What is Coaching?
Coaching is at the heart of the services offered by Lissa and Embodied Heart Mind (EHM). Coaching helps to support folx to reflect and gain awareness of their values, their intrinsic qualities, and the behaviors and dynamics they engage in that are supportive and harmful. Coaching also allows for engagement in a co-created process of cultivating ways of being and caring for all that’s present and comes to be known in a way that supports the transformation that clients are seeking in life.
Coaching is an opportunity for Lissa to offer the unique integration of all of their varying trainings and wisdom as forms of support in a decolonized, compassionate, and social justice-oriented framework. That eclectic wisdom and care is then met and supported with the collective wisdom of the clients and all the histories of resilience and knowledge that they are bringing into the space including their ancestors, guides, and community.
Coaching allows for more inclusivity and freedom in its approach and in its reach as it is not bound by policies that are influenced by the medical-industrial complex and insurance-based model which often perpetuate harm, disparities, and inequities. Lissa offers a sliding scale rate to support greater access and offers services in a virtual setting to allow for geographic location not to limit engagement in services.
Lissa’s background includes continual practice, study, and training in anti-racism and anti-oppression work, decolonial care, Indigenous and ancestral practices, Buddhism, mindfulness meditation and movement (yoga, qigong, embodied play and improvisation), and mental health and holistic care. Lissa is presently in a training for certified functional medicine coaching, which focuses on addressing the root causes of dis-ease.
The focus of the coaching session is up to the client and can include an emphasis on mindful movement, meditation, therapeutic practices, holistic care, and/or spiritual engagement. For additional information about Lissa’s approach and background as well as pricing details, please see the offerings page.
To learn more about if coaching is a good fit for you, please schedule a free 20-minute video consultation call here.
Intake paperwork will need to be completed prior to the consultation visit. The intake form is comprehensive related to the interconnectedness of the body, mind/heart, and spirit; please take your time to complete it.