Michael Kane

I work as a life counselor to help people move forward in their lives, but I am not a psychotherapist.

It’s easy to get stuck—or at the very least slowed down—by old beliefs, outdated personal narratives, historical wounding, addictive behaviors, sadness or loneliness. Any one of these can seem insurmountable, but with help they can be changed.

Change can be facilitated by being heard, by receiving help with strengthening your self-confidence, by understanding anger if it is there, or through processing loss.

People often benefit from receiving practical advice with their communications skills, with their careers or personal relationships. Getting the practical aspects of life working well diminishes confusion, worry and fear, and this is also part of my work.

Frequently, I like to pan out and look at the “big picture” to offer a fresh perspective on the standard interpretation of why a person’s life looks the way it does. This approach focuses on expansion and possibility rather than limitation, and strives to achieve the balancing of the mind and the heart.

Much of my work happens in individual or couple sessions, but I also give workshops, classes and guided meditations, which offer another dimension to the private session work.

Over the past twenty years I’ve helped people fix what seemed unfixable, change what seemed immutable, and connect more deeply than they had thought possible. It all begins with our first conversation.