Interlude & Breathing Space

Hi everybody, today as I sit down to write and begin to ponder about continuing my crisis counseling blog series…I can’t. I can’t continue that series until I’ve addressed what has been happening in my world. It feels robotic and un-truthful to do that. I enjoy writing and feeling like this creates a relationship with those that choose to read my stuff.  I invite you to listen to music (if you can read and listen ….read on; illumination awaits….

Core Synchronism and Beyond

Blog #3 in the Therapeutic Development series. This blog will be dedicated to explaining the practice of Core Synchronism. The website for Core Synchronism gives this simple definition, “ Core Synchronism is a system of hand medicine designed to assist nature in establishing harmony with all parts of the organism. It is not pathology specific. It is a mechanical system designed to restore balance, which results in activating an individual’s self-healing ability.” But what does ….read on; illumination awaits….

Change is a Happenin’

Blog #1 in the Therapeutic Development Series. There’s a change happening in my practice. It started when I noticed that I wanted to learn how to therapeutically touch clients. My being started telling me that some people need touch to heal; that some people need talk and touch. At the same time, I was getting body work that catalyzed my ability to heal. It was about 6 months into receiving my first Core Synchronism session ….read on; illumination awaits….

When You Want to Hide Away: Receiving Support During Difficult Times

We all do it; have a hard time sharing with people when we’re truly having a hard time. It seems easier to hide away and lick your wounds in solitude, so no one knows exactly how human we are. I’ve noticed a trend. A lot of my clients will call and cancel or not show up when they are having a hard time. I know, it’s hard to share your pain with someone. It can ….read on; illumination awaits….

Being Big; Shifting from Painful to Powerful: Empowerment Series #3

What do I really mean by being Big? In #1 of this empowerment series I discussed why feeling small is painful. In comparison, expressing yourself fully and authentically feels Big. Actually it’s the full expression of who you are, but after years of holding back and doubting and being small; it feels vulnerable to be Big. Being Big is being able to take stock, in the moment, of emotions, sensations, wants, needs and to express ….read on; illumination awaits….

I’m Wounded, and That’s Okay: Empowerment Series #2

I was hiking today and no one was around. I was noticing my surroundings as I also noticed my thoughts. A thought came up about my attachment style. Recently, as I worked with my therapist, she used the term “ambivalent” attachment. Now, I know what that term means in my mind. I am trained in counseling and psychology. When I studied in school I gave higher or lesser values for the different attachment styles. I’ve ….read on; illumination awaits….