Do you like who you see in the mirror?

Have you experienced recent or childhood abuse? Recent rape? Betrayal? Anxiety? 

Is this showing up in how you feel about yourself? Your weight? Your skin or health? 

Do you like who you see in the mirror?

Have you experienced childhood abuse? Recent rape? Betrayal? Anxiety? 

Is this showing up in how you feel about yourself? Your weight? Your skin or health? 

  • Psychodermatology is the nexus of psychotherapy focusing on body image, skin, stress and trauma: and skin reactions to body and skin conditions and disorders.
  • In my practice I have seen individuals struggling with cutting, obesity, anorexia, acnes, psoriasis, dermatitis, skin cancer and general body image struggles.
  • I utilize hypnotherapy, neurofeedback, biofeedback, psychotherapy, mindfulness, yoga therapy, art and nature; creativity, science & spirituality.
  • Together with a team, I have developed vegan, cruelty free, paraben free and gluten free skincare and cosmetics that help women (and men) to be happy in their own skin.

Free Autumn Element Healing & Creativity

Four weeks (online, Facebook ) of diving into the autumn-inspired elements. A spiritual and symbolic approach to feeling better, learning about yourself and expressing healing as it is uncovered.

Psychodermatology, Neurophenomenology & Trauma Specialist

  • Psychodermatology is the nexus of psychotherapy focusing​ on body image, skin and reactions to body and skin conditions and disorders. In my practice I have seen individuals struggling with cutting, obesity, anorexia, acnes, psoriasis, dermatitis, skin cancer and general body image struggles.
  • Neurophenomenology is neuroscience with the focus on consciousness, and phenomenology (inquiry to the daily experience), especially in relation to the symbols we use throughout our existence. My practice is influenced by the teachings of Jung. 
  • Trauma [& Stress], both disturbing experiences, can alter how we view ourselves and the world around us.

In my practice I use a variety of therapeutic and coaching strategies, with emphasis on hypnotherapy, to help clients to travel a path of solutions and empowerment.

Stress is painful. Healing does not have to be.

  • If you are in emotional pain, you might be suffering from "disconnect".  
  • Sensory integration is an advantageous and enjoyable path to self-healing.  In session, this may come in the form of writing, art, aromatherapy, music, eco-therapy (nature, park walks) etc.
  • Online programs for local and distance clients.

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Crisis: Free Therapy {If you are suffering from stress or anxiety because of Hurricane Irma, or have family in its path or aftermath.} Adults, Adolescents, Children who are struggling and fearful.

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Youtube Channel: Free Interviews, Support, Reviews & Commentary

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I have an extensive international network of psychologists, doctors, authors , psychiatrists, nutritionists and motivational speakers.  I decided to gather them, one at a time, for informative and engaged interviews for you.

I also review products related to wellness, and some books- and discuss my own clinical skincare line, Pāivä Cosmetics.

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"Love and beauty are everywhere, ignite your awe of both by removing fear"

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In my 30+ years of experience and training, working to help individuals feel in love with life, I realized that they often felt that they were "broken" or filled with pathology, not potential.

I want you to find that inner fire, that spark ...