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After the Argument: Integration vs. Fragmentation

You have just had an argument with your partner – the same conflict yet again! You know this is a pattern for you and your partner and you know how it goes: a misunderstanding, hurt feelings, yelling, criticism, one person … Continue reading

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Concentric Sex Therapy: A Body-Centered Sex Therapy Model

Over the last 8 years in my work with clients, studies with skillful mentors and colleagues, and hours and hours of researching and writing, I have crafted a model that I call Concentric Sex Therapy. This model is a confluence … Continue reading

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The Erotic Gateways of Sexuality

The Erotic Gateways of Sexuality Embodied Intimacy from the Ground Up Series with Melissa Walker, MA, LPC, R-DMT May day is the perfect moment to dive into the discussion of erotic gateways in this from the ground up series. The first day of … Continue reading

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Erotic Mindfulness

Erotic Mindfulness From the Ground Up Series by Melissa Walker, MA, LPC, R-DMT This year, my monthly newsletter will focus on building a vision of embodied intimacy from the ground up. Each month, you will learn tools to assess and practical skills … Continue reading

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Understanding Arousal Anatomy: From the Ground Up Series

by Melissa Walker, MA, LPC, R-DMT This year, my monthly newsletter will focus on building a vision of embodied intimacy from the ground up. Each month, you will learn tools to assess and practical skills to apply to your life and relationships. … Continue reading

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Embodied Intimacy from the Ground Up

by Melissa Walker, MA, LPC, R-DMT Welcome to 2017! This year, my monthly newsletter will focus on building a vision of embodied intimacy from the ground up. Each month, you will learn tools to assess and practical skills to apply to your … Continue reading

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Why Practice Embodiment?

Embodiment is an antidote to the unconscious, and often unhelpful, relational dynamics that keep us stuck in conflict patterns with those we love. As relational human beings, we develop patterns of behaving and relating to ourselves and others.  These unconscious … Continue reading

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Embodied Intimacy from the Ground Up

Embodied Intimacy  From the Ground Up by Melissa Walker, MA, LPC, R-DMT Welcome to 2017! This year, my monthly newsletter will focus on building a vision of embodied intimacy from the ground up. Each month, you will learn tools to assess and … Continue reading

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Rhythmic Mythology for Couples

As a Dance Therapist, I observe and assess the body rhythms of each of my clients. Everyone has a unique movement signature and energy expression living in their body. I witness muscle tension and relaxation, breath quality, how much or … Continue reading

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What does Embodied Relationship Intelligence mean?

First of all, this is not a place of arrival but is a practice to integrate into your daily life. Like mindfulness or movement practices, they are refined over years and years of intentional focus. To be embodied in relationship … Continue reading

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