Trauma Therapy

Stranger Things and Going to the Scary Places

Stranger Things and Going to the Scary Places

The show Stranger Things and the realm of the upside-down offers an interesting take on the motif of the underworld. This universal concept has interesting psychological parallels that help to further our understanding relating to processes of emotional and relational healing. Please note that this blog contains potential spoilers.

Imagination

Imagination

The human imagination is an incredible resource that can improve many aspects of our lives. This blog explores human development and the role of imagination in the process of growth. While imagination can often be minimized by our rational, left-brain dominated culture, this blog sheds light on the immense potential of imaginative functioning. 

Body as Guru

Body as Guru

The Sanskrit word, guru, comes from the root gu, which translates to darkness and ru, which translates to removal. Thus, the translation of the word guru is essentially "the removal of darkness". This blog explores how our body can function as our guru and assist us in our quest to remove darkness from our body, heart, soul, and mind.