Relationships, Health, and the Brain by Dan Siegel

On May 10, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

Relationships, Health, and the Brain by Dan Siegel  

Chasing self-esteem is a losing battle. Develop self-compassion instead.

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Why self-compassion works better than self-esteem.

Are you on the self-improvement treadmill?

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“The mind that’s perennially striving for a better place or condition creates suffering by leaving the present moment, which is the only place we can experience love, peace, or happiness.”

Left brain storytelling and how it helps us make sense of things

On April 27, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

The left brain is the literal, linguistic hemisphere of our brain.  It longs to make sense of the physical sensations and emotions generated in the right hemisphere.  When the left brain is able to do so, we not only get over difficult experience but making meaning out of them.  …

Coping with a sexual assault with the help of EMDR.

On April 25, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

Amanda Dufresne Lee tells her story of being attacked while jogging and being able to reclaim her life.  How I Finally Ran a Half Marathon 10 Years After Being Raped During Training.

Great article on using mindfulness to deal with crisis.

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Link to article.  

Great sleep hygiene handout

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Do you feel better when you have a good night’s sleep? Do you want to have better sleep? Well read this great handout on sleep and get on your way.  

CPT/CBT, The Gold Standard, for PTSD may make things worse

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I am not a fan of prolonged exposure cognitive therapy for post-traumatic stress. I’m a big fan and practitioner of EMDR. If anyone wants to know why, I’d be happy to answer your general questions about trauma/ptsd and EMDR.

EMDR is a great tool for processing trauma. Call me if you have any questions.

On April 19, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

When talk therapy isn’t helping, give EMDR Therapy a try.

Coloring books as a form of mindfulness and stress management

On April 15, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

Coloring for adults is a great alternative for stress management, mental health and mindfulness. Carl Jung used to ask his clients to color in Mandalas. See the attached article and video.