Robbin Thrailkill M.A. / Be Free
Mindful Body Based Counseling & Bodywork
Integrative Body-Centered Psychotherapy, Massage and Bodywork
The foundation of Robbin’s practice is a long and wonderful journey of extensive education and experience in Somatic Psychology, Rosen Method Bodywork, Energy Medicine, a variety of diverse mindfulness and movement practices and different types of therapeutic massage and bodywork.
In all the modalities Robbin practices the “body” is viewed as a reflection of all that is “within” each of us, which includes our thoughts, attitudes, feelings and beliefs. Her intention is to gently guide clients to recognize that the body has a natural intelligence that when explored can offer a new depth of self-understanding and awareness. It is a process of gently assisting in the continued awakening and growing ones self-knowledge.
Come learn and strengthen your ability to connect and listen to your bodies’ innate wisdom to feel at “home” thus allowing for more ease, fulfillment and purpose in your daily life. Your session is uniquely created through deep listening and active curiosity to move towards deep wholeness, personal strength and aliveness.
“When you touch one thing with deep awareness, you touch everything”
- Personal Growth
- Grief and loss
- Stress reduction and Resiliency
- Addiction and Recovery
- Specialized Bodywork and massage for physical and emotional needs
Body-Centered psychotherapy is an experiential therapy based on the idea that we store or hold information and emotions in our bodies thus it is a therapeutic approach that integrates the physical body into the therapy session. Said another way, our bodies have a kind of memory for experiences and feelings that are reside within us. This is a process to assist an individual in recognizing the intimate relationship between the human body and their psychological well-being. Body-Centered Psychotherapists view the body as a most needed resource for self-discovery and healing.
The mindfulness, self-awareness and understanding gained in this process can assist you to develop a deep inner sense of self-knowing and personal growth, to reduce anxiety and depression, to make healthy decisions, to set boundaries in relationships, and to feel grounded and more deeply yourself.
“In our bodies, in this moment, there lives the seed impulses of change and spiritual growth we seek, and to awaken them we must bring our awareness into the body, into the here and now” Pat Ogden
Rosen Method Bodywork
My Rosen Method Teacher and mentor, Sandra Wooten, describes the work as, “Respectful touch allowing changes to begin on the inside and move outward at a pace that matches an individual’s own rhythm. The result is an “unfolding” rather than attempting to fix someone and make them different. It is a process of gently showing people to themselves—reflecting their true being, their integrity, and aliveness”.
Rosen Method Bodywork uses gentle direct touch to listen to the body and responsive words that allow a person to become aware of the happenings in their body and how the body reacts to everything around them. Research of this modality by Dr. Alan Fogel has shown enhanced physical health, increased body awareness, reduction of depressed feelings, anxiety, and stress: lower perceived levels of pain and fatigue, support for personal growth, and an increase in the ability to self-initiate life changes and transitions.
Recovery Life Coaching
This is a person-centered strength based support for persons struggling with an addiction or strengthening their recovery. For those who wish to have additional support in the recovery process from alcohol, drugs or other substances. Recovery coaching accelerates the individuals’ progress in recovery by creating greater focus and awareness of choices, actions, and personal responsibility. Coaching focuses on where the client is now and the process of moving forward with the “next right step”. This service is also available for those impacted by loved ones with addiction or recovery.
Therapeutic Massage and Energy Work
WIth years of experience and education in a wide variety of massage, bodywork and energy medicine, Robbin strives to create sessions that are unique to each individual and their needs. Modalities offered individually or collectively include: Zen Shiatsu, Swedish and Deep Tissue, Lymphatic Massage, Oncology Massage, Reflexology, Massage Medi-Cupping, Reiki, Healing Touch and Symphony of Cell Aromatherapy™.
Conscious Breath & Awareness
Breathing is one of the simplest things in the world. We breathe in, out. Given the simplicity of breathing, one would think it was easiest thing to do! The way in which we breathe is a direct correlation to the way we approach our lives and how we react to life within us and around us. Recovering the essential nature of our breath and developing awareness present practices allows us to step into living in a manner which is rich and fulfilling. The power of conscious breath is a miraculous healing strategy that had been used for millennia. Breathing practices impact our physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual well-being. Offering for Individual Sessions and Group Classes.
Education and Training
- MA degree in Somatic Counseling Psychology from Naropa University
- MS degree in Nutritional Science
- Certified Rosen Method Bodywork Practitioner
- Certified Recovery Coach and Interventionist
- Certified Biofeedback for Education and Wellness
- Certified Kripalu Yoga and Meditation Instructor
- Extensive training in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
- Reiki Master (Usui linage)
- Healing Touch Practitioner
- Certified Kripalu Massage and Bodywork
- Certified ACE Massage Cupping
- Other training: Lastone Massage, Myofascial Release, Oncology Massage, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, and Symphony of the Cells™
*** Nationally Board Certified with NCBTMB and member ABMP , Member of American Counseling Association and Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback
Robbin’s Services & Rates*
Body-Centered Psychotherapy (50 min $90 | 80 min $135)
Rosen Method Bodywork (50 mins $90 | 80 mins $135)
Recovery Life Coaching (50 mins $90 | 80 mins $135)
Therapeutic Massage Therapy (60 mins $80 | 90 mins $120)
Reiki & Healing Touch (60 min $80 | 90 min $120)
Cupping added to session $15
Conscious Breath & Awareness Sessions (info upon request)
*PLEASE NOTE: A 3% will be added to credit card charges.