Relationships can be healed. Trauma and loss can be transformed. What is confusing can be understood.

Through Emotion Focused Therapy – we unlock the mysteries of healthy relationships so you can live, love, parent and lead from a place of whole-hearted connection. These scientifically based methods create lasting neurological changes you can feel.

How healthy are your relationships? Find out with my free and simple self-assessment tool. Plus, get tips and advice!

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The Daring Way by Brene Brown

Do you long for a more meaningful life where your relationships are positive and powerfully connecting, but you just don’t know how? You are not alone.

Having healthy relationships is the number one determinant of happiness and life satisfaction and yet most of us don’t have the knowledge or experience to develop or sustain them. Relationships are the medium through which we live and breathe and have our being. When they go well- we experience happiness, contentment and productivity.

When they are in distress- our world falls apart. Whether that is between parent and child, spouse to spouse, co-worker to boss, or neighbor to neighbor. Becoming aware of your emotional needs and desires and learning to communicate that to others is the essence of emotional intelligence.

Science is now proving what we have intuitively known all along- that emotional intelligence is the key to healthy, productive , resilient and happy people.

And the good news is that emotional intelligence can be learned. The ability to identify and regulate our feelings, the ability to communicate our needs and desires in non-defensive methods, the flexibility and the resilience to learn new strategies for coping with change and stress – these are all skills that can be learned and developed.

With tested techniques and practice- you can learn the language your partner’s, family member’s and co-worker’s are speaking so you can decipher what it is they are trying to tell you. And more importantly you can learn to get to the heart of what is important in your own voice so you can communicate your truth in ways that will create the connection, understanding and meaningful relationships you are longing for….. I can show you how.

It is my passion to walk alongside individuals, couples, families and teams as they navigate the journey of living, working with, and loving each other well.

I was where you are – alone, discouraged in pain. Through diving deep and walking through my own journey of growth I discovered a passion for helping others. I’ve walked that path through 20 years of learning, growing and expanding. It is my privilege to walk that journey with you.

Transforming Lives one relationship at a time.

 

Transform Your Life

Grateful for the Transformative Journey and Invite You to Join Me

As we close out this holiday focused on gratitude I am keenly aware that one of the things I am most grateful for in my life is the incredible gift I have through my work to witness amazing transformation in the lives of real people day after day.

It is possible to live freely and whole-heartedly ~  with joy, a sense of deep connection, and meaningful purpose. I know that from my own lived experience. And those who decide to walk this path with me are forever changed.

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After a 20 year phobia of flying… I flew to Paris!

Do you know what it feels like to struggle with something really hard for what seems like an eternity? Have you given up on something because the battle seemed like... "If it is this hard, something must be wrong about it." I’ve been there. I know what that feels...

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Walking Into Our Stories Is the Bravest Thing We’ll Ever Do

According to social scientist Dr. Brené Brown: “Walking into our stories is the bravest thing we will ever do”

But also the most productive vehicle for learning who we are and what we believe in.

“Rumbling with our stories….leads us to a deeper understanding of our thoughts, feelings and behaviors and gives birth to key learnings about our values and our capabilities. It’s where whole-heartedness is cultivated and change begins.”

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Let Your Inner Love Shine

It’s February and love is in the air.

I’ve decided to focus on love this month – in my communications and in my thoughts and meditations and inspirations!

Won’t you join me?? Let’s have a LOVE IN!

I had an experience recently during a meditation class I was taking where the leader led us through a guided meditation on love…

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A Weekend of Daring Greatly

I’m basking in the glow of my weekend with a tribe of awesome women who Dared Greatly.

A tribe that dove deep with one another, sharing their visions for their future and dancing with their fears and the inner critics that hold them back.

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