Reflections on Racism, Trauma and Collective Responsibility for Healing: An invitation for conversation

(by Robert Schwarz, PsyD, DCEP) Since it is still PTSD month, I wanted to write about one aspect of trauma that is not discussed sufficiently – namely racism (and the various other isms where one group is persecuted). The news about the racist motivated shooting in Charleston has certainly brought this forward in my mind. […]

Untangling PTSD

(by Robert Schwarz, PsyD, DCEP) June is PTSD awareness month. So it seems reasonable to stop and reflect on trauma, its effects on people and how we help people overcome trauma. Frankly, I could write for a long time and it would only begin to cover everything. So let me make this a bit more […]

Meta-analysis of energy psychology studies finds these methods have a real effect!

(by Robert Schwarz, PsyD, DCEP) Last week, another milestone in the scientific study of energy psychology was reached when a meta- analysis of EFT studies was published. The title of the article is “The efficacy of acupoint stimulation in the treatment of psychological distress: A meta-analysis”. A meta-analysis is an analysis of multiple studies. The […]