Dr. Dan Siegel. Mindfulness. Brain Hand Model. Empathy and Cognition.

A short video of the work of Ian McGilchrist on the divided brain. 

Tara Brach Leads a Guided Meditation: The RAIN of Self Compassion


Professional Affiliations

The Hakomi Institute ~ The Hakomi Institute is a professional educational organization dedicated to providing high quality trainings in Hakomi Mindful Somatic Psychology. 

Mindful Experiential Therapy Approaches (M.E.T.A.) ~ M.E.T.A. train seasoned counselors & therapists, allied health & healing practitioners, and people interested in advanced personal growth.

Nurturing the Heart with the Brain in Mind ~ NTH offers training it Interpersonal Neurobiology. Warm, responsive bonds nourish and strengthen our embodied and relational brains. We are supported and healed by one another’s presence through every stage of life. 

CIMBS ~ Complex Integration of Multiple Brain Systems is an innovative psychotherapy paradigm that understands the client's potentials and difficulties from a Systems Perspective.

Right Use of Power Institute ~ Power directed by heart. Heart infused with power. This is key to right use of power. The Right Use of Power Institute offers trainings and consultation for individuals and organizations.

The Center for Nonviolent Communication ~ Global organization helping people compassionately connect with one another through Nonviolent Communication, a process created by Marshall B Rosenberg.


Psychotherapeutic Mindfulness based Somatic Counseling, Ashland Oregon

Photos by David Lorenz Winston | © Copyright 2016 Sam Vittoria

Mindfulness-Based Somatic Counseling