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With social distancing and stay home orders, many are noticing their insecure attachment imprints emerging. Being that humans are essentially pack animals, both self-preservation and social engagement nervous systems are involved in our adaptation to life’s circumstances. The “wires” of these two systems can get crossed and/or dysregulated when a child is bonding in a…

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Right now everyone feels worried and isolated in some form or fashion. We all feel loss and perhaps lost as well. When we are powerless over our circumstances, and there’s nowhere to turn, our bodies experience neurological changes. One phenomenon in such circumstances is serotonin deficiency. Low serotonin equals sad and worried. It is a…

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“Love In The Time Of Corona” is written to orient people to the wisdom of nature, so that we can adapt to a World that is rapidly changing. It’s important to remember in these uncertain times of social distancing, COVID-19, and anxiety, that we are Nature too. If we can reconnect to our evolutionary memory…

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As we begin to experience the reality of COVID-19 stay-at-home/shelter-in-place orders, it is not uncommon to experience high levels of restlessness and even panic. Therefore, it is important to understand the polyvagal nervous system, so that we can depathologize and reset these states. Developing an understanding of this phenomenon is what Deb Dana calls “befriending…

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As we begin our foray into the Great Unknown, our minds and bodies are upregulated & speeding up to orient to threat and adapt accordingly. We are all now operating in our own unique hybrid of our evolutionary inheritance and biographical/biological adaptations to deal with rapid change and perceived threat. Although this is only natural,…

Healthy Holiday Help

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As the Holiday Season approaches, please remember that many people with Complex Trauma (Trauma incurred in the Attachment Field as opposed to an acute stress event) have had their hand forced to cut off or greatly limit their relational ties for the sake of their biological and psychological health. No one comes to such and…

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I was recently interviewed on the Echo In Here Podcast, a podcast dedicated to the band Echo & The Bunnymen. I discussed mythology, archetypes, Jungian Psychology, and astrology as it pertains to the post-punk music scene in the UK and Echo & The Bunnymen. Episode 17 – MYTHOS, ARCHETYPE, THE COSMOS & THE BUNNYMEN: AN…

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The ego is a feature unique to our species. It is our sense of self as well as a sort of psychological container that holds our parts together. Depending on one’s childhood circumstances, along with the ethical choices made up until early adulthood, the ego develops either in a manner that affords integration or becomes…

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The term of Narcissist is overused and flippantly thrown around in popular culture. My training is for clinicians/practitioners treating patients who have been exposed to people with the actual clinical disorder of NPD and Sociopathy. Professionals’ Training for Treating Narcissistic Abuse The Treating Narcissistic Abuse Training focuses on differential diagnosis of NPD from other clinical…

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