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Untethering Your Soul

Ready for more free-flow, freedom and fun?

A 6-week class with Melanie Smithson based on the teachings of Michael Singer

  - The Voice Inside Your Head
  - Transcending the Tendency to Close
  - Freeing Yourself
  - Going Beyond Your Comfort Zone
  - Living in Non Resistance

Each week we will discuss topics from the book and how our lives are impacted. Through releasing and experiential activities, we will disperse with the old and welcome new, easier ways of moving through life.

Smithson Clinic
275 Garrison Street, Lakewood, Co 80226
6 Saturdays, 9am-10:15am on
Oct 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov 2, 9

$227 by 9/25, $267 after
(may break into two payments)

Call 303-762-8994 or email
Space is limitedClick here to reserve your seat now.

Setting Boundaries

A Path to Peace with Self and Others

"Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves, even when we risk disappointing others." - Brene Brown

Learn how to take care of yourself so you can (or not) take care of others.
Do you feel like others take advantage of you? Are you afraid of letting others down?

Melanie Smithson, MA, Licensed Professional Counselor, is a body-oriented psychotherapist and certified Sedona Method Coach in practice in Denver, Colorado. She is the author of Stress Free in 30 Seconds: A Slightly Irreverent Approach to Managing Life’s Challenges, and is an expert in helping clients get unstuck and cultivate peace from the inside out. To contact Melanie call 303-271-7659 or visit or

-  The critical importance of healthy boundaries
-  How to set a boundary and not feel guilty
-  How others use helping as an excuse to violate boundaries
-  What to do when others violate your boundaries
-  When boundaries serve you and when boundaries limit you
-  How to be of service without losing yourself

Sunday, November 17, 1-5 pm
Smithson Clinic
275 Garrison Street, Lakewood, Co 80226
$147 by October 21 — $167 after

Reservation required. This is a hot topic and this workshop will likely fill up.
Please call 303-762-8994 or visit to register online.

9 Months to Success 2019

Masterminding, Releasing & More

Do you fill your life with motivational books and seminars and still find you can’t get on track? Too often, the advice we are given does not take into account individual programming and emotions. In this 9 month program, we will focus on moving through that programming so you may take released action; doing without resistance. In letting go of both attachment and aversion, we increase the probability of a positive outcome; but perhaps more importantly, enjoy the ride.

We will blend creative modalities with Sedona Method® releasing and Canfield success principles to set a course based on what you really want from life.

Participant Gains from 9 Months to Success 2011:
-  More confident and comfortable with others
-  Letting go with more ease and struggling less
-  Enjoying the journey, accepting my choices and recognizing ability to choose differently
-  New relationship with my body, increased patience with self
-  Acceptance of self and increased focus on what’s really important
-  Improved relationships, gratitude and sense of satisfaction
-  Received unexpected money
-  Movement! Change! Enlightenment!!!

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3rd Sunday of the Month, 1:30-4:30pm

A new "9 MONTHS to SUCCESS" group begins
February 2020. Watch for details or email

Sedona Support Group: On-Going

$25 in advance — $35 at the door. Punch cards are available for 6 or 8 groups at a reduced rate of $20 each. This drop-in group is designed to provide support with your releasing in any area needed.  Groups start with a brief intro and group release with the rest of the time dedicated to answering questions and doing releases based on participant's requests.  This group is open to all levels of releasers.  The groups are held at Smithson Clinic on the first Saturday of each month (this changes occasionally because of holidays and other conflicts) from 10:30am-12noon. Space is limited.  Call 303-762-8994 or click here to register.

"Just a quick note to say that I left our releasing session today feeling lighter, brighter, and more energetic than I have for months. Thank you for you, and thank you for facilitating and sharing the Sedona Releasing Method in such a powerful way." - Denise Alleman, Denver, Colorado

Letting Go into A Course In Miracles: On-Going

This group is for those inspired by the teachings in A Course in Miracles and want to live the principles more fully. We gather every month both in person and on-line to discuss the lessons and let go of the thoughts and feelings that may be preventing a complete embrace of the course by using Sedona Method Releasing to flush up and release subconscious blocks. In-person meetings are currently held on the third or fourth Saturday of the month. Please join the meetup group for more information and to register.

Finding Happiness with Releasing: Intro

Introduction to the Sedona Method

Ready to let go and enjoy life more? Looking for a tool to use when feeling anxious, stressed or angry Learn techniques that can be easily employed in the moment. With Sedona Method Releasing, you can be in charge of how you respond to what arises and feel more in control of your life. Also uncover the subconscious beliefs that prevent you from having more of what you want in your life. Learn the basics of Sedona Method Releasing and how it can help you experience more freedom in the moment.  If you've read the book and/or listened to the tapes, this is a great opportunity to experience in-person facilitated releases. Watch for future dates or call 303-762-8994 to set up an introduction for your group or organization.

Worry, Fear and Anxiety Workshop

Break free from life-long patterns that no longer serve.

-   How worry takes hold and why it won’t let go
-   How to trick yourself (and your mind) into letting go
-   How to feel safe in turbulent times
-   How to be at peace when those around you are not

Watch for upcoming dates or call 303-762-8994 to let Melanie know of your interest.

Step Away From the Mind

"Taking care of yourself is a gift to the world. When you are connected, you become a vehicle for love and light. There is nothing more important than care of the self." - Melanie Smithson

Break Free From Stinking Thinking.

-   What happens when the mind is in charge of life
-   How to stop being your own worst critic
-   How to trick yourself (and your mind) into letting go
-   How to challenge and have fun with your thoughts

Watch for upcoming dates or call 303-762-8994 to let Melanie know of your interest.

All groups and workshops are held at Smithson Clinic unless otherwise noted. If you have a group of 6 or more, Melanie is happy to schedule a session for you at a convenient time. Call 303-271-7659 or email to register or with questions.

Recording from Sedona Method Support Call

8/21/13 Sedona Support Call 8/21/13 Sedona Support Call (22998 KB)

Support call releases based on talks from Wake Up Festival produced by Sounds True.

Click here to read testimonials from Melanie's workshops.

"Melanie is awesome! She helped me get play and fun back in my life! I now have tools for releasing my anxiety, letting go and allowing wonderful things to happen effortlessly. I highly recommend her workshops and CDs!" - Debra Z.

About MSI

Melanie Smithson Institute is dedicated to enriching lives through embodied education and training; using movement, play and releasing to connect with innate wisdom and joy.  

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