Be the Change Radio
In Vivo Somatic Experiencing: Relieving the effects of trauma
Jacqueline A. Carleton, PhD offers integrative treatment, bridging the fields of body psychotherapy and psychoanalysis with her own life-experience. Jacquie generously explains the healing principles of the body in the therapeutic process. To make the principles more clear and accessible, she generously offers her own story about handling the trauma of going into cardiac arrest […]
Raja Selvam, PhD, is a senior Somatic Experiencing trainer and founder of Trauma Vidya, an organization that served hundreds of the survivors of the 2004 Asian tsunami. To find out more about Somatic Experiencing, as well as Raja’s trainings in Working with Stress and Trauma, Emotional, and Relational Symptoms with Greater Efficiency, go to www.traumahealing.com.
Environmental Training for Transition
Pamela Boyce Simms, development officer at KTD Monastery returns to Be the Change Radio. She is launching an environmental training for transition in Woodstock on October 5th, 6th, and 7th in Woodstock. The dynamic, interactive training prepares participants to move their local communities from fossil fuel dependency to resilient sustainability against the backdrop of peak […]
The Dig Kids of Kingston
The Dig Kids: An Urban Farming Program for Youth is in its second year in 2012. Youth are paid an educational stipend to “farm” the Everett Hodge Center Children’s Garden and the Van Buren Street Playground in mid-town Kingston. Created by the Kingston Land Trust in partnership with Kingston Cares (a program of Family of […]
To Thrive in Life
Steven Hoskinson consults and trains trauma treatment providers internationally under the auspices of Hoskinson Consulting in Encinitas, California. For a decade, he has taught as Senior International Instructor for The Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute, and has done research in Creativity, Myth and Spirituality.
Amy Shoko Brown and Hank Tusinski talk about the most basic and profound spiritual practice – the breath. In Qigong (Energy work), autumn is associated with the lung channel, weakened by grief and anxiety, strengthened by integrity and acceptance. Bringing attention to the breath is a profound way of learning how we naturally give and […]
Joan Henry with a group of young people who have been participating in one of Mill Street Loft’s summer programs, Project ABLE.
Dance of Life
Amy Shoko Brown talks with Hank Tusinski, painter, sculptor, and all-around expert in living creatively about discipline, community, and freedom. Hank’s 10-foot tall Day of the Dead Jester skeleton mocks vanity and invites all to take seriously this glorious dance of life.
Great Women, Great Stories
Rita M. Gross is internationally known for her innovative work on gender and religion. She is also a Buddhist dharma teacher, having been appointed to that position by Her Eminence Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche. She recently led a weekend workshop at Zen Mountain Monastery entitled “Great Women, Great Stories.” Julie & Danica talk with Rita about […]
One Voice for Laos
One Voice for Laos is a volunteer organization of Hudson Valley teenagers and adults dedicated to helping the 600 children of the Deak Kum Pa Orphanage lead healthier and more productive lives. Local teens Rachel Castellano and Jess Ditkoff talk about the life-changing journey including 16 months of awareness building, fundraising, and the actual trip […]
Making Friends with Death
Amy and Julie speak with Judith Leif, author of Making Friends with Death: A Buddhist Guide to Encountering Mortality. Judith has taught internationally on death and dying and on the application of mindfulness-awareness training. She wears two hats, that of a nurse-advocate working to raise awareness and create legislation on end-of-life issues, and that of […]
Healing the Mind-Body Split
As the son of one of the early pioneers in Body Psychotherapy, Frederic Lowen grew up appreciating the body and it’s role in emotional well-being. He established the Alexander Lowen Foundation to continue the profound legacy and wisdom of Dr. Alexander Lowen, founder of Bioenergetics Analysis.