The Awkward Silence

I see individuals who experience anxiety and disconnection. Many times there are these long awkward silences. I think many clients wonder what that’s about. It’s something that, as therapists, we spend a considerable amount of time practicing being able to do in our training. The novice wants to jump in, fill the space, make things not so awkward. The fact is this is unrealistic in life. We have pauses in our momentum, in relationships, in families, that feel unbearable for one reason or another. And here you come to therapy to understand your family, your relationships, your momentum. But what if all the pause needed was to be tolerated, to have faith that it was not a permanent condition. What if the breath could bring your divine, your truth, your intuition into a more tangible experience?



Play is Art

One of my favorite things in the whole world is to lay in bed in the morning and listen to my children play in their room right after they get up. It is truly magical. They start off slowly, as the morning’s theme forms; then it takes off! “And then, you were a cat and…



Professional Lunch N’ Learn 2013-2014 CEU Series – 2 weeks away!

The Healing Group is excited to announce our third annual 2013-2014 Lunch N’ Learn CEU Series.  Thanks to the feedback from our wonderful clinical community, this year we are offering an extended conference with a focus on women’s mental health.   We have some excellent presentations lined up from both professionals in our community and experts outside our…