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Counselor: I have spent my adult life helping people acknowledge their inner authority, learn to value themselves and appreciate their unique gifts. My psychic abilities have been demonstrated on NBC television and my classes featured in The Oregon Journal.

Author: Wolf Medicine is a true story of healing and personal transformation aided by War Eagle, an elder from the Wolf Clan of the Cherokee Nation. It is recently finished and awaits a publisher.

Journalist: I have been a freelance writer for magazines and newspapers, as well as a monthly columnist for Transformation Times and The Gresham Outlook.

Teacher: I have designed and taught Intuitive Training Classes for more than twenty years. I have also worked with emotionally disturbed children, offered classes in the Portland Public Schools and Portland Community College.

Performer: My early beginnings were as a professional singer and actress. I also performed as a puppeteer for Japanese Bunraku theater. I have written and toured with theater companies throughout the western states and worked locally as an Artist-in-Residence.

Personal: I am a delighted grandmother, an avid gardener and devoted swimmer. I love motorcycle riding and simple living.


Undergraduate Work in the Performing Arts:

The Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria
The Longy School of Music in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Dance and Women's Studies at Ohio State University in Columbus
Richard Hayes-Marshall School of Theater in Portland, Oregon

Masters Program in Counseling Psychology:
Independent Study at Marylhurst College
Practicum at Clackamas County Mental Health Center
Gestalt and Transactional Analysis at Lutheran Family Services

Special Training:
Family Therapy
Body Energetics
Jungian Dreamwork
Guided Imagery