[headline_georgia_extra_large_centered color=”#000000″]Dream Whisperer[/headline_georgia_extra_large_centered]
[headline_georgia_large_centered color=”#000000″]Transformative Life Coaching[/headline_georgia_large_centered]
Liberate the joy and meaning
inherent within you by:
- Relieving pent up frustration so you have space to think
- Accessing deep personal healing and insight
- Supporting you moving forward with clear simple steps
- Empowering you to live your true purpose
[headline_georgia_medium_centered color=”#000000″]Many sensitive people enjoy living in the energy of love.[/headline_georgia_medium_centered]
[headline_georgia_medium_centered color=”#000000″]They value freedom, flow and joy in their life and relationships.[/headline_georgia_medium_centered]
[headline_georgia_medium_centered color=”#000000″]They often have a strong sense of life purpose – that they are meant to do something of value during their lifetime.[/headline_georgia_medium_centered]
It can be challenging for sensitive people to live in modern society
The reality is, it can be difficult to navigate how to live your life purpose and also survive in this world. Society is filled with structures and bureaucracy. It is easy to start to feel like a cog in a large machine, just trying to keep the machine running while losing sight of what really matters.
[headline_georgia_large_centered color=”#000000″]What if there was an effective way to create change?[/headline_georgia_large_centered]
Transformative Life Coaching
Dream Whispering is about creating stable inspired space for transformation – a breeding ground for your insight and growth. My expertise is being able to hold a compassionate, clear, and organized space for people to grow.
There are two phases to the work: Clear visioning and then moving into action.
Phase 1 – Vision: First step away from the demands of your life, and enter a peaceful place where you can connect with yourself and think clearly. I am skilled at guiding a process to get to know yourself better, sink into your personal source of love, envision your inspired change from there, and create a powerful heart-centered Life Vision.
Phase 2 – Action: Then receive weekly support for integrating your vision into your current life. I see my role as a mid-wife, cultivating the right environment for your Life Vision to emerge – organically. Nothing is forced. Sometimes there is increased breathing and pushing, but it is all directed toward bringing forth this new little life – your Vision.
Some people tell me they are uncomfortable with structure and discipline. I have a very healthy relationship with discipline from my Buddhist upbringing. The key is the middle way: Not too hard, not too soft. Sometimes gentleness is needed for further growth. Sometimes courage and risk taking into new territory is needed for further growth. We set the pacing to what works for you.
Your Action Phase is supported with 45-minute weekly personal coaching calls for 3 months. Coaching helps you keep connected with your heart, in integrity with your values, and moving forward. I support you making small changes week by week, working with the situations and people in your life from a clear place of personal empowerment.
This is trustworthy… You are supported to create change from integrity, peace and love. It is an inspired and organic way to grow, much like a caterpillar’s miraculous transformation into a butterfly.
My Key Coaching Strengths
- Stable – I am sane, mature, grounded, and centered – I am able to provide guidance you can count on.
- Insightful – Through years of meditation and my own healing I have developed deep insight. I am emotionally clear and able to see things with tremendous clarity.
- Intuitive – I attune to you and can feel when things are out of balance. Drawing on a deep tool box of methods, I feel my way through how to support you in each unique step of your journey to wholeness.
- Healthy boundaries – I have developed a deep body of relational wisdom and skill, and provide healthy boundaries for working with clients. My boundaries allow for your authenticity to shine through. I honour your own space to digest and grow.
- Compassionate – I am a warm person and always strive to act from Love.
- Deeply spiritual – I bring a lifetime of spiritual development to my work with clients.
What happens in a Dream Whisperer Vision Session?
A Dream Whisperer Vision Session is about gaining deep personal insight through a fun process. There are 4 steps:
- Identify your clear Intention
- Create your Dream Whisperer Vision Board
- Translate the Insights
- Move into Action
The session begins with an exercise to identify your clear Intention. By taking the time to identify it clearly, you create a powerful guiding light for the rest of your journey. A clear Intention is the basis for creating a powerful transformation in your life!
Then I lead you through a playful “creativity door” to enter a process where you will create your personal Dream Whisperer Vision Board with a collage of magazine cutouts. The Vision Board provides a massive download of information from your Higher Self/Soul Purpose/God in response to your Intention.
Once the Vision Board comes to a natural completion, we move into the third step in the process. I guide you to translate the right-brain download in your Vision Board into left-brain language of written Insights. In the fourth step, I help you identify an Action to initiate the momentum of your Insight into your life.
A Dream Whisperer Vision Session is a powerful opportunity to envision your ideal life, outside of the box of your ordinary day-to-day thinking, and to identify actions which can help you achieve it. Your Dream Whisperer Vision Board is a map for an evolutionary leap. Follow that up with three months of Dream Whisperer Coaching to provide support for gently integrating your vision into your current life.
There are a number of formats for vision sessions including a 3-hour Group Workshop, a Half Day Skype Vision Session, and either a One- or Two-day Personal Intensive. Prices range from $45 for a Group Workshop to $6,500 for a 2-Day Personal Intensive with 3 Months of Dream Whisperer Weekly Coaching.[/features_box_paper_white]
With co-leaders of a team within a major Canadian bank
I was having trouble with communication and being able to feel open. I had trouble hearing and being heard by my business partner, Gavin. I felt guilty about having and doing what I wanted in our work. We needed support.
Since working with Andrea I am more accepting of who I am and more accepting of my business partner. My level of trust in Gavin has changed so much! I feel more love. I am working better with clients, and our income has increased 25 – 30%. Andrea is grounded and spiritual, which is a combination that is so needed in the business and corporate world.
Murray J. Newman[/content_box_blue]
We had a problem being able to feel we deserved our success. Communication is key to our working well in our partnership. We were caught up in being too busy which led to our not communicating with each other and lacking awareness.
Since we started getting coaching with Andrea our income has increased 25 – 30%. I am happy and enjoying life. My relationship with Murray and my other relationships are healthy. It feels great to know I can support people. I realize I can be a leader, and I feel empowered in that. Andrea is warm, kind, strong, direct, honest, reliable, trust worthy and spiritual.
J. Gavin Clark[/content_box_blue]
The coaching sessions were upbeat, structured, respectful and spiritual in a way that was new to me. I enjoyed the sessions very much. As a result of the coaching, I have new intent and goals in writing that I’m able to focus on and review every day. I shared my experience with my friends and they are excited, happy for me and support my journey. In sharing, I became closer to my friends, we learned about each other and we learned different ways to experience one another.
Andrea’s coaching helped me clarify my intentions for a love relationship. Her respectful guidance established a safe environment that allowed me to feel comfortable articulating my heart’s deepest desires and define my intention in writing. I feel more confident in my ability to make choices to support my intention. I am going out more often and I am more confident exploring relationships and social outings.
Over the years I have sought different relationships yet each one was the same. I worked with various counselors and yet never felt satisfied. The relationship work I did with Andrea was inspiring, insightful and motivating. The principles are repeatable and easy to apply. While easy, I have to commit my time and energy to achieve my relationship goals and be focused on the future.
Stacie, San Diego, California[/content_box_blue]
Nieves was struggling to connect with what was behind the “wall” she experienced. She found guidance in Dream Whisperer Transformative Life Coaching beyond what therapy could give her. She is now able to be more present and listen in relationships, and her son is more willing to talk with her.
Nieves Sancho, Toronto, Canada[/content_box_blue]
Chakra Soul Art Coaching
Some people wish to include an energetic level in their transformative work. I am certified in a unique vision method called, Chakra Soul Art. It is a playful and holistic 5-step method for connecting with a Chakra and receiving wisdom messages through a creative art process. No art skill or prior knowledge of Chakras are needed. If this intrigues you, learn more here!
Susan was able to dig deep in her Chakra Soul Art Intensive to let go of perfectionism that was holding her back. She is now going full steam ahead in developing new on-line course content!
Susan Gregory owns her own business sharing business-focused productivity and creativity tools through fun and dynamic facilitation and training (http://susangregory.ca). Toronto[/content_box_blue]
Mette Johansen, Creative director for Mette Designs, a company employing Neo-Feng Shui to design workspaces for companies such as Mozilla and Wattpad (http://mettedesigns.com). Toronto & Copenhagen[/content_box_blue]
Maria ‘Savita’ Mars, Innisfil, Ontario[/content_box_blue]
Jenny graduated from College and needed clear vision to bring her skills into paid work. Her Root Chakra Soul Art Skype Session gave her clarity to create her own “luck” and land her desired position within a month of completing her journey!
Jenny Godwin, Grass Valley, California[/content_box_blue]
Abundance Breakthrough Coaching
Betty Lou thought she couldn’t justify spending the money on The Dream Whisperer Abundance Breakthrough Program because she felt she had to save all her money to support her pregnant daughter and soon-to-be grandson.
But she changed her mind… Click the video above to hear her story. And here is what she had to say right after the birth of her grandson:
Andrea, my heart is so full of Abundance right now that I can hardly think straight! It is all coming from the heart!!! Thank you soooo much for encouraging me to go on the ABUNDANCE JOURNEY WITH YOU AND THE GROUP.
From the moment I made that decision my thinking changed and I really opened up to the the joy of this experience instead of worrying about the “what ifs”.
I am so grateful for that and I felt this amazing strength and support on Saturday night and Sunday when I was coaching my daughter through labor and when her baby was born. I kept thinking of my guide dog Natasha and how she was leading us on this journey with speed and direction.
I cannot even begin to tell you what a difference that made for me as I slept in a chair beside my daughter on Saturday night. I knew in my heart that everything would go well and so it did!!! Thank you so much!
Betty Lou Reynolds, Toronto, Canada[/content_box_blue]
It can begin with taking a deep breath,
and deciding to reach out and learn more
Would you like to find out more?
I deeply value good conversations. In a confidential phone call, I can invite you to share about what you are seeking help with. Then I offer professional suggestions for how I can help.
There is no obligation. The conversation is a meeting place to explore if this is a good fit for you. Transformative Life Coaching is an investment in yourself. If you have sincere interest, I guarantee I have a program that will fit your finances.
To make the best use of our time together, we schedule a call so that you can arrange to have a quiet space to talk.
If this interests you, let’s set up a conversation
[headline_georgia_large_centered color=”#000000″]My Life Purpose[/headline_georgia_large_centered]
I am skilled at creating change through a wise, practical and inspiring approach. Through my own life experience and working with clients I have discovered the key to making significant change is being grounded, secure and heroically ambitious. One Executive Coaching client affectionately calls me “The Mistress of Change.”
The presence, wisdom and skill I bring to coaching come from a unique combination of 40 years of training and experience, including a Masters of Education in Counselling Psychology (University of Toronto), a Masters of Computer Science (DalTech/Dalhousie University), a Certificate in Mediation (York University), three years of business training (Self-Employment Business Program, Your Planning Partners, the Abundance Project), Level 3 Certified Soul Art Guide, five years apprenticeship with a Mi’kmaq Shaman, and a lifetime of mindfulness meditation from growing up in a Tibetan Buddhist community.
People wonder what a Dream Whisperer is… I came to call myself a Dream Whisperer because of my great admiration for Horse Whisperers, which began almost 15 years ago.
It was November 21, 2001 when I returned home from a long day of work at IBM’s Toronto Software Development Lab. I was a software developer specializing in usability (making software user friendly). On the outside, things were going well. I had a dynamic first year at IBM, and I even received a plaque for being nominated Rookie of the Year.
But on the inside… it was a different story. And on November 21st, that inner reality broke through.
I put a chicken breast into the toaster oven to bake and put some rice on the stove to cook. I had picked up a video from the library, and popped it into the VCR to play while my dinner was cooking. The Horse Whisperer, starring Robert Redford.
It had a pretty typical beginning. Then things went tragically wrong. The main character, a girl named Grace, and her horse, Pilgrim, got hit by a semi truck. Grace was rushed to hospital and had to have part of her leg amputated. The next day a group went out searching in the woods for Pilgrim. They eventually found him standing in a stream flowing under a bridge. He was badly injured and deeply traumatized – to the point that they thought he should be put down.
I felt hit by a tidal wave. I stood up, walked over to the VCR, and clicked stop. Went into the kitchen, turned off the oven and turned off the stove. Went into my bedroom and collapsed.
I didn’t know what was wrong with me. But the next day I knew I could not go into work. I called my doctor and got an appointment to see him. I told him what had happened, and he said it was a depression. He took me off work for 2 weeks, so I could “feel more like myself.”
Well, by the end of two weeks, I knew I needed way more time. I went on short-term and then long-term disability and dove into my own deep and profound healing journey.
That image of Pilgrim was how I felt on the inside. I was literally working my guts out at IBM. I was brought up Tibetan Buddhist, and my main value is to relieve suffering in this world. I am not a good fit for a large computer corporation! Working there, I was slowly and quietly bleeding my life blood away.
It was a healing gift to see Pilgrim that fateful night. It propelled a dramatic life shift. A shift towards healing, and more importantly, a shift towards following my true path.
After doing loads and LOADS of therapy and energy healing, I started to explore career options. I emerged from my career exploration with a clear decision to become a therapist. I went on to do a Master of Education in Counselling Psychology at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (part of the University of Toronto).
While doing my MEd I finally watched the whole Horse Whisperer movie. I was blown away by what the horse whisperer did to save Pilgrim. This man was a shaman. He was powerful, deeply compassionate, and he was able to read Pilgrim and steady the horse’s spirit. He reached Pilgrim and healed him.
I went on to watch other movies about horse whisperers, and they became my favourite movies. I admired their skill. A horse whisperer can work with the most challenging horse, creating the deep safety and loving connection the horse needs to become a happy and productive creature.
I was so attracted to horse whisperers, that I wanted to be like them – I wanted to be able to work that way with people. So I put that intention into my MEd studies and focused each class on how to develop skill in working with people who have been through trauma. I honed expertise in trauma healing.
After graduating I opened a private psychotherapy practice for three years. I brought the rubber to the road by running therapy groups and doing 1-on-1 therapy. And I learned a lot!
But my spirit is bigger than this. And my desire to relieve suffering in the world is bigger than this. I was drawn to a method called Soul Art. I started learning it and doing it on myself. It profoundly opened doors in my mind and heart, to truly see who I am and what I am meant to do this life!
I realized I could bring more to working with people. I have long-term deep spiritual experience through my Buddhist practice, and frankly I am ambitious. I started doing coaching with Investment Advisors in the financial industry. We worked on relational issues and business development. Within 6 months my clients rocketed to success through the sessions I was giving them. Their income dramatically increased and they got a BIG promotion to become Wealth Advisors.
I was no longer doing psychotherapy and I needed to come up with a name for what I was doing. If there’s one thing I learned from working with my clients, it is this: People are afraid to dream of what they truly want. They are afraid to face their core desires in life. And those brave souls who sometimes peek their eyes open to glimpse their dream, they are afraid to take the first step towards making their dream a reality. Solid strength and support are needed to take the practical steps to bring any dream into reality, and most people don’t have that kind of support in their life.
After a lot of soul searching I came up with my new title: Dream Whisperer. I had become an expert in helping people open to their dreams, to hunger for them. I had also become an expert in helping people overcome fear. I developed the skills to guide people taking the steps needed to birth their dreams. It takes courage, compassion and solid support. And I bring that on FULL FORCE!
So that’s how the night of November 21, 2001 completely changed my life. Today I am not a software developer. Today I am living the most amazing career… as a Dream Whisperer! And the interesting thing is that all my computer expertise has proven invaluable for creating this Dream Whisperer service. I work with people around the globe via Skype, and many of you have experienced the life-changing free programs I give via the internet. And truly… this is only the beginning.
Would you like to connect?
I deeply value good conversations. I invite you to have a phone conversation about what your dreams and goals are, and what I can do to help you achieve them.
There is no obligation. The conversation is a meeting place to explore if Dream Whisperer Transformative Life Coaching is a good fit for you.
To make the best use of our time together, I schedule the call so that you can arrange to have a quiet space to talk.