Alyssa is focused on blending science with mysticism, research with noetic wisdom. She holds a BA in Psychology from Reed College, a MA in Counseling Psychology from Lewis and Clark College, a MA in Psychology from The New School University and PhD matriculation in Psychology from The New School University. She has studied meditation in the Shambala lineage for 20 years, and has also trained in Vedic meditation. Alyssa is also a formerly trained Kundalini yoga instructor. A True Global Citizen. She has had the distinct honor of studying with some of the most venerable teachers and healers in the world, in a multitude of disciplines, from neuroscience to meditation. Alyssa has an unwavering belief in the tenacity of the human spirit and unbridled love for all people.
In private sessions with Alyssa Gruber, you will be afforded a thorough consultation, after which she will craft a bespoke plan for your healing and growth. Her practice integrates her doctoral training in Western psychology, meditation guidance, breath work, Eastern teachings, and shamanic ritual. Each session will attend to revealing and resolving one's barriers to joy and peace, while increasing one's unconditional positive regard. As result of working with Alyssa, one will develop a suite of skills to increase and sustain balance and harmony, while reducing stress, sleep difficulties, anxiety, addictions, unresolved trauma, depression, and intimacy issues.
Alyssa also offers guided meditation sessions for both individuals and groups. During these meditations, she teaches breathing techniques, and will offer strategies to achieve mindfulness, increase equanimity, and augment neuroplasticity. Meditation sessions are appropriate for all levels of practitioner and again, will be curated, to have maximum benefit in one's life. These guided meditations will be 360 degree experiences, allowing one to learn how to sit with one's self, in silence, with more efficacy and ease.
A mindful and healthy life requires an intimate and intuitive experience of the true nature of reality. This wisdom cannot be contained by intellect alone, and relies on deep and compassionate relationship with self and what is happening in each moment, in each breath. The body, mind, soul triad points us to the concept that everything is interconnected. Wellness is wholeness.