welcome to Soul Garden in Amsterdam!
My garden cottage is open for private sessions, a silent oasis in the vibrance of a lovely city.
“What is the Soul, and how do we come to know it?”
Are you in an ongoing Ridhwan group looking for a private teacher? Or looking for Ridhwan sessions? Do you feel alienated or empty? Are you looking for meaning in your life? Do you have other, deep soulful questions?
Let’s sit down and have an open ended inquiry to find out what is moving in you. And how to be more present with who you truly are. More info Ridhwan school: www.diamondapproach.org.
Trauma & drawing
"There was someone who asked, 'What do you miss most?' 'Being home,' I said."
An important undercurrent of many problems are unprocessed, often traumatic past experiences. Usually you have no access to this: your blind spots. And you are not aware that traumatic experiences have such a strong effect on the present. For tracing and processing these experiences you need to enter the unconscious parts of your soul. Drawing in combination with body work is a way to access this, so that a healing movement can occur.
“'I love you' is what I want to make strikingly similar to how much I love you.”
Book: “Conceptie verbinden – Zwangerschap vormen – Geboorte loslaten”,
Carine Verveld, SVR 1999.
Columns Ridhwan & Daily Life in Magazine Diamond Dust:
Teenagers, stress and presence, 2008 | How to be with Hameed, 2009 | Losing control, 2009 | The F-word, 2010 | Letter to a Forgotten Grandfather, 2010 | Tante Tineke and Theresienstadt, 2012 | Empty Nest, 2013 | Tears of the Thyroid, illness as a daily inquiry, 2014 | Ode to our Amsterdam Local Group, 2014 | The Rejected Body, 2014 | Marjolein, 2015 | Paris & Oxazepam, 2016 | Shedding Skin, 2017.
“The Soul would have no rainbow, if the eyes had no tears”
“Start close in, take the step you don’t want to take.”
Soul Garden Amsterdam
06 – 297 38 727
Chamber of Commerce: 86529048