About Aleksandra

IFS, inner child, polyvagal applications, therapy, workshops

IFS Healing Circle for Women (new dates added Brisbane, Australia; Oct-Nov, 2023)

My next offering is a big one! I have secretly been cooking it since the beginning of the pandemic. Yet, I feel as ready as I can, to birth it, so here it is: Please join me for one of a kind 7-week Healing Circle for Women grounded in these deeply nourishing therapeutic modalities: ~ IFS (Internal… Continue reading IFS Healing Circle for Women (new dates added Brisbane, Australia; Oct-Nov, 2023)

good mother myth, IFS, lived experiences, Mothering, therapy, Uncategorized

Self-led Parenting

Parenting is a tough gig. It’s something that stays forever, and the rewards come in rather unexpected ways, and with a huge delay sometimes. Parenting can also bring to the surface unexplained amounts of shame, guilt, and self-doubt. Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapy has been a greatly helpful approach in healing layers of shame and… Continue reading Self-led Parenting

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IFS (Internal Family Systems) approach to Eating disorders

Eating disorders (ED) are among the most deadly of psychiatric disorders… even when moderate ED symptoms are present a person can feel quite overwhelmed and bound by a complex experience of helplessness, shame and control. Traditional psychotherapy relies on eliminating and stabilizing behaviors and thoughts … which generally increases symptoms and magnetizes the client to… Continue reading IFS (Internal Family Systems) approach to Eating disorders

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IFS ~ healing from the inside out

The Internal Family Systems (IFS) model is a cutting-edge approach to treating the lasting impact of trauma, helping us to better understand and heal the different parts of ourselves. Image by Alana Jay By using self-compassion and mindfulness, IFS allows us to access our inner wisdom and resolve internal conflicts. The IFS model approaches the… Continue reading IFS ~ healing from the inside out

good mother myth, IFS, inner child, lived experiences, Mothering, polyvagal applications, research, Self-care, therapy

‘No Trauma Mama’ Perinatal Wellness

NO TRAUMA MAMA is a Perinatal Wellness Support Bundle I wished I had back when I was embarking on my Motherhood journey! A safe space to share, discuss, brainstorm, feel, sense, cry, process in preparation for your MAMAhood. No Trauma Mama Bundle This is a package of therapy sessions and support for expecting mothers! It's… Continue reading ‘No Trauma Mama’ Perinatal Wellness

polyvagal applications, Self-care, workshops

Loneliness & Moments of connection

Studies, prior to the pandemic and its peak of loneliness and isolation, have warned us about the detrimental effects of loneliness on our mind and our bodies. Social isolation and loneliness increase our risk of heart attack, stroke, disrupted sleep, altered immune system, higher inflammation and greatly increased stress hormones. When it comes to our… Continue reading Loneliness & Moments of connection

fairy tales, good mother myth, IFS, inner child, lived experiences, Mothering, Self-care, workshops

Online ‘Inner Child’ Masterclass

“It’s never too late to have a happy childhood” Gabor MatéThis is a 3-hour Workshop that explores our Inner World, attachment wounds, and offers a compassionate insight into our past. •Inner Child•Neglect and Abandonment•Selfcare and healing Join me in exploring a beautiful Inuit fairytale through therapeutic storytelling, authentic connection, and safe sharing. --ABOUT YOUR FACILITATOR--… Continue reading Online ‘Inner Child’ Masterclass

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On •Self• in Motherhood

Within the IFS (Internal Family System) framework of therapy (and doing life for me, really) the idea of the Self (with capital S) takes a central stage. It’s our seat of consciousness, our Inner Golden Buddha nature, our endless well of light, our wisest, highest, and truest “I”. 🌀Self is beyond words and definitions however… Continue reading On •Self• in Motherhood