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GLOSSARY

Some terms commonly used in my practice:

 

CORE ENERGETICS

Core Energetics is a mind/body therapeutic approach, with a strong physical component that combines psycho-analysis, energy work and spirituality. Learn more…

 

EMDR

EMDR is an acronym for a model of psychotherapy called Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. Learn more…

 

GESTALT

Gestalt therapy was founded by Frederick (Fritz) and Laura Perls in the 1940s, and teaches a method of awareness, in which perceiving, feeling, and acting are distinguished from trying to interpret or explain things. Learn more…

 

PSYCHOTHERAPY

Psychotherapy fosters insight. Insight transcends learning in the intellectual sense, providing individuals with a kind of intensely personal and energizing experience that helps them re-frame their situation. More about my practice…

 

SHALOM

Calling people to be conscious, loving and fully alive. The Shalom process is based on the principles and skills of intentional loving: More than anything else, we want to love and be loved. Learn More…

 

 

CORE ENERGETICS

Core Energetics is a mind/body therapeutic approach, that was developed by Dr. John Pierrakos, M.D., along with Alexander Lowen, co-founder of Bioenergetics.  It is based on the belief that with love, support, consciousness and a willingness to be fully alive in the present moment, we can open our hearts to all of who we are, …

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EMDR

EMDR is an acronym for a model of psychotherapy called Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. This innovative and powerful psychotherapy model was developed by Dr Francine Shapiro in 1987 primarily to address the impact of trauma, particularly Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. It is also now being used effectively for many other problems. Rigorously controlled studies of …

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GESTALT

Gestalt Therapy was founded by Frederick (Fritz) and Laura Perls in the 1940s. It teaches a method of awareness, in which perceiving, feeling, and acting are distinguished from trying to interpret or explain things. Explanations and interpretations are considered less reliable than what is directly perceived and felt.  The goal of Gestalt Therapy is for …

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SHALOM

Calling people to be conscious, loving and fully alive. Shalom Retreats were developed by Jerry and Elisabeth Jud, in 1969, as a process for exploring the transformative and healing power of loving community. In 1976, Shalom Mountain Retreat and Study Center was established in the Catskill Mountains one hundred miles northwest of New York City. …

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