Watch Recordings from Logosynthesis Day 2023

Watch recordings from Logosynthesis Day 2023 The online conference held on January 11, 2023 offered a wonderful opportunity to come together to better understand how this model is being used in therapy, coaching and self-coaching. We are excited to offer the recordings of each session so that you can view any that you may have missed and/or watch presentations again. You are welcome to share the videos with friends and colleagues. To learn more about Logosynthesis, you can subscribe to … Read More

Unlock your potential in 2023.

It is common to think that you need to ‘change’ yourself or your situation to achieve your potential. But what if you already possess your full potential? What if your work is to simply shift the memories and beliefs that get in the way of realizing this potential?  Rather than expending energy to change yourself and others, you simply notice and shift the triggers to your stress response. The result is that more of your energy is available to act … Read More

How mental images trigger symptoms and how to shift them.

Mental images are normal. As humans, we automatically create mental images in response life’s experiences. Some are pleasant. Some are not! And for the most part, they stay with us unchanged over time. We often hear of people reliving an accident or cherishing the memory of a loved one. Mental images can trigger physical and mental symptoms. What’s important is that it is not just the image that stays with you. When the image is activated, all the sensations associated … Read More

How do I not let things bother me?

Start with what bothers you. We all experience things that bother us in everyday life. It’s a normal human response. An annoying boss. A coworker who doesn’t do their share of the work. Too many demands on your time. Worry about your children. Financial concerns. The list goes on…. Over time, how you react to these everyday situations take a toll on your health, your work and your relationships. It is common to think that if something bothers you, you … Read More

Finding Wisdom in the Serenity Prayer

Tapping into Wisdom with the Serenity Prayer If you are looking for peace and calm in these very turbulent times, the Serenity Prayer offers valuable guidance: “God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” What do you accept? What do you change? How do you know the difference? I’ve known this prayer since my childhood. I prayed for acceptance, courage and wisdom. … Read More

The Effectiveness of Logosynthesis: New Methods in Integrative Psychotherapy

Integrative psychotherapy can be helpful in treating a number of different mental health and psychological issues. Research offers valuable insights into the effectiveness of available methods in an effort to improve health outcomes. On September 8, 2022, Dr. med Suzanne von Blumenthal offered a poster presentation on the pilot efficacy study on the effectiveness of Logosynthesis at the Congress of the Swiss Society of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy. Logosynthesis was offered as a treatment modality for patients with depression or anxiety … Read More

Creating hope through action.

World Suicide Prevention Day encourages you to be the light. Creating hope through action encourages you to gain confidence so that you can become a beacon of light to those in pain: “You can be the light.” (IASP, 2022) Suicide is not a comfortable topic, especially when someone close to you is struggling. It can trigger feelings of worry, fear and anxiety. The topic can trigger strong physical sensations and distressing thoughts. It can be difficult to know what to say … Read More

How to resolve work-related stress headaches.

Sylvie contacted me because she was struggling at work.  “I’m having a hard time at work again. It’s causing me bad headaches. I have lower back pain. And I had a panic attack before going into work today.” Sylvie reported that apart from work, she was doing well. She has been experiencing tension headaches for the past couple of weeks and based on past experiences, she is worried that things were going to continue to go downhill. I guided Sylvie … Read More

What is a ‘stressor’ and how to eliminate it?

A stressor is defined as ‘a stimulus that causes stress’. (Merriam Webster) To reduce stress in your everyday life, the work seems clear: To eliminate the stimulus that is causing stress. And yet, ‘stimulus’ is a normal and necessary part of everyday living. Life would be very dull if you avoided all the stimuli that resulted in stress. Thus you learn to cope and live with the stress. And yet the faster the world changes, the greater the pressure to … Read More

Recovering from coronavirus using Logosynthesis

Amber is recovering from coronavirus Amber joined our Zoom session out of breath. She had tested negative two days earlier but still experienced difficulty breathing any time she walked. She had no breathing issues prior to covid and she ‘knew’ that she may still be recovering, yet she felt annoyed. She was trying not to panic but she was definitely concerned about long term symptoms from the virus. She could feel the tightness in her chest. ‘I don’t want to … Read More

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