Mindful Parenting with ACT

Posted by   Brianna Z. Kauer   |   Categories :   Acceptance and Comittment Therapy, Behavior Analysis, Parenting, Personal Reflection

Parenting is by far the hardest job. Not only is parenting physically taxing (especially in those early years) it can be emotionally exhausting. It stretches you beyond what is comfortable and beyond what you think you can handle. You never really figure it out; by the time you think you figured out one stage, your […]

August 7, 2019

The Never-Ending Pursuit of Balance

Posted by   Brianna Z. Kauer   |   Categories :   Acceptance and Comittment Therapy, Behavior Analysis, Health, Personal Reflection

  There are so many different areas in life competing for our time and energy: careers, children, family, physical and mental health, relationships, communities, hobbies… How can anyone actually find the perfect life balance? Balance is something that is really important to me both physically and metaphorically. As a dancer, I often have moments of […]

September 26, 2018

The Commonality and Power of Motherhood

Posted by   Brianna Z. Kauer   |   Categories :   Behavior Analysis, Motherhood, Parenting, Personal Reflection

  I am constantly inspired by mothers. When you become a mother your whole world instantly changes. I feel that motherhood can give you a deep sense of connection to those around you when you realize that we are all impacted, in some way, by the vulnerable intensity and power of motherly love. As mothers, […]

March 12, 2018

How I Discovered Behavior Analysis and Why I love it

Posted by   Brianna Z. Kauer   |   Categories :   Behavior Analysis, Personal Reflection

Like many people in my field, I happen to fall into it without really knowing what I was getting into. When I first encountered Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) in 2003, I was working on my Bachelors of Arts degree in dance at the University of Minnesota. I was also studying American Sign Language (ASL) and […]

March 11, 2018