The Trauma Episode with Dr. Robert Kachko, ND

In this episode, Michelle sits down with her long-time friend and mentor, Dr. Robert Kachko, a Naturopathic Doctor and trauma-informed practitioner. They dive into what trauma is and how it manifests physically/ mentally in the body (in ways we may not even be aware of!) You’ll learn about reconnecting your mind and body, and how the two may have become dis-connected in the first place. They discuss: What is trauma-informed medicine? The difference between stress, anxiety, and traumaHow trauma can manifest physically (think: IBS, joint pain) The cellular/ biological impact of trauma How to integrate trauma work into talk therapy and other therapeutic modalities Mind-body reintegrationSimple steps to take (today) to increase your body’s resiliency and calm the nervous system through breathing techniques Subscribe to get your weekly dose of NYC-style-sarcasm, nutritional nuance and messages of healing.Links:FREE Guided Hypnotherapy session Get Anxiety Proof (Self-paced, online course to reduce anxiety naturally)Listen to The Anxiety Episode (Episode 2) Dr. Kachko’s resources: NYC Integrative Website Book a Discovery Call with Dr. KachkoWork with Michelle and her free resources: Quiet the DietPodcast PageEpisode Page (with transcript!) Work 1-on-1 with a functional Registered Dietitian at Michelle Shapiro Nutrition LLCLearn more about the practiceFollow the pod on IGFollow Michelle on IGSign up for the NewsletterTimestamps:(2:32) Intro to Dr. Kachko(7:35) How trauma plays a role in both physical and mental symptoms of the body (e.g. IBS, joint pain) (14:43) The biological process of storing trauma as a survival mechanism. (20:20) Integrating talk therapy and modern medicine with trauma/ EMDR work, and the difference between implicit vs. explicit memory(24:03) Mind-body reintegration and the power of listening to your body (28:52) The difference between stress, anxiety, and trauma(34:02) Why we become aware of “smaller” health issues once we starting learning to deal with our trauma (41:08) The cellular impact of trauma(49:31) Simple steps to take (today) to increase your body’s resiliency and calm the nervous system through breathing techniques 

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Welcome to "Quiet the Diet", the podcast, hosted by Michelle Shapiro, Integrative/Functional Registered Dietitian from NYC. Michelle has supported over 1000 clients to reverse anxiety, approach their weight with love, and heal digestive issues. Utilizing humor, nuance, and compassion, Michelle helps clients access their own liberating self-awareness.On the podcast, Michelle shares her own journey of losing weight the wrong way (and what the consequences of that drastic 100 pound weight loss were), and how she learned to prioritize whole-body health as a result (instead of restrictive diets.)The goal of “Quiet the Diet” is to empower listeners to make health decisions autonomously, every single time they eat. The podcast will arm the listener with the education and support needed to make health decisions based on their own terms. The podcast is a guide to mastering one’s health by listening to one’s self. On "Quiet the Diet," Michelle is not afraid to have hard conversations and tackle difficult topics if it means helping her listeners. She will bring on innovative guests from the healthcare space to shed unique light on important topics. From functional nutrition to the latest research in integrative medicine, Michelle covers it all with her signature nuance and compassion.Whether you're looking to improve your health and well-being or just want to learn more about functional medicine and body neutrality, "Quiet the Diet" has something for everyone. Tune in and join Michelle on her journey to help people quiet the noise of fad diets and focus on nourishing their bodies and minds.