Children have been experiencing a tidal wave of emotions since these recent unsettling times. Our children's routines have been altered and they may not understand why. They haven't been able to see their family or friends. They may feel unsettled tension in the household. Ultimately, children … [Read more...] about Helping our children during challenging times
Today’s FB Live is meant to explain or normalize your experience. There are SO many people going through SO much right now and they are really unclear as to WHY they are going through it and what it is. Let’s start with Ear Activation – I did this in a previous video but you can literally do … [Read more...] about Understanding Pandemic Trauma
When a client comes to our office for an emotional condition, I ask a lot of questions. For all new patients, we always do a thorough intake. But as far as emotions, I find there is a wide range of experiences and feelings that go into any diagnosis – including depression. For example, some … [Read more...] about Acupuncture & Depression; Diagnosis is paramount to success
Over the eleven years I've been in clinical practice, I've seen people for a variety of physical medicine issues. The initial intake includes a lengthy review of medical history and at the end, I always check in with how people are doing emotionally. As a holistic practitioner, I’ve learned that … [Read more...] about Emotional Release Sessions with Monica Mae Leibson, Dipl. Ac.
Over the years I’ve been in conversation with patients about “this or that” health condition. I’m always surprised when I hear people say, “but I’ve already seen my doctor for it.” Oftentimes people will follow this line up with something like, “There’s nothing else I can do.” I beg to … [Read more...] about The Many Promises of Alternative Medicine: How your acupuncturist differs from your primary care doctor
What’s Your Favorite Wintertime Activity? There’s still time to take advantage of the winter season before the cold, snow and ice is gone for good. Not a fan? Take heart: Spring begins on March 20! Winter is a time for me to "hunker down" and enjoy the beauty of freshly … [Read more...] about Ask the practitioner