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CBT 101

A general introduction to the ancient and ever-new science of cognitive-behavioral therapy. I recently presented this class at Georgetown University’s Complementary and Alternative Medicine Program. Join us for an expert guided tour of world CBT that starts beneath a Bodhi Tree in India 2500 years ago and winds up at Germany’s Max Plank Institute For

Healing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder with Kundalini Yoga and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder [PTSD] is a body/mind illness diagnosed in military and civilian populations worldwide. It develops in the aftermath of many kinds of traumatic events including military combat, physical or sexual assault, and natural disaster. PTSD symptoms cluster into four separate categories: 1] recurrent distressing memories of the traumatic event, including nightmares and

Integrative Trauma Recovery, Healing From PTSD

PTSD is a mind-body disorder we can now treat by utilizing the tremendous healing powers of our own bodies and minds. Our integrative trauma recovery protocol is a suite of evidence-based, drug-free tools you can use to bring such healing into your own life. Our approach has helped combat veterans, rape victims, survivors of motor

CBT, Zen And The Experience Of “No Self”

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and Zen both address the reality of human anguish. CBT targets the beliefs and thought patterns that create emotional suffering.  “I’m no good” is a belief associated with depression.  “Something bad is going to happen to me,” a belief that drives anxiety.  Zen practice comes at such “delusive thoughts and feelings” in