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Whole life therapy and coaching works with your issues and goals in the context of your overall human development. It helps you aim toward a life with purpose and meaning.


Whole Life Therapy is therapy with a strong emphasis on human development and personal history.

We most always begin working in therapy with the immediate life issues that bring you to therapy in the first place. But we will also likely consider how your life history has shaped this particular issue, and the meaning that it has for you. We will work with this whole life picture to help you toward a lasting resolution. Considering human development gives many more clues and tools for support. It helps me connect what your mind is saying with what your body is presenting. With this approach I help you realign the life energy of your body with your life itself .

If you are in crisis, feeling stuck, confounded by life events or are generally feeling that things could be going a lot better for you than they are, starting to therapy is a good first move. Let’s see how I might be able to help you find stable ground and right movement toward health and happiness in a way that honors your journey as uniquely yours.

Whole Life Coaching, like other coaching, helps you set goals and reach them. However it has a particular focus on helping you align with Life Purpose.

Therapy often naturally leads to coaching. As crises are resolved, larger questions often emerge within therapy. Some of these natural questions are: What am I here to do? What makes me truly happy? What gives my life meaning? How can I advance toward meaning and purpose? What valuable parts of myself have I neglected? What can I do now to actively create a more fulfilling life?

In Whole Life Coaching we support these larger questions and life callings with active work toward your aspirations. We consider what body, spirit, and health is telling you about your life direction. If holding a spiritual view of your life goals feels helpful to you, we will include this in the process. Coaching clients may be given assignments between sessions to work with me toward advancing personal goals.

If these are some of your questions and you feel ready to take a more active step into a future of your creation, contact me for an appointment.

Learn more about my background and experience here.


She listens, she cares, and she sparkles.
— Paige, 9 years old
As a lifetime student on the path of self-awareness, I’ve encountered many teachers along the way. Jeanne Denney is different. A few years ago, when I came to Jeanne for one-on-one counseling - and later, joined a process group - I was processing big grief - both of my parents were dying and I was the designated daughter, both of my children were about to leave the nest and my writing and teaching were suddenly taking off. Jeanne was able to engage me in all of the confusion and meet me right where I was. She met me in the language of the heart and soul that I speak and understand. Then, she helped and supported me as finally, I opened my heart. I recommend her without reservation and gratitude beyond words.
— Amy Oscar, Teacher and author of "Sea of Miracles
With warmth, intelligence and serious intent to heal and help, Jeanne Denney patiently led me through a serious and painful life transition this past year.  She creates and holds a safe space for transformation.  Jeanne helped me clarify my goals for our work together, then did her job to insure our sessions stayed on course. I appreciated her ability to be incredibly patient, yet super focused. The full scope of Jeanne’s multi faceted training in diverse therapeutic modalities helped me feel hopeful that the sky was the limit in finding my way through healing. 
— Danette