Neatness Counts in Small Amounts
Taking Responsibility for your Inner State
Cognitive Distortions: Mind-Reading Edition
Mark was deep in the weeds as he described a situation with a new relationship. His story was peppered with language describing how the other guy felt and what he thought. It took me a minute before asking, Wait, did he TELL you this? Well, no.
Using The Threads Of The Suffering Narrative
Suffering is a part of life. It is not the WHOLE of life, but it is a PART of life. It is enormously empowering to learn to navigate suffering with radical acceptance and integration of opposites. This understanding informs the AAIT principle, The integration of
Living In A Bi-Polar World
We live in a bi-polar world. Day is inseparable from night. Night is inseparable from day. Men are inseparable from women. Women are inseparable from men. We cannot have one without the other. – We experience this dynamic of dualism psychologically. We feel this as
How Is AAIT Different From Other Models Based On Acceptance?
The acceptance aspect of Acceptance and Integration Training is part and parcel of the work most of us offer. It’s not about indulging our reflex to right things for our clients. It’s about finding ways to help our clients allow space for their experience of
Using Problems As Gateways Into The Non-dual State
Cultivating resilience through induced non-dual awareness, that’s what David and I are presenting on at the upcoming Energy Psychology Conference. Like everyone else, conference organizers pivoted. Instead of meeting in Baltimore. We are meeting virtually. One aspect that sets AAIT apart from other modalities of care is
NASW Chicago – Behind The Scenes
BEHIND THE SCENES Ten minutes before I was to begin my presentation, it became clear that I needed technical support. The two women who presented before me flew into action, one headed out to search for a room monitor and tech support, while the other
Acceptance And Integration Training (AAIT) finds success outside the traditional psychotherapy framework
Recently I was featured on the Cornerstone of Recovery blog where I was able to share more about AAIT™. Check it out below: On the surface, Acceptance And Integration Training® — known by its acronym, AAIT™ — sounds complex and perhaps even arcane. This new approach