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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