Attached to the Invisible podcast

Attached to the Invisible

Amy Simmons & Krispin Mayfield

Exploring the intersection of the science of attachment and theology, we’re asking why we feel disconnected from God, and how to cultivate security and safety. We interview therapists, writers, theologians and other voices that are part of this important conversation.

21 Episodes

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    Interview with Becky Castle Miller

    51:05

    This episode, Krispin talks with Becky Castle Miller about evangelical teachings on emotions, how to disciple our emotions - and more. You can follow Becky Castle Miller on twitter, instagram and buy her books here. Here’s Bill Bright’s Four Spiritual Laws that Becky refers to in her interview. Peter Scazzero’s book Emotionally Healthy Spirituality. Krispin is starting a new season at his other podcast, Prophetic Imagination Station, exploring themes of shame and attachment in evangelicalism, through the lens of Christian hardcore music. Check out the first episode here -- which has part of this Becky Castle Miller interview
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    Interview with Sovann Pen

    46:42

    Krispin talks with Sovann Pen, LPC about what attachment-based therapy has to teach the church about safety and growth. Find out more about attachment & faith at krispinmayfield.com
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    Disorganized Attachment Pt 2

    45:07

    Part One of two episodes on Disorganized Attachment. This episode we discuss what disorganized/fearful attachment looks like with God and the church, as well as sexism in the church, and our shared background at the same Bible College (when we didn't know each other).
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    Disorganized Attachment Pt. 1

    24:35

    Part One of two episodes on Disorganized Attachment. This episode we discuss what it looks like in childhood and adulthood. TW: references to sexual abuse and trafficking. Check out Krispin's blog to learn more about attachment styles. Take Diane Poole Heller's attachment quiz to learn more about your own attachment style. Subscribe to The Prophetic Imagination Station podcast to learn more about shame, attachment trauma and faith in our next series, Shamecore Records.
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    Interview with J.S. Park about Anxious Spirituality

    58:22

    J.S. Park is an author and hospital chaplain. He’s written multiple books, most recently, the wonderful book The Voices We Carry, inspired by his own experiences, as well as Internal Family System therapy. Follow him on instagram and you will not be disappointed! You can also check out his website, where he has a prolific blogging history. We talk about anxious spirituality and conditional community, especially our relationship needs, and navigating both inclusiveness and boundaries.
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    Introducing: We Wonder: Advent

    3:39

    Check out another show on the Area Code Network, We Wonder: Advent. The podcast where we wonder together about the story of God. We Wonder is a contemplative devotional for children. Find our more here: wewonderpod.com
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    Worship Music & Attachment

    1:03:20

    Amy and Krispin talk about a few of our favorite and least favorite songs when it comes to spiritual health and attachment.
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    Earned Secure Attachment: Interview with K.J. Ramsey

    45:42

    How do we heal from insecure attachment? It's possible! And when we do, we find ourselves in the category of "earned secure attachment." Her wonderful book This Too Shall Last came out this year. Follow KJ on Instagram and Twitter and sign up for her email newsletter here.
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    Special Episode: Making Room for Emotions, A Poem & A Prayer

    12:35

    In light of election week, Krispin has a brief episode on self-care rather than suppressing emotions, and also a poem and a compline prayer.
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    Attachment & Disney's Frozen

    1:02:14

    We discuss Disney's Frozen movies and the attachment styles of the characters.

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