Category Archive for 'Reminiscence Therapy'

“Should I Also Make A Garden Out of the Desert?”; Camus’ Story of Janine

I have a paper in the current issue of Psychological Perspectives: A Quarterly Journal of Jungian Thought which is published by Taylor & Francis and sponsored by the C.G. Jung Institute Los Angeles. It is entitled “Should I Also Make a Garden Out of the Desert?”: Camus’ Story of Janine. Here is a link to […]

Integrative Therapy and Healing Practices at Pacifica Graduate Institute

This Integrative Therapy and Healing Practices program is a relatively new program focus at Pacifica Graduate Institute (http://www.pacifica.edu) for their Depth Psychology offerings for doctoral degrees. I am moving into more involvement with the program this year and in my leadership role with the program, I invite applicants with master’s degrees from a variety of […]

Embarking on the Spiritual Journey: Mindfulness and Depth Psychology

  Pema Chodron has written: “Embarking on the spiritual journey is like getting into a very small boat and setting out on the ocean to search for unknown lands.” This quote beckons to how mindfulness and depth psychology serve complimentary journeys, in that both invite us into active agency with our inner landscape and a […]

Peace

Honoring the harbingers of peace among us                                            

Elder Stories

           There is growing evidence that when an elder is welcomed to share his or her story, there are measurable healing effects. This is referred to as Reminiscence Therapy and it is gaining ground for helping with healing depression and building a sense of meaning and purpose for our elders. While most of the studies […]