top of page

“My work with Lara has led to a deep evolution in my thinking and a more harmonious relationship with all the parts of myself.

I'm amazed at how our weekly phone calls over the past few months have transformed so many parts of my life


Lisa Chatham, Sebastopol, CA


Family & Systemic Constellations

  • Practitioner Certification in Family and Systemic Constellations Therapy with Luisa Muhr, of Family Constellations NYC, who studied and trained with Dr. Peter Orban, one of the earliest students of Bert Hellinger, founder of Family Constellations Therapy. Online training, from January 2022 - January 2023.

Song Therapy/Lament work

  • Certificate in Song Therapy Training with the Song Therapy Network, Somerset, UK. Online training, 2020 - 2021.
  • One-on-one mentorship from November 2019 to present day with Tuomas Rounakari, lament teacher and long term student of, and co-teacher with, Pirkko Fihlman, also known as the Grand Mother of Lament Singing in Finland.
Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS)
  • Multiple courses with the Internal Family Systems Institute including Foundations of the IFS Model, IFS Treatment for Freedom from Trauma, Early Adversity, IFS & Anxiety, Depression, and Shame, and Healing Cultural Trauma with Internal Family Systems 2019 - 2021.
Non-Medical Hospice Volunteer Training

Nonviolence Studies

Focusing and Inner Relationship Focusing
Restorative Circles
Workshop Facilitation
The Work That Reconnects
  • Multiple workshops & retreats in The Work That Reconnects with many other trained facilitators in the UK and US between 2010 - 2015.
Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT)
  • International Accredited EFT Practitioner Trainings Level 1, Level 2, Advanced Level 3, and Integrated Energy Techniques with EFT Masters Emma Roberts and Sue Beer of The EFT Center, London, UK, 2011.
Matrix Re-Imprinting
  • Matrix Re-imprinting Practitioner Training with the founder of Matrix Re-imprinting and EFT Master Karl Dawson. Brighton, UK, 2011.

Nonviolent Communication (NVC)

Cognitive Hypnotherapy
Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)& Life Coaching
Buddhist Studies & Training
  • Multiple Buddhist retreats in the Insight (Vipassana) tradition at Gaia House, and Sharpham Trust, UK between 2009 - 2011.
Awakening the Dreamer

Voice Dialogue

  • Voice Dialogue Facilitator Training parts I, II & III, with John Kent of Voice Dialogue UK, London, 2008.


  • Shamanic Practitioner training including a range of ancestral wisdom practices and indigenous knowledge with medical anthropologist Dr Natalie Tobert, gained from her extensive research in Indian, African, and First Nation Native American and Aboriginal Australian understandings and perspectives, Richmond -upon-Thames, 2005
bottom of page