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Your Source for Personal Growth and Healing
Meera Riitta Ojala, MA, LPC
Trusted Coaching Professional
The skills I learned from my wonderful education have helped me navigate life’s stormy seas with challenges and I have been fortunate to be able to help and support many people on their journeys. It would be an honor to support your journey.
It is my passion to find the resilient wisdom of our bodies, minds and spirits in each of us. My own life experience has showed me how the difficult times are opportunity for growth. Sometimes is hard to navigate those times alone. Support helps us go deeper and grow stronger.
I have been interested in health and healing all my life. I have extended experience working with people over 30 years supporting them with different modalities. First as a massage therapist, later as a counselor. After receiving my Masters in Body Centered Psychotherapy I have worked with individuals, couples and families in private practice, in psychiatric hospital, in recovery treatment centers etc.
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About Meera Riitta Ojala
Education and Training
With a Masters degree from Naropa University's Somatic Psychology Program in 1998, Meera Riitta worked and trained with Christine Caldwell, founder of the Moving Cycle Institute. After graduating, she worked in various clinical settings including in-patient and out-patient chemical dependency programs, teenage CD-programs, a psychiatric hospital and an employee assistance program.
Nature is an inspiration and supports her work - she grew up amidst the woods and lakes of Finland. Meera Riitta's studies include shiatsu, ayurveda, macrobiotics, and meditation.
“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."