Fern Ross Israel, MA, LMHC compassionate, unconditionally loving presence, non-judging, intuitive and committed to making a difference in this ever changing sacred life.
Fern can help you to see the most relevant issue and core limiting belief that continues to enslave you. She invites a larger perspective in which to hold a particular issue or problem and assists you in coming to resolution, gaining confidence and trust in a new direction for living the life that you want.
Fern Ross Israel is both a facilitator of healing and experienced teacher. Currently, Fern offers stress reduction and yoga classes at Milton Hospital and the Renew Yourself Studio ( see "classes" for schedule). Fern is also licensed as a mental health counselor and works as a therapist specializing in integrative energy work, body awareness and emotional release techniques helping individuals transition and grow to greater levels of healing. In private practice at the Ahimsa Center for Growth and Development (Ahimsa sanskrit for "Peace" "do no harm" ) she combines western psychology with energy psychology, specializing in issues surrounding transition, grief, trauma, & anxiety, for adolescents and adults.
"Our Body is an Outward expression of our Mind" - Candace Pert
Fern draws from 30 years experience in the practices of yoga and meditation. In 1973, she began her interest in understanding the body as an energy field and since then has had the privilege of studying with exceptional teachers and masters from different traditions. Fern's compassionate work can be seen with Morrie Schwartz, the Brandeis professor who subsequently died from Lou Gehrigs disease and whose journey was highlighted in the New York Times best Seller Book, Tuesdays with Morrie. As his meditation teacher, Fern was instrumental at helping Morrie find peace and dignity within his last year of living.
Fern's other trainings include: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)* Heart Centered Therapy (HCT) Cranial Sacral Therapy and Somato Emotional Release therapy. Tapas Acupuncture Technique (TAT Trainer &Professional) , Holograpic Repatterning She completed a Professional Internship at U MASS Medical Stress Reduction Program. Fern is also a Reiki Master in the Usui Ryoho Tradition, Certified PanGu Mystical QiGong Teacher and Therapist as well as a Thai Yoga Massage Therapist