Who the heck am I?!
- Beloved daughter of the Highest King
- Jesus lover first
- Doting dog mom to sweet baby Josie
- Pilates junkie
- Recovering perfectionist (who occasionally relapses)
- Matcha latte mornings
- Rainbow chaser
- Devotionals on the balcony are my early morning jam
- Peace seeker
- Getting caught in a rain storm exhilarates me
- I eat lunch/dinner for breakfast
- Leap of faith jumper (I've learned that I'm more of a risk taker than I ever knew...)
- Fave quote - "Feel the fear and do it anyway" (Susan Jeffers)
- Proverbs 31 woman - "She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come" (vs 25)
- Lover of all things love...I doodle hearts...
- Spirit led, spontaneous writing is my favorite
- The hardest moments of my life have been the most profound
- Believer that miracles are everywhere, all the time
- Fascinated by the healing process
- Food is thy medicine and medicine is thy food
- Striver of simplistic living
- Co-author of book From Pain to Purpose
B.A., Psychology/Communication from Duquesne University
M.S.Ed., Marriage + Family Therapy from Duquesne University
INHC, Integrative Nutrition Health Coach from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition
Cellular Expansion + Healing Practitioner from The Vanati Center for Energy Medicine
What the heck is Mind. Body. Jesus.?!
I worked as a therapist and researcher in the mental health field. I saw a real need when I noticed that the majority of my clients being seen for mental health also struggled with some form of a chronic illness or health condition. I could equip clients with a toolbox of skills, but if they ate like crap, I knew they would continue to feel like crap. If they didn't move their bodies and get exercise, they wouldn't feel strong and confident to fight the battles they faced. If they didn't have Jesus, would they ever be set free from past regrets, know how incredibly loved they are, experience peace and joy even in the storms of life, and find meaning in the ups + downs?
Mind. Body. Jesus. is the embodiment of the human experience. The mind considers our mental and emotional well-being. The body is our physical health and how we care for it through food and movement. Jesus satisfies our spiritual need to find forgiveness, love, wisdom, freedom, strength, peace, and purpose through all things. Each facet is absolutely necessary to attain "whole health" and healing. No part can be ignored if we want to achieve true health and wellness.
I work with my clients to bring balance to imbalance. To bring alignment to what is misaligned. To find direction when lost. To find wholeness from brokenness. To bring restoration to that which needs repaired. To walk with confidence and no longer insecurity. To love, not hate. To bring healing to injury. To find peace in unrest. To stand as victor, not victim. To stand with faith, not fear. To be unshakeable instead of shaken. To stand with strength not stumble from weakness. And to find joy in the midst of pain.
When life is a dichotomy of good + bad, we remain whole.
And that, my friends, is who and what the heck!
In mind, body, + Jesus,