Welcoming Symptoms

(by Robert Schwarz, PsyD, DCEP) When anxiety, sadness or anger present themselves to you or your clients do you welcome them? What about other “symptoms”? Do you invite them to speak to you? Do you listen to their concerns and issues? Or do you or clients react to them with fear and loathing? Are they […]

Love in the Face of Terror

(by Robert Schwarz, PsyD, DCEP) I think many of us feel that the idea of a light and dark side of the Force is an apt metaphor for the human condition. It also seems appropriate to see the undulations of these two sides of the Force as strengthening and weakening over time. One question is: […]

Integrating Hypnotherapy and TAT

(By Lucy Grace Yaldezian, CHT, CHC, TAT) I do believe I’ve stumbled upon a fantastic combination: hypnosis and TAT (Tapas Acupressure Technique). Here’s how it first unfolded. Let’s call this young man in his early 30’s Frank. As often is the case in my healing arts practice, Frank had found me on Yelp and was reaching out […]