Modalities and Certifications

Here are some of the modalities, courses and trainings that shape my approach.  Some clients see me for just IFS, some for Depth Hypnosis, others for integrative counseling drawing on multiple approaches. 

IFS Informed Practitioner (Internal Family Systems) trained through IFSCA
CHT – Certified Hypnotherapist
Certified Depth Hypnosis Practitioner
Certified Applied Shamanic Practitioner
MTS – Harvard Divinity School
Ordained Interfaith Minister – Foundation of the Sacred Stream

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

INTERNAL FAMILY SYSTEMS – IFS Canada

Stepping Stones Program – 16 week training internal Family Systems training including supervised practice – IFSCA, Fall 2023

Stepping Deeper Program – 16 week training internal Family Systems training including supervised practice – IFSCA, Spring 2024

DEPTH HYPNOSIS

Depth Hypnosis Foundation Course – Foundation of the Sacred Stream, Spring 2018
Coming to Peace: The Inner Self – Foundation of the Sacred Stream, Fall 2022
Working with Dreams – Foundation of the Sacred Stream, Spring 2018
Advanced Depth Hypnosis – Foundation of the Sacred Stream, Spring 2022
The Path of Service – Foundation of the Sacred Stream, Spring 2022
Relationship and Karma – Foundation of the Sacred Stream, Fall 2021
Relationship and Power – Foundation of the Sacred Stream, Spring 2022
Depth Hypnosis Supervised Practice– Foundation of the Sacred Stream, Fall 2021
Moon Lodge: Initiations of the Sacred Feminine – Foundation of the Sacred Stream, Summer 2022

BUDDHIST PSYCHOLOGY

Applied Buddhist Psychology 1: Entering the Stream – Foundation of the Sacred Stream, Fall 2021
Applied Buddhist Psychology 2: The Enlightened Mind – Foundation of the Sacred Stream, Spring 2022
Eastern Religions – Hunter College, Fall 2006
Intro to Buddhism – Harvard Divinity School, Spring 2009

PSYCHOLOGY

Grief and Loss – Foundation of the Sacred Stream, Fall 2022
Human Development – Sofia University, Fall 2023
Law and Ethics – Sofia University, Spring 2024
Power, Culture and Identity – Sofia University, Spring 2024
Systems Theory and Applications – Sofia University, Fall 2023
Theories of Personality – College of San Mateo, Summer 2023
Abnormal Psychology – Irvine Valley College, Summer 2023
Counseling Principles and Practices – Sofia University, Fall 2023
Transpersonal Theory and Literature – Sofia University, Fall 2023
Risk and Resilience in Adolescent Development – Harvard Divinity School, Fall 2008
Lifespan Development – Hunter College, Spring 2006

COMPARATIVE RELIGION

Spiritual Direction – Foundation of the Sacred Stream, Fall 2022
Spiritual Formation and the Life of Study – Harvard Divinity School, Fall 2007
For the Love of God and his Prophet – Harvard Divinity School, Spring 2008
Buddhism and Literature – Harvard Divinity School, Spring 2009
Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures – Harvard Divinity School, Fall 2007
The New Testament – Hunter College, Spring 2006
Myth and Ritual – Hunter College, Spring 2006
The Deep: Purity, Danger and Metamorphosis – Harvard Divinity School, Spring 2008

APPLIED SHAMANISM

Introduction to the Shamanic Journey – Foundation of the Sacred Stream, Summer 2016
Power Retrieval & the Middle World – Foundation of the Sacred Stream, Fall 2016
Soul Retrieval & the Guiding of Souls – Foundation of the Sacred Stream, Fall 2017
Next Steps in the Shamanic Journey – Foundation of the Sacred Stream, Spring 2022
Next Steps in Soul Retrieval – Foundation of the Sacred Stream, Spring 2022
Next Steps in the Guiding of Souls – Foundation of the Sacred Stream, Spring 2022
Advanced Applied Shamanism – Foundation of the Sacred Stream, Summer 2022
Applied Shamanic Counseling – Foundation of the Sacred Stream, Fall 2022

ENERGY MEDICINE

Fundamentals of Integrated Energy Medicine – Foundation of the Sacred Stream, Spring 2017
Integrated Energy Medicine Immersion – Foundation of the Sacred Stream, Spring 2017

EXPRESSIVE ARTS

Creative Expression (Expressive arts Facilitation) – Sofia University, Spring 2024
Creative Transformation (Expressive arts Facilitation) – Sofia University, Spring 2024
28 year career as a recording artist and performing singer songwriter
14 year career as a songleader