Category Archives: Counseling and Therapy

Articles and blog posts exploring the role of the Hero’s Journey in counseling and therapy, including trauma therapy.

The Millennial Question: Cultural Challenges to Our Hero’s Journeys

We in industry have a responsibility to help this amazing, idealistic, fantastic generation build their confidence, learn patience, learn social skills and find a balance between life and technology. ~ Simon Sinek ~   Four…

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Climbing Kilimanjaro: Michael Crichton Redefines Himself

After climbing Kilimanjaro…I was forced to redefine myself. Climbing the mountain was the hardest thing I had ever done, physically, in my life, but I had done it. ~ Michael Crichton ~ (Adapted from The…

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Richard Leider: Living with a Purpose

The number one fear was a fear of nullification…that they would go to their graves and no one would notice…They had a deep hunger to have mattered, to have made a difference. ~Richard Leider~ Richard…

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Fear and Threshold Resistance

In this 2014 interview with Oprah Winfrey, author Elizabeth Gilbert offers interesting insights into threshold resistance and the Hero’s Journey. Especially interesting are her views on fear and the journey. Every problem begins with fear…

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Liberating Your Journey

Hakomi therapy gives us valuable insights into the healing power of the Hero’s Journey and offers a practical approach to removing blocks from our lives. Hakomi Therapy: The Healing Journey I was working on my…

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An Impulse to Something Greater

At its essence, the Call signifies death and rebirth, the death of our old self or old life and the rebirth of the new. We tend to think of the Call only as a call…