Spirituality / Mindfulness
What do we mean by spirituality?
Lisa Miller, a leading researcher in spirituality, provides us with this definition:
Spirituality is an inner sense of relationship to a higher power that is loving and guiding. The word we give to this higher power might be God, nature, spirit, the universe, the creator, or other words that represent a divine presence. But the important point is that spirituality encompasses our relationship and dialogue with this higher presence." (Miller, L. (2015) The Spiritual Child, p.25)
There is a burgeoning field of research exploring the impact of spirituality on mental health. What we know from the research to date is that spirituality is the most robust protective factor against depression known to medical and social sciences.
Spirituality's role in therapy
Spirituality is a deeply held belief that we are inextricably connected to each other by something greater than us, and that something greater is rooted in love and belonging. We will never be able to free ourselves from suffering until we are all free of suffering.
Ultimately we are all part of enerfy, but we have our unique expression of energy. When we are in harmony with ourselves, we heal. We are not broken, we just need to accept who we are. And when we accept who we are, and move in the world in this way, we
We are so busy trying to be someone else, then we an invitation we all have
Spirituality or consciousness COnsciousness is a state of evolution. The ability to become more aware of when we are falling off track, when we are
We need each other to heal.
“Fear is the cheapest room in the house.
I would like to see you living
In better conditions.” Hafiz
To be here in the now, and
conscious and consciousness
Perhaps you were a part of an organized religion, but your personal spirituality was overlooked or ignored? Or maybe you were never a part of an organized religion, but have longed for a deeper connection with others or something greater? Helping you to connect with your sense of spirituality from the inside out, our therapists can customize a treatment plan that incorporates spiritual practices. Some examples include, but are not limited to the following:
Connecting with nature
Deep interpersonal relationships (one on one or groups)