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What is Sensory Progressing

By | 2016-10-24T18:16:42+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Counseling, Depression and Anxiety, Mindful Therapy, Sensory Processing, Trauma, What's New|

By Susan Guio, LCSW Sensory processing is the ability to trust what you experience. Your impressions of life are taken in by what you sense. What you feel, hear, smell, taste, and see. You are a sensuous being built to thrive in the pleasures of sensation. Humans are born wanting to feel loved, to be [...]

What’s Happening When I Feel Overwhelmed?

By | 2016-10-24T13:48:02+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Counseling, Depression and Anxiety, Sensory Processing, Trauma, What's New|

By Susan Guio, LCSW Sensory Overload What’s going on when you feel overwhelmed, when you reel from loud noises, when lights give you headaches and you melt down over seemingly “nothing”?  This is the experience of being sensory sensitive. This can happen from the stressors in everyday life or you may be living or working [...]

The Truth about Psychogenic NonEpileptic Seizures

By | 2017-07-14T09:25:52+00:00 September 13th, 2016|Trauma|

Below is an article from the Epilepsy Foundation Epilepsy Foundation The Truth about Psychogenic NonEpileptic Seizures Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES) are an uncomfortable topic, one which is difficult for both patients and healthcare professionals to discuss as well as treat, and yet it is estimated that PNES are diagnosed in 20 to 30% of patients [...]

Psychogenic (Non-Epileptic) Seizures: A Guide

By | 2017-07-14T09:25:54+00:00 September 13th, 2016|Trauma|

I am passing on this informative guide is to help educate our clients on PNES. A condition that is not uncommon in our practice. Psychogenic (Non-Epileptic) Seizures (PNES) A Guide for Patients & Families Selim R. Benbadis, MD Leanne Heriaud, RN Comprehensive Epilepsy Program College of Medicine Comprehensive Epilepsy Program Selim R. Benbadis, MD Associate [...]

What are non-epileptic seizures?

By | 2017-07-14T09:25:57+00:00 September 13th, 2016|Trauma|

I would like to share information on seizures I have seen in my clients. The cause is trauma rather than brain wave irregularity. The following is information is from Dr. Meyers. “Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures: A guide. Lorna Myers, Ph. D. Signs of PNES Seizures seem to follow periods of stress. Very high number of seizures-as [...]

To Know both Suffering and Luxury

By | 2017-07-14T09:25:59+00:00 June 30th, 2016|Musings|

Words of the White Tantric Yoga facilitator during the Summer Solstice Celebration have continued to resonate within me since the experience. Eloquently, softly and with immense grace she told hundreds of attendees that, “Yogi Bhajan wanted us to know survival…as well as luxury…” I have since pondered and ‘felt’ this wisdom in many forms. Checking [...]

Is Your Head in the Sand?

By | 2017-07-14T09:26:04+00:00 May 13th, 2016|Nutrition|

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: Did you know May is Skin Cancer Awareness & Prevention Month? Find out how to protect yourself in THIS ARTICLE. IS YOUR HEAD IN THE SAND? By Kathryn A. Green Creating more awareness in our everyday experiences, moment by moment, is so important in living our healthiest lives. So often we put [...]

Today

By | 2017-07-14T09:26:09+00:00 April 15th, 2016|Depression and Anxiety|

Evolution I am in the process of evolution. This is not Darwin’s misguided concept that evolution is fueled by survival. This evolution is one of gradual, and peaceful change. Why peaceful? I choose the direction I want to be. Choosing is a peaceful action. Having to choose is a battle. When has fighting for survival [...]

Common Yoga Fears/Yoga Unites Us All

By | 2016-10-24T15:19:53+00:00 April 14th, 2016|Yoga|

I’m not flexible enough In yoga, you start where you are. You start with you. It’s not about competing with your neighbor to get deeper into a stretch. It’s about finding your sweet spot. My classes are and have always been all-level. I actively encourage the use of props. Even those of us who have [...]