Polyvagal Theory: Your Body Will Tell You If You Feel Safe

Our brains and bodies are clever things. They are really good at looking at experiences together and storing them away as memories for future reference. One time, when I was little, a loose dog bit me hard, and that memory got an alarm mechanism attached to it when it was filed away. This alarm, by […]

Why So Many People Are Choosing EMDR Therapy

An Intervention, Psychotherapy, or Both?  So often, clients have asked me, “Can we do EMDR next week?”  Umm, always yes!  First and foremost, I am always encouraged when clients advocate for themselves. After all, this is your time, and a distant second is the thoughts that activate the clinical networks of my brain (I often […]