teachers, practices that inspire and inform my work..


Tara Brach is an amazing spiritual teacher, she offers weekly dharma talks and guided meditations. Tara Brach, meditation, emotional healing, spiritual awakening

Thich Nhat Hanh is a Zen Master teacher.  In addition to his wonderful teachings on mindfulness, he offers wonderful everyday mindfulness meditations and paractices. Thich Nhat Hanh

Pema Chodron is a Buddhist nun. She offers a number of supportive books for dealing with difficult times,  I have found her teaching of Tonglen (Tibetan practice of sending and receiving) powerful.  Pema Chodron

Working with difficult thoughts

Byron Katie’s “the work” is a powerful tool to use when we are caught up in our thoughts.  The work of Byron Katie

Touch Drawing


Touch Drawing is a simple process of using your hands and fingers to draw your inner experience.  The process of Touch Drawing allows for a direct expression of your inner experience.  I find it a powerful and transformative process of creativity.  I offer group sessions as a part of the Creative Heart Gatherings.  Existing clients can attend a special group gathering to experience the process of Touch Drawing in a group setting and then process the individual drawings during our one-on-one sessions.  For more information and examples of the process please visit Touch Drawing




Movement Practices

Gabrielle Roth’s 5 Rhythms is a powerful practice to remember and connect to our human and natural essence through movement and dance.  Gabrielle Roth



Rumi, was a 13th century Sufi mystic and poet.  I find his poetry relevant and inspiring.  Here’s one of my favorite poems: