Arnold Etoua: Don’t Run Away From Your Past – Pt 2

Episode 21: Miriam speaks with Arnold Etoua, a Cameroonian/American therapist. This is a fascinating conversation in which Arnold and I discuss the first 19 years of his life spent in Cameroon, a country we are both from. I thank Arnold for his openness and vulnerability in discussing his childhood.

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KEY TAKEAWAYS 

  • Arnold’s education in Cameroon and the US
  • No one believed in Arnold’s future but he had something to prove
  • What led Arnold to Study Psychology
  • Arnold’s work as a therapist
  • The consequences of the trauma Arnold went through and how manages them
  • How the past can show up in parenting
  • Talking about your feelings as an African man, a man does not make you weak
  • The mask of masculinity and its effects on men
  • Arnold’s relationship to his home country
  • And More…

 .Arnold’s email: [email protected]

Linkedin: Arnold Etoua

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