Author Archives: Judy Archer MASc

About Judy Archer MASc

Judy is a Level II TRE Practitioner(Tension Releasing Exercises ).She is co-ordinating TRE trainings in Toronto and Ottawa for Chris Balsley . She has a broad background in body-centered therapies: Trager ™ Movement Re-education, Therapeutic Touch, Continuum Movement, Tai Chi and Bioenergetics. She has been a TRE practitioner since 2011, an Inner Relationship Focusing Trainer since 2004, a Certified BodyTalk Practitioner since 2007, all of which she practices from her home office in Orillia. She does Skype sessions for TRE and phone sessions for BodyTalk and Inner Relationship . Her 30 plus years of work experience includes personal growth facilitation, and visual arts. The TRE work complements BodyTalk and Inner Relationship Focusing by helping people release their tension/trauma and open to their own creative potential. Judy teaches TRE at several local YMCA's. She s a regular contributor to the Yoga Teacher Training Program- Alternative Therapies Day, Georgian College, Orillia. She has also published several articles on Focusing in The Focusing Connection. She holds a MASc in Counselling & Human Relations from the University of Waterloo (1975).

Connecting the Dots #1

At a recent art opening where I had a piece of work, a friend inquired “What is the connection between the your art work and your healing work? I don’t see how they are connected.” I was a little taken … Continue reading

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Making a Stand

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Making a stand

Focusing, TRE, and making Assemblages (Dec 2013) Recently my art teacher asked me how I get my ideas. The answer lies partly with my practices of Focusing and TRE. My ongoing objective in my artwork is personal integration and self- … Continue reading

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TRE and contraindications

 A reader writes: I am curious if doing this kind of release (Tension Releasing Exercises TRE™) can sometimes lead to overwhelm if the person is not resourced enough? Is it ever contraindicated?   Thank you for your question. Let me … Continue reading

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Welcome to my blog. I am building on an article about TRE™ and Focusing that can be found on my website under articles. In that article I explore how the practice of TRE ™ and Focusing influence and support … Continue reading

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