My name is Vanessa. As a healing arts practitioner for the last 14 years, I've attended many trainings and received several licensures and certifications, although, nothing has come close to teaching me more about the way people heal as my clients themselves with whom I've had the utmost privilege to walk beside on their inner journeys.
My approach to healing work is built on the foundation that healing and wellness is not a luxury afforded to only those with enough resources to access it. We live in a system that, by design, profits from not prioritizing our well-being, instead valuing our productivity and capitalizing on our overperformance. This system of value leads to exhaustion, unhappiness, anxiety, and stress which is then compounded for marginalized folx and people with trauma. While my practice has not always been grounded in these ideals, I've come to understand that love and light is not enough to dismantle the ways we've internalized current systems of kyriarchy and that the self-care industry needs a massive overhaul of priorities and accessibility.
In this work it has become important to me to create an intentional, accessible, and resilent space for healing and education, prioritizing the need for both self-care and community-care as tools for a thriving community.
The private sessions, spiritual mentorship, and classes I offer center resilience, ethics and right relationships.
a trauma informed approach to energetic + spiritual healing