Clergy Experience

Trauma Informed

Pastoral Care

Bilingual (Spanish)

Developmental Disability Certified

Intervention Specialist

Mindfulness Instructor

Practical Creativity

Ceremony Officiation

Management

Vocational Development

Education  

(K-Adult)

Experience

Community Outreach Pastoral Care/Pastoral Support within Freethought/Humanist community as well as the wider human community; addressing a wide variety of existential/spiritual concerns in an interfaith context. I’m delighted to be a ‘friendly ear & practical/vocational resource.

  • Trauma-Informed Care: Creating safe spaces in secular & faith-based environments while mentoring/coaching & teaching the developmentally disabled, physically challenged, & veteran populations respectively.

  • Mindfulness Training in secular, faith-based, & natural environments

Life Rhythm & Ritual Celebrations

I’ve had the privilege of celebrating life and communing with others in ceremonies such as:

  • Solstice/Equinox celebrations

  • Weddings

  • Memorials

  • Coming-of-age

  • Divorce ceremonies

Creativity Consulting

  • I’ve had a lot of fun mentoring & coaching others in an action-oriented, holistic way; maximizing the creative potential of the client from a trauma-Informed Humanistic perspective.

SERVICE HISTORY

  • An Unknown Kraftsman Humanist Ministries -Owner

  • Cleveland Humanist Alliance Lakewood, OH -Organizer/Clergy

Education

Ueshiba Schools of Aikido (Cleveland Aikikai)       2013

-Eastern Psychology

-Communication

-Practical Creativity

-Leadership

-Emotional Intelligence

Shambhala Meditation Center

-Mindfulness Training

-Eastern Studies

Various Professional Development classes/workshops in:

Trauma-Informed Care, Applied Ethics,Education, Developmental Disability (including autism & dyslexia spectrum respectively), Early Child Development, Virtus, Humanist Clergy trainings (AHA), CPR training, Intervention Specialist training,

Professional Memberships

American Humanist Association, Universal Life Church, Joseph Campbell Foundation, United States Kendo Federation, Ohio Arts Council

NE Ohio Freethought Society, Cleveland Humanist Alliance, Shambhala, Ueshiba Schools of Aikido,

Additional Skills: Tech Savvy (Windows & OSX), Marketing/Sales

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