I am a Certified Facilitator of The Work of Byron Katie, hold a Masters degree in Gerontology and Long-Term Health Care from Naropa University, a B.S. in Therapeutic Recreation from Indiana University, and a Certified Reiki Master. I have been honored to serve communities in a wide variety of settings, both in the United States and abroad: working for over 30 yrs serving our Elders, 5 yrs as Director of Volunteer Services in Hospice, working with children (both differently abled and gifted), those affected by HIV/AIDS, and volunteering in oncology clinics, the 12 step community, and orphanages in Africa.
In the 12 step programs we tell our story to "qualify" ourselves as alcoholics/addicts. Here are some of my qualifiers as a woman who has made it through the fire of change to the other side:
The qualifier that took me down and brought me back home to myself I call my trifecta. Within a 3 month period my beloved Aunt died, my partner of 8 yrs and I split, and I moved myself from Colorado back to where I grew up in Indiana after being gone over 17 yrs. I was in a wordless place of deep grief, it had not mattered that I worked in hospice for years or all my years of sobriety, I was truly in the unknown. It was through inquiry/The Work that I was able to meet me where I was with a compassion and love that was just as wordless as the grief I was experiencing. It is with gratitude that I share this story with you.
What is your story? Are you caring for a family member or friend, sending your kids off to college, moving your loved one to a nursing home, changing jobs, letting go of your addiction, or grieving the loss of a loved one? It would be an honor to support you through your life’s transitions, whatever they may be. Together we will unravel the thoughts that are keeping you stuck, we will untangle the chaos and find clarity to support you in meeting life in the present moment with whatever it brings. I call Inquiry an internal peace fest.Some of the benefits when practiced in your life are the opportunity to:
It would be an honor to facilitate The Work with you. I am available in person, by phone, or skype.
I also use The Work to provide Guilt And Shame Free Self Care for Caregivers workshops and workshops to support your Addiction Recovery program.
Contact me for a free consultation, find out more about the workshops, or to set up a session.
In Peace and Love, Jodi