From Headache to Healing Woman's Pain Leads to a Career as Energy Coach

By Dibble, Susan | Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL), October 16, 2006 | Go to article overview

From Headache to Healing Woman's Pain Leads to a Career as Energy Coach


Dibble, Susan, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)


Byline: Susan Dibble Daily Herald Staff Writer

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CORRECTION/date 10-23-2006: A story on Lydia Van den Broeck that appeared in some Oct. 16 editions included a photo that misidentified her profession in the caption. Van den Broeck was certified to practice psychotherapy in England, earned a doctorate in holistic sciences and psychotherapy in the United States, and works as an energy coach.

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Lydia Van den Broeck's path to helping others heal started with a 15-year headache.

A native of Belgium, she married at age 20 and moved with her new husband to London. About a year into her new life, the headache started.

She visited doctors, chiropractors, acupuncturists and massage therapists, but found no more than short-term relief. Exhausted, she needed as much as 16 hours of sleep a day.

Looking within herself, Van de Broeck explored psychology, Eastern philosophies and comparative religion.

The high school dropout went to college, became a linguist and later established a successful hypnotherapy and psychotherapy practice.

But she still had her headache when she moved with her husband to the United States in 1986.

While here, she earned a doctorate in holistic sciences and psychotherapy from Columbia Pacific University in California.

In her exploration of quantum physics, she found relief from her own pain. Van den Broeck saw the energy drain she experienced as the result of patterns set in her childhood, unprocessed emotions and fears she had clung to.

"How we direct our thoughts and how we process our emotions has an effect on our physical body," she said.

Working to change from the inside out, Van den Broeck identified her innermost self - what she calls Source, Creative Intelligence, God.

Newly confident of her ability to create a fulfilling life, she left her unsatisfying marriage. She now works as an energy coach and intuitive healer.

Her work was recognized when she was asked to contribute a chapter to a recently published book, "A Guide to Getting It: Creative Intelligence."

She will lead a free mini-workshop, followed by a book signing, at 11 a. …

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