Bringing mindfulness to action and compassion to life!

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We Foster Consciousness, Compassion & Connection.

Many people come to us because they want a kinder more loving relationship with themselves and the world. We often feel that if we could rid ourselves of fear, sadness, pain, we would be happy. Mental distress and addiction are often a response to these feelings. Our experience is that rather than trying to flee these feelings we need to develop a compassionate relationship with them.

Our mission is to use our specialized training, clinical and personal experience to develop a more informed mind, body and interpersonal connection. We integrate the tools of mindfulness with the clinical power of action methods to foster consciousness, compassion and connection.

This process can help you:

  • Deepen self-understanding
  • Understand your choices
  • Resolve inner and interpersonal conflicts
  • Develop tools to feel safe and unstuck
  • Reduce reactivity
  • Define your life's direction and purpose
  • Rediscover your capacity for joy
  • Diminish feelings of unworthiness or shame
  • Tap into spontaneity and creativity
  • Increase concentration

How do we get there? Through the integration of:

  • Mindfulness
  • Sociometry
  • Compassion Training
  • Meditation
  • Action Methods
  • Psychodramatic Processes
  • Interpersonal Awareness
  • Conscious Action

Mindfulness is the moment-to-moment awareness. It is to be present to situations as they unfold.

Sociometry is the study of choice. We all make choices within interpersonal relationships. Choices are fundamental to life as human beings.

Action Methods are based on the theory that creative expression has a healing effect on psychological problems. Action helps us expand and deepen our understanding.

Psychodramatic Processes are based on the way we grow and develop. We are able to expand our identities by seeing ourselves in others. Through the development of empathy we have a greater capacity to reverse roles with the others. Psychodrama is an effective way to look at difficulties, increase understanding and resolve conflicts.

Interpersonal Awareness involves the ability to relate and understand others by reversing roles while maintaining a presence of self. Interpersonal awareness facilitates being responsive to verbal and nonverbal communication. 

Study of Interpersonal Relationships leads us to gain knowledge about ourselves and our reactions. By studying our interpersonal relationships we develop strategies to hold our feelings, and speak openly about them.

Meditation is to learn to slow down, pause and quiet the mind's chatter. Meditation practices help us see things with clarity and neutrality.

Conscious Action is about being able to think before acting; to respond with spontaneity (in a novel and adequate way) to any situation; and to reflect afterwards on the outcome of our actions.

Workshops

In these 3-hour workshops, we will deepen our inner world through meditation and mindful awareness...

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Testimonials

“You provide a gentle atmosphere of trust by your presence… In my mind, I finally have been able to move beyond the pain by imagining getting validation and support for the injustice; both have been empowering actions that have moved me from the paralysis (caught in the headlight) of victimhood- especially the Benefactor [practice])… I learned to physically connect with my body and soothe myself and have found an amazing way to do so, one I never thought of...
Taz (Time In Sunday workshop participant)
The first time I stepped into the Labyrinth I was very naive to the journey I was about to take. I had no expectation, but stepped gingerly, not sure how many walls I would bump into and bounce off of along my way. I had never experienced psychodrama before and am grateful to the women I journeyed with who gently held my hand and guided me. I was unprepared for the raw emotion and the profound learning, and thankful for the incredibly safe and loving environment Jaye...
Sheryl Robinson Bagalio Worldwide Director, Regulatory Affairs
I attended your session, "Releasing Personal And Interpersonal Wounds Through Forgiveness," was quite please and inspired by your presentation and process. I appreciated your series of warm ups, allowing us to choose mantras, and warming us up to how each of us may have harmed others, been harmed by them, or by ourselves. I was struck by how this process would be welcomed and easily could be adapted and applied to some church groups with which I am associated. Because of...
Rob Pramann
“I have deep gratitude for all the learning experiences I have had with Jacquie and Jaye. They have an inspiring gentle presence that they bring to all of their workshops… Jacquie and Jaye have perfectly merged the here & now philosophy of psychodrama with the practice of mindfulness allowing people to develop and rehearse the behaviors of compassion… I encourage every clinician to learn from Jacquie and Jaye as it will grow your own compassion, bring the practice...
Scottie Urmey, LCSW, TEP
I had the pleasure of participating in the mindfulness group presented by Jacqueline Siroka and Jaye Moyer. As a meditator with experience in several mindfulness-based programs, I found this format especially enriching and meaningful. Each session provided a new framework for applying mindfulness and compassion to one's life while offering a safe, supportive environment to question how these skills support our personal well-being. The opportunity to connect with other...
Mary Bit Smith Second Year Psychology Student, University of Pennsylvania

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