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Jeanette Rodriguez, Ph.D
Jeanett Rodriguez, Ph.D, MFT
Jeanette Rodriguez, Ph.D., is a theologian, teacher, clinician, and author. She is a well-known speaker on issues of culture, identity, gender, and justice. While a “Shaman” at heart, her spirituality is well grounded in the wisdom of the ancient mystics. She currently chairs the Religious Studies Department at Seattle University and holds a license in Marriage and Family counseling in the states of Washington and California. She is a bi-lingual, bi-cultural, and bicognitive psychospiritual therapist. Two of her more well-known books are Our Lady of Guadalupe, and Cultural Memory: Resistance, Faith, and Identity.
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Linda Joy Myers, Ph.D., MFT

Linda Joy Myers, Ph.D., has been a therapist in Berkeley, California for 31 years. She received advanced training in family and couple work at the California School of Marital and Family Therapy, and has many years of experiences working with the human condition. Her philosophy of the work is to bring consciousness and full choice to everyday life, where we have the opportunity to find happiness anew, no matter what the past has been. Linda helps people with relationship problems, creativity, finding a voice, and healing past emotional, physical, and sexual abuse. When the Shadow of trauma and abuse is lifted, the person is freed to encounter the Now.She has been a supervisor, trainer, and core faculty member at John F. Kennedy University. Linda is the author of The Power of Memoir—How to Write Your Healing Story, her memoir Don’t Call Me Mother, andBecoming Whole: Writing Your Healing Story. As President of the National Association of Memoir Writers, Linda offers support, online writing workshops, and coaching and editing services. Research shows that writing helps us to a new layer of Self and healing, and sorts out the different parts and voices that clamor for our attention. Writing—whether through journaling or stories, silences the noise, and helps the writer emerge into the light of self-awareness.

Linda offers phone consultations on creativity, personal development, and counseling.

For more information, please write, or follow her blog at or on Twitter @MemoirGuru.

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