Developing and Practicing Self-Regulation

Self-regulation is different than self-control.  Self-regulation is a holistic approach to experiencing our emotions and behaviors when faced with adversity, painful situations or being triggered by something someone says or […]

Brainspotting and Grounding

  I began working in the body/mind field close to 40 years ago with little information on Grounding. Today we will unravel some new discoveries and how Brainspotting is a […]

Authenticity in the Session Room

I began giving sessions in college as an undergraduate in a program called P.E.A.C.E. I would walk around helping fellow students adjust to college life, answer questions and listen to […]

The Importance of Saving and Overcoming Shame

It’s no secret that money is essential to your health, well-being and financial future. Simply put, your financial management matters. If you’re like most people, you may struggle with shame […]

Elevate Your Psychotherapy Practice

Have you ever felt stuck on where to go with a client?  Or, how to expand your practice but not want to stop using all the wisdom you have learned […]

National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

July is celebrating a lot of awareness, including the five that often get the most attention, Disability Pride Month, National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, French-American Heritage Month, National Bison […]

Brain Awareness

Fortify yourself with a flock of friends! There is always at least one who will understand, inspire, and give you the lift you may need at the time. George M. […]

Tips for Mental Health

Happy May! This month honors many, including Brain Tumor Awareness Month, Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage and Mental Health Awareness Month.  My father was one of many who suffered […]

Springtime and Mental Health

Springtime is a perfect opportunity to embrace our mental health and well-being and take steps to improve our overall health and happiness. What can get you out to smell the […]


Optimism “Go for the sense of inner joy, of inner peace, of inner vision first and then all the other things from the outside will appear.” Marci Shimoff Welcome! Some […]

Loving Kindness

Loving Kindness Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.  Rumi We hear […]

Alphabet to Authenticity

Welcome and Happy New Year. My gift to you to start the year is a deck of cards based on the alphabet to inspire your authentic self. I have done […]

Dating Money

Dating Money How is your relationship with money these days? Any good dating spots? Have you ever thought about dating money? I am not talking about dating for money. I […]

New Beginnings

New Beginnings “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” —Seneca September is a month of endings and beginnings. The Jewish New Year often falls in September, offering an […]

Let’s Talk About Wellness

I find it fascinating how different months have different themes. This month’s theme is wellness, a subject I’m sure we can all use more information on. I was curious about […]

Learning from the Dolphins: The Curious Voyage

In the 1990s, I was trained in B.R.E.T.H. work (Breathe Releasing Energy for Transformation and Healing as described in The Curious Voyage). My teacher, Kamala Hope Campbell, integrated what she […]

Recharging Your Inner Sunshine

Welcome to the month of May! The birds are singing, the flowers are coming out to play, and the sun is shining longer than before. Spring is in full bloom. […]

Celebrating March

Women’s History Month and Social Work Month are here, along with Spring. Let’s celebrate the women in our lives and the world that have helped make a difference. Some women […]