The Pygmalion Effect

In the Greek myth of Pygmalion, an artist falls in love with a statue he has created. The great sculptor Pygmalion creates his ideal woman in marble. The statue is so beautiful that he falls in love with her. In the myth, his love for the statue is so powerful that the statue springs to life and becomes a real […]

Creating a Positive Reality

“Focus on the doughnut, not the hole!” -Dr. Garry Landreth The way to be compassionate every day is to create a positive reality around you. Instead of focusing on the ‘hole’ of what you don’t have, focus on the ‘doughnut’ of what you do have. One way to do this is to create a positive ruminating cycle by identifying a […]

Wise Mind and Being Non-judgmental

Wise Mind is a stable balance between Emotional Mind and Rational Mind. Emotional aggression comes solely from Emotional Mind. Emotional aggression is emotion run rampant. Emotional avoidance, on the other hand, comes solely from Rational Mind. It is devoid of emotion. Rational Mind can be cold and unfeeling, and in response to emotional aggression, Rational Mind results in an emotional […]

WEBINAR: Ecotherapy for Therapists

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS COURSE Target Audience: Mental Health Professionals Live, Interactive Webinar Continuing Education Hours: 10 (Ten) Day One: Tuesday, February 27, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. PST Day Two: Wednesday, February 28, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. PST Course Description This is a TWO-DAY seminar consisting of TWO days of five-hour live, interactive webinars. You must […]