Archive For: Prevention / Nutrition / Mental Health

Exploring Personal Beliefs in Counseling

Carlos Durana Ph.D., M.Ac. offers counseling and therapy in Reston, Virginia and Bethesda, Maryland. Our experience of reality is determined by the beliefs that we hold about ourselves and the world. Believes are like spectacles through which we see, or like boundaries around us which represent the limits of our experience. Our emotions and behavior ... Read More

Stillness and Tranquility: Recovery and Restoration

Carlos Durana Ph.D. practices counseling and therapy in Reston, Va and Bethesda, Md. Developing the virtues of stillness and tranquility is essential for recovery and restoring our strength and energy after stress, illness or surgery. Like deep nurturing sleep, stillness and tranquility allows the parasympathetic nervous system and other self-healing mechanisms in the body to ... Read More

Beliefs (Exercise for self-exploration)

Carlos Durana Ph.D., M.Ac. offers counseling and therapy in Bethesda, MD and Reston, VA. Make a list of the positive and negative beliefs in any or all of the following areas of your life: sexual behavior, ideas about right and wrong, beliefs about your role(s) in life, your self-worth, your work, friends and recreation, intellectual ... Read More