Katrina (they/them) is a queer, nonbinary and chronically ill writer, educator, energy healer, and dreamworker.
They write books as an activist, naturalist, and educator, and their stories involve the natural world, the LGBTQIA+ community, imagination, dreams, and empowerment. They currently write for Endometriosis.net and DreamTime magazine.
Katrina is widely published. Along with numerous articles in magazines, newspapers, journals, and web sites, they contributed a chapter to Rebearths: Conversations with a World Ensouled (World Soul Books, 2010).
When Katrina is not writing, they run a tutoring business, Katrina Dreamer Tutoring, for neurodivergent students, especially those with dyslexia and ADHD. They are an Orton-Gillingham Associate and are certified at the associate level working under the guidance of a fellow. They work with children who are highly sensitive, gifted, have learning disabilities, or are struggling with confidence, anxiety, and depression. Their tutoring technique combines mindfulness, meditation, and practical academic tools to help students feel more confident, comfortable with themselves, and successful academically and socially.
Katrina holds a master’s degree in Consciousness and Transformative Studies and they are also the Colorado and New Mexico Regional Representative for the International Association for the Study of Dreams. They co-host a podcast, Dreaming Back to the Earth, which explores the relationship between the earth and dreams. They also occasionally teach workshops on dreams.
Throughout all of their work, Katrina is passionate about helping people connect with their intuitive knowing and teaching them how to manage their energy system so that they can thrive and succeed. Their gift is working with other highly sensitive and empathic people to help them manage their daily lives with more ease and comfort.
They offer energy healings and workshops on how to work with the energetic system (aura and chakras). They have taught energy work classes privately to groups of therapists, psychologists, hair stylists, and university employees, among others. They provided a workshop for the staff at the University of California, San Francisco's Trauma Recovery Program as well as for the interns at the UCSF Child Trauma Research Program.
Intuitive Way provided their training in energy work, and they completed IW's graduate-level courses in 2009. They been practicing intuitive meditation and energy work for more than a decade.
In 2011, Katrina traveled through seven countries in Europe for six months, tracing their ancestral heritage. Along the way, they rappelled off a 70 foot cliff, soaked in Icelandic hot springs, and swam in a Norwegian fjord.
They also an award-winning photographer. You can see their work here.
Academic Coach and Tutor