My “Official” Biography
- Master Embodied Dreamwork Practitioner and Teacher and have been in private practice since 2004. I have led dreamwork retreat groups and presentations in the US, Canada and Europe since 2004, as well as worked with student Dreamwork practitioners since 2009.
- Co-Fouder and Director of Limina – A School for Dreams and Consciousness with Bill St.Cyr.
- Co-Founder and Director of Students of the Dream, Bill St.Cyr.
- Master Teacher at The Center for Archetypal Dreamwork, 2010 to 2014.
- Co-founder and co-editor of deLuge, an online literary and arts journal devoted to the creative expression of dreams or inspired by dreams with Karla Van Vliet.
- Founding member of the Center for Archetypal Dreamwork and on the Executive Board from 2004 to 2014.
- Writer, with an MFA in Poetry from New England College, a BA in English from University of Cincinnati. I have studied writing with many outstanding teachers including Joan Larkin, Anne Marie Macari, Linda Elkin, Judith Barrington, Ann Waldman and Alicia Ostriker.
- Breitenbush Retreat Center: with Bill St.Cyr, 2011-present.
- Telluride Weekend Retreat: with Bill, 2009-present.
- Glouscester, MA with Bill, hosted by Peggy and Andy Matlow, 2016-present.
- Upstate New York with Bill and Susan Walden, 2014-present.
- Santa Cruz, CA: with Bill and Katherine Bell 2014-present.
- Prajna Yoga Studio, Santa Fe: with Henry Shukman, Tias Little and Bill, 2015-present.
- Pensacola, FL: with Bill and Michelle MacNeil, 2014-present.
- Smithers, BC: with Bill and Darren Beth Jakubec, 2014-present.
- New Orleans Retreats and Dream Conferences: with Rodger Kamenetz, Kezia Kamenetz and Bill St.Cyr, 2014 to 2015.
- Center for Archetypal Dreamwork. Retreat Group Leader, two to six retreats per year, 2004 to 2014.
- Center for Archetypal Dreamwork: Couple’s Group Leader 2011 to 2014.
- Kripalu Yoga and Health Center: 2010 to 2013.
- Esalen Institute: 2011 to 2013.
- Hollyhock Retreat Center: 2012 to 2013.
- Rowe Retreat Center, 2013.
- Symposium for the Study of Myth: Pacifica Graduate Institute and the Joseph Campbell Foundation with Bill St.Cyr, 2012.
- Château St-Ferriol, France: with Bill St.Cyr, 2011.
- Formaser in Barcelona, Spain hosted by mondesomnis: 2011.
- London, UK: 2011.
- One World Festival, Italy: 2011.
- International Association for the Study of Dreams: 2010-2011.
- Co-Founder of Limina – A School for Consciousness and Dreams, 2014-present.
- On-going Embodied Dreamwork Practitioner Training.
- On-going Embodied Dreamwork Practitioner Mentorship.
- Embodied Dreamwork and Relationship – An Intensive.
- The Foundations of Embodied Dreamwork.
- On-going Online Dreamer’s Circle.
- Dreams and Creativity – Exploring Voice through the Dream
- Opening the Dream Seminars with Bill and Annie Wattles
- Entering the Body of the Dream – The Art and Practice of String Work with Bill.
- Dreamwork and the Issues of Gender with Bill.
- The Fundamentals of Archetypal Dreamwork with Bill.
- Writing, Creativity and the Dream with Bill and Annie Perkins
- Art and the Practice of Presence with Karla Van Vliet.
- String Work for Group Leaders with Bill.
- Archetypal Dreamwork and Mythology with Karla Van Vliet.
- Archytypal Dreamwork and Rudhyarian Astrology with Bill.
My poetry has been published in the following:
- What Have You Lost, Anthology, Edited by Naomi Shihab Nye
- Jane’s Stories, Anthology
- Poetry Journals Including: Poet Lore, Spillway, The Liberty Hill Poetry Review, California Quarterly, Muddy River Review, Black Buzzard Press and Blue Heron Review.
I also edited and contributed a series of 5 books about Archetypal Dreamwork.