As the days pass, our participants discover and discuss new possibilities of psycho-physiological self-regulation – breathing deeply to relax in spite of the anxious anticipation of leading a group
On the morning of September 21st 2009, the day after Eid Al-Adha, I awoke at 5 a.m., swung my feet over the side of the bed, and placed them onto a soaking wet carpet! For a moment in the dark, I was
“Being blind does not prevent me from taking on the challenges of daily life. I don’t manifest my impairment, but rather manifest my ability. While I may not have the gift of sight, I have definit
The question is how could our communities benefit from the efforts made by Arab NGO's in the areas of combating poverty and violence against women? How can the cultural and health developments...
There are ten people in each group, and five sessions. Hugely nervous at first, in spite of a day of reassurance and coaching, they conduct the opening meditation, and lead the check-in in which they
Our team and the people they have worked with, and the changes that are so obvious to and in them, are the magnets that have drawn participants to the training that begins the next day. Eight months a
Our faculty gathers in a circle in high backed chairs in the ballroom of the Commodore Hotel – physicians, psychologists, a couple of social workers – 15 in all. Many of the men, who are mostly in
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