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Wouldn’t it be wonderful if kids could better manage their anxiety, anger, and other emotions that get in their way at school? Mindfulness is a simple tool that we can all learn that allows children in schools to do just that. I’m excited to add another way that Renton Family Therapy will be giving back […]
You have heard of fight, flight, or freeze and probably have a good idea of your M.O. when it comes to conflict. Do you run, yell, or clam up? Brain research has proposed the idea that this limbic system near the brain stem is one of the oldest parts of our brain. It makes sense that it is ancient programming, a black and white question, “do I run or fight this sabre tooth tiger?”
The other night I got to meet up with a bunch of friends and share great conversation and food (Thanks Becca and Nate!). Talk about a Positive Time Out! At one point, most of us used to live at a Co-op in Seattle. I found myself feeling very fortunate for the culture and interests we […]
The possibility that is before us is one where we start to build a culture that responds to bullying with a kind and firm, compassionate response.
I am excited to announce that Renton Family Therapy will be offering group therapy for teens and adolescents beginning this Spring!
Winter can be pretty boring. Not much daylight, the weather isn’t very nice, and you generally don’t feel very energized. What if that is the way it’s supposed to be? While often infuriating, this can be a powerful question to ask. Through observation of nature in Washington State, we see plants focus on root growth, […]
As well as beginning to understand that many people experience anxiety in normal daily life, it is powerful for families to talk about ways in which family members other than the child have had anxiety, and how they have dealt with it.
I invite you to center into the larger Self of your being, the one that has emotions and thoughts, rather than our normal self that is those emotions and thoughts. After you take the leap, and risk growing, you will wonder how you ever believed that you were so small.
Look for this talk on video soon! As part of the medical system, we are trying to adapt to the coming realities of how to not only help people, but also to make a reasonable living. With a likely future of declining resources, how can we help people most effectively, thoroughly, and expediently? How can […]