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WHAT THE HECK IS SOMATIC PSYCHOTHERAPY?! It’s just a fancy way of saying that you are going to actively engage your body while doing psychotherapy. So how do you do that?...

What is body-centered psychotherapy, you ask? First off, it's really weird. I'm not going to lie. Instead of sitting there in a therapist's office chit-chatting about changing your thought patterns or understanding the why of your behaviors, you deliberately get out of your comfort zone and make...

When therapy doesn't work, it's because you are talking about your feelings or talking about events that happened in the past, you aren't feeling them.  Talking and insight alone have no magical qualities.  In order to experience a change in the way you feel in...

The reason therapy should involve your body is because you want results.  In order to get results that last, you need to feel.  In order to feel, you have to involve your body. It's not that therapists want you to have “the feels” just for the...

You know at a gut level that therapy is weird, but why?  Below is an example I found from a Google search that sums it up. Do you also feel weird whenever you visit your therapist? I've been seeing her for almost two years. She is great....

I know it sounds kinda weird, body-mind psychotherapy. You are supposed to talk about your feelings in therapy, right? What does that have to do with your body? You sit there, chatting with a therapist while they take notes and give you advice. Nope. You...

Does therapy really work? Of course it does. But, you knew I was going to say that. I'm a therapist, after all. More important is the question, how does therapy really work? The simple answer is that therapy works by changing your brain, literally. (Follow this link to the science,...

Let's face it, the mind is a pretty vague concept. Unlike the kidneys, the liver or the heart, practically no one has the same definition of what the mind is and what it does. The most common definitions describe consciousness/non-consciousness, self awareness and subjective experience,...

Not too long ago, I listened to a segment on National Public Radio about the “explosion” of life coaches that has occurred in the last 10 years. The show explored some of the differences between coaches and therapists, including training, focus and credibility.  In the...

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