Mar 17, 2020
Trish Kruger is a professional counselor and therapist currently working at Blue Ridge Treks, a community of mental health therapists in Asheville, North Carolina. She is dual-licensed as a counselor and addiction therapist trained in trauma-informed care and motivational interviewing. With a diverse background in yoga, art, and entrepreneurship, Trish values mindfulness, expressive art, and talk therapy in her practice.
In this episode, Trish and I discuss the role of rituals and ceremonies in transforming relationships. We share some of our personal experiences with bringing rituals into the transition periods of our lives and how they help us honor those processes. We illustrate how we work with clients and help them create rituals for divorce, coming of age, and others. We also discuss how meaningful rituals can help us heal in times of grief and difficulty and describe rituals from the perspective of neuroscience.
“There’s so much ritual hidden in our culture. If we can consciously bring ritual in times of transition, it can help people start the next phase in an opened, renewed way.” - Trish Kruger
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Theme music “These Streets” provided by Adi the Monk