The vibrant Internal Family Systems community organized a pre-screening of Pixar’s animated movie Inside Out which was great fun to see with colleagues. Set in the mind of an 11 year old girl Inside Out explores the voices in our heads. It’s based on part on the research of Paul Ekman on emotions. Delightful, touching — […]
A two day workshop on the Becoming Safely Embodied Skills will be held in Portland, Maine, March 1-2, 2013. The BSE mindfulness skill based approach is dedicated to helping clients with a traumatic or disorganized experience of life gain control over their internal world by giving structured practices they can use between therapy sessions.
Over the weekend I was attending a workshop given by Allan Schore in Portland, Maine. Deb Dana was the person who has organized Allan’s workshop and had it in this beautiful location. I loved the bathrooms that had wall-to-wall blackboards, although it was a bit unsettling to find one cabana (aka “stall”) with the […]
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 […]
Mingyur Rinpoche inspires us to become aware of suffering instead of falling into the river of suffering. Internal Family Systems offers a way to do that with our psychological parts. The Becoming Safely Embodied Skills give practical ways to do that.
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.