What’s my style of therapy?
I think that in order for therapy to be successful we must acknowledge the power that exists in and out of the therapy room. If we don’t acknowledge the systems that carry power over us – race, heteronormativity, socioeconomics, gender, societal norms – how can we change how we operate within them? I bring an awareness of privilege and power to the room so that we can honestly assess and address it. Read more.
Connection is key. Any trauma is essentially a rupture in attachment. Relationship distress is a tear in attachment. The inability to feel at ease in one’s own skin is an inner attachment disruption. Parenting issues can almost always boil down to attachment. You’re getting the point. Attachment theory tell us that healing can happen if we look at someone’s needs, how they need to be met, and how to advocate to get them met.
Brainspotting is a therapy that focuses on the mid-brain and uses bilateral stimulation to help clients process places where they are stuck. Brainspotting allows the client to move deeper into their processing and flush out emotional blockages. Though this might sound a bit intimidating or odd, it is a very gentle and client-led process. Everyone responds differently to brainspotting so we can talk about readiness and appropriateness together. Read more.
Please check out http://brainspotting.com to learn more.
Human nature is not a machine to be built after a model, and set to do exactly the work prescribed for it, but a tree, which requires to grow and develop itself on all sides, according to the tendency of the inward forces which make it a living thing.
John Stuart Mill
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