• Drumming and the Mind, Body, and Soul

    As a psychotherapist, stress management consultant and drummer of thirty years who began drumming on a practice pad my father created out of three-parts love and one-part rubber and wood, I’ve been pondering a question that went beyond the technique and mechanics of my drumming. That is, were there any benefits to my drumming on my mind, body, or even, dare I say, soul?

  • Letting Go of Crutches

    Trust is one the most important elements in the workshops I teach. Usually that trust is me learning to trust myself and my process. In this case, my learning extended to trusting that the participants know what is best for themselves, and for me, to practice getting out of the way and allowing them to open to their next steps, in this case, literally.