Heal your past.

Change your present.

Transform your future.

Ligia M. Houben

Grief Specialist.
Life Transitions Coach.

How may I help you?

Are you experiencing any of these life transitions?

Loss of a
loved one

Grief is the natural response to a loss. People generally try to ignore their grief and pretend that nothing has happened, but inside they are hurting.

Divorce or

One of the greatest challenges couples have is expressing how they feel and what they want, so they can have a meaningful and loving relationship.

Loss of identity
and/or self-esteem

We generally identify the word “loss” with the death of a loved one, but there are other types of losses which could also bring grief into our lives.

Adults with
aging parents

I’ve worked extensively with older adults, providing the compassion, empathy, and care they need in times of loss or transitions.

Connect with
your inner self

Our subconscious mind is powerful, and hypnosis allows you to use it and resolve any challenge you may be experiencing in your life.

Find meaning
and purpose

Life coaching is a developmental and personal growth process that can help you move from where you are now, to where you want to go.

Ligia’s System

The 11 Principles of Transformation®

Transform your life
after a loss with my self-paced
online program.

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11 Myths & Realities Regarding Loss: Guidelines for Coping and Transforming a Loss

Self-help Book

Your transformation
starts today!

A self-help book that helps people deal with losses or difficult life transitions such as the death of a loved one, loss of health, loss of a job, or divorce. Available as e-book.


“Ms. Houben has led several courses in this field at our facilities and we have been very pleased with her expertise and also with her winsome demeanor. She is engaging, informed and sensitive to the needs of her audience.”

Rev Guillermo Escalona, M.
Div, Director,Pastoral Education Baptist Health South Florida

“Ligia is a true professional in her field and also has the human element which is so important and lacking in these times. She helped me tremendously with her coaching sessions to a point that my life is now richer thanks to her help. She’s an expert in her field and a very special human being!”

Marielena Martínez


What is grief?
Grief is the natural and unique response to loss. It is unique because we are unique persons, our grief is unique.
How can I overcome grief?
It is common to use the word “overcome” when we talk about grief. However, when we lose a loved one, we learn to live with the loss, as love is eternal. We can transform our grief as we give ourselves the space to acknowledge the pain, validate it and process it.
Am I ever going to be happy again?
Now, I ask you. Do you want to be happy again? If you responded yes, then you will. Remember, when there is a will, there is a way. Happiness is a state that comes from the inside out. Many times in honoring our loved one, we can find joy in our heart.

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Former speaker for PESI

I’ve had the honor to present my seminar, “Transforming Grief and Loss” in more than 100 cities while working together with PESI.