Author Archives: Doreen Ellis

COVID-19

As is quite clear, we are living in confusing and uncertain times. I’m writing this post to let my clients know that I’m still working out of my office, and doing my best to sanitize and disinfect the office after … Continue reading

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“What is the pattern,” Bateson would ask “that connects the crab to the lobster and the orchid to the primrose, and all four of them to me? And me to you?”

Gregory Bateson

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What inspires you?

Dale Chihuly Glass Garden in Seattle Center. What colors do you notice? Can you see texture and shape? Do you see movement and flow? What a wonderful way to practice mindfulness! This exhibit was spectacular! It was amazing to see … Continue reading

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Using Essential Oils

Jasmine Lavender Clary Sage Lemongrass Palmarosa Rosewood Sandlewood any many more… I have been using essential oils for myself for many years. Recently I have added them to my office to aid in mindfulness and sensory awareness. This is especially … Continue reading

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Charlie Brown is a winner!

Charlie Brown is a winner! Check out this short video and inspire yourself and those you love. It’s about how strength, hope and creativity conquer obstacles and challenges. Enjoy!

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I’ve moved my office! Happy 2020!

New Address: 210 Sunset Drive, Suite E, Sedona, Arizona (behind Wallgreens, off of 89A) Change is inevitable. After 14 years of working in my office at the Anasazi Building, it was time to move, for a variety of reasons. I … Continue reading

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Psychology Today

Find me in Psychology Today! https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists/az/sedona

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EMDR and Addiction and Mindfulness Practice

In January 2018 I completed  a training on EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) and addictions.  There are many new protocols and tools to use to help clients process.  But there are also very old and useful tools to help … Continue reading

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Love

Is this not the cutest dog ever?  Whenever there is a disruption in the state of peace at our house, Cooper comes up and gives us this look.  Instead of moving away, or leaving, he moves in and loves… That … Continue reading

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My relentless search for skill…

Two of my recent oil paintings, after an amazing workshop from Qiang Huang at the Sedona Art Center in February 2016.  His work is beautiful and profound, and as a physicist he learned to create and paint in a very … Continue reading

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