I have been working with Olga for many years now. Initially she helped me get through a serious crisis in business and later I realized her full potential to help improve my other areas of life as well. As a man raised in USSR I always looked at therapy and psychological development as something only weak people would engage in. Through my regular sessions with her I realized that therapy is an invaluable tool for personal growth and deeper understanding of oneself. What made me stay with Olya for many years was her utmost dedication to this field and also her other perspective of approaching the human psyche through Eastern practices of Bonn Buddhism and Shamanism. In my opinion Olga is definitely one of the leading specialists for personal development in California’s Russian-American community.
I worked with Olga via private coaching and group workshops. Without exaggeration, our work changed the course of my life. Thanks to Olga’s advice, I rewired several limiting beliefs and adopted a healthier attitude to life’s obstacles. She counseled me through some hard times, including COVID and loss of a job, relationship, and to be frank, my whole identity. Olga was the one who encouraged me to seek therapy, which was pivotal to my healing. On top of her coaching and psychology expertise, Oga brings a subtle understanding of energy and, dare I say, magic(!) to her work. And she’s fun, which doesn’t hurt the process either =)
For me this quest was a life-changing experience. Sometimes you need to face “death” to start to live an authentic life and see your true values. This training gave me courage needed so much to start the first steps in right direction. I am much happier now when I was a year ago and it’s only the beginning… Very important part of this journey is caring and professional guidance through sometimes vague or unclear messages from your true self in form of images or feelings. Olga Podolska helped me to understand what I want and what I need to do.
Death Practices are A Must! I took part in this training last year, after a long challenging period and frightening near death experience. Before practices I experienced anxiety and high stress regarding my health issues.
Olga made us pass through deep self immersion and self-investigation relieving our true selves, authentic feelings and getting rid of fears and inner demons.
My energy was unblocked, and dark feelings washed out. So after the practices I could easily face life challenges and felt comfortable and self confident to such a point that even the entire Covid year could not affect my state of mind and inner peace.
Last year I participated in the “Dying Practices”. I was not sure if this was what I needed, but I decided to try, and when I started with the tasks, I just could not stop. It is difficult for me to describe all the emotions and feelings, but the most important thing that remained vivid, even after a year, is the main result. Life priorities which were not so sensible were very clearly lined up. The things that seemed important in life faded into the background, and those things that were considered routine and not so high priority became of paramount importance. I received permission from myself for many things that I thought it possible to postpone, due to the presence of some more serious current tasks. Something that is in my life, which I took for granted, gained its deserved value and sparkled with new colors. Some things that should have been let go for a long time, but did not work, were left overboard. This is a very emotional psychological practice that allows you to enter a new stage of life, correctly assess your here and now, in order to better go to your tomorrow, so as not to regret what happened when it becomes yesterday.
Olga is a fantastic therapist and I highly recommend her! Olga and I have worked together off and on for the last four years. Her warm, light, and kind manner puts me at ease and opens the door for me to connect with how I am truly feeling. Olga integrates mindfulness into her therapy practice as well as her own life, which is very apparent. She is insightful and grounded. She backs it all up with extensive experience and education. Above all, Olga is dedicated to helping her clients lead full happy lives and I believe she has found her gift in that regard. Do something great for yourself and take a workshop with Olga.
My first experience working with Olga was during Festival of interpersonal therapy in Sochi, Russia. Since than we did personal and group therapy, which always was reaching to the depth of my soul and mind. One of the most memorable events was her dance therapy workshop at Burning Man 2017. I found it fascinating how though such a physical activity as dance you can work through worries and anxiety, the short meditation after was just a cherry on top to reflect on the inner process. I would definitely recommend privet coaching as well as all her workshops, even if it’s a group online game therapy it would be rewording, and she would do her best to keep it targeted on your personal goals.
Olga is the master of her trade. She can help a lot of people to get in balance and get the most out of life. She is an excellent guide on the that journey. My first encounter with Olga happened 5 years ago, we were camp mates at the Burning Man. Olga offered generous gift to Burning Man community: her workshop “Conversation with Universe”. It was incredible exercise; entire group were captivated by Olga’s smooth and playful guidance! We were leaded on the journey into our inner world, connecting with ourselves, bonding with participants of the workshop and uniting with entire universe.
Olga helped me recover from a traumatic experience. Surprisingly it took her only two sessions to identify the root cause of my emotional distress and bring quick relief. In the course of our continuous work over 2 years she helped me to realize my strengths, explore and change my false beliefs, as well as create a clear vision for my future personal development. I could not recommend her highly enough.
You probably have heard this advice before: when you feel angry better punch the pillow and let the anger go.
Well, in reality this action will boost your anger even more. Psychologist Olga Podolska has an amazing session how to make the energy from anger work on you! Oh yeah! You’ve heard it right! On YOU! For those who are seeking for an emotional intelligence VERY RECOMMENDED! And yes, you will punch a pillow too=). The session is about practice.
Thank you so much for this fantastic experience! I’ve met fascinating people and learned some interesting things about myself. Thank you for giving me an awesome charge of energy!