WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT COACHING,

COUPLES COUNSELING 

& PREMIER MEXICAN RETREATS

Napa Nap Valley Marriage Counseling and Couples Therapy

Dr. Ava Pommerenk, PhD

San Francisco Bay Area Sex Therapist, Couples Counselor and Humanistic Guide

Internationally Acclaimed Women's Empowerment Coach & Transformational Advisor & Leader of Mexican Retreats for Women

Online Coaching Available

As a WOMEN"S EMPOWERMENT COACH with a PhD in Transpersonal Psychology, I guide women on their journey to deepen their relationship to their authentic selves, as I remain deeply rooted in my mission to support, witness, inspire, and empower women to awaken to their full potential, embracing their unique and beautiful gifts, and to step into their sacred feminine power.  I help them to identify their goals, heal wounds and trust in their innate strength so they can make the greatest impact in their lives, and truly thrive with radiant health, vitality, passion, purpose, and joy.
-Dr. Ava

1 On 1 Empowerment Coaching

If you feel stuck, and unable to find a more satisfying way of life, yet are unclear how you might even begin to make the changes that are necessary, empowerment coaching is for you! 

I offer focused time with you, where we:

1.) Identify the problem

2.) Clarify your dream of what you want

3.) Get brutally honest about what is getting in the way of getting what you want

4.) We take measured, clear action-steps to help you finally overcome these internal and external obstacles

I combine my solidly pragmatic and authentic coaching practice, with my ten years of experience and training as a psychotherapist, to work in an existentially, emotionally and psychologically intelligent way with you. I also pull from my experience with regular spiritual practice, to provide a loving, safe, patient, and compassionate container for us to do this work together. 

UNDECIDED? 

No problem. I offer a one-time, complimentary, 30-minute consultation call, to help guide you to what package or option might be best suited for you, at this time. 

Dr Ava Women's Empowerment Coach San Francisco Couples Therapy, Womens Therapy Life Coach Sex Therapy Mexican Retreats

I can help if...

Because a small voice inside keeps telling you something big needs to change.

 

You are tired of your internal experience of self, not matching with the person you live as, day in and day out.

 

You are tired of apologizing for being who you are.

 

You are tired of the yearning to live the way you see others live, yet making excuses for why this is not possible for you.

  • I am here to help you discover what, deep down, you already know.
  • I am here to help you live and be according to your deepest yearnings.
  • I am here to help you bring these deepest knowing and yearnings to the surface.
  • I am here to fiercely protect and nurture your life, and help you learn to protect and nurture yourself too.
  • I am here to not just help you make changes,  but to help you truly transform.
International Mexican Women's Empowerment Coaching, San Francisco Couples Counseling. Sonoma Sex Therapy. Life Coaching

I am here to help you live in the process & completion of:

 

INTEGRITY and ACTION.

I received training in individual, couple, sex and group therapy, and I participate in on-going consultation in these  disciplines  I have clinical training in AEDP for Couples Therapy.
   
I am committed to my personal and professional growth and therefore am actively engaged in ongoing consultation and training in support of my professional growth and competence, as well as my own personal therapy work. 

My interests & areas of expertise include:

  • Empowering Women to live to their fullest potential: HEAL. LOVE. LIVE.
  • Big Life Transitions
  • Self-esteem and Empowerment Issues
  • Trauma
  • Attachment Trauma
  • Anxiety and Stress
  • Relationship/ Intimacy/ Co-Dependence Issues
  • Identity Development and Boundary Issues
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Grief and Loss
  • Addictions, Co-occurring Problematic Issues, and Recovery
  • Communication, Intimacy, and Trust
  • Sexuality & Sexual Empowerment

SAN FRANCISCO NORTH BAY

EMPOWERMENT COUNSELING, SEX THERAPY &

COACHING SPECIFICALLY FOR WOMEN

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DR. AVA POMMERENK, PHD

SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA SEX THERAPIST, COUPLES COUNSELOR, WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT & RELATIONSHIP COACH

“I join my community in experiencing the pains of existence and the processes of learning to work with and transform these pains, rather than be consumed by them. I am above all things, pragmatic. I practice this pragmatism through doing my own on-going training, healing, self-discovery, and growth work and this shows in the work that I do.”

— Dr. Ava Pommerenk, PhD

WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT COACHING& PREMIER LUXURY CHOCOLATE WOMEN'S MEXICAN RETREATS

As a WOMEN"S EMPOWERMENT COACH with a PhD in Transpersonal Psychology, I guide women on their journey to deepen their relationship to their authentic selves, as I remain deeply rooted in my mission to support, witness, inspire, and empower women to awaken to their full potential, embracing their unique and beautiful gifts, and to step into their sacred feminine power.  I help them to identify their goals, heal wounds and trust in their innate strength so they can make the greatest impact in their lives, and truly thrive with radiant health, vitality, passion, purpose, and joy.
-Dr. Ava

ONLINE COACHING SESSIONS AVAILABLE

PRIVATE & GROUP WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT RETREATS

chocolate making Mexican Women's Retreat San Francisco Couples Therapy and sex therapy

CHIAPAS CHOCOLATE RETREATS FOR WOMEN

Women In The Wilds Of Mexico

In the Heart of Southern Mexico.

 

SAN FRANCISCO'S LEADING COUPLES COUNSELORS & SEX THERAPISTS

 

Contact East Bay Sex Therapists & Relationship Counselors

Our expert SF EAST BAY SEX THERAPISTS & COUPLES COUNSELORS help people have healthy, loving and equitable relationships. All of our psychotherapists and psychologists are highly trained in working with sexuality, relationship dynamics, communication, intimacy and attachment issues.

IMAGINE TRULY TRANSFORMING YOUR LIFE!

  “Disempowerment means we have given our power away, and are not embodied, awake and alive to the moment. When we are disempowered we are not centered inside of our own experience of life, and the important fact that we are the only ones who are capable of living this life!” - Dr. Ava

Learn More About Dr. Ava's Private Luxury Mexican Retreats for Women

 

Somatica Method & Other Types of Sexuality Coaching

San Francisco Somatic & Attachment-Based Sex Therapy, Couples Counseling & Relationship Coaching can help you realize the pleasure and joy you seek in your emotional and sexual connections.

Enjoy the embodied and passionate sexual intimacy you desire with our specialized help via our Clinical Sex Therapy & Couples Therapy, Sexual Empowerment Coaching, Transformative Coaching & Somatica Method Coaching Services at San Francisco Intimacy & Sex Therapy Center’s 40 SF BAY AREA locations.

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ABOUT MEXICAN CHOCOLATE EMPOWERMENT RETREATS:

 

CHIAPAS CHOCOLATE RETREATS IS A ONE-OF-A-KIND RETREAT, HELD IN CHIAPAS, MEXICO.

Women's Empowerment & Somatic Mindfulness Retreats led by world renowned women's coach, Dr. Ava Pommerenk. The main purpose of these retreats are to help women encounter their deeper self, and become empowered to make bigger changes within how they live their life. 

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR RETREATS

 

Though empowerment retreats are common, this retreat is unique, in that is uses fully embracing our senses, as well as pleasure, joy, inspiration, embodiment, ecological awareness, and cultural exchange, together, to facilitate this empowerment process. It is a retreat based entirely on empowerment through embracing the ability to feel joy and pleasure, and embracing the self, and what it is to be a human with a body. It is antithetical to the belief promoted through other retreats that participants must practice restriction or sacrifice, in order to gain empowerment. This is in many ways, an anti-retreat, retreat.

THIS RETREAT COMBINES: 

  • DAILY CACAO AND CHOCOLATE, ADVENTURE

  • PLEASURE

  • JOY

  • DELIGHT

  • TRAVEL &

  •  TRANSFORMATIVE INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP PROCESSES TO

CREATE A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME EXPERIENCE. 

Participants spend both the beginning and end of their retreat staying in a boutique hotel in San Cristobal de Las Casas, exploring the city, learning about the culture and arts, as well as making chocolate. Then during the middle of the retreat, participants spend time in the El Vado indigenous community, deep in the heart of the cacao forest, learning about cacao, harvesting it, tasting it, making cacao products with the farmers and their families, and also engaging in transformative processes together.

Additionally, Chiapas Chocolate Retreats is based on a foundation of empowerment, and pays all contractors fairly, as well as donates a percentage of its profit to a community non-profit organization for the cacao community participants spend time within. This way, these retreats are ecologically and culturally responsible, rather than a practice of exploitative tourism.  

 

THE NEXT WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT RETREAT IN MEXICO IS SCHEDULED FOR NOVEMBER 10TH THROUGH NOVEMBER 17TH, 2018.

Dr. Ava Pommerenk is the founder and facilitator of Chiapas Chocolate Retreats.

 

WE SPEAK EMPOWERMENT

Change your life with Women's Empowerment Coaching or a one of a kind Mexican Chocolate Retreat with Dr. Ava! 

SCHEDULE A FREE PHONE CONSULTATION WITH DR. AVA

 

LOCATION:

ONLINE SESSIONS & 

PRIVATE AND GROUP RETREATS IN SAN CRISTOBAL, DE LAS CASAS, MEXICO

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