Meditation and mental health

February 18th, 2012 | Posted by Brian Pearson in Meditation - (Comments Off on Meditation and mental health)

Meditation. Many ideas and opinions exist about this ancient, mind altering, self-healing practice. It is often dismissed as that  “new age stuff,” or “that mystical stuff from the East (that you read about in Eat Pray Love).” In common parlance it may also be known as “hocus pocus.” This was the attitude of one our …
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What is ‘therapy’?

February 18th, 2012 | Posted by Brian Pearson in Counseling | Therapy - (Comments Off on What is ‘therapy’?)

As I sit in a hospital room with my dad, having traveled several thousand miles to get here so that I can be here with him through his surgical journey, I find myself having a lot of time to think. Strangely, one of the things I find myself thinking about is therapy. I thought I …
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