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Yaya de Andrade commented on David Brazier's video

On authenticity

"great talk on being authentic...it meant to me being mindful, and aware that life and experiences are to be absorbed therefore, one may change because of such learning... I think I am ready for another round of Eleusis experience, as soon as I…"
Feb 15
Yaya de Andrade replied to David Brazier's discussion INSIDE VIEW, OUTSIDE VIEW in the group ITZI
"very good article David. I am enjoying  talking to clients about "windows of tolerance" and some day I will write about it... it is always  relevant that clients see us, therapists, not as someone who will  guide them to a…"
Sep 20, 2019
Yaya de Andrade joined David Brazier's group


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Sep 20, 2019
Yaya de Andrade liked David Brazier's discussion INSIDE VIEW, OUTSIDE VIEW
Sep 20, 2019
Yaya de Andrade replied to David Brazier's discussion TWO TYPES OF INDIVIDUALITY in the group BUDDHISM
"Good morning David. I am sending energy to you, to make you strong and well... Thanks for the article. and as I read it, it reminded me a situation with a client who was very angry, with uncountable grievances, and "placed" them on my lap,…"
Jul 11, 2019
Yaya de Andrade liked David Brazier's discussion TWO TYPES OF INDIVIDUALITY
Jul 11, 2019

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Tell us about yourself - at least 30 words
I am a Psychologist who lives in Vancouver. Currently I teach at the City University of Seattle, campus Vancouver- the courses are part of a Graduate Program in Counseling, and the courses I teach are Psychological Trauma and Interpersonal Violence and Diversity, culture and Counselling. Both are my passion, and we talked a lot about mindfulness, compassion and the power of find meaning, practice gratitude, etc. etc.
I also participate in a few projects with aboriginals.
How did you hear about Eleusis?
David Brazier
Is your interest...
Resident community, Volunteering, Attending courses, Join Staff Team, Group Retreats
Other information / things you can offer
I can offer workshops on "the Canadian Model of Care" which is a way to help others towards wellness and adjustment (taking into consideration cultural beliefs, experiences and overall goals)

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This Holds Me

Posted by Robert McCarthy on May 20, 2020 at 6:19 0 Comments

What seems to hold me in recent years is a sense of what could have been; how ecstatic living could have actually occurred within our living if we had been held in a different cultural paradigm.

This view is not embracing bitterness or blaming or even divisiveness. This amazing place we just seem to have appeared in, we know it's potential to nurture, to wisely inform and to grow mutual love.

It inspires me to view the utopian, it may just break out in some other time and place. That… Continue

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