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Therapy Process

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....

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....

Of course it does. But, you knew I was going to say that. I’m a therapist, after all....

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. So, here’s what the mind is from my perspective....

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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