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Bonjour,

My name is Claude and I am a Life Coach, Holistic Counselor and Teacher, and my work is to help my clients blossom into their authentic Self through Psychosynthesis.


Working with people from various cultures, and speaking different languages, lead me to focus my work on communication, relationships, life transitions and, especially, on the integration of the authentic Self.

 

Prior to coaching and teaching I had an international career in graphic design spreading over two continents. It gave me a deep and personal understanding of the difficulties to communicate and interact within different languages, cultures, personal and work environments, and the internal and external conflicts and dilemmas it creates.

When I first encountered Psychosynthesis, in the mid-90s, it was a game changer in my professional and personal life. It allowed my creative expression to expand through the visual art, poetry, and various styles of dance and expressive movement. Those personal explorations in addition to my studies in meditation, clinical imagery, the tarot, yoga, holistic health, shamanism, tantra and reiki have become an integral part of my work.

 

Originally from the French part of Switzerland I lived in Berlin, Germany; New York; Colorado and New Mexico. While I live in Oakland, CA since 2013, I also work internationally, in English, French or a mix of both with, at times, the addition of German as well.

I consider the world to be my external home while my true home is within myself. In my free time I continue to explore and expand my life through art, dance, writing, yoga as well as by spending time in nature, cooking, and nurturing the people in my life. As for my own inner blossoming, I keep my curiosity open by traveling the small and big roads of this amazing world.

Credentials

Certified Psychosynthesis Life Coach (PLC)  •  Synthesis Center San Francisco
Certified Clinical Imagery and Meditation (CMI)    New York Psychosynthesis Institute
Certified Holistic Health Counselor (HHC)  •  The Institute for Integrative Nutrition
Certified Usui Reiki Practitioner  •  Jule-Erina van Calker, Berlin, Germany
Degree in Graphic Design  •  Ecole des Arts Décoratifs, Geneva, Switzerland

Additional Studies & Practices
The Dynamic Art of Interactive Guided Meditation  •  Jack Kornfield

Huntington Method  •  Richard Schaub & Bonney Gulinno Schaub
FeinForm Yoga  Reanna Feinberg

SkyDancing Tantra  •  Margo Anand

Tarot  •  Rachel Pollack

Member

AAP   •  Association for Advancement of Psychosynthesis

Relevant Volunteer Experiences
AAP  •  Webinar: Embracing the Empty Space
AAP  •  Quarterly Magazine Editor

Berrett Koelher Foundation  •  Leadership Exchange Design Team
Berrett Koelher Foundation  •  Experiential Exchange Program
Santa Fe Vipassana Sangha  •  Board Member

The most important relationship you will ever have, is the one with your Self.
Nurture it and allow it blossom!

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