Approach

My approach tends to be more direct and rooted in an intuitive and empathic relationship with you. I also bring humor and a sense of adventure because the journey inward can be a creative process.

Healing modalities wear many costumes but is always rooted in love and compassion. It is the relationship between you and me that facilitates 90% of healing. This is the mysterious aspect to why therapy works.

The space I hold for you is a sacred space where all feelings are honored and may be expressed. The power of being seen, listened to and understood is transformative in and of itself. You get the opportunity to exhale and express what you have been keeping inside or spinning about.

Metaphorically speaking, I see myself as a midwife helping you birth your true self or true nature of a relationship.

Deep self-exploration will happen on multiple levels. I also will provide you with pragmatic tools and understanding.

Tarot cards are a medium I use as a somatic and archetypal healing tool to unearth aspects of self in the shadow. The cards open up an intuitive dialogue between us, bringing awareness and clarity to what has been misunderstood or hidden altogether.

We may also use ritual and shamanic journeying to explore and integrate your inner self.

If you are drawn, I may look into your astrological natal chart, an archetypal map revealing aspects of the personality, conflicts, and soul destiny of the self or a relationship.

I use the insight-based modalities of Jungian psychology, narrative therapy, mindfulness-based CBT, attachment wound theory, and family systems as tools to explore self, family of origin, wounds, feelings and cognitive/behavioral patterns.

We may  incorporate mindfulness cognitive-behavioral and somatic practices to help build communication skills, manage symptoms of complex trauma, depression, anxiety, or mood disorders.

Hypnotherapy and NLP are tools we may also use for changing unwanted patterns of behavior and thinking.

I will stick to using only psychotherapeutic modalities if that feels right for you. It is not necessary to use tarot, astrology, or soul healing methods. I will meet you where you are at. Many modalities address the same core issues. I am flexible and able to go with your flow and needs.

If you are experiencing a spiritual awakening or resonate with being a multi-dimensional being of light, I may help you to integrate these other worldly aspects of your soul. I can also guide you in working with spiritual energies on the subtle planes beyond the physical dimension.

Suffering may be turned into gold.

Contact me at michellebloom@healing.com or call (503)686-8101

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