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The Journey of Transformation

WELCOME!

June 13th, 2011 at 21:28
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WELCOME!

As a psy­chother­a­pist I have wit­nessed cri­sis lead­ing to transformation.

I have also expe­ri­enced cri­sis and trans­for­ma­tion myself. In my 50th year I expe­ri­enced great change and chal­lenges. I moved back home with my par­ents to care for my mother, who was dying from ALS. I also got divorced, got can­cer, lost both of my beloved cats, started a new career, and bought a house of my own.

It became a time of trans­for­ma­tion. The wis­dom I gained brought a bet­ter qual­ity to my life. It also enabled me to work with clients at a deeper level.

There are four essen­tial build­ing blocks that allowed me to grow stronger rather than grow bit­ter, and how to trans­form the expe­ri­ence of pain and change it into one of growth and enrichment.

They are: RELA­TION­SHIP, RESILIENCE, RESPITE and RENEWAL.

These prin­ci­ples (the 4 Rs) hold the key to get through the tri­als of life. I now share what I learned in those days, to help oth­ers to uti­lize these skills to cope with a major life chal­lenge or transition.

It might be that you are a care­giver, it may be that you have expe­ri­enced loss of health or a job. Maybe a mar­riage is end­ing. What­ever the tran­si­tion, these tools can help you cope and feel better.

On the jour­ney through care­giv­ing or sig­nif­i­cant per­sonal tran­si­tion fac­ing strug­gle, emo­tional pain and fear are inevitable, but trans­form­ing those expe­ri­ences into an enrich­ing expe­ri­ence is a choice. This site is intended to inform, touch, and in some way, inspire you to do just that.

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As a psychotherapist I have witnessed crisis leading to transformation.

 

I have also experienced crisis and transformation myself. In my 50th year I experienced great change and challenges. I moved back home with my parents to care for my mother, who was dying from ALS. I also got divorced, got cancer, lost both of my beloved cats, started a new career, and bought a house of my own.

 

It became a time of transformation. The wisdom I gained brought a better quality to my life. It also enabled me to work with clients at a deeper level.

 

There are four essential building blocks that allowed me to grow stronger rather than grow bitter, and how to transform the experience of pain and change it into one of growth and enrichment.

 

They are: RELATIONSHIP, RESILIENCE, RESPITE and RENEWAL.

 

These principles (the 4 Rs) hold the key to get through the trials of life. I now share what I learned in those days, to help others to utilize these skills to cope with a major life challenge or transition.

 

It might be that you are a caregiver, it may be that you have experienced loss of health or a job. Maybe a marriage is ending. Whatever the transition, these tools can help you cope and feel better.

 

On the journey through caregiving or significant personal transition facing struggle, emotional pain and fear are inevitable, but transforming those experiences into an enriching experience is a choice. This site is intended to inform, touch, and in some way, inspire you to do just that.

clouds, trees, sunshine

Sun shining through

 

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