About Me…

Having a deeper understanding of yourself makes life more meaningful.

The question is, how does one do this in the midst of twenty-first century living? Over fifteen years ago I began studying psychoanalytic theory, practicing Buddhist meditation, and incorporating creative contemplative time into my life. My writing shares how the integration of theory, practice and creative time enriches our lives.

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Curious to learn about Justin Stone, creator of Tai Chi Chih that became part of my life after terminating Freudian psychoanalysis, I invested in Stone’s book: Climb the Joyous Mountain.Velcro straps secured the infra-red heating pad around my freezing calves as I started reading Stone’s book […]
 In psychoanalysis, I discovered how very much I wanted to be the Good Girl so everyone would like me. I mostly did this by keeping quiet when I was upset with something another person had said, done, or not done. I had to learn that being […]
Three months ago, I terminated Freudian psychoanalysis, the experience I chronicled in Fear, Folly & Freud: A Psychotherapist in Psychoanalysis. These three months have elongated – feeling like three years. In analysis as I experienced it, everything, including the smallest picky detail, odd incomplete remark, changed […]

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