Changing your Mind in the River of Integration

(This is a post in the Choosing Change series inspired by the work of Dr. Dan Siegel, UCLA) The River of Integration is a metaphor conceptualized by Dr. Dan Siegel (from his book Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation, 2010), that describes how we as humans could travel successfully on “the river of life,” due to … More Changing your Mind in the River of Integration

Homecoming

You know how it is. Can’t sleep. Look at the clock, its 2:42 am.  Try to get back to sleep, perhaps I do. Look at the clock, this time its 4:15 a.m. Its Saturday morning and although I tend to get up early, this is a bit much. I’d like a few extra hours to … More Homecoming

Choosing Change #9: The A-C-T-I-V-E Model by Dr Ken McGill

What follows is the basic “A-C-T-I-V-E” model, created by Dr Ken McGill (2017). I encourage you to view each of the links associated with the model, as the additional information provides supportive data that is relevant to each of the points in the model. In the next post, I’ll provide a clinical rationale for the … More Choosing Change #9: The A-C-T-I-V-E Model by Dr Ken McGill

Choosing Change #8: Schemas, Defenses, Distortions and Resolutions (Part 3 of 3)

“My ally is the force and a powerful ally it is.” Yoda to Luke Skywalker in Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back Thank you for reading… The Introductory post about Choosing Change, Choosing Change #1: Safe People, Safe Places and Safe Processes Choosing Change #2: So what’s my reasonable contribution to your change process? (Part … More Choosing Change #8: Schemas, Defenses, Distortions and Resolutions (Part 3 of 3)

Choosing Change #7: Schemas, Defenses, Distortions and Resolution (Part 2 of 3)

Thanks for reading… The Introductory post about Choosing Change, Choosing Change #1: Safe People, Safe Places and Safe Processes Choosing Change #2: So what’s my reasonable contribution to your change process? (Part 1 of 2)  Choosing Change #3: So what’s my reasonable contribution to your change process? (Part 2 of 2) Choosing Change #4: Gardening with Intention … More Choosing Change #7: Schemas, Defenses, Distortions and Resolution (Part 2 of 3)

Choosing Change #6: Schemas, Defenses, Distortions and Resolution (Part 1 of 3)

Thanks for reading… The Introductory post about Choosing Change, Choosing Change #1: Safe People, Safe Places and Safe Processes Choosing Change #2: So what’s my reasonable contribution to your change process? (Part 1 of 2)  Choosing Change #3: So what’s my reasonable contribution to your change process? (Part 2 of 2) Choosing Change #4: Gardening with Intention … More Choosing Change #6: Schemas, Defenses, Distortions and Resolution (Part 1 of 3)