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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