FAQs

What is Mindfulness Based Somatic Therapy (Hakomi)?

Hakomi is a therapy method that involves short practices done in a state of mindfulness to help us explore our deeply held beliefs and understand our patterns of behaviour. It's an experiential body-centered therapy that explores our inner states and mind-body holism by: 

  • establishing a relationship where it is safe for the client to become self-aware 

  •  Using Hakomi methods to evoke experiences that lead to the discovery of core material 

  • To seek healing changes in the core material and integrate into every day life 

learn more: Hakomiinstitute.com 

Is there parking near the office?

Our office is located at:

Suite #204b, 10544 106 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5H 2X6  

Second floor of the Bassani Building (one block North of Grant MacEwan)

There is limited meter parking available in front of the office for $1/hour. If you wish to take transit there are many options available. As the LRT stops just blocks from our office at the MacEwan station. 

Do you offer sliding scale rates?

Absolutely! I believe that everyone should have access to mental health supports, and if cost is a barrier for you please reach out to me and we can discuss your options. 

I am also a student learning the Hakomi method, and sessions in this modality can be accessed at a low-cost. 

What does "provisional" mean?

In Alberta, a provisional psychologist is someone who has completed a Masters in Counselling and other required coursework. Provisional psychologists are registered with the College of Alberta Psychologists after passing through a credential review, a Masters level practicum, a criminal record check, and other documentation. Provisional psychologists are required to have their work supervised by an experienced psychologist for 1600 hours and pass through licencing exams prior to the "provisional" title being lifted.

 
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