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About Carla

Carla Van Walsum was trained in the Netherlands in Clinical Psychology, Holistic Therapies, and Family Constellations, and owns HeartBased Solutions, a thriving integrative practice for individuals, parents, and families. Currently, she is a PhD candidate in the United States.

For over 20 years, Carla has been an internationally recognized teacher in the areas of personal development, relationships, trans-generational traumas, and emotional healing.

She has helped many clients create quantum progress through her unique combination of psychological, spiritual, and metaphysical approaches.

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  • Her professional background, insight, expertise and heart based efforts have significantly changed my family forever.
    I wholeheartedly recommend Carla Van Walsum for her professional background, insight and expertise,particularly her work with families created through adoption and foster care…aka “Forever Families” Her dedicated work is clearly profound and pure genius as it is instrumental in uncovering the layers of unconscious biological familial ties ….

    Brenda C. Florida
  • Her work is a true blessing!
    For those of you looking for a new way to approach family issues that may span generations…Carla is a fantastic, compassionate practitioner and expert in Systemic Family Constellations, a powerful therapeutic method. She is also an expert in compassionate communication and parenting techniques. I have personally witnessed the results of her work many times among client referrals and workshop participants.

    Lia Schultz College Counselor,

Awaken to your Happiest Life

When you are upset practice compassion AND self-compassion:
  • 1: Just like me, this person is seeking happiness in his/her life.
  • 2: Just like me, this person is trying to avoid suffering in his/her life.
  • 3: Just like me, this person is learning about life.
  • 4: Just like me, this person is seeking to fill his/her needs.
  • 5: Just like me, this person has known sadness, loneliness and despair.
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