Through a combination of education, training, personal experience and intuition, that's rooted in a heart centered and holistic approach, I offer guidance to assist those in the awakening process.
Amanda is a trained, licensed psychotherapist in the state of Florida (LCSW), who holds a Masters degree in Social Work, and specializes in recovery from addiction behaviors (CAP), complex post traumatic stress, complex grief and loss, anxiety, depression, self esteem issues, balance during life transitions and conscious relationship work. Her approach to therapy is individualized, trauma informed, empathetic and holistic in nature, with a strong focus on the mind-body-spirit connection. She aims to provide a safe, compassionate space for individuals to slow down and get curious about what's going on in the inside of them. Amanda's work has been influenced by Swiss psychoanalyst, Carl Jung, Gabor Maté, MD, American spiritual teacher and psychologist, Ram Dass (Richard Alpert), Bessel A. van der Kolk, MD, Harville Hendrix, Ph.D., Richard Schwartz, Ph.D, Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Ph.D and spiritual teachers, Gabrielle Bernstein and Sarah Blondin. In addition, she is a trauma informed spiritual development coach that teaches from the perspectives of mindfulness, holistic well-being and her personal life experiences. She is certified under Gabrielle Bernstein's Level 1 Spirit Junkie Masterclass training. She is a Registered Yoga Teacher and holds a Usui Reiki Level Two Certification of Attunement. She also completed a year long mentorship with priestess, therapist, spiritual coach, Rasia Pouncie, in May 2020. Amanda was put on her spiritual path, fifteen years ago, with her own recovery from drug addiction that was the catalyst to her spiritual awakening. Throughout the years, she has developed spiritually through her work within the Twelve Step Programs, being an active student and teacher of the metaphysical text, A Course In Miracles, Inner Child Work and ongoing intensive transformation and self study. Her intuitive abilities have been enhanced in her work with prayer, meditation, energy work, divination, crystals, the chakra system, yoga/body work/somatic experienceing, astrology and other metaphysical concepts and practices that are intuitive in nature. Amanda's overall goal and passion in her collaboration with others is Attuning to the Inner Voice in order to Free the Authentic Self.