I was born and raised in Geneva and also lived in Japan and Canada for a whil. Meeting people from different cultures has enriched my life and it is something that I feel very passionate about. In 2016 my husband and I welcomed our son into the world and thus decided to return to Geneva in order to provide him with a multinational experience and education; he is a citizen of the world, being born with 3 nationalities – Mexican, Canadian and Swiss.

My interest has always been self-development and growth. I first studied and worked as a social worker and later as an emotional and body awareness therapist, using the Grinberg method. I soon realised that this methodology could be limiting and so I decided to explore different approaches connected to self-development. During 8 years of therapy work, I created my own approach and included different tools namely; mindfulness, foot reflexology, holistic touch, visualisation, rituals, emotional and energy regulation, to become a holistic therapist I am today. 

After the birth of my son, becoming a doula was the natural evolution of my vocation and own personal growth. I am currently developing numerous workshops that allow me to offer both my therapeutic and doula skills in order to provide support within a group as well as one on one session. I define myself as grounded and optimistic and I aim to bring these qualities into the work that I do. I look forward to supporting you using my knowledge, skills and learnings from our co-creational space. 

My newest trainings

Perinatal Reflexology and freeing from family patterns

A.M.I Formation, la Croix (France)

2020-21

«To transcend pain» and «For an optimal postnatal period»

Quantic MAMA, on line

2020

Paediatric first aid

Baby Rescue 74, Genva

2020

Facilitation of rituals and ceremonies around maternity

Maternité sacrée, Québec

2019

Doula training

Formation doula Suisse, Nyon

2018 -19

Infant massage instructor

Internationale Association of Infant massage, Vancouver

2016

Holistic foot reflexology therapist

Pacific foot reflexology, Vancouver

2015

Testimonials

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Lauren, Matt and baby Francis, on having me as a birth doula

«Thank you so much for your support and guidance during my pregnancy and birth. Becoming pregnant for the first time far from home and family was a bit intimidating and having your support was so important to helping us feel comfortable. The labor and birth support was even more than I could have imagined. Thank you ! »

Elodie

Elodie, about my workshops and treatments 

« I fully recommend Aurélie for her care, on a physical as well as on an emotional level. She is a sensitive person and good listener, who is able to guide you skillfully and adapt to your personal needs. Thank you Aurélie! »

How does it work?

Deciding to put one’s trust in a doula or therapist is an important choice. It is for this reason that I offer a free phone or video call so that we can get a sense of one another and decide if we are a good match.

Doula and holistiC therapist

Aurélie MANUEL

Contact

Email:

info@amadoula.ch

Phone number:

076.602.96.27.

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