Gifted Healers

The Healing of a Healer

If you’re a healer, it’s likely that as a child you experienced states of heightened awareness. As a highly sensitive child, your differences from others, and their responses to you, may have made you feel that something was wrong with you. Since our culture does not recognize other dimensional awareness, those of us wh

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Healers & Aligned Communication

When your intentions correspond with your internal state, your actions mirror your authentic self. We communicate with words, tone, facial expression, energy, body language, actions, objects, and ideas. We communicate with what we create, and how we organize our environments. Without being aware of it, we communicate our inner pain, confusion, resentment, or an

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Sensory Processing

In Dawna Markova’s book The Art of the Possible she describes the different sensory preferences we each have for taking in information. Her work moves us beyond the simple notion of being an auditory, visual, or kinesthetic learner. She explains that, depending upon the mode of processing that is required, your primary way of receiving information may

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Healing – Books & Resources

The Option Institute has developed the simplest and most elegant no-hype technique I know for gently and skillfully helping you find the center of your issues and the way to change your patterns of interaction.

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A Spirit Centered Practice

The theory of what you do and the techniques and tools you possess facilitate adaptive change. Unless you are dedicated to being a vehicle for the wisdom of a client’s spirit, for a client’s unseen, intangible being— I believe your skills as a healer are limited. Aspects of a Spirit Centered Practice Include: respecti

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The Path of a Healer

Most gifted healers were at first victims of their own multidimensional awareness and highly sensitive natures. They did not ask for, or seek, the abilities that plagued them. It took them a great deal of time and pain to find the way to live with their gifts and come to understand their needs as

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Metaphors and the Healer

When I was in southeastern Alaska tracking humpback whales, or running a whale research boat in the San Juan Islands following pods of Orcas, I discovered I had some special sense of where the whales would surface after long periods of time submerged. It was as if I was keeping pace with them

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Inner Awareness & Clear Communication

Inner awareness includes being aware of what you want to convey. The spirit of your communication is aligned when your intention mirrors how you actually feel. In Pilates and other forms of dance the extension or movement begins – not with the limb – but in the core. This is the same with communicatio

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Spiritual Bypassing

One of the ways my philosophy has distinguished me as a practitioner is that I believe that if you aren’t walking into your pain, you are avoiding healing. If someone contacts me with the goal of becoming more spiritual, or because they are a seeker, or because they want to be a healer, I explai

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Books about Trauma

For many people, just accepting the label of trauma can be a long journey. I find that most clients just need some text that resonates in order to accept the term and to begin the path of healing. The books I have listed here are more in depth than most may need. However, the

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