Psychology Responds to Physiology In my last blog post, I spoke about the way we use addiction as a means of dealing with chronic nervous…
The Danger of “Just Letting Go”
In many spiritual communities, there’s an emphasis on letting go: letting go of old patterns that are no longer serving us . . .
Tracking Trauma Through the Seasons
It is easy to feel overloaded with life, like everything is just piling up in a never-ending stream of to-do’s. One of the best tools I have
How Sexual Assault Can Go Unnoticed
Today we are looking at an important topic that has touched many of our lives. Watch the video below with Dara del Rio to learn more on the
Grieving Heals: Meditations on Loss
Grief is taboo in our culture. We have lost touch with communal grieving rituals that create a space for us to wail, lament, and mourn the injustices of our fate
Plant Spirit Allies: Healing Trauma with Coregulation
A luminous being appeared to me, telepathically explained they were the spirit of chuchuwasi, then became so bright and powerful that I woke up with a gasp.
What Is Post-Traumatic Growth?
Have you ever gone through something incredibly difficult, and noticed that, on the other side, you were a different person, stronger in certain ways, more sure of yourself, more
Trauma and the Unlived Life – Grieving What We’ve Lost
My tween years were filled with adventures, made invaluable by my close-knit and friendly circle. I remember spending a whole summer at an outdoor camp near Bull Harbor, a small
The Child within Remembers: An Inner Child Healing Poem
After a recent session focusing on inner child healing, a client of mine wrote this beautiful poem. I received permission from her to share it, because I think it so powerfully captures