Psychotherapy and Yoga—Use your head and follow your heart!

Psychotherapy East and West

As a psychoanalytic psychotherapist and yoga therapist in New York City, I work with a wide variety of diverse individuals—a kind of smorgasbord of humanity of all different ages, ethnicities, and cultural backgrounds—and I love it. I love how we, despite our uniqueness, are still connected. I am also a member of the Chinese American… Continue Reading

Share

BEAT TRAUMA!

  A few days ago, my friend Anita was stalked and menaced in New York’s Union Square Station. Union Square was a familiar stop, but she had travelled on a different train than usual and didn’t know exactly where the stairs, the exits and entrances, were located on the new train’s platform. She walked along… Continue Reading

Share

Day 3, Integrative Health Care.

Today was the third and last day of the Integrative Healthcare Symposium–I miss the meetings and the people I hung out with. I’m also glad to have nothing to do, nowhere to go. Sometime in the next week or so I intend to review my notes and the many handouts to frame a list of… Continue Reading

Share

Integrative Health Symposium, Day 2.

Day 2 of Integrative Health Symposium. Today I concentrated on meditation- especially Energy Meditations led by Dr. Richard Schaub PH.D. and @Ching-Tse Lee, and, of course, Kali Coline Morse of the Integral Yoga Institute New York City. I switched gears later and enjoyed listening to Burke Lennihan RN CCH talk about Homeopathy. Her presentation was… Continue Reading

Share

Integrative Healthcare Symposium, Day I.

Integrative Healthcare Symposium, day one- began with John Weeks’ energetic historical review. The top reason people seek out Integrative Healthcare, he explained, is for pain control. Integrative pain control techniques are very effective. This is especially important when we think about the current opioid epidemic. Next Dr. Robert Roundtree talked about fatty liver disease, which… Continue Reading

Share

Suicide and Saying Goodby

I hardly dare to write or even think about suicide, a topic difficult enough to discuss when it is not outright painful. Suicide, attempted or completed, has touched the lives of many. You may know someone who has died by suicide or someone who has made an attempt. You may have experienced thoughts of suicide… Continue Reading

Share