Idea to Reality: The Story Behind Brainspotting Research

“Sweet April showers do spring May flowers,” as Thomas Tusser famously said. I’m excited to share that an amazing “flower” bloomed last week (symbolically speaking)—a published peer-reviewed research paper. The […]

Decisions in the Stream of Life

As I sit down to ponder writing a blog on decision-making, I find myself at a loss. Should I lean on ChatGPT for help? Dive into the pages of a […]

Spreading Love: Healers Heal

Magic happened at Inti Wasi, Costa Rica. We came together knowing very little about one another yet had much in common. We were a group of therapists who wanted to […]

Future Self

Happy New Year! Future Self As we embark on a journey into the possibilities of the coming year, let’s embrace the magic of new beginnings for our body, mind and […]

De-Stressing through the Holidays

The holidays are coming. Despite the songs claiming it’s the most wonderful time of the year, it’s easy to feel the opposite. With excessive activities, financial strain, extended time with […]

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 […]