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Healing & Transformation through the Body.

"...the two most important phrases in therapy, as in yoga, are “notice that” and “what happens next?”. Once you start approaching your body with curiosity rather than with fear, everything shifts.”

Dr. Bessel van der Kolk

The Body Keeps The Score

Somatic Coaching for...

  • anxiety & stress

  • depression & apathy

  • emotional navigation

  • nervous system regulation

  • deeper self-awareness

  • body-image & disordered eating

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Private Sessions

I currently have space for a few new clients per month. Let's have a chat & find out how I may be able to support you!

Private Session Options

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Individual

$125 / 55 min session
$175 / 85 min session
 
*Equitable pricing is available for those under financial constraints.

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Couples

$150 / 75 min session

For couples wanting to dive deeper in embodied relating.

FAQ

What is somatic coaching? 

Somatic means 'of the body'. Somatic techniques include a massive range of modalities including: dance, yoga, breathwork, rolfing, intuitive movement, body-mind centering, somatic experiencing, tai chi, martial arts, Feldenkrais... and more.

In somatic coaching, we focus on building more interoceptive awareness (a fancy scientific word for internal awareness), then as we build more of this internal awareness, you learn how to understand what your emotions are trying to tell you (all emotions have a positive intention!).

 

You'll also learn a variety of somatic exercises to help regulate your nervous system.

How is somatic coaching different from regular therapy?

As awareness grows of the importance of incorporating the body in therapy & healing, more traditional therapists are adding somatic modalities to their practice.

Somatic coaching is best suited for people who are not needing intensive therapy (such as psychotherapy or psychiatry) but who are looking for alternative and/or complementary support. Some people choose to see a traditional therapist in conjunction with a somatic coach.

Whilst somatic coaching is not therapy, nearly all clients experience it as therapeutic and many even use is as a replacement for traditional therapy.

What does a typical session with you look like?

In individual & couples sessions, we start with a brief chat, reconnecting to your original intention of working with me, or if there is anything more pressing we may explore that as well.

 

During our chat, I may share educational insight on what may be occurring - for us over-thinkers, this understanding often helps the mind relax a bit before we dive into somatic exploration.

We will then go into your internal landscape and build awareness of what's happening within you. I'll periodically ask you to share what's occurring so I can keep in sync with you.

Within the session, there will be what I call "embodied homework", based on what's specifically coming up for you. This will be highly encouraged to practice in between our sessions together.

Do you take insurance?

I do not take insurance. I can accept credit/debit, venmo, paypal and cash.

What are your credentials?

Certified Embodiment Coach (CEC) | Embodiment Unlimited

Certified Trauma Embodiment Coach (TCC) | Embodiment Unlimited

Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) | Yoga Alliance

Registered Non-Linear Movement Method Teacher | Michaela Boehm

Certified Feminine Embodiment Coach (FEC) | School of Embodied Arts

Certified Hypnotherapist (CHt) | Hypnotherapy University

Certified Applied Polyvagal Theory in Yoga | Embody Lab

Do we meet in-person or virtually?

I offer virtual to all. For anyone living in Tacoma, WA there is the option to meet at my home office. Home office hours are limited.

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