Michaela Boehm teaches and counsels internationally as an expert in intimacy and relationships.
Born & raised in Austria, Michaela combines her training in psychology & extensive clinical counseling experience with her in-depth training in the yogic arts.
A gifted speaker and counselor, her unique body of work centers on the intersection of intimacy and embodiment.
Known for her work with high-performing individuals, her ongoing private clients include Oscar-winning actors, multiple Grammy-winning musicians, producers, and business pioneers.
Michaela also consults extensively with international business founders and family offices specializing in succession and second generation wealth strategies.
With an extensive (30,000 plus hours) in-person counseling background, clinical experience in trauma and addiction and innovative somatic approach, her work with celebrity couples has been featured in international print publications, TV programs and online talk shows. Most recently her approach has been featured on the Netflix Series [UN] WELL.
Michaela is the Author of “The Wild Woman’s Way” and the founder of The Non-Linear Movement Method®, a somatic release modality which utilizes principles of trauma therapy, polyvagal theory and movement for nervous system regulation. Her work has recently been featured in Gwyneth Paltrow’s Netflix Show “Sex, Love & goop” and Will Smith’s bestselling memoir ‘Will’.
Spiritual Orientation and Engagement
In addition to her degrees in psychology, extensive training and experience in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Therapy, Hypnosis and somatic modalities, Michaela draws from her personal engagement with a female Tantric tradition.
Born and raised in Austria, she began her spiritual explorations with Celtic Mysticism and the work of the traditional Alpine herb healers as well as the biodynamic teachings of Rudolf Steiner.
Michaela received a formal education in a female held Tantric Shakta tradition (Kashmir Shaivism). Mentored by her female teacher, she is now the lineage holder of this tradition and dedicated to passing these teachings on to the women she mentors.
Upon arriving in Los Angeles, she trained in multiple forms of yoga and bodywork as well as in Improv theater and dance as a means to engage deeper with the body.
Michaela Boehm lives on an organic farm in California where she rescues and rehabilitates animals.
She is engaged in the ongoing cultivation of her devotional practice and passionate about restoring the plants and wildlife of the organic farm she lives on in Ojai California, which was recently destroyed by the Thomas Fire. There she cares for her pack of small, unruly rescue dogs and rehabilitates abused farm animals.