CREATING YOUR BALANCE
Balance and calm is not something you find, it is a state of being you create.
End your struggle with painful emotions, anxiety, lack of purpose, insecurities, reactivity, self-sabotaging, and dysfunctional relationship patterns, with the power of neurosensory exercises, parts work, self-leadership and nervous system science.
Passionate researcher and educator
Compassionate counselor and coach
I provide an empowering, educational, skills-building approach. With a master's of science in professional counseling, a master's degree in human and organizational behavior, and certificates in clinical trauma recovery, mindfulness, somatic embodiment and nervous system regulation, I have mentored thousands of clients to break-through suffering and toxic shame, overcome maladaptive behaviors, limiting beliefs, inner-criticism, relationship distress, and more in order to gain self-connection and self-leadership to thrive on a daily basis.
Create the you, you want to be.
Learn, do the work, incorporate action-oriented methods to understand, honor and guide yourself with self-trust and balance.
My courses provide information and tactical practices derived from the most up-to-date, scientifically proven methods. Guide your healing today, while providing empowering skills that last a lifetime.
Rather than traditional talk therapy or passive listening, I actively engage during sessions with attunement, collaboration, creativity and solution-oriented psychoeducation.
Be the architect of your own family and parent in alignment with your values. Learn to connect with yourself so you may wholeheartedly connect and communicate with your children. Fantastically model social and emotional health skills and more.
Give a man a fish, you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and feed him for a lifetime.
what to expect
FEEL REAL RESULTS
I provide evidence-based approaches through coursework and sessions to build self-awareness, self-connection and self-leadership. We know lifting weights builds muscle. We now know, based on the latest neuroscience, we need daily neurosensory and emotional health exercises to build our neuroplasticity, resilience, self-connection and mental strength.
By learning and practicing the daily exercises within the nine coursework categories, you can expect to feel real results, such as the following.
Feel aligned with your unique purpose and personal values
Realize how to fulfill your sense of belonging and connection needs
Ability to speak your unarguable truth
No more self-sabotaging behaviors
No more Dreaded Drama Triangle
No more power-struggles and codependency patterns
Confidence and trust in yourself
Self-compassion and self-discipline
Understand nervous system regulation
Know how to process painful emotions and triggers
Foundation of balanced boundaries
Mindfully respond to challenges instead of react
Understand your own and your loved-ones' maladaptive protective strategies ('parts')
Feel comfortable and safe in relationship, as you prioritize and communicate your needs, values and boundaries
Have discernment, trusting only those you deem trustworthy
Refuse to tolerate maltreatment and make this clear in your words and actions
When dealing with rejection or breakup, you face reality, learn lessons, and take time to grieve and heal
Although you don't like disappointing others, you accept you can't please everyone
Capacity to create wholehearted, fulfilling relationships and friendships
Delivering the body from functioning as a storage room for suppressed emotions brings a sense of natural love and ease, a spaciousness, that we commonly call happiness."
Somesh Curti, PhD
skills and tools for life
As you navigate your inner world and incorporate tangible skills in your daily life, you build trust in yourself, learn how to process painful emotions, breakthrough suffering and depressive states, navigate relationship distress, and wholeheartedly connect with yourself and others.
VALUES AND PRIORITIES
Creates clear perspective of where you are in life versus where you wish you were. Provides your mind and heart with the information it needs for self-forgiveness, grieving, letting go, and healing.
INNER CRITIC WORK
PATTERNS AND CLEANSING
Identify patterns, such as people-pleasing, perfectionism, procrastination, resentment and avoidance, and transform them into assertive communication, proficiency, and connection.
When you understand your needs, wants, limits and boundaries, you can communicate clearly. It's also essential to realize who is trustworthy and how much to share with others.
We are not born knowing how to regulate our emotions. It is a a skill we must learn and practice. Learn to process painful emotions and flashbacks, depressive states and breakthrough suffering.
INNER CHILD WORK
Heal past wounds by gently processing them in the present with Inner Connecting, a journal practice that turns self-connection into a tangible activity rather than an abstraction.
DREADED DRAMA TRIANGLE
Speaking your Unarguable Truth is a communication power tool. Feel empowered, connection, and aligned with your truth, your boundaries, needs, wants, values and your Self
Identify where you are stuck on "autopilot" and repeating maladaptive protective behaviors.
Learn to calm your nervous system and ideally respond to triggers rather than react.
MINDFUL SELF COMPASSION
Mindful Self-Compassion provides action-oriented, evidence-based practices that alleviate anxiety, increase motivation, oxytocin production, goal-achievement and connected relationships.
Learn to enjoy a sense of comfort and safety in relationship, as you prioritize your needs, values and boundaries. Be discerning, trusting and open to receiving love from those deemed trustworthy.