Tracking in Therapy II By Marielle Grenade-Willis, MA, NCC, LPP

I recently attended an introductory training to the Hakomi method of therapy and was struck by the description of a skill that I often use during my sessions with clients: tracking. Our trainer, Melissa Grace, MA, CHT likened tracking during therapy to how trackers might observe evidence of animals or humans present in a certain…

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New Year, Mixed Feelings ll By Elan BenAmi LPC, ACS

I love this time of year. I like to see space brightened, be it with a single burning candle, a string of lights, or with decorations of any kind. I like picturing people sitting by the fire. An image I well know has been marketed to me since I was a child, but hey I…

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Stop Blaming Your Partner ll By Michele Bailey, MA, MFTC

Stop blaming your partner! Ouch, yes – I said it. Stop blaming your partner, and, while you’re at it stop blaming yourself. Blame, either projected on someone else or directed back on ourselves will not bring us closer together. It in fact draws us into a blaming-defensive spiral that is designed to keep us in…

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