • Turning your ghosts into ancestors (50:07)
  • The role dads play in attachment (52:49)

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It Didn't Start With You

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