Rosalyn is an educator, counselor and cross-cultural minister living in the Kootenay Mountains of British Columbia. She has spent many years both studying and traveling to earth based indigenous communities. Her passion is to encourage and support the return to healthier relationships with ourselves, each other, the earth and all of creation.
As a counselor she has been working in private practice for over 20 years focusing on expressive art therapy, embodied psychotherapy and spiritual direction. In her practice she specializes in supporting individuals with life passage transitions, couples counseling, resilience in crisis and grief and trauma resolution and support.
As an educator she is teaching with Selkirk College in the Human Services and Indigenous Studies as well as with Sofia University in a Global masters program in Transpersonal Psychology.
She has a masters degree in Earth based Spirituality and a doctorate in cross-cultural ministry. Her community service includes facilitating funerals, weddings, memorials, baby blessings and many community based activities that support life transitions.
Honours Ba In Therapeutic Recreation with a minor in business and social work
MA: Masters of Arts, Holy Names University with specialty in Community Development and Social Change
Doctorate of Ministry: University of Creation Spirituality: emphasis on cross cultural spirituality and Expressive art therapy (art as meditation)
Certificate in Conscious relationship therapy and body-centered therapy: Hendricks
Working with Energy Training: Healing Hands Therapy
Emotional Intelligence and Leadership
Certified yoga instructor
Certified trance dance facilitator: Global trance dance network
IBP: Integrative body psychotherapy two year training
Member of Expressive art therapy institute
Certified Funeral celebrant
Ordained Minister of Cross Cultural Prayer: Centre of Sacred Studies and the International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers
Solution Focused Problem Solving
Safe Teen Facilitator Training
Indigenization and truth and reconciliation Training
Learning Outcomes and Curriculum Development
Trauma resolution with ceremony, ritual and spiritual practice
Trance journeys for healing and growth