LIFE COACH & EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANT
Reconnecting Humans to their Inner Nature and the Living Earth
- Holistic and Natural Health
- Ecopsychology and the New Paradigm
- Women’s Issues
- Sage Aging
- Dreamwork and Expressive Arts
- Energy Cultivation and Nature Therapies
Dr. Shanti has been in practice for over thirty years as a spiritual counselor, holistic health consultant, movement and meditation instructor, ecotherapist, seminar leader and university teacher. In her work, she assists her clients and students in connecting to their inner wisdom and healing power and to the intelligent energy matrix of the living Earth.
She has a Ph.D. in psychology with a dissertation emphasis on the benefits of nature-based therapies. She also holds an MA from the University of New York, a B.A. with honors from UC Berkeley and a certification in Holistic Health. Further study includes the Eastern traditions of Yoga, Taoism and Zen Buddhism, Western metaphysics, spiritual feminism, Jungian dream work and Sandtray, body-energy therapies, Essene ministry of natural healing, modern dance and T’ai Chi. As part of her contemplative path, she has had the opportunity to practice and meet with numerous spiritual leaders, including sages from India, Buddhist and Taoist masters and the Dalai Lama.
Shanti is a co-founder of the Cedros Natural Health Center in Solana Beach, California and has served as an instructor at several universities, such as the University of New York, London, the California Institute of Human Science and the California Naturopathic College. In her many seminars and university classes, she has taught thousands of clients and students the principles and practices of holistic and natural health, the individuation/inner journey process, relationship/communication skills and the importance of consciously connecting to the Earth.
She has also taught Yoga and T’ai Chi at natural health resorts like The Golden Door and The Ashram and performed in a Labans interpretive dance troupe while living in London. On an international level, she has facilitated workshops and retreats in England, Spain, Canada, Costa Rica, Hawaii, Oregon and California and she assisted Shirley MacLaine in leading a four-day retreat on the Higher Self.
She is a member of the International Ecotherapy Association, Sierra Club, Audubon, Friends of Jung and San Diego Children and Nature. She resides in San Diego’s coastal North County with her family where she enjoys writing, gardening and communing with nature.
Her fees are based on a sliding scale and she works with individuals, couples and groups.
What clients and students have said:
“Working with Shanti is one of the best things I’ve done in my life.”
“She is an inspiring teacher and a five star university professor.”
“Shanti has facilitated many womens’ groups, leading them through their issues in a professional and safe manner and has helped women reach their own inner healing and strength.”
“I was immediately drawn to Shanti’s style of teaching and her passion for holistic and natural health. I have come to regard her as one of the most important mentors in my life. She lives her truth; her authenticity is completely genuine. She is always willing to share her wisdom and knowledge while remaining compassionate, supportive, honest, patient and ethical.”
Contact: Shanti Mayberry: (858) 395-3607 firstname.lastname@example.org