Category Archive for 'Brain'

Compassion Practices

  Photo by Shanthi Bhavana There are almost 4000 citations in the current psychological literature on mindfulness practices and the benefits to emotional, physical, and spiritual health. Extending from the research on mindfulness, there is a burgeoning area of research on Compassionate Care Therapy (CCT) and other compassion-based practices and related topics (i.e., empathy, the […]

Insight and Healing through Meditation and Imagination

Insight and Healing through Meditation and Imagination with Juliet Rohde-Brown and Radhule Weininger Feb 8-10, 2013 Friday, 7:30 pm to Sunday, 1:00pm at La Casa de Maria 800 El Basque Rd., Montecito register at www.lacasademaria.org _____________________________

Brain Injury Center Family Support Group: Family Dynamics

Betty Frain, PhD, MFT and I recently went to Shanghai for the 2nd International Conference on Existential Psychology (assocated with APA Division 32) and presented the films we made with our family members about experiences growing up with a brain injured sibling. We both had an extremely meaningful experience, meeting with colleagues from the East […]

Please come to Imagery International’s Third Conference: Hope and New Beginnings

Annual Conference Imagery International’s Third Conference Co-Sponsored by Beyond Ordinary Nursing Imagery: Hope and New Beginnings September 30 through October 2, 2011 at Mercy Center in Burlingame, California USA Registration with commuter/day fee is available to the start of the conference. Speakers and Topics Robin Gayle, PhD, MDiv, MFT, “Metaphoric Dialogue: Bringing Hope Alive” Carl […]

A Recommendation

I recently had the pleasure and honor of attending an open house at the Santa Ynez Valley Therapeutic Riding Program (H.E.L.P). I was quite impressed with what is happening over there and I wanted to share it with you. I will quote from their brochure: “The HELP program involves therapists and horses in an experiential […]

Walk for Thought

This coming Sunday is the 4th Annual Statewide Walk for Thought. We have a team called “John’s Team.” This walk helps support awareness about brain injury and brings funds to the Brain Injury Association of California. Several of us will be at the Oxnard High School location on Sunday. Please join us, if you like. […]

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