Social support is not the same as merely being in the presence of others. The critical issue is reciprocity: being truly heard and seen by the people around us, feeling that we are held in someone else’s mind and heart. For our physiology to calm down, heal, and grow we need a visceral feeling of safety
– Bessel A. van Der Kolk, The Body Keeps the Score
John believes in providing an Empowered, and person centered therapeutic approach with his clients. By listening deeply to you and your needs, he will work with you in engaging with your goals, interests, and wisdom in moving forward. He believes that even our most stuck of emotional states, that we have the awareness to progress toward healing and moving through the blocks that hold us back. John will help you to hear that wisdom that is already within you.
Our nervous systems and stress levels are on high alert. But we absolutely have the ability to remain calm and quiet amidst the chaos that sometimes presents in life. We are here to support you in managing anxiety, feeling better, and building emotional and physical strength.
In a sound relaxation session you will be guided through gentle stretches, learn helpful tools for stress reduction, and relaxing breathing techniques. This will be followed by getting comfortable to soak in the sounds of crystal singing bowls, and other soothing instruments. The Nepalese singing bowls can help with reducing stress hormones, and assist with inner healing. This practice can be deeply nourishing to your nervous system and is highly encouraged to try out!!