Author Archives: Betty

Why Use Energy Psychotherapies?

I have explored many of the energy psychotherapies for some time now, with varying results.  However, I have observed that those clients of mine who are willing to use an energy approach consistently, make faster, longer lasting progress.  That is, … Continue reading

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How to get rid of the “Yips”

I came across this story about a professional athlete who was losing his ability to perform adequately in major league baseball. Jarrod Saltalamacchia is a pitcher with the Red Sox, who developed the “yips” when he needed to throw the … Continue reading

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Is CAM for you?

When working out last week, I overheard a group of women talking about some of the things they love doing for themselves:  a yoga class, a  massage, or an acupuncture treatment.  They seemed to classify such activities as gifts to … Continue reading

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Organic Treatment for Depression

I recently read an article discussing the benefits of organic food, things, etc.  That got me thinking:  how about an organic approach to depression? When we use a medical model for mental health issues, we tend to end up with … Continue reading

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Training and Certification Options

There are so many different certifications that interest me!  Advanced certification in hypnosis, and EMDR.  Certification for any of the meridian therapies.  Mind-body medicine.  Gestalt therapy.  Comprehensive energy psychology.  And each certification program offers specialized  training and expertise to the … Continue reading

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More Thoughts on Energy Psychotherapy

Recently when talking with friends, I shared some of the theories put forth by people like Gregg Braden and Bruce Lipton.  One said, “do you really believe in all that stuff?” If I did not hold the awareness that there … Continue reading

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Medication versus Counseling For Depression

I sat next to a lady at a luncheon today whose daughter suffers from depression and anxiety. This educated, professional woman had not been given the information that her daughter could be getting more than just a pill to treat … Continue reading

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The Pursuit of Knowledge: Where will it lead you?

“If we value the pursuit of knowledge, we must be free to follow wherever that search may lead us. The free mind is not a barking dog, to be tethered on a ten-foot chain.” – Adlai E. Stevenson Jr., 1900-1965. … Continue reading

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Success that Defeats

I have noted on occasion that sometimes EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) is too successful. A client overcomes a difficult obstacle in his life – a belief, habit, or fear – and then reports it wasn’t really such a big deal … Continue reading

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More thoughts on Energy Psychotherapy: EFT

Last week I listened to a replay of a recent interview of David Feinstein, Ph. D.. It was part of a series presented by Rich Simon, Editor, Psychotherapy Networker, but I had not paid attention to who the next speaker … Continue reading

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