Category Archive for 'Caregivers'

“I Forgive You”

Please see the NY Times article entitled “I Will Never Be Able to Hold Her Again. But I Forgive You.” http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/20/us/charleston-shooting-dylann-storm-roof.html?_r=0 Role models of lovingkindness and compassion. If only the entire world could show this kind of grace in the face of heinous acts and the suffering that the violence and hatred in this world […]

Blessings for Mother

          An infinite blessing for the mothers of this world!

Forgiveness during the Holidays

Forgiveness during the Holidays This morning I had the good fortune of being a guest on Dr. Leon Dickerson’s radio show called Mental Health for Better Living on WHCR-90.3FM in New York (9 to 9:30am EST). The radio show focuses on family life, spiritual life, and the community and we spoke about forgiveness and its importance, […]

Happy Mother’s Day

To all the mothers of this earth To Mother Earth To all of those who “mother” others, regardless of biological relation To the compassionate mothering of ourselves as each and every one us engages in self-care practices To our spiritual mothers who grace all of the many spiritual traditions of our shared world To the […]

Facing Invisible Dragons Article

Dear All, Please see our article entitled Facing Invisible Dragons: An East-West Discussion on Finding Meaning With a Sibling With Developmental Disability. It is in the April issue of the Journal of Humanistic Psychology (DOI: 10.1177/0022167813491632). www.sagepublications.com Juliet and Betty        

Peace

Honoring the harbingers of peace among us                                            

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 […]

Turning Point Foundation

I facilitated a training workshop at the Turning Point Foundation on June 15th and I wanted to share the link to this wonderful organization with you. Here it is: http://turningpointfoundation.org

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 […]

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