Working Towards an Integrated, Empowered Self: How EMDR can pair with parts work therapy

When a person has unresolved pain, trauma or loss, they are often left feeling fragmented.  One part of them might long for connection, the other part keeps people at a safe distance and pushes loved ones away.  One part of the person might be very professional and “put together” at work, but then may come … Continue reading Working Towards an Integrated, Empowered Self: How EMDR can pair with parts work therapy

Yoga for Healing Trauma

There are many of us therapist types out there that are also certified yoga instructors.  For me, these roles inform and enhance one another so beautifully.  Because I work with trauma and with the brave and beautiful people who have unresolved wounds from their past, yoga can be such a powerful process for healing. Yoga … Continue reading Yoga for Healing Trauma

10 Sustainable, Life-Changing Intentions for 2018

https://youtu.be/Hnb0ZtftIs4 New Year’s has always been one of my favorite holidays. I love the idea of a fresh start and a reset button. So many of us start the year off with resolutions that inevitably peter out come February.  Sometimes setting simple, one-word intentions can be a more sustainable way to check-in with our selves … Continue reading 10 Sustainable, Life-Changing Intentions for 2018

Beyond a Gratitude Practice: Some paths need more than a positive attitude

Thanksgiving, a time for yoga teachers, therapists and the Oprah’s of the world to do their yearly classes, blogs and specials on the importance of a gratitude practice.  Gratitude is a powerful force in our lives that can help shift our focus away from the negative AND it can be complicated and nuanced, especially if … Continue reading Beyond a Gratitude Practice: Some paths need more than a positive attitude