Getting Real With Triggers | Susan Campbell, PhD.

Getting Real With Triggers with Susan Campbell PhD

Let’s talk about triggers!! If you are in a relationship with anyone you allow to be close to you then you are going to get triggered. It’s an opportunity to heal wounds and completely normal! Learn more about triggers and how to handle them in this interview with Dr. Susan Campbell.  We discuss the origin of triggers and what happens to the brain and nervous system during triggers. Susan goes through a three step process she teaches her clients to learn how to work through triggers individually and then come back to each other and discuss and repair. We also talk about what "getting real" means and how to interrupt the automated thoughts and defenses we use so we can more fully connect with others.  This was an amazing and informative interview and you are going to love it! Everyone gets triggered in relationships and this information is vital to learning how to work through them to connect as your full authentic self.

Dr. Susan Campbell has authored nine books on relationships and conflict resolution, has delivered hundreds of seminars and workshop internationally, and has counseled thousands of individuals and couples. In demand with the press, radio and TV to help interpret the status of contemporary human work and love relations, she has appeared on CNN’s NewsNight and Good Morning America and Dr. Dean Edell.

Accomplished in the business world, Susan has directed a think tank, run non-profit organizations, consulted to Fortune 500 companies, and guest lectured at the Harvard, Stanford, and UCLA business schools.

An avid adventurer and proponent of "living your life out loud," she has made millions, lost millions, lived in other cultures, and spent two years sailing her 47-foot sailboat halfway around the world.

Some of her more well-known book titles are: The Couples Journey, Beyond the Power Struggle, and Getting Real.

Her most recent research and writing has focused on dating – a scene widely regarded as fraught with tension and lacking in directness—and she proposes an exciting new model for dating and relating in her book, Truth in Dating: Find Love by Getting Real. Susan is gratified by the feedback from her publisher that in bookstores this book is “flying off the shelves…”

To learn more about her work, visit

Jeff Harrison