Sweigh Emily Spilkin, MA, CHT, PhD (cand.) is a Soul Guide, a Threshold Healer, and an Alchemist. Sweigh is passionate about helping people transform challenge into soul-centered growth. She is the founder of Thresholds Healing, through which she offers Body-Centered Psychotherapy, Somatic Soul Retrieval, and workshops and classes for therapists, healers, and other individuals ready to cross the threshold into the full embodiment of who they really are. Sweigh’s training includes certification in Hakomi Body Centered Psychotherapy, advanced training in Peter Levine’s Somatic Experiencing trauma resolution, training in Animas Valley’s Soul-Centered work in nature, certification as a Qigong healing practitioner from the Body Energy Center’s 4-year program, and a traditional, 6-year apprenticeship in a Sacred Energy Mystery School. Sweigh is currently working on her PhD in Somatic Psychology at the Santa Barbara Graduate Institute and is doing research in the field of Post Traumatic Growth. She can be found on the web at www.ThresholdsHealing.com
Jim Marsden, MA is passionate about the wilderness and today guides wilderness experiences that help deepen individual awareness, bring forth authentic expression, and strengthen relationships with nature. Many of these are programs that support personal transformation and build upon practices found among many indigenous cultures throughout the world. Jim helps people to step fully into their lives and to bring forth their unique artistry and leadership as they do so. Jim is married, is the very proud father of two daughters, and currently resides in Boulder, Colorado.
Michael Jospe, MA is a co-facilitator and co-instructor of Wilderness Directions and Wilderness Therapy Trainings. He is a wilderness guide with a holistic approach to life-coaching and transition mentoring. His background includes an MA in Transformational Learning and Adventure Education, training from Tom Brown, Jr. and Jon Young, Ananda Yoga Teacher Training Certification, and training in Reiki, energetic bodywork, and Gestalt psychology. www.earthbasedinstitute.org (720) 352-7865