Welcome to my virtual office. I offer fast, action orientated solutions to your problems! My cognitive and empathetic approach helps you get rid of confusion and to choose the right actions.
My personal approach to the human nature comes from the marriage of personal experience to years of studies and trainings.
What makes a good therapist is not only the knowledge accumulated or various techniques learned but the ability to really understand the mechanisms of humanity beyond personal and social hypocrisies. To understand what drives us forward, what makes us fragile, how to embrace our inherent dark side and same time how to reach for our better self – these are vital realities in order to be a good therapist.
I have an original approach to human problems. I believe that depression in certain limits, can be constructive and used for personal developpment – we are all a bit manic depressive and understanding and exploring humanity can take you places that will change you forever.
Same time, getting disturbed is the first step to personal transformation. Depression can be sometimes a sign of too much realism, or a sign that things needs to be changed.
I also encourage sometimes my clients to embrace their dark side, to not try to fit a certain standard of normality. We are very much a social construct with general definitions of happiness and normality. Finding your own formula of happiness and normality is an essential quest which requires a lot of effort.
I also advise for satisfaction instead of happiness, which I see it more as a peak experience of our existence.
Fulfillment and satisfaction comes from a harmonious combination of some attitudes that needs to be consciously cultivated: gratitude, positive thinking, novelty, positive stress, healthy lifestyle, control over one’s own life combined with surrender to the unknown, holding on and letting go – of people, situations, possessions.
You need to embrace the effort of becoming you, you need to give up on hoping that you will find a quick fix to things: no, things are not easy but you can learn to find beauty in challenge, you can decide what is worth investing with feelings, you can learn to make the distinction between what is a figment of your imagination and what is objective reality.
Happiness is always an inner process of reflection upon our past, present and future. Healing the past, understanding the present and planning the future can help you get the feeling that you are in control of your destiny, that you are forging your own life.
As a Life Coach I really listen to my clients and give honest feedback and validation. I help my clients identify personal, business and relationship goals, develop strategies, relationships and action plans intended to achieve those goals.
I teach specific insights and skills to empower the client toward their goals and I encourage my clients to celebrate the achievement of milestones and goals. I speak openly about all areas of human experience, providing insights where needed. I can coach you toward making meaningful choices that simplify your life, handling changes in your life with an objective perspective.