Working with depression holistically

Working with depression holistically. Have you considered that your third chakra may be deficient? Working with depression holistically, one takes into consideration body, mind and soul alignment and deficiencies. In her book Eastern Body, Western Mind, Anodea Judith believes that one who is suffering from depression is feeling the influence third chakra deficiencies. Let’s explore […]

Growth is happening

Growth is happening “Some periods of our growth are so confusing that we don’t even recognize that growth is happening. We may feel hostile or angry or weepy and hysterical, or we may feel depressed. It would never occur to us, unless we stumbled on a book or a person who explained to us, that […]

Thankful for my shadow, I can now see my light.

Perhaps, through the process of integrating our shadow, we discover new depths in our sense of self. We meet powerful parts of ourselves that we  may not have acknowledged had we not gone into our own abyss. The shadow as an unconscious aspect of the personality which the conscious ego does not identify. -C.G Jung How […]

The best version of you is possible

  The best version of yourself is closer than you think. What would you need to allow, release or create in order live the best version of yourself? Living with less depression, less anxiety and less stress is possible! Start the process today at holisticportland.com

Opening to the unconditional

Practice the unconditional today. Unconditional love really exists in each of us. It is part of our deep inner being. It is not so much an active emotion as a state of being. It’s not ‘I love you’ for this or that reason, not ‘I love you if you love me.’ It’s love for no […]

Myth and the Hero’s Journey

“I think what we are looking for is a way of experiencing the world that will open to us the transcendent that informs it, and at the same time forms ourselves with it. That is what people want. That is what the should asks for”. J. Campbell I am caught by mythology. I am interested in the literature of […]

What is Transpersonal Psychotherapy?

Experiencing the sacred in daily, ordinary life and in the conscious which most people live. Hello, I find that the transpersonal experience, is profound and difficult to explain. That to  make it accessible and understandable for everyone is difficult. Below is a brief description of Transpersonal Psychotherapy. More than trying to capture it’s exact essence, I hope […]

What is Mindfulness and Contemplative Psychotherapy?

Deep within the human spirit, Largely severed from its ancient moorings, There is a new search unfolding. For a larger vision of the human journey, That includes all the different sides of our nature. John Welwood Mindfulness and Contemplative Psychotherapy Mindfulness and contemplative psychotherapy asserts that our basic nature is characterized by clarity, openness and […]

The only reason…

The only reason we don’t open our hearts and minds to other people is that they trigger confusion in us that we don’t feel brave enough or sane enough to deal with. To the degree that we look clearly and compassionately at ourselves, we feel confident and fearless about looking into someone else’s eyes. Pema […]