I find it helpful in moments of feeling my small-ness to touch back on the foundations of the healing arts - the basics. I remember that the true power of therapeutic work comes in the small elements of joining another person in their emotional space. At the core of our practice, we bear witness to the … Continue reading The Incredible Power of Listening
Self-assertiveness is a major theme in my work with clients. I work predominantly with clients with issues with eating, and it is very common for clients with these issues to "restrict" their emotions and thoughts, resulting in unwanted bingeing or purging behaviors. Learning to speak up for oneself is an important part of the healing … Continue reading Speaking up is hard to do: Reasons we struggle to self-assert.