Migraine Behind the Eyes

 

Give Loose to Mirth by CM, pastel on Fabriano paper, 12" x 18", 2014

Give Loose to Mirth by CM, pastel on Fabriano paper, 12″ x 18″, 2014

“It’s funny where you end up in a Bodyscapes session. Looking in the dictionary takes you on a trip from disorder to riot to brilliant display. Before, I never would have thought of  my debilitating migraine pain as a brilliant display. My client has migraines 15 times per month. The severe pain lasts between 24-36 hours. It is hard for her to live in the present moment, not anticipating the threat of a future migraine. She feels there is no meaning or purpose gained from living with her migraines.  Continue reading

Depression

Untitled by Laura K, Pastel on Fabriano paper, 12" x 18", 2014

Untitled by Laura K, Pastel on Fabriano paper, 12″ x 18″, 2014

When I work with a client  living with depression, I know the words my client and I will define in the dictionary will be words I know too well. Depression and liver damage were the two conditions  for which I created The Bodyscapes Technique.

 “I was in therapy for three years. I learned some good things. But, I still have depression. I thought I would try something new.” My client reminded me of my own tenacious spirit to continue to seek ways to understand more fully living with depression. So, we started. Anxiety, depression, stomach and scared.

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