Successful Therapists

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 [...]

John Chitty & Diane: Creating a Resilient Child From Birth

Topics Include: Babies are Sentient, far more intelligent and impressionable than modern medicine seems to believe The Birth experience is a template for lifelong autonomic nervous system resiliency Baby is a hitchhiker on mom’s autonomic nervous system: tend to moms effectively and babies will respond Use the two-chair method to communicate with Babies Archetypal Yin and Yang [...]

Helping clients cope with a life-changing diagnosis

I’m writing from the airport as I’m waiting to board a plane back to USA, after a full teaching schedule in Italy… and I just cannot miss sharing with you about the weekly date with the Nicabm series, as it approaches an issue that many of my students have often been asking me about. When a [...]

Trauma and Memory, Dr. Peter Levine

reprinted with permission. Memory: Gift and Curse Chapter 1: The Illusion of Memory Memory is the selection of images; some elusive; others printed indelibly on the brain. Each image is like a thread … each thread woven together to make a tapestry of intricate textures. And the tapestry tells a story. And the story is our [...]