Category Archives: PTSD

New Week Intention

I listened to a great interview on the Good Life Project Podcast, hosted by Jonathan Fields. Debbie Millman offered this to the listeners and I’m going to incorporate it into my new week intention. What do you think? Advertisements

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Making Peace with Your Past

How can this truth help you reach the next level, in your practice of self-care?

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Emotional Holidays

A client and I were discussing the various emotional triggers that emerge this time of year. The holidays are loaded with good and painful memories. And what about the manufactured stress people inflict on themselves?  The core of this added … Continue reading

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Coming to your own assistance

I heard a renowned psychotherapist say this in a presentation, once. “I have no doubt you would instantly push a child out of danger, if she were standing in the path of an on-coming school bus, but I am not … Continue reading

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Safe place

For several years, a sweet lady would occasionally walk her two tiny dogs past my office and say hello. “One of these days, I’m going to book an appointment with you!” And one day, she did. That began a journey … Continue reading

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Above water

One of my clients endured the end of a 25-year marriage and career change at the same time. One afternoon, as I was kneeling at the head of the table, gently cupping the back of her head in my hands, … Continue reading

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The Eagle

J.M. was a WW II veteran, my first paying client, and I considered him a surrogate grandfather until the day he died. His wife spoke to me, at the local YMCA, and thought massage would help him deal with physical … Continue reading

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