This image is in response to very simple shamanistic wisdom: the health salves. In this case, reveling in silence—my silent ritual has become intertwined in the expressive art process.

We all need to find something restorative, enabling us to tend to patients, and clients. Without it, in my experience, the ability to be present to those with whom we are most intimate diminishes.

What is your healing or regenerative ritual as a helping professional?

The Author: Natalie Hogge, PLMHC