February 10, 2019
Body Image & Archetypes a conversation with Richard Cox & Nicole Schnackenberg
This episode is a conversation about archetype and body image with Nicole Schnackenburg & Richard Cox. We discuss their philosophy and exploration of the underlying meanings beneath body image struggles.
Subjects discussed include: The archetype of the Witch, the fairytale The Snow Queen , super hero films, Star Wars, Game of Thrones and more.
Nicole Schnackenberg is a psychotherapist, a 200-hour yoga teacher, a Director of the Yoga in Healthcare Alliance (YiHA), and a trainee child psychologist at the Tavistock in London. She currently divides her time between her doctoral studies, her position as a trustee of the Body Dysmorphic Disorder Foundation, and her work with YiHA. She has authored a book on body image struggles: False Bodies, True Selves: Moving Beyond Appearance-Focused Identity Struggles and Returning to the True Self and co-edited a book on Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Reflections on Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Stories of Courage, Determination and Hope.
Richard Cox a student on non-dualism and runs groups and one to one sessions exploring consciousness. He hosts a podcast principally looking at the intersection of spirituality and therapy (with occasional digressions). He developed a program called Unbreaking the Mirror to explore a Consciousness based approach to engaging with body image distress.
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