Reflections

Fall 2011 CIL Newsletter – Autumn Reflections from Judith

Embodied Images: Healing Containers For Trauma Judith Sarah Schmidt Ph.D The deep resources of healing and wholeness offered by dream and imaginal journeying are central to both my personal and professional practices. I would like to share with you some of my thoughts and reflections on the healing worlds of imagination in times of trauma. …

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May 2011 Newsletter: Cry the Beloved Country

Cry the Beloved Country Judith Schmidt, PhD I am concerned for my beloved country.  There are things I see that frighten me, that I believe are potentially threatening to our democracy.  Being a culture focused on the cult of personality, we tend to look at our leaders as individual personalities.  There are times, however, when we …

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Healing Depression

Healing Depression by Barbara Miller, MD Depression is a withdrawal from life. It is usually felt as a sense of hopelessness, helplessness, low energy, eating and sleeping problems, poor self-esteem, difficulties in relationships, and thoughts that may be preoccupied with catastrophe, self-criticism and death. Why does this happen? When I’m trying to understand someone’s depression, …

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Are You Ready To Take Your Bodywork Or Healing Practice To The Next Level?

Are You Ready To Take Your Bodywork Or Healing Practice To The Next Level? On the importance of the relationship between the client and the body-worker by Alexis Johnson, PhD. Velveteen Rabbit: “What is Real?” asked the Velveteen Rabbit. “Real isn’t how you are made”, said the Skin Horse. “It is a thing that happens …

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Tonglen: Forms of Pre-Conscious and Trans-Conscious Communication

Are You Ready To Take Your Bodywork Or Healing Practice To The Next Level? On the importance of the relationship between the client and the body-worker by Alexis Johnson, PhD. Velveteen Rabbit: “What is Real?” asked the Velveteen Rabbit. “Real isn’t how you are made”, said the Skin Horse. “It is a thing that happens …

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Florida Reflections

Florida Reflections by Judith Schmidt, PhD. “In spite of all similarities, every living situation has, like a new born child, a new face that has never been before and will never be again. It demands nothing of what is past. It demands presence it demands you”. (M. Buber) It was a wonderful Florida learning retreat…the …

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