We all have a story of how we got to where we are now. Here is some of mine...
I have always been passionate about shifting culture and creating a more beautiful world. Born with a deep sensitivity and contemplative nature, I felt different than my peers growing up. This difference gave birth to a painful story of, "I do not belong here." Over the years, the drive to heal the wound of not belonging has led me to spaces and people who have helped me to embrace who I truly am. The antidote to this culture, that often limits us to assimilation or isolation, has been a reverent connection with my unique and precious humanity supported by loving others.
From my experiences sprouted a vision and a purpose:
My vision is of a kinder world where people feel cherished, simply as they are, and where relationships are built and sustained from this level of care.
I have spent the past decade manifesting and refining this vision through various means: environmental and social activism, work on farms and learning herbal medicine, a yoga practice, working closely with spiritual teachers, daily meditation, reading and writing poetry, time spent listening to the natural world, numerous silent retreats, and finally, training in the therapeutic modalities that felt groundbreaking enough (and kind enough) to transform the world.
In my work as a therapist, I seek to integrate these parts of life that matter deeply to me: social justice and systemic change, spirituality and mindfulness, embodiment, and skillful relating. It is my hope to offer clients care that meets them on all levels in an inclusive and loving environment.