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…
If you will indulge me…Take your right hand and begin massaging your left index finger. Start out gently and slowly use more force so that y
I began meditating fifteen years ago, when I was twenty-one. I can remember my first experiences of breath-centered focus quite clearly.
Mushrooms, ayahuasca, marijuana, ibogaine, san pedro, cacao, and other psychedelics are now gaining enormous popularity all over the world as agents of healing.
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
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
You’re a woman in her early thirties, dressed nicely, and on the bus coming home from work. It’s about 7pm, and dusk is arriving. You take your usual seat on the bus and
When I was born, I was given up for adoption. It would take me nearly thirty years to understand how much this has affected me. Speaking as a fellow
In a recent conversation, my mom asked me why some people become addicted to drugs while others do not. I love when conversations go in a challenging direction.