Archives for February 2012

Are You Looking for a Burlington Therapist?

Ashley Davis, PhD, LCMHC is a psychotherapist in the state of Vermont and has a private practice in Burlington working with adolescents, adults and families.  She combines her training in psychotherapy and spirituality to bring a unique style to her sessions. “It is not until we fully decide within ourselves to change, that opportunities open […]

Do We Choose to Be Happy?

Do we choose to be happy? The authors Foster and Hicks think so. They traveled the world for over ten years, on the search for happy people. Geneticists, behavioral researchers, and biochemists all have varying beliefs around our ability to be happy, what causes one person to be happy and not another given similar life […]

Boulder Valley Parent Resource

I came across this magazine and wanted to share it with you.  Please click the link below to download the magazine.  You will find some information that might be of interest to you. Thrive: Parent’s Guide for Boulder Valley School Kids

The Power of EMDR

Researchers are finding that EMDR is not only used with PTSD but with a wide range of other experientially based clinical complaints.  This has been found with Shapiro’s work (2001) and with her colleagues (Solomon & Shapiro, 2008) as they continue to conduct research.  In the following article in the Journal of EMDR Practice and […]

EMDR and Migraines

EMDR is a powerful tool that I integrate into my private practice.  I have used EMDR for single-incident traumas, long-term trauma, car accidents, phobias, panic attacks, depression, childhood abuse, sexual abuse, addictions, and many other issues and symptoms that clients come seeking relief and support.  Sometimes I am astounded at what is shifted and transformed […]


Bullying is pervasive in schools.  The statics are staggering of how many children experience bullying at school.  Often children stop wanting to go to school, become depressed and even fake being sick to get out of having to return to school. “Schoolyard bullying, combined with the seemingly online universe of hurt, has become part of […]

The Antidepressants Debate

Many of my clients often ask me if they should take antidepressants.  I often suggest that they education themselves by going to their psychiatrist, primary care doctor, and/or naturopathic doctor to really determine what steps they wish to take in regard to medication.  It is my client’s decision ultimately yet I am intrigued by the medical […]