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How to Choose a Therapist

By Angela | November 15, 2020

When I entered therapy training in 2007 I had never seen a therapist! People in my program would ask “So common, what’s your trauma? You must have something!” The truth is that we all have many somethings, but at the point in which I entered grad school I really didn’t identify in any way with…

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What is The Felt Sense?

By Angela | November 1, 2020

“The Felt Sense is a special kind of internal bodily awareness … a body-sense of meaning” (Eugene Gendlin, 1981). The Felt Sense has been used by various somatic psychologies to the point that I’ve noticed some people use it now without any reference at all to the person whose life work it was to name…

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Ep.18 I Dream My Own Medicine: Transforming pain through the priestess arts with Seraphina Capranos

By Angela | October 24, 2020

After suffering injury to her spine as a teenager, Seraphina Capranos was declared by the conventional medical system to lead a life of suffering in chronic pain. Determined to heal herself, she returned to her roots and began a professional study of natural medicine at Emerson College of Herbology (1998) leading her to study with…

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Beginning the Anti-racism Journey

By Angela | October 24, 2020

In Episode 16 I speak with Emmy Chahal, an international yoga teacher, intuitive healer and workshop facilitator, asking her how she might explain systemic racism. Emmy is passionate about the topic of dismantling colonialism and identifying radicalized trauma so I am excited I got her on Shakti Stories to talk about this, as it’s a…

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Ep.17 Awareness in the Heart: Honouring lineage and landing in our bodies

By Angela | September 29, 2020

Abneet Kaur Sandhar is a holistic coach and yoga teacher who believes working our own embodiment is one of the most powerful things we can do right now. In this Shakti Story I ask Abneet to tell us what the definition of Shakti and we discussed how one might honour the lineage of the words…

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Ep.16 What is Systemic Racism? Let the Feminine Lead the Way with Emmy Chahal

By Angela | August 22, 2020

Emmy Chahal is an international yoga teacher, intuitive healer and workshop facilitator specializing in corporate wellness. I am so glad we can receive this woman’s wisdom as I believe she is wise beyond her years! In this Shakti Story, I ask Emmy Chahal to share with us some straight truth about systemic racism. In this…

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Ep.15 There is Always Hope: Restoring The Feminine with Suzanne Rickards Raja

By Angela | June 13, 2020

Suzanne Rickards Raja has been in the personal development industry for over two decades and teaches empowerment with her husband through their company Warrior Sage.  She talks about how the world is feeling a lot of pain right now – how the pandemic has sent us to our rooms to consider what we haven’t been…

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Ep.14 Pleasure Brings Us Back to Life: AND what to do when you are not in the mood with Blaire Lindsay

By Angela | May 2, 2020

In this Shakti Story I ask Blaire Lindsay, the founder of the Embodied Feminine Power Coaching certification, how she defines The Feminine. Blaire is a Feminine embodiment coach who helps women go from doubting themselves to feeling confident and sexy. In her online programs and in-person trainings, Blaire draws from a background in classical and…

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The Power of Inner Work

By Angela | April 14, 2020

At times of desperation, working with imagination can help us to center ourselves and hold our vision for how things could be. Here is a practice inviting the felt sense of support to the area of our chest and heart. I hope it is helpful. I really believe it’s even more imperative that we need…

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$60 Counselling!

By Angela | April 7, 2020

For anyone who may be financially struggling right now and would like some counselling support, I’ve got a lovely, dedicated, caring student named Carmen who is currently completing her Master’s in Counselling that I will be supervising in my practice from now through the Fall.  She’ll be doing 50 min Zoom or phone sessions for…

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