I am professional alternative counselor in private practice since 2003. My work invites you to the fulfillment that comes from engaging your life situations as opportunities for developing the life skills and personal growth that leads you to become your deeper, authentic Self.
Provides telehealth services
Practicing Since: 2003
The transpersonal orientation concerns the deeper, spiritual (not 'religious') dimension of our lives. It acknowledges a higher self which can be experienced personally, rather than taken on faith. Some of the concerns with which transpersonal counseling works includes spiritual exploration and inquiry, development, practices, loss of faith, spiritual bypassing, and spiritual emergencies.
The humanistic model orientation views life as a spectrum of possible personal development whereby you realize your unique human potential. The problems which the average person faces are not pathologized. In contrast, the medical model views clients as either ill or healthy with no consideration of their unique human potential.
How do you take responsibility for your existence and live fully your unique human potential? This question is at the heart of the personal issues that we face. That is, at a deep level many of our issues result from our not taking our lives with a decisive seriousness. Our lives are real, and we alone are responsible for their fulfillment or lack of fulfillment. This is the existential view.
In a way, we could say that we are not 'nouns' but rather 'verbs'; we are an unfolding process motivated by an inner drive that seeks to maximize our human potential
Spirituality is not religiosity. My integration of a spiritual dimension in my practice offers non-sectarian support of my clients who are curious about the Mystery in which we live, and would like support and guidance in their search.
In childhood, we learn to value ourselves according to how others such as our parents value us. As adults, we can learn that true self-esteem derives from being our own authentic selves.
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