Sarah Peyton

Sarah Peyton

Ms. Sarah Peyton is the owner of the Interpersonal Neurobiology and Somatic Empathy.  She studied neurobiology and has experience in conflict resolution.   

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Articles and Video:

Fragility, Policing, and the Neurophysiology of Fear and Escalation (09/28/20)
I invite those of us who are doing work in Black Lives Matter to consider the neuroscience effect of these conversations.

Should Guilt and Shame Have a Place in Mediation? (02/05/19)
Have you considered that, while we traditionally believe that our "conscience" tells us what is right and what is wrong, conscience, in practice, actually is a functional strive for harmony with those around us?

Staying Present: What Couples and Mediators Long For (09/18/15)
The most elusive thing in this world is present-time relationship. It is hard enough to be mindful all by ourselves. There is a reason that meditation practices are traditionally done sitting on our own individual cushion and in silence.

Compassion for Your Clients (10/13/14)
One surprising way to think about trauma is not by measuring the magnitude of the horrific event, but rather by measuring the extent to which the person who experiences the tragedy is left alone with it. This article provides a useful reminder that we can never understand the pain that our clients have encountered, and that we might be providing one of the only safe places in their life for them to discuss what they are going through.