Author Archives: Kat Allen

About Kat Allen

Kat Allen is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor working with individuals and couples, a yoga teacher since 1987, and longtime facilitator of whole person, experiential transformation, in both group and private settings.

EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING: Part 2 of the healthy Human Life Series

EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING: A Daylong Workshop (lunch included) I:  The Feeling Body and Self-Compassion II.  Releasing & Clearing Emotion   Sunday, November 18, 2018    9 am-4 pm   Just in time for the Thanksgiving trip to see the family!  One of the most neglected areas in our culture is learning how to be present in the Feeling […]

Healthy Human Life

Are you ready to create or fine-tune your Healthy Human Life?  This series of workshops for Fall 2018 comes from my 30 years of heart-felt practice and teaching.  Working intimately as I have with people’s bodies, minds and spirits, this accessible, integrative approach will help you actualize a truly Healthy Human Life!  To learn more about […]

Meditation for the 21st Century Brain

Meditation for the 21st Century Brain: breakthrough to a real meditation practice!   Workshop date: Sunday, October 21 1-5:30 pm   Do you find it difficult to meditate?  Is your mind so distracted or your energy so ramped up you can barely sit still?  Welcome to the club!  As a culture, it is getting harder […]

The Truth About Positive Affirmations

THE TRUTH ABOUT POSITIVE AFFIRMATIONS: this subject came up recently with a client, so I decided to do some research.  Many of us remember with with fondness the hilarious, ridiculous Stuart Smalley from SNL, proposing that “I’m good enough, I’m smart enough, and doggone it, people like me.” I have not, personally, used affirmations to boost my self-esteem, […]

Healthy Human Life series

Are you ready to create or fine-tune your Healthy Human Life?  This series of workshops for Fall 2018 comes from my 30 years of heart-felt practice and teaching.  Working intimately as I have with people’s bodies, minds and spirits, this accessible, integrative approach will help you actualize a truly Healthy Human Life!  To learn more about […]

Shadow Work in Relationship: exposing what’s hidden

My first taste of Shadow Work in Relationship… “You are just so negative.” I couldn’t believe it when I heard these words coming out of a past partner’s mouth.  I never thought of myself as a negative person, and my first response was, “Me, negative?  No, I’m not!”  Now, I have always been someone who […]

The Big View of Hard Times

An article by Kat Allen: The Big View of Hard Times Everywhere we look, we see the world “falling apart.” We are faced not only with the dilemma of “can we do something about it?” but something much more difficult to pin down…how to be present with the Inconvenient Truths we are facing everyday. Is […]

Workshop: Healing Practices for Trauma, Stress and Compassion Fatigue

Please join Kat Allen & Scott Tusa for the Workshop: Healing Practices for Stress, Trauma and Compassion Fatigue. Integrating Buddhist Psychology, Body Psychotherapy & Yoga Therapy, this combined approach will be sure to inspire you, give you a feeling of deep connection with yourself, and offer you practical tools, both experiential and intellectual, that will […]

Saturday Meditation Series in West Seattle

Saturday Meditation Series in West Seattle Join Kat for a 6 week series, October 6-November 11, 2017, 9-10 am. By donation! There’s no escaping it–we have to get our butts on the cushion and put in actual time practicing to reap the benefits. We can’t just keep reading about how helpful meditation is across all […]

The Importance of Retreat

The importance of going on retreat, during what many consider these really difficult times, may be self-evident, but it bears repeating! Taking a retreat is nurturing dedicated time to spend with yourself and just BE; a time to rejuvenate your mind, body and spirit; to re-connect with your authentic self; to re-connect with nature; to […]