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The Flavors of Happiness: Savoring the Lemon Sorbet

Have you experienced the pleasure of getting so close to your goal that you can almost taste success? Have you tasted the coppery flavor of fear or characterized an unpleasant experience as distasteful? Disappointment can be bitter; revenge can be sweet, and babies’ feet are delicious. Getting something you want at the expense of something [...]

By | 2016-12-02T22:21:54+00:00 July 15th, 2016|Guest Blog|

Wishing Yourself Well: The Power of Embodied Intention

Have you ever wondered what empowers a wish? Might wishing a friend “Good luck” actually help her reach a goal or fulfill a dream? Do perfunctory phrases like, “I wish you well,” or simple statements like “Farewell” contain more than casual courtesy? What if you felt the power of wishing yourself well? The concept’s not [...]

By | 2016-12-02T22:21:54+00:00 June 15th, 2016|Guest Blog|

Imagine a Somatic Solution to the Hazards of Stress

Whether it’s a slow car in the fast lane, a fast truck in the slow lane, the sudden realization that your phone is missing, or worrying about next year’s storm, how quickly and vividly will your mind and body deliver a high velocity jolt of stress? This acute reaction, known as the “fight, flight (or [...]

By | 2016-12-02T22:21:54+00:00 May 23rd, 2016|Guest Blog|

“Lemon Aide” for The Wisdom of Body and Soul

When a client comes in declaring, “I’m stuck!” what comes to your mind, as you begin a diagnostic formulation? Which methodology do you choose to address the issue? As clinicians we are blessed with a plethora of concepts, techniques and strategies from which to choose for offering therapeutic aide. Perhaps you educate your client about [...]

By | 2016-12-02T22:21:54+00:00 March 15th, 2016|Guest Blog|

Your Body Tells the Truth

When the proverbial hits the fan with high velocity stress, where do you turn for wise direction? While processing a problem with your support team is an excellent coping strategy, have you discovered that intelligent guidance is also available from a wise source within? If you have tuned into your body when facing a problem, [...]

By | 2016-12-02T22:21:54+00:00 February 15th, 2016|Guest Blog|

The Intelligent Wisdom of Body/Mind and Soul

How has intelligent wisdom come to you? Do you get “gut feelings” about certain things? Have you felt rightness “in your bones?” Have you experienced senscience, the felt sense of authentic knowing that can clear up confusion? Maybe the intelligence of your intuition has manifested as a physical metaphor like it did for my client [...]

By | 2016-12-02T22:21:57+00:00 January 14th, 2016|Guest Blog, Stress Management|

Soul Wisdom

What does it mean to provide a somatically attuned and integrated style of psychotherapy? How can attunement to the innate organic wisdom of the body help us guide our clients to discover and use the healing resources within? Questions like these often guide the essential aspects of our clinical work. We leave our graduate programs, [...]

By | 2016-12-02T22:21:57+00:00 December 16th, 2015|Guest Blog|