Blue Chair Wisdom
Even though we humans are wired with an innate need for connection, connection itself can feel challenging, triggering and scary for many. When we understand how our attachment systems develop (which is what using DARe helps us do), we get to consider our sometimes puzzling responses as adults to connection and relationship from a kinder, more compassionate perspective.
After 20 years of helping organisations build brands and people, I now help clients build strong, healthy relationships – to themselves and others – from the inside out.
I work with individuals to relieve stress, anxiety and chronic pain using simple, but powerful tools and practices that are backed by neuroscience and leave people feeling seen, heard and cared for.
I also help organisations take care of their people’s wellness in and out of work. My practical Mindfulness Skills at Work programme helps people develop self-awareness, navigate stress skilfully and communicate and connect effectively so they perform well and enjoy work more.
My approach to helping clients heal in and out of relationship is informed by a range of modalities, including Somatic Experiencing (SE), Tension and Trauma Release Exercises (TRE), Attachment Theory (using the DARe tools and practices), Polyvagal Theory, Pain Reprocessing Therapy, Mindfulness and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Working with our nervous and attachment systems helps us understand why we say and do the things we do, how the events and people from our past can shape how we show up in the present and how developing a connection with our bodies can guide us home.