Me, Myself, and I

Everyone has heard the expression: “me, myself and I”. Recently, I have been utilizing this saying as a way of understanding 3 different states of a person. It is turning out to be quite helpful for individual clients and couples, … Read More

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Reflections on Heartwood

by David H. Johnson, LCSW In the summer of 2004, I was in between offices and looking for a place to practice. I had heard of the “Heartwood Center” and that it was some kind of holistic center in Evanston … Read More

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The New Psychiatry

I would like to invite you read a great article entitled, The New Psychiatry, The rise of Natural Mental Health that you can find in the July/August of The Magazine “Psychotherapy Networker”. The article appearing on page 32 is the … Read More

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Mindfulness Workshop

I will be conducting a workshop coming up March 3rd from 1pm to 3pm at the CG Jung Center in Evanston. Click the link below for more info and registration. Mindfulness: Ancient Technique for Modern Practice  

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Bruce Lipton – Epigenetics

I read a fantastic article in the October issue of Natural Awakenings entitled “Training the World’s Hearts to Beat as One,” an interview with stem-cell biologist Bruce Lipton, Ph.D.  I learned about epigenetics — how perception influences genetics.  Dr. Lipton … Read More

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A funny thing happened on the way to the office. From my road trip of last month, I found a nice art piece in Brown County, Indiana. I put it up in my office, only to realize that by adding … Read More

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Person receiving a massage

Body Work and Psychotherapy

Why is this combination beneficial? The body is the mirror of the unconscious. Bodywork can bring emotional issues to the surface as body structures are realigned or shifted into proper places. Psychotherapy may be needed to process the feelings that … Read More

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Co-Ed Group Therapy

Groups provide ongoing energy and support for the difficult work that members seek to accomplish. Participants have transitioned from one-to-one therapy with me to the group setting after a good therapeutic alliance has been established. I provide structure by opening … Read More

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Couples Counseling

Effective communication by two people will involve clear messaging that is hearable and specific. It requires that while one person is speaking, the other is listening. Empathetic listening involves listening with the head and the heart. Learning how to listen … Read More

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