Style Profile: Alison Crosthwait

Name: Alison Crosthwait
Occupation: Psychotherapist, Healer & Owner of The Cove Healing Centre
Age: Time is an illusion
Lifestyle: I dare you to keep track of me

 

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What’s a typical day like for you?

 

As a Gemini with some other strong energy placements, I’m always moving. Every day, I spend time in ritual and meditation, preparing myself and my space for healing work. From there, I do session work, create new ways of communicating the work of The Cove, as well as tending to our current clients.

 

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What in your life is really important to you?

 

Family is important.  And sharing the light that I have been given with others. It’s been a long journey, and if I can come out of darkness and hopelessness, anyone can. I want to stand for that.

 

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What would you like to be remembered for?

I would like to be remembered for speaking with absolute authenticity on behalf of what is good and possible for each of us.

 

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What role does fashion play in your life?

 

Fashion is huge. My closets are overflowing, so I think about my choices carefully. What I wear is a reflection of how I feel about myself, which is a reflection of what I believe is possible for my clients. So I care and put a lot of thought into wardrobe.

 

I also want to be comfortable and beautiful in what I wear – it’s an area of huge creativity for me. Daphne Guiness is an idol of mine. 🙂

 

What do you love about shopping at Fresh Collective?

 

Fresh collective is fun! They have feminine wardrobe choices that are strong and bold at the same time. And the clothes are comfortable. Thank goodness!

 

Alicja Dress – Charcoal Black from Palette by Laura-Jean

 

What do you have that you want to promote?

 

My services!

 

I invite anyone to join me for a Life Activation session. This is a one time, life changing energy treatment. IT connects your spiritual DNA to the light – the result might be clarity, purpose, joy, energy – it is different for everyone – and priceless. I offer these out of Toronto and Vaughan. If it calls you, don’t think. Just do it!

 


I also invite you to come to The Cove Healing Centre for Mental and Emotional Wellness! We offer packages and individual services, all aimed at getting at the route cause of anxiety, stress, overwhelm, sleeplessness, and other stress-related conditions.

 

We combine physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual healing in a service of massive transformation. Turn your anxiety into possibility. To learn more, visit thecovehealingcentre.com or e-mail recpetion@thecovehealingcentre.com.

 

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After years of working on Bay and Wall Street, you left that life behind and opened up your own therapy clinic. What started you on your journey as a therapist?

 

My journey started with a huge amount of stress and suffering. So I found a therapist. Looking back, nothing was right in my life, and my environment mirrored all of my problems as “normal.” Through painstaking work, my therapist helped me connect with myself and my worth, and I just had to learn how she did it!

 

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What approach do you take in treating your clients? What sort of services does your clinic offer?

 

I have reverence for each person who walks through my door – for their story, their struggle, their experiences. We work to meet each person right where they are and help them see what is possible for them. Then we create a road map to get there.

 

We offer psychotherapy, naturopathic treatments, acupuncture, hypnosis, EFT (tapping), massage, facial stretch, and various spiritual modalities, including Life Activation. We also offer treatment packages, such as our 8-week anxiety healing service, which combines different modalities in aim of rooting out your anxiety and hearing what it has to say.

 

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I’m curious about one or more of your services. How do I know if your clinic is the right fit for me?

If you are dealing with stress, anxiety, depression, or grief, we can help.  You are a good fit if you want to get to the bottom of things and use the challenge as an opportunity to grow.

 

Besides obtaining a degree in psychotherapy, you have countless influences, from yogic practice to plant medicine to core shamanism. Tell us more!

 

This is truly my super power. I follow my intuition and leap into the unknown in my personal healing, and it pays off in rivers of light and love. I am on a beautiful path of expansion and heart – I can’t even believe who I have become!

 

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As a result, I believe deeply in the potential of each of us to have the life we want. It might not look the way we ordered on the menu, but it’s all available. 🙂 I’ve done some things that were really scary in service of healing. And I believe that each of us is a personal alchemy of modalities and experiences that we put together for ourselves, in order to receive the healing that we need. So if it calls to you, do it!

 

The mind wants everything to be easy and conventional and inexpensive, and, and, and… I don’t listen to my mind when deciding where to go next for healing.

 

I also want to say that so much more is possible than you know. That’s a guarantee. If we spent as much time and money on inner beauty as we do on outer beauty, the world would be completely different in a tenth of a second.

 

Alicja Dress – Charcoal Black from Palette by Laura-Jean

 

Is there anything else we should know about you?

 

I want to give you a Life Activation.

 

I am a super duper crazy cat lady.

 

 

Where can people find you on social media?

 

Facebook:

 

@thecovehealingcentre

 

@alisoncrosthwaitwriting

 

 

Instagram:

@thecovehealingcentre

 

@alisoncrosthwait

 

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