Dear White Friends in Constellations and Healing Spaces

It is extra hard to be a black or brown body in the United States right now. As a white bodied facilitator I am usually zoomed out watching as new movements unfold. But what I am seeing now is that silence is complicity with the status quo, and so wanted to share some of the […]

“Yes” and “No” in Constellations

In constellations we work a lot with the energy of “Yes” and of “No.” Both are seen as important movements in the constant exchange of give and take that happens within any system. Increasing our capacity for “Yes” to the life energy that is our birthright helps us open to the gifts and resources in […]

Truth and Reconciliation in Systemic Constellations

One of the things that is so hopeful and inspiring about systemic constellations is that as you sit in the circle over the course of an evening or weekend workshop, watching a series of group processes, with different families, and different stories, you start to see that they have a particular rhythm. In the opening […]

How to Sense and Perceive Systemic Dynamics

Systemic constellations is known as technique that finds “a way out of no way,” as the process has helped many people find personal relief from old patterns that seemed calcified and unmoveable. Constellations are particularly well-suited to address conditions that have been chronic; for states of mind that have been present “for as long as […]

The Systemic Principles Behind Family Constellations

Being part of a family constellation process often feels like seeing an elaborate and longstanding mystery becoming solved. There is almost always a missing piece, and when it is discovered, it has the quality of finding a piece of the puzzle that was hiding in plain sight. What gives constellations the quality of being obvious […]

Recommended Reading on Systemic Constellations

Constellations make sense intuitively when you see them in person, but are notoriously difficult to describe since they work from a place beyond words. These are some of the most helpful introductory materials available about the history of constellations, how they work, and what you can expect when you attend a constellations workshop for the […]

Following the Thread

Many environmental activists begin by wanting to protect a specific piece of ground and they end up questioning the foundations of western civilization.

That’s because they start asking questions and once they start, the questions never end.

I Can’t Breathe

“You cannot go away thinking about that tragedy in the same way.”

We Are Indeed Conscious

When I pick up my phone and thumb through the news of the day, I see the world presented through a distorted lens. There is an endless stream of careful reporting, but only on the most extreme negativity in humanity. Little else is told but of the harrowing and heartbreaking things human beings have done […]