No client is the same; each person comes with unique needs and I treat a wide range of concerns. Some clients seek relief from their physical pain or illness. Other clients seek help with their emotional distress or support in their spiritual inquiries. Whatever the concern is, I offer heartfelt attention and a unique combination of skills in order to meet you where you are, and work with you on every level of your being to increase your health, flexibility, and joy. I trust that healing benefits you, our community, and the world.~ Ursula
For over three decades, I have offered my clients a sophisticated form of healthcare, which promotes physical, emotional and spiritual health. Over and over my clients have discovered that a deep sense of well-being arises only when their presenting issue or issues can be addressed from a broad and holistic perspective, when the unity of body mind and spirit are tended to. My experience and belief is that you, your body and your mind know precisely what is needed for your healing, and my job is to assist you in uncovering your inner knowing and strength. In order to offer this kind of care I have pursued training in Counseling, Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine, Massage and Cranio-sacral Therapy. My life-long search for spiritual growth and understanding as well as rich intercultural experiences and awareness permeate my work with personal depth.
I invite you to come and see me. Your migraines will loosen their grip, your lower back pain will lessen, you will gain energy for your life, your emotions will become more understandable and informative, and you will see your decisions at hand with greater clarity and meaning. You'll feel empowered, stronger, healthier and more integrated, even after only one meeting.
Each client is unique and comes with his or her own experience and needs. All of Ursula’s clients develop new ways of relating to themselves through increased self-awareness and understanding of their own values and motivations in life, a deeper sense of self-acceptance, and tools like mediation for advancing their own healing.
Some clients come to heal from chronic physical ailments, many of which are the result of injuries and illnesses. Below is a list of some of the more common ailments Ursula has helped clients heal from:
- Back pain
- Brain or head injuries
- Chronic fatigue
- Huntingtons Disease
- Joint and muscular pain and dysfunction
- Migraines and headaches
- Rheumatoid arthritis
Many clients with chronic physical complaints have already exhausted more conventional medical treatments, which, while offering some relief, have not eliminated the core issues and cannot address the chronic pain. Often, because they have lived with chronic difficulties for some time, resolving them through our work together may require several treatments, and would include the healing of emotional trauma, grief around the illness and such.
More acute conditions, like recent whiplash or other injuries, acute lower back pain, headaches, or sinusitis, may require fewer treatments to resolve.
Some clients come with emotional difficulties such as depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, insomnia, PTSD, grief over lost loved ones, or the loss of direction and meaning in life. By finding and releasing (often initially through verbal expression) the places in your body, where emotional pain is stored, she can help you recover your essential vital energy, meaning, balance, and direction. Below is a list of issues that Ursula can help you with:
- Low self-esteem
- Relationship changes or challenges
- Suicidal ideation
Personal and Spiritual Growth
Ursula is a fearless therapist. She is willing to go where angels fear to tread, willing to ask difficult questions, and I find I am willing to respond fearlessly as well, albeit with complaining. She creates an accepting space for healing.~ William Wittmann, Seattle
Many clients come to Ursula seeking support for personal and spiritual growth because they wish to live a richer, more fulfilling life. Some have lost a connection with their soul and spirit and often feel paralyzed by conflicting beliefs or ideas. Together, you can peel away the layers and uncover the soul so that it may express itself and bring new meaning to the client’s life. Cranial work is actually particularly wonderful for this, as the ever-controlling fight and flight response of the nervous system moves into the background, and the client’s own inner wisdom can begin to inform decisions, the way they feel, actions in life, and a sense of purpose. Below is a list of things Ursula can help you with:
- Loss of meaning
- Boredom with life
- Lack of fulfillment
- Loss of faith
- Desire to reach personal potential
- Desire to fulfill a lifelong dream
- Desire for more rewarding relationships
- Desire to contribute
I have had a rather debilitating shoulder injury for over a decade that has kept me in weekly physical therapy for the past three years. Ursula worked on this shoulder for about a half an hour and completely resolved the issue. The next time my physical therapist saw me, he was astonished and asked me to thank Ursula for him!~ Beth Oppliger, Olympia
Some clients come to use regular sessions as a key strategy for maintaining optimal health. They use these sessions to check in with their bodies, minds and spirits to notice and work with imbalances before they become sever issues or illnesses. This of course is the most pro-active way of staying on top of one’s health - the best health insurance there is. These treatments, sometimes occurring less frequently but over the course of years, help clients adjust to changes in their lives, physically, mentally and emotionally, and create a deep sense of meaning and connection.