Caring, Compassionate, and Competent Psychotherapy and Pastoral Counseling
Nate Prentice is a licensed clinical social worker and pastoral counselor who believes in helping people shine.
With his 23+ years of experience helping thousands of people bring out the good in themselves to cope with difficult situations, he lovingly helps people bring out the best in relationships, coping, and their spirituality and performance.
He has specialties in helping people move from suffering to living with and transcending depression, anxiety, posttraumatic stress, relationship issues, and spiritual crises.
In addition to his counseling experience, he has experience with utilizing Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), a state of the art treatment for traumatic memories, and clinical hypnosis.
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Tag Archives: meditation
Counseling people are starting to use apps for use between sessions to help people get better. The jury is still out as to whether or not someone would rather do a therapy app or play Angry Birds, but some things … Continue reading
The basic definition of meditation is “having a steady mind.” In meditation, when your thoughts go up, you don’t go up, and you don’t go down when your thoughts go down. Whether your thoughts are good or bad, exciting or … Continue reading
Believe it or not, you can change critical structures in your brain by adopting a regimen of meditation. 8 weeks is enough to make some changes. These structures are associated with empathy, stress, and attention. While the article doesn’t say … Continue reading
This is a video of a presentation by Jon Kabat-Zinn on mindfulness (think being very present-oriented). It includes some time meditating with him and exploring ways that mindfulness can be helpful with stress reduction. Worth 72 minutes of your time. … Continue reading
Meditation is an act of love. … Meditation: It’s not what you think. –Jon Kabat-Zinn
A big part of the therapeutic approach I have is the use of meditation with clients for stress reduction and thought detachment. The style of meditation I teach is breath work–that is, becoming aware of your breathing when you are … Continue reading
http://www.npr.org/templates/player/mediaPlayer.html?action=1&t=1&islist=false&id=7654964&m=7655313 Above is a description of mindfulness therapy as practiced by Kabat-Zinn, who has been running a clinic on pain management for decades. This is important because he is one of the founders of mindfulness therapy. Good stuff.
Now that I’ve enjoyed my time away, I’ve been pondering what to say about the current trend of going on staycations. Staycations, if you don’t already know, are vacation periods where you stay at home or local to home. Vacations … Continue reading