" I cannot recommend Lara highly enough, as a wise, compassionate witness and guide.

 Grief yields to gratitude, for these experiences, all of them."

Öcean MacConnell Liff-Anderson

GRIEF COUNSELING

We enter the realm of grief through many gateways, from the death of loved ones, divorce, miscarriage, unresolved trauma, ancestral wounds, chronic ill health, unhealed shame, family conflicts, broken dreams, or the many sorrows of our world in these troubled times. All of these experiences can give rise to acute or chronic experiences of sorrow and other emotions - including shock, outrage, despair, anxiety, disbelief, numbness, overwhelm, and fear. Grief can arise from an experience of loss in the past, a crisis in the present, or the anticipation of loss in the future.

Together we can create the space you need for the grief you are carrying to begin to flow and transform naturally. Instead of focusing on how to get rid of grief our intention will be to cultivate greater trust, courage, and compassion in the midst of it. I share perspectives and practices that show you how to grieve and how to feel safe in the world again after an experience of loss. We can explore together how grief is not a disease to be cured, but a rite of passage that teaches us about what we most love and cherish, and an alchemical journey that ripens us as human beings. 

Appointments are typically 60-90 minutes long and take place by phone, Skype or Zoom. I operate a sliding scale to support all incomes and offer a limited number of pro bono sessions to those with severely limited resources. It is important to me that integrative, holistic, therapeutic care be made accessible to all. To discuss my fees or for any questions about my work please contact me to schedule an initial consultation. I also offer personalized ritual support and healing intensives for in-depth facilitated healing experiences. Click here to read some client testimonials.

“In the groundless openness of sorrow, there is a wholeness of presence and a deep natural wisdom.”

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Tara Brach

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WHOLEHEARTED PATH
lara@wholeheartedpath.com

541-740-3933

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