Codependence And Your Inner Wealth

For years now I’ve heard parents claim the one thing they want for their child is “to be happy.”  Emotional peace and wealth is what I often hear people refer to as their goal for themselves too.  There are long stretches of time when all I did was focus on my goals and I feltContinue reading “Codependence And Your Inner Wealth”

Window of Tolerance

Your Window of Tolerance is basically when you’re not too overwhelmed to deal with the intense stuff coming your way.  You can see why we really want to understand and maybe even expand your window of tolerance if we’re doing EMDR therapy together.   Dr. Dan Siegel first explained that the Window of Tolerance isContinue reading “Window of Tolerance”

Leaning Into Ambivalence

My business allowed me to have a phone upgrade where all I have to do is pay the taxes and activation.  They call it “free”, but it’s so not free in so many ways.  It scares the crap out of me to have this more upgraded phone.  You might be wondering why did I goContinue reading “Leaning Into Ambivalence”

Your Workbook

Some folks are understandably curious about what comes in their customized workbook when they sign up for an EMDR Premium Package to have adjunct EMDR therapy or to take a deep dive into a specific issue.  If you decide to sign up for one of these package options not only do you get a bunchContinue reading “Your Workbook”

Savor Your Wins (for little you)

Usually when I cross the finish line people around me think it’s when I’ll stop worrying about the next thing I’m trying to do or finish.  The next certification, degree or milestone.  They want me to celebrate, but I’m scared and feel small when I win or accomplish.  All the striving and persistence “should” beContinue reading “Savor Your Wins (for little you)”

Your Nervous System Routine: Polyvagal Theory

If you grew up in a high strung environment, around chaos or didn’t get much attention you probably need to give your nervous system some tenderness. I really recommend folks get a nervous system routine. Daily check ins with one’s inner child and daily nervous system routines can help people in between sessions and canContinue reading “Your Nervous System Routine: Polyvagal Theory”

How Long Does it Take for EMDR to Work?

Soft Hearts, eye movement desensitization reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is totally supposed to be a faster model than the old school talk therapy. No longer do we have to be old White dudes chatting about your mother. With that being said, EMDR can still take years for some people. I’ve seen some folks move their traumaContinue reading “How Long Does it Take for EMDR to Work?”

How to Start Your Healing Practice

Whether you’re thinking of coaching, psychological services like therapy, or some other type of healing business I have a great suggestion for you. I’ve been building my practice since before we knew of COVID-19 and now I’ve revamped my business a few times. I’ve had healer friends ask what tips I have in starting aContinue reading “How to Start Your Healing Practice”

Is EMDR Therapy Covered by Insurance?

My dear Soft Hearts, eye movement desensitization reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is sometimes covered by insurance. It really depends. If you have an insurance provider you can contact them and ask for providers who address trauma or ask what, if anything, they’ll reimburse for therapy that is outside of their network. It’s scary and hard. PeopleContinue reading “Is EMDR Therapy Covered by Insurance?”