May 27
  • Written By Ashley Jo Brewer

  • #102 – Ask the Expert – Kristin Casey

    #102 - Ask the Expert - Kristin Casey

    Surrogate Partner & Intimacy Coach Discusses Surrogate Partner Therapy

    Surrogate partner and intimacy coach Kristin Casey joins Ashley Loeb Blassingame for our latest Ask the Expert. Throughout the conversation they discuss Kristin’s life with Joe Walsh, overcoming sexual trauma, surrogate partner therapy, and emotional and sexual intimacy.

    Kristin Casey is a writer and recovered alcoholic and addict. Her memoir Rock Monster, My Life with Joe Walsh documents their tumultuous six-year relationship and drug-fueled, train wreck breakup. She’s survived numerous addictions, clinical depression, a suicide attempt, the panhandle of Texas, and seventeen years of Catholicism.

    Her writing has appeared in The Fix, Please Kill Me, The Foliate Oak Literary Magazine, The Nervous Breakdown, $pread, and elsewhere. She writes about addiction, dependency, sexuality, and relationships. She resides in Austin, Texas, and is a certified sexuality counselor, intimacy coach, and IPSA trained Surrogate Partner.

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    Ashley Jo Brewer

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    Ashley Jo is one of the producers of The Courage to Change: A Recovery Podcast team. With over a decade of experience working with C-level executives and directing corporate training events, she brings extensive production experience to Lionrock. In early 2020, she made a significant career change and stepped into the realm of podcasting.

    Her recovery experience includes substance abuse, codependency, grief and loss, and sexual assault and trauma. Ashley Jo enjoys supporting others in recovery by connecting with people and being a leader. She shared her story in Season 3, Episode 92 of The Courage to Change.