Ryan Hoffman, MFT (bayareaholisticpsychotherapy.com) - Ethosynthesis Interview

Ryan is a psychotherapist who works in private practice in Berkeley and San Francisco, CA. In this interview, he describes the ways he uses mindfulness and somatic interventions with his clients. He emphasizes his work with couples, and gives examples of ways he helps them regulate their emotions and nervous systems in service of better understanding each other. Throughout the interview, Ryan highlights the importance of integrating techniques to meet each client’s unique needs, and the importance of bringing attention to the spiritual and transpersonal aspects of the therapeutic process. He concludes the interview with a reflection on personal practices that support his overall wellbeing.

This video is part of Ethosynthesis: A video blog integrating diverse perspectives from SF Bay Area psychotherapists and mindfulness teachers. Topics of discussion include psychology, personal growth, mindfulness, neuroscience, eastern philosophy, healing trauma, and much more. Hosted by Tim Holtzman, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor # 5452, www.timholtzmantherapy.com

The current video series focuses on mindfulness and somatic-based forms of psychotherapy. Each interviewee will share her or his unique perspective on questions such as: How do mindfulness and somatic-based interventions increase the effectiveness of psychotherapy compared to more traditional forms of psychotherapy? And what specific interventions do each of the therapists use to bring about desired change and growth in clients?

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Romona Mukhergee, LPCC (www.therapytoevolve.com) - Ethosynthesis Interview

Romona is a psychotherapist who works with clients in San Francisco, CA, and also provides services via telehealth to New York and California. In this interview, Romona discusses how she uses a wellness-based model to incorporate a range of techniques including meditation, hypnosis, and body awareness practices. She provides a clear explanation about how mindfulness and body awareness helps clients leverage the full capacities of their brains. Romona also provides a guided example of a mudra meditation she uses with clients, which helps integrate the right and left hemispheres of the brain. She concludes the interview with a salient reflection on the nature of reality, and the greater fullness of being that arises out of working through painful experiences.

This video is part of Ethosynthesis: A video blog integrating diverse perspectives from SF Bay Area psychotherapists and mindfulness teachers. Topics of discussion include psychology, personal growth, mindfulness, neuroscience, eastern philosophy, healing trauma, and much more.

The current video series focuses on mindfulness and somatic-based forms of psychotherapy. Each interviewee will share her or his unique perspective on questions such as: How do mindfulness and somatic-based interventions increase the effectiveness of psychotherapy compared to more traditional forms of psychotherapy? And what specific interventions do each of the therapists use to bring about desired change and growth in clients? Hosted by Tim Holtzman, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor # 5452, www.timholtzmantherapy.com

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Krista Yapp, AMFT (www.kristayapp.com) - Ethosynthesis Interview

Krista is a psychotherapist who works in private practice out of San Jose, CA. In this interview, Krista describes the benefits of using mindfulness and somatic-based interventions with couples, individual adults, and children. She specifically discusses how she uses partner yoga with couples to increase connection. She then talks about her work with children experiencing anxiety and ADHD. Krista concludes the interview with a personal reflection on how yoga and mindfulness practices support her wellbeing, and led her into becoming a psychotherapist.

This video is part of Ethosynthesis: A video blog integrating diverse perspectives from SF Bay Area psychotherapists and mindfulness teachers. Topics of discussion include psychology, personal growth, mindfulness, neuroscience, eastern philosophy, healing trauma, and much more.

The current video series focuses on mindfulness and somatic-based forms of psychotherapy. Each interviewee will share her or his unique perspective on questions such as: How do mindfulness and somatic-based interventions increase the effectiveness of psychotherapy compared to more traditional forms of psychotherapy? And what specific interventions do each of the therapists use to bring about desired change and growth in clients?

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Ethosynthesis - Tim Holtzman, APCC

Tim is a psychotherapist who works in private practice, out of Berkeley, CA. In this interview, Tim discusses relational psychotherapy and the ways he builds meaningful relationships with clients. He also highlights the importance of encouraging clients to be their own expert. Tim then explains the importance of “here-and-now” discussions, and the benefits of exploring “live” relational moments that occur in therapy.

This video is part of Ethosynthesis: A video blog integrating diverse perspectives from SF Bay Area psychotherapists and mindfulness teachers. Topics of discussion include psychology, personal growth, mindfulness, neuroscience, eastern philosophy, healing trauma, and much more.

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This interview is part of a video series featuring psychotherapists in the SF bay area. Each therapist will have an opportunity to express their unique perspectives on one of the most important questions in psychology: how does psychotherapy effectively heal people and change them into better versions of themselves? And what does each of the therapists do during sessions to bring about optimal effects for people?

Cameron Murphey, AMFT - Ethosynthesis Interview

Cameron is a psychotherapist who works for a SF East Bay agency focused on supporting families in crisis.  In the interview, Cameron discusses his use of an evidence-based model known as Multidimensional Family Therapy (MDFT). He specifically addresses ways that he intervenes with families to reactivate their natural healing responses.

Interviewer: Tim Holtzman, APCC (www.timholtzmantherapy.com) as part of Ethosynthesis: A video blog integrating diverse perspectives from SF Bay Area psychotherapists and mindfulness teachers. Topics of discussion include psychology, personal growth, mindfulness, neuroscience, eastern philosophy, healing trauma, and much more.

You can save this interview and past interviews by "liking" the Facebook Blog page: https://www.fb.com/Ethosynthesis.blog

You can also stream or download the audio of this interview: https://ethosynthesis.podbean.com/

This interview is part of a seven part video series featuring psychotherapists in the SF bay area. Each therapist will have an opportunity to express their unique perspectives on one of the most important questions in psychology: how does psychotherapy effectively heal people and change them into better versions of themselves? And what does each of the therapists do during sessions to bring about optimal effects for people?

Interview with Isabel (www.isabeldiamond.com)

Isabel is a psychotherapist who works in the Rockridge area of Oakland, CA. In this interview, Isabel discusses her work with individual adults and couples with the use of Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP) and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). She first highlights the importance of building safe relationships with her clients. She then talks about the importance of providing clients with new emotional experiences, which actually rewires the neural networks in their brains. This creates more effective relationship patterns, as well as more choice in how to respond to life's challenges.

Interviewer: Tim Holtzman, APCC (www.timholtzmantherapy.com) as part of Ethosynthesis: A video blog integrating diverse perspectives from SF Bay Area psychotherapists and mindfulness teachers. Topics of discussion include psychology, personal growth, mindfulness, neuroscience, eastern philosophy, healing trauma, and much more.

You can save this interview and past interviews by "liking" the Facebook Blog page: https://www.fb.com/Ethosynthesis.blog

You can also stream or download the audio of this interview: https://ethosynthesis.podbean.com/

This interview is part of a seven part video series featuring psychotherapists in the SF bay area. Each therapist will have an opportunity to express their unique perspectives on one of the most important questions in psychology: how does psychotherapy effectively heal people and change them into better versions of themselves? And what does each of the therapists do during sessions to bring about optimal effects for people?

Interview with Sarah Dardick, AMFT, APCC

Sarah Dardick, AMFT, APCC, is a psychotherapist at Felton Institute, in San Francisco, CA. In this interview, Sarah talks about her therapeutic style, and includes examples of interventions she uses with clients. Sarah also address what she believes are the most important factors in effective therapy, and what types of clients benefit the most from it.

Interviewer: Tim Holtzman, APCC (www.timholtzmantherapy.com) 
as part of Ethosynthesis: A video blog integrating diverse perspectives from SF Bay Area psychotherapists and mindfulness teachers. Topics of discussion include psychology, personal growth, mindfulness, neuroscience, eastern philosophy, healing trauma, and much more.

Stay tuned by "liking" the Facebook Blog page: https://www.facebook.com/Ethosynthesis.blog

You can also stream or download the audio of this interview: https://ethosynthesis.podbean.com/

This interview is part of a seven part video series featuring psychotherapists in the SF bay area. Each therapist will have an opportunity to express their unique perspectives on one of the most important questions in psychology: how does psychotherapy effectively heal people and change them into better versions of themselves? And what does each of the therapists do during sessions to bring about optimal effects for people?

Interview with Drew Nelson, AMFT

Drew Nelson is a psychotherapist with Grateful Heart Holistic Therapy Center, in Concord, CA. In this interview, Drew discusses Sensorimotor Psychotherapy – a mindfulness-based and somatic modality used to help clients heal trauma. Drew describes how trauma affects people, and what symptoms are typical. He discusses findings in neuroscience, and layouts what he does during psychotherapy sessions to help people overcome trauma.

Interviewer: Tim Holtzman, APCC (www.timholtzmantherapy.com) 
as part of Ethosynthesis: A video blog integrating diverse perspectives from SF Bay Area psychotherapists and mindfulness teachers. Topics of discussion include psychology, personal growth, mindfulness, neuroscience, eastern philosophy, healing trauma, and much more.

Stay tuned by "liking" the Facebook Blog page: https://www.facebook.com/Ethosynthesis.blog

You can also stream or download the audio of this interview: https://ethosynthesis.podbean.com/

This interview is part of a seven part video series featuring psychotherapists in the SF bay area. Each therapist will have an opportunity to express their unique perspectives on one of the most important questions in psychology: how does psychotherapy effectively heal people and change them into better versions of themselves? And what does each of the therapists do during sessions to bring about optimal effects for people?