Richard Dama, LPC, Counseling & Clinical Hypnotherapy

Counseling/Therapy

Peace Begins Between Your Ears

Peace Begins Between Your Ears

I’m still posting to the old platform, so I don’t know if the image will show up and make this make sense, but let’s give it a go anyway. Love yourself unconditionally. Will you do stupid shit and embarrass yourself?…

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Practical Demonstrations of the Awakened Consciousness

Practical Demonstrations of the Awakened Consciousness

Good Monday morning to everyone. I hope you had an intentionally great and mindful weekend. Time to get back to the business of life and becoming decent, compassionate human beings, (although I hope you didn’t abandon your practice over the…

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Mail Call

Mail Call

Welcome back. First of all, thank you for all the Facebook and website likes and shares; we’re not where we were when we went on sabbatical, but we are steadily growing once again. For your continued support and interest, I…

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The Person Behind the Camera

The Person Behind the Camera

Today I’d like to speak to the importance of being mindful of our actions and always acting with the intention of sharing kindness and compassion. The accompanying photograph is a prime example of this in action. The picture is (literally)…

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Inadvertent Lessons from My Old Man

Inadvertent Lessons from My Old Man

Welcome back. As I’ve mentioned before, I have a number of essays already written and on the shelf ready for distribution, but I also keep getting great ideas for new posts. My plan is to write the works that present…

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OK. I’m Really Back This Time.

OK. I’m Really Back This Time.

Ok, normally I’d be embarrassed at the sputtering start to the return of the blog, but I’m preferring to look at the past two weeks as a “Hudson Bay Start.” By the way, a Hudson Bay Start refers to a…

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A Little Late, but TA-DA – BLOGS!

A Little Late, but TA-DA – BLOGS!

Hi, gang. It’s your friendly neighborhood clinical hypnotherapist back from ‘sabbatical.’ I’m ready to start slinging some words and hopefully, we can help each other become calmer, more focused and compassionate human beings…and if you’re not careful, may learn something…

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A Therapist and His Wife

A Therapist and His Wife

An actual exchange between my wife and me yesterday afternoon: Susan: You work too hard. Me: What makes you say that? Susan: Because you need to get our more. Me: Ok, but what prompts you to make that observation? Susan:…

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Life Goes On

Life Goes On

Good morning my friends. It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything and I just wanted to check in to let you know that I’m still alive (I imagine that money is now exchanging hands from those who picked me…

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An Anthem for the Anxious

An Anthem for the Anxious

This past Saturday I was privileged to attend the 5th annual Life as a Zebra Foundation’s annual fundraising concert to benefit research for the cures to invisible diseases (http://www.zebranation.org/). As in previous years, the star attraction was the incredibly talented…

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