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Atieno Bird

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I can definitely answer to whether or not you will always feel this badly - you won't! There are ways to speed the process of "cutting the cords" and moving on. I can teach you guided imagery and other disciplines, as well as ways to be gentle with yourself as you heal from past relationships. Many clients come to me in crisis, and after a surprisingly short time, they are free of intrusive thoughts and feelings that come from the past.

Experience in the area

In addition to my degrees and certificates, I have fifteen years of coaching experience, through my personalized coaching practice, “Two Bird Coaching.” I’ve worked with hundreds of people from all walks of life, helping them raise their baseline of happiness and make the changes in their thinking that allow their lives to change as well.


“Congenial Alliance: Synergies in Cognitive and Psychodramatic Therapies,” Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, (APA Journal), November 2007. “Curtailing the Use of Restraint,” Journal of Humanistic Psychology, (APA) v 4, no 2, 2003. “Symbol in Mediation,” Mediation Quarterly, v 18, no 1, Fall, 2000.


EDUCATION MA in Conflict Transformation, Eastern Mennonite University, Center for Justice and Peacebuilding, Harrisonburg, VA (GPA 4.0), 1999. Coursework in group dynamics, systems analysis, mediation formats, facilitation mastery. BA in Comparative Religion and Peacemaking, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH (Magna cum Laude, GPA 3.76), 1995. Phi Beta Kappa; German, Spanish, Religion Dept awards. CERTIFICATES Certified Coach, International Coaching Federation, 2009. Appreciative Inquiry Trained, Jane Macgruder Watkins, 2002. Certified Practitioner of Psychodrama & Group Psychotherapy, American Board of Examiners. (Over 800 hours of clinical training & supervision), 2001.

Past/Present Clients

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2017-01-09 Moving forward after Divorce:

Yes, I think you should get her out of your head and move on. Keep your relationship with your children but do not let her use the (fake) possibility of reconciliation to manipulate you. Try this visualization:

2013-08-16 Does he still care?:

It sounds like he does still care but still is "too immature to be in a relationship." Part of him is interested, part of him is holding back. So you need to know what you want for yourself and your life

2012-10-11 Trying to make it work again but need help:

Hollie,  It sounds like you are trying to be very conscious and intentional with your choices and consider how they will affect your kids, and you.  That's really good. I'm not sure I can give you advice

2012-08-21 Feeling Betrayed:

Priscilla, I'm so sorry about what happened to you and the terrible impact you've suffered. I'm not sure I have the expertise to answer but I will give it my best shot. Take what I say with a grain of


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