“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future” – Jeremiah 29:11 (TNIV) Thank you for reading… The Introductory post about Choosing Change, Choosing Change #1: Safe People, Safe Places, and Safe Processes Choosing Change […]

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future” – Jeremiah 29:11 (TNIV) Thank you for reading… The Introductory post about Choosing Change, Choosing Change #1: Safe People, Safe Places, and Safe Processes Choosing Change […]

This is a post in the Choosing Change series inspired by the work of Dr. Dan Siegel, UCLA) When your Brain and Mind engages in goal-oriented activity to develop skills that produce constructive, functional, and “win-win” Relationship outcomes with the Brain and Mind of your partner, your effort not only results in the creation of […]

(This is a post in the Choosing Change series inspired by the work of Dr. Dan Siegel, UCLA) The River of Integration is a metaphor conceptualized by Dr. Dan Siegel (from his book Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation, 2010), that describes how we as humans could travel successfully on “the river of life,” due to […]

(This is a post in the Choosing Change series inspired by the work of Dr. Dan Siegel, UCLA) It’s the end of July in the United States, and I suspect a lot of you are on the road enjoying your summer vacation. If you are out there, be careful and enjoy yourself! When you arrive at […]

“Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock” – […]

What follows is the basic “A-C-T-I-V-E” model, created by Dr Ken McGill (2017). I encourage you to view each of the links associated with the model, as the additional information provides supportive data that is relevant to each of the points in the model. In the next post, I’ll provide a clinical rationale for the […]