The Queer Wellness Podcast

ABOUT THIS PODCAST

While mainstream wellness spaces often leave queer and trans people out of the picture, the Queer Wellness Podcast is here talk about mental health, body-positive physical health, sex, relationships, spirituality, identity and more. Hosted by queer holistic wellness practitioner Katya Weiss-Andersson with interviews from LGBTQ guest experts, we offer a multitude of different modalities and practices to support whole-person, whole-community health.

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For the final episode of season one, Queer Wellness discusses trauma. What's the difference between PTSD and just regular old trauma, or the difference between PTSD and C-PTSD? Where can it come from, how can it manifest, how can we…

This episode is about bitchy femmes. Hosted by Katya Weiss-Andersson (@katarinaanya), music by Will Shish, art by Chelsea Amato

This episode centers two listener questions: What should someone do if their partner doesn't feel comfortable letting them see or touch their chest? Is it bottoms, not tops, who secretly have all the power in the sexual dynamic? Plus, an…

Creativity is one of the most potent tools for wellness in this moment in time, but it's easy for creative energy to get blocked up. This episode discusses different strategies and practices for freeing and tapping into your creative flow.…

How do we talk about healthy (or even sacred) femininity, masculinity and androgyny in a way that's queer-inclusive, trans-inclusive and lets the sun shine in on the beautiful plurality of what these energies can look like?  Hosted by Katya Weiss-Andersson…

When parents are toxic or abusive, it becomes necessary for their children to set boundaries around their relationship. Katya discusses 11 therapist-approved steps that helped her navigate this process for herself. Hosted by Katya Weiss-Andersson (@katarinaanya), music by Will Shishmanian,…

Ever heard someone say "Why do we keep talking about queer and trans people, they only make up 1-3% of the population" and wondered how that can possibly be right? Short answer: it isn't. By a long shot. Special guest:…

All levels of sexual energy can be healthy- high or low, consistent, conditional or fluctuating- but for people feeling like they'd like to step more into their mojo, here are six different areas to explore. Hosted by Katya Weiss-Andersson (@katarinaanya),…

Why do some people come out much later than others? What's that like? What's it like to have to come out in multiple increments? Featuring insight from Leslie Roach, Rana Lopez, Lizz Muller and others, we discuss myths, misunderstandings and…

How do you get to know who you are as a sexual being, release shame around that, and develop confidence and embodiment in that part of yourself? What about after experiencing sexual trauma? Katya interviews queer intimacy therapist Dani Leah…

Meal prepping can be fun (yes really), sustainable in the long term, delicious, extremely economical and self-nurturing... or it can be daunting, stressful, restrictive and boring. After being unable to successfully meal prep for years (even as a professional chef),…

Why do queers love astrology so much? What does astrology even have to do with wellness? How does it make sense that I'm the same as everyone born in the same month as me? What if I'm on the cusp?…

Guess what? Menstruation isn't just for straight, feminine cis women. This episode covers: -Pros and cons of different menstrual products -Herbs for supporting different cycle issues -Nutritional support for different cyclical phases -The importance of rest and ritual -Dealing with…

As a much-requested bonus mini-episode, Katya breaks down different labels around sex assigned at birth, gender, gender expression, and sexual orientation, and addresses the question of "why do we even have all these labels anyway?" Hosted by Katya Weiss-Andersson Cover…

Especially for the straight cis folks out there, this episode breaks down the topic of inclusivity. Tackling common sentiments like "why do I have to make the world revolve around queer people?" and "it doesn't make sense to try to…

Katya shares her own story and the steps that helped her build self esteem from ground zero, and shares insight from queer therapists Leslie Roach and Kris Rahbany on their preferred methods of facilitating this work with clients. Hosted by…

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