Depth Psychotherapy respects each person’s desire to live an authentic, meaningful life. As you learn to listen deeply to and unfold your fears, yearnings, suffering, challenges, and contractions, you become your own guide in the quest for wholeness.
Psychotherapy, whether individual, couple, or family, provides a safe space to explore and witness your inner diversity in new ways. Through the meta-skills of curiosity and compassion, you can develop the life skills that lead to transformation, better relationships, and the strength and resilience to face the inevitable challenges of human life.
“The privilege of a lifetime is to
become who you truly are.”
Theresa Holleran, LCSW
My childhood landscape was the vast ocean of the Southern California coast. I found solace and comfort in that wildness. I would often swim in the dark cold waters across the bay, or body surf the waves as they came crashing to meet the shore. When I was 8 years old, I began my years of sailing solo or crewing for others in a variety of small and large sailing vessels, working with the wind and the currents to find my way. Now I love to find my way in the wildness of mountain trails, white water rivers, desert canyons, and the mysterious images that visit me in my…
Sharon Walls, LMFT
I believe one moment can change the entire course of your life – the key is the teachers show up when the student is ready. I can only say this from my own experience. I feel I slept through my life for the first 40 years looking to find an answer on the outside. I was taught at an early age that if you work hard enough, stay positive, and block out the difficult – anything is possible. And yet through those years, there was always this ache inside that all the external accomplishments and rewards could not ease. It was as if I was living my life to make others happy and had no idea how to feel content.
Our teachers and mentors have included: Marion Woodman, Arny Mindell, Dick Olney, JoAnna Macy, Jack Kornfield, David Richo, Khentrul Lodro Thaye Rinpoche, Pema Chodren, Ken Wilbur, Tara Brach, Patricia Walden, Sharon Salzbery, Krishna Daas, Ram Das, Stephen Levine, Polly Eisendrath, Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Dick Swartz, Jon and Julie Gottman, Sue Johnson, Brene Brown, David Whyte, Victor Frankl, Rumi, and so many other teachers and guides.