After a life of living with shame I know it’s possible to heal. For fun, I created a “calling card” with my current status! Find out more at the Brattleboro Retreat Workshop, September 23, 2016 Recently we had some beloved family over who have a 15 year old son. It was wonderful to see them. […]
This is a workshop for people who want to explore how yoga can help you integrate, heal and increase your capacity for a full-hearted way of being, despite any – and all – complications life hurtles at you. In this workshop you’ll get a taste of how the psychology of Yoga can make a difference in your every […]
I’ll be doing a podcast with Kimberly Schneider who is someone through which wisdom and kindness flow naturally. It’s always a pleasure to be in her presence and I’m thrilled to share her with you. Here’s a bit of her poetry and a video she put together on the trips she leads to Ireland. Crawl […]
Amy Weintraub is a long time friend who is also one of the most accomplished yoga teachers around. She recently wrote a new book, Yoga Skills for Therapists: Effective Practices for Mood Management. I couldn’t put it down. It was chock full of practice ways of using yoga that I was easily able […]
In September, 2012 I’m off to lead a workshop with therapists in Scotland. Preparing for that visit I asked the publisher to send me manuals. They ordered me a substantial price reduction if I ordered more — so I did! Since I won’t need the whole amount for Scotland I wanted to pass the […]
I want to introduce you to a friend of mine, Karen Schachter (that’s her in the picture with her daughter, Hannah.) As a psychotherapist for 15 years, a health counselor for 6, and a mom for 11 years, Karen Schachter has heard it all when it comes to food, eating and body image struggles. She’s […]
One of the organizations I’m involved in has teamed up with the makers of BULLY, a brand-new documentary from director Lee Hirsch, to help students tackle bullying at its root.
The Becoming Safely Embodied Skills Course has step by step tools to untangle the distress of life to begin freeing up the distortions and turmoil that are the result of a complicated life history. These skills have been honed over many years and are now used by people throughout the world.
“Deirdre, this note is long overdue… Every month I wait for your email feeling reassured by your words and supported by the practices you provide. I learn and practice something every month that makes a difference as I live each and every day. It’s an incredible guide.” ~ K.( Australia) It’s those kinds of […]
Coming in Massachusetts March 29-30, 2012 I’ll be presenting a workshop on “Loving Our Broken Hearts.” For more information see the NASW website. Robert Karen wrote that attachment is “a theory of love and love’s central place in human life.” Using the current information on attachment and shame, this workshop will explore the newest generation […]