Approach and Philosophy

Carla Van Walsum was trained in the Netherlands in Clinical Psychology, Holistic Therapies, and Family Constellations, and owns HeartBased Solutions, a holistic 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.

Her extensive study of proven healing modalities from Europe, America, and Eastern countries provide the foundation for her work.

A master in helping relationships heal, in improving family relationships, in clearing blocks, limiting beliefs, communication and transferred ancestral traumas, Carla teaches others how to develop the relationships and life they desire. Her programs are focused on creating a love-filled, prosperous, creative and successful life and career.

  • Women empowerment
  • Heart-based parenting
  • Relationship counseling
  • Trauma healing

Prior to dedicating herself to her true life’s passion and purpose of helping trans

form lives through her psychotherapy practice, she was fortunate to have a successful career as a profes


sional flutist. She enjoyed intensive concert life performing throughout Europe and Israel, participating in numerous radio and TV productions.

Carla speaks six languages and in addition to her personal counseling work she is


a popular speaker and workshop presenter throughout Florida, USA and Europe.

To read her rave reviews CLICK HERE.

Professional Experience 

 >   NIDI, 1999-2001 psychological, sociological research Jewish Life after WW II. 

>  Generations after the Holocaust .

>  ADD/ADHD child/parent education and support.

>  NLP (neuro-linguistic programming) for adults and children.

>  Facilitator for Systemic Family Constellations.

>  Transformational Art for Kids and Teens “Boost Your Power!”

>  Private practice  Rotterdam, the Netherlands and from 2007 Boca Raton, S Florida.



>  Systemic Family Constellations/”Create Harmony in Your Life, Work & Family”

>  Couple-Relationships & the 12 Principles of Attitudinal Healing (based on ACIM)

>  Parenting Workshops: “Happy Parents, Happy Home!”

>   Happy Children, Happy Home!

>  Empowerment/Self-esteem

>  Law of Attraction for Teens

>   Business Constellation Work

>   Success Acceleration!

>  “The Sensitive Soul Toolkit”

>  Adoption Effects

>  Crystal Clear Communication (NVC)




    Education, Certifications & Special Training

>  Psychology (Open University Heerlen Nl.  1986- 2001)

> Integrative Psychotherapy (Seth Academy Nl.)

>  Trans-personal Counseling

After moving to the United States with her family in 2004, she pursued her vision of bridging traditional and metaphysical approaches by delving into a doctoral program in  Trans-personal Counseling, which she completes in 2017 at the University of Metaphysical Sciences, MN.

 >  Non-violent Communication

In the works of Marshall Rosenberg, PhD., Carla found great tools for creating Crystal Clear Communication   and peaceful conflict resolution, which became a guideline for work. She participated in intensive training at the Dutch Non-violent Communication Center, in The Hague. 

The Healing Journey; Brandon Bays. Training in the Netherlands and in Florida. 

Systemic Family Constellations

She is a Systemic Family Constellations facilitator having studied under Bert Hellinger, at the Dutch Hellinger Institute, and Peter and Jamie Faust in Boston, USA. Carla is a member of the International Systemic Constellations Association.

>  Attitudinal Healing.

Dr. Gary Jampolsky is one of Carla’s favorite sources of healing styles. Tapping into the powerful energies of Love, Gratitude and Forgiveness helps to release blocks and change mindsets to create a healthy, happy and successful future.

>  Neuro Emotionele Integration/ EFT. Training in the Netherlands with Dr Roy Martina.

>  The Work; Byron Katie. Training in the Netherlands.

>  Neuro Linguistic Programming, Alter Vision,Rotterdam and USA.

>  Rational Emotive Therapy; Dr Albert Ellis, Seth Academy, Nl.

 >  Hypnosis, The Netherlands, additional hypnosis training at the Motivational Hypnosis Institute, CA.

> Transformational Drawing, training, classes and therapy.

>  Neuro-Imaginative Gestalting, Germany.

>  Color therapy, The Netherlands.

>  Graduate Melton School, Jewish Adult education. Boca Raton, Florida

>  Carla is a Professional member of: 

>    The International Systemic Constellations Association.

>  Cross Roads

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