Natashia Botelho: Reflection in motion

Natashia Botelho is a psychotherapist and yoga-teacher, with a Master’s degree in Philosophy from the University of Guelph and a Master of Social Work degree from King’s University College at Western University Canada. Her background is in phenomenological philosophy, clinical psychology, and social work. Natashia’s work focuses on how we experience, interact with, and embody … Continue Reading »

Duarte Araújo: Cognition, Emotion and Action in Sport

Dr. Duarte Araújo is the director of the Laboratory of Expertise in Sport of the Faculty of Human Kinetics at University of Lisbon, Portugal. Araújo is the president of the Portuguese Society of Sport Psychology and a member of the National Council of Sports of Portugal. His research on sport expertise and decision-making, and affordances … Continue Reading »

Dr. Gideon Dishon: Authenticity. The new neutral?

Dr. Gideon Dishon is a lecturer (tenure track) at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. He holds a PhD in education from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Master’s and Bachelor’s in philosophy from Tel Aviv University. His research explores the philosophical roots of civic and character education, with a special interest in the role … Continue Reading »

Dr. Leslie Ellis : Focusing, Felt Sense, and Dream Therapy.

It was both a pleasure and honor to host Dr. Leslie Ellis as our guest speaker for Embodied Underground (EU) at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Education. During her time with us she offered an introduction to the concepts of Focusing and Felt Sense based on Dr. Eugene Gendlin’s famous book, Focusing. She also led … Continue Reading »