Jul 21, 2015 | sonerajhaveri |
Sonera Jhaveri, M.Sc., M.A., Ph.D is an Integral Psyche- Therapist, trained in San Francisco, California. Her interest in human subjectivity developed at the Unviersity of London where she completed her undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Social and Medical Anthropology. Thereafter, Sonera completed her masterâ€™s degree in Integral Counseling Psychology and her doctorate in East-West Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies. Her dissertation was on â€œUnconscious Ecological Alienation and its impact on the Psyche Somaâ€ and was conducted from 2011-2012 in Mumbai, India. Sonera offers a variety of workshops, some of which are listed below. Feel free to get in touch for more details. Mindful Eating Oneâ€™s relationship to food is a cornerstone to oneâ€™s overall health and well-being. In this workshop, we will focus on understanding the relationship to food as a relationship to the Self, where the process of eating is transformed into a sacred act of self-nurturance. Mindful eating means being aware of oneâ€™s hunger and working with the different types of hunger we feel and identify with. We will learn to distinguish emotional from physical hunger and in turn let go of unhealthy eating habits. This workshop is for you if you are suffering from diabetes, cholesterol, obesity, binge eating and/ or simply want to eat more consciously. Stress Management Extreme stress affects our emotional, cognitive and physical health. Stress can overtake our lives where our relationships, work performance, cognitive ability, and overall well-being can be negatively affected. This workshop provides us with the tools to understand and locate stress in our body and stimulate the relaxation response. We will learn how to identify conscious and unconscious stress patterns held in the body mind that hinder our day to day functioning, while simultaneously learning to de- stress and resource oneself in the face of internal and external challenges. Executive Coaching / Team Building The Executive Coaching/ Team Building workshop is designed specifically for individuals who work in corporations and institutions. The aim of the workshop is to facilitate professional and personal development and to increase interpersonal harmony in the work place to optimize both individual and group performance. Participants will learn attention focusing and relaxation skills which in turn catalyze an enhanced ability to regulate stress, make effective decisions, increase productivity, improve time management and consciously communicate with oneâ€™s colleagues. Dreamwork Dreamwork enables us to appreciate dreams as embodied images or symbols created by the self which have a deep significance and provide rich information regarding oneâ€™s inner life. This worskshop facilitates an exploration of oneâ€™s dreams through a subjective (mind), inter-subjective (relationships), objective (body) and inter-objective (environmental, societal) lens. At the end, participants will have more self knowledge about their subliminal desires and fears and learn new ways in which to interpret and better understand the pluralistic meanings dreams hold. Moreover, they will be informed by ways in which to take the meaning of their dreams into their waking life. Self Sabotage This workshop helps us become aware of self- sabotaging behaviors and how these prevent us from reaching our daily health goals whether its eating healthily, smoking or drinking less or excercising regularly. The focus will be to unravel cognitive dissonance in oneâ€™s life, where there is a disjunction between indulging in harmful behaviors while simultaneously knowing how harmful and unhealthy they are. This workshop imparts us with a skill set to pay attention to our moment to moment embodied experience in order to garner deeper information about the self destructive contradictions we enact and perform unconsciously.
Sonera Jhaveri, M.Sc., M.A., Ph.D is an Integral Psyche-Therapist, trained in San Francisco, California. Her interest in human subjectivity developed at the Unviersity of London where she completed her undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Social and Medical Anthropology. Thereafter, Sonera completed her masters degree in Integral Counseling Psychology and her doctorate in East-West Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies. Her dissertation was on “Unconscious Ecological Alienation and its impact on the Psyche Soma” and was conducted from 2011-2012 in Mumbai, India.
Sonera’s trajectory has embodied a progression from Medical Anthropology and the Anthropology of Consciousness to include Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioural, Existential and Transpersonal psychologies. Through her research, Sonera has found that an integration of the inner world of dreams, emotions, memories, fantasies and traumas with the outer crusts of life such as the environment, career, relationships, institutions, politics, art and culture one is informed by, is of paramount significance in terms of understanding the complexity of the human condition.
Sonera specializes in individual, family, couples and group therapy. She has also been trained in organizational psychology, and has done extensive work with institutions and corporations. Sonera also conducts Skype therapy sessions, when needed. It is important to her that her clients are active participants in the co-created therapeutic process.
She has and continues to work with generalized anxiety disorders, depression and mood disorders, anger management, stress reduction, issues of low self-esteem, eating disorders, marital discord, chemical dependency and addictions. She also works within the ambit of health psychology and does therapeutic work with individuals enduring cancer, auto-immune diseases, terminal illnesses, diabetes, hypertension, kidney dysfunction, post natal depression and infertility.