Peace, hello, hola! My name is Rysse (like Still I Rise). I am a Healer, Psychotherapist, Coach, Group Facilitator, Community Builder, Writer, and Liberation Activist.
I am a first-generation immigrant from the island of Quisqueya (Dominican Republic). I come from a lineage of Brujas (witches) and Curanderas (healers). I have reverence for the profound calling to be of service. Healing is my compass and my life's work. I integrate diverse healing modalities to support others in healing from complex trauma. I am a compassionate companion on the path to liberation.
My education includes:
Graduate degree from Naropa University in Mental Health Counseling with a concentration in Contemplative Psychotherapy and Buddhist Psychology.
Certified practitioner in Indigenous Focusing-Oriented Trauma Therapy (IFOT)
Therapeutic Healing incorporates Buddhist Psychology, Indiginous Focusing Oriented Trauma Healing, Somatics, Parts Work, mindfulness, yoga, EFT Tapping, and witch alchemy rituals.
Group facilitation dedicated to specific shared identities and themes. Groups intention are to build authentic community, consciousness-raising, and healing collectively. Some groups are seasonal and some are ongoing. Check-in for current and upcoming groups.