ep.06 Family of choice vs. Family of origin

Family of origin are the people who we are born into, or marry into.  While Family of Choice are the people that we choose to have involved in out lives.  These people will become like siblings, uncles, aunts or even surrogate parents for us. In fiction family of choice is often used to help create a family with people that they have more in common with, especially when the main character has developed some type of supernatural powers.  The new family share similar powers or secrets. http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/FamilyOfChoice Please follow and like us:

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2017-06-24

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Trauma Porn & new home tech

Starting off, we are apologizing for Lea & Kat sounding very congested, as tree sex attempts to kill them by hindering their breathing. Kat gets to gush about her new computer and software she is using to record and edit with (thanks Shannon.) Because new tech is always fun to talk about, and gush about, and get and play with. Why are people so fascinated by watching bad things happen?  As a society when there is a car accident we slow down to see what is going on, to see the chaos, the carnage, we pray that the people are […]

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2017-05-07

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Welcome & Viral ep.01

OMG we finally have our first podcast for everyone!  Welcome to GFT! Meet your hosts Kat La Forgia a Masters in Marriage and Family therapy who works in Pennsylvania as a Family Home Based Therapist. Lea who works in foster care and has her Masters in Media Psychology.  This episode we are introducing ourselves and talking about what we will be discussing as we continue in this podcast; as well as Viral Media and why and how it affects families. Contact us on Twitter @KatMFT @LFBeee Please follow and like us:

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2017-04-10

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Welcome to Geeks & Family Therapy!

So my first post regarding a podcast which will go live later this week.  My name is Kat, I will be co-hosting a podcast with my friend Leanika, called Geeks and Family Therapy.  I am a family therapist in Pennsylvania, working towards licensure, as well as becoming a certified Ecosystemic Family Therapist. What is Eco Systemic Family Therapy?  ESFT is a treatment for children and families experiencing behavioral or relational challenges and is based on the theory that change in family structure contributes to change in the behavior of individual members. ESFT begins with the fundamental assumption that both the […]

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2017-04-01

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