Inside Shame Transformation: On Not Naming Shame

Working with many cultures around the world, where verbalizing one’s thoughts is less important or even shameful than it is in the West, has taught me that naming shame is not always crucial to its resolution. In fact, it is not even one of the 10 Milestones of shame transformation according to AST Model®.

Inside Shame Transformation

People ask me all the time about the importance of compassion in shame resolution work. My response is always the same: “It is crucial at the right time, in the right dose, and with the help of mirror neurons.”

Rubenfeld Synergy Certification Training Program

The Ilana Rubenfeld Foundation (TIRF) is offering a comprehensive, 3-year certification training program. Synergists-in-training will learn and practice the art and skills of a proven and effective healing modality that powerfully combines respectful, listening touch with verbal processing.

Repairing Family Trauma: A Blueprint for Developing Healthy Relationships

In spite of the best intentions, parents tend to repeat the same injuries with their children that they themselves experienced in childhood. When conflicts arise, they are usually tender spots from childhood that resurface. These baffling interactions may happen over and over because their underlying themes are elusive. This workshop is reparative--we will address healing current emotional wounds within and between family members, supporting parents to raise children who have a better foundation for emotional health than they may have received.

Body Psychotherapy Case Studies: A New Collection of 15 Body Psychotherapy Case Studies

Body Psychotherapy case studies: A new collection of 15 Body Psychotherapy Case Studies. Contributors include: Stanley Keleman, Sladjana Djordjevic, Christina Bader Johannson, Courtenay Young, Herbert Grassman, Zoe Schillat, Bernhard Schlage, Galit Serebrenick-Hai, Russell Rose, Jacqueline Carleton, Laura Steckler & Ulrich Sollmann (with Wentian Li); as well as other informational material.

Inside Shame Transformation: Election Thoughts

When we are on the receiving end of projected shame, blame or guilt, it can cause us to feel so demoralized that we don’t want to accept it. We want to project this shame or blame OUT to almost anywhere we aren’t.

Preaching to the Preacher

Serendipity? Fate? Karma? Divine intervention? What force has brought no less than six Christian ministers to this Jewish somatic psychotherapist? Ronan M. Kisch writes about his experience with spirituality, religion, and his role 'preaching' to the preachers.

Invitation to a webinar on research on the effectiveness of Somatic Experiencing®

The Danish and European research coalition are hosting a webinar/fundraiser for their up coming research project, February 8, at 5-7 pm CET, 9 -11 am MST.

Rainstick Technique

Caryn Scotto d'Luzia shares a short video teaching the AST Model® Rainstick Technique that she developed to juice up and balance our autonomic nervous system. Once you experience the benefits of this intriguing process, feel free to use it with your clients.

An In-depth Study on Sexual Trauma

Join Ariel Giarretto, MS, LMFT Maci Daye, LPC, and Dr Enver Cesko as they present a three-part series on sexual trauma. A USABP webinar series. Beginning March 7 though March 22, 2017.

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