It was back in 2011, when I had the opportunity to travel to New York City to listen to Thich Nhat Hanh speak at a day long workshop on Mindfulness. My kids were young, 8, 5 and 3, and at this time, I was a stay at home mom. Going away to NYC by myself was very appealing, and learning how to not feel so crazed all the time was even more ... Continue Reading
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) making you SAD?
With some gloomy days ahead this Fall and Winter, especially here in Rochester, NY it is that time of year when people struggling with SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) may find themselves symptomatic. Rochester, NY is the number 10th state with the highest rate of diagnosed cases!! What is SAD, and how can you help yourself or someone you ... Continue Reading
EMDR: Treating Trauma and So Much More
What is EMDR Therapy? Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is an integrative psychotherapy approach that has been extensively researched and proven effective for the treatment of trauma. EMDR is a set of standardized protocols that incorporates elements from many different treatment approaches. As EMDR is a mental health ... Continue Reading