How the concept of parental “holding space” might transform our parenting methods

One of the key concepts in object relations/ attachment theory is one called “Holding Space”.  This little concept is perhaps a foundational concept in understanding the theory.  And since this theory is one based upon the experience of being human, the implications of it are significant to know not just in our heads, but to[…]

My Professional Training

I was trained in Macro and Social Work practice at Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa Idaho.  Following my graduation from this institution I obtained advanced clinical training in the following: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Adlerian Therapy Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR) Emotional Freedom Technique (Level 1 & 2) Peace Keeping Circles Adult Attachment Interview Attachment[…]

My Location

My practice is nestled in a beautiful building in Nampa, Idaho.  I share space and practice with Yoga 430, an excellent combination of wellness and peace.  When you enter the building you’ll find my waiting room in the Yoga Studio. 430 W Iowa Ave Suite B, Nampa Idaho Located with Whole Health Chiropractic & Yoga 430.[…]

What is EMDR?

The EMDR International Institude says this about EMDR: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is an integrative psychotherapy approach that has been extensively researched and proven effective for the treatment of trauma. EMDR is a set of standardized protocols that incorporates elements from many different treatment approaches. To date, EMDR therapy has helped millions[…]