Caroline (or “Carrie”) Culverhouse is the founder of Integrative Awakening. Caroline is delighted to bring her years of experience as a healing center owner and retreat facilitator, psychotherapist, yoga and meditation instructor and spiritual guide into the creation of Integrative Awakening here on the Big Island of Hawaii.
By profession, she is a clinical social worker, certified clinical trauma professional, retreat facilitator, yoga and meditation instructor, and co-founder of hOMe PYM and founder of the hOMe PYM Women's Healing and Transformation Program , the Integrative Awakening and hOMe PYM 200 hour Teacher Training program and the Somatic Awareness & Release Method. Caroline is licensed in both Pennsylvania and Hawaii for clinical social work. Personally, she is a modern mystic, yogi, and seeker of Truth.
Caroline’s primary calling is to be a helper of women's emotional and spiritual health and to be
of service to humanity in general by offering services and experiences that support an embodied,
integrated experience of awakening. Her specializations include facilitating experiential
transformational group processes and training professionals on the integration of psychological
methods with spiritual teachings and metaphysical practices. Since 2009 Caroline has led over a
hundred private and public group retreats. Her teaching style is powerful, honest, irreverent, and
Outside of her work at hOMe Caroline engages in human and sex trafficking awareness and
prevention efforts through activism and philanthropy. She also enjoys DJing ecstatic dance,
spending time with her daughter and friends, yoga, hiking, backpacking, and spending copious
amounts of time meditating in the red rocks of Sedona and the unfettered raw ocean-scapes of
the Big Island.
Degrees & Certifications
Licensed Clinical Social Worker LCSW
Masters in Social Service from Bryn Mawr College, PA
Bachelor's in Psychology from Emory University, GA
Certification in Adult Psychodynamic Psychotherapy from the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia, PA
Certification in Group Psychotherapy and continuing education from the American Group Psychotherapy Association
Continuing education on somatic and holistic trauma treatment with Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, Janina Fisher, Richard Schwartz, and Peter Levine in methods including Somatic Experiencing, Internal Family Systems, Emotional Freedom Technique, trauma-informed psychodynamic psychotherapy, and more
Certified Trauma Professions (CTP)
Certification in Heart Rhythm Meditation (TM) instruction from the Institute of Applied Meditation on the Heart founded by Susanna and Puran Bair
Graduate of the Institute of Applied Meditation on the Heart iamUniversity (TM) two-year Intensive Meditation Program
Registered and certified continuing education provider through the Yoga Alliance (TM)
E-RYT with the Yoga Alliance (TM)
Certification in Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TM)
Certified Reiki Energy Healer
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