Copyright 2019 Reverend Bruce Shankar Fern

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Humanistic Coaching and Spiritual Counseling

Is this you?

Are you going through a difficult transition such as a loss of a loved one, divorce, job change, lay-off, chronic illness or medical problem?

 

Are you an overworked professional in business, law, healthcare or another profession who is dealing with stress and burnout?

 

Do you have religious or spiritual beliefs that you like to be an important part of making your life better, or are interested in spirituality but are not sure where to start?

Are you looking for executive coaching but with a spiritual bent?

 

Is your quality of life - your inner life - where you want it to be?

THERE IS AN ALTERNATIVE!

I understand how you feel because I’ve been there. I grew up with physical and emotional difficulties and fought my way through depression and self-doubt to greater self-esteem and inner peace.

I was a highly accomplished executive and father but questioned the true meaning and purpose in my work and life.

Consequently, I have  dedicated my life to helping others to gain clarity, remove suffering,  improve the quality of their life and feel positive, strong and happy.

I specialize in working with busy professionals who are struggling with a life transition challenges and are looking for lasting, meaningful positive change, and/or people who tried traditional therapy and did not get the results they were looking for.

My Clients

  • Want solutions, and to feel better, but need a little help because it’s hard to do it alone

  • Are interested in integrating their religious or spiritual beliefs into therapy because they know that these beliefs can be a source of support and healing

  • Want more inner strength, inner peace, self-respect, and greater acceptance of themselves and others – having fuller, happier lives

Credentials

  • Trained as a psychotherapist at Boston University in Humanistic
    and Existential Counseling

  • Psychotherapist in Boston VA Day Treatment Center

  • Intake Specialist at NY ACCEPT Alcoholism Treatment Center

  • Social Work specialist at The Floating Hospital

  • Counselor for first time criminal youth offenders in NYC Courts

  • BA in Psychology from NYU and M.Ed. from BU

  • Published author and certified Yoga Teacher providing spiritual instruction in meditation and spirituality since the 80’s

My Intentions; to empower YOU to:

  • Take back control of your life

  • Transform self-limiting thoughts and feelings into positive and supportive emotions and beliefs

  • Do what you were meant to do; be who you were meant to be

  • Reconnect with your Bright Happy True Self

  • Connect more effectively with the important people in your life, to have healthy relationships filled with love, respect and support

My Approach

  • Provide deep, empathetic, nonjudgmental listening, caring and respect

  • Integrate spirituality into our process, whatever your beliefs and starting point

  • Enable you to identify and move through the areas where you feel stuck in life and make lasting positive changes 

  • Increase MINDFULNESS and expand awareness of yourself and others

  • Help you develop self-mastery to turn around negative thoughts and feelings

  • Support you through individual, group, and remote videoconferencing

Spiritual Counseling

At some point, each human being evolves to asking deeper questions such as how do find happiness beyond material possessions, is there a Divine Being, what is my relationship to this Being, and how can I grow spiritually?

Reverend Bruce Shankar Fern is a husband, father, and executive. At the same time, he has dedicated his life to spiritual growth and is now focused on helping others speed their way on their spiritual journey. He'll work with you on customizing your path so it is most in tune with who you are to leverage your strengths and discover the great spiritual being you already are.

Included is learning how to meditate, the super-powerful yoga breathing practices, and the use of mantras, prayer and spiritual affirmations to boost your spiritual growth.

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"How many lives are frittered away, age after age, in endless coming and going. Find out who you are!"

Anandamayi Ma