about nathalie

Nathalie is a queer bilingual herbalist, death midwife, and psychotherapist descended from a long lineage of Afro-Cuban healers and Gallega intuitives. Her work is guided by her ancestral wisdom, contemplative training, clinical social work education, and lived experience with cancer. Nathalie has spent over ten years offering presence, care, and support to people in all stages of illness, healing, and dying. Nathalie is skilled at creating space for healing through life’s liminal times of initiation and transformation.

Nathalie has clinical experience working with individuals and families facing acute mental health challenges, chronic illness, terminal illness, trauma, and spiritual/existential distress. Nathalie has experience in outpatient mental health, primary care, Oncology, and Hospice settings. She is passionate about working with individuals that hold QTBIPOC, LGBTQIA+, and disabled identities. She is known to bring joy, love, and a fierce commitment to liberation in her work.

Nathalie has studied contemplative traditions, somatic healing, Reiki, and plant medicine with teachers in Thailand, Taiwan, Peru, India, and the United States. She has also studied contemplative care theory and Zen at Upaya Zen Center and New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care. Nathalie recently completed her second year of apprenticeship with the Sacred Warrior School of Holistic Herbalism. She is working on herbal remedios to support her community during liminal times. In her free time, Nathalie loves dancing with her family, savoring moments of stillness, and playing in the woods.

Nathalie lives and practices on the unceded Pocumtuck/Nipmuc land known as Western MA.

Licenses and Certifications
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (MA)
MSW, Smith College School for Social Work
Death Midwifery Training
Reiki Level II Practitioner
200 hr Yoga Teacher Training
PACT Training Level 1
By confronting uncertainty, we can welcome in healing,
joy, and liberation.
When we recognize and remember wholeness,
we can reclaim our ability to heal.
By caring for the vulnerable
places within us and around us, 
we can foster resilience.