Linda is an author, educator, artist and psychotherapist specializing in grief and dreams. Being a prolific dreamer since childhood, she discovered the remarkable potential of dreams as “good medicine.” Over the years, she has developed techniques that have empowered people to make more mindful changes in their lives and communities.
Linda has years of training, facilitations, consultations and award winning research on using dreams as a therapeutic model, presenting this work internationally in many institutes and organizations including John F. Kennedy University, California Association for Marriage Family Therapists, Hospice of the Valley, Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, and The Dream Institute of Northern California.
Linda facilitates groups, training and consulting other therapists as well as those who seek guidance from their dreams. She has written extensively on dreams for numerous publications as well as for the highly anticipated anthology Sleep Monsters and Superheroes; Empowering Children through Creative Dreamplay.
Linda serves on the Board of Directors, is Editor of Dream News and is Continuing Education Administrator for the International Association for the Study of Dreams. She is also a member of CAMFT.
Approach to Therapy
Linda has been a prolific dreamer since childhood and has kept dream journals for over 25 years. Through her own personal practices, she discovered the remarkable potential of dreams. Since everybody dreams, then we all have access to the wise and healing messages there; as well as the dream’s transformative possibilities as “good medicine.”
Over time, Linda has developed techniques that have empowered people to make more mindful changes in their lives and communities. Because dreams can go right to the core of issues, Linda uses a gentle approach while encouraging her clients to explore at their own pace while accessing their own wisdom.
Linda’s areas of emphasis include:
• Dream Work for Personal & Professional Development
• Bereavement, Loss & Disenfranchised Grief
• Coping with Sleep Issues
• Nightmares, PTSD & Stress
• Anxiety & Depression
• Family Systems & Ancestral Trauma
• Working with Life Transitions
• Building Self Esteem
• Emotions and the Body
• Finding Your Life’s Calling
• Expressive Arts
• Empathic & Highly Sensitive