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by Lane Gormley, LPC The following is a synopsis of a healing technique that I learned in a class with Jondi Whitis, AAMET Master Trainer of Trainers. Her website is www.eft4results.com. EFT (often called “Tapping”) Some of my Clients report that they cannot stop ruminating. They go over and over a problem in their brains […]
Driving a car can be a powerful symbol in the Unconscious of people who live in our culture. Many of us drive automobiles, and many of us have associations with the act of driving. I have written before about the dreams of two of my Clients whose driving dreams revealed key issues in their therapy. […]
by Lane Gormley, LPC Part II – Anxiety Anne Procyk, ND outlined the possible underlying causes of anxiety and how to address them. Sleep is, of course, vital. Anyone who does not sleep will be anxious. Eliminate caffeine or cut WAY back on it. You will see the difference it makes in the duration and […]
by Lane Gormley, LPC Part I – Depression Psych Meds My Clients who take psychiatric medications for Depression frequently complain about them. Some say they don’t work. Others say they don’t work well. Some of my Clients are unhappy with side effects like emotional numbness, weight gain, loss of effectiveness over time, and the astronomical […]
Written by Lane Gormley, EdS, LPC, NCC “Why Is It Different?” Each year in early spring, many people of the Jewish and Christian traditions join together to commemorate the Israelites’ escape from the Babylonian Captivity and the miracles of their long and perilous journey to the Promised Land. Passover, or Pesach, is the yearly remembering […]
By Lane Gormley, EdS, LPC, NCC The Practice of Therapy You are already engaged, or are thinking about engaging, in a practice called therapy. I am impressed and touched by your willingness to do this most difficult thing – to look within yourself in a conscious attempt to face and to release pain. I never […]