Interview by Emma Sartwell August 1-7, 2019, Mindi Counts, founder of Inner Ocean Empowerment Project, and Katie Asmus, founder of the Somatic Wilderness Therapy Institute, will lead an intimate group of non-binary and women-identified seekers on the Wild Women’s Quest: a time of journey and self-reflection in wilderness space outside Boulder, CO. I interviewed Mindi … Continue reading Rites of Passage: IOEP’s Founder on Finding Her Purpose and Starting a Nonprofit
Dear friends of Inner Ocean, Her name is Sparkle, she is a pit bull mix and we rescued her 4 years ago from a kill-shelter in Arkansas. When shearrived, she was a hot mess. She had heart worms, staph infection all over her body, she had parasites, a limp, a half broken tail, 4 broken teeth … Continue reading For the Love of Sparkle: How Yet Another Rescued Pit Bull Stole This Healer’s Heart
A young, short-haired girl from India came walking shyly and alone into our trauma healing clinic at a rehabilitation center for girls who have been sex trafficked in New Delhi, February 2014. She held onto the swinging door of the clinic and only allowed one foot to trickle just past the door. She kept her … Continue reading Healing Trauma
Meet Anshu. Anshu is a young Nepali girl from the village of Gati who I met and fell completely in love with last year. She lost her dad in the 2015 earthquake after their house collapsed. This left her mother with no income and so she went to go find work in Kathmandu two years … Continue reading Our Nepal Health Trek Journey 2017
Exciting News! About a year ago, Inner Ocean was asked to contribute to a book on Trauma and Holistic Medicine for healthcare workers who work in this specific field. We were asked not only because of our international work with victims of sex-trafficking, but also because of our work in disaster relief, with veterans, with people … Continue reading Trauma and Holistic Medicine, Our First Published Piece!