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Memory Reconsolidation with Dr. Laura Fortner: Episode 94

Summary

Dr. Laura Fortner, a board-certified OBGYN and medical malpractice coach, joins the podcast to discuss memory reconsolidation. She shares her personal experience of going through a 10-year medical malpractice case and how it led her to explore memory reconsolidation as a healing technique. Memory reconsolidation is a process that can change the psychological and emotional response to traumatic events. Dr. Fortner explains the different techniques used in memory reconsolidation and emphasizes the importance of seeking help for trauma-related experiences. She also discusses the need for reform in the medical malpractice system and offers resources for those interested in trying memory consolidation.

Takeaways

Memory reconsolidation is a process that can change the psychological and emotional response to traumatic events.
Memory reconsolidation can be helpful in situations such as medical malpractice cases, bad outcomes, and peer review processes.
There are different techniques for memory reconsolidation, including EMDR and working on changing the emotion associated with the memory.
It is important to seek help from a trained professional who is knowledgeable about memory reconsolidation.
Memory reconsolidation can provide healing and peace for physicians who have experienced trauma.

Chapters

00:00 Introduction and Guest Introduction
01:17 Background and Motivation for Memory Reconsolidation
03:19 Discussion on the Duration of Medical Malpractice Cases
04:35 Introduction to Med Mal Coaching and Memory Reconsolidation
07:31 Explanation of Memory Reconsolidation
10:54 Examples of Situations Where Memory Consolidation is Helpful
16:00 Different Techniques for Memory Reconsolidation
20:45 Process of Memory Reconsolidation Session
25:53 Contraindications and Precautions for Memory Reconsolidation
31:22 Next Steps for Trying Memory Consolidation
35:53 Closing Thoughts and Call to Action