Approach and Philosophy


For over 20 years, Carla has been internationally recognized in the areas of relationships, inherited family traumas, parenting and emotional healing. Carla Van Walsum was trained in the Netherlands in Clinical Psychology, Holistic Therapies, and Energy Psychology, and owns HeartBased Solutions, a holistic practice for individuals, parents, and families. She holds several Dutch degrees in music and psychology, and an American PhD in counseling.

Carla 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 – romantic and family relationships-,  in clearing limiting beliefs, in teaching non-violent communication, NLP and trauma-work, Carla teaches others how to develop the relationships and life they desire. Her programs are focused on creating a fulfilling, prosperous, creative and successful life and career.

Prior to dedicating herself to her true life’s passion and purpose of helping transform lives through her work, she was fortunate to have a successful career as a professional 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.

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 Personal Coaching
Relationship Counseling
Parenting Consulting
Inherited Family Trauma
  • NIDI, 1999-2001 psychological, sociological research Jewish Life after WW II.
  • ADD/ADHD child/parent education and support.
  • NLP (neuro-linguistic programming) for adults and children.
  • Facilitator for Systemic Family Constellations.
  • Generations after the Holocaust 
  • Transformational Art for Kids and Teens “Boost Your Power!
  • Private practice  Rotterdam, the Netherlands and from 2009 Boca Raton, S. Florida.

Facilitator – Creator of Workshops

  • Systemic Family Constellations/Inherited Family Trauma/Awaken to Your Happiest Life!
  • Couple-Relationships & the 12 Principles of Love and Attitudinal Healing
  • Parenting Workshops: “Happy Parents, Happy Home!”
  • Happy Children, Happy Home!
  • Empowerment/Performance Anxiety
  • Law of Attraction for Teens
  • Business Constellation Work
  • Success Acceleration!
  • The Sensitive Soul Toolkit
  • Adoption Effects & Legacy
  • Crystal Clear Communication – NonViolent Communication


  • Music – Rotterdams Conservatorium (Dutch degrees)
  • Psychology  – Open University, Heerlen NL. (Dutch degrees)
  • Transpersonal Counseling Ph.D., USA.
  • Systemic Family Constellations; Dr.Bert Hellinger, the Dutch Hellinger Institute, Dr. Bertold Ulsamer, Dr. Franz  Ruppert, Peter and Jamie Faust, and several other European and American facilitators.
  • Non-violent Communication; Marshall Rosenberg, PhD. Certified Dutch NVC Center, NL.
  • The Healing Journey; Brandon Bays. Training in the Netherlands and in Florida. 
  • Attitudinal Healing. Dr. Gary Jampolsky.
  • Neuro Emotionele Integration and EFT. Training with Dr Roy Martina.
  • The Work: Byron Katie. Training in the Netherlands.
  • Neuro Linguistic Programming,  Alter Vision, Rotterdam and USA. Certified Master Practitioner.
  • Rational Emotive Therapy; Dr Albert Ellis, Seth Academy, NL.
  •  Hypnosis, The Netherlands and the Motivational Hypnosis Institute, CA.
  • Integrative Psychotherapy, Seth Academy NL.
  • Transformational Drawing, training, classes and therapy, NL.
  • Neuro-Imaginative Gestalting, Germany.
  • Color therapy.
  • Radical Forgiveness.
  • The Emotion Code. Certified by Dr. Brad Nelson.
  • Graduate Melton School, Jewish Adult education. Boca Raton, Florid
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The collective consciousness of an abused group of people- like slavery- can affect  future generations regarding success and happiness. Working hard is not sufficient to be successful. Blocks need to be cleared.