What Happens When We Attempt to Medicate Our Pain Away

Evan had been going through an extraordinarily difficult time with Layla. He wanted so much to be in a committed relationship and was pouring his heart and soul out to her. They would get together at times, but Layla was not willing to see Evan exclusively. Knowing that she was seeing other men was causing Evan enormous amounts of pain. [...]

By |2023-06-13T15:38:11-04:00April 18, 2018|0 Comments

Choosing the Most Effective Interventions for Healing Sexual Trauma

During the thirty years that I have been in practice, I have observed and worked with thousands of people in group settings and individually addressing a wide range of psychological and physiological issues. Sexual trauma is by far one of the most insidious and devastating forms of traumatic experience. People tell me about the various healing modalities they are making [...]

By |2023-06-13T15:37:24-04:00August 1, 2017|0 Comments

Collective Unconsciousness

Collective conscious or collective conscience is a term introduced by French sociologist Emile Durkheim that refers to the set of shared beliefs, ideas and moral attitudes which operate as a unifying force within society. There are many overlapping fields of collective conscious. Every family has its own collective conscious. So do cities, states and nations, ethnic, cultural, religious and political [...]

By |2016-12-08T17:46:23-05:00September 2, 2015|0 Comments

Why Isn’t the Law of Attraction Working For Me?

The Law of Attraction has gained popularity in recent years and yet it is nothing new. Various Christian and esoteric traditions have been practicing some versions of this philosophy for thousands of years. Simon, the minister at the church I went to as an adolescent was very charismatic. He manifested a large congregation and sanctuary to hold services in along [...]

By |2016-12-08T17:52:02-05:00December 3, 2014|1 Comment

Internal Martial Arts and the Healing of Trauma

Mugging attempts are fairly common in New York City. I was cat sitting for some friends on Avenue A in Manhattan’s East Village in the fall of 2002 when someone attempted to rob me as I was walking along 7th Street. I immediately whipped out pepper spray and chased the attacker down the street. Next thing I knew the police [...]

By |2016-12-08T17:53:20-05:00July 5, 2014|0 Comments
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