July 13, 2016 by Dr. Keren in Uncategorized

Curiosity: An Essential Part of Love

I first saw this YouTube Clip of the Still Face Experiment when I attended the Emotionally Focused Therapy Summit in NYC in 2013: Watch it here. I couldn’t get it out of my mind and ended up watching it maybe 15 times and sharing it with friends and colleagues. In

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May 20, 2016 by Dr. Keren in Uncategorized

Therapy as Slowing Down

Have you ever tried to slow down your activity level so much so that you became aware of every micro-movement you are making? This was a mindfulness exercise I participated in with a group. One group member commented that the experience was “destabilizing but informative.” That description stuck with me.

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April 20, 2016 by Dr. Keren in Uncategorized

Managing Anxiety When the Bear is Us (and our emotions)

I often tell individuals I am working with that if their goal is to completely obliterate any anxiety they are experiencing, they will fail. Of course, this is not meant to be discouraging or to deny their feelings or experience. I too know the discomfort and sometimes agony of anxiety,

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