Blog Posts for Treatment Orientation
Supplementing the work you do in counseling offers many benefits that talk therapy alone cannot. This article is about those benefits and the complementary nature of counseling and qigong.
Friends and family often ask me for tips on starting therapy off on the right foot. It can be scary to make your first appointment with a stranger. But investing in good counseling can be one of the most valuable decisions you ever make. Here are seven things that may help you if you’re considering therapy.
The now ever-present suggestion to “breathe” has become part of our pop culture lexicon as a strategy to slow our racing minds, “reduce stress,” and generally chill out. We hear the message to breathe deeply from yoga teachers, in meditation classes, and on bumper stickers. Occasionally, we may heed the instruction and fill our lungs and let out a long sigh, and note that a deep breath does indeed feel good. Intuitively, our bodies tell us that breathing does do something to move us to a calmer state. But how? And why?
Jungian psychotherapy, a therapeutic practice based on the ideas of Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung, can provide transformative results, helping clients to develop a rich inner life and, ultimately, a more meaningful existence.