I can help you to figure out what really matters to you and live your life according to that.
I can help you to tune out the voices in your head telling you to “go go go” and tune into the voice of wisdom calling you to BE YOURSELF.
Whether you want to improve your relationships, make shifts in your life to become happier and healthier, or are simply wanting to express more of who you are…
All change requires going within and listening to the voice of your own wisdom.
I will help guide you deeper into your own self so that you can find the answers that are just right for you.
I do individual hypnotherapy (and past life regressions for those who want it) with clients who feel stuck and are ready to move forward with ease.
I’ve worked with clients to help them:
- See the underlying reasons for their chronic pain and figure out the next step in their healing
- Release trauma and PTSD from abusive relationships
- Figure out the next step in their careers
- Improve their businesses by figuring out what to let go of and what to focus on
- Find a better work-life balance
- Decrease fear of public speaking and feel more confident in themselves
- Learn what their bodies need to become their healthiest selves
- Heal current relationships and patterns by releasing trauma in previous lifetimes
- Connect with their higher power and feel more grounded in their spirituality or religious beliefs
I help you to release any blocks that are keeping you stuck in your life.
“When I started my weight loss journey, I was lost and confused; not sure which road to take next. There were so many paths, but none that called to me. I was to the point of throwing in the towel and calling it quits. When I heard about Iris’ sessions, it was the calling I’d been waiting for. I was so relieved! Before I could succeed, I had to remove mental blocks that were keeping me from my goals. I had three sessions with Iris, and I dealt with issues about finding a happy medium. My mental block was, “Can it be possible to do anything without having to go to extremes?” She helped me to see that my need for control and my need to be carefree could find a happy medium and love each other. Once our sessions were done, I found a path to finally take back control of my weight loss and my life. I’ve lost 10 pounds and found out way more than I could have imagined about my body’s needs. Thank you, Iris! You definitely were the stepping stone I needed to get back on track. I now know how to listen to my body.”
“I started working with Iris because I was several years post-divorce and about to get married again, and I wanted to do some serious inner-work to make sure that I was ready for this marriage. I wanted to be whole and complete and grounded in my *self* before committing to another human again, because I wanted this relationship to last.
I am a ridiculously driven person, and I set nearly unachievable goals for myself that sometimes (okay, a lot of the time) leave me feeling depleted, defeated, and exhausted. Working with Iris helps me succeed more at my goals, but more importantly, helps me to identify which goals are *actually important* so that I can use my energy and time more wisely and resourcefully. Working with Iris is one of the best things that has ever happened for me – our work together helps me stay in tune with what really matters in my life and my business.
I recommend Iris to people all the time, and if they only knew what a profound effect it could have on their lives and happiness, she’d be completely unbookable. So maybe not everyone should listen to me when I recommend her lol. That said… I tell my friends that they should reach out to Iris because she is able to ask just the right questions that draw out, from your own heart, just the right answers to your problems. Sometimes it’s uncomfortable, sometimes it’s silly, and sometimes it’s just a relief to let the hamster in your brain take a break from running on the wheel for a minute. Every time I finish a session with Iris I know I am stronger, braver, and more patient than before.”
Author, Speaker, and Interior Designer at www.happystartsathome.com
I have always been a people pleaser. I did everything I was supposed to and chased perfection the way children chase bubbles. I got good grades, played sports, went to college, and then grad school… I really didn’t know what I wanted to do in life, except that I had plenty of dreams I had left behind as a child.
Over the years, my outer perfection remained a facade, but it seemed my inner perfection was crumbling. I felt depressed, cried often and for no reason, and sometimes couldn’t cry at all, developed chronic headaches and fatigue, and generally felt like I was sinking into a hole I didn’t know how to escape from.
It didn’t help that I had struggled with my weight and binge eating from the time I was 18 and first went off to college. Although I had learned how to diet my way to skinny, I still binged on food and felt obsessed with my body.
When I finally picked myself up out of that hole, I moved across the country under the guise of going back to school again. But within a short time, it was clear to me that school was not my purpose. I just didn’t know what was. I didn’t know what I should be doing, only that I felt lost.
Until I found myself.
Through a random set of circumstances (isn’t that always the way), I found myself signed up for a Hypnotherapy and Past Life Regression certification course.
From day one, I knew I had found the key to my purpose in life.
Never having done hypnotherapy (or past life regressions) before, I suddenly found myself able to tap into a part of myself that had been lost years ago.
My inner child woke up and began to dance with me, sharing stories and dreams long lost. I began to hear whispers of what I was supposed to do, where I should go next, and the steps I needed to take. Doing the work on myself helped me to become healthier, release my weight obsession, and stop bingeing on food. It changed my life completely.
I began to work with women, and my calling became clear to me. To create safe spaces for women to be empowered and to hear messages from the divine source within them and within the universe. I believe that every woman I work with has a purpose, and I believe that when you reach deep into your subconscious, you’re able to move away all the clutter and see the truth.
That’s what I can help you with: To see the truth, to find answers and clarity when everything seems like chaos. I can help you to create a safe space to heal and tap into your deepest purpose.
Because when you release the blocks, fears, and anxieties that are in your way, what’s left is the truth of your life and the path you’re supposed to follow.
Co-Author of The Essential Gluten Free Baking Guides, Parts 1 & 2, 2012
Bastyr University, 2010-2012
Past Life Regression Specialist
2 Years of Graduate Nutrition Coursework
New York University, 2005-2007
M.A. in Psychology with thesis work on eating disorders
Tufts University, 2000-2004
B.A. in Psychology and Child Development
Member of The National Guild of Hypnotists.
“Iris will gently lead you down a path to a place where you can breathe again and constructively reflect on what means the most to you. All that leads to a calmer, more productive state where you can figure out how to achieve your goals and dreams, or simply live more consciously and comfortably in your own skin. You’ll be surprised by your sessions with Iris. There’s no hocus pocus or mumbo jumbo, just quiet and powerful reflection skillfully guided by Iris.”
-Shirley Braden, Gluten Intolerance/Celiac Group Support Leader and Blogger at www.glutenfreeeasily.com
Who are you?
You are someone who is ready to dig deep and let your guard down, even though you may not actually know how to do that. You are willing to show up for yourself, knowing that you are worth the time and energy.
You know that life is hard enough as it is. If there are things you can do to work on yourself that will improve your health, happiness, relationships, and more, you’re ready to do them.
You may consider yourself religious, spiritual, atheist or agnostic. You may believe in God, the Goddess, many goddesses, spirit guides, or simply a higher power. I’ve worked with clients of Muslim and Jewish faith, as well as Mormon, Catholic and other Christian faiths. You may believe in past lives, be unsure where you stand, or think they’re a bunch of baloney. We will always work within your own belief system. Ultimately, what matters is that you believe in your own power. Even if you’re having trouble feeling it right now, you know that it exists. It is this power within you that we will draw on in our sessions.
“It is just beautiful working with Iris. She has no judgment and guides you through such an amazing healing process that I would recommend it to anyone. Sessions with Iris have helped me move through some very stubborn old issues that have been really holding me back and while it is gentle, it has been so powerful for me. Her work has helped me feel stronger and more supported than I have ever felt with other therapy. She holds a safe place for you to figure out what is keeping you stuck. She gently guides you and allows you to find the wonderful answers inside of you. Sometimes these are buried deep within, and Iris takes you there. I always come away feeling refreshed and SO much lighter after an appointment. Things that have bothered me for years become clear and the tension disappears. Plus, who better to get answers from than your own intuition?! I love that it is not just another piece of advice from someone else, but wisdom that I really need and applies perfectly to me.”
Pricing & Getting Started
Hypnotherapy And/Or Past Life Regression Session
Length: 90 Minutes
*Sliding scale available upon request. Please ask during your clarity call.
Your first step is to book a free clarity call.
During the call, we’ll determine your needs and goals, and schedule your first session if it feels like a good fit. Your first session may be all you need to get unstuck and move forward or I might recommend a series of sessions, depending on your needs.
Sessions can be held over the phone, and with the power of technology, I can even work with clients internationally, so don’t hesitate to reach out even if you’re not in the U.S.
“Working with Iris has done more than 20 years of psychology and counseling have done. I feel more inner strength. It takes time, but I don’t feel like I am broken or destined to always hate myself.”
“I loved working with Iris. She is kind, intuitive, and hard working. Ever the skeptic, I really never think that this kind of work will be effective, but it really is powerful. Each session was very different from every other session, but each was moving and insightful, and left me with tools that I can use to approach my daily challenges. I think that this work has given me a different way of looking at chronic pain, which may ultimately be life changing. I have no doubt that I will continue to work with Iris as time goes on.”
“Iris is warm and genuine and generous and PRESENT. I immediately felt completely comfortable with her, as if we had already known each other a long time. After working with her I have new insights into a troubled relationship, problem eating patterns and even new career enhancing ideas. Iris is a multi-talented, multi-faceted gift that I would highly recommend anyone give to themselves.”