Monday-Saturday: By Appointment Only

Trauma – Laying the Groundwork

Trauma is the response to a deeply distressing or disturbing event(s) that overwhelms our ability to cope, causes feelings of helplessness, diminishes our sense of self and the ability to feel the full range of emotions and experiences.  A traumatic event can be pronounced – a single event (a car wreck, sexual or physical abuse,…

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Bringing the Calm to the Storm

If anxiety, anger and chaos rule the day where in the world can we turn to find a semblance of calm, an island of safety, instead of being swept out to sea?  Being grounded, calm, present, open and curious in today’s climate feels out of reach, allusive, and at best perhaps wishful thinking.  Our attention…

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Gratitude

Merriam-Webster defines gratitude as “the state of being grateful”.  The Harvard Medical School describes gratitude as “a thankful appreciation for what an individual receives, whether tangible or intangible.  With gratitude, people acknowledge the goodness in their lives…As a result, gratitude also helps people connect to something larger than themselves as individuals – whether to other…

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