The Intelligent Wisdom of Soma and Psyche
Welcome to Bette’s guest blog for Somatic Psychotherapy Today. Bette’s posts explore the intelligent wisdom of the body and the soul wisdom of body/mind/spirit unity. Read an introduction to my Somatic Psychology Today posts here.
Can you remember a time when someone said, “Can I tell you a secret?” Were you intrigued? Did you feel a slight stirring inside? What sort of revelation did you prepare yourself to receive? Isn’t [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
What does it mean to you to acquire knowledge? When you want information, where do you go to get it? Like most of us today, I rely on technology for answers, but what my professor [...]
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 [...]