Next time you feel scared, try this. 

(by Sarah Murphy, LPC)   One of the simplest ways to reestablish feelings of safety is to reconnect with your body and come to rest in the present moment. Here’s one easy way to do that. Apply gentle but firm pressure to your arms and upper torso using Simplified Self-Havening. This simple body-based technique helps your body become calm and […]

Pandemic Flux Syndrome: What it is and how to help

(by Kirsten Keach,LMFT) If you’re feeling a strong desire to make a major life change, or just shut down for the next few months, you may be responding to the impacts of “pandemic flux syndrome.” Pandemic flux syndrome is not an official diagnosis. It is a term coined by Amy Cuddy and JillEllyn Riley in […]

US Veteran Uses EFT to Process the Withdrawal from Afghanistan

As a former Behavioral Health Officer in the U.S. Army, watching the US withdraw from Afghanistan this week is a painful, and emotionally devastating experience. I know I am not alone in this experience, as many veterans who served in Afghanistan and lost friends are going through their own deeply emotional experience.  Even though we […]