In addition to directing The Center, Caryn is a Jungian soul-centered therapist in private practice working with individuals, couples, and families. Caryn graduated from Pacifica Graduate Institute in Carpinteria, California with a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology, specializing in archetypal, depth, or Jungian soul-centered therapy. Caryn is also a certified Spiritual Director through the Franciscan Spiritual Center in Milwaukie, Oregon.
In addition to directing The Center, Margaret is an artist, a creative process facilitator, and a spiritual director. She holds a master's degree in counseling psychology. Her personal area of study is in depth psychology and the soul-centered mysticism of the human experience. She has been a working, professional glass artist and teacher for over 18 years. Margaret is a Certified Spiritual Director through both Franciscan Spirituality Center and Urban Spirituality Center. Her passion is creatively facilitating others in claiming and expressing their full authentic Self.
Based on the intuition of Murshid Samuel Lewis, the Dances of Universal Peace communicate the universality of mystical experience behind all religious traditions and the importance of bringing to the world "peace through the arts." Michelle and Michael are excited to add The Center to their dance circle offerings.
As long term dance leaders, they bring creativity and presence as they lead simple group circle dances that embody spirituality, create a sense of unity and promote peace. The Dances take place on...
Every Second Sunday of the Month
Potluck at 12 Noon and Dances of Universal Peace at 1pm.
As a Zen Buddhist monk, Gemma brings contemplative practices into daily life. She has a quiet presence, bright curiosity, and creative spirit. If you are longing to move into stillness, deepen your spiritual walk, or explore Buddhist/Eastern spirituality, contact her for an introductory conversation. She is currently formulating a Meditation Program at The Center, so let her know you are interested! Gemma is a Certified Spiritual Director through the FranciscanSpiritual Center in Milwaukie, Oregon.
Of all the multi-disciplinary passions Luly enjoys practicing and sharing her favorite is Regressive QHHT Hypnotherapy (Quantum Healing Hypnosis Technique). She complements this work with angelical counseling, Reiki energy healing, life coaching and/or the collaborative healing powers of crystals. Luly loves watching the spiritual growth her clients experience. Most of all, she loves listening to people’s dreams and accomplishments.
Text or Voicemail: 503-750-3236
M. Carolyn Miller, MA
Carolyn has spent her 25-year career strategically building story- and game-driven learning experiences to change employee attitudes, beliefs and/or behaviors. Mid-career, a degree in Transformative Language Arts sent her life, and work, in a deeper direction. Today, she works with “awakening” populations, and the professionals who serve them, creating learning experiences that support personal change as a catalyst for social change.
Carole is a heart-centered song leader, writer, and coach passionate about supporting others to embrace life and experience joy, even in the midst of loss and change.
Carole’s holds a Nursing Doctorate from the University of Colorado and a Master’s degree in Spiritual Psychology with a post-graduate certificate in Consciousness, Health and Healing. She uses both her professional background and personal experience to gently support clients through the many transitions of life. As a community song leader, Carole believes in the power of singing to lift hearts, create community and facilitate change. She also teaches beginning ukulele, guitar, and voice for those who desire to have music be a vehicle for growth and transformation in their lives.
Carole lives in Portland, Oregon with her son and their dog, Alta. In addition to coaching, she loves singing, spending time in nature, and finding the extraordinary moments in everyday life.
Ali Grimshaw contributes to the world as an educator, life coach, mother and a poet. She is passionate about empowering others through shared writing experiences, facilitating group inquiry and building supportive communities that celebrate growth. She has over 21 years of educational experience including; classroom teacher and Literacy Coach. You can find her poetry at flashlightbatteries.blog.
Ilene has worn many hats in the field of education over the past 35 years including teacher, family partnership and education coordinator, advocate, teacher coach, adult educator and administrator. Inspired by the ability of children to resolve conflict, Ilene completed a comprehensive certification program to become a mediator in 2007. In addition to having a private mediation practice specializing in family, workplace and community mediation, she provides training for mediators and is a conflict coach. Ilene studied compassionate listening with the Compassionate Listening Project and became a certified Compassionate Listening Facilitator in 2009.
Amanda is a retired OB nurse who has ushered hundreds of babies into the world. Now she is standing at the threshold as midwife to those who are departing. She explores the similarities between death and birth and is passionate about both. Her calling now is to facilitate conversations about dying and help all of us to face death with less fear. She is a certified Death Midwife, Minister, Priestess, Mom and Grandma.
Cora is a deeply spiritual person with a warm welcome for people of all faiths. She created the 19 Badi Calendar Cards that support a daily prayer practice. She loves working behind the scenes to connect people to one another and support projects that promote social justice and the action of love in the world. You can find the 19 Day Calendar Cards here.