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What is compassionate inquirY?

Compassionate Inquiry® is a psychotherapeutic approach developed by Dr. Gabor Maté that reveals what lies beneath the appearance we present to the world.
Using Compassionate Inquiry, both the individual and therapist unveil the level of consciousness, mental climate, hidden assumptions, implicit memories and body states that form the real message that words both express and conceal.
Through Compassionate Inquiry, the client can recognize the unconscious dynamics that run their lives and how to liberate themselves from them.

“The purpose of Compassionate Inquiry is to drill down to the core stories people tell themselves – to get them to see what story they are telling themselves unconsciously; what those beliefs are, where they came from; and guide them to the possibility of letting go of those stories, or letting go of the hold those stories have on them …
That’s what Compassionate Inquiry is.”
~ Dr. Gabor Maté

Trauma Infomred    Somatic    Transformational Coaching  

I'm here to help you optimize your reality.  Gain clarity, shed the light of awareness on your blind spots,  so you can see your whole self, including the parts of the psyche  that have been unconsciously exiled.   Get clear on limiting beliefs, negative self-talk and narratives  that may be road blocks in the way of inner peace, self love and confidence in your worthiness!   Learn to identify the patterns that you are subscribing to, make new conscious choices to rewire your brain, set sustainable goals  to support you in cultivating a mindset and lifestyle where your highest and best version of you can freely express your multidimensional gifts into the world.  Cleanse your lens of perception, ignite the fire of your soul desire and purpose, fuel your passions and creative genius, align heart mind coherence, embody greatness, radiate! 

All it takes is YOUR willingness, desire and commitment to do the  work!  My intention is to efficiently  equip you with an accessible set of  tools  that will  become an intrinsic part of your life.  My approach is to attune to your  energetic field, and pay attention to your language, how you communicate about yourself, your environment, your words, tones and body language. My job is to be a clear mirror for you to see yourself, beyond limiting perceptions, stories, beliefs. From here I will share practices,  insights and  stories with you that will support your journey to wholeness, thriving health and wellness, on all levels mind, body, spirit.

Understanding that we call carry trauma in varying degrees, I will always check in and ask consent throughout our sessions.  This is client led, your feeling of safety is of the most important.  I weave together a multitude of psychotherapeutic  somatic  approaches, yoga, breathwork, guided meditations and movement play to help you to move stagnant energy from your body, self regulate your nervous system, create spaciousness in your mind and  embody yourself more fully with an attitude of gratitude, patience and compassion. 

Thank you for showing up, being curious and taking action for YOU!  I acknowledge your inner wisdom and look forward to working with you, or recommending another coach or therapist who may be a better fit.  I'm here to support you! 

I am available for virtual sessions, or in person at The Healing Sanctuary in Santa Rosa California.

Reach out if you're inspired!   Many Blessings xo 


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