Inner Listening Therapies

Ritual & Ceremony

WA State Licensed Mental Health Professionals - CEU's

Sha'ari is an approved provider of continuing education units for licensed Master's level social workers, mental health counselors and marriage & family therapists.  The class "Soundings of the Self:  Music Therapy for Mental Health and Wellness" is offered several times per year and has been approved   for 6.5 CEU’s for Washington State licensed Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, and Licensed Social Workers.   WMHCA Provider #1204.

Total Gong Immersion Workshop

Half day workshops which offer progressively deeper gong-induced altered states and an opportunity for personal growth and profound well-being.

MARI Mandala Assessment and Mandala Art Therapy

Using the meanings suggested by archetypal images to reflect a constellation of your current life and direction back to you in a colorful and creative way.  This is a great option for people who are curious about what art & self-expression can tell us. No  art experience necessary.  Two 50-minute sessions are required to complete this assessment. New clients click here.

Hebraic Shamanic Healing

Using ancient tribal methods, Hebrew incantations and powerful ritual, Sha'ari offers unique & customized experiential healings.

Music/Sound Therapy

Sound Enhanced Weddings and Ceremonies

Contact us about creating a lovely, resonant environment for your special occasion.  Sha'ari can officiate weddings in WA!  You can hold your intimate ceremony at the Hummingbird Studio for a small additional charge.

Alternative & Creative Therapy

The Bonny Method of Guided Imagery & Music

Developed by the late visionary music therapist, Helen Bonny, this form of therapy taps into your own deep wellspring of imagery while being enhanced & supported by specialized designed music selections.  Sessions are best delivered as an intensive series to quickly get to the heart of healing. A meaningful private or group session probing the depths of one's imaginal realms with the support of an experienced facilitator using specially-designed music. This is a great option for people who find it difficult to talk about their issues.  New clients, click here.

Custom Gong Baths & Parties

For couples and groups! A unique way to observe birthdays, rites of passage, graduations, baby namings, anniversaries and other celebratory events.

Counseling & Trauma Therapy

Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing

Often times, troubling or traumatic experiences get locked up in our memories, leaving us upset and unable to function rationally even years after the original occurrence. EMDR works with memory pathways to disentangle and resolve these hurts, helping us to integrate our experiences and move forward.  Sha'ari is a trained EMDR practitioner.  New clients, click here.


Most individual sessions are 50 minutes long and are $110 for 2018.  

Types of therapies can be offered in combination. 

Sound Therapy 

Individual sessions available featuring singing bowls, rattles, gongs and more. Excellent for mind/body and stress-related issues. No music experience necessary.  New clients click here.

Sound Therapy Classes

Learn how to use resonant instruments, tuning forks and other tools to enhance health, mental health, serenity and wellness.  Available for individual consultations on how to implement sound therapy into self-care or another healing practice. 

Counseling/Talk Therapy/Psychotherapy

Having someone to really listen to you can provide a breakthrough to occur. For depression, anxiety, grief counseling, life transitions and relationship issues. This can be a perfect entre into the world of healing.  Approaches include brief therapy, problem-solving therapy, Behavioral Activation, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Jungian-influenced psychotherapy and Motivational Interviewing.  New clients, click here.

Gong Bath

Paiste planet gongs, Tibetan singing bowls, crystal bowls, rattles and other instruments facilitate change and stimulate vibration that leads to a healthful state of harmony.  Each gong has a unique healing character and sends a different resonance profile. Sessions are customized for participants and include info about the gongs, the specific healing properties of the studio and a uniquely improvised meditation experience.  Plenty of explanation is provided for newcomers.