The Power of Self-Validation After Abuse – GUEST: Audrey Hope

When you embrace the power of self-validation after abuse, you will reconnect and rebuild your self esteem and confidence. When you’ve been emotionally abused, you’ll benefit from this road map to find your personal power.


  • Dr. Hope’s take on self-esteem
  • Is self-esteem different from self-love?
  • Where is the root of personal power?
  • How to connect to your Authentic Self
  • Why setting boundaries is important to “becoming sovereign” within yourself
  • What self-validation is
  • How to self-validate
  • Manifesting true love
  • Why it’s important to not settle for crumbs in a relationship, and how to get the full meal deal!

Key to recovery after emotional abuse is learning to care deeply about yourself again.

Whether you call it self-esteem or self-love, it’s essential to self-confidence. In today’s episode, Dr. Audrey Hope and I have an in-depth conversation about finding that self-love to empower yourself to recover after abuse. That is the pathway to the power of self-validation!

Sometimes, hearing the term “self-love” seems like white noise: you just don’t really hear it anymore. You know it’s a good idea but, you gloss over it with your mind. Stop today and rethink that with the ideas we’re discussing.

Ever had the thought that you’re not enough? Maybe there was a person–or persons–in your life who dedicated his or herself to making you feel small, worthless, inadequate, and insufficient.

Now, it’s time to recoverclaim your personal power, and you can. Those nasty #Hijackals–whether your parent or a partner–were wrong. #Hijackals feed from what they strip away from you: self-esteemself-loveself-confidencesense of self, and your sense of value. They were serving their own needs to have power over you. Take it back.

In this episode, you’ll get great insights into just how to reclaim the power of self-validation after abuse!


after abuseAudrey Hope, D.D. is an award-winning certified addiction therapist and holds a Doctor of Divinity degree, who uses her abilities as a clairvoyant psychic medium to heal patients from trauma.

A multi-talented force in the healing arts for over 20 years, Audrey Hope’s gentle-but-firm approach in addiction and relationships gets to the ‘root of the root’ to solve problems through spiritual modalities as she guides patients to freedom using a new frontier of healing to achieve inner peace.

She has her own practice in the heart of Brentwood, CA, is the host of her weekly YouTube advice show “Hope For Relationships,” and is also an addiction therapist at Seasons In Malibu rehab facility.

Throughout two decades in her field, Audrey has worked with an abundance of celebrities, producers, CEOs, doctors, lawyers, authors, athletes, heirs, and more – helping them cope with their relationship and/or addiction problems.

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