Integrative Explorative Collaborative
You are the story of restoration
Psychotherapy requires you to become path-walkers, courageously taking an internal adventure into redefining yourself. As you give voice to the lost parts of yourself, you resume the quest of becoming a more embodied self. Questions naturally emerge, guiding your way through challenges into possibility. Inviting the intention to embody the possibilities deepens the discovery, and the next stages of your expression.
How I guide your therapeutic experience
Hakomi is an integrated mind/body/spirit depth psychotherapy, using experience-centered mindful inquiry, and therapeutic methods. It is a guided and supported process for the mindful study of different categories of experience and core material. You open to being more deeply attuned, noticing what is alive in your awareness. The unfolding experiential process offers the possibility of inviting your inner wisdom to guide you into a sense of deeper knowing.
With each beginning, growth and self discovery are opportunities. Exploring couples therapy asks for present-moment relational work. It is about being present – to be compassionately truthful, as well as curious, about yourself, your partner and the relationship. It is a mutually co-created discovery process, using relationship principles to further support your relational needs.
When we are reminded of an upsetting experience, our brain and body respond as if it’s happening in the moment. EMDR aims to help reprocess these challenging experiences, and how they are currently stored in the brain, assisting in softening, and integrating the experience.
I provide consultation to licensed psychotherapists, who are exploring ways to personally, and professionally expand in their fields. I also support Certified Hakomi practitioners and therapists, who wish to pursue ongoing self inquiry, and their own experiential applications.
If you’re interested in exploring your potential as a coaching client, I offer support, and guidance based on integrated approaches, which recognize the embodiment of the whole Self, and the meaningful interconnectedness of life.
Mindfulness, or mindful inquiry, is simply noticing your embodied internal experience with curiosity, and awareness. You make direct contact with the here-and-now, allowing for an expanded perspective.
My practice is founded on the principles of belonging, inclusion and equity, valuing the esteem and natural expressions of all ethnicities, genders, orientations, and abilities, as well as being poly and kink friendly.
The everyday simple acts of bringing something into the world awakens the mystery, and value of piecing together the unexpected, the imperfect and the ordinary into what’s seeking expression. Creativity is elemental, naturally inspiring an attentiveness to know something differently, and more deeply. Being creative is a continuum of who you are.
You may want to work with a psychotherapist who, as a person of color, has first hand knowledge of how the experiences of diversity contribute to, and become fundamental facets of one’s identity. You may want to experience diversity as an essential part of your personal, and therapeutic exploration.
As a person of multi-cultural and multi-ethnic backgrounds, I value diversity, inclusion, equity and how these form and inform our lives. The intersections of race, ethnicity, culture, sexuality, and gender help to create our ever evolving personal identity. These can be stepping stones towards personal development, and psychological growth, bridging the journey to a fuller self.
You may also not consider yourself a person of color, yet every person holds their cultural backgrounds as part of their identity. Each of us is a product of history, of our ancestry. We are complex, a continuum of what has come before, and what has not yet arrived.