Episode 6

Emotional healing after cancer with Ashlea Nicholson, LMAC, LMFT

Ashlea joins us to discuss becoming a therapist and shortly after discovering that she had cancer. The journey of healing through grief

Episode 3

Emotional healing after cancer with Ashlea Nicholson, LMAC, LMFT

Ashlea joins us to discuss becoming a therapist and shortly after discovering that she had cancer. The journey of healing through grief

The power of EMDR for trauma

I am trained in a trauma therapy modality called EMDR, or Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. Yeah, it’s a mouthful. And while science still does not fully understand the complexity of how the brain processes trauma (this is true of any therapeutic model), the process of EMDR is actually quite simple. Think of REM. No,… Continue reading The power of EMDR for trauma

What is “spiritual trauma”?

To understand spiritual trauma, we must first come to understand the nature of spirit in human beings or what has often been called the psyche.  Remen (1999) says that spirit is not morality, or ethics, or the psychic, or religious dogma.  Spirit is that part of humanity that is reaching for that which lies beyond.   I have noticed that… Continue reading What is “spiritual trauma”?