Author: Lesley Hannell

40+ years experience in the field of Counselling and Crisis Intervention Energy Diagnostic and Treatment Methods, Level 2 Trainer and Certified Practitioner Transactional Analysis, 3 years of Post graduate training Energy Psychology, extensive training in various modalities Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAGALA) Social Planning Council of Peel, Past Executive Director “Women in Crisis”, an emergency shelter and crisis intervention service for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence in Guelph, Past Executive Director & founding member Planned Parenthood, Past Board Member Reiki Practitioner Black Belt in Traditional Japanese Karate Tai Chi & Meditation teacher Energy Healing and Practice, Certified byThe Four Winds Society Raised 3 children Owns and rides an Arab horse Loves being out in nature and especially canoeing


May 8, 2020
Stress is the biggest cause of illness in our world today and Meditation can help to reduce the effects of Stress on our minds and bodies. Stress is an internal...

Releasing Fear

May 8, 2020
    When we talk about a  “Meditative Practice” or a “Spiritual Practice”, that’s exactly what it is ….. practice for times like this, when we need to draw on...

In Difficult Times

April 3, 2020
In these extraordinary times we are currently experiencing I am reminded of my intention back in late December 2019, to spend more time in Nature, Reconnecting, Rewilding, Remembering. Now that...

Leonardo da Vinci

January 1, 2020

Having New Eyes

January 1, 2020

Returning to Nature – “Rewilding”

January 1, 2020
More and more research and evidence is reminding us that returning to Nature is very beneficial for our health and wellness. In his recent book entitled “Rewilding”, author and director...

A new life perspective: Words of a client to himself

November 18, 2015
The New Life Perspective “Accept what happened and what you went through as a part of personal growth only. It’s now time to let go of resentment and put the...

Equine Assisted Psychotherapy: Treating PTSD

August 11, 2015
Equine Assisted Psychotherapy has been found to be very helpful in treating PTSD, stress, anxiety, trauma, bullying, depression, low self esteem and low confidence. It is also a  useful way...

Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples (EFT)

June 5, 2015
Emotionally focused therapy (EFT) is an empirically supported humanistic treatment that arose out of the theoretical integration of research on psychotherapy with ideas from constructivist psychology, emotion theory, and attachment...