Foundations Program Graduate
Advanced Program Student
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor & Yoga Therapist
Location: Silver Spring, MD
Website: Laurice Counselling Services
As a licensed clinical professional counselor I have helped hundreds of people see themselves more clearly, develop healthy coping skills and make changes to their lives for the better.
Yet too often ‘talk therapy’ by itself is not enough. For people living with anxiety or the effects of trauma, talking is just the tip of the iceberg. For true balance to be restored, their somatic symptoms must be addressed. The Breathing Deeply Yoga Therapy teacher training has helped me take a broader look at my work with clients.
This program is different from others. The Breathing Deeply Yoga Therapy program dives into the deeper parts of what it is to be human. It offers a model that explores all the koshas.
This training has given me a deeper understanding of what my clients are going through, and the movement they might need to move forward to more healthy, balanced lives. Where other programs focused on the clinical, Breathing Deeply accounts for a more balanced consideration of mental and physical health.
It has given me fresh eyes, no longer only looking through the mental health lens I was originally trained with. I now also incorporate the lens of yoga in the work I do with clients.
We all get to that point when we need an infusion of new learning and fresh inspiration. For me, I found it in Breathing Deeply.
Most of us western yoga teachers have a similar path that looks something like this: We realize we are suffering (from an illness, anxiety, watching family age poorly, etc.) We find yoga and it helps us We want to share this amazing helpful thing called yoga with others We see our local studio has a […]
Yoga therapy is a relatively new method of healing born out of an ancient tradition. Yoga has been around for over 1,000 years. The idea of using yoga in a therapeutic context has been credited to Tirumalai Krishnamacharya who died in 1981 at the age of 100. We can think of yoga therapy the same […]
Listen in as Brandt discusses how a Yoga Therapist might work with a client who has already been to physical therapy, as well as some of the different approaches between the two therapies.