Here you can explore Heather's insights into topics of wellness, psychology and relational trauma.  Heather believes that the beginning of healing is rooted in the acknowledgement of what needs to be changed. Each video series focuses on content around our inner workings as human beings in order to raise our awareness about our thoughts, feelings and behaviors.
Monroe Wellness Webinar: How to Heal Attachment Wounds
In this webinar, we will explore the different ways to heal attachment styles within relationships so that we can work toward a secure attachment with ourselves and with our loved ones. We will build upon our past discussions around trauma bonding and attachment wounds, and explore modalities of healing.
Trauma Bonding: The Insecure Relationship Cycle
The anxious and the avoidant attachment styles often find each other and it can lead to some serious dysfunction. The anxiously attached fears abandonment, the avoidantly attached fears intimacy, and when they come together, their attachment wounds are exposed and activated. In this webinar, we will explore both of these attachment styles and the relationship cycle between them.
Relational Trauma: How Your Boundary System Is Affected
The most common form of relational trauma is a consistent disruption in a child’s sense of love and safety in the family system. It is through these disruptions and reinforced through cultural and societal norms, that destructive patterns and self-beliefs are born. When left unattended, these perceptions give way to depression, anxiety, substance abuse, codependency, attachment disorders, self-harm, eating disorders, personality disorders and so many other mental and physical health issues.
Self Esteem Series: Neutral Self Esteem
We've recently discussed quite a bit about self-esteem, but what is neutral self-esteem? This form of self-esteem can foster healthy relationships, and this video explains how.
Self Esteem: Understanding The "Greater Than" Self Esteem
When talking about self-esteem, many people think of low self-esteem, but sometimes we feel greater than.
Self Esteem: Validation for the "Less Than"
If you're struggling with low self-esteem, you may have many feelings of being "less than". Here, we'll discuss why this happens and how to overcome this to build self-esteem.
Self Esteem Series: Dysfunction in the family system
This series will address what happens when there is relational trauma or dysfunction in the family system and how it affects the child’s sense of worth in this world.
Boredom as a Surface Emotion
Before I introduce my next video series, I made a quick video on the concept of boredom as a surface emotion and how we can check in with ourselves to better identify how we're really feeling.
Boundary Series: Coronavirus Tips
This video discusses how our boundaries can be tested in this current atmosphere of coronavirus.
Boundary Series: Intellectual
A boundary system is about protection - how we guard ourselves against others and the outside world as well as containment - how we protect the outside world and others from ourselves so that we don’t offend in how we express our ideas, feelings, and behaviors.
Boundary Series: Emotional
This video talks about emotional boundaries and how we protect ourselves from allowing other people’s emotions to affect our own emotional state.
Boundary Series: Physical
The third video of my series on boundaries explores the significance of physical boundaries and the role they play in the boundary system.
Boundary Series: Spiritual
In this video of the boundaries series, I discuss how important spiritual boundaries are and how they are affected when we experience abuse or trauma.
Boundary Series: Repair
The last video on my boundaries series talks about how we can repair a dysfunctional boundary system.
Evaluating Racial Trauma: Interview with Kaye Henry & Heather Monroe
Kaye Henry is an NYS Licensed Mental Health Clinician. She has been working in the field of mental health for 15 years.