My lineage includes the teachings of:

bell hooks – critical consciousness, racism, feminism, education, love and community

Audre Lorde – racism, intersectional oppression, and social justice

Peter Block – community building

M Scott Peck, MD – self awareness & psychology of community

Christina Baldwin and Anne Linnea – circles

Martin Luther King, Jr. – Beloved Community

Parker Palmer – belonging & circles of trust

Starhawk – community building and collaborative leadership

John Welwood – psycho-spirituality and relationship as spiritual practice

Andrew Solomon  – identity and inclusion

Charles Eisenstein – sacred economics and gift economy

Lewis Hyde – gift economy

Frances Weller – grief and ritual

Heather Plett – holding space and circles

Sarah Schulman – conflict is not abuse

Carl Jung – self awareness, shadow work and archetypes

Caroline Myss – self awareness, shadow work & archetypes

As a human and a professional who is always pushing my edges and evolving, I’m currently studying and skill-building in the Human Alive Program for harm reduction and nurturing intimacy in relationships.