Founding partner, positive developmental psychologist, and well-being mentor.
Vanessa is committed to a life well lived full of good work, community and connectedness. She is dedicated to helping her clients create the conditions for flourishing in their lives. Each modality she uses encourages parasympathetic nervous system activity (think: relaxation, rest & digest), which in turn allows the space for minds and bodies to heal. She is a trained facilitator of the Cultivating Emotional Balance (CEB) program. She specializes in patient empowerment. Helping to heal the healthcare system, one patient, provider or practice at a time.
Her latest project, social healing, is a social network to connect patients and healthcare providers around the topic of complementary and integrative medicine. Vanessa earned her Ph.D in Positive Psychology at Claremont Graduate University under the direction of Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi.