7 common protectors that keep you from connection to others
We're told to "guard our hearts," and sometimes protection is needed. But when protective tendencies take over, we miss out on connecting wholeheartedly to the people we love and the work we value. In this webinar, I'll introduce you to 7 common protectors that keep you from the love and satisfaction you desire. You'll identify your most common protector and learn how to turn it into an ally.
How to transform 1 numbing behavior into a life giving habit
One specific way we protect ourselves is to numb or avoid our painful feelings. But when we numb our feelings of vulnerability, we deny ourselves the joy, restoration, and spiritual comfort God designed us to experience. In this webinar, you'll learn the 7 common numbing behaviors and the more vulnerable feelings they prevent. You'll also learn how to transform 1 numbing behavior into a life-giving habit.
3 habits to help you thrive mentally, spiritually, and emotionally
So many of us know all too well how to persist through challenging relationships, disappointments, and thwarted dreams. Survival mode works for a season, but if we shut down our hearts, minds, and souls for too long, we're doing damage to ourselves and others. In this webinar, I'll walk you through a picture of wholeness and 3 habits to help you thrive mentally, emotionally, and spiritually, even amidst hardship.
Sample Online Courses
Boundaries for Your Soul: A Christian Approach to Internal Family Systems
In this course, I'll introduce you to a Christian approach to the Internal Family Systems (IFS) model. You'll learn the basic elements of the model and experience for yourself what it's like to connect with the various parts of your soul with compassion. You'll learn how to identify and transform the subtle protectors, such as empathy, problem solving, and caretaking, that keep you from bringing more Spirit-led presence into your work.
Boundaries and the Enneagram
When we know ourselves deeply and are honest before God, growth and healing multiply. In this course, you'll learn how to use concepts from the Enneagram and the Internal Family Systems model together to accelerate growth in yourself and in clients.
Background and Certifications:
I have over 20 years of experience working with women, ministry leaders, non-profit executives, and families. I earned my M.A. in counseling from Denver Seminary and a Ph.D. in religion and psychology from the University of Denver. I’m certified in the Internal Family Systems model of therapy and have a certificate in spiritual leadership from Leadership Transformations, Inc. My counseling practice is located in the greater Boston area, where I specialize in the integration of faith and psychology.