by Wendy Palmer Patterson, LCSW, LMFT  Underneath all of our defenses, reactivities, and unconscious impulses is the reality of basic needs – met and unmet.  When we understand that we all have basic needs and that some of them have been well met and others not, it makes it much more possible to have compassion.. read more →

13 Jul 2016
July 13, 2016

WALKING LESSONS IN PARIS

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  WALKING LESSONS IN PARIS By Jesica and Brian Eames Twenty-two years ago we came to Paris for the first time. We were barely into our 20s. We saw Rodin’s and Cezanne’s and Bonnard’s, we walked around Monet’s water lilies, and we enjoyed cheese at the end of dinner. Other than being accompanied by a.. read more →

29 Jun 2016
June 29, 2016

Do You See Patterns?

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Do You See Patterns?  By Wendy Palmer Patterson  Do you see patterns?  Do you see your patterns?  Do you see how helpful they were once upon a time?  Do you see the patterns that are no longer helpful?  Do you see the patterns that have become your enemy?? All of us develop habits and patterns.. read more →