Blog

We’re here today to talk about our class, “The Foundations of Narrative Health Coaching.”  Reggie, if I were to take this class, what would I be learning in the foundations class? Related Post Narrative “Tradecraft” #8 – Structure… Preface to Coaching And Healing Narrative ‘Tradecraft’ and The Conscio… Health Coaching
Read More


November 7, 2016 By Reggie Marra, MA, ACC Most of us have heard some version of not criticizing someone else unless we’ve walked a mile in his or her shoes. My experience with this is that it’s been thrown around by so many of us for so long without any
Read More


November 1, 2016 By Joel Kreisberg, DC, ACC “As people become better able to satisfy their desire for comfort, they narrow their range of experience and fall out of practice navigating life’s hardships” -Todd Kashdan and Robert Biswas-Diener Is there a dark side to the urge to make life more comfortable? 
Read More


October 13, 2016 By Joel Kreisberg, DC, ACC The two most common models for healing in medicine are pathogenic and wellness.  The pathogenic model posits healing as the return of health by identifying and removing the inciting cause or pathogenic agent responsible for the destruction of healthy functioning.  Conventional biomedicine
Read More


October 10, 2016 By Reggie Marra, MA, ACC As we in the U.S. move through the presidential debates and closer to election day, the power of story and the need for narrative healing are ever more compelling – here, and around the world. The first two principles of Narrative Health
Read More


With the US Supreme Court’s final decision not to hear the challenge by the drug industry to the Alameda County Safe Drug Disposal Ordinance, the final chapter of this current discussion comes to a close.   “People hold on to drugs and they don’t know what to do with them,” said
Read More


September 27, 2016 By Joel Kreisberg, DC, ACC The path from integrative physician to narrative health coach had roots in my training in both mind-body medicine and integral theory.  Integral Coaching Canada’s (ICC) methodology offered a tool far more powerful than traditional mind-body approaches, grounded as it is in the broad perspective-taking of Ken Wilber, with the refined and skillful vision
Read More


September 26, 2016 By Joel Kreisberg, DC, ACC and Reggie Marra, MA, ACC Our colleague John Stoddart wrote the words “Coaching and Healing” atop one of a dozen or so blank posters hanging from a conference room wall back in April 2012. Nine of us chose to join him to
Read More


July 25, 2016 By Reggie Marra, MA, ACC “Unaware that our stories are stories, we experience them as the world.” – David Loy1 Each of us lives, tells and writes our individual stories within the often unconscious influences of direct experience, personality, moods, family, culture (in the broadest meaning of
Read More


June 30, 2016 By Joel Kreisberg, DC, ACC With the holiday weekend approaching and the excitement of travel and friends, a quick primer to keep one motivated might help you enjoy the barbecues, picnics and holiday gathering without waking up on Tuesday feeling guily, bloated, and wondering how you gained
Read More


Copyright© Teleosis Institute 2016. All rights reserved. Powered by Quinn Tech Consulting.