About Kate


Wild and Precious Days is a “hub” of family services offered by Kate Causbie, based in Redmond, Washington. With a diverse multi-disciplinary background, Kate is a skilled mindfulness educator, family movement/yoga instructor, and birth doula (CD-PALS)



Wittenberg University (Springfield, Ohio)
Bachelor of Arts – May 2014

Yoga Loft Dayton (Fairborn, Ohio)
200hr Teacher Training May 2015

The Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations at Bastyr University (Seattle, Washington)
DONA International Birth Doula Training – March 2016




Continuing Education
– Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders and the Postpartum Doula (Mia Edidin, LICSW) – 2017
– Spinning Babies (Tammy Ryan) – 2017

– Breastfeeding Resources, Support, and Advocacy for Doulas (Carrie Kenner, CD-DONA) – 2017
– Journey Through the Pelvis (Carrie Kenner, CD-DONA) – 2017
– Open Arms Perinatal Services Birth Doula Training – 2016

– Montessori Assistant Teacher Training (MEIPN – Montessori Education Institute of the PNW) – 2016
– Journey of Young Women “Mentoring Girls” (Katharine Krueger) – 2015/2016

– Trauma Informed Yoga (Yoga Behind Bars) – 2017
– School Mindfulness Curriculum Training (Mindful Schools) – 2013/2014
– Restorative Practices in Schools (International Institute for Restorative Practices) – 2014
– Restorative Justice Facilitator Training (International Institute for Restorative Practices) – 2012

– A Horse is a Horse – Of Course? Symposium for Equine Welfare in Equine Assisted Activities (Torna Hallestad, Sweden) – August 2018

– Jana Steffen – Dressage Lessons (Seattle, Washington) – 2007 – 2010, 2018 – Present
– Equus Gestaltung (Estang, France) – Summer 2012
– Mediterranean Horsemanship (Sicily, Italy) – July 2011
– Equestrian’s Institute (Bellevue, Washington) Dressage Grant Recipient – November 2009
– Terry Church – Natural Sporthorse Clinics (Seattle, Washington) – 2007 – 2008




Professional Experience
Camp Kindness Counts (Redmond, Washington)
Program Manager, April 2018 – Present
Program Coordinator, September 2016 – March 2018

Open Arms Perinatal Services (Seattle, Washington)
Volunteer Doula, March 2016 – Present

Practical Montessori Preschool (Seattle, Washington)
Assistant Teacher, October 2016 – March 2018

Lila Yoga (Seattle, Washington)
Teacher, October 2015 – October 2016

Yoga Loft Dayton (Fairborn, Ohio)
Yin, Aerial Yoga, and Kids Yoga Teacher, March – July 2015

Americorps VISTA Member: Springfield Promise Neighborhood (Springfield, Ohio)
Health & Wellness Leader, June 2014 – June 2015

Clark County Restorative Justice Initiative (Springfield, Ohio)
International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP) trained Restorative Justice Facilitator, October 2012 – December 2013


Writing and Publications
Kindara – Menstrual Cycle Charting and Health Web Content

DONA International – Countertransference: Offering Doula Support Free of Emotional Entanglement

Spectrum, Wittenberg University’s Nonfiction JournalThe Role of Pro-social Moral Capacities in the Age of Globalization, April 2014

Project Intersect Zine (digital)Parallel Transgressions: Women/Animal Oppression Intersections in Equine-Assisted Therapies, September 2014                



Wright State University: Race, Gender, Class, and Sexuality Symposium (Dayton, Ohio) – Co-authored paper presentation with Nancy McHugh, PhD: Critical Spaces for Social and Epistemic Justice, February 2014                   

Association for Women in Psychology National Conference
(Columbus, Ohio) – Poster Presentation: Ecologically Informed Equine Assisted Therapy, March 2014

Southern Connecticut State University Women’s Studies Department Conference – Ecology, Spirituality, Sustainability: Feminist and Indigenous Interventions (New Haven, Connecticut) – Accepted Paper Presentation: Integrating Equine Assisted Therapies with Ecopsychology, April 2014

First Annual Ohio Hunger Dialogues – Paneled Workshop Presentation Initiating Hunger Advocacy in Our Communities, September 2014 


Volunteer Experience
Tumalinen Anthroposophical Group Home – Volunteer www.turmalinen.net (Umea, Sweden), July – August 2013

Italian – ACTFL Tested Intermediate – Mid (Spoken)
French – Intermediate (Spoken)