Who among us has not experienced closing off and shutting down our loving when something happens that we judge or find hurtful or upsetting.  We withdraw loving somehow thinking that to keep experiencing it would somehow indicate approval for something that we disagree with or see as not caring or even humane.  We also can mistakenly view…

When our body and system feel safe, our consciousness will naturally begin to find its way towards greater coherence. This is because we are naturally inclined towards health, growth, and integration towards greater complexity and coherence. The meeting between therapist and client can initiate a healing process just through the energetic contact that creates safety…

It is interesting how most people have a basic understanding, to say the least, of depression.  Depression has been known as the most common disorder around the globe, so it’s no wonder that a lot of research has been conducted around this topic.  The popular belief is that depression is experiencing low and sad feelings, and…

When I’m particularly overwhelmed or drowning in negative emotions, I close my eyes, take a deep breath and remind myself that life is like an ocean. Like the ocean, life is a vast, mysterious, unpredictable force much bigger than any one person. Sometimes it’s beautiful and freeing and joyous. Other times, it’s terrifying and rough…

The pandemic has reached a frightening point and a point where many teenagers feel the Coronavirus will never end. Over 475,000 Americans have died from the coronavirus and daily there are approximately 3,000 Americans dying from the Coronavirus.  In addition we are discovering new stains of the Coronavirus and we race to get everyone vaccinated. …

February marks a year in quarantine. What initially started as a two-week or one-month shut down slowly crept into all aspects of our lives. The isolation. The household family dynamics. The lack of stimulation. The fear of COVID. The racial tensions. It was a powder keg ready to explode. In other words, a new normal.…

Many teens die from suicide and drug abuse. Since the Pandemic started last year we have seen an increase in the number of teenage suicides and teens dying due to a drug overdose.  In fact, suicide is now the second leading cause of deaths for children 10 to 24 years old (CDC).  One thing that…

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