Over the past several years my focus has shifted from traditional and online psychotherapy to complementary modalities including Energy Healing, Aromatherapy and Wellness Coaching. The shift happened as I struggled with my own health issues and I found wellness by embracing alternative methods of healing. As I found my own balance, I realized I no longer wanted… [Read More]
What is Aroma Writing?
I have been offering writing workshops for a few years. My writing workshops are a bit different than the norm because I pair essential oils with writing prompts. It’s called Aroma Writing. Sound cray? It isn’t. It is actually a very powerful experience. I’ve always been a “writer.” In high school and college I much… [Read More]
Mental Health and Technology- what’s that got to do with intuition?
For me, everything. Becoming an E-Patient About 15 years ago I was diagnosed with Stage IV Sarcoidosis. I was very ill for nearly a year and it took just as long to receive a proper diagnosis. In 2000 I turned to the internet for answers. I found a few support forums for people with respiratory… [Read More]
Reiki Healing in a Digital Age
I have been writing lessons for my Reiki Master Teacher course and I am reminded of the powerful gift of Reiki. We have the ability to help ourselves through energy that is available to all of us. Reiki Attunement I have created a course that extends beyond the usual Reiki I, II and III with… [Read More]
Peonies and distance healing
Do you have a favorite flower? I love peonies. When I lived on Lookout Mountain I had peony flowers that were outrageously beautiful growing in my yard. I did not plant them or cultivate them but I enjoyed their beauty. When I moved, I transplanted them to my parent’s yard where they still thrive. Flower… [Read More]
Flowers are a nice gesture! Even virtual flowers…
My efforts at the Online Therapy Institute extend to Second Life. Last fall we moved to a new location- from one island to another- we built a new office and virtual classroom complete with lovely landscaping. We share an island with other people in the helping professions so we feel right at home. While I… [Read More]
Coming Full Circle as a Writer
When I was in High School I loved American and English Lit classes. In my senior year I enrolled in the local community college as an early entry student and took a writing class. People would casually comment on my writing, and I made decent grades in most subjects if I could use words. I… [Read More]