Shining Human Qualities
Problems and Solutions
Woven throughout the body of Zivorard Slavinski’s work is the influence of Roberto Assagiolo, On a low level of consciousness there are no solutions, and on high levels of consciousness, there are no problems. I’ve been leaning into my contemplation of this principle in the wake of continuous gun violence. I’m
DISCOVERY: Using Narrative and Accessing FREEDOM from Narrative
“But what about interpretation? What about use of self?” That was the question a seasoned therapist asked at a presentation on AAIT. First, I got to hand it to AAIT practitioners, I honestly don’t know of any other group that has such a strong awareness of use of self. Nonetheless,
How To Embody The Best Of Who You Are
EMBODIMENT Most of us think of embodiment having to do wholly with our bodies. With AAIT, embodiment is a home practice that puts the power to disrupt a “sub-optimal state of being” in our hands, within our grasp. This is profoundly empowering for practitioners and our clients. – Embodiment gives
How To Tend To Tension Between Two Emotions
If Self Acceptance was a country, Dick Olney would be its Poet Laureate. If Integration was a country, Zivorad Slavinski would be its Minister of Wholeness. Dick was fond of the ancient Arabian aphorism, “Trust God and tie your camel.” I found the seeming tension between these two compelling. The
Case Study: How AAIT™ Helped Marie On Her Journey To Friendship
Marie has been journeying with depression and anxiety for more than two decades. She tried just about everything possible from medications to electro-convulsive therapy along with years of therapy. It was the discovery of the right medication alongside her diligent practice with AAIT that brought us to what she wanted
Going from “Good Enough” to Assured Confidence
Let’s talk about MONEY. Generally speaking, we healing arts practitioners have a complicated relationship with money. We don’t feel comfortable asking for it. We don’t want to withhold services for it.
In the late eighties, our daughters were two and four. David and I were in the thick of parenting and finding our footing as young professionals. It was a busy and challenging time.