Heartwork Is…

Heartwork is a synthesis of Eastern meditative approaches to healing and Western psychotherapeutic techniques, using awareness as the primary vehicle to see into the source of one’s problems.          The basic assumption of Heartwork is that our fundamental state is wholeness.  Dis-ease is a separation from this wholeness.          “Problems” are symptoms ofRead More

Laura’s Testimonial

Quietly, sinking deeper and deeper into that which was present, moment to moment.  So intimate, so connected to each other, we mined for the gold deep within our beings.  One heart, one mind, and filled with compassion; we all touched and loved and so exquisitely brought self and others to life.  It was an incredible giftRead More

The Healing Power of Love

Really!  Just think about it for a minute.  When you love someone or something you pay attention to it.  The more you love someone or something, the closer the attention you pay to it.  When you’re all the way “In Love,” you’re giving all your attention to your beloved.  If you’ve ever experienced a momentRead More


I have a great job.  In fact, in my mind, it’s the best of all possible jobs.  I help people get what they want – what they REALLY want: inner peace, freedom, joy, love, aliveness, happiness – things like that.  Sometimes, I see myself as a kind of charlatan – “selling water by the river,”Read More


I’ve just returned from Austin, Texas, where I facilitated my first ever 10-day Heartwork Intensive.  An Intensive is a workshop where people come because there’s something they want in their lives that they don’t have or something they have that they don’t want – or both.  They come loyal to their purpose.   The firstRead More

Right Activity

Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, said, “Above all, do no harm.”  How is it possible to do no harm?  How can one be so sensitive to oneself and others as to be able to see/ know when one is doing harm?  And how does one know if what other people tell us hurts themRead More