Keeping Integration in Mind: Response-Ability in These Times of Uncertainty

In the past weeks, I have been reflecting on the varied responses to the current pandemic.  Like you, I’m exposed to multiple stories of unregulated fear and panic driving people to narrow their sphere of concern as they scramble to populate their pantries and cupboards causing widespread shortages for others.  Also, I have been deeply discouraged by the opposite reaction: … Read More

Celebrate Diversity – 5 Things To Do for Pride Month!

By Debra Pearce-McCall and Lindsay Dec Interpersonal Neurobiology, by its very nature, is inclusive. It highlights and celebrates the brain to brain connections among all people. It serves as an illuminating, integrative framework that underscores the common features in good therapy, or teaching, or leading, or coaching, or parenting – the powerful potential in all relational human endeavors. And with … Read More

Gathering the Self: A Necessary Act That is Fractured by Trauma

By Sarah Peyton, author of Your Resonant Self As I prepared myself to present a weekend workshop in Vancouver, British Columbia called Healing Addiction: Acknowledging the Impact of Trauma, I thought about the beauty of the words, “gathering oneself together.” There’s the in-breath that comes with the contracted diaphragm, a counterintuitive shortening of muscle that leads to the expansion of … Read More