MTP, Spiritual Wellness Provider
Desirée is passionate about helping others find peace by embracing wellness and their inner divinity. She provides private consultations with guests at Canyon Ranch Tucson who seek support with life transitions, grief, loss, and mind, body, and spirit connection—inviting them to develop a practice of self-love and compassion.
MATP, in Transpersonal Psychology, Creativity & Innovation, Sophia University
Certified Transformational Coach, Sophia University
Certified Holistic Sexuality Educator, ISEE
Certified Reiki, Taoist, and QiGong Practitioner
With more than 20 years of experience in therapeutic massage, as well as several certifications in East Asian healing arts modalities—Desirée incorporates holistic modalities within her transformational coaching and spiritual counseling. She can integrate breath work, meditation, ancestral healing, visualization, and creative expression within her sessions.
At Canyon Ranch Tucson, Desirée is a member of the spirituality team. She helps guests learn somatic practices that integrate spirituality into everyday living. She is passionate about educating guests in ways that support spiritual wellness that also benefits physical and sexual health, and emotional balance. She is experienced in addressing menopause, intimacy, and sexuality issues and identifying purpose, grief, and connection.
Desirée utilizes mindfulness, creative expression, sacred ritual, and somatic and earth-honoring practices that lead to an inner journey to self-love and compassion.
Before coming to Canyon Ranch, Desirée worked with The Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona. In 2018, she founded Sacred Circle Institute, where she provided private consultations, presentations, workshops, and retreats that tapped into her extensive experience as a spiritual counselor.
In her free time, Desirée enjoys traveling. While living in Italy, she traveled throughout Europe for 4.5 years. Her favorite trip, however, was to Egypt. Closer to home, Desirée loves to read, spend time with friends, hike, paint, dance, and attend live music events.
Her words to live by? “Take time to bask in the brilliance of your inner light. Your love is a temple that you deserve to enter.”
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