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Discernment for Emotional Intelligence

What is Discernment for Emotional Intelligence and why is it important?

“Emotional intelligence” is a concept first offered by psychologists John Mayer and Peter Solvey, then widely popularized by New York Times science reporter, Daniel Goleman in 1995.

Emotional intelligence can be defined as the ability to identify, monitor, and manage one’s own and other people’s emotions.  It allows one to discriminate between different emotions and label them appropriately in order to use that information to guide decision making and behavior.  It also reflects abilities to join intelligence, empathy, intuition, clarity,  and emotions to enhance thought and understanding both of self and of interpersonal dynamics in professional and personal relationships.

When we know what is truly happening for us on an emotional level, we can take responsibility for our experiences and make wise decisions that serve ourselves and our relationships.   Often, we aren’t aware that the choices we are making are based on a misinterpreted processing of our feelings or an inability to discern the possible emotional motivation behind the actions/behaviors of others.  DEI facilitates clarity in the process of developing and implementing true Emotional Intelligence and brings a more clear, focused, peaceful, and productive experience of our lives, our careers, and our relationships.

When we allow ourselves to do the work, go deeper, and seek clarity within ourselves about the situations and relationships in our lives, our decision making takes on a whole new level of positive effectiveness.


Why do people seek out DEI?

Because they are experiencing “feeling stuck” in their life/career/relationships.

Because they seek clarity/resolution about problems or situations in their lives.

Because they are ready for a new level of personal growth and understanding and want different results.

Because they are ready to truly take responsibility for being the best they can possibly be.


“During our first session, Jake was able to quickly get to some of the major blocks in my life. My energy was immediately shifted to a much lighter place.”

“Having been in and out of therapy to problem solve throughout my life, I have found Jake’s clearing process a refreshing avenue to self healing.  His clearing work is much more effective in a shorter amount of time.”

“Jake has changed my life immensely. I am not even sure where I would be in this world without him and his true gift.”

“I always feel better –I feel clear and I feel able to move forward.”

“If you are searching for a way to be the best possible “you” and find those life affirming and life changing moments that are full of the insight and introspection then DEI with Jake Martin will never disappoint.”

“He knows how to get to the heart of the matter and to help you to uncover and heal emotions that are blocking your life.”

“Jake has helped me to see, understand, and get past, emotionally stressful issues from my past. He gets to the very root of the problem.”

“Anyone wanting to heal themselves at a very deep, emotional level will find working with Jake an amazingly rewarding experience.”


For a free introductory consultation, email me to see if DEI is right for you.