The Why Behind My Practice:

Frankly, it’s so simple: I know it works, because I have experienced it for myself and then it to be effective with clients. My therapeutic background has been shaped undoubtedly by my own journey to awakening. It was my own… Continue Reading →

IF.. THAN.. THINKING; HAPPINESS IS NOT OUTSIDE OF OURSELVES

It is helpful to understand that if one is not happy with the present circumstances, the chances are that happiness will still be elusive when conditions change to meet one’s current desire. That is, if happiness is elusive now, it… Continue Reading →

CHANGE-MOVING THROUGH THE OVERWHELMING FEELING

This video for me has so many powerful messages. The two I use most often with clients is when your feeling overwhelmed, get out of your head and focus simply on“what is the next right move?” Getting still and centered… Continue Reading →

ADVICE FROM PHYLLIS- FOR ANYONE MOVING THROUGH CHANGE

Below is a copy from a email I received, from a great friend Phyllis. After a moment of making a great change I emailed her, she replied with this. This is a gentle reminder for when we make a decision, fearlessly,… Continue Reading →

LIGHTHOUSES- STANDING IN YOUR TRUTH

“LIGHTHOUSES DON’T GO RUNNING ALL OVER ISLANDS LOOKING FOR BOATS TO SAVE, THEY JUST STAND THERE, SHINNING” – ANNE LAMOTT Above is one of my favorite quotes that a recent victim of violence stated as she chose her new position in… Continue Reading →

THERE IS NOTHING TO HEAL; SOMETHING TO KNOW

I could boil down every single “issue” that clients or friends state they have it comes down to this: a deep sense of unworthiness, feeling we are not enough and a lack of self-love. That may be the collective pain… Continue Reading →

FAITH = KNOWING BEFORE SEEING

This poem really captures faith for me. The author wrote it out of the grief of loosing his first wife. I AM THERE BY JAMES DILLET FREEMAN Do you need Me? I am there. You cannot see Me, yet I… Continue Reading →

BEING IN THE FLOW

Kotler has coined the terming Being in the Flow and how the act of being consciously present in the now can profoundly impact your work productivity and creativity. That is because BEING is everything. Instead of swimming against the current of… Continue Reading →

THE AVOIDANCE OF PAIN- THE TRUE PERPETUATOR OF SUFFERING

We all know, Pain in life is inevitable. It’s the suffering that is optional. Yet why do we continue to suffer. I have come to observe that we as a human species are pain-avoidant creatures which may simply be an… Continue Reading →

HOLDING THE SPACE, IN COUNSELING

e most important aspect I think in counseling, is for a helping professional/therapist  (regardless of title) to hold the space for clients. This sounds easy but requires tremendous work on the counselors part to clear their own mental noise to… Continue Reading →

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