Working with Me

“Watch your thoughts; they become your words.
Watch your words; they become your actions.
Watch your actions; they become your habits.
Watch your habits; they become you character.
Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.”
~ Mahatma Gandhi

My work is a blend of Western psychology and Eastern spiritual practices, mindful attention to your inner life, and a full compassionate engagement with the relationships in your life.

I am passionate when it comes to growing consciousness, and about bringing the inner working of mindfulness to every aspect of life. In simpler words, helping people to learn the language of their fear and anxiety, or doubt and depression. Wherever you happen to be in your relationships, and whatever you happen to be dealing with, when you understand the messages your pain is trying to communicate, it disappears.  Greater connection to your Self so often means greater happiness.

And we start right where you are – whether you’re experiencing painful challenges in your relationship, or with your children, trying without success to get pregnant, struggling with health issues, wanting to understand your life’s purpose;  wherever you are ~ we look at how you meet and walk through these moments. For whatever the external challenge is ~ the familiar coping patterns of anxiety, shutting down, disconnecting, being passive aggressive or just aggressive, or pushing others away, will emerge again and again.

The outer story line, the circumstance that calls up the pain, may change, but the spiritual seeker knows that the areas needing attention will continue to appear until you give them your attention.

And what I know is that these difficult feelings and circumstances can be a vehicle that leads to healing and transformation.

Our relationship can become another vehicle that allows you to connect more deeply within yourself. It can offer you an intimacy and safety that you’ve yet to know with others. I help light the way with inspiration and insight. And a lot of love!

It took me a long time to throw out all the “shoulds” from therapy school.  I’ve learned that connection is the great healer, and in order for connection to grow, transparency has to be present.  Mine as well as yours.  It seems to be a taboo subject for therapists to love their clients, but I see no other way. Love is the container that holds it all; it builds the sanctuary of transformation while learning how to grow well-being and change.

There’s a well of equanimity (which means being calm and spacious) available to you at all times. This well is here to shelter you when difficulty arises, as it will, and is a reservoir to draw from when these storms hit. My aim is to help you tap in and deepen your well.

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May you be free of suffering!

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