Slowing down and bringing attention to our internal lives can have significant improvement on our well-being. When we understand the underlying emotional needs that drive our behavior, we can begin to respond differently to the situations that are challenging for us.
I work with adult families to help process unspoken feelings and needs, to resolve conflict and challenge stuck patterns, as well as increase closeness. Family therapy is an opportunity to be understood and seen accurately by those who matter most.
Being connected to the resiliency of your true self is more powerful than any line of defense.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can we hold a lingering sadness without letting it fuel thoughts that make us feel worse?
We learn to see ourselves first through the eyes of how others see us. How do you know which mirrors are accurate? Which mirrors can you trust?
Is it possible to change old, engrained dynamics of a relationship? Is it possible to update our experience of someone we care about, to take into account how they have grown and changed as individuals?
Sometimes it just takes a momentary, intentional shift of focus to change the emotional lens from which you view your life...and the way that you feel about it.
My breath has become an integral part of how I connect with myself; however, it used to actually feel very separate, very surface, and very disconnected. My breathing only started to matter once I became emotionally connected to it. Once it began to feel like a part of me.
"Silence is something from which we wish to turn away; an intimation of the end, and the graveyard of fixed identities. Real silence puts any present understanding to shame; orphans us from certainty; leads us beyond the well known and accepted reality and confronts us with the unknown and previously unacceptable conversation about to break in upon our lives." An essay by David Whyte.