Category Archive: Blog

Oct 07

Fire in the Heart: For All Core Energetics Graduates (of any training)

THE ART AND SCIENCE OF A CORE PRACTICE          We, Charles Corley. MEd, and myself (Karyne Wilner, PsyD) are offering a new third year certificate program, through the Core Energetics Academy, which we co-direct. * Some of you have graduated from my two year professional training Some of you have graduated from …

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Jun 11

The Biological Base of Anger

Research studies indicate that anger and fear are associated with health issues, particularly those related to the cardiovascular system. In general, anger and fear are normal, healthy emotions. Anxiety is a form of fear that usually precedes an event and it based on a person’s worst thoughts of what might happen. In actuality some anxiety …

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May 15

GIVING

It is the Tuesday evening before Thanksgiving and I think of the gifts I received earlier in the day. At 8 am, Jane, my massage therapist, worked on my pelvis, the psoas muscles in particular, bringing energy to places in my body where there had been only a trickle. When I arrived at my office …

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Apr 27

LOVE, SEX & EROS: PITFALLS AND PLEASURES

SEX, LOVE, AND EROS The ideal love relationship is one in which love, sex, and eros are united. However, in most relationships only one or two of these conditions are present, but not the third. 1) You might have a lot of sex and no deep abiding feelings or commitment to the other; 2)  you could …

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Apr 12

FAIRY TALE: Losing One’s Authentic Self

A soul named Lila came to earth embodied as a beautiful infant girl. Lila’s body comprised two energy systems, the high speed vibrational system of the soul or higher self, and the low speed, biophysical system, including the fight or flight response, of the human organism. The second system had been designed to protect the …

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Apr 04

Stanley Keleman — Original Thinker & Body Therapist

One of the most original thinkers in the field of Somatics (Body Therapy), Stanley Keleman has used his unique knowledge of the of the body’s functioning to help people grow, change, become unstuck, and transition from one life phase to the next. A pioneer, Keleman perceives the body, unmistakably, as the center of the self. …

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Mar 27

The Ability to Love

Personal growth and development involve the heart and the ability to love. The word “Core” in my work, Core Energetics, refers to love and the heart. This may surprise you, but the heart is your spiritual and relationship center, not your brain. Your heart integrates your entire organism, providing pulsating energy streams that flow up …

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Mar 20

How I Became A Psychotherapist

I remember sitting with a group of people at a workshop in Fairmount Park, in a house owned by the park, located in Philadelphia. In the early 1970’s. I had finished a master’s degree in education form the Urban Teacher Preparation Program at Syracuse University and had come to Philadelphia to work in an inner …

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Jan 04

SURRENDER

Here are some meanings of the word surrender. To trust in one’s life processes. To accept life situations as they are without trying to change them. To be in the present moment. To accept what is not in your control. To be willing to be responsible, to accept guidance, teaching, pleasure, and to let go. …

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Dec 23

Relationships That Work

    Relationships involve many things: fun, intimacy, sharing, struggle, confrontation, feeling trapped, responsibility, hard work, growing together, boredom, joy, and change.  When people are young, they dream about the relationship they will have some day. Then when it  finally happens, it can be a wondrous experience, a sad disappointment, or some state between the …

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