What is Somatic or Body-Centered Therapy?

Body-centered or Somatic Psychology is a field within psychotherapy.  It’s not just taking a yoga class or walking during your psychotherapy session.  Those activities, sure can be great too.  There’s more to it as it relates to therapy though.  In this video I’ll tell you more about Somatic or Body-centered psychotherapy.  If the roots and …

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You must (Learn some NVC)!

Here’s why you must know your needs, wants and desires.  Don’t worry, there are ways to learn how to do this.  NVC is one of them.  If you do not know your needs, feelings and wants, you are unlikely to talk about them.  If you do not talk about them, they have no chance of …

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Self-acceptance is called for now.

Self-Acceptance Now

Right now, the arrangement of the heavens is in even greater support of self-acceptance.  I am no astrologer, and the info is clear, that we are in a time that will support a deeper knowing of our wellness  If you’ve been putting off working with your internal negativity, don’t wait.  There is extra energetic support …

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Relationships and Co-Dependency

Relationships as Mirrors Commonly, in our thoughtful moments, we are trying to understand our relationships.  In therapeutic work, the aim is to go beyond complaining about how and what your friend or partner does to upset and confuse you.  At some point, the relationship must become a mirror reflecting you to yourself.  Asking, “what is …

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Mentorship for New Therapists, Counselors and Psychotherapists

Beginning to see clients as a new therapist is brimming over with possibilities and real challenges.  Holistic and Buddhist-inspired mentoring supports and encourages you to meet what unfolds as you encounter the  joys and dilemmas of this stage of your development as a counselor, professional and person. Counselor and Adjunct Faculty for Naropa University, Mindfulness-Based …

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Creating change with therapy with Mia Bolte

When Will I See the Change?

To all of you who are eager to see a new side of yourself complete with real change, one that has an easier time, I offer this encouragement: “The beauty of nature insists on taking its time.  Everything is prepared.  Nothing is rushed.  The rhythm of emergence is a gradual slow beat always inching its …

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When You Feel (Emotions), You Heal

Positive Thinking Meets Negative Emotions Unless you’ve been living the life of a hermit, surely, you’ve gotten the memo that thinking positive thoughts and feeling positive emotions is real important. Normal Vincent Peal’s “The Power of Positive Thinking” circa 1952 was a major intro to this idea. Now, more than 70 years later, we have …

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