Primary Training & Certification

STREAM (Scar Tissue Remediation Education and Management) Student with Ellen Heed, 2020-2022
Soon to be certified in this modality by 2023

Certified Embodiment Doula, Embodied Doula Trainings, 2020

Certified Postpartum Embodiment Doula, Embodied Doula Trainings, 2020

Certified Embodied Childbirth Educator, Embodied Doula Trainings, 2022

Certified Embodied Lactation Guide, Embodied Doula Trainings, 2022

Certified Embodied Newborn Care Specialist, Embodied Doula Trainings, 2022

CAPPA Childbirth Educator Training, September 2015, Tabitha Ames

The Artemis School: Nurture Training, November 2015,  Lara Catone (Focus on Holistic Postpartum Recovery and training in Level I of the Elemental Body Method)

The Artemis School: Initiate Training, June 2015, Lara Catone (Holistic Sexual Wellness Coaching and Sex Educator Training)

CAPPA Postpartum Doula Training, October 2014, Darla Burns

CAPPA Birth Doula Training, February 2013, Rena Koerner

CAPPA Postpartum Doula Training, April 2012, Darla Burns

Supportive Trainings

LA Doula Project Full Spectrum Doula Training, May 2015, taught by Elsa Asher and Chanti Smith

End of Life Support Doula Workshop, taught by Carolyn Conger, PhD, March 2015

Plus Sized Birth Training with Jennifer Rue McLellan, December 2014

How to Raise Emotionally Healthy Children Teacher Training, taught by Gerald Newmark, Ph.D., November 2014

Spinning Babies Training with Gail Tulley, 2014

Advanced Doula Training with Two Doulas Birth, November 2013

Women’s Way Moon Cycles Series 2, taught by Barbara Hannelore, April 2014

Women’s Way Moon Cycles Series 1, taught by Barbara Hannelore, August 2013

Two Doulas Birth Childbirth Education Series, taught by Becca Gordon and Kimme McGuire, August 2013

SquatFest Conference 2013

Working with Orthodox Jewish Clients, taught by Dr. Eliot Berlin, June 2013

Babywearing, taught by Laura Brown, June 2013

Contraception: Choices, Culture, and Consequences, February 2013 (through UCSF)

Advanced Doula Training with Birthwell LA, 2012

Breastfeeding Class with Birth and Beyond, Cheryl Baker, 2012

YogaFit Level One Teacher Training, 2009

Honors and Awards

Nominated for the DASC Doula Mentor and Postpartum Doula of the Year, 2016

Nominated for the DASC Doula Mentor of the Year, 2015

Recipient of the Beutner Award for Excellence in the Arts for Poetry, 2011

Higher Education

California Institute of the Arts, MFA in Writing and Critical Studies, 2012

College of Santa Fe, BA Creative Writing and Literature, Magna Cum Laude, 2009