Why I do what I do
I believe that healing is found at the intersection of our physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being and is realized through both an individual and collective lens. I believe that being in right–relationship with ourselves, others, and the Earth is a necessary component of healing trauma and reclaiming our individual and shared liberation. Right-relationship is a concept rooted in the aligned equitable care for all and I hold this as truth in our therapeutic relationship.
My work is about helping you reclaim your right to fully occupy and inhabit your body so that you may live life in a more deliberate and prolific way. My approach is founded in the belief that you are not separate from your environment, and it takes into account how society and oppressive systems impact your lived experience.
Applying a neurobiological approach allows us to understand how and why your symptoms are showing up; it invites us to attend to your pain and discomfort with a deeper level of compassion, and to recognize and harness your physical and psychological strengths.
Encircling the neurobiological perspective with a reverence for the abstract, mysterious, and sacred aspects of healing allows us to tap into the nonlinear characterisics of well-being and your intuitive capacities.
Together we will call upon a variety of skills and practices and weave them together to ensure you are receiving support in the way that works best for you. These practices may include: movement – task-oriented, guided, or free-form, symbolism and visualizations, Transforming Touch®, energetic support, and various talk/somatic therapy approaches.
Groups & Courses
31-day Email Course
This course is delivered directly to your inbox. Designed to offer you easy-to-digest morsels of information and practices to help you turn your kindness inward.
Learning to be more compassionate with ourselves has powerful and long-lasting impacts in every area of our lives and our communities.
Online Monthly Dance
Connect to your INNER FLOW and experiment with moving in ways that feel enriching and supportive. Step into an experiential space where you get to practice following your inner guidance, reclaim your dance, remember movement that feels liberating, and let your body tell your story.
3-month Embodiment Immersion
Steeped in relationship, this is a trauma-responsible, intimate, experiential online immersion for practitioners to unearth and bring to life the innate embodied wisdom you already hold. Offered every year in Fall.
When Self-Compassion Feels Impossible
A companion post to Self-Compassion Morsels: 31-day drip course''If you’ve learned to rely on your inner critic for survival, self-compassion can feel nearly impossible. It may feel so unfamiliar that it doesn’t make sense, or it can even feel like...
Healing Trauma & the Mystic’s Journey
After ten years as a trauma therapist, I’ve found myself becoming quite fatigued with the literature on trauma; after a while, it’s all became repetitive and restrictive. What I have found out there feels incomplete, like it unwittingly limits us...
Reflections on my Values
11/11/21 marked ten years for me in private practice. That's a decade, wow! After ten years, I left my last career, and I feel like I'm just getting started with this one.I'm genuinely grateful for all the humans that have trusted me and continue...
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