"Whether I’m speaking at a conference, recording in my office studio, or taking part in a TV interview, I’m telling stories about how our culture can pull us apart, and about how you and I can bring our world back together again..."
Anthropologists tells us that, for most of humanity’s time on this planet, we lived our lives in villages. In these villages, our psychological need for each other was beautifully, eloquently met. But, beginning a few thousand years ago, a mono-culture began its spread across our planet, a culture unsafe for humanity...
Presented at the International Communal Studies Associaiton (ISCA) 2024 Conference, Jan 15-19, 2024
We’ll explore the inner fall that comes for each of us when our natural desire for relationship is thwarted by humanity’s collapse into consumerism. We’ll see how this creates a fragmentation within us that mirrors the separation that has happened around us, and we’ll talk about the road that takes us home.
Presented at the International Integrative Psychotherapy Association 11th Professional Education Conference: Presence & Involvement, Bilbao, Spain, June 15-17, 2023
Grief invites us on a journey to the underworld. When we let go and take this ride, entering into the grief of where we are, we discover something remarkable. Grief breaks our hearts, but, when we allow it, it also breaks us open... and,open, we can find our way home to each other.