The Blog

The blog includes articles I have written over the last few years, as well as a weekly post  where I share what’s on my mind, even if it’s an undeveloped idea that popped up when I was stirring a vat of cheese! 

trauma
On my mind

Silence

“Why Won’t You ‘Just’ Talk to Me?” As I was pondering the recurring devastating dynamic between a couple I work with, a memory from my

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trauma
On my mind

Nevermind

Ignoring, Forgetting and Denying Driving to work one day last month, I heard a snippet of news about a young man named Spencer Elden, now

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anorexia
On my mind

Second Chances

Healing, Relationship Repair and Jewels In 1968 I almost died of anorexia. I was 13. We now know that the whole spectrum of eating disorders

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On my mind

The Privilege of “Ability”

When the lockdown began to lift in our area, and I could begin to see clients live and in person I was ecstatic. As a somatic therapist, a self-identified “emotion hound,” and one who receives tremendous amounts of information about people through the energetic unspoken, remote work has been a strange and challenging journey for me.

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charlie
On my mind

Bye Bye Charlie

Rolling Stones Drummer Charlie Watts Passes at 80 On August 25, as I tuned in for my carefully regulated quotient of National Public Radio morning

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neglect
On my mind

You Are My Kind

Neglect, Being Wanted, A Place to Belong  Some years ago, I was asked to be a main presenter at a weekend Institute of the American

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On my mind

Changing Spots

Mistakes, Butterflies and Potholes I have a special affection for leopards. As I love to say, “you know the old adage ‘A leopard can’t change

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