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  • ゆう子 花川

Healing Your Inner Child: A Journey of Self-Compassion

We've all experienced times when we've felt wounded, hurt, or neglected - whether by others or even our own inner critic. For many, those wounds trace back to childhood experiences leaving us feeling unseen, unheard, misunderstood. Perhaps you had emotionally unavailable or dismissive parents. Maybe you faced trauma or adversity forcing you to grow up too quickly. Whatever the circumstances, that inner child still holds the pain of those unmet needs and unprocessed hurts.

The beautiful truth is it's never too late to reparent that inner child. You can provide the unconditional love, validation, and nurturing your childhood self yearned for. Through self-compassion and vulnerability, you can heal fragmented parts carrying deep insecurities, fears, and limiting beliefs rooted in the past.

Can you imagine nurturing that inner child? Can you look at a childhood photo and feel the openness, wonder, and pure aliveness before life's knocks accumulated? Let your heart open with compassion for that sweet innocence if you can. Then can you send a loving embrace saying, "You are worthy of love. You didn't deserve those hurts, but I'm here now. I see you, hear you - you're safe”?

This inner child work often needs a caring therapist's guidance and skills to courageously face core woundings with self-compassion, not shame. I specialize in AEDP psychotherapy, superbly attuned to healing attachment wounds and nurturing resilience, vitality and transformational growth.

In our therapeutic relationship, we'll process stuck emotions, rewrite limiting narratives, cultivate self-love. You'll be guided to radically accept all parts of yourself. The path leads to reclaiming your authentic, trusting, vibrant self waiting to be celebrated. 🙂

If you feel stirrings to offer your hurting parts compassion, I warmly invite you to take that first step. As an AEDP therapist in New York City, I can help you finally embrace that precious inner child with deserved love and validation. You can heal from anxiety, depression, relationship issues and more through this powerful therapy. Many have found profound healing through relationships like the one we could have in my relationship counseling NYC practice. Let's walk this journey together.


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