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Video Blog: About Your Brain

  While you may be excellent at interpreting the goings-on of your clients' brains, how thoroughly do you understand the inner workings of your own brain, especially in session with your clients? In this video, I talk about: What might be making it more difficult for you to stay "in the zone" How evolution affects our [...]

Avoidant: Kind Eyes Exercise

Imagine you are looking out into the world and seeing kind eyes looking back at you. Perhaps you remember a time you showed up unexpected at a friend’s door, and they opened the door truly delighted to see YOU! What happens in and around your eyes, your body, your emotional state? This guy, the Dalai Lama, has been [...]

The Power of including Attachment Theory in your Clinical Work

It was an amazing experience working with our first Attachment Mastery group earlier this year! We had participants from fifteen different countries and it took us all to a much higher level with our clinical work. A few brave participants were able to go beyond the treatment office and successfully implement attachment into their work environment, changing their [...]

Recipes for L.O.V.E.

Every relationship can at times be difficult to navigate, but the one thing that can always be relied upon to build on, restore, nurture your attachment is LOVE. I thought of giving you some essential tips, made easy to remember by using L.O.V.E. as acronym for a few simple and effective implements that can keep your [...]

WIGGLE YOUR TOES & KEEP YOUR SEAT!

My first spiritual teacher, Laurel Keyes, used to say that teaching was like “offering cookies on a plate.” She said you put together the very best ingredients you can find, bake up a batch and offer them generously. Folks could pick out the ones they liked and leave the rest behind. This was not just a [...]

Eye Gaze Exercise

Multitasking might not be not as desirable a skill as we are led to believe. Many people are proud of their ability to multitask, but maybe not such a great thing. It’s bad for the brain and interferes with our ability to truly focus. Research from Stanford University revealed that people who multitask are less efficient [...]

Dan Siegel MD Webinar: The Neurobiology of Mindfulness: How Being Present Can Change the Brain

Mindfulness can often be a catalyst for brain change, but can it even transform DNA? According to Dan Siegel, MD, training the mind to be present can increase the amount of a key enzyme in the body that keeps chromosomes healthy. This is fascinating stuff, and this Wednesday, Dr. Siegel will be joining my friends at [...]