Beautiful questions with David Whyte

(by Robert Schwarz, PsyD, DCEP) What are beautiful questions and what do they have to do with our clients? According to David Whyte, beautiful questions enlarge the context in which we live. They’re often disturbing, because they shake the structures we’ve built, inviting us to engage with a larger, deeper part of our identity. Inviting our […]

Mind-Blowing Energy Healing Studies with William Bengston, PhD

(by Robert Schwarz, PsyD, DCEP) Talking with Bill Bengston always opens new doors within me. He’s a thoughtful, curious researcher whose studies of energy healing blow my mind. Here’s a taste. Using an energy healing method that he developed, Bill conducted randomized control trials with mice who had cancer. Not only were the mice completely cured, […]

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 […]