When we open up to the adventure of our lives and allow ourselves to connect deeply
with Nature, we can release our emotional burdens. Our problems and stress unwind, allowing us to reach a profound sense of natural Wellness. Immersed in Nature, whether swimming in an ocean, walking on a beach, or hiking a forest trail, we begin to appreciate the gift of being fully alive.
Filled with natural vitality and clarity about ourselves and our relationships, we are refreshed and rejuvenated for the return home.
Take the time to regain your balance ~ alone, with a partner or with the whole family - while on Vacation!
Le`a provides Vacation Therapy, and Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy (KAP) Transformation Vacations by appointment only,
to guests at exclusive private retreat locations in Puna, Hawai`i. Transportation to/from Kilauea Ketamine Clinic can be arranged for a fee.
She offers a broad array of evidence based cognitive-behavioral and experiential therapy services to Couples, Families, Groups & Individuals holding sessions in Nature, not inside an office.
Le`a is a change agent who engages people with warmth, humor, respect for diversity of culture, gender and belief, and a reality-based approach that encourages personal growth in all aspects of relationship; the intrapersonal (within yourself), the interpersonal (between yourself and others) and the transpersonal (between yourself and the world/environment).
Le`a works with chronic and acute trauma utilizing desensitization techniques. She coaches sustainable lifestyle choices and a whole person perspective. She provides Clinical Psychotherapy and Employee Assistance Program Counseling to address functional impairment at the workplace due to emotional and behavioral concerns, using Brief Solution Focused interventions to return employees quickly to their workplaces with enhanced productivity and quality of life.
Le`a has practiced Individual, Family, Couples and Group Therapy on the Big Island of Hawai`i for over 25 years. She earned her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from San Francisco’s California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS), and has continued to teach, heal, supervise and inspire as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (CA & HI), in both Clinical and Private Practice.
Le`a has 5 years of experience as an Argosy University faculty member teaching MFT Theory and Clinical Skills classes and coaching self care for caregivers, and 5 years as Clinical Director/Clinical Supervisor of The Institute For Family Enrichment (TIFFE) on Big Island.
She has worked extensively with families of persons with Autism and Developmental Disabilities, and is an Advocate and Consultant.
Le`a directed and co-produced MAnaFest Big Island in honor of the Sacred Feminine, an annual festival of art, music, educational and economic empowerment by women for all genders, at Hawaiian Sanctuary and Kalani permaculture and wellness retreats in Hawaii from 2016-2020.
HMSA/HMSA Quest, United Health Care, Ohana Care, and most Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance plans, and Fee for Service accepted
Contact Le`a directly for dates, fee for service rates, and availability.