The Place Where Healing Begins
Hope for you future,
peace for your past.
Welcome to my website.
I am often asked: "Why do you do
what you do?"
The answer is simple: It is my path to help
those who are struggling on this journey called
People find their way to me through personal pain
which takes the form of Loss:
separation, divorce, health, death, relationships, unresolved family
problems, financial reversal, career upheavals, substance abuse (or loving
someone who is addicted).
experience loss, of any kind, grief sets in. The pain of loss can take a toll on our
physical and emotional wellbeing.
More often than not, we end up depressed, anxious and weighed down by
Our best chance of moving through pain is to validate our
feelings without judging them. We
can have our feelings, without our feelings having us.
Judgment only comes into play if we act inappropriately on our feelings.
It is vital to recognize that feelings are a reflection of our current situation and our
attachment to what has been lost or threatened. The pain we feel is valid and
understandable. Working through
our pain begins with permission; permission to have our feelings, whatever they
Healing occurs when we are surrounded by people we trust, who
listen to our pain, allow us our tears, and hold us (physically, emotionally,
psychologically, spiritually and prayerfully) while we work through the struggle.
Acceptance and Peace can be
achieved through the therapeutic process.