Inspiring Connections provides psychological services and resources to support well-being through both personal and professional development.

Open group sessions, November and December 2017

The upcoming open group sessions I am offering provide clients with the opportunity to regularly nourish the seeds of mindfulness and self-compassion they are growing via guided, structured practice in a safe, group therapy environment, as well as providing the opportunity to have some time for connection with others and for self-reflection. Read more ›

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Compassion Definition(s) with Inspiration from Chris Germer

I recently updated the compassion entry in the glossary section of the website—nothing fancy—but I realized it needed some attention.  More →

Musings following from two cats and a cardboard box

Sometimes the most everyday things can provide something to explore and/or something in which to take refuge.

This phrase came to my mind last evening after observing Whiskers and Noelle interacting with a cardboard box.

 

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Mindful Compassion Group Therapy Programs, Fall 2017

Self-compassion is approaching ourselves, our inner experience with spaciousness, with the quality of allowing which has a quality of gentleness. Instead of our usual tendency to want to get over something, to fix it, to make it go away, the path of compassion is totally different. Compassion allows.   —Robert Gonzales

There are currently two program days/times to choose from for the fall 2017 iteration of the mindful compassion group therapy program I offer More →