The Healing Room

at Heartspace

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What is the Healing Room?

The Healing Room at Heartspace is a room that is devoted to private & personal self-healing.

Therapy clients are provided specially selected therapeutic Modules designed to supplement and enhance their counseling and therapy. Modules range from 30 minutes to 2 hours. You can schedule Modules online by clicking the button above this section. You can view all the modules by clicking the individual Module buttons at the bottom of this page. Bring your smartphone or other device to the Healing Room and use our wifi to access the latest versions of all the modules, or use the printed versions in the 3-ring binder.

When scheduling Modules, you can decide to do a one hour module, or two 30 minute modules in the scheduled hour. You can also do a 30 minute module and take extra time doing meditation, yoga, reading, or using the available materials and resources in any way you wish. As you become more familiar with the room and have completed a number of modules, you can work with your Heartspace therapist to design your own program for your visits.

The Healing Room is non-denominational; clients are invited to call upon their personal spiritual faith, belief, wisdom, and resources to guide them on their journey.

Scroll to bottom for links to modules.

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Alternating Bilateral Stimulation

The Healing Room is set up with a stereo system that can provide audible Alternating Bilateral Stimulation (ABS) which is a component of EMDR therapy (Eye-Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing). The unique Alternating Bilateral Stimulation sample played continuously in The Healing Room is called Ocean Crossover and mimics ocean waves moving back and forth across the room at a gentle low volume in the background. It has a relaxing effect and supports the neural integration of new perspectives and healing of negatively charged memories, particularly when it is paired with specific tasks.
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What are Programmed Individual Therapeutic Activities?

Programmed Individual Therapeutic Activities are projects selected and assigned by your therapist as part of your overall treatment plan. These projects are designed to increase self-awareness, build up inner resources and coping skills, understand and process critical events in your personal history, and gain perspective on your life; past, present and future. These activities are offered as distinct modules focused on specific skills sets or subject. The order of the modules is important. It is recommended that later modules not be attempted without acquiring the knowledge, methods, and skills taught and practiced in prior modules.

Scroll to bottom for links to modules.

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What is in the Healing Room?

The healing room is a safe, quiet cozy space furnished with a small desk, swivel chair, loveseat, yoga mat & bolster. There are materials to use for therapeutic projects:
  • Paper, crayons, pens, colored pencils, index cards and post-its of various colors.
  • A number of card collections with inspirational or illustrative images.
  • Selected short, informative reading materials.
  • A small labyrinth maze for meditation.
  • Various small items like marbles, beads, etc., useful for representing inner parts of yourself or other people.
Different sets of cards for therapy exercises.

Healing Room Rates

  • 30 minute Programmed Individual Therapeutic Activity - $10
  • 60 minute activity Programmed Individual Therapeutic Activity - $15
  • 90 minute Programmed Individual Therapeutic Activity - $20
  • 120 minute Programmed Individual Therapeutic Activity - $25

Schedule time in The Healing Room through your Heartspace therapist.

The Healing Room at Heartspace - Rules

Be safe.

You may lock the doors on both sides of the room while you use the Healing Room.

Choose ABS (or not).

You may turn the stereo on or off and adjust the volume of Ocean Crossover, the Alternating Bilateral Stimulation recording. Please do not use any other controls on the stereo.

Bring a snack or beverage.

You may bring your own snack or beverage. Please make sure you keep things neat and clean.

Leave it as you found it.

Use care with all items so that they may be reused again and again by others in healing. Return all items to where they were at the start of your visit.

Keep the products of your project.

Bring any drawings or cards, tokens, etc. that are part of your project home with you, and to your next appointment with your therapist.

Be prompt.

The Healing Room will allow 30 minutes between the end of one session and the beginning of the next. This allows you just a bit of extra time to tidy up and leave the room after your time and the next person a little cushion of time to arrive early and settle in.

Make a Payment for Modules

You can make a payment online via PayPal for your Programmed Individual Therapeutic Activity Module at Bruce Heresy's website, or make a cash or check payment by dropping the payment in the Heartspace mailbox on the wall immediately to your right as you enter the building. Cash payments should be in an envelope marked 'Healing Room from (your name)'. Checks should be made out to Bruce Hersey, and can be simply dropped into the box.