Cheryl serves as an inspirational speaker, offering a wide variety of topics based on the wealth of her life and professional experiences. She has been the keynote at a number of national and international organizations.


Keynote speaker

Cheryl mixes humor with human depth as she brings life and inspiration to the podium. Her life journey has included several dark nights--including cancer--that season her presentations with a dose of reality. Cheryl introduces audiences to the importance of play, creativity, and imagination, and inspires others to begin their own journeys toward self-love. Business audiences enjoy her insights into passion and purpose and the ways we can pursue both in our workaday worlds. Through her words, Cheryl helps individuals face and even embrace change.

Workshop/playtime facilitator

Cheryl offers a number of workshops/playtimes that can be adapted to a group's specific needs and abilities. She facilitates dynamic settings that encourage participants to tap into their own natural creativity for healing and insights. Cheryl utilizes expressive arts, music, movement, journaling, dialogue, and other psycho-social tools and techniques to inspire self-awareness and inner connection.

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Sacred ritual officiant

As a Quaker minister, Cheryl provides guidance for individuals, couples, and families going through life transitions from cradle to grave. She officiates weddings, baby dedications, memorials, and other rituals that mark threshold experiences and sacred celebrations, such as divorce, funerals, land and home blessings. Her passion to working with families whose voices aren't typically represented in traditional religious settings.

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Life & Death Transitions

Cheryl is also a Hospice chaplain, a home funeral/natural death care educator, and a guide to families choosing to care for their loved ones at home before, during, and after death. Her services in this area are available to individuals, families, and groups who are interested in learning about advanced directives, home care, and funeral/death care planning as well as to those effected by death.