the crystal pool of gratitude

The Crystal Pool of Gratitude

Comment(s) September 14, 2014

 The Crystal Pool of Gratitude The Crystal Pool of Gratitude I am drenched Covered in chaos Distilling feeling Filtering sensation Deciphering such Impossible meaning Through sweaty pores and metaphorical dreams Unabashedly I scream.   Cannot stop This total organism trembling Skeleton shaking Throat gasping Flooded By my own eyes Unbalanced I must Cease talking and make way for relentless […]Read More

Artful Healing: Understanding Art Therapy and Trauma

Artful Healing: Understanding Art Therapy & Trauma Teleseminar

Comment(s) August 28, 2014

Artful Healing: Understanding Art Therapy & Trauma Teleseminar “Creativity is a core part of the self. Tapping into our creative source can help us make sense of what we may not be able to understand cognitively and communicate what we may not be able to say verbally. The act of creating art can be both […]Read More

the re-wounding of healing

The Re-Wounding of Healing

Comment(s) August 15, 2014

The Re-Wounding of Healing “The wound is the place where the Light enters you.” ~Rumi It is early May and I am sitting with my best friend in an outdoor cafe in Cartagena, Colombia. I’ve dreamt of traveling to this city for years. It is hot and humid and even the 5pm sun can bake the plaza bricks and […]Read More

Somatics, Nature & Empowerment: An Interview with Maira Holzmann

Somatic Healing, Nature and Empowerment: An Interview with Maira Holzmann

Comment(s) August 10, 2014

Somatic Healing, Nature and Empowerment: An Interview with Maira Holzmann “Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.” ~John Muir Introduction by Molly Boeder Harris Have you noticed the ways that trauma shows up in your body – however sharp or […]Read More

After Burn Out - Forging a New Path of Healing

After Burn Out – Forging a New Path of Healing

Comment(s) July 22, 2014

After Burn Out – Forging a New Path of Healing How do you know when you have crossed the delicate line in your professional life in which you need to make a drastic change? What needs to change – the work, the way you do it, the way you are running your life? Despite your passion for […]Read More

Color: An Unexpected Ally in Healing and Support

Color – An Unexpected Ally in Healing & Support Teleseminar

Comment(s) July 12, 2014

Color – An Unexpected Ally in Healing & Support Teleseminar “My vision is to help bring healing to those who seriously seek it, as well as my own healing. As we each heal individually, we can extend the benefits of that healing exponentially to others in our circle and beyond. My ultimate goal is to help […]Read More

Creating Trauma-Sensitive Meditation Classes

Creating Trauma-Sensitive Meditation Classes Teleseminar

Comment(s) July 3, 2014

Creating Trauma-Sensitive Meditation Classes Teleseminar “Meditation and mindfulness practices can have tremendous benefits for trauma healing, including for sexual abuse survivors. However, for mind-body modalities, and particularly meditation, to benefit trauma survivors, they need to be taught and practiced in a way that takes the potential impact of trauma into account.” ~Lisa Erickson In this […]Read More

tapping the intrinsic power of the mind in healing

Tapping the Power of the Mind in Trauma Healing

Comment(s) June 16, 2014

Tapping the Power of the Mind in Trauma Healing “Only to the extent that we expose ourselves over and over to annihilation can that which is indestructible in us be found.” ~Pema Chödrön Since surviving sexual violence, my body has long been my anchor. Even with the unpredictable volatility of its tremendous feeling and sensation – […]Read More

when the rape myth is your reality

When The Rape Myth Is Your Reality

Comment(s) June 9, 2014

When the Rape Myth is Your Reality  “Anything that’s human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable.” ~Fred Rogers After a dozen years of researching, teaching and listening to private testimonies about sexual violence, I have heard the majority of the societal stereotypes (often referred to as rape myths) that silence survivors’ stories and minimize the […]Read More

Sexual Violence - A Spectrum of Pain and Empowerment

Introduction to Sexual Violence – A Spectrum of Pain and Empowerment Teleseminar

Comment(s) June 6, 2014

  Introduction to Sexual Violence – A Spectrum of Pain and Empowerment Teleseminar “We live in a culture where we are not encouraged to explore our pain, follow where it leads and perhaps allow the wounds of our experience to be teachers that show us where we are strong and assist us in uncovering our internal wisdom. […]Read More

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