In a caring, reverent, one-to-one relationship,
Nancy Pfaff, the Spiritual
Director, guides you to growth by making you aware of, and responding to
the movement of God in your life.
Learn to better live out your Christian calling, and reflect on how
God communicates with you through prayer and your ordinary life
Spiritual Guidance is not like counseling or psychotherapy.
of Spiritual Directors
a certificate in supervision of spiritual directors, Nancy
facilitates the Christian Spiritual Directors of Northern
Nevada peer group. For more information please go to
Direction and Reiki
our spiritual self is not at peace, our physical self is affected, and
people prefer to include Reiki in Spiritual Direction and others do
not. It is not necessary. Through a combination of Spiritual
Guidance and Reiki we can bring the physical and the spiritual
together. This promotes a healthier more relaxed and fulfilled
state of mind as well as being.
itself is a state of inner focused attention. This
state allows you to use your mind more powerfully.
With the help of a qualified hypnotherapist, you can find
release from limiting beliefs and negative emotional
imprints. One method used in hypnosis is
"trance." Trance is a process of creating
an inner experience which enables your mind and body to
accept suggestions which you want to accept. Trance
allows you to identify and release many limiting patterns
of thought or behavior. You become freer to
experience life with joy and fulfillment.
creates an environment for graceful personal change. It is the study of human wholeness.
It's a process of moving from unhelpful patterns of
thoughts, actions and feelings to those that lead to
living a freer, more authentic life. Various
exercises are given the client which involve the
neuro-muscular body, the auditory factor and emotional
responses. These exercises release old patterns and
induce new, more useful ones. Unpleasant memories
can release their neural charge, leaving the client free
from their grip. Feelings, such as fear and anger
can be transformed. Releasing resentment and
bitterness through NLP techniques, can finally bring a comprehensive
is a system of natural healing that is released through the
hands. It can help promote the healing process, and can be used in
conjunction with other traditional and alternative modalities.
The Japanese word for
Universal Life Force is Reiki (ray-key). I understand this to
mean the Life energy which has been created by God.
* promotes natural healing
* is safe
* balances body energies
* relaxes muscle spasms
* relieves pain and stress
* releases emotional blocks
spiritual persons view Reiki as a practice that provides an opportunity to
follow the teachings and examples of Jesus healing the sick.
Others are concerned that Reiki has an Eastern origin . It is
important to get accurate information and pray
for guidance as part of deciding whether to receive or give
Reiki. See my question and answer segment in Articles
Memory Resolution is a new body-mind technique which allows
expedient access to past memories and complete resolution of the
painful emotions associated with these events without having to
"re-live" such experiences and without affecting
historical memory. This technique is profoundly empowering to the
survivor who becomes his/her own "healer." H.M.R. employs
both a verbal component and a simple nervous system support
technique which enhances visualization and sensory access to memory
while fostering safety. This "client-centered" process
facilitates the resolution of "somatic (body) memory,"
thereby disarming the "triggers" that foster physical
pain, flashback, disease and relapse.