Find a Certified Spiritual Emergence Coach®
A Spiritual Emergence Coach® is trained to recognize psycho-spiritual phenomena and support those who are challenged by the ups and downs these unusual phenomena can create. Examples include: psychic opening, near-death experience, kundalini awakening, and shamanic journey. (More explanation is here.) As increasing numbers of people around the world are having these experiences, there is increased need to offer them support so that positive potential transformation is assured (rather than a faulty diagnosis of mental illness).
Integrative Mental Health for You (IMHU) has certified 72 Spiritual Emergence Coaches® (SEC) from 14 countries who have completed our Spiritual Emergence Certification Program, and thus qualify to be in our Directory. The aim of this Directory is to help you locate an IMHU- certified Spiritual Emergence Coach®.
If you are looking for a Spiritual Emergence Coach® for a support group with like minded people: Please scroll down to locate an SEC close to where you live. Countries are in alphabetical order. This database contains SECs who have many different backgrounds and licenses. Some of them consult online via skype so don’t feel limited by a person’s physical location. If you are looking for individual consultation please read the following paragraphs to help locate an SEC who is qualified to assist you.
Spiritual Emergence Coach Directory: What the STARS *** indicate
All Spiritual Emergence Coaches we certify have been taught a theoretical base of knowledge about Spiritual Emergence and Spiritual Emergency and relevant guidelines on how to lead successful support groups that share experiences and resources. Any Spiritual Emergence Coach® listed below may offer support group facilitation for people who are experiencing intense phenomena associated with spiritual experiences. The SEC and group members in these groups share experiences and resources in a spirit of support. This results in further integration and peace of mind for all involved. SEC’s support groups may be available online or in person and, in some cases, include private social media discussion groups. Any of the people listed below may also be sources of referral.
Certification as a Spiritual Emergence Coach® does not qualify a SEC to act as a healthcare or mental health practitioner. See “Disclaimer of Warranties and Liabilities” below.
SECs are required to work within the mandates of their own individual licenses, scopes of practice, skills and knowledge regarding sessions of coaching or counseling individuals one to one or in a group. In the following list those with ** designate a person with a certificate to be a coach. Those with *** have obtained a license from their state/ country to do one on one psychotherapy and/or counseling. Those without stars are not authorized by a licensing authority in their state or country to do one on one coaching or counseling or psychotherapy but are amply educated and skilled to lead support groups as a certified Spiritual Emergence Coach.
SECs do not replace responsible healthcare or mental health professionals, but can be an adjunct support to such providers. Similarly, Spiritual Emergence facilitation either one to one or in support groups is not a replacement for other treatment or therapy. If you are in a crisis, please seek out your trusted healthcare provider.
New South Wales
Byron Bay: Jessica Jane Lawson**, Counsellor, email@example.com
Northern Rivers: Charmain Cos***, Counsellor, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bellingen: Susan Rose Priest***, Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist Ph.D, MPH, email@example.com
Brisbane: Angela Bardon, Peer Support/Spiritual Healer, firstname.lastname@example.org
Cairns: Teresa Barrett, RN***, Psychotherapist, email@example.com
Bundoora: Jan Hashman***, Psychotherapist/Counsellor,firstname.lastname@example.org
Perth: Pam Allen***, Counsellor, email@example.com
Perth: Simone Fitzgerald, RN***, firstname.lastname@example.org
Perth: Susan Morrison, MA***, Professional Holistic Counsellor/Psychotherapist, email@example.com
Perth: Louise Mustard, Peer Support/Transpersonal Art Therapist, firstname.lastname@example.org
Perth: Rati Roberta Riccardi, Peer Support/Energy Worker, email@example.com
Perth: Lily Taylor, MSc, MCouns, PhD***, Counsellor, firstname.lastname@example.org
Perth: Iris Whitelock, Peer Support/ Transpersonal Art Therapist, email@example.com
Adelaide: Monika Goretzki PhD***, Psychologist, firstname.lastname@example.org, monikagoretzki.com (launching soon).
Oosterzele: Ruben De Temmerman, RN***, Registered Nurse, email@example.com
Sofia: Bistra Kirova, MD, Peer Support, firstname.lastname@example.org
Edmonton, Alberta: Fola Vickers, BA, Diploma in Psychiatric Nursing, Energy Worker, email@example.com
London, Ontario: Jen Macdonald, Peer Support, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vancouver, BC: Andrea Hollebakken, Peer Support, email@example.com
All: Susana Bustos, Ph.D.***, (Skype only), firstname.lastname@example.org
Freiburg: Heiko Peter, Social Psychologist ***, email@example.com
Co. Kerry: Niamh Moran, Mental Health RN***, Nosm1981@gmail.com
Dublin: Sorcha Woods, Peer Support, firstname.lastname@example.org
Singapore: Tricia Tan, Peer Support/Gallup Strengths Coach/School Counselor, email@example.com
Cape Town: Dorien Knight, Social Worker*** , firstname.lastname@example.org
Liverpool: Helen Allmark, Mental Health RMN*** (on sabbatical), email@example.com
London (central): Vera Mensinga, Transpersonal Psychotherapist***, firstname.lastname@example.org
Wiltshire: Maria Ravisankar, RN***, email@example.com
Berkeley: Susana Bustos, Ph.D.***, firstname.lastname@example.org
Berkeley: Marlee Shore, Peer Support, email@example.com
Berkeley: Michelle Hobart, Peer Support/ Holistic Wellness Education, firstname.lastname@example.org
Los Angeles: Colette St. Clair**, Life Coach/Peer Support, Colette.St.Clair@icloud.com
Los Angeles Area: Joanne Tortorici Luna, PhD.***, licensed Psychologist, email@example.com
San Diego: Carolina C. Labarca RN, MPH, Peer Support, firstname.lastname@example.org
San Diego Area: Bill Smith, Addictions Counselor/Peer Support, email@example.com
San Diego Area: Veronica Muñoz, peer support/ holotropic breathwork, firstname.lastname@example.org
Denver: Allison Rees **, Life Coach/Peer Support, Ally@medicinemystic.org
Boston Area: Allen Howell, LMHC***, Trauma Specialist, Holotropic Breathwork Facilitator email@example.com
Boston Area: Dave Dionisio, LMHC***, Licensed Counselor, DDionisio@Ellenhorn.com
Boston Area: Nathaniel Putnam, MSW***, Nathaniel@plantseyeview.com
Lowell: Leia Friedman, M.S., Peer Support, LFriedman.firstname.lastname@example.org
North Shore Area: Jeannie Bass, Peer Support, email@example.com
Ann Arbor: Austin Szelkowski, Peer Support, firstname.lastname@example.org
Chelsea: Amy Lynn Koch, PT, Peer Support, email@example.com
St. Cloud: Linda Scherer, LICSW***, firstname.lastname@example.org
Hackettstown: Kyle Buller, Peer Support, email@example.com
Allentown/Reading: Dianne Seaman, Peer Support/Past Life Therapist/Astrologer, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bucks County Area: Kristine Keating, Peer Support, email@example.com
Burlington area: Lucas Jackson, Peer Support, firstname.lastname@example.org
Disclaimer of Warranties and Liabilities
Many certified Spiritual Emergence Coaches also have other credentialing, professional training and/or licensure to practice in their respective field as a mental health counselor or therapist. IMHU certification as a Spiritual Emergence Coach does not replace any such appropriate licensure in the fields of counseling, social work, psychology, psychiatry or any other similar credentialing as a licensed healthcare or mental health practitioner. Anyone who holds himself or herself out as a qualified professional mental health practitioner must have obtained their relevant credential, training, and/or license independent of IMHU certification.
The material included on the SEC Locator is for informational purposes only. IMHU does not warrant or represent that this material is either complete or accurate. IMHU uses a number of sources to compile the information included in the SEC Locator, and there may be errors and delays in reporting and processing this information. As a result, IMHU and its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, partners, and agents make no representations or warranties of any kind regarding the material found on the SEC Locator. This warranty disclaimer includes, but is not limited to, disclaimers of the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Inclusion of a SEC who has completed the training from IMHU is not and does not imply any IMHU referral, endorsement or recommendation, nor does the omission of any individual indicate any disapproval.
You and the specific SEC you contact assume full responsibility for any interactions you may have with the SEC you contact through the SEC Directory. IMHU and its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, partners, and agents shall not be liable to you or to any other person for any decision you make or action or inaction you take in reliance on information provided or omitted by the SEC Locator.
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