DR BREN, trained as an Integral Life Coach and educated with a doctorate in Jungian Psychology, focuses on helping individuals reach their full potential by overcoming their egoic defenses and aligning with their true self.
After a 15 year career in Corporate America as an organizational development consultant with an emphasis in information technology and process improvement, in 2005 DR BREN transitioned into a private coaching and counseling practice following her own soul's call to be of service to a world in transition.
There is a range of life coaches out there. At one end of the spectrum there are life coaches who have absolutely no training, no education, and no certifications. At the other end of the spectrum there are life coaches who have gone all the way, that is, training, education, and certification.
DR BREN has successfully completed training in two different (one for personal and one for executives) life coaching programs:
In addition, to being trained as both a personal and executive life coach, DR BREN holds a Doctorate in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute, a Jungian Analytical Psychology program in Santa Barbara. Jungian Psychology is the mystical / spiritual end of psychology.
Where traditional / clinical psychology focuses on Ego, Jungian Psychology focuses on both Ego and Soul. DR BREN's Life Coaching Program aims toward psychological wholeness. While psychotherapists and MFT's (marriage family therapists) focus on the mental disorders, and most life coaches focus on behavior modification, DR BREN focuses on normal people with normal life issues and those who looking to self-actualize.
DR BREN has successfully completed the Heart Math Institute training for health practitioners. She uses their tools to help clients learn to manage their stress by increasing their HRV coherence.
DR BREN has personally studied with Don Beck and has
completed Level 1 and two different Level 2 trainings for Spiral Dynamics Integral. She uses their tools to help clients move from Tier 1 (fear-based living) to Tier 2 (love-based living).
DR BREN has successfully completed the three levels of training to become a Reiki Master in the Usui Shiki Ryoho system. While DR BREN does not do hands on healing in her sessions, as an INTUITIVE EMPATH she uses the Reiki energy to understand and heal energy fields at a distance.