Create Lasting Change

As a Mindfulness-Based Somatic Counselor, I offer an alternative to traditional psychotherapy. I use a mindful, body based approach that is effective with a wide range of issues. Whether you are looking to heal old traumas, resolve difficult emotions, create healthier behaviors, improve your relationships, or live more from your true potential, I can help. This work gets to the heart of the matter where deep change is possible.

An Unconventional Approach to Counseling

Unlike traditional counseling, I spend more time working within the context of your present experience, rather than "talk" oriented therapy. I show you how to be mindful in ways that allows you to connect to the deeper parts of your self, which is essential for deep change to take place.

I teach you how to use your own strengths and capacities as a powerful pathway to resolve the inner obstacles that get in the way of fully engaging in life.  

The scope of this work is also bigger than any single issue or event. Among other powerful tools, this work helps you identify your own inner wisdom and resilience to create lasting positive change in your life.

Affordable Sliding-Scale Pricing

I strongly believe that your income should not be an obstacle to getting the guidance  you deserve. You can learn more about my inclusive fee schedule here

Schedule a Free Consultation

Finding the right counseling suport for you is very important. You can learn more about my approach here.  I also recommend scheduling a free consultation. It’s a great way to get to know each other, address your goals, questions, and concerns, and to help you decide if working together is right for you.

Learn More About My Background

I have completed extensive training in order to safely and effectively support you on this journey to a more fulfilling life. You can learn more about my background here.

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Somatic Mindfulness

Free Somatic Mindfulness Class
Wednesday, June 14
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ashland Public Library 410 Siskiyou Blvd.
(Use Gresham Street entrance)

Please join Sam for an experiential evening as we dive into the wisdom of the body. In this class, you will learn body-based (somatic) mindfulness techniques and approaches for cultivating greater presence, emotional & nervous system regulation, and more.



“Sam envelopes you in a warm and accepting presence and makes space for the experiential and sudden shifts and turns that happen in your process. I felt my work with him was very dynamic and collaborative and I always came away from my sessions feeling seen, heard and loved unconditionally.” ~ JV

"Sam is an experienced and masterful companion, guide and fellow explorer on your path to discovering more about yourself. Thank you, Sam!!!" ~ SW

"Sam creates a safe, gentle, respectful space that makes it easy to go deep and emerge with great clarity and light. The work he facilitates is life-changing and helpful beyond any traditional therapies I've tried before." ~ L.S.

Psychotherapeutic Mindfulness based Somatic Counseling, Ashland Oregon

Photos by David Lorenz Winston | © Copyright 2016 Sam Vittoria

Mindfulness-Based Somatic Counseling