What to Say When You’re “Tapping” with Energy Psychology

Beyond the Talking Cure: Talk and Tap The practice of guided change has its foundation in psychotherapy, once dubbed the talking cure. After more than one hundred years of psychotherapy history, we count many success stories, yet the question becomes: Is talking enough? Many are turning to body and mind interventions to increase the odds […]

You’re not failing, you’re just learning

There are 4 important stages in learning new skills that we all must go through. Failure to understand (or know about) these steps often leads to unnecessary feelings of shame and lower self-esteem. In some cases, it can lead to people abandoning the learning process, with thoughts that they are stupid or poorly skilled. But […]

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 […]