HOLISTIC HEALING

SOMATIC BASED THERAPY & COACHING

 TRAUMA INFORMED CARE.
 SOMATIC EXPERIENCING.
 INTERNAL FAMILY SYSTEMS.
 ATTACHMENT THEORY.
 NATURE THERAPY.

Welcome! We are Michelle & Jess, holistic healing practitioners.

 

Our work is rooted in body and nature-based healing modalities including nature therapy, mindbody therapy, relational life therapy and somatic experiencing.  We work together to facilitate healing and transformation that gets to the root of trauma and dis-ease: disconnection from our bodies and separation from nature.  We support you to listen to your body's innate wisdom and live in greater alignment with nature's way.

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Do you long for a deeper connection and sense of trust in yourself?

Do you want to experience more ease, presence, and balance in your life?

Are you ready to explore and heal the personal, intergenerational, and collective wounding patterns held within your body?

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Holistic Healing is an integrative, embodied approach to healing that addresses the “whole” person.

 

The "whole" of who we are not only encompasses spiritual, physical, mental, and emotional forms of well-being (micro) but also our relationship to culture, the ecosystems we are enfolded within, and how we are shaped by larger forces (macro).

 

Holistic Healing operates on both levels since the microcosm and macrocosm inform one another.

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  • Trauma (personal, intergenerational, collective) 

  • Attachment wounds and re-parenting

  • Internal Family Systems (inner critics, protectors, polarized parts, wounded child, etc)

 

  • Relationship power dynamics and interpersonal communication

  • Intimacy & trust (rupture/repair process)

  • Healing wounds of humanity (rejection, shame, guilt, repression, denial, separation or abandonment) 

  • Emotional regulation 

  • Survival strategy and resourcing 

  • Climate anxiety, alienation, grief 

  • Ritual

  • Shadow work

WE CAN EXPLORE...​​

TOGETHER

THIS IS FOR YOU IF...

  • You want to love yourself, cultivate somatic awareness and attune to your body’s changing needs and cues 

  • You want to raise awareness of your subconscious patterns

  • You seek to heal historical and intergenerational trauma patterns 

  • You desire to feel confident in your ability to set boundaries, carry self-compasssion, speak your truth, and embody liberating ways of being and relating

  • You are ready to listen, be curious of, and explore your interior landscape (parts, shadow states, etc) 

  • You are committed to expanding the evolutionary edge of your healing and growth journey

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WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

Sessions are designed to provide a process-based space where you learn to acknowledge, track and center your body’s felt-sense, build somatic awareness, cultivate presence, learn self-regulation, and practice inner resourcing. I support individuals in listening to their

body’s wisdom and transforming their inner landscape by exploring personal narratives, memories, automatic responses, thought patterns, triggers, implicit biases, emotions, behaviors, habits, etc.

A TYPICAL SESSION

  • Guided meditations, somatic exercises, and practices for resourcing

  • Experiential, interactive, and body-based healing approaches 

  • Process-centered space that supports and empowers you to be with what is present in your current somatic experience 

  • Tools, skills, practices and new embodiments that facilitate awareness, attunement and regulation

  • Resources, articles, guides to support your integration 

  • Periodic therapeutic touch therapy 

  • Earth bonding, eco-regulation, and eco-healing experiences 

  • Be held, witnessed, heard, understood and empowered 

TIME COMMITMENT

Typically I work with people for 60 minutes on a weekly basis, and with time, reduce our frequency to biweekly.  My personal goal is for you to become your own inner guide.

SETTING

We oscillate from meeting outdoors in nature to virtual on zoom.  Due to covid, I’ve been meeting mostly on zoom. 

INTRODUCTORY CONSULTATION

OVERVIEW

I offer free introductory consultations. These are about 30-minute video calls where we can discuss what brings you to therapy, the modalities and approaches I use, and discuss whether we want to work together. Studies have shown that the best predictor of success in therapy is having a good relationship with your therapist. Let's make sure I'm your person!

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RATES

 

*Sessions are offered on a sliding scale.

ABUNDANCE:  $150 USD

STANDARD: $125 USD

DISCOUNT: $100 USD

*I understand that access to resources is a result of institutionalized systems of oppression including but not limited to white supremacy, classism, hetero-patriarchy, ableism, capitalism, and colonization. The above sliding scale fee structure allows those who have systematically benefited from these unjust and inequitable systems to practice wealth redistribution. Those who have access to financial resources are invited to pay at the the Abundance level. To determine where you fall on the sliding scale, please refer to this chart.

If you identify as BIPOC or LGBTQIA+ and are in need of financial assistance, please reach out to me at: wayofbelonging@gmail.com to co-create reciprocity that works for you.