Alison Hendley is an experienced spiritual director offering one on one direction and supervision. She is trained as a healer, and has a deep love for nature, often bringing God's creation intentionally into a session. She has trained in Eco Therapy and how the body can support healing.
Alison is a Deacon with the United Methodist Church and a professed monastic member of St. Brigid of Kildare Monastery.
As a woman who has worked through her own personal trauma from childhood abuse, Alison is gifted at working with others through trauma and abuse. She is highly intuitive and uses her gifts to serve others in moving to wholeness and hope. Having grown up in London and lived in both rural and urban California, she has interacted with many cultures and diverse people, which she enjoys. She now resides in Central Minnesota, and loves hiking, kayaking, gardening and her dog and cat!
Why Birch Bark?
Since moving to Minnesota, Birch Trees have been an image of hope for me. Birch bark can be used in many ways: to make vessels, canoes, containers, shelter. It has healing properties. It shines in the dark of winter. It sparks flames.