Lorraine Pickles is a Priestess of Avalon and a One Spirit Interfaith Minister. She trained with the Glastonbury Goddess Temple as a Soul Healer.
Lorraine has a long-standing association with the Goddess Temple in Glastonbury and the Conference, and was a member of the Conference Crone Circle last year.
She worked for many years as a social worker, and is a qualified. counsellor.She has also worked as a chaplain and a funeral celebrant ,often including poetry in the funerals she has conducted.
Lorraine has recently trained as a life coach,and has begun working alongside older women who are looking to find purpose and meaning in later life – something very dear to her own heart.
Lorraine has written and performed poetry for many years, including at Poetry Slams and at Temple seasonal ceremonies. She is particularly interested in the link between poetry and healing. Lorraine has facilitated and co-facilitated poetry groups and activities in a variety of settings, including a women’s prison, a neuro-psychiatric unit, and currently, a local hospice.
The Healing Power of Poetry
In this workshop we will discover the Maiden energy in its poetry and healing aspect.
We will be sharing, writing. and exploring all things poetic, using a variety of methods- including ceremony- with a particular emphasis on how poetry can heal.
We will go deep- and have fun!