Are you at a crossroads in your life? Do you want to feel more alive, connect with others and heal from past hurts? I can help. I offer a supportive, interactive relationship through which you can connect to yourself and develop the skills you need to bounce back from life’s inevitable challenges.
My work with individuals is guided by the realization that, if we open up to new ways of thinking about life, hardship can be a pathway to happiness and wholeness. Embracing your challenges, rather than resisting them, makes room for transformation and gives you the opportunity to develop a new perspective on your life. The seeds of this transformation lie in your intention. As you cultivate the intention to understand yourself and to care for yourself through therapy, you set in motion a process of developing new habits and behaviors that can change the course of your life. My task is to help you find a deeper understanding of yourself and your past and present experiences, so that you can chart a course that reflects the best of who you are, what you value and who you want to be. I offer specific practices and strategies to help enhance your ability to respond to life’s challenges.
The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.
It is possible to unravel the impact that trauma — a single incident or multiple events — has on the mind and the body. It involves paying more attention to our instincts and emotions as they reveal themselves in our body. Quite often we become frozen or shut down by life’s overwhelming experiences. It’s not our fault, it’s the way we were made. Through a process called Somatic Experiencing, I offer clients a way to release the pent up energy associated with traumatic events safely and gently and find a measure of peace, vitality and resilience.
Whatever your difficulties – a devastated heart, financial loss, feeling assaulted by the conflicts around you, or a seemingly hopeless illness – you can always remember that you are free in every moment to set the compass of your heart to your highest intentions.
~ Jack Kornfield