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Musings – 08.12.21

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) “What we need to learn to do is to look at thought, rather than from thought.” Steven C. Hayes. Clients and other therapists who know me know that I consider myself an “eclectic” therapist, i.e., one who utilizes a variety of therapeutic modalities, rather than just one form of therapy. As […]

Musings – 08.01.21

Mindfulness – and how it applies to mental health “Our life is shaped by our mind, for we become what we think.” Buddha. Many of my clients know that I’ve transitioned from EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) to ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) in treating trauma and associated PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). I’m going […]

Musings – 07.25.21

COVID-19 Redux I’ve watched the US fall into the same “pit” as much of the rest of the world, with the resurgence of COVID-19, some of it in places close to me, i.e., the Mid-West. Missouri, in particular, Springfield, Missouri, is leading the sad, indeed devastating race to the apparent “end” with 41% vaccinated, daily […]

Thoughts – 07.18.21

Life Lessons, Reincarnation and The Masters (part five) “Balance and harmony are neglected today, yet they are the foundations of wisdom.”” Weiss, Brian L., M.D. Many Lives, Many Masters: The True Story of a Prominent Psychiatrist, His Young Patient, and the Past-Life Therapy that Changed Both Their Lives. (p. 209). Touchstone. Kindle Edition. A logical place […]

Thoughts – 07.11.21

Life Lessons, Reincarnation and The Masters (part four) “Everything must be balanced. Nature is balanced…Humans have not learned to do that. They continue to destroy themselves. There is no harmony, no plan to what they do. It’s so different in nature. Nature is balanced. Nature is energy and life … and restoration.” Weiss, Brian L., M.D. […]

Thoughts – 06.20.21 Life Lessons, Reincarnation and The Master (part three)

“…flaws and faults are minor. These are not really so important. Love is.” Weiss, Brian L., M.D. Many Lives, Many Masters: The True Story of a Prominent Psychiatrist, His Young Patient, and the Past-Life Therapy that Changed Both Their Lives. (p. 68-69). Touchstone. Kindle Edition. So I’m back again to exploring the concept of Acceptance. My first, […]