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21

Jul
2016

Our wonderful need of touch

As a therapist I see everyday my client’s need for touch, however, people’s need generally speaking. Strange, what we do not recognize nearly as often is “the need to touch”. In Harry Harlow’s famous experiment with nursing primates, he found that they consistently choose a soft figure to touch over their food source. Equally striking […]

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18

Jul
2016

Mind ~ getting the truth

Doing therapy I cultivate healthy “psycho-mechanics”. I attend as much to the movement of awareness as to the movement of the body. So, to facilitate the client’s clear experience of my touch, I keep returning our awareness to the place we are working on and paying attention. Then I keep noting my awareness wandering off […]

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