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Ilsa Comte Adair MS, LMFT
“Scared and sacred are spelled with the same letters. Awful proceeds from the same root word as awesome. Terrify and terrific. Every negative experience holds the seed of transformation.” ― Alan Cohen

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Wholeness is not achieved by cutting off a portion of one’s being, but by
integration of the contraries.” 
- Carl Gustav Jung

A Brief Introduction
My name is Ilsa Comte Adair, I am a licensed therapist and life coach. For over fifteen years I have helped individuals and couples grow, transform, and heal. My work is an unrelenting and friendly invitation to come back to center, discover what is most important to you and find a way back to your best self and the fulfilling life you deserve. Being human is tough and we all need a little extra support sometimes. Through countless first-hand examples and years of personal work, I discovered that our most difficult circumstances and our greatest challenges can hold the key to our healing and unfolding.

My Work - Individual & Relationship Counseling 

I offer a personalized and dynamic approach to counseling. Through pointed and skillful conversations, as well as tried and true guided explorations, I help my clients disentangle, heal and integrate unresolved pain, and let go of limiting beliefs and stories that are holding them and their relationships back. With some confidential straight talk, skillful guidance and compassionate support on my part and a little hard work from my client, I can help anyone navigate skillfully through conflict, challenging life circumstances and painful transitions. With my support and your willingness, I can help you discover who you are prior to and beyond your pain, your outworn stories and life traumas; moving towards healthy, effective and fulfilling ways to be, grow, communicate and connect. 

As people shed and release what what is no longer true or beneficial, they begin to rediscover an authentic and inate ease of being - a sweet freedom, a sense of openness, joy and spontaneity - that ripples through their whole life and transforms their relationships. Through this work, we restore and ignite an inner knowing and clarity we can trust and rely on, as well as a deep sense of wholeness.

As clients slowly unravel what has kept them bound, they discover that all these innate qualities were always available, hidden under the muck of their pain and conditioning, waiting to be recognized and rekindled.

The last phase of my work is in helping folks to simply stay open to their own wisdom and find
 new ways to grow, intimately connect and be with themselves, their loved ones and their lives.

Whether you are looking for support through a difficult transition in your life, or to work at becoming less Angry, Anxious, lost or sad, I can help you get unstuck, grow and transform your life!

For more detail on my work and specific area of support, please visit my Counseling & Mentoring page by clicking on the tab above.

I argue that there are two ways for the heart to break: APART into many shards like a fragment grenade, or OPEN into greater capacity so we can hold life’s inevitable
tensions creatively, not destructively.
- Parker Palmer 

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