Posts Tagged: Therapy

11/12/10 – This is the end of my fourth week at work. There are so many new things I get to see and do. The people aren’t so anxious, and they don’t lean down so fast when they see me. She seems calmer, too. The people know my name. I like to hear it down… Read more »

Meet Ella- NASA Dryden’s New Therapy Dog

By Kathy ChristianEmployee Assistance ProgramNASA Dryden Flight Research Center I am a clinical psychologist at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base in California. I have been manager of the center’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for 12 years. Image Right: Ella, NASA Dryden’s new therapy dog. The EAP office at DFRC is… Read more »

Ctrl-Z and Ctrl-N

Note: At the suggestion of Andrew Krzmarzick, I am crossposting from my personal blog. A thought stewed in the slow cooker of my brain for several weeks, which finally reduced to a tasty idea in the wake of the COINs 2010 conference: It is difficult to undo (Ctrl-Z). It is often easier to begin anew… Read more »

3-D Group Combat-Intervention at the Burning Out and Burning Up Battlefronts: Using Discussion-Drawing-Diversity to Disarm Conflict and Build Camaraderie-Community

Being a conference or retreat speaker and “Motivational Humorist” sounds like a lot of fun; and it usually is. However, sometimes you are asked to intervene with a group that’s under siege. At these times, the tension and acting out of frustration between management and employees or mistrust within the diverse employee ranks is palpable… Read more »