Entries by Unity Holistic Life Coaching

“Until we make the unconscious conscious, it will direct our life and we will call it fate”. CG Jung

“To let the unconscious go it’s own way and to experience it as reality is something that exceeds the courage and capacity of the average European. He prefers simply not to understand this problem. For the spiritually weakened this is the better course, since the thing is not without its dangers.” – Carl Gustav Jung […]

Addiction vs Recovery – By; Elaine H.

Samantha Matern (AKA: Sam, Sami), has a Masters in Counseling Psychology, a Doctorate in Jurisprudence (law degree), and is registered and certified in Addictions Counseling. Samantha is also a Certified Addictions Educator and is currently teaching at Santa Barbara City College. Professor Matern recently asked a class of her students if they would like their […]

The Grappling Alternative; By Adam

Editorial: Samantha Matern (AKA: Sam, Sami), has a Masters in Counseling Psychology, a Doctorate in Jurisprudence (law degree), and is registered and certified in Addictions Counseling. Samantha is also a Certified Addictions Educator and is currently teaching at Santa Barbara City College. Professor Matern recently asked a class of her students if they would like […]

A Sacred Relationship: Holding the flashlight

A Sacred Relationship: This statement refers to the relationship between the therapist and the client. There is truly an art and a technique in listening. It allows for the opening of the attainment of power. It’s the power of being heard. Being heard is a monumental healing tool for our patients. As I teach my students, […]

Be Direct & Honest

Whether a spouse, significant other, sibling, parent or child … I have my clients read this over and over again to help them “define the parameters” of each relationship that causes them problems. Defining perimeters means understanding recognizing and being able to accept their own personal rules, ideals, and needs in each individual relationship. Some of […]