Grief and Degrief, Part 1 – Finding the Way Back

On the eleventh day of September, 2001, I awoke to a crisp northern New York state morning, the best of blue skies and an audible fall crunch in the air. I am New York City-born, so I remember those fall days well. I was in Rochester, N.Y., to present my work on the “somatic aspects”Continue reading “Grief and Degrief, Part 1 – Finding the Way Back”

Collision and Consciousness – The Frontiers of Healing

An estimated 4 million Americans are involved in automobile accidents each year. The fallout from these accidents can end marriages, abort love affairs, steal body parts, damage families, and arouse hatred and terror, punctuating the life stories of one in every four Americans. We are more exposed and vulnerable in our cars than in anyContinue reading “Collision and Consciousness – The Frontiers of Healing”

The Missing Piece – Bodywork for Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

It has only been within the past few decades that victims of childhood sexual abuse have gained recognition, validation, and appropriate treatment, but the process has been somewhat of a roller-coaster ride. From the mid-1970s into the 1980s, there was a rapid increase of identification of abuse victims, along with development of support programs andContinue reading “The Missing Piece – Bodywork for Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse”