Ep. 008 Aimee Zakrewski Clark: Healer Heal Thyself

Bonus Video!

Aimee Zakrewski Clark, MA

Aimee has been practicing Marriage & Family Therapy (MFT) since 2002. To date she has over 7,000 client contact hours, totally over 10,000 hours of practice and education in the therapeutic realm. Aimee has a vast amount of experience in working with individuals and all forms of relationships from couples to families and have gained over 1000 hours working with groups geared towards Empowerment, Teen Prevention, Substance Abuse & Recovery, Grief & Loss, and Domestic Violence realm (both survivors and offenders). Studied at the Body-Mind college. Aimee’s teacher was Dr. Barry Green: Healer heal thyself. 5 stages of healing using talk therapy and the problem of getting stuck in awareness: Stuck in awareness, acceptance and commitment of what’s happening, releasing and replacing. integration. Aimee’s blog on the Huffington Post: The Healing Vigilante. Accountability. The lead therapist at the women in prison program - grief and loss. Unhealthy learning - weeds. Identify your top 10 weeds. Identify your top 5 worst learnings. Pull the weed. Plant the flower. The “No Stress Foundation.” Stress is not normal. It’s accepted. The tools taught by Kat and Barry Green: Stress Relief Breathe, Chair Yoga Sequence, Reality Awareness. Gangaji. You’re no longer in “reality” if you’re in the “CAJE” - Criticism, Assumption, Judgement, Evaluation. Client example: anxiety. A defining moment. Nothing is harder than being a mom. Children are the best teachers I've had. If the world was more accountable.

Wellness Tip

Do something other than nothing. Do a 3-minute daily check-in. What am I feeling? Connect with the feeling: mad, glad, sad, scared? Than do just one thing to take care of yourself.

Links mentioned

Aimee’s website: http://azgrowth.com/ Dr. Barry Green, PhD: http://www.barrygreenphd.com/ The Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/aimee-le-zakrewski-clark/ The No Stress Foundation: http://www.no-stress-foundation.org/ Gangaji: https://gangaji.org/ Do Something other than nothing: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/aimee-le-zakrewski-clark/healing-vigilante-do-some_b_5631414.html Aimee’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/healingvigilante

Contact information

Aimee Zakrewski Clark, MA Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist Holistic Approach (760) 803-3600 Email: az@azgrowth.com Website: http://azgrowth.com/ Aimee’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/healingvigilante