Please welcome Alison Weiner. Ali will be joining Lamperti Counseling & Consultation for the summer as a Student Intern. In addition to being a high honors Psychology Major, Alison has studied abroad in Italy, raised over $5,000 for breast cancer awareness and worked with inmates in a high security prison. She brings skills of photo-journalism, … Continue reading Introducing Alison Weiner
What Do These Companies Have in Common?
Is it appropriate for a psychotherapist to let their clients or prospective clients know they are of one religion or another? In fact, is it really even wise for a company that sells a product to make that information available? "Still, it's risky for brands to affiliate themselves with a religion directly. Since it's just … Continue reading What Do These Companies Have in Common?
Screen-Free Week 2013
This Monday marks one week until the beginning of Screen-Free Week 2013! Are you in? As a practice run, I will be having a screen-free 24 hours. Not my children, not my husband...Just ME! Just to get me in the right mind-set for the next week. After a harrowing week of constant bombardment of media … Continue reading Screen-Free Week 2013
Don’t Turn Your Back on the “Facts” Your Children are Learning in School
"Family Sex" How could I not click the link and read on with my commitment to children? http://news.yahoo.com/5-things-probably-didnt-know-neanderthals-192500342.html Now there's an idea! "Tweak a human cell to match Neanderthal DNA, and implant it in a chimp or human mother." It is rare that I say something about public school, in that my children don't attend … Continue reading Don’t Turn Your Back on the “Facts” Your Children are Learning in School
Join Me for an Awesome Experience!
Will you join me? My good friend and colleague http://www.carolnickerson.org/index.html is providing a training on Focusing. "Focusing" is a way of deeply listening to yourself. It bypasses the intellectual analyzing and taps into the wisdom in our body-mind. This training isn't just for professional counselors like me! It is used by women and men in everyday … Continue reading Join Me for an Awesome Experience!
What's this? You didn't know you could invite me to talk to your group of friends or colleagues, for FREE! Yes, it's true! I am in my 25th year of practice and have set some ambitious goals to reach individuals with information about; Child Sexual Abuse Personal Safety Sexual Integrity For this entire year I … Continue reading Invite Me
Talking Beans Video
Trouble figuring out how to get the video to appear in the last post, so here is a link. It's only 34 seconds if you care to watch it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3KZKnkjQ_8
What are those? Are those beans? What are they for? Can I touch them? One can learn a lot about a child by watching them play. Play gives us a glimpse into the thought process, emotions, relationships and the way they organise and put things together. With beans, even a teenager or adult can "sort … Continue reading Talking Beans