“Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes”.C.W. Jung
The body mind wholeness therapeutic philosophy is vastly diversified, psychodynamic and highly influenced by psycho-spiritual shamanic practices. As a somatic, depth-oriented, Jungian-based, EMDR therapist my focus is on healing unresolved, unintegrated unconscious trauma wounds and soul injuries experienced in psyche, versus pathologizing symptoms.
The somatic, depth-oriented, Jungian-based approach is a naturally holistic process that allows us to delve into the underworld of psyche for healing. Depth-oriented work focuses on the origin, or root cause, of wounding through an in-depth examination of all aspects of a person’s life; dreams, stories, belief patterns, conscious thoughts, identification of one’s negative language patterns.
The intention is to become more consciously aware of the deeper truths underneath our issues so we can process, integrate and reframe them into more positive belief systems. As a biopsychosocial construct depth-oriented approaches focus on the needs of psyche, versus an agenda or systemized treatment goal. Consequently, the intention behind depth-oriented approaches are to heal unconscious psychic wounds.
Effective healers work through the wounded healer archetype. We become active participants with skin in the game. Somatic ‘bottom-up’ processing bridges the gap between the unconscious (psyche and soul), and the conscious (ego) to open the flood gates for reconnection with our authentic self. As a holistic approach depth-oriented approaches are powerfully effective for relieving emotional discomfort, transforming adverse conscious behaviour and unconscious behavioural patterns, while facilitating self-realization and enhancing our lives in all areas.
The result being a reduction in anger, fear, shame and self-sabotage behavior. Embodied connection improves our communication with our self and with others. It facilitates our ability to make more right choices, to step into healthier behavioral and thought patterns, while altering our perception of self in relationship to the world. The goal is to integrate and dissipate all that no longer serves us so we can move into our authentic self and feel whole in mind, body and spirit.
EMDR : Eye Movement Desensitization Reprogramming
NeuroAffective Touch (NAT)
Somatic Embodiment Practices
Psycho-Spiritual Shamanic Healing.
Internal Family Systems