"...we are just a microcosm of nature...in order for us to understand how to heal, we have to understand how nature functions..."
Your first appointment addresses the elemental foundations of your health before we even touch the herbs! If you skip this part you are guaranteed to miss major components of what your body needs in addressing any ailment you are experiencing.
Gabrielle has spent years in counseling and is very skilled at acquiring a great deal of pertinent information from someone in a very short period of time. You will be able to gain an in-depth understanding of the fundamental elements contributing to your unique health landscape, a plan will be created to support you immediately, and you will of course have the option to continue to meet with Gabrielle for follow up sessions that will provide additional steps based on your progress over time.
When we say "elemental," we are referring to earth, water, fire, air, and ether (which can also be compared to Chinese medicine's earth, water, fire, metal, and wood). Understanding that you are a part of nature is a basic component of this work.
5 Element Assessment & Tune Up
~ Hydration (includes water and oil, internal and external application)
~ Respiration, Sleep, and Psychology
~ Calling/Life Purpose and Direction
Your body will no longer be a mysterious thing that you don't know how to heal when you approach it from these ancient, timeless, accurate concepts in combination with genuine devotion to your health. This involves a commitment to your body and your well-being that takes practice.
"A vital herbalist honors, recognizes, and works with the wholeness of both the plants and people."