Serenity Cafe Academy

The Iceberg model is a unified model of addiction, codependency, and childhood abandonment issues. The video  describes the emotional dependency needs of a child and the Iceberg model.

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Essentially, being “triggered” means I become reactive. I am proactive when I choose my thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. I am reactive when my thoughts, feelings, and behaviors choose me.

the autonomic nervous system is a major player in stress, anxiety, and many of the stress related conditions that we face today. Watch the video to see what I mean

When triggered into survival mode the victim mentality comes with that. When we are in growth mode, it is easier and more natural to adopt the roles in the empowerment dynamic.

Human beings are subjective beings. Due to limitations in our ability to process all the available sensory data (see, hear, feel data), we all have our own map of reality.

The First Order Map is the Model used in the Functional Ego-State Map (Functional and Dysfunctional Parts of Self) Learn more about second and third-order ego-state maps.

In this video, we cover what happens in the brain and central nervous system when we get triggered and then offer a sort of a road map on what to do about it when that happens

I integrate complementary models of therapy in order to fit the unique needs of each client I work with. Here I share my thoughts about blending psychology & science with spirituality.

Memberships @ Serenity Cafe

Get Everything at TheraFlix @ Serenity Cafe and Serenity Cafe Academy for one-time fee (Counseling & coaching not included)

Get all six online courses from the Thawing the Iceberg Series at the new Serenity Cafe Academy. (ebooks included!)

Guided Imagery, Brainwave Rhythms, Meditation Music, Self-Hypnosis, Mindfulness Meditation. (Downloads not included)

Webinars @ Serenity Cafe Live!

Webinars will be Scheduled & posted in the Calendar of Events below. Coming this July 2023!

CD Recovery Group, CODA & Family Recovery Group, ACA & Inner Child Recovery Group

In case you cannot make it to the Live Webinar, or maybe you just want to see it again.

Calendar of Events

Resources @ Serenity Cafe

Appointment Calendar, Invoices, Receipts, Messenger, Upload and Download Files, Complete Office Forms.

Guided Imagery, Brainwave Rhythms, Meditation Muisic, Self-Hypnosis, Mindfulness Meditation

Visit the virtual front office for Carter Counseling & Coaching Services. There is a live chat on site.

Serenity Cafe Recovery Center

Chemical Dependency Coaching Program is  is designed for those who are in outpatient counseling or have recently completed outpatient counseling. 

The Codependency & Family Member Coaching Program is an 8-week online commitment ideal for those who have family members with addiction.

The Adult-Child Coaching Program is an 8-week online commitment ideal for those who are in outpatient counseling or have recently completed counseling.

Rooms @ Serenity Cafe Recovery Center

These Rooms @ Serenity Cafe Recovery Center will be locked when we have a private group or one-on-one meeting in session. Otherwise, feel free to drop in and take a look around. When you first enter a room, you will be asked for a name. That can be your first name, your full name, or any screen name if you want. You will also be asked to upload a profile picture or choose an avatar from our extensive database of images. You will also be asked to allow your camera and your microphone (But you do not have to turn them on even if you allow them.) That’s it, then you are in the room.

Small Group Rooms

Individual Coaching Studios

Auditorium & Group Education Rooms

Hangouts & Meditation Rooms

Join Our Serenity Cafe Community Today!

The Community @ Serenity Cafe is a diverse collection of people in growth mode actively seeking personal health and professional excellence. Some of us are healing, others are healers, many of us are both. If you are a counselor, sponsor, mentor, or other helper we hope to meet you in these rooms and community spaces. Feel free to use the rooms here for meetings whether one-on-one, group, or just family time. These resources are for our clients, website visitors, colleagues, and anyone else who might benefit. If you are new to Serenity Cafe, we recommend that you work with a professional therapist on many of the courses unless you have experience with therapy and recovery. The resources here at Serenity Cafe are not intended to replace professional help, but to compliment it.