A Post Partum Susto & My Marianismo


Solo Episode: Cynthia Perez

This is a vulnerable solo episode with Cynthia, who while working as a medical social worker by day, and experiencing fertility issues, miscarriages with shame, and a post partum journey through her depression, anxiety and the rituals she did to move into her joy and ancestral wisdom. After the dark season Cynthia found books like “The Pain We Carry” by Natalie Gutierrez, LMFT and could start to make words for the shame she still feels in her body for the numbness and fear she came into motherhood with.Cynthia talks about Marianismo and how her Epigenetics of abandonment has been a lighthouse sign for her intergenerational healing from her abuelas to her babies. This is a very intimate episode from the narrative of a 1st generation Chicana and daughter of immigrants. It was through this understanding of her own postpartum connection to Marianismo is what motivated her to create mental health trainings to better understand Latina mothers and their postpartum experience or motherhood expectations due to Marianismo.

Find more of Cynthia’s trainings and speaking engagements at rootedinreflection.org

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Cynthia Alonzo Perez

Hi, I'm Cynthia Perez, your official Inner Child Hype Woman the founder of Rooted in Reflection. With over 15 years in social work, I’ve dedicated my career to helping people heal from intergenerational trauma and find joy through culturally sensitive healing spaces. I'm passionate about empowering the Latinx community and fostering creative healing for those often overlooked in traditional wellness programs. Whether you're joining a workshop, a wellness talk, or a retreat, my goal is to create a community-centered space where you can feel seen, heard, and healed.
Cynthia Alonzo Perez

Inner Child Hype Woman

Cynthia Perez, MSW, LCSW, is the founder of Rooted in Reflection. She’s an expert in intergenerational trauma and bilingual, culturally sensitive therapy, offering transformative workshops and retreats.

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