On-Line Group Coaching: Loosening the Grip of the False Self

Upcoming Unique Self Coaching Training Programs for Professionals

The Unique Self Coach Training is a 9-month certificate program. It is designed to support helping professionals who wish to deepen their experience of their Unique Self while learning a practical and elegant coaching process rooted in Unique Self Dharma and Integral Theory. Upon completion of this program you will be certified by the Unique Self Coaching Collective in conjunction with the Center for Integral Wisdom to facilitate the Unique Self Coaching Process with individuals and groups.

US Training: November 2015 – July 2016
Shaw Guest House on the San Francisco Theological Seminary Campus, 138 Bolinas Road, San Anselmo, CA.

European Training: June 2016 – March 2017
Venwoude Retreat center, Vuurse Steeg 1, 3749 AN Lage Vuursche
Venwoude is a beautiful Retreat Center situated near Amsterdam, on an estate of 40 acres. The beautiful nature and the dedication of the residents and employees have created an atmosphere that is beneficial for growth and transformation processes.

For program descriptions  see our Unique Self Coaching Collective website. Contact us at with any questions.

Practical Integral On-line courses:

    An Introduction to the Integral Vision

    Applying Integral Theory for Coaches, Spiritual Directors and Therapists

    The Three Faces of Spirit

The core of my teaching is transformation . . .

Barbara is a popular teacher and retreat leader. In addition to live and virtual classes, she designs retreats and seminars specific to organizations and professional groups. Barbara’s thrust in teaching, like coaching, is development. She combines her years of experience in psychology and spirituality to offer experiences that give people traction to change themselves and the lives of others. Here is a sampling of her classes.

Practical Integral: This series offers the practical application of Integral Theory for spiritual directors, coaches, clergy, other helping professionals and anyone interested in learning more about the rich resource that is the Integral Framework. Available on line (see above) as well as in classes in the Bay Area.

Unique Self Development: This class maps the journey of the individual from our separate self beginnings to the realization of our True or Divine nature and the embodiment our Unique Selves in service to the world.

The Three Faces of Spirit: This seminar is an experiential journey through the three lenses through which we experience the Divine: the first, second and third person perspective. Through art, verse, guided meditation and discussion participants explore each perspective in order to become more aware of their particular preference. Each has great value and taken together can offer a more complete experience of Spirit and a greater appreciation for other’s ways of relating.

I stand on the shoulders of many giants and my work is informed by too many to name however I would like to bow deeply to: Dr. Suzanne Cook-Greuter, Dr. Marc Gafni, Ken Wilber, Diane Musho Hamilton Sensei, Father Thomas Keating, Brother David Steindl-Rast, Terry Patten and Rev. Dr. Cynthia Bourgeault.

Why does Integral Theory matter to me:

Theory from Sam Alexander on Vimeo.

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