Somatic Experiencing

How to Tell the Difference Between Fear and Frustration.

Could Frustration Be The New Fear? Is fear something that you can sit with, and be with, and ponder? Do you say to yourself, "I have so much fear around 'xyz' and I have to figure out how to move forward"? I'd love to suggest that maybe semantics are [...]

By |2020-06-30T12:04:09-07:00February 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|

The environmentalist in me has this to say

I must start with a piece from environmentalist Paul Hawken. He writes in The Ecology of Commerce – A Declaration of Sustainability: “In our pursuit of growth at any cost, we have mimicked an immature ecosystem with unlimited resources. A mature economic system would appreciate an ancient forest [...]

By |2019-12-21T13:32:24-08:00October 6th, 2014|Breakthrough Burnout, Uncategorized|

Grace: A Success Story

Success stories come in many shapes and sizes. I could write an entire book about this specific story, but I’ll start with this... At this time in my career, it was 2008 and I was just beginning to learn Somatic Experiencing, a body-based method of helping resolve traumatic [...]

By |2022-01-01T15:20:17-08:00April 11th, 2014|Uncategorized|

The Stresses and Subtleties of Institutionalized and Industrialized Child Abuse.

  Day after day I'm seeing real life scenarios in my private practice that back-up a study - The ACE Study - that showcases the prevalence of adverse childhood experiences (ACE) and it's role in adult disease and illness. WARNING - For some this might hit close to home. This [...]