"What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?" {Mary Oliver}

About Kate

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Wild and Precious Days is the Seattle-based “hub” of family services offered by Kate Causbie.  

 

 

Education and Certifications
Wittenberg University (Springfield, Ohio)
Bachelor of Arts, August 2010 – May 2014
[Studio Art (Photography) & Interdepartmental Studies (Critical Social Psychology)]

Yoga Loft Dayton Yoga Teacher Training (Fairborn, Ohio)
200HR Yoga Alliance Teacher Training Certification, January – May 2015

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

Continuing Education
BIRTH
– 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

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

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

Professional Experience
Practical Montessori Preschool (Seattle, Washington)
Assistant Teacher, October 2016 – Present

Camp Kindness Counts (Redmond, Washington)
Program Coordinator, September 2016 – Present

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

 Live Love Flow Yoga (Seattle, Washington)
Hatha Yoga Teacher, October 2015 – Present

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

Americoprs 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                

Presentations
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
Equus-Gestaltung Equine Facilitated Therapy Project
 www.equus-gestaltung.over-blog.com – Volunteer Research Guest (Estang, France), June – August 2012          

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

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